Terms and Conditions

Our Terms & Conditions (July 2016)

Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS Science)


By clicking the “accept” button at the foot of these terms and conditions you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions in respect of your use of the Web Shop and the purchase of the publications you have selected in your order (the Publications).

GNS Science retains title to all intellectual property rights in the Publications, including copyright and trademarks.

You may print or download the Publications you have selected in your order and (where applicable) have paid for, and you may use the Publications for your own research, informational or scholarly use.

You may not remove or cover any proprietary notices placed on the Publications by GNS Science.   

You may not create derivative works from the Publications nor on-sell the Publications or portions of the Publications.   

Any request to publish, reproduce, distribute of make derivative works from the Publications should be referred to GNS Science

Any download of the Publications is done at your own risk and you are solely responsible for any loss or damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download. You will not do anything that may interfere with the proper functioning of the Web Shop.

GNS Science uses the services of payment gateway to process the e commerce (credit card) payments made for the Publications. GNS Science does not hold any credit card details and will not be liable for any damages or loss suffered due to the payment method or from the processing of payments.   

Although GNS Science has made all reasonable endeavours to ensure the quality of the Publications, their use is at your sole responsibility and risk and they are provided without warranties or representations of any kind, including fitness for a particular purpose. GNS Science excludes and shall have no liability for any loss, damage or expense (including loss of profits, opportunity or other economic loss, or for any consequential or exemplary damages) however caused, whether through its negligence or otherwise, resulting from you or any other person, company or organisation using or relying on the Publications, or any authorised derivatives.    

Where the Products are obtained  for business purposes the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 does not apply.

You are responsible for the security of your password.  For information on how GNS Science protects personal information, and the purposes that it may be used for please read the Privacy Statement below. By visiting the Web Shop you consent to this use.    

These terms of use are governed by New Zealand law.

References to “you” in these terms include the organisation for whom you acquiring the Publications.

These terms replace any disclaimers or agreements made elsewhere on the GNS Science website (www.gns.cri.nz)  


Privacy Statement

The personal information collected by registration will be used only by GNS Science for the following:

o    Statistical data for reporting to GNS Science Board, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

o    Statistical analysis to identify areas of future research direction.

o    To advise you of changes and updates to Publications.

GNS Science will hold securely and not pass on any personal information to any third party in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993.

The payment gateway may also collect personal information, and you should refer to their privacy policy for details.



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