Sep 11, 2002, 8:48 AM
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ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
newzealand.co.nz strongly believes in the freedom of expression as long as legal or morally accepted standards of expression are not crossed. newzealand.co.nz is offering you several services and products that may expand your communication with the general public. We trust that you will use these facilities to promote the flowing exchange of information and exercise your freedom of expression in accordance with the newzealand.co.nz Acceptable Use Policy. A users violation of this Policy may result, among other things, in the suspension or cancellation of the users access to newzealand.co.nz services.
newzealand.co.nz does not actively monitor or exercise any editorial control over the content of any Web site, messages or other material or information created or accessible through newzealand.co.nz services. However, newzealand.co.nz reserves the right to remove any materials it becomes aware of that are, in newzealand.co.nz's sole discretion, potentially illegal, could subject newzealand.co.nz to liability, violate this Acceptable Use Policy, or otherwise be found as inappropriate.
You agree not to post any message containing or otherwise, the use of any obscene or offensive language, or post anywhere else on or through the newzealand.co.nz and services, any material that is an invitation to fast money making schemes, defamatory, pornographic, racial, abusive or hateful, constitutes junk mail or unauthorized advertising, harassment, invades anyones privacy, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, national, or international laws or regulations. You agree to use the service only for lawful purposes.
You are solely responsible for ensuring that any material or information you post anywhere on or through the site -- including but not limited to text, photographs, and sound -- does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party or is posted with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights.
You agree that by posting any material or information anywhere on this site you surrender your copyright rights in the posted material or information. You further agree that newzealand.co.nz is entitled to use the posted material or information in any manner it deems fit, including, but not limited to, publishing the material or distributing it.
IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND USEFULNESS OF ALL OPINIONS, ADVICE, SERVICES, AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH NEWZEALAND.CO.NZ SERVICES.
You agree to indemnify newzealand.co.nz, its employees, directors, officers, attorneys, shareholders, agents, assigns, and representatives, and to hold them harmless, from any and all losses, claims, and liabilities (including attorneys' fees) which may arise from your submissions or deletion thereof, from your use of any service and/or material obtained from or through any services provided on this site, or from your breach of these rules or any other agreement you and newzealand.co.nz. You further agree that newzealand.co.nz is not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, for any material posted by others, including defamatory, offensive, or illicit material, and that the risk of damage from such material rests entirely with you.
You agree not to disrupt or interfere with the services provided on this site, nor to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this site.
You agree not to attempt to penetrate security measures of newzealand.co.nz, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
Access to newzealand.co.nz is provided as a convenience. newzealand.co.nz users and those wishing to contact newzealand.co.nz users, are granted a limited access to the newzealand.co.nz directory solely for the purpose of allowing more convenient personal communications through the system, services, or products offered or otherwise made available through newzealand.co.nz. Any other use or attempt to use newzealand.co.nz for commercial, or other purposes, or for systematic retrieval of data stored in the newzealand.co.nz directory, and any kind of copying or reproduction of the data, or any part thereof stored in the newzealand.co.nz directory to any other location or server for further reproduction or distribution is prohibited.
You acknowledge that you are expressly prohibited from utilising newzealand.co.nz services in connection with data mining of any kind, commercial use, the sending of unsolicited electronic mail or other forms of messages, whether commercial or not, to a large number of recipients. This prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service, which in any way implicates the use of newzealand.co.nz services.
A message is unsolicited if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message. Mass mailing is mailing of messages in quantities exceeding reasonable personal use. For purposes of this provision, merely making one's e-mail address accessible to the public shall not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages.
You agree to refrain from revealing your password to others or allowing others to use your passwords (other than authorized users in your household or business).You agree to refrain from forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through newzealand.co.nz, distributing viruses to, from, or through the newzealand.co.nz site, and allowing access to newzealand.co.nz through your passwords for the purpose of operating a server of any type or for any other purpose which is not common personal use to receive viewable pages on newzealand.co.nz.
newzealand.co.nz has no practical ability to restrict all conduct, communications, or content which might violate this Policy prior to its transmission on or through newzealand.co.nz 's site, nor can newzealand.co.nz ensure prompt removal of any such communications or content after transmission or posting. Accordingly, newzealand.co.nz does not assume liability to users or others for any failure to enforce the terms of this Policy.
newzealand.co.nz reserves the right to modify these policies at any time. These policies do not supercede any other policies, or terms and conditions adopted or stated by newzealand.co.nz.