Terms & Conditions / Privacy Policy

1. General

This Website is owned and operated by Lighthouse 8 Ltd. a registered company of New Zealand trading as Paper & Lace (“we, us, our”). We may transfer our obligations pursuant to this website and these terms of use to any person including a related company (as defined under the Companies Act 1993) without notice to you. If we do this then we will not be liable for any act or omission by any transferee arising in relation to these terms of use after such transfer.

Each term of these terms of use is separately binding. If for any reason any term cannot be relied on all other terms remain binding. You acknowledge that you are not relying on any statement or representation in any form made buy us or on our behalf in relation to the suitability of any Document advertised on this website and you expressly agree not to commence any proceeding or action arising from any statement or representation not set out in these terms of use.

All information on this site is provided on an ‘as is’ basis, and the user is solely responsible for his or her use of the information assessed or for any results.

2. Eligibility, Rules of Conduct

You are solely responsible for ensuring that these Terms and Conditions are in compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to you. The right to access the site and its services is revoked where these Terms of Use conflict with any applicable law, rule, or regulation.

Paper & Lace has no liability for your interactions with other visitors or users of the site. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other visitors or users. We may terminate your use of the site and its services at any time and for any reason at our sole discretion and without notice.

You agree that you will not submit content or post comments that are unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, racially, ethnically, or socially offensive, or are otherwise inappropriate. In addition to removing inappropriate content and comments, Paper & Lace reserves the right to take any appropriate legal action against anyone who violates this provision, including, but not limited to, reporting you to law enforcement agencies.

All comments are subject to our approval and we reserve the right, but do not have the obligation, to delete any inappropriate, offensive, or spam comments, as well as comments with invalid or improper e-mail addresses and/or URLs. Comments are the property of their authors and are not necessarily representative of the views of Paper & Lace, its sponsors, or its editors. When you post comments, you are granting Paper & Lace and its affiliates a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, adapt, display, modify, publicize, reproduce, re-format, prepare derivative works of, and distribute your comments for any and all purposes.

3. Use of the Site

The site (including all text, images, graphics, video, audio, and other content contained on the site, collectively referred to as the “content”) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under New Zealand copyright law.

As a visitor, Paper & Lace grants you a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferrable limited license to access the site, post comments, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information via our contact form, provided that you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. This license does not include the right to commercial use of the site or its contents. No portion of the site may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited for any purpose without express written consent.

The content is intended for informational and entertainment purposes only. Such content is not intended to constitute professional advice. Despite our efforts to ensure that all content is materially correct and consistent with the spirit of the Paper & Lace community, Paper & Lace makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy and reliability of the content.

By submitting content to Paper & Lace, you hereby grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, adapt, display, publicize, reproduce, re-format, prepare derivative works of, distribute, and otherwise fully exploit your content in any media formats and through any media channels (the “license”). The license includes the right to incorporate the content in digital or print media for distribution, subscription, or otherwise, including one license for print. You acknowledge that you will not be entitled to any royalties or payment for use of the content, and that the license shall continue in perpetuity. Content used on the site and in any publication will include attribution to the copyright holder. You also grant each visitor or user of the site a non-exclusive license to use and display the content through the functionality of the site and under these Terms and Conditions. The license does not grant us the right to distribute your content outside of the terms contained herein. After submitting content to Paper & Lace, you continue to retain the same rights to such content as you held before submitting the content to Paper & Lace.

You are responsible for your own submission of content. In connection with such submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that you have the necessary rights, ownership, and permissions to submit such content. You agree that you will not submit content that is copyrighted unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the owner to submit the material and grant us the rights contained herein.

We reserve the right to remove, edit, and modify content at any time and for any reason, without notice. We reserve the right to accept or reject all or part of a content submission.

4. Third-party Sites

Paper & Lace contains links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We do not assume any responsibility for the content, information, products, or services contained on any third-party website. If you access a third-party website, you do so at your own risk and agree that Paper & Lace has no liability arising from your use or access to any third-party website. We do not endorse and cannot ensure satisfaction with products or services purchased from third-party websites linking to or linked from Paper & Lace.

5. Disclaimer

THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PAPER & LACE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR GOODS AVAILABLE OR ADVERTISED THROUGH THE SITE. PAPER & LACE AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND CONTENT PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR ERROR-FREE NOR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CONTENTS. ANY USE OF THE SITE AND ITS SERVICES IS STRICTLY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

You acknowledge that Paper & Lace has no control over, and no duty to monitor or take action on who is visiting the site and/or using the services. You release Paper & Lace from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired content through the site and its services. Paper & Lace makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy and reliability of the content.

The failure of Paper & Lace to enforce any part of these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a waiver of our rights to later enforce that or any other part of these Terms and Conditions. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the remaining Terms and Conditions will be fully enforceable and valid.

6. Indemnification, Limitation of Liability

You agree to indemnify and hold Paper & Lace and its affiliates, representatives and other authorized users, officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, and contact providers harmless of and from any and all claims, causes of action, damages, and judgments arising out of the use or misuse of this site and/or reliance upon its contents. Paper & Lace liability to you for any cause whatsoever will be limited to the amount paid by you, if any, to Paper & Lace for your use of the site and its contents during your term of use.

7. Governing Law

These terms of use are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with the laws in force in New Zealand and in the event of any dispute arising in relation to these terms of use or their subject matter you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand over such dispute.

8. Privacy Policy

If you provide us with personal information through you use of this website, this information may be retained by us in our database. You have a right under the Privacy Act 1993 to access any personal information held about you or to request us to delete any such information. By accepting these Terms of Use you are acknowledging that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy which is on our site.  We will never sell your information to any third party or business.