Terms of Use


All website Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the New Zealand legal system.

For the purposes of this information Architectural Designers New Zealand Incorporated will be referred to by its trading name “ADNZ”.

All information including content and documents available on this website are provided as is and ADNZ disclaim any warranty, either express or implied. Third parties and ADNZ accept no liability whatsoever for your use of the information and services provided on this website.


Your use of the ADNZ’s website constitutes your acceptance of the Website Terms of Use. You will be bound by the Website Terms of Use as stipulated. If for any reason you are not willing to accept the website Terms of Use for the ADNZ website please discontinue the use of the website.

Varying the website Terms of Use

ADNZ reserves the right to vary any part of these website Terms of Use at any time.

Intellectual Property and Copyright

ADNZ owns the rights to all intellectual property, copyrights and proprietary information in respect to the ADNZ website which includes but is not limited to everything that you hear, read, download or access on or via the website. You are not permitted to do anything which breaches these intellectual property rights (like copying, modifying or re-posting content) unless ADNZ allows you to.

Unless given written permission from ADNZ you may not copy, distribute, or in any way reproduce any aspect of this website including selling or copying information obtained from ADNZ for commercial use.

Copying and redistributing information or any part of the website content by any means for commercial gain is strictly prohibited.


ADNZ is the owner of registered trademarks, logos and service names and marks in New Zealand.

The following is a list of ADNZ’s business names and/or marks:

  • Architectural Designers New Zealand
  • ADNZ
  • Defign

Except as specifically permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions governing use of this website, all use, advertisement, publication, reproduction, display or transmission of any ADNZ name and/or mark in any media without ADNZ’s prior written approval is strictly prohibited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

All other company names and trademarks referred to on the website may be the property of their respective owners.

Privacy policy

ADNZ values your privacy and is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Please review our Privacy policy.

Website Links

You may link your website to the ADNZ website, provided your website does not engage in activities that are considered to be inappropriate or illegal and that your website is related to our business type. Before creating a link to ADNZ’s website please first obtain permission by email. We reserve the right to at any stage request the removal of links to the website if our view on the website later changes.

Notice Regarding Links to Third Party websites

Links to third party websites will let you leave ADNZ’s website. The linked websites are not under the control of ADNZ and no responsibility for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website, or any change or update to such websites. ADNZ is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ADNZ of the website.

Notice Regarding No Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Information and documents provided on this website are provided as is without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. ADNZ uses reasonable efforts to include accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on this web website; it does not, however, make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy, timeliness or completeness. ADNZ periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this website without notice.

Under no circumstances shall ADNZ, nor any of its employees, officers, affiliates, agents or suppliers, be liable to you and/or any third party for any damages, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, consequential, lost profits, lost revenues, or similar economic loss, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of the use or inability to use this website or any linked website, even if ADNZ is advised of such possibility.

Last Updated

These website Terms of Use for the ADNZ website were last updated on 29 June 2020.