Quick overview

Welcome. These terms apply to your use of the site. We or our licensors own the site content, you’re permitted to use our textual content for non-commercial purposes, and you allow us to use comments you submit to the site. Please don’t contribute stuff you’re not permitted to contribute or that’s dodgy in any way. Content on this site is just for your information. It’s not advice and we exclude all liability arising out of your use of it. Be sure to read our privacy statement. New Zealand law applies and New Zealand courts have jurisdiction.

The details

  1. Agreement to terms
    1. Welcome to the Richard Best Law and Legal Tech Consulting website (the Site), a website operated by Richard Best Law (we, our, us). These terms apply to the entire contents of the Site as well as to any web feeds produced by or displayed on the Site and to email notifications produced by or via the Site. By viewing and using the Site, you will be deemed to agree to these terms.
  2. Copyright
    1. Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in material on the Site is owned by us or our licensors.
  3. Your re-use of copyright material on this Site
    1. Unless otherwise indicated, copyright material on this Site is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International licence. In essence, you are free to copy, distribute and adapt such material for non-commercial purposes, as long as you attribute the material to us and abide by the other licence terms. Please note that this licence does not extend to resyndication of the Site’s web feed(s) on third party websites. Such resyndication without express permission is prohibited.
  4. Exclusions from licence
    1. The licence above does not apply to our logo or to photos and design elements on the Site, which may not be reproduced without our express written consent.
  5. Your licence to us for contributions to this Site
    1. Comments you post to the Site on news items on the Site will be considered non-confidential. You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to:
      1. publish such comments in any media and in any format, including on this or any other website, in hard copy publications, in email notifications and in web feeds; and
      2. sub-license such material for re-use by others pursuant to the terms of any Creative Commons licence.
  6. Your use of third party material in your contributions
    1. If your contributions to the Site include material in which copyright or other intellectual property is owned by a third party, you warrant that you have the right to reproduce that material by submitting it to us for publication on this Site and having it published on this Site.
  7. Unacceptable use
    1. You must not post or transmit to or from the Site any material that is illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable.
  8. Disclaimer and exclusion of liability
    1. The material on this site is for general informational purposes only. It does not take into account the specific requirements or circumstances of individual users and does not constitute legal advice. No solicitor-client relationship is formed unless we expressly agree to that.
    2. We disclaim and exclude all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with your use of either this Site or the information, content or materials included on this Site or on any website to which it is linked.
  9. Agreement to privacy statement
    1. Our treatment of your personal information is described in our privacy statement. In agreeing to these terms of use or using our website, you will be taken to have read and agreed to the terms of that privacy statement.
  10. Governing law and jurisdiction
    1. These Terms of use are governed by and to be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.