These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) apply to this Website, which is owned and operated by SignDNA, which is the operating name for the Sign Language Deaf National Archive Trust (“SignDNA”, “our”, “we”). SignDNA is a registered Charitable Trust.

SignDNA reserves the right to change any or all of these terms and conditions, and/or add new terms and conditions at any time. When we do so, we will make a new copy of these Terms of Use available on our Website. Your continued use of our Website will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such changes.

These Terms of Use set out the entire agreement between you and us relating to your use of our Website and supersedes all prior discussions and communications. There is no relationship of employment, partnership, agency or fiduciaries between you and us.

Except where we are unable to exclude our liability by law, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, however it arises, whether in contract, statute of tort (including negligence), arising out of, or in connection with, your use of (including inability to use) our Website.

We exclude liability for any loss of profit, loss or corruption of data, special, exemplary, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential loss or damages suffered or incurred or arising in connection with our website, or in connection with any act or omission by us (negligent or otherwise).

You indemnify us against all liability, action, claim, loss or damage arising out of, or in connection with, Your Content, your use of (or inability to use) our website, any breach of our Terms of Use, and your conduct with respect to our website and other users of our Website.

This agreement is governed by and construed under the New Zealand law. This agreement is subject to the laws of New Zealand. The New Zealand courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any disputes relating to, or arising out of this site which can’t be solved amicably or through mediation.

Your use of the Website and our services is governed by these Terms of Use and by using the Website and/or our services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Accepting our Terms and Conditions

By submitting your story on our Website or ticking the box next to the words “I agree to the Terms and Conditions” on our Website, you signify that you accept these Terms and Conditions and you agree to be bound by them.