Conditions of Use
By accessing and using the website and services made available at the domain bvdfree.org.nz, collectively referred to as “the Service”, you are agreeing to be bound by the Conditions of Use in their entirety as they are published at http://www.bvdfree.org.nz/conditions-of-use.The Conditions of Use may be updated or changed from time to time without notice. Revised Conditions of Use shall apply from the date of their publication on this website. Your access to and use of the Service shall constitute your consent to the Conditions of Use as published at the time of your access or use. If you disagree with any, or any part of, the Conditions of Use, you must not access or use the Service.
Account Terms, Copyright and Content Ownership
You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
You must provide and maintain a valid email address.
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. No liability whatsoever is accepted for any loss or damage related to your failure to comply with this security obligation.
You are responsible for all content posted and activity that occurs under your account (even when content is posted by others who have access to your account).
You must not use the Service in any way that causes or may cause damage or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Service. You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorised purpose or in any way which is unlawful, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You may print or download content from the Service for your own personal, non-commercial, informational or scholarly use, provided that you abide by and keep intact all copyright, license and other proprietary notices.
You may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, post, translate or create other derivative works from, or sell, rent or license all or any part of the content obtained from the Service in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly permitted under these Conditions of Use, relevant license or subscription agreement or authorisation by us.
You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or translate any software part or component of the Service, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of such software, except to the extent expressly permitted under applicable law, without prior written permission from the Copyright holder or authorised party. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of content from the Service to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from an authorised party.
Unless expressly authorised, you may not use any robots, spiders, crawlers or other automated downloading programs, algorithms or devices, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to: (i) continuously and automatically search, scrape, extract, deep link or index any Content; (ii) harvest personal information from the Service for purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorised material; or (iii) cause disruption to the working of the Service or any other person’s use of the Service. If the Service contains robot exclusion files or robot exclusion headers, you agree to honour them and not use any device, software or routine to bypass them. You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any portion or feature of the Service, any other systems or networks connected to the Service. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Service or any network connected to the Service, or breach the security or authentication measures on the Service or any network connected to the Service.
You must not use the Service to publish or distribute any information (including software or other content) which is illegal, which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, profane, pornographic, threatening or vulgar, which contains errors, viruses or other harmful components, or which is otherwise actionable at law. The Service administrators may at any time exercise editorial control over the content and will result in immediate account termination.
You may not, without prior approval, use the Service to publish or distribute any advertising, promotional material, or solicitation to other users of the Service to use any goods or services. For example (but without limitation), you may not use the Service to conduct any business, to solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law, or to solicit other users to become subscribers of other information services. Similarly, you may not use the Service to download and redistribute public information or shareware for personal gain or distribute multiple copies of public domain information or shareware.
The Service may contain links to third-party sites or resources. The Service administrators are not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources linked to the Service, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Transactions that occur between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party and are not the responsibility of the Service administrators. Because Service administrators are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these outside resources or their contents, you should review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any linked sites, as their policies may differ from ours.
Links to the Service are welcomed. You may establish a hypertext link to the Service, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site. You may not use on your site any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on the Service, including but not limited to any logos. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another site any of the content or other materials on the Service without prior written consent of the relevant authority.
Systems Reliability and Modifications to the Service
Right is reserved at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
The Service administrators aim to keep the Service available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. However, no liability shall be accepted to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service, and for lost, altered or corrupted information or non-availability of the Service.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
No warranty whatsoever is made, including without limitation, that the operation of the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; that any defects will be corrected; that the Service, including the server that makes it available, is free of viruses or other harmful components; or regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement, operation or result obtained from the use of any content, product or service provided on, accessible from or distributed through the Service.
To the extent permitted under applicable law, no responsibility is assumed for any injury and/or damage to persons, animals or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, methods, products or procedures contained in the Service. Medical and health care providers should exercise their own independent clinical judgment. No suggested test or procedure should be carried out unless, in the provider's judgment, its use is justified. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, we recommend that the independent verification of diagnoses, indications and drug dosages should be made. Discussions, views, and recommendations as to medical or health care procedures, methods, products, choice of drugs, and drug dosages are the responsibility of the authors.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold the Service, its copyright holder, managers, developers, administrators and members, harmless from and against any and all third-party claims of liability, losses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use the Service or any content, products or services derived therefrom.
You agree to comply with all relevant local, state, national and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations that apply to your use of the Service and its content, products and services.