Terms of use


This policy applies to PF Olsen Ltd and PF Olsen (Aust) Pty Ltd


Please read these terms of use carefully. PF Olsen Ltd and PF Olsen (Aus) Pty Ltd (PF Olsen, we, us, our) reserve the right to vary or alter these terms of use from time to time. Any alteration will take effect once posted on this website. By using a PF Olsen website you agree to be bound by these terms of use.  The websites are owned and maintained by PF Olsen.

Website contains general information only

The information on the website is to be used for the factual content concerning PF Olsen and as a general information resource only.  Please contact us for specific advice or assistance if needed.

PF Olsen uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the information featured on the website is reliable and accurate at the time of publishing.  The content of the website may be updated at any time and may, at times, be out of date, inaccurate and/or incomplete.  

PF Olsen accepts no responsibility for keeping the content of the website up to date, accurate and/or complete, nor do we accept any liability for any failure to do so.Neither PF Olsen nor any of its employees make any express or implied representations or give any warranties or guarantees regarding the material or facilities contained or referred to in the website.

We do not accept any liability for:

  • Any loss or damage whatsoever which may arise in any way out of the use of any of the material or facilities.
  • Any system unavailability, or for any loss that is incurred as a result of the website being unavailable.
  • Errors in, or omissions from, the material or facilities.
  • Any loss or damage caused to any equipment or software owing to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with accessing or using the website or the website content or your material.
  • Inaccuracy of any information obtained through use of the website.
  • Your use of a PF Olsen website and any services provided by it is at your sole risk.  

The website and associated services provided by it are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, PF Olsen disclaims and excludes all implied conditions, guarantees or warranties, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Links to third party websites

Any links to third party websites are provided for convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement or verification by PF Olsen. We do not monitor or maintain these websites. Responsibility for the content and privacy practices of third party websites rests solely with the owners of those sites.PF Olsen does not in any way endorse any website, organisation, or person who has off-site links to the website, apart from its associated PF Olsen companies.PF Olsen disclaims liability for any loss or damage arising in respect of any other website.

Material provided by you

You agree to ensure that all material you send or upload to the website (including, without limitation, e-mails, text, graphic files, still or moving images, or responses to any questionnaire available through this website) ("your material") is legal, not offensive, truthful and accurate, complies with all applicable laws and regulations, does not infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of us or any third party, is not defamatory, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable and is free of bugs, worms or viruses.

You are solely responsible for your material. If we consider that any part of your material exposes us to the risk of a claim or complaint by a third party, we may block access to all or part of the website and remove all or part of your material. You must provide all reasonable assistance in this respect.

You agree not to use the website to advertise or sell any goods or services to us or to other users of this website.


PF Olsen websites contain information and tools that you can browse and access without providing any personal details.  Where you voluntarily provide personal details (for example, through online enquiry or registration for email news and updates) we will only use that information for the purpose for which it was intended.

You agree not to include any information, including personal information, relating to a third party in your material.

Any personal information you submit is stored securely by PF Olsen (or a service provider contracted by PF Olsen for that purpose) and will not be disclosed to any third parties, except as required or permitted by the relevant law including the Privacy Act 2020 (New Zealand), the Privacy Act 1988 (Australia) and, for EU residents, the General Data Protection Regulation.

For further information, please read our Privacy Policy (link provided at the bottom of our website homepage).

Unsolicited email

The publication of email addresses and other contact information on this website should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited electronic messages.  Anyone wishing to send commercial electronic messages to parties whose contact details appear on this website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (New Zealand) and [equivalent for AU/Victoria?]

Cookies and website analytics

PF Olsen may use cookies (an alphanumeric identifier that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive so that we can recognise your browser) to generate statistics about how our website is used.  Cookies remember data about each computer user (such as internet protocol address, dates and times of visits, pages accessed, documents opened and links clicked).  This information assists us to understand what is important to users and further improve website performance and/or usefulness to users.  

Our website cookies are not executable – they are neither spyware nor viruses – and cannot identify you personally.   You may disable cookies by changing the settings on your browser, although this may mean that you cannot use all of the features of the website.

Governing law

The terms of use for the PF Olsen Ltd website are governed by New Zealand law and the courts of New Zealand will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any proceedings relating to this website, its contents or these terms of use.

The terms of use for the PF Olsen (Aus) Pty Ltd website are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia, and the courts of Victoria will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any proceedings relating to this website, its contents or these terms of use.

Our rights under these terms of use may be exercised as often as necessary, are cumulative and do not exclude any other legal rights or remedies and may only be waived in writing. Any delay in the exercise of these rights is not a waiver of that right. 

Intellectual property

The website and its contents are, respectively, copyright © PF Olsen Limited and © PF Olsen (Aus) Pty Ltd, except as indicated otherwise.  All rights are reserved except as expressly stated. By using this website you agree not to copy, amend, reproduce, republish or distribute any of the content on this website, or disclose the content to third parties, without permission in writing from PF Olsen. Permission can be sought by contacting us at info@pfolsen.com (New Zealand) or ausinfo@pfolsen.com (Australia).