Terms of use

  1. Agreement to terms

    Welcome to the Clifton Chambers website (the ‘Site’), a website hosted and operated by Clifton Chambers (‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘CC’). 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

    Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in material on the Site is owned by CC or its licensors.

  3. Your re-use of copyright material on this Site: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand licence

    Unless otherwise indicated, copyright material on this Site is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand 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. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/nz/. 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

    The licence above does not apply to the Clifton Chambers 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

    Comments you post to news or blog items on the Site will be considered non-confidential. You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to:

  6. Your use of third party material in your contributions

    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

    You are prohibited from posting or transmitting 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. Co-operation with authorities

    We reserve the right to co-operate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of the previous clause.

  9. Banning abusive commenters

    We reserve the right to terminate a user’s access or ability to post to the comments areas if we believe the commenting facility is being abused.

  10. Disclaimer and exclusion of liability

    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. 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 the use of either this Site or the information, content or materials included on this Site or on any website to which it is linked.

  11. Contributor views their own

    Views expressed on the Site by individual barristers of Clifton Chambers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of all.

  12. Agreement to privacy statement

    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.

  13. Governing law and jurisdiction

    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.