1.4 Hosting of the Site: The Site is hosted by our hosting provider and made available to you via an internet browser.
2. PURPOSE OF THE SITE
2.1 Smart Christchurch Programme: The purpose of the Site is to provide information to the public about the Smart Christchurch programme, including (but not limited to):
(a) providing news and updates about current Smart Christchurch projects and initiatives, allowing users to keep up to date with progress; and engaging with the Smart Christchurch programme through the “Contact” page;
(b) providing information about innovation activities, challenges, expos and events organised by the Council (Innovation Events), and providing application forms which potential exhibitors and sponsors can use to submit information to apply to take part in these Innovation Events (each an Application); and
(c) allowing us or members of the public to:
(i) submit challenges for which innovative solutions are being sought (Challenges); and
(ii) allowing members of the public to submit solutions (Solutions) to those Challenges, via the “Innovation Hub” (each a Submission).
2.2 Access to the Site: You may access the Site by:
(a) accessing and browsing the Site as a guest (Guest); and/or
(b) creating and registering an account (Account) on the Site by completing the registration process provided on the Site, which includes the creation of login details and a profile (Registration).
Registration is required in order to submit a Challenge or Solution.
2.3 Innovation Event Applications: We will review all Applications and will determine at our sole discretion whether to extend an invitation to you to participate in any Innovation Event as an exhibitor or sponsor. If you have submitted an Application, we may contact you using the contact details provided by you to request any additional information to support the Application and to assist us in our determination.
2.4 Moderation of Submissions: We will review all Submissions prior to the Submissions or information from the Submissions being published on the Site. In respect of all Submissions, we reserve the right at our complete discretion to:
(a) decline the Submission, in which event the Submission and/or information from the Submission will not be posted on the Site;
(b) require you to amend the Submission, and if the amended Submission is resubmitted and approved by us, post the amended Submission and/or information from the amended Submission on the Site; or
(c) request that you provide further information and/or amend the Submission, and if on receipt of the further information and/or amended Submission the amended Submission is approved by us, post the amended Submission /or information from the amended Submission on the Site.
2.5 No endorsement: Notwithstanding the review of the Submissions by the Council, you acknowledge and agree that the Submissions which are published to the Site, and any information from or related to any Submission have been created by the submitting party, and that the publication of the Submissions or any information from or related to any Submission on the Site (which are not our own Submissions) is not in any way an endorsement by us of those Submissions or their contents.
2.6 Removal of Content: We, at our sole discretion and without notice, reserve the right at any time to remove any content (including any submissions by any third party) from the Site and to deny any user access to this website or any portion of it.
3. OUR RESPONSIBILITIES
4. YOUR USE OF THE SITE
4.1 Use of the Site: You may access, view, reproduce and print the content on this Site, provided that:
(a) you only use that content for informational, non-commercial purposes, and any reproduction includes a prominent acknowledgement of our rights in the relevant content; and
(b) you must obtain our prior written permission before using any of our trade marks or logos, or any other trade marks and logos on the Site, including registered or unregistered trade marks of us or our licensors.
4.2 Your Responsibilities: You agree to:
(a) only submit information for in relation to a Registration, an Application or a that properly relates to the relevant Registration, Application or Submission (as applicable);
(b) take reasonable steps to ensure that all information provided to the Council, all information contained in any Registration, Application or Submission is complete, accurate, and up to date;
(c) create and hold only one Account on the Site (but you can use the Site as a at any time);
(d) keep any username and password for your Account secure and confidential you will be responsible for all use of the Site through your username and, and on your Account; and
(e) comply with all applicable laws when accessing and using the Site.
4.3 Prohibited Acts: You agree that when using and submitting information to the Site (whether in a Submission or otherwise) you will not:
(a) abuse, threaten, harass, stalk, defame or otherwise violate the legal rights of other users of the Site;
(b) publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful material or information;
(c) upload files that contain information or software protected by intellectual property laws unless owned or controlled by you or used by consent of the owner;ecure and confidential you will be responsible for all use of the Site through;
(d) upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, worms, or any other software or programmes that may cause damage to the computers of the Council or other users of the Site; and
(e) advertise, or offer to sell any goods or services or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND CONTENT
5.1 Your Content: If you provide or contribute any content or other materials to us and/or to this Site via any Registration, Application or Submission, by submitting that Registration or Application, or making that Submission to the Site you warrant that:
(b) your Registration, Application, or Submission does not contain any content which infringes on another person’s intellectual property or which is offensive, obscene, defamatory, discriminatory, inappropriate or contrary to any applicable laws (including the Harmful Digital Communication Act 2015). In the event that you breach this clause, without limiting any of our other rights or remedies, we may remove the relevant content from the Site.
6. LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS
6.1 Liability Exclusions: To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any errors and omissions, nor for:
(a) any direct or indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage; (b) any loss of data, profits, revenue, business or goodwill; or (c) any damage to your device or the data held on your device, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or the data contained on it.
6.2 Limitation of Liability: If notwithstanding the above, we are found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises as a result of your use of the Site, our liability (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) will not exceed [$50.00].
6.5 Disclaimer: In respect of the information provided on the Site:
(a) the information is for general information purposes only and has not been prepared by taking into account the particular objectives, situation or needs of any individual users; and
(b) although we try to ensure that content is current, accurate and complete, and we will take action within a reasonable time, to correct any error or inaccuracy that is brought to our attention, we do not guarantee that the content will be current, accurate or completed when you access it, and accordingly, use of information and material contained on the Site is at your own risk.
7. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
7.1 Suspension of Operation: We may withdraw or suspend the operation of the Site, or cease to provide and/or update content to the Site, with or without notice to you, if we have reasonable grounds for doing so, including for security, legal or business reasons.
8. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND SERVICES
8.1 Suspension of Operation: We may withdraw or suspend the operation of the Site, or cease to provide and/or update content to the Site, with or without notice to you, if we have reasonable grounds for doing so, including for security, legal or business reasons.
9. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Where you have provided us with your details for the purpose of receiving information about Smart Christchurch projects and initiatives, you consent to us sending you information about such projects and initiatives, including marketing or promotional communications about our services and products from time to time. You may unsubscribe from any marketing or promotional commutations by following the unsubscribe facilities in the communications that we send to you.