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Privacy Policy

Your use of the New Zealand Sustainable Steel Council ("SSC") site www.sustainablesteel.org.nz ("this Site") and the information available on this Site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. By accessing and browsing this Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

  1. 1 Use of Site
    1. 1.1 SSC is an initiative that supports the wider Metals New Zealand activity of sustainability of metal products. The Sustainable Steel Council’s goals are: to be the representative voice of the steel and associated design and manufacturing industries; to promote the use of steel as a sustainable material in the building and construction industries; and to be the primary source of information for the steel industry.
  2. 2 Limitation of Liability
    1. 2.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, SSC will not be liable for any damage, loss or expenses, or indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind, suffered or incurred by you in connection with your access to or use of this Site or the content on or accessed through it.
    2. 2.2 SSC will take prompt action to correct any error or inaccuracy which you bring to SSC's attention.
    3. 2.3 While SSC has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information obtainable from this Site is accurate, SSC provides the information on or accessed through this Site on an "as is" basis. Because of that, you must satisfy yourself that the information obtained is suitable for your purposes. You are solely responsible for any actions you take in reliance on the information obtained and you use this Site and the information obtained from it at your own risk.
    4. 2.4 While considerable effort has been made and reasonable care has been taken to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information available on this Site, SSC gives no warranties or guarantees, and makes no representations about, the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of any results obtained from your use of this Site.
  3. 3 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
    1. 3.1 This Site and its content have been prepared in accordance with New Zealand law. In browsing this Site and using any of the information on it or obtained from it, you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.
  4. 4 Copyright
    1. 4.1 The content of this Site, including all information such as logos, graphics, images and other material, is protected by New Zealand and international and copyright law and unauthorised use of this material may violate these laws.
    2. 4.2 Materials on this Site may not be used for any public or commercial purposes other than for the purpose referred to in paragraph 1(b) above.
    3. 4.3 You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this Site, including the underlying code and software, except that you may view this Site and print off individual pages or sections in relation to your specific use of the information for your particular steelwork application requirements.
    4. 4.4 SSC is the exclusive owner of all the rights in the compilation, design and layout of this Site.
  5. 5 Hyperlinks
    1. 5.1 Any hyperlinks on this Site and on any part of the main SSC site www.sustainablesteel.org.nz are provided as a convenience to users of this Site. SSC does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content.
    2. 5.2 Providing a link or mirroring any content from this Site is expressly prohibited without prior written SSC consent.
  6. 6 Changes to Terms and Conditions
    1. 6.1 SSC may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this Disclaimer page. You will be bound by any revisions we make and therefore SSC recommends that you periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions.
  7. 7 Errors and Viruses
    While SSC has taken reasonable care in the creation of this Site, SSC cannot and does not warrant that:
    1. 7.1 This Site will operate error-free; and
    2. 7.2 This Site and its services are free of computer viruses and other harmful or invasive processes. To guard against all Internet-related hacking, viruses and other harmful or invasive processes, SSC recommends that you have up-to-date anti-virus software and a firewall installed on your computer.
  8. 8 Severable Provisions
    1. 8.1 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of these Terms and Conditions, which will continue in full force and effect.
  9. 9 Privacy Statement
    SSC may from time to time collect and retain personal information about you which may occur by you sending us an email, completing the registration details, or by your use of this Site and any part of the main SSC Site www.sustainablesteel.org.nz

    SSC will use this information for some or all of the following purposes:
    • Informing you of new developments or information that SSC considers may interest you.
    • Improving existing SSC information services.
    • Monitoring the nature and frequency of hits.
    • Informing SSC members of statistical information about usage, hits, inquiries and related information.

You may access and correct any personal information that SSC holds about you. You may request that your email address be deleted from any mailing list that SSC maintains.