These terms and conditions apply to all users of this website – http://www.weddingwise.co.nz (“the website”). By accessing and viewing the website you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions and are deemed to have read and understood the terms and in particular the Disclaimer in clause 1.3. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions then you should stop accessing and using the website immediately. WeddingWise may modify these terms and conditions from time to time in its sole discretion without notice. It is recommended that users of the website read these terms and conditions regularly to keep current with any changes.
1. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In these terms and conditions:
1.1.1 “us”, “we” “our” and “WeddingWise” are all references to Benek Limited (trading as WeddingWise).
1.1.2 “the website” means weddingwise.co.nz
1.1.3 “user”, “you”, “your” means you.
1.1.4 “member”, means a user logged into a WeddingWise account.
1.1.5 “services” refers to the functions and features of the website.
1.1.6 “reviewer”, “reviewers” means a user or member of the website who submits a rating and written review for a business listed in the website’s directory.
1.1.7 “vendor”, means a wedding business who’s details are listed in the website’s directory or a public member profile.
1.1.8 “premium member”, “platinum member”, means a member account that’s been upgraded to one of our elite paid membership types.
1.1.9 “related company” has the same meaning as defined in section 2 of the Companies Act 1993.
1.2.1 WeddingWise is an online resource, primarily for New Zealander’s which provides a directory, lookbook, blog, and resources to facilitate online wedding planning. WeddingWise also provides a facility for users or members to submit reviews for vendors in the directory, or submit comments for images and blog articles.
1.3.1 By accessing the website you agree and acknowledge that:
22.214.171.124 You use and rely on any information, comments or reviews solely at your own risk and judgment. WeddingWise is not liable for any reliance on any information displayed on the website.
126.96.36.199 WeddingWise is not liable for any reviews, ratings or comments posted by user, members, or reviewers on the website, these represent the opinions of the writers and not those of WeddingWise or of its officers or employees.
188.8.131.52 WeddingWise gives no warranty as to the suitability of any business reviewed and does not endorse any business displayed on the website unless expressly stated.
184.108.40.206 The reviews of products and services on the website are provided by other users of the website and will not have been prepared by WeddingWise. Accordingly, WeddingWise does not warrant or make any representation about anything transmitted or posted by other users via this website and you acknowledge and agree that WeddingWise does not endorse, support, sanction, verify, encourage or agree with any user’s communications nor take any responsibility for such communications or reviews which are threatening, obscene, defamation or constitute harassment or offensive material or which constitutes any infringement of any other party’s intellectual property rights. In short we cannot and will not accept any liability for any statements made by any person contributing to this website.
220.127.116.11 WeddingWise’s liability is excluded for any loss occasioned by a user of the website, or any other person, through direct or indirect use of the website, including but not limited to, loss of information, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of a chance, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss.
18.104.22.168 To the maximum extent permitted by law WeddingWise’s liability and responsibility (including that of any of its officers, employees, agents or any related company) to you or any other person, in connection with the services or any material posted on the website, including any member’s or reviewer’s information, or your use or inability to use the services or this website is excluded regardless of whether any such liability arises in equity, tort (including negligence), contract, breach of statutory duty or by any other operation of law or legal process that may arise whether direct or indirect, including without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business, loss of any anticipated savings, or any general or special damages or consequential or incidental losses.
22.214.171.124 WeddingWise does not vet or screen material posted to the website and therefore gives no warranty that the website will be free of viruses or any other malicious computer programmes and gives no guarantee that the website will be provided free of errors.
126.96.36.199 WeddingWise gives no warranty that the reviews posted or Services provided are secure and or timely.
188.8.131.52 You indemnify WeddingWise, and any of its employees, officers agents or any related company for any loss caused by your failure to adhere to these terms and conditions.
1.4 Intellectual Property
1.4.1 All images, pictures, logos and information content used on the website remains the property of WeddingWise. Some product and business names, photos, videos, and text displayed on the website may be subject to intellectual property rights owned by third parties.
1.4.2 By accessing the website the user agrees not to breach or infringe on any intellectual property rights including but not limited to; trademarks, copyrights, patents or designs.
1.4.3 Copyright is reserved for the website and as such no information displayed on the website maybe republished, reproduced or used by any party without the express consent in writing of WeddingWise.
1.5 Acceptable Use
1.5.1 By accessing the website you agree not to engage in any form of hacking or otherwise subverting or stealing the source code comprising the website.
1.5.2 No user may access the website other than for the websites’ intended purpose and shall not (for example but not limited to):
184.108.40.206 Engage in any data mining activity.
220.127.116.11 Resell or use the information displayed on the website for personal or commercial gain.
1.6 Governing Law
1.6.1 You agree by accessing the website that this agreement and your relationship with WeddingWise will be governed exclusively by the laws of New Zealand and that you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.
1.7.1 WeddingWise may assign all or any of its rights and or obligations arising out of this agreement to any other third party at any time. If this is done we will endeavour to give reasonable notice in these terms and conditions.
1.7.2 By accessing the website you agree not to assign any right or obligation arising out of this agreement to any third party.
1.8.1 The website may contain links to third party websites, we are not responsible in anyway for the contents of any linked website.
1.8.2 WeddingWise does not endorse any linked website unless expressly stated.
1.9 Entire Agreement
2. REVIEWER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2.1 General Terms for Posting Reviews
2.1.2 Reviewers will ensure that at all times in submitting reviews, ratings and any other material or information to the website that they act in good faith. Reviewers must:
18.104.22.168 Be over 18 years of age.
22.214.171.124 Have had a recent transaction with the business, being a transaction within the past 12 months.
126.96.36.199 Not be an owner, employee, family member of an owner or employee, or have a beneficial interest in the business that they rate or review.
188.8.131.52 Not be a direct competitor of the business or be involved with a direct competitor (as owner, shareholder or family member of an owner or employee) of the business that they review or rate.
184.108.40.206 Be fair, constructive and honest in dealing with the business they rate or review.
220.127.116.11 Ensure they tell the truth about their experiences with the business and do not lie about or mislead others as to the quality of goods or quality or competency of the service provided by the business to the reviewer.
18.104.22.168 Not defame or seek to defame the business they submit a rating and or review for.
22.214.171.124 Not use obscene or offensive language or remarks designed to be offensive.
126.96.36.199 Not rate or write a review about a business more than once.
2.2 Removal of Review
2.2.1 WeddingWise in its sole discretion may remove any review in breach of these terms and conditions but is under no obligation to exercise any editorial or vetting of content posted by reviewers.
2.3.1 Reviewers agree to indemnify WeddingWise (and any of its officers, employees and agents, and any related company) for any and all, losses, costs, damages or expenses (including all reasonable costs of defending any claim or enforcing this indemnity) resulting directly or indirectly from a review or rating submitted by you to the website or for any breach of these terms and conditions.
2.4.1 By posting a review or rating to the website you grant an irrevocable license to WeddingWise to use, reproduce, modify, transmit or distribute the review or rating and WeddingWise has no obligation to provide any payment or credit for any review or rating or reproduction etc of the same.
2.5 Business Reviewed or Rated
2.5.1 Please note that ratings and reviews may be passed on to the business concerned.
3. VENDOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3.2 Vendors agree to limit the liability and responsibility of WeddingWise (and any of their officers, employees and agents, and any related company) completely for any loss occasioned by them, through direct or indirect use of the website, including but not limited to loss of information, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of a chance, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss, whether that liability arises in equity, tort, contract, breach of statutory duty or by any other operation of law or legal process that may arise.
3.3 Vendors agree that they will provide correct and accurate information and will ensure that they keep such information up to date including the vendors’s contact details.
3.4 WeddingWise may in its sole discretion terminate a vendor’s membership or inclusion in our directory for breach of these terms and conditions without prior notice.
3.5 Premium vendors and Platinum vendors will ensure payments are made to WeddingWise promptly within the time period specified on notifications or invoices issued. Reminders or invoices for annual renewal of premium and platinum listings will be sent automatically and are payable unless WeddingWise receives written notice from the vendor within 10 days of date of such invoice that it wishes to cancel its premium or platinum listing. WeddingWise reserves the right to cancel a premium or platinum listing for non-payment.
3.6 If you wish to withdraw your business from our directory please send WeddingWise an email through our contact page.
4. LOOKBOOK TERMS AND CONDITIONS
4.2 Lookbook users agree to limit the liability and responsibility of WeddingWise (and any of their officers, employees and agents, and any related company) completely for any loss occasioned by them, through direct or indirect use of the website, including but not limited to loss of information, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of a chance, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss, whether that liability arises in equity, tort, contract, breach of statutory duty or by any other operation of law or legal process that may arise.
4.3 Lookbook users agree that they will provide correct and accurate lookbook collection information and will ensure that they keep such information up to date.
4.4 Lookbook users confirm that they own the copyright or have a license or permission from the copyright holder for any image or video uploaded to the lookbook.
4.5.1 By uploading images to the lookbook you grant an irrevocable license to WeddingWise use that imagery for its own content or promotion. This includes but is not limited to: displaying lookbook images on the website homepage, in the directory, on any blog post or article, in any email correspondence, in any resource or other WeddingWise promotional material, online or print.
4.6 WeddingWise may in its sole discretion delete any member account, or remove any lookbook collection or item for breach of these terms and conditions without prior notice.
1.1 By accessing the website you agree to the collection, monitoring and storage of your personal information, which may include your name, email address, IP address, and any data you submit or send through a form on the website. You acknowledge that WeddingWise may:
1.1.1 Use this collected information for its own reasonable business purposes including but not limited to, ensuring the reviews and ratings given are not untruthful, inaccurate, misleading or malicious, WeddingWise’ internal research purposes, and to verify your identity.
1.1.2 Provide this information to any relevant authority if you do anything illegal or malicious.
1.2 By using the website you agree to allow WeddingWise to send you occasional promotional emails. You will always have the option to unsubscribe to these emails.
1.3 WeddingWise will not allow third parties access to your personal information unless authorized by you to do so, except where necessary to comply with the law, or to enforce these terms and conditions, to facilitate legal proceedings or protect the property, rights or safety of other users or of WeddingWise (or any of its officers, employees, agents, or any related company).
1.4 You may contact WeddingWise to request any information held about you and you may request us to correct any information you consider to be inaccurate.