Techtorium New Zealand Institute of Information Technology (TECHTORIUM) encourages public access to TECHTORIUM information and supports the legal use of copyright material in accordance with the Copyright Act 1994 (the Act) and the Privacy Act 1993. Unless otherwise stated, copyright material contained on this site may be in the intellectual property of TECHTORIUM, a member of staff or third parties. Any commercial exploitation of this material is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the owner.



The use of the TECHTORIUM website is conditional on and subject to the Terms of Use (Terms). Please read these Terms carefully before accessing or participating in any chatroom, newsgroup, bulletin board, mailing list, website or other online forum available at or subdomain (Site(s)). You are deemed to have accepted and agree to be bound by the Terms by accessing and participating in these Site(s). TECHTORIUM reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time and will publish notice of any modifications online. Continued use of the Sites is deemed acceptance of the Terms as modified from time to time


The University grants users of this website a licence (within the meaning of the Act) to:

  • retrieve TECHTORIUM Material for information only;
  • save or download a local copy for personal use;
  • send it to your printer for personal use to communicate the information to Techtorium auhorised and potential users, but you may not charge for such use;

provided that:

  • materials are not used for commercial purposes;
  • the source in any copy you make is clearly acknowledged;
  • no modification to the material is made without the express permission of the copyright owner.


Limitation of Use

You may use TECHTORIUM Sites for legal purposes only. If a third party claims any material you have contributed to a forum or linked Site is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that the material complies with all applicable laws. By adding content to a forum or linked Site, you agree that such content is in the public domain and you will not claim ownership of, or exclusive copyrights or trademark rights in, such content. TECHTORIUM computing resources or Sites must not be used to disseminate unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind.



Some TECHTORIUM sites are un-moderated forums containing personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post entries. Neither the content of these forum Sites, nor the links to other websites are screened, approved, reviewed or endorsed by TECHTORIUM or any TECHTORIUM affiliated entity. TECHTORIUM is not a publisher of any content that may be available via links to and from the TECHTORIUM website. The material on these forum and linked Sites are the opinion of the specific Techtorium author, not statements of advice, opinion, or information of TECHTORIUM. If you feel you might be offended by the content of the Sites, you should discontinue use.


Choice of Law / Forum Selection

TECHTORIUM Sites are hosted on TECHTORIUM servers located on the TECHTORIUM campus in Auckland. You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms or any content posted to a Site (including copies and republication thereof) whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. Further, you consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the courts located in and serving New Zealand as the legal forum for any such dispute.


Warranty / Limitation of Liability

Forum and linked Sites are provided “As Is”. Use of information obtained from or via these Sites is at your own risk. TECHTORIUM does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to any Site, including (without limitation) warranties of accuracy, completeness, non – infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose in relation to any information obtained from a Site or a link to it. TECHTORIUM does not warrant that Sites will operate in an uninterrupted or error – free manner or that Sites are free of viruses or to other harmful components.



You agree to indemnify and hold TECHTORIUM harmless from any claims, losses, or damages (including legal fees) resulting from your violation of these Terms, your use of the Sites, or your placement of any content onto a Site. You also agree to fully cooperate in TECHTORIUM’s defence against any such claims.



Other information relating to this website and answers to FAQ may be obtained by contacting:

Sam Hutchinson
Director of Marketing