Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Use set out the terms on which you use the website of Independent Liquor (NZ) Ltd or the Asahi Australia Group (the “Site”).  By accessing and using the Site, you accept that all of these Terms of Use apply.  If you do not agree and accept that all of these Terms of Use apply to your use of the Site, please exit the Site immediately and refrain from using the Site in the future.

These Terms of Use should be read together with our Privacy Policy, which explains how we collect, use, disclose and manage your personal information.

1. Some useful definitions

In these Terms of Use:

  • Including means “including, but not limited to”
  • ILNZ means Independent Liquor (NZ) Ltd, Company no. 354989 of 35 Hunua Road, Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Asahi Australia Group means any direct or indirect parent, subsidiary, or sponsor or a related company of ILNZ (as that term is defined under the Companies Act 1993.

2. Your use of the Site

The Site is for your personal entertainment, information and communication only.  This means that all content provided on the Site is for your non-commercial use, and you may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes without the written permission of ILNZ.

You may not send any material to the Site that is unlawful, harmful (including any virus), threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, indecent or profane or that could be a violation of any law (including encouraging any other person to violate any law).

Occasionally ILNZ will post information to the Site, which includes references to third parties, which are not associated with or owned by ILNZ or the Asahi Australia Group.  You may not use these parties’ likenesses, names, and/or properties without their express permission (to seek this permission you will need to contact these third parties directly).

Any personal information (for example your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) you submit to the Site will be used by us in accordance with the Privacy Policy.  Information which is not personal (including questions, comments or suggestions) will not be covered by the Privacy Policy.

3. Ownership of material on the Site

Ownership of intellectual property on the Site

We own or license from third parties all content on the Site.  All content on the Site remains the sole property of the applicable content owner (i.e., ILNZ, the Asahi Australia Group, or the third parties from which we license the content) and is protected under all relevant copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws.

ILNZ takes the protection of intellectual property very seriously.  Nothing on the Site should be taken to be a grant of any license or right to use or distribute Site content without our express written agreement (or the express written agreement of the other applicable content owners where relevant).  Please be advised that ILNZ or the Asahi Australia Group, in their sole discretion, may take all actions to enforce its or the Asahi Australia Group intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

Ownership of material you send to the Site

We (or any party we nominate) are entitled to use any or all material which, you send to the Site for any purpose without providing you with any compensation.  Please keep this in mind when you send any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or other information, material or property to the Site.

4. Our rights

The Site is provided by ILNZ.  We may review, edit or delete materials that any person sends to the Site, but we are not under an obligation to do this.

ILNZ may cancel any registration(s) or account(s) on the Site at any time or remove any content you have sent or posted on the Site without giving any notice to you or any other person.  ILNZ may do this without any liability, and for any reason whatsoever.

We may change information on the Site, these Terms of Use and / or the Privacy Policy, at any time without notice.  You should regularly review these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy for any changes.  Changes will be effective as soon as they are posted on the Site, and by continuing to use the Site, you agree to any changes.  By providing continued access to the Site, we are providing you consideration for agreement to any changes.

5. What is ILNZ liable for?

We try to make the Site and its contents as reliable as possible, but inaccuracies may occur.  Because of this, regardless of anything else on the Site or in these Terms of Use, use of this Site is at your own risk.

The Site is provided to you on an “as is” basis, and to the fullest extent permitted by law ILNZ and the Asahi Australia Group disclaim any and all warranties regarding the Site, and shall not be responsible or liable for any damages due to:

  • statements, errors or omissions on the site
  • content infringing any third party rights
  • viruses that may be transmitted to your computer
  • linking to any other site, or
  • any other matter regarding this Site and your use of it

6. What are you liable for?

As a condition of using the Site, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ILNZ and any other related party of ILNZ from all damages, costs and expenses including reasonable legal fees and costs, arising out of:

  • your use of, or activities in connection with, the Site
  • any breach or violation of any of these Terms of Use
  • any allegation that any material which you send to the Site or create through the Site infringes or otherwise violates the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of a third party, or gives rise to a claim of libel or defamation, or
  • any other matter regarding this Site and your use of it

You agree to use your best efforts to work in cooperation with us in the defence of any such matter.  We reserve our rights to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter (at your expense) subject to indemnification by you.

7. Jurisdiction

We control and operate the Site from New Zealand.  All matters relating to the Site are governed by the laws of New Zealand, without reference to any conflict or choice of law principles.

You agree that any legal proceedings relating to the Site will be held in New Zealand and these proceedings will be determined in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.  You also agree that the courts of New Zealand are an appropriate forum to hear any legal proceeding in relation to the Site.

Please note that ILNZ does not warrant or imply that the Site or materials on it are appropriate for use outside of New Zealand.  Information contained in the Site concerning products or services is applicable only in New Zealand.

If you are located outside of New Zealand, you are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

8. Contact us

ILNZ Head Office

Independent Liquor (NZ) Ltd

35 Hunua Road, Papakura, Auckland, NZ

PH: +64 9 298 3000