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    1. Introduction (‘this site’) is owned and operated by Powershop . These terms & conditions (‘terms’) constitute an agreement between you, the site user, (‘you’, ‘your’) and us. By accessing and using this site you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted these terms, and that you agree to be bound by them.

    2. Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy
      Where we collect personal information about you as a result of you accessing and using this site, our Privacy Policy will apply to that information. Accordingly, these terms must be read together with our Privacy Policy, which can be found at our Privacy Policy page.

      We use cookies on our site. Our Cookie Policy sets out how we use cookies and is available here.

    3. Changes
      We reserve the right to add to, modify, suspend, or remove this site or any information or feature incorporated in this site at any time and without notice. We reserve the right to change these terms from time to time by publishing the changed terms on this site. You should review these terms periodically to be aware of such changes. By continuing to access or use this site following such publication you accept the revised terms.

    4. Your use of this site
      You agree not to use this site for any purpose that is unlawful or to engage in any conduct that may impair or cause damage to the operation of this site whether by way of a virus, corrupted file or through any other means. You also agree not to alter, modify, reproduce, transmit or otherwise deal with the content, software, text, graphics, layout or design of this site without our prior written approval in each case.

    5. Customer Terms & Conditions
      Terms and Conditions apply if you elect to become a customer of ours and/or purchase electricity from us. A copy of those Customer Terms and Conditions can be found at our Customer Terms & Conditions page.

    6. Trademarks
      The name and logo of Powershop and all trade marks appearing on this site belong to us or our licensors or affiliates. You must not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce those trade marks for any reason without our prior written permission in each case.

    7. Intellectual Property
      The materials displayed on this site are protected by copyright and other laws in New Zealand, and under similar laws and international conventions abroad. You acknowledge and agree that all copyright and other intellectual property rights that may subsist in materials available on this site including text, illustrations, artwork, photographs, video, music, sounds, layout, designs, software, source code, belong to us or to our licensors (together, ‘our intellectual property’).

      You must not duplicate, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, adapt, republish, or display this site or our intellectual property in any form or manner, except to use it for the purpose we make it available to you – the offer of electricity and directly related purposes.

    8. Disclaimers
      We endeavour to ensure the accuracy of information available on this site and that the content of this site is free from errors. However, we do not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of material appearing on this site, its accuracy, operation, quality, functionality, completeness, timeliness or suitability for any particular purpose.

      To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide this site and related information and services on an “as is” basis without any warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind (whether, express, implied, statutory or otherwise) including, but not limited to, warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that if you rely on this site or any materials available through this site, you do so solely at your own risk.

      The views expressed in any third party material published on this site are not necessarily the views of Powershop and we expressly disclaim all responsibility for the content of any third party material published on this site.

      If you are using our services for business purposes, you agree that the guarantees provided under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 shall not apply to those services.

    9. Limitation of liability
      To the maximum extent permissible at law, we disclaim all responsibility for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, financial loss, damages for loss in business projects, loss of profits or other economic losses) whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this site or any material appearing on this site, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this site or any such material.

    10. Website intended for use in New Zealand only
      Although visitors from other jurisdictions are welcome to visit this site, the site has been designed and developed for use within New Zealand and is not intended for use of any kind by visitors in any other jurisdiction.

    11. Site availability
      While all reasonable steps will be taken to ensure this site is continuously available, we do not guarantee that the site and any associated services will always be available, error free or that they will be available at any particular time. We do not accept any liability or responsibility whatsoever if the site is not available over any period or at any particular time. Your use of this site and any associated services may be subject to interruption, restriction, or delay. We will not be liable to you should this site or the services supplied through this site become unavailable, interrupted, restricted, or delayed for any reason.

    12. Links
      The inclusion in this site of links to other sites maintained by third parties does not imply our endorsement of or responsibility for the contents of those sites. We are not responsible for any damage or harm arising in any manner out of the inclusion of those links.

    13. Security
      Although we endeavour to prevent the introduction of viruses or other malicious code (together, ‘malicious code’) to this website, we do not guarantee that this website, or any data available from it, does not contain malicious code. We will not be liable for any damages or harm attributable to malicious code. You are responsible for ensuring that the process that you employ for accessing this website does not expose your computer system to the risk of interference or damage from malicious code.

      We endeavour to protect the security of your personal information, but you acknowledge that there is a risk of unauthorised access to (or alteration of) your transmissions or data or of the information contained on your computer system or on this website. We do not accept responsibility or liability of any nature for any losses that you may sustain as a result of such unauthorised access or alteration. All information transmitted to you or from you is transmitted at your risk, and you assume all responsibility and risks arising in relation to your use of this website and the internet. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which may arise in connection with your accessing of this website or any outbound hyperlink.

    14. Governing law
      These terms are governed by the laws of New Zealand and the courts of New Zealand shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any dispute arising in relation to these terms.

    15. References
      In these terms, “Powershop”, “we” or “us” means Meridian Energy Limited trading as Powershop.



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