REINZ Website means the REINZ website at www.reinz.co.nz or such other site or sites that we nominate, operate or own from time to time.
Services means the services provided, operated or supported through the REINZ Website, including, but not limited to, the REINZ Statistics portal (including the House Price Index), the REINZ eForms platform (both the old and the new platforms), the REINZ Store, the Membership Portal, the Education Portal, and the guides and documents in the Legal section.
We means The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc.
You means you or, both you and the other person / entity on whose behalf you are acting.
a) words importing the singular include the plural and vice versa;
b) the terms “including”, “includes” and “include” include the words “without limitation” after those terms;
c) a reference to a person includes a company, other corporations and also a body of persons (corporate or unincorporated);
d) where words or expressions are defined, other parts of speech and grammatical forms of that word or expression have corresponding meanings;
e) headings are for ease of reference only and do not affect the interpretation of this Agreement;
f) a reference to dollars or $ is a reference to New Zealand currency; and
g) the meaning of general words is not limited by specific examples introduced by including or similar expressions.
The REINZ Statistics Authorised User Agreement can be accessed in the Member-only REINZ Statistics portal.
The REINZ House Price Index Terms & Conditions is made available to every entity who has been granted access by REINZ to the REINZ House Price Index and web portal at subscription levels.
The information on the REINZ Website is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to form professional or legal advice.
You agree not to interrupt, or attempt to interrupt, the operation of the REINZ Website in any way.
Copyright in all content on the REINZ Website belong to REINZ or our third party providers or licensors (as may be the case).
If you wish to use any third party material that is identified as such on the REINZ Website, you must obtain the prior consent of the relevant owner. This includes the content of third party websites linked from the REINZ Website.
Subject to the terms of the Specific Agreements, you are allowed to copy and distribute information (not identified as third party material) from the REINZ Website in the form that it appears on the REINZ Website and without modification, provided that:
a) you attribute the information to REINZ; and
b) you do not use the information for advertising and promotional purposes (except if you are a REINZ Member and do so in accordance with the REINZ Statistics Authorised User Agreement).
Any other adaptation or reproduction of REINZ content or any of our publications, in whole or in part, is forbidden without the express and prior written permission of REINZ. Please address requests to [email protected]
Links to third party websites
Inclusion of links to third party websites does not imply that REINZ endorses them or have verified any of the information available through them. Third party material available on the REINZ Website does not necessarily represent the views of REINZ.
We accept no liability for any loss caused as a result of any information or opinion contained in any third party material available on the REINZ, or in any third party website linked from this website. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites other than the REINZ Website.
We will use our best efforts to keep the REINZ Website and the Services free from interruption, viruses and errors. However, we accept no responsibility for your inability to access the REINZ Website and the Services, or for any damage or loss caused to your computer hardware, software, internet connections or other peripherals as a result of the use of the REINZ Website, its content or any Service supplied by us or any failure on our part.
In addition to the above disclaimers, we will not be liable for any corruption, or loss of data or other content which you or anyone else may experience as a result of using the REINZ Website and Services.
Whilst we have taken reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the information available on the REINZ Website and the Services, REINZ gives no warranty, either express or implied, in relation to the information on the REINZ Website, the Services or on any linked website, including as to its accuracy, reliability and suitability. We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability in relation to any loss, damage or other costs arising from the use or reliance of any information on the REINZ Website, the Services or on any linked website or any compilations, derivative statistics or modifications of the information on this website or on any linked website.
Exclusion of liability
We (including our officers, employees and agents) will not be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or on any other basis to you or any third party for any direct, indirect or consequential damage, loss, cost or expense (including, without limitation, damage to property, injury to persons, loss of profits, loss of data or revenue, loss of use, lost business or missed opportunities, wasted expenditure or savings which you might have had, denial of service or access to the REINZ Website or Services) arising from the use of our Services, the REINZ Website, its content or through any failure on our part.
REINZ website analytics
We collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information includes: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. We keep track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the REINZ Website in order to determine what services are the most popular (and may rely on trusted partners to perform this statistical analysis).
This information is used by us for the operation of our services, to maintain quality of the service, to provide general statistics regarding use of the REINZ Website, and to deliver customised content and REINZ advertising to our customers, whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Privacy and security
When you subscribe to REINZ Member Services, or are given subscription-level access to any REINZ products or Services (including the House Price Index), or purchase any of our products or Services, all personal information we collect about you, including your credit card information, will remain confidential to REINZ or any third party expressly authorised by REINZ pursuant to any supply or services agreement entered into by or with REINZ and that third party.
We will not sell or give any of your personal information to any other third party without your permission.
REINZ makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes: server address, date and time of visit, time spent, pages accessed, browser used, domain name, country and previous site visited. REINZ may attempt to identify users and their browsing activity where a law enforcement agency requests inspection of the REINZ Service Provider’s logs.
If you are subscribed to services accessible only via a password-protected area, REINZ will provide you with ‘user specific’ access login which you and any party you authorise (your ‘authorised users’) will need in order to access and use those services.
You are responsible for ensuring that such access login provided by REINZ to you:
a) are kept strictly confidential and secure by you and your authorised user(s); and
b) are used solely by you and your authorised user(s); and
c) are not altered.
Any access to our services using such access login will be deemed to be authorised by you, and you will be liable for all associated costs and the application of these terms generally.
If you suspect that an unauthorised user has gained access to any REINZ services via your login or other access criteria, you must notify REINZ immediately.
You agree to indemnify REINZ and any of our officers, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, losses, or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature (including solicitor-client costs) brought by third parties as a result of:
b) your violation of any law or the rights of any third party, including under the Privacy Act 2020; or
c) your use of the REINZ Website or our Services.
All prices for products and Services for sale on the REINZ Website are stated in New Zealand dollars (NZ$). We reserve the right to increase our fees or to introduce new prices for our products and Services at any time.