Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to the use of this website. In using this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must stop using this website.

1. Terminology

In these Terms of Use, the expressions “we”,”us” and “our” are a reference to The Duncan Centre, its employees and contractors.

2. Amendments to Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make modifications, alterations or updates to this website and these Terms of Use at any time and without notice. You should therefore check these Terms of Use from time to time. Your continued use of this website shall be deemed acceptance and agreement to be bound by any modifications, alterations or updates.

3. Disclaimer

We seek to provide information and education about nutrition, health coaching, homeopathy, as well as alternative and complementary lifestyle choices. By using this website you acknowledge that you are seeking alternative and complementary support in the form of lifestyle, educational, nutritional and homeopathic information.

Health coaching and homeopathy are considered alternative therapies and are not a substitute for orthodox medical treatment. The outcome and duration of these alternative therapies vary from individual to individual and cannot be guaranteed.  We do not make any claims for the effectiveness of any alternative therapy for a condition.

We are neither a medical institution nor are we medical practitioners, and this is not a medical website.  We do not provide a medical consultation service, medical advice or recommendations.

All material on or accessed via this website is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment or relied on as an alternative to conventional medical advice from a qualified and licensed medical practitioner.

Any information regarding any health suppliers or their products or services on this website or any linked website does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of any health supplier or its products or services.  The use of the products or services of health suppliers featured on this website or any linked website is undertaken at your own risk.

4. Professional Advice

You should consult a licensed medical practitioner prior to making any decisions or taking any actions or not undertaking any actions related to any healthcare problem or issue you might have now or in the future. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention from a qualified medical practitioner. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

5. Warranties and Limitation of Liability

We provide no warranties regarding the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information on this website (including links to other websites) or any linked website.

Subject to these Terms of Use, we will not be liable to you for any damage, losses, costs or expenses which you or any other person may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with the use or reliance on any information on this website or any linked website.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these Terms of Use is excluded. Where we cannot by law exclude our liability, any such condition or warranty will apply; however, our liability for a breach of any implied condition or warranty is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

6. Indemnification

You indemnify us against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including but not limited to lawyers’ fees) resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use.

7. Intellectual Property Rights

The contents of this website, including without limitation, text, graphics, logos, trade marks, trade names, images, sounds, software, processing and other functionality (Content), and the collection, arrangement and assembly of the Content, is either owned by us or used by us under licence and is protected by New Zealand copyright and trade mark laws. Except as expressly authorised by these Terms of Use, you must not, in any form or by any means, copy, adapt, reproduce, display or distribute any Content in whole or in part for any commercial purpose without our prior written approval.

You may copy, reproduce, print and use the Content for personal or internal business purposes.

Where you are permitted to copy, adapt, reproduce, display or distribute any Content, you must include a statement acknowledging our ownership or rights in the Content.

8. Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy on this website.

We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you through this website unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.

If you wish to make an inquiry regarding any personal information relating to you which may be in our possession, or you wish to access or correct that information, please contact us at admin@duncancentre.co.nz

9. Email Policy

If you have opted in to receive communications from us, you may receive emails from us promoting products and services from time to time.

You may unsubscribe from email communications at any time by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in every email you receive.

10. Access and Use

You acknowledge that your use of this website and associated services may be subject to interruption or delay beyond our control. Due to the nature of the Internet we do not make any warranty that this website will be error free, without interruption or delay or free from defects in design or engineering. We take no responsibility for any system unavailability, or for any loss that is incurred as a result of this website being unavailable.

It is entirely your responsibility to ensure that access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by applicable laws and that accessing this website this does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may cause damage to your computer systems.

We will not be liable for any interference or damage to your computer systems (including loss of data) which arise in connection with the use of this or any linked website.

11. Security of Information

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us (including your contact details, and, if relevant your credit card details). Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of that information.

12. Termination of Access

Your access to this website may be terminated at any time for any reason by us without notice. These Terms of Use will survive termination.

13. Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.