Terms of Use of the RVA Website

1. You agree that you:

(a) will not use the Rentalvehicle.co.nz website for illegal purposes or purposes that may damage the rights of the Rental Vehicle Association (RVA) or third parties, and in particular, use the site to distribute damaging or illegal information, or information that is distasteful, discriminatory or offensive towards the RVA or third-parties;

(b) will not disrupt access to the RVA website, access the RVA’s computer systems, modify the site, use it to transmit computer viruses, hacking attacks, computer worms, etc, or commit misdemeanours likely to be qualified as computer crimes;

(c) will not infringe any patent, trade mark, trade secret, copyright, database right or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity;

(d) will not impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any RVA representative, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

(e) will comply with these general conditions of use.

If you do not comply with these obligations, the RVA reserves the right to immediately prohibit and block access to its website and to its network without damages.

2. Information on the Site

While the RVA has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in the RVA website is correct at the time of going live, the RVA cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions or any information which may be incomplete, inaccurate or may have become out of date

3. Intellectual Property/Copyright and trademark notice

The copyright and all proprietary rights in the RVA website and all content are reserved by the RVA. The material contained within the RVA website is the property of the RVA unless identified as belonging to third parties. The RVA logo is the registered trademark of the RVA. Other company and product or service names displayed on the RVA website may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

You are not granted any right or licence to use any trademarks and therefore agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the content of the RVA website and/or the products and services offered on the RVA website in whole or in part.

4. Links to third party websites

There are several places throughout the RVA website that may link you to other websites that do not operate under the RVA’s information privacy practices. When you click through to these websites, the RVA’s information privacy practices no longer apply. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements for all third-party websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing your information

5. Disclaimer of Warranty

Your use of the RVA website is at your sole risk. This website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The RVA makes no warranty or representation that

(i)               the site will meet your requirements,

(ii)              it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,

(iii)             the results that may be obtained from the use of the RVA website will be accurate or reliable,

(iv)            the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and

(v)              any errors will be corrected. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the use of the site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the RVA or through or from the RVA website will create any warranty or other obligation not expressly stated in the relevant terms and conditions. Although reasonable precautions are taken to protect the security and integrity of wireless internet and network access, the RVA cannot guarantee that use of a wireless connection will be secure. Accordingly, you agree to use such services at your own discretion and risk and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the RVA expressly disclaims all warranties, conditions and other terms of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to any implied term of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, and any term as to the provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill or as to non-infringement of any intellectual property right.

6. Limitation of Liability

Nothing in these Terms & Conditions will affect the statutory rights of any consumer or exclude or restrict any liability for personal injury arising from the negligence or fraud of the RVA. You expressly acknowledge and agree that the RVA and its employees will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if the RVA has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from use of the RVA website.

You expressly acknowledge and agree that the RVA will not be liable for

(i)               the use or the inability to use the RVA website;

(ii)              the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the RVA website;

(iii)             unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data;

(iv)            statements or conduct of any third party on the RVA website.