Terms of Service

By accessing the NZ Mega Auckland 2013 website, you show that you have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions here specified. Moreover, using this website means you have the legal authority to accept the terms on behalf of either yourself or any party you represent. Disagreeing with the terms signifies that you are not authorized to use this website.

Changes to the Terms

NZ Mega Auckland 2013 can, at our own discretion, update these terms and conditions. Whenever an update is made, the date at the bottom of this page will be updated. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for reviewing these terms and conditions on a regular basis and become aware of any updates made. Your use of the website after any updates to the terms and conditions signifies your acceptance of the changes.

Legal Use

You are not authorized to use the NZ Mega Auckland 2013 website for any purpose deemed unlawful or prohibited.

No Legal Advice

Your use of this website or any email correspondence between you, as a user, and us does not constitute a legal relationship. Do consult your own legal counsel should you have any queries. The NZ Mega Auckland 2013 website provides all services and information on an "as-is" basis.

User Conduct

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you are also agreeing to a few user conducts, such as agreeing not to:

- post or use content that you do not have the right to post or use (either under intellectual property, privacy or any other applicable laws)
- post unsolicited content, such as promotional or advertising copy
- post content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programmes that may be designed to stop or limit the functionality of any piece of hardware equipment or in any way interfere with the website or servers connected to the website
- post any content that is offensive, obscene, abusive, harmful, defamatory, hateful, false, misleading, or that in any way breaches any laws
- intimidate or harass anyone
- attempt to use or access another user's account or personal information
- interfere with any security related features
- attempt to gain unauthorised access to the website or associated user data
- use any means to bypass our measures to restrict access or use of the site
- impersonate another person or entity

Should you perform any of the above actions, NZ Mega Auckland 2013 reserves the right to take whatever actions deemed necessary to restrict your access to the website and its services.


NZ Mega Auckland 2013 does not make any representations or warranties about the content of the website. Under no circumstances is NZ Mega Auckland 2013 liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any infringing content, any errors or omissions in content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, transmitted to, linked to or otherwise accessible or made available via the website.


The website may contain links to websites not controlled by NZ Mega Auckland 2013 (“Third Party Websites”), as well as content belonging to or originating from persons or organisations other than NZ Mega Auckland 2013 (“Third Party Content”). You acknowledge that NZ Mega Auckland 2013 is not responsible or liable for any Third Party Websites or any Third Party Content, information or products made available at any Third Party Website.

Disclaimer of Warranties

To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable laws, NZ Mega Auckland 2013 offers the website and services as-is and makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the website.

Limitation of Liability

In no event NZ Mega Auckland 2013 is liable to you on any legal theory for any incidental, direct or indirect, punitive, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages, including but not limited to loss of revenue or income, loss of profits, pain, emotional distress, cost of substitute goods, or any similar damages incurred by you or any third party in connection with this website, even if the NZ Mega Auckland 2013 has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We shall not be responsible or liable in any manner for any user-uploaded content, if any, posted on the website, including any claims of copyright breach referring to that content.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the NZ Mega Auckland 2013 from and against any and all loss, expenses, damages, and costs, including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, resulting, whether directly or indirectly, from your violation of the Terms of Service.

Privacy Policy

NZ Mega Auckland 2013 is committed to handling responsibly the information and data we collect through the website and agrees to use your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for further information.


The NZ Mega Auckland 2013 website may contain trademarks, service marks, logos and other names that are either our property or property of other parties as indicated with respect to that name or icon.

Usage of Mascot Image or Logo

Use of the NZ Mega pukeko mascot image or logo is by license under Creative Commons "Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike". This allows for the mascot logo and image to be used, modfied and built upon so long as the new work is attributed, carries the same license and is not sold or used for any commercial purpose without written permission from NZ Mega 2013.

Cancellation and Refunds

Due to the non-profit nature of the NZ Mega 2013 event, and budgeting/pre-ordering based on registrations, it is not possible to offer refund for cancellation of registration. For cancellations notified prior to 2 months before the event, NZ Mega Auckland 2013 will endeavour to refund after the event if funds permit (prior to any remaining excess funds being donated to a charity). There can be no refunds for cancellations made after 2 months before the start of the event.

Competitions and Prizes

NZ Mega Auckland 2013 and its nominated volunteers will officiate over any competitions and prize awards, and its decision is final on all matters. NZ Mega Auckland 2013 may alter competitions, rules and prizes as it deems necessary. NZ Mega Auckland 2013 reserves the right to disqualify any player or team it deems to be competing outside the rules or otherwise unfairly.

Sale of Goods/Services at NZ Mega 2013

The sale of any goods or services at the mega venue, or any satellite events, is prohibited unless under the permission of NZ Mega Auckland 2013.

Access to the Venue

Attendees of NZ Mega Auckland 2013 may enter and remain inside the venue only during the posted opening hours. Attendees will only be allowed inside the venue if they have registered and paid to attend the event. After registering on site and receiving a registration pack, attendees will show their name badge/lanyards to gain entrance. At no time may any attendee access the main field area or any fenced off area within the stadium seating area. Doing so may cause the individual(s) involved to incur a $1000 fine at the sole discretion of the venue owner. Outside purchased food may not be brought into nor consumed in the venue. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into nor consumed at the venue. NZ Mega Auckland 2013 will consider whether a bar facility may be made available (this is potentially costly) and if so, only alcoholic beverages purchased at the bar may be consumed on site.

Code of Conduct

All attendees of the NZ Mega Auckland 2013 event and satellite events are expected to behave in a civilised and respectful manner towards each other, the event volunteers and the event organisers. Should the conduct of any individual be deemed in appropriate by NZ Mega Auckland 2013, the individual will be warned and may be removed from the venue. The safety and security of the event attendees and the venue are a top priority and any individual deemed to be threatening these may be removed without warning. NZ Mega Auckland 2013 practices a zero tolerance policy on violence, drugs and alcohol abuse. Attendees shall not cause damage to any property at the venue or elsewhere. In the event of damage occurring, this shall be notified to an event organiser immediately. Individuals involved in causing any damage will be solely held financially responsible for the rectification and repair of the damage.

Non-Profit Zero Benefit Declaration

No individual or group of individuals involved in the organisation or running of NZ Mega Auckland 2013 may profit or benefit in any way. All attendees, volunteers, organisers and sponsors (if they are also geocachers attending the event) must pay full registration to attend and log attendance to the event. All proceeds of registration, merchandise sales and sponsorship (whether sponsorship consists solely or partly as cash) are to be spent on NZ Mega Auckland 2013 expenses, activities and prizes, with any and all remaining excess funds (if any) being distributed to one or more charities nominated at or prior to the event. All prizes donated to NZ Mega Auckland 2013, or provided as sponsorship, will be awarded to attendees. The organising team is not eligible for any prizes.

This document was last updated on August 2, 2013.

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