Disclaimer and Copyright

This page states the Disclaimer, Copyright and Conditions of Use for material on the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) website. The Disclaimer section explains that ACC accepts no liability for information on this site. The Copyright section explains that unless stated, information on this site is the property of ACC.

Disclaimer

The information provided on the Accident Compensation Corporation’s website is intended to provide information about our services and products. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information set out in this website is accurate. However, visitors to this website are advised that:

  • the information provided does not replace or alter the laws of New Zealand and other official guidelines or requirements
  • The information provided on the ACC website should not be used as a substitute for business, tax, accounting, legal or any other professional advice
  • ACC does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever, whether in contract, tort, equity or otherwise, for any action taken, or reliance placed, as a result of reading any part, or all, of the information in this website or for any error, inadequacy, deficiency, flaw in or omission from the information provided in this website
  • all links and references to other websites or organisations not within ACC are provided for convenience only and are not, and should not be taken as, endorsement of those websites or any information contained in those websites
  • ACC does not endorse any website, organisation or person which has links to ACC’s website, or creates off-site links to ACC’s website.
  • ACC does not accept any legal liability for any damage or loss that may result, either directly or indirectly, from any information contained on this website or any actions taken as a result of the content of this website.
  • ACC will not be responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential loss caused in any way as a result of the use of ACC’s online services.
  • Any users of this website assume all risks associated with any transfer of data or information to ACC.
  • ACC has taken reasonable efforts to ensure the security of the information while in transit to ACC, but ACC does not guarantee this, and ACC is not liable for any damage arising from interception, loss, theft, or any other action or difficulty.
  • Any data or information which is transmitted to ACC through the use of ACC’s website becomes the property of ACC and may be relied upon by ACC in ACC’s dealings with you
  • ACC does not warrant, expressly or by implication, nor does it assume any legal liability or responsibility, that:
  • the website or the server are free of computer viruses or any other harmful components, defects or errors,
  • any defects in the website will be corrected,
  • your access to the website will be reliable, uninterrupted or error-free (including access to any linked websites)
  • ACC does not warrant, expressly or by implication, that there will not be, nor does it assume any legal liability or responsibility for:
  • any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, computer viruses or communication line failures,
  • any theft, destruction, damage or unauthorised access to your computer system or network.

Each page on ACC’s website must be read in conjunction with these disclaimers.

Copyright

Except where stated, the content on this site is the copyright of the Accident Compensation Corporation. It may be reproduced for personal or in-house use without formal permission or charge, with acknowledgement of ACC’s copyright, accurately reproducing the material and not using the material in a misleading or derogatory context. For permission to use the information on this website for any other purpose, please contact the Webmaster.

This website provides links to other sites. Permission to use copyrighted materials from other sites must be obtained from the copyright owner.

Publicly-accessible texts and images

While the content on the ACC website is publicly-accessible, all content (text, images) is the copyright of ACC.

Copyright queries should be directed in the first instance to the Webmaster.

ACC only licences users to download and print content (including images) subject to their adherence to the following Conditions of Use. By their use of the content (including images), users agree to follow these Conditions of Use:

  • The content of the ACC website may not be used for any commercial purpose without permission from ACC. You may download and print text and images for your own personal and non-commercial use only. Educational institutions may make print-outs and photocopies for distribution to students.
  • The content (including images) may not be re-published in print or electronic form without permission from ACC.

Users are not permitted to download content (including images) in order to mount them on their own servers for public use, or for use by a set of subscribers. Downloads of text or images to a server for access by third parties is strictly prohibited. Individuals and institutions are encouraged to make a link to the ACC websites subject to our Conditions of Use.

It is not in our interest or that of our users to have uncontrolled subsets of our content available elsewhere on the Internet. Our content is continually updated and regularly modified.

Last updated: 15 August 2013

Last reviewed: 9 June 2014