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Terms of Use

Terms & Conditions

The Website

This website is published and maintained by EnviroSpec Limited ("we" or "our" or "us").  By accessing and browsing this website you agree to comply with the terms and conditions set out below ("Website Terms of Use"). 

If you do not agree to comply with these Website Terms of Use you must immediately leave this website.  If you do not comply with these Website Terms of Use we may suspend or block your access to our website, terminate your membership to our website (if applicable) and pursue any other legal actions or remedies available to us against you. 


The purpose of this website is to provide:

(a) directory listings of products and services available in New Zealand that have (an) environmentally preferable characteristic(s)

(b) clear guidance and information on how certain products and services can contribute towards other standards, rating systems or purchasing guidelines (such as Green Star NZ, Government's Sustainable Procurement Policy, etc)

(c) a useful online tool where you can store, retrieve, combine and compare information about products and services that you have previously selected or saved.


Registration as a member of our website

If you register to be a member of our website, additional information and functionality features will be made available to you.  We may decline to register you as a member of our website for any reason and we are not obliged to state such reason.

You are responsible for keeping your login information, including your log-in ID and password, secret and secure.  You agree not to permit any other person to use your log-in information or to access any services or information provided to you as a member of our website.  You agree not to disclose (directly or indirectly) any information that may allow a third person to gain access to any services or information provided to you as a member of our website.


Purchases and Transactions

You agree to all costs related to subscriptions and/or downloads made available to you on the Website in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). Any taxes that apply to this transaction are those that would apply to a transaction conducted in New Zealand. Your selection of item/s that you have identified as a subscription or download service on the Website is considered to be an invitation to treat. An offer is constituted, on the terms outlined in this statement, on the basis of your selection and the indicated total purchase price. Your acceptance will be indicated by you filling in your credit card details or forwarding payment in another form. By undertaking these actions you indicate your intention to accept these terms and conditions as part of your order, purchase or action.


Intellectual property rights

All copyright, trade marks, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the directory listings, the Website Information and in the website itself are owned by EnvioSpec, the Industry Suppliers or our other licensors. No right or licence is granted to you in relation to the Website Information or the intellectual property rights in such Website Information.


You may use and copy the Website Information for your own personal or internal business purposes, provided that you do not:

(a) deface or remove any copyright notices or trade marks in any Website Information downloaded or copied by you from this Website;

(b) compile or extract Website Information from this Website for the purpose of making such information available to others (whether as a directory or otherwise) with a view to a profitor for a fee or other consideration; or

(c) use any trade mark in a manner that is reasonably considered by EnviroSpec, the Product and Service Suppliers or our licensors, to be a misuse or appropriation of that trade mark.


Limitation of liability

EnviroSpec is an Information Management and Transfer System for suppliers to channel their information to you, in a consistent and user-friendly format. EnviroSpec does not act as an agent to industry suppliers, nor does it sell or provide building and construction industry products, materials or services.  If you wish to buy any of the products, materials or services listed on this website, you must contact the relevant Industry Supplier directly. 


EnviroSpec does not accept liability for the conduct or performance of any Product or Service Suppliers or the quality, suitability, safety, legality or availability of any of their products, materials, services or information. The website provides a venue for Industry Suppliers to list themselves and advertise their products, materials and services. EnviroSpec provides initial guidelines and review of supplier information to ensure claims made are verifiable in as much as is practical and to help minimize the risks of Greenwash. However, Industry Suppliers are responsible for maintaining their listing, advertising and product information on this website themselves.  Therefore, EnviroSpec does not warrant or represent that any information on this website, sent to you via this website or downloaded by you from this website ("Website Information") is current, complete, or accurate. All information contained on this Website Information and the services provided by EnviroSpec are provided by us on an "as is" and "as available" basis.


EnviropSpec does not accept responsibility for any content or information on any website that is linked to the EnviroSpec website, including Product and Service Suppliers' websites. EnviroSpec does not accept liability, in part or in full, for negligence or any loss or damages arising out of the use, reliance or otherwise of the Informaiton contained on the Website, or any publication within that EnviroSpec is the author of (such as Green Star NZ Compatibility Analysis documents, reports, newsletters, specification guidance, design guidance, or otherwise equivalent information), or through contracting with EnviroSpec over the Internet, fax, phone or email. You agree to assume the full risk of contracting with EnviroSpec over the Internet,fax, phone or email and indemnify EnviroSpec for any and all losses you incur. You will be responsible for your use of any Website Information and any information on or from any website linked to the EnviroSpec website.  You should make your own investigations as to the quality and usefulness of all such information.


Once your acceptance is communicated to EnviroSpec you will be required to complete the transaction by authorising EnviroSpec, or any financial transaction agents acting on EnviroSpec's behalf, to debit your account accordingly.


Privacy Policy

EnviroSpec may collect personal information when you use our website or register as a member of our website.   Our collection and use of personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy.    By accessing and browsing this website, you acknowledge acceptance of the terms of our Privacy Policy.   


Website integrity

You must not attempt to:

(a) damage, interfere with or harm this Website, or any network or system underlying or connected to our website, in any way whatsoever;

(b) amend any information contained on this Website, unless you are expressly permitted by us to do so; or

(c) reverse engineer or decompile this Website or any software comprising or underlying this Website.



Our failure or delay in the exercise of any right or remedy we may have under these Website Terms of Use will not be construed or operate as a waiver such right of remedy, nor will any single or partial exercise of any right or remedy preclude the further exercise of such right or remedy.



These Website Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. 


The right to change without notice any aspect of these Terms and Conditions is reserved.