Cygnus Law Ltd- Website Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

The following terms of use are important.  Please read them and contact Cygnus Law Ltd (Cygnus Law) with any questions before you use Cygnus Law’s website.


By accessing or using Cygnus Law’s website you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of use, including any changes to these terms of use made from time to time. You must not use or access the website if you do not wish to be bound.  Any reference to “information” in these terms of use includes information on this website as well as any information linked from this website.

Privacy Policy

Cygnus Law does not collect personal information from you when using the website, except where you subscribe to the blog or where you contact Cygnus Law directly. Any personal information you submit is stored by Cygnus Law (or a service provider contracted by Cygnus Law for that purpose) and will not be disclosed to any other third parties, except as required by law.

You have the right under the Privacy Act 1993 to access and/or correct your personal information held by Cygnus Law. If you would like to do so, or to be removed from the blog mailing list, please contact Cygnus Law by phone (09 390 3228), email ( or post (PO Box 8142, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150).

No representation

While Cygnus Law would be happy to hear from you this website is not an offer to represent you. So sending any communication to Cygnus Law will not create a lawyer-client relationship nor will it impose any obligation on Cygnus Law or any of its lawyers.

Information only

The purpose of this website is to provide general information only on Cygnus Law and on New Zealand law. Cygnus Law may change or remove the information at any time. The information is provided fee to charge and does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

The information does not act as an endorsement or recommendation of any kind, including regarding the value or suitability of any particular course of action or transaction. Cygnus Law strongly recommends that you seek legal advice that takes into account your circumstances and the relevant law before acting on or relying on the information.

Warranties & Liability

Cygnus Law does not warrant or guarantee that this website (or any linked website or document) is free from error or free from infection by viruses or anything else with contaminating or destructive properties, or that this website will be available at any particular time.

Cygnus Law does not warrant, or provide assurance (express or implied) about, the information, including with respect to its accuracy, quality, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose.

Without liming the above, to the maximum extent permitted by law Cygnus Law disclaims liability for all loss or damage of any kind that you might suffer in connection with using the information or the website (or any linked website) however that loss or damage arises (including from negligence).

Intellectual Property

The name and logo of Cygnus Law and all trademarks appearing on the Cygnus Law website are the property of Cygnus Law or are licensed for use by Cygnus Law.

All copyright in the content, material, layout and design of the Cygnus Law website is owned by Cygnus Law or licensed for use by Cygnus Law. You may download and print any part of the website for your own personal use. You may link to any part of the website or to a document on the website but only if you are doing so for legitimate purposes. You can only use documents or any copyright work from the website, or link to this website, on the condition that you acknowledge the source and the copyright of Cygnus Law. Otherwise, you must not use, copy, modify, publish or redistribute any part of the website for any purpose whatsoever except with Cygnus Law’s prior written consent.


Cygnus Law’s website and these terms of use are governed by New Zealand law. The courts of New Zealand will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any claims or disputes concerning the website or terms of use.

14 May 2019