Terms of use & Privacy

1 About these Terms of Use
1.1 AgResearch Limited (“AgResearch”, “we” or “us”) welcomes you to this website and our tool. By accessing and viewing this website (“the website”), and/or by using our systems, including the AgPest visual recognition tool (“the tool”) you agree that you have read and accepted the terms set out below.
1.2 We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time by posting updated versions on the website. Nothing in these Terms of Use guarantees that the website or the tool will always be available, or that we will support or maintain the website or the tool.
2 Copyright and Intellectual Property
2.1 Copyright and all other intellectual property in the website and its content is owned by AgResearch or licensed to us for our use. All rights are reserved.
3. Licence
3.1 We grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the website and the tool, subject to these Terms of Use.
3.2 You must not: (a) copy the website or the tool (or any content within it), except where permitted by law; (b) rent, lease, sub-license, decompile, reverse-engineer, modify or create derivative works of the website or the tool or any of its content; or (c) rent, sell or transfer for commercial gain any content or output generated by use or operation of the website or the app or its underlying systems.
3.3 You must not: (a) use the website or the tool unlawfully or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms of Use, or act fraudulently or maliciously, for example, by hacking into or inserting malicious code, including viruses, or harmful data, into the app or any underlying system; or (b) infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the website or app.
4 Disclaimer
4.1 All content on this website and the tool (including any tools or resources provided or methods described) is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and is intended to be for your general information only. It is not intended as specific advice. You must make your own assessment about the information provided and should seek advice where appropriate.
4.2 The information provided on the website is specific to New Zealand, and is not designed for identification or management of pests outside New Zealand.
4.3 We endeavour to keep information up to date but do not guarantee that it is accurate or complete.
4.4 We exclude all warranties, whether express or implied, including any warranty as to the completeness, accuracy, currency or continuity of any information provided via the website or tool, except to the extent that such exclusion is prohibited by law.
4.5 Neither AgResearch nor any person acting on its behalf will be liable in any way for any loss, damage, costs or expenses which may arise directly or indirectly from any advice, opinion, information, content, representation or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, contained on the website or tool, or from your use of such material, except to the extent that such liability may not be excluded by law.
5 Links and third parties
5.1 From time to time the website or the tool may refer to other people or organisations, or to their services or products. Such references do not imply that AgResearch endorses, or is endorsed by, those people, organisations, services or products.
5.2 Links to or from third party sites do not imply any connection with or endorsement of those sites, and AgResearch makes no claims, warranties or representations about the content or availability of those sites. We reserve the right to decline any linkages that we deem inappropriate.
6 Privacy
6.1 Information which is automatically retrieved during your visit to this website or through your use of the tool will be used in aggregate form only, for the purposes of monitoring and improving the website, the tool, our systems, and our business, and as described below.
6.2 We will only collect personal information from you to the extent that you provide it to us.  If you provide us with any personal information through this website, the tool, or our systems (e.g. by supplying your name and email address in the “Get Alerts” form on the website), we will use it only in relation to the purpose for which it was provided and as described below. You have the right to inspect and update that information upon request, by contacting us at the address below.
6.3 AgResearch will not provide your personal information to any third party (other than as described below) unless we have obtained your consent, or we believe we need to do so for law enforcement purposes, or we are otherwise required to do so by law.
7 Security
7.1 We use security measures on our website and tool, and systems to help prevent and mitigate the loss, misuse and alteration of, and unauthorised access to, information under our control.  As part of this, our website, the tool and systems are subject to monitoring, analysis and auditing.  This may include the monitoring, analysis and auditing of information about your use of, and information processed on, our website and systems (regardless of the nature of the activity or information).
7.2 The security measures that we take may be sourced from third party suppliers. If so those third party suppliers will have access to monitoring, analysis and auditing information about our websites, the tool, and systems, as well as information processed on our website, the tool and systems.
8 Contact Us
8.1 You can contact us about the website or tool by emailing agpest@agresearch.co.nz or clicking here.
9 Governing Law
9.1 These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New Zealand.