Police Sport - Terms & Conditions

These Terms & Conditions (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the Police Sport website (the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations. If you disagree with any of these Terms, you are prohibited from using the Site.

1. Membership

All Police Sport members will have access to the Members Portal on our website, which provides access to the core features of the website, such as event listings and forums.

1.1 Membership Types and Fees

Police Sport offers 2 membership tiers:

  • Standard Membership: This is open to all current employees of the NZ Police.
  • Retired Membership: We allow past employees of the NZ Police to retain their membership which is paid annually.
  • You can join or renew your membership by following the instructions on the website.

1.2 Member Conduct

As a member of Police Sport, you agree to:

  • Treat other members with respect and courtesy.
  • Avoid using discriminatory or offensive language.
  • Use the Site in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Police Sport reserves the right to terminate your membership for any violation of these Terms, including the Member Conduct guidelines.

1.3 Content Submissions

If you submit content to the Site, such as photos or events, you grant Police Sport a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, and distribute your content on the Site and in other Police Sport promotional materials. You retain ownership of your copyright in the content, but you agree that Police Sport can use your content as described above.

We will not publish any content that is:

  • Copyrighted by someone else without permission
  • Defamatory, obscene, or threatening
  • Promotes illegal activity

1.4 Communication Preferences

You can choose to receive email communication from Police Sport, such as updates, newsletters, and event notifications. You can manage your communication preferences in your account settings.

1.5 Account Security

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login credentials and restricting access to your computer or device. You agree not to share your login credentials with anyone else.

2. Use of Site

The content of the Site is intended for the personal use of its members. You may not use the Site for any commercial purpose. You agree not to:

  • Deface, modify, or interfere with the Site;
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations;
  • Infringe upon the intellectual property rights of Police Sport or others;
  • Transmit any harmful or offensive content;
  • Use the Site for any unauthorised purpose.
3. Disclaimer

The information on the Site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. Police Sport makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information on the Site.

4. Limitation of Liability

Police Sport will not be liable for any damages arising out of or related to your use of the Site.

5. Termination

Police Sport may terminate your access to the Site at any time, for any reason, without notice.

6. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.

7. Changes to Terms & Conditions

Police Sport reserves the right to update these Terms at any time. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at info@policesport.org.nz.

Police Sport - Privacy Policy

Police Sport is committed to protecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy explains how Police Sport (“Website,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information when you visit our website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your information responsibly.

1. Information We Collect

(a) Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and other contact details when you voluntarily provide them to us through forms on our website, such as contact forms or newsletter sign-ups.

(b) Automated Information: We may collect certain information automatically when you visit our website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other technical information.

2. How We Use Your Information

We may use your information for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support.
  • To send you newsletters and promotional materials, if you have opted in to receive them.
  • To analyse website usage and improve our website’s content and functionality.
  • To protect our website from fraudulent or unauthorised use.
  • To comply with legal obligations.
3. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activities on our website. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

4. Third-Party Links and Services

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not under our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these websites before providing any personal information.

5. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

6. Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about your personal information, please contact us using the details at the bottom of this page.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children. If you believe that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, please contact us, and we will take steps to remove the information.

8. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the date of the latest revision will be indicated at the top of the policy.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@policesport.org.nz.