Matamata-Piako District Council has made every reasonable effort to provide accurate and up to date information on this website. However the Council does not present this information as advice and does not accept responsibility for any actions taken, loss or damage suffered as a result of any reliance upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this site.
Persons requiring information in relation to a specific query should contact Matamata-Piako District Council directly.
The Council does not guarantee that:
·         website visitors will have uninterrupted or error-free access to, and use of, the website
·         the website or any files available for downloading will be error-free or free from viruses, faults or defects
·         the content of the website is accurate, complete, or suitable for a particular purpose. Website visitors must rely on their own judgment in relation to any matter of that type.
Some of the information available on this site may be from the New Zealand public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Matamata-Piako District Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content.
1. Agreement to terms
Welcome to this website hosted by Matamata-Piako District Council (we, our, us). When we use the terms you and we are referring to any organisation or person who accesses the website. By accessing and using this site, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of use and our privacy policy.
2. Use of the Shop Local Website
2.1. You agree that you will not use the Website in any manner that is unlawful, or in any manner contrary to, or prohibited by, these Terms and Conditions.
Without limiting clause 2.1, you agree that you will:
  • provide accurate information to us and update it as necessary;
  • comply with all applicable laws, regulations and notices sent to you by Matamata-Piako District Council; and
  • be solely responsible for your interactions and connections with other Users of the Website.
Without limiting clause 2.1, you agree that you will not, directly or indirectly:
  • provide or upload false information, create a false identity or use or attempt to use another person’s profile;
  • hack into any part of the Website through password mining, phishing, or any other means;
  • knowingly introduce viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs, spyware, malware or other similar material;
  • circumvent the Website’s structure, presentation or navigational function so as to obtain information Matamata-Piako District Council has chosen not to make publicly available through the Website;
  • disrupt an exchange of information between Users or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other Users, including through a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack;
  • transmit any unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation, unless expressly authorised by Matamata-Piako District Council;
  • attempt to modify, reverse engineer, or reverse-assemble any part of the Website;
  • breach any applicable laws or regulations; or
  • engage in any other conduct that Matamata-Piako District Council considers, in its absolute discretion, breaches these Terms and Conditions.
You acknowledge and agree that the information published by Matamata-Piako District Council, on this Website, does not, under any circumstances, constitute legal or professional advice.
You further acknowledge that:
  • the posting of business listings, or advertisements for goods and services, by Matamata-Piako District Council does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of the organisation, by Matamata-Piako District Council;
  • Matamata-Piako District Council reserves the right to share your contact information with identified partners. For a list of identified partners please contact Matamata-Piako District Council;
  • whilst Matamata-Piako District Council uses reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy and currency of data or information made available on the Website, it is not responsible for the accuracy or currency of such data or information supplied to it by third parties or Users and Matamata-Piako District Council makes no guarantee in relation the accuracy or currency of data or information made available on the Website.
3. Changes
We reserve the right to modify or amend these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason.
. By using this site you consent to our use of your personal data in accordance with these terms and conditions and our Privacy Statement (as amended from time to time).
4. Account security - your responsibilities
If you register for an account to gain access to certain parts of the site, you are responsible for:
  • keeping your username and password confidential;
  • protecting and securing your username and password from unauthorised access and use; and
  • protecting your computing environment from unauthorised access, viruses and malicious software.
Your username and password are personal to you. You are not permitted to share them with others.
We may suspend or disable your username and password if we consider it necessary for security reasons or if you breach these terms.