These terms of use ('Terms of Use') record the terms that apply to the Arts Foundation of New Zealand Inc ('The Arts Foundation', 'our', 'us', 'we') website ('Website'). Your use of The Arts Foundation Website is governed by these Terms of Use.

By using The Arts Foundation Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.


The artists' works published on our Website, and any views or opinions expressed by those artists or within such artists' works, are those of the respective artist and are not necessarily those of The Arts Foundation. The Arts Foundation does not necessarily agree with or endorse the views expressed by any artist or within any artists' works published on our Website.  The Arts Foundation assumes no responsibility nor accepts any liability for the content of any artists' works published on our Website or views or opinions expressed by any artists.

Whilst every care has been taken in compiling the information on our Website, we provide it to you on an "as is" basis.   To the extent legally permitted, we will not be liable for any errors or omissions contained on our Website, nor for any incidental or consequential loss or damage in connection with publishing our Website, its content or its use by you.

You agree that where we offer links to other websites we are not responsible for their content, privacy practices or policies.

Copyright Statement

Unless otherwise stated, all copyright works, trade marks and other intellectual property published on our Website are owned by The Arts Foundation or either licensed to us by, or reproduced with the permission of, third parties including, without limitation, the artists whose works appear on our Website.  You may download and temporarily store one or more of our Website's pages for the purpose of viewing the materials available on our Website but any other reproduction or use is prohibited. The Arts Foundation's logo is a trade mark owned by the Arts Foundation.  All rights not expressly set out in these Terms of Use are reserved to us.

Privacy & Security Policy

New Zealand Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007

We send newsletters and emails to our supporters, partners and artists, primarily in New Zealand. All email campaigns and newsletters are sent to opt-in contact lists, we do not send spam or unsolicited email. Sending of unsolicited email is illegal in New Zealand under the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act and we take appropriate measures to ensure that all emails we send comply with this Act.

To unsubscribe from a contact list

All email campaigns and newsletters that we send include an unsubscribe link, usually located at the bottom of the email. Clicking this link will promptly unsubscribe from the contact list. Alternatively replying to the email to let us know that you would like to opt out of future emailings should resolve the problem. If you continue to have problems see the Reporting Violations section below.


The privacy of our supporters, partners and artists is very important to us. We collect and store personally identifiable information such as names and email addresses. The information we collect is treated as confidential and will never be sold, given, rented, traded or otherwise disclosed to others.


We take appropriate measures and use appropriate technology to ensure the security of all personally identifiable information we keep.

Legal disclaimer

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have been advised that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process.

Reporting violations of this policy

If you have received an email from any of our servers that you believe was sent in breach of our privacy policy, our terms of service or in breach of any law please send a copy of the email via our response form. Please include the complete email headers from the email you received, do not just forward the email to us or the headers will be lost. Many email clients will display message headers if the user right clicks on the message in question and selects a menu option. If you are unsure how to do this, your internet service provider helpdesk staff may be able to assist you.