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This is site is owned and maintained by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.


Copyright

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Unless otherwise stated, copyright in all material on this site belongs to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Material obtained from this website can be reproduced free of charge and without further permission.

The material reproduced must be done so accurately, with acknowledgement of the source and copyright status of the material. The material cannot be used in a derogatory manner or a misleading context.

At times this website may contain documents or links to documents that are copyright protected. Permission to reproduce copyrighted documents may therefore be required from the copyright holders concerned.


Privacy Statement

This privacy notice applies to personal and other information collected on Bay of Plenty Regional Council's website www.boprc.govt.nz 

For the purpose of improving our website, we collect statistical information about your visit. This information is use for no other purpose and all users are anonymous and not personally identifiable. Information that we collect includes:

  • IP addresses
  • search terms
  • pages accessed and links clicked
  • dates and times of visits
  • the immediate previous site visited
  • operating systems (eg Windows, Mac)
  • web browsers

When you view our website, we may store some information in your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and can help us in many ways. Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. We do not use cookies to extract any personal information, or provide any such information to third parties.


Questions and complaints

For further information, email complaints@boprc.govt.nz or write to:

Customer Services Officer
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
PO Box 364
WHAKATANE 3158
New Zealand


Contact details

See the contact us section.


Disclaimer

The information provided on this website is for convenience as part of the service we offer at Bay of Plenty Regional Council. However, Bay of Regional Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk. Bay of Plenty Regional council is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed by them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.


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Terms of Use

  1. Agreement to terms 
    By accessing this website, you consent to the terms stated below. The Terms apply to the entire contents of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website and to all comments and email notifications produced by or via, or displayed on the website.
  2. Copyright 
    Unless stated otherwise, copyright in all material on this site belongs to Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Material obtained from this website can be reproduced free of charge and without further permission. The material reproduced must be done so accurately, with acknowledgement of the source and copyright status of the material. The material cannot be used in a derogatory manner or a misleading context. At times this website may contain documents or links to documents that are copyright protected. Permission to reproduce copyrighted documents may therefore be required from the copyright holders concerned.
  3. Licence does not extend to third party contributions 
    The licence referred to in clause 2 above does not extend to contributions to Bay of Plenty Regional Council website by third parties (e.g., comments added to posts) to the extent that those third parties possess copyright in those contributions. Permission should be sought from those third parties for any use of their contributions that would otherwise infringe their copyright. Bay of Plenty Regional Council cannot grant this permission.
  4. Licence to user-generated content 
    Other than personal information not visible on the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website, which is covered under the Privacy Statement, any material you transmit or post to this website will be considered non-confidential. You grant the Bay of Plenty Regional Council  a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to publish your contributions in any media and in any format, including on this or any other website, in hard copy publications and email notifications.
  5. Third party copyright 
    If your contributions to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website include material in which copyright or other intellectual property is owned by a third party, you warrant that you have the right to use that material.
  6. Unacceptable use 
    You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website any material that is illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or otherwise injurious or objectionable.
  7. Pre-publication moderation 
    Contributions to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website may be moderated by one or more moderators before being published. Those moderators may decline to publish contributions or may modify contributions if they are considered to be either contrary to clause 6 above or irrelevant to the subject-matter of the Site. In some cases, contributions to the Site may be published immediately if the comment author has had previous comment approved.
  8. Links 
    The inclusion of links to third party sites does not imply any endorsement of the linked website or its content or provider.
  9. Contributors' views are their own 
    Views expressed on the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Website by contributors are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bay of Plenty Regional Council or official policy.
  10. Revisions 
    We may revise the terms and conditions set in this section at any time. Any such revisions will take effect once notified through a post on the site detailing the respect(s) in which the terms and conditions have changed.