Terms and Conditions

This website is owned and operated by the Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand Inc. ("RMLA"). RMLA's postal address is PO Box 89187, Torbay, Auckland 0742.  The name that will appear on your credit card statement will be RMLA.

Pre Condition To Use: Do not use this website unless you have read these terms and conditions, and accept that they will govern your right to use and access its website and all the documents, links and information contained on it. If you choose to use RMLA's website and download documents then RMLA will regard that use as conclusive evidence of your agreement and acceptance that these terms and conditions govern yours and RMLA's rights and obligations to each other.

Amendment of Terms: RMLA reserves the right to change these terms and conditions of use at any time and those changes shall take effect in respect of all subsequent uses by you of the website. You should therefore check these terms every time before you use the website and only if you accept these terms should you proceed to access and use the documents on the website.

Links To Other Websites: RMLA has provided on its website links to other websites and information on those websites for your convenience. This does not necessarily imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval or arrangement between RMLA and the owners of those websites. RMLA takes no responsibility for any of the content found on the linked websites. RMLA’s website may contain information provided by third parties. RMLA accepts no responsibility whatsoever for information or advice provided to you directly by third parties.

Express Disclaimers: To the fullest extent permitted by law, RMLA disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. RMLA gives no warranty that the documents will be free of errors, or that defects will be corrected, or that RMLA’s website or its server is free of viruses or any other harmful components. RMLA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the result of the use of any document, link or information in its website or as to their correctness, suitability, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. It is your sole responsibility and not the responsibility of RMLA to bear any entire costs of servicing, repairs, or correction. Applicable law may not permit these exclusions, particularly the exclusions of some implied warranties. Some of the above may not apply to you.

Your Privacy: RMLA respects the privacy and confidentiality of the information provided by you and adheres to the national privacy principles established pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth). You may change your details at any time by accessing your information through your password and username. All information RMLA receives from its members is protected by RMLA’s secure server. RMLA’s secure server software encrypts all customer information before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data RMLA collects is secured against unauthorised use or access. Credit card information is not stored by RMLA on its servers.

RMLA May Disclose: RMLA may disclose information in good faith and where RMLA is required to do so:-

(i) by law or by any court;
(ii) to enforce the terms of any of our customer agreements;
(iii) to protect the rights, property or safety of RMLA, its members or third parties;or
(iv) to banks or financial institutions with the purpose of preventing fraud and as proof of any transaction.

Jurisdiction: This agreement and this website are subject to the laws of New Zealand.

Copyright And Restriction of Use: You are only permitted as a member of RMLA to use the documents downloaded from its website for the purposes of conducting your business. You are not permitted to reproduce the documents, information or materials on the website for the purposes of sale or the use by any third party. In particular you are not permitted to republish, upload, transmit electronically or otherwise or distribute any of the documents that you download from its website. You are permitted to download a copy of the documents and retain them on computers used in your business for any legitimate or proper purpose of conducting your business. RMLA expressly reserves all copyright in its website and in all documents and information on its website.

Pricing: Pricing for all services provided by RMLA; ie membership, purchase of journals, attendance at events or its annual conference, is shown in New Zealand dollars (NZD) and is GST inclusive.  RMLA reserves the right to amend its prices from time to time. 

Membership Contract: A Membership Contract is formed once you have completed your Membership Form and your first payment is received by RMLA. All Membership Contracts run for a minimum of 12 months (from 1 October) and continue until you request a Cancellation or do not renew your Annual Subscription.