Terms of Use

About these Terms of Use

  • AgResearch Limited (“AgResearch”, “we” or “us”) welcomes you to this website, which we host on behalf the research and tertiary organisations who are parties to the Our Land and Water Challenge (“Our Land and Water”), being the Challenge Parties mentioned on this website (“Challenge Parties”). By accessing and viewing this website (“the website”), and/or by using our systems, you agree that you have read and accepted the terms set out below.
  • We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time by posting updated versions on the website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

  • Copyright and all other intellectual property in the website and its content is owned by AgResearch and/or other Challenge Parties, or licensed to us for our use. All rights are reserved.


  • We exclude any warranty as to the completeness, accuracy, currency or continuity of any information provided via the website, except to the extent that such exclusion is prohibited by law.
  • Neither AgResearch, nor any other Challenge Party, nor any person acting on behalf of AgResearch or any other Challenge Party, nor any other person associated with Our Land and Water will be liable in any way for any loss, damage, costs or expenses which may arise directly or indirectly from any advice, opinion, information, content, representation or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, contained on this website, except to the extent that such liability may not be excluded by law.
  • (Note, in these Terms of Use, a person associated with Our Land and Water includes any member of the Our Land and Water Board, Kahui, Directorate and Leadership Team or Science Advisory Panel, and any other contractor, collaborator or co-funder involved in Our Land and Water programmes).

Links and third parties

  • From time to time the website may refer to other people or organisations, or to their services or products. Such references do not imply that AgResearch (or any other Challenge Party or person associated with Our Land and Water) endorses, or is endorsed by, those people, organisations, services or products.
  • Links to or from third party sites do not imply any connection with or endorsement of those sites, and AgResearch makes no claims, warranties or representations about the content or availability of those sites (nor do any other Challenge Parties or persons associated with Our Land and Water). We reserve the right to decline any linkages that we deem inappropriate.


  • Information which is automatically retrieved during your visit to this website will be used in aggregate form only, for the purposes of monitoring and improving the website, our systems, and our business, and as described below.
  • If you choose to provide us with any personal information through this website or our systems (e.g. using the contact form and or signing up to our newsletter), we (and any other Challenge Party, and any other person associated with Our Land and Water, with whom it may be shared) will use it only in relation to the purpose for which it was provided and as described below. You have the right to inspect and update that information.
  • AgResearch uses some third party providers to manage some of AgResearch’s engagement processes and services, such as newsletters, event promotion and events registration. Where we do this, any personal information you provide (such as your name and or email address) may also be collected and stored by the third party provider and you should also check their privacy statements when using those services. AgResearch uses social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate with the public about our work. When you communicate with us using these services, the social networking service may collect your personal information for its own purposes.
  • Neither AgResearch, nor any Challenge Party, nor any other person associated with Our Land and Water will generally provide personal information obtained through this website about any individual website user to any third party (other than as described in these Terms of Use) unless we have obtained the consent of that individual, or we believe we need to do so for law enforcement purposes, or we are otherwise required to do so by law.


  • We use security measures on our website and systems to help prevent and mitigate the loss, misuse and alteration of, and unauthorised access to, information under our control. As part of this, our website and systems are subject to monitoring, analysis and auditing. This may include the monitoring, analysis and auditing of information about your use of, and information processed on, our website and systems (regardless of the nature of the activity or information).
  • The security measures that we take may be sourced from third party suppliers. If so those third party suppliers will have access to monitoring, analysis and auditing information about our websites and systems, as well as information processed on our website and systems.

Contact Us

  • You can contact us about the website, including any Privacy questions, by emailing ourlandandwater@agresearch.co.nz.

Governing Law

  • These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New Zealand.

 Version: January 2019

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