Terms & Conditions of Use - the-market.co.nz Ltd


This site is owned and operated by The-market.co.nz Ltd and is intended to provide a ‘portal’ for chefs and producers to ‘find’ each other.

Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions form the agreement between The-market.co.nz ltd (‘us’ or ‘our’) and the user (‘you’ or ‘your’) for the use of The-market.co.nz,  (‘the site’) and all the services that  are or may be offered from time to time via this site.

By using this site you represent that you have read, understood and accepted the Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them. You cannot proceed further into this site until such time as you have acknowledged that you have accepted the Terms and Conditions.

If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, and to be bound by any changes to them in the future, then please do not use the site.

You may not vary the Terms and Conditions in any way.

This site may not always be continually available for reasons that may include maintenance and repairs.

Limitations on Use

The-market.co.nz,  owns and/or has exclusive rights to use all copyright and other intellectual property in this site – including listed items and trademarks represented in this site.

Except as provided by this paragraph, material from this site may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, modified, published, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in anyway, without the prior written consent of The-market.co.nz. Permission is granted to electronically copy and to print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of recording your relationship with us or the results generated by the site of data input by you.  Material copied from or derived from information on this site may not be sold under any circumstance.  Any other use of materials on this site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above without prior written permission is strictly prohibited and directly violates our intellectual property rights.

You may not use this site or the content of any emails to compete with The-market or in any manner that is objectionable or detrimental to The-market.co.nz (this includes ‘spamming’; use contrary to established ‘netiquette’;  use  in breach of anyone’s rights; use for any illegal purpose; accessing, posting, transmitting, downloading or communicating any objectionable, unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, slanderous, scandalous, offensive, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, profane, false or dangerous material; or for use for hacking or otherwise compromising any linked computer system).

Your use of the site does not confer on you any right, title or interest in any materials or software contained in or involved in the operation of this site.

If you are required to open an account with us to enable you to use this site, you agree that all the information you provide to us in the application to open that account is accurate in all respects.

You will not be allocated an account until you have provided all information asked of you in your application and paid in full.

The responsibility of maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password is yours alone.  Accordingly you will be responsible for any and all activity that occurs under that account.

You agree to notify us as soon as possible of any unauthorised use of your account of which you become aware.  We will not be liable in any respect for the consequences of a third party using your account.

From time to time the site may be rearranged, updated or otherwise changed.  The-market will use its best endeavours to ensure that all the relevant links and data continue to be available to you in such circumstances – however The-market does not warrant that the relevant functions will be uninterrupted or free from error.


Personal information will be collected from you in the course or your use of this site.  This information is collected to enable us to provide the services requested by you, to manage your account with us and for statistical purposes to determine the usefulness of the site and its services.

You are not obliged to provide us with any information, although failure to do so may result in us being unable to process your registration or provides you with information via this site.

Information collected about you will not be disclosed to any other party unless:

The disclosure is authorised by you, or
The disclosure of the information is one of the purposes in connection with which the information was obtained from you; or
It is a form that will not identify you;
The disclosure is required by law,
But may be used by us, in connection with your use of the site.

You may ask to see any information held by us about you and request that that information, if it contains errors, be amended at any time.


While we will endeavour to keep the information and materials on this site, including those provided by you, secure and confidential, we will not be responsible for any breach of security caused by third parties and do not represent that this site is completely secure.

General Trade

The-market.co.nz service is a service for growers and producers and customers to sell and buy goods and services.

The-market.co.nz is not responsible for and has not control over, the quality, safety, or legality of the items or services advertised, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of the sellers to sell items or the ability of the buyers to buy items.

You are solely responsible for any transaction made between yourself and any other person, and The-market.co.nz shall have no liability or responsibility whatsoever to any person in respect of any transactions entered into as a result of information obtained on this site.

If any dispute arises between you and another person  or part in connection with The-market.co.nz’s site / service, you agree that the limitations, indemnities and disclaimers set out in these Terms and Conditions will apply to the benefit of The-market.co.nz Ltd.

The-market.co.nz reserves the right to change or refuse to post any advertisement received if, in our sole opinion, it would be undesirable to post it.


You agree to indemnify and hold The-market.co.nz, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, liability or damage (including reasonable legal fees), asserted by any third party due or arising out of your use or conduct or use of this site.


The-market.co.nz requires that you do not establish links to this site without consent from us. If a link is added, The-market.co.nz is not responsible for the contents of that site.


The-market.co.nz may terminate your membership and prevent your access to any part or all of this site and any related services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.  Upon termination , your rights to use this site will immediately cease.

If you wish to terminate your account, you should send an email to hello@the-market.co.nz.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.