Terms of Use

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Springboard Trust Terms of Use 

Thank you for visiting www.springboardtrust.org.nz ("Website").  The Website is owned by Springboard Trust (referred to as "we", "our", "us" or similar references going forward).

The requirements set out on this page comprise our "Terms of Use" and govern the access to, and use of, our Website and related online services ("Services").     

By visiting or using our Website and Services, you agree to our Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to our Terms of Use, you must stop accessing and using our Website and Services.  

We may amend our Terms of Use from time to time. Changes will be effective once the updated Terms of Use are posted to our Website. We ask that you take the time to read the Terms of Use when you access the Website and Services to ensure that you are aware of them as this is your responsibility.  Your ongoing use of our Website and Services will be considered consent to our Terms of Use.  

Privacy policy and personal information 

Information collected through our Website and Services may include your personal information.  You agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy [Drafting note: Insert hyperlink to Privacy Policy]. 


We make the Website and Services (and any information and content) available to you as a service.  Our Website and Services are intended to provide general information about us and the services we offer.  While we attempt to be as accurate as possible with the information displayed, we do not warrant that the information or other content is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. The information is not intended to, and does not, constitute advice or any statement on which reliance should be placed. Use of information and content is at your own risk.  We are not responsible for any adverse consequences arising out of such use.   

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude: 

  • All warranties and representations in relation to the Website and Services (including in any content on the Website and Services provided through the Website) whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise and we will not be responsible for any errors or misstatements in the Website or Services; and 

  • All liability in relation to the Website and Services whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any loss or damage however caused (including direct, indirect, consequential or special loss or damage, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of savings and loss of opportunity).     


From time to time we may, without notice, change the Website or Services.  By continuing to access or use the Website and Services, you accept these changes.      

Continuity of service 

We may suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to all or some of the Website or Services at any time and without notice.  We make no warranty or representation, express or implied as to continuity of service.   

Intellectual property rights 

Unless otherwise indicated, we own or licence from third parties all rights, title and interest (including copyright, designs, patents, trade marks and other intellectual property rights) in this Website and in all of the material (including all text, graphics, logos, audio and software) made available on this Website (Content). 

Your use of this Website and Services, and use of and access to any Content, does not grant or transfer any rights, title or interest to you in relation to this Website, Services or the Content. However we do grant you a licence to access the Website, Services and view the Content on the terms set out in these Terms of Use and, where applicable, as expressly authorised by us and/or our third party licensors. 

No part of the Website, Services or Content may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose and you are not permitted for any purpose to incorporate the contents of the Website or any part of it in any other work or publication (whether in hard copy, electronic or any other form) without our prior written consent.   

Links provided 

The contents of the Website may include links to third party materials.  The linked sites are provided to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any linked site does not imply any endorsement of it by us or any association with its operators.  We are not responsible for the contents of any linked sites or be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage suffered by you from accessing, using, relying on or trading with third parties.   

Links to our Website 

We reserve the right to prohibit links to the Website and you agree to remove or cease any link upon our request.  You may not frame any part of the Website content by including advertising or other revenue generating material. 

Unauthorised activities 

You must not do any of the following when you use the Website: 

  • Take any action that in our opinion imposes an unreasonable load on the infrastructure of the Website, including but not limited to "spam" or other such unsolicited e-mailing techniques; 

  • Use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions; or 

  • Access the Website servers (other than by connecting by HTTP requests using a web browser) or otherwise disrupt or interfere with the operation of the Website and its associated software, hardware and servers in any way (or attempt to do so). 


If you breach our Terms of Use, notwithstanding any other rights we may have, we may block you from our Website and Services without further notice. 


If at any time we do not enforce any of these terms or conditions or grant you time or other indulgence, we will not be construed as having waived that term or condition or our rights to later enforce that or any other term or condition.  Further, if any part or provision of these terms and conditions is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or in conflict with the law, that part or provision is replaced with a provision which, as far as possible, accomplishes the original purpose of that part of provision.  The remaining terms and conditions will be binding on the parties. 

Jurisdiction and governing law 

These Terms of Use are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand. 


If you have any questions or concerns in relation to the Website, Services or our Terms of Use, please contact please contact us at privacyofficer@springboardtrust.org.nz.

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