.nz Registration Agreement
read this agreement in its entirety. All users of
our service will be bound by this agreement. We may
change this agreement giving 30 days notice by sending
a letter, facsimile or e-mail message to you. If you
continue to use our service after we have notified
you, then you agree to the changes we have made.
1. The Registrar's Obligations
agree that we will:
comply with all .nz policies and accurately represent
these to you;
1.2 disclose accurately and completely all our terms
and conditions associated with your use of our services
to register and maintain a domain name sought to be
used by you, including price and billing information;
1.3 comply with your lawful directions in a diligent
and timely manner regarding your .nz domain name,
(for example, registration, cancellation, amendment,
deletion, and associated technical support and billing);
1.4 process any new .nz domain name registrations
with the registry within 24 hours from the time we
receive all the information required to complete a
registration if it is within our advertised business
hours of 9am - 5pm Monday-Friday, and otherwise within
1.5 notify you of the registration of your domain
name(s), including the details of: the domain name,
your contact details, our contact details, the registration
period, the unique authentication ID for your domain
name and your obligations as a registrant;
1.6 arrange for correction of any error in the information
in the register about any domain name registered to
you when requested;
1.7 provide to you, or to someone we reasonably believe
to be acting on your behalf, the unique authentication
ID for your domain name when requested and for no
1.8 use your personal information only as authorised
1.9 take all reasonable steps to safeguard and protect
all information about you stored in our databases
1.10 comply with any order of any authority having
jurisdiction regarding any domain name registered
1.11 use our best endeavours to deal with any complaints
you may have about the services we provide for you.
The Registrant's Obligations
agree that you will:
comply with the .nz policies. You agree that you have
read and understood the current policies;
2.2 make sure all information you give us is accurate
and complete, keep us informed of changes to any information
you give us, and that you have the authority to enter
into this agreement;
2.3 keep the unique authentication ID for your domain
name and any other security information that we give
to you confidential, safe and secure;
2.4 satisfy yourself that your use of a domain name
will not infringe anybody's intellectual property
rights and protect us, and everybody we are in any
business relationship with to provide services to
you, from any such claim;
2.5 ensure that you only use our services for a lawful
2.6 ensure that the use of any domain name registered
to you does not interfere with other users of the
2.7 ensure that any order of any authority having
jurisdiction regarding any domain name registered
to you is complied with;
2.8 protect us, and everybody we have a business relationship
with, against any legal action taken against us because
of the receipt or use of our services by you or someone
you are responsible for, including reliance by us
or anybody we have a business relationship with, on
information supplied by you.
of Other Persons
You agree to make sure everyone you are responsible
for or who uses a domain name
registered to you also meets the above duties.
Registration of a Domain Name
a domain name in the .nz domain name space is registered
to you, or in your name as directed by you, then you
that the following information becomes available to
any member of the public:
- your name,
- your contact details and
- the domain name, its commencement and expiry dates
and addresses/details of the
name servers for it, and our name.
3.2 the domain name is registered in your name only
because no other person has it according to the records
of the register; and
3.3 neither we nor anybody else is representing anything
else to anybody regarding that domain name. The entry
of a domain name in the "who is" database
shall not be taken as evidence of anything other than
such registration; and
3.4 that you protect us and everybody we have a business
relationship with to provide services to you, from
any claim arising out of the domain name being registered
in your name or as you direct.
Register is the Record
all purposes the details shown in the register shall
be treated as correct and the authoritative record.
Payment of Fees
You agree to pay for the services we provide for you.
5.2 If you transfer a domain name registered to you
to another registrant or to be managed by another
registrar, all charges owing to us shall become immediately
due and payable on the date of that transfer.
5.3 We may alter our fees from time to time. When
we alter them we will send you notice of the alteration
30 days before the new fee takes effect.
5.4 Our usual fees are for the domain name registrations
and renewals, but we may also charge you for web hosting
and email services provided by us upon your request.
We will tell you before any additional charge is incurred.
5.5 Our prices are stated in New Zealand dollars and
exclude GST. All services offered by RegisterDirect
will have GST added to the advertised price.
5.6 If you fail to pay your bill for any services
offered by RegisterDirect excluding domain name registrations
and renewals, your service will be cancelled without
notice and the outstanding amount due will be recovered
through our debt collection agency. Our debt collection
agent may charge you a fee equal to 25% of the unpaid
portion of the bill, but not less than $25.00. Where
the total debt collection agency costs, legal and
other costs arising from the collection of any owing
amount exceeds the debt collection fee charged, our
debt collection agent is also entitled to recover
such additional costs from you.
Suspension And Refusal To Supply Services
you do not pay our charges for a domain name registered
to you we may:
- cancel registration of that domain name; or
- refuse to provide a service you request.
Cancellation of a Domain Name
we are going to cancel the registration of a domain
name registered to you as a result of you not paying
our charges relating to that registration, we will
give you fourteen days notice before we initiate action
to cancel that domain name.
Exclusion of Liability
exclude all liability we may have to you for any claim
except where we have acted in bad faith. This exclusion
also applies for the benefit of :
InternetNZ, the registry and any other entity we are
in any business relationship with;
8.2 every officer, employee, contractor, agent of
us or any entity in clause 8.1;
8.3 anyone else we get to perform our duties under
any agreement you have with us.
None of the persons specified above is liable or has
to pay you for anything else in connection with or
resulting from anything any of us does or does not
do, or delays in doing, whether or not it is contemplated
or authorised by any agreement you have with us. This
exclusion applies whatever you are claiming for and
in whatever way liability might arise.
This exclusion does not prevent you getting a court
order requiring us to do anything we have agreed to
do for you and does not limit any rights you may have
under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.
Limitation of our Liability
have excluded all other liability we or any of the
persons specified in clause 8 may have to you. If
any of those persons is ever liable to you and, for
any reason, cannot rely on the exclusion of liability
set out in clause 8 then this clause applies.
Where this clause applies, the maximum combined amount
the persons specified above (together) will have to
pay you and anyone else who uses the services we provide
for you (together) is the amount of the last month's
fee paid by you under this agreement.
Law and Jurisdiction Applying to this Agreement
we otherwise agree in writing, this agreement contains
all the terms of our relationship and continues to
apply no matter where you are located at the time
any of the services are provided or where you reside.
This will be the case until this agreement is cancelled
except to the extent clause 14 says otherwise.
the extent legally permitted:
all our services are provided under New Zealand law;
10.2 any claim or dispute arising out of or in connection
with this agreement must be instituted within 60 days
from the date the relevant service was supplied to
10.3 except as otherwise stated, you may take action
against us only in a New Zealand court;
10.4 where you or any registrant for whom you act
supplies incorrect information regarding a domain
name and we incur cost in any matter concerning that
name then we may recover the costs incurred by us
Cancelling the Agreement
We may cancel or suspend this agreement by giving
you one month's notice if you do not meet your duties
We may end the agreement for any other reason by giving
you one month's notice.
More Than One Person
are responsible for everybody who you permit to act
for you as a registrant. We will take reasonable care
to satisfy ourselves that you have permitted those
persons to act for you.
Each Clause Separately Binding
clause of the agreement you have with us is separately
binding. If for any reason we, you, or any of the
persons specified in clause 8 cannot rely on any clause,
all other clauses of it are binding.
Rights and Responsibilities that Continue
cancelling of any agreement you have with us does
not affect any rights and responsibilities, which
are intended to continue or come into force afterwards.
These include the rights and duties under 2, 4 - 10,
12 - 13, and this clause 14.
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