Terms and Conditions

FundSource Limited (“FundSource”) operates under the following terms and conditions. In using FundSource you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

FundSource has been designed for New Zealanders residing in New Zealand. It operates under New Zealand law. If you are a member of, or a visitor to, FundSource, by entering the FundSource site you are agreeing to use FundSource on the basis of the terms and conditions set out below. 

Investment Information - for visitors and members

General Terms and Conditions - for visitors and members


Aim of information 

The aim of FundSource is to provide visitors and members with high quality investment information and research that helps them learn about investment and to make their own investment decisions. 

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Source of information 

The articles that are written will be sourced from a number of places - FundSource analysts, members of investment researchers and Fund Managers and members of the financial community. 

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Caution on reading the articles 

Some of the people writing the articles may well be experts on investment but the articles may reflect their opinion rather than fact. In any event, any or all of what they write may turn out to be incorrect or overshadowed by future events. We caution you to take this into account when reading the articles on FundSource. Whilst FundSource will endeavour to maintain a high standard for all articles published on the site, FundSource has no liability to you or any other party in respect of the content third parties provide FundSource for publishing. 

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Source of Investment Data 

FundSource researches and monitors all the funds available on FundSource and provide investment research to all the major financial institutions in New Zealand. Whilst FundSource research is extremely reliable and FundSource will endeavor to keep the information regularly updated, computer errors may sometimes occur. To the extent permitted by New Zealand law, the owners and operators of FundSource take no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of that data, even if that data turns out to be wrong. 

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Acting on information on FundSource 

If you decide to make investments after reading FundSource, remember that you are responsible for those decisions - not FundSource. We advise you to canvas a wide variety of investment sources before investing. Before making any investment decisions, you should find an authorised financial adviser to help you. 

The information outlined in FundSource applies to the extent permitted by New Zealand law. FundSource will not bear any responsibility for investment actions or decisions that result from any information that appears on FundSource. 

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Information is copyright to FundSource 

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Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability 

FundSource makes every effort to ensure that the information and services included or available through the service are free of inaccuracies or typographical errors. However, from time to time such inaccuracies or typographical errors may occur or be present. FundSource may make improvements and/or changes in the service at any time. 

While every endeavour and ongoing effort is made to ensure that it is so, FundSource does not represent or warrant that the FundSource Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the FundSource Website (or the server that makes it available) is free of viruses or other harmful components. Likewise, while every endeavour is made to ensure that it is so, FundSource does not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the service, or the materials made available as part of the Service, will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. 

You specifically agree that FundSource is not responsible or liable for any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that FundSource is not responsible for any content included in the Service by any third party. 

In no event shall FundSource and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including (without limitation) damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this Service or related web sites, with the delay or inability to use the Service or related web sites, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Service, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Service, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if FundSource or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. 

Please note that FundSource will make every effort to ensure that you are satisfied with the delivery and content of this Service and that suggestions for improvement and alteration to the nature, content or other attributes of the Service will be welcomed and, where possible and not in conflict with these Terms of Service, addressed. However, if you remain dissatisfied with any of these Terms of Service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Service and its related web sites. 

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You agree to indemnify and hold FundSource harmless against any loss, cost, expense (including all legal expenses on a full indemnity basis and taxes) or liability sustained or incurred by the lender as a result of your use of, or conduct on, FundSource. 

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Proprietary Rights to Content 

All of the information that appears on FundSource is owned, licensed or controlled by FundSource. If you would like to use some of this information, other than taking a copy for your personal use, you must email FundSource first and get its consent. 

You acknowledge that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, tools, advertisements, trademarks, logos,  sound, photographs, video, graphics or other electronically distributed material contained within this site, or other information commercially produced and presented to you as part of the Service by FundSource, or FundSource's agents or other content providers, is protected by copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws, unless expressly indicated otherwise. You may make a copy of this content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the FundSource website and its associated web sites, including code and software for commercial uses. 

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Modifications to Terms and Conditions 

FundSource reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions or policies regarding the use of the FundSource website at any time and to notify you by posting an updated version of the Terms of Service on this web site.You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms and Conditions and are deemed to be aware of and bound by the amendments upon publication on the web site. 

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Privacy Act 

Members, or visitors receiving the regular email highlights, consent to FundSource sending emails to them at the email address they have specified. Members and visitors will have the opportunity to "unsubscribe" to such emails. 

Visitor and member email addresses will be stored in a number of places. Besides being stored at FundSource, they may be stored at your ISP, FundSource ISP and at a server that you use to access the internet. 

While FundSource will store and use your email address and profile details for the sole purpose set out in FundSource, it is not responsible for the handling of this information by other parties in the internet infrastructure. 

For further details on FundSource's email policy see the FundSource Privacy Statement

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NZ law 

Any dispute under these terms and conditions will be determined in New Zealand under New Zealand law. 

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To the extent permitted by law, FundSource is not liable for any representation or statement expressed on the FundSource website.This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for detailed advice from an authorised financial adviser. 

Neither FundSource Limited nor its directors, officers, employees or agents promote, or make any representation to any person as to quality or suitability for any purpose of any financial or investment product contained or referred to on FundSource. If you are intending to use and/or invest on any of the financial or investment products contained or referred to on FundSource without having first sought professional advice, you should do so only after having satisfied yourself as to the quality or the product and the suitability for your financial needs and objectives. You should seek professional advice if you are in any doubt. 

The financial or investment products contained or referred to on FundSource may only be used or invested by persons resident in New Zealand. 

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