By accessing and using this Website and subsidiary websites, you accept and agree, without limitation or qualification, these Terms.
The Tasman District Council has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information on this Website and the Online Services is accurate and up to date. Your access and use of the Website and Online Services is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Tasman District Council shall have no liability or responsibility to you for:
The Council does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content and/or Online Services (including, but not limited to, transaction processing services) available or accessible via this Website and subsidiary websites will be accurate, complete or current, free of errors, defects, faults, viruses or other harmful components or that access to this Website and subsidiary websites will be uninterrupted.
Links and references to other websites are provided as a convenience only. The Council has not reviewed and does not endorse, approve, recommend or assume responsibility for those sites or their content, services or products offered on, or the operation of, any other website.
If you wish to provide a link to the Website from your website or present any page or any part of the Website material on your website, you must do so in such a way that it is clear to users that the pages are part of the Tasman District Council Website. You must not do anything which alters the Website or interferes with how it works. The Tasman District Council reserve the right to prohibit links to the Website and you agree to remove or cease any link at our request.
This Website, including these Terms, is changed and updated from time to time. Any changes take effect immediately and you are responsible for ensuring you are aware of the latest Terms. You acknowledge and agree that by accessing this Website, you are indicating your acceptance of the changed Terms.
Some of the Online Services made available by the Tasman District Council may be subject to additional terms and conditions. By accessing and using any online or other interactive service, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the terms and conditions applicable to that service.
The Tasman District Council owns or licences:
on this Website, the subsidiary websites and Online Services.
Some content is sourced from third parties and may be subject to third party copyright. Permission cannot be granted by the Tasman District Council to reproduce any material available on the Website that is owned by a third party.
Some data is supplied under Creative Commons licence and while Tasman District Council makes reasonable efforts to ensure such data is correct and regularly updated, errors and omissions in the data may occur.
Unless otherwise stated, you may use the content on this Website for personal and non-commercial purposes free of charge provided that:
You may use or copy the trademarks and logos on this Website provided that you first obtain written permission from the Tasman District Council.
This Privacy Statement applies to personal and other information collected on this Website.
You can browse the Website without providing any personal information. The Website does not automatically collect any personal information about you.
Please refer to the Privacy Act requirements section below to see how Tasman District Council deals with personal information collected from you and how it is stored and used.
If you wish to view or correct any personal information held by the Tasman District Council, please phone (03) 543 8400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you visit the Website we automatically log some non-personal information, namely:
This information cannot be used to identify you and will be used only for the purposes of system administration, reporting within the Council, and to audit the use of the Website.
You consent to the collection and use of this aggregate information for the purposes stated above.
The Tasman District Council is required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. Personal information is collected, held and used in accordance with the principles set out in the Privacy Act 1993. In particular, the Tasman District Council will:
You may inquire about and seek access to personal information about you or request information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 by contacting the Tasman District Council at 03 543 8400 or email email@example.com.
If you think that the Tasman District Council has breached the Privacy Act or if you would like to find out more about the Tasman District Council's obligations, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner on 0800 803 909 or go to https://privacy.org.nz/about-us/contact/.
You acknowledge and agree that any information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or use of the Website is not confidential or proprietary, except as may be required under applicable law, and you acknowledge that unprotected communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss.
You represent and warrant that any information or material (other than personal data) which you provide does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, and that such information and material may be used in whole or in part in any manner by Tasman District Council including, but not limited to, reproduction, retransmission or publication of such information or material including any ideas or concepts contained in it.
You agree not to introduce into or through this Website any information or material which may be harmful, derogatory or offensive to others.
Tasman District Council regularly seeks feedback, suggestions, ideas and formal submissions from the general public through the Website.
All submissions, including names and contact details that you send to the Tasman District Council become public documents and will be made available to Councillors and the public at Council offices and libraries, and a summary of submissions may also be made publicly available and posted on the Council’s website.
Personal information will also be used for administration relating to the subject matter of the submissions, including notifying submitters of hearings and decisions. All information will be held by the Tasman District Council with submitters having the right to access and correct personal information.
Submissions may be posted or delivered to:
· Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond
Submissions not using the online form should include your name, address, telephone number, email address, and should state if you wish to speak to the Council in support of your submission. Please also indicate if you wish to speak in te reo Māori or New Zealand Sign Language.
Tasman District Council will contact all submitters who wish to be heard by email or text message to advise the confirmed time, date, and venue of the hearing.
The Tasman District Council may from time to time, film and record some of its public meetings and may make the footage available through webcasts. This is in the public interest to have transparent and accessible decision-making at public meetings.
Most of the filming will cover elected members as they speak and debate at the meeting. The filming may also include shots of the public in the background and anyone speaking at the public meeting.
The webcasts and recordings may be publicly available via the Website.
Tasman District Council enables customers to process certain types of online transactions through the Website. Online Services are provided through a secure website using SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. All Online Services are subject to these Terms.
The Online Services are available for your personal and/or internal business purposes provided that:
The Tasman District Council engages with the community through a number of externally hosted social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, You-tube and LinkedIn.
If you follow us, you can expect messages covering some of the following:
On YouTube you will find videos of Tasman District Council events, and information about Council services, consultations and general information. The Tasman District Council may advertise any vacancies on LinkedIn.
When engaging with the Tasman District Council using any social media channel, you acknowledge and agree that:
Tasman District Council reserves the right to remove any comments posted in breach of these Terms.
Users are welcome to submit or post content, including photographs and videos, to an official Tasman District Council social media site where the channel allows users to post content, the content meets the standards set out in these Terms and relates to the subject of the social media site. Users may only post their own, original content. Reproduced or borrowed content that may or reasonably appears to violate third party rights may be deleted.
You may use the Tasman District Council news feeds in order to display Tasman District Council content on your website, blog or other product or service for personal and business use provided you comply with the following:
Information about browser and document support.
Tasman District Council aims to be browser and operating system neutral. This site has been designed and tested to work on the latest versions of all the major browsers. If you're using an older browser we strongly recommend that you upgrade it as soon as possible.
Upgrading your browser will improve the appearance of websites, significantly reduce the chances of your computer becoming infected with malware and protect your personal information
Tasman District Council provides documents in various formats (e.g. PDF or Microsoft Word). If you have any difficulty opening or displaying a document, please contact us for a paper copy.
Tasman District Council strives to make its website as accessible as possible to people of all abilities.
The website is designed to meet New Zealand Government web accessibility and usability standards:
We will continually develop our website to deliver on our commitment to improve accessibility and usability for our users.
The text size for this site can be changed using your browser.
If you have comments, or would like to suggest improvements to the website, please get in touch using the contact us form.
Tasman District Council may update the content on this Website from time to time, but no assurance is given that the Content on this Website is up-to-date, accurate, error-free or complete. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Tasman District Council:
Without limiting the foregoing, all content, Online Services including transaction processing services and this Website are provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of implied warranties, and if you are in one of those jurisdictions these exclusions may not apply to you.
Use of this Website and these Terms shall be governed by, and shall be interpreted consistently with, the laws of New Zealand. Persons who access this Website from locations outside of New Zealand do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local New Zealand laws.
Tasman District Council makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, as to continuity of service. It reserves the right to suspend, terminate or otherwise alter access to some or all of the site's services at any time and without notice.
Other than personal information, which is covered under the Privacy Statement, any material you transmit or post to the site is considered non-confidential. This includes feedback or submissions you provide.
We do not claim to own your copyright material. You do, however, grant Tasman District Council a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to: