Terms of Use

Welcome to Bio Oils' website ("Site"). Your use of our Site is subject to, and conditional on, these terms of use ("Terms") and any changes to these Terms which we may from time to time publish. By viewing and using our Site you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept or agree to be bound by these Terms, you should stop accessing and using our Site immediately.


Your representations
You represent and warrant that:

  • All information that you submit to us is true and accurate;

  • You will abide by all laws and regulations and codes of conduct applicable to your use of our Site; and

  • In using our Site, you will abide by these Terms.

Our Site is for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not:

  • Copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, licence, create derivative works from, modify, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from our Site.

  • Remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on our Site.

  • Disrupt or interfere with any other party's use or enjoyment of our Site.

  • Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, our Site, or any content, servers or networks connected to or accessible through our Site or any affiliated or External Sites.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site or any networks connected to our Site, whether through hacking, password mining or any other means.

  • Obtain, or attempt to obtain, any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by us through our Site.

  • Upload, post, or otherwise transmit through our Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files.

  • Publish, distribute, e-mail, transmit or disseminate any material, which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate through our Site.

  • Use our Site to disparage, defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend any other party.

  • Use our Site for any unlawful purpose or in any manner that is prohibited by these Terms.

We reserve the right to amend, alter or update our Site and the information contained on our Site at any time without notice and for any reason.

We further reserve the right to delete or remove any content from our Site, and to restrict, suspend, or terminate your browsing, access to, or use of, all or any part of our Site, at any time without notice and for any reason.

Nothing displayed or contained in our Site, including our use of our logos or trademarks on our Site, is intended, or may be deemed or construed, to be an agreement, offer or undertaking to supply or provide, or continue to supply or provide, any Bio Oils products or services displayed or contained in our Site.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we accept no liability relating to the misuse, loss, modification, or unavailability of our Site or any content on our Site.

Intellectual property
Our Site, and all content on our Site, including literary works, artistic works, photographs, computer programs, trademarks and logos, is owned by and the copyrighted work of Bio Oils. Other than to download a copy of our Site to your computer's hard drive and to print extracts of our Site for your personal use, you must not copy, reproduce, redistribute, incorporate into or store in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form, or otherwise use any content on our Site without our prior written consent.

You must not provide a link to our Site from any other website without our prior written consent or use our logos to attract users of our Site to any other website, whether by creating meta-tags or otherwise.

Nothing displayed or contained in our Site is intended, or may be deemed or construed, to grant any licence or right to use any logo or copyrighted work displayed on our Site without our express written permission or that of third party licensors respectively.

These Terms should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy. Our collection, storage and use of any information about you will be on the terms contained in our Privacy Statement.

Site security warning
Please note that our Site is not a secure site and that:

  • transmissions to and from our Site may be intercepted and modified by third parties; and

  • any files obtained from or through our Site may contain computer viruses or other defects.

You agree to indemnify and hold Bio Oils, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including legal costs (on a solicitor and own client basis), made by any third party against Bio Oils, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and employees, due to or arising out of content you submit, post to or transmit through our Site (including, without limitation, computer viruses), your use of our Site, your connection to our Site and your breach of these Terms.

The contents of our Site are for general information purposes only.

The information, software and services included in or available through our Site may include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies, or typographical errors. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, safety, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of the contents of our Site for any purpose. All such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided "as is" and without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind.

While we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to our Site, we cannot and do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay or for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result of any interruption or delay.

We accept no responsibility or liability for any changes to the hardware and software requirements that are likely to have an impact on your ability to browse, access, receive, display, store, or print any information that we may provide you in electronic form.

Your use of our Site, any External Site or the contents, software and services included in or available through our Site is at your own discretion and risk. You agree that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from such activities, whether as a result of any computer virus, similar software code or otherwise.

Our Site is controlled by Bio Oils from its offices in Ashburton, New Zealand. By accessing or otherwise using our Site, you agree that all matters relating to your browsing, access to, or use of, our Site, including any disputes or differences arising or in any way connected with our Site or your use of our Site, will be governed by New Zealand law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Changes to terms
Bio Oils may modify, amend or otherwise change these Terms from time to time without notice and for any reason. By continuing to browse, access or otherwise use our Site, you agree to be, and are, bound by any changes to these Terms. Your use of our Site will be subject to the most current version of these Terms. You should check and revisit these Terms regularly to familiarise yourself with the current version from time to time.

We reserve the right to monitor, retain or disclose any information as may be necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision in these Terms to be invalid or unenforceable by reason of any legislation, court order or otherwise, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, such provision will be deemed to be deleted and the remaining provisions will be deemed to remain valid and in full effect and we will adjust our rights under these Terms in accordance with the common intention of these Terms.

No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right under these Terms will operate as a waiver of that right. No single or partial exercise of any right under the Terms will preclude any further or other exercise of that right or any other right.

Questions and comments
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about any of the information our Site, or if you have technical issues regarding our Site, please email info@bio-oils.co.nz. It is to be understood that you disclaim and waive all rights for any ideas or suggestions that you submit to us. You further agree that we will be free to use those ideas or suggestions in any way without obligation to, or the requirement to compensate, you in any way.

Last Updated 28th March 2017

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About Us

Established in 1987, Bio Oils is New Zealand’s largest producer of cold-pressed, New Zealand grown Flax Seed Oil and Flax Seed Meal. We are focused on quality and traceability to guarantee the production of some of the world’s best Conventional and Certified Organic Flax Seed products.

Contact Us

PO Box 479
Ashburton 7700

p: 0064 3 308 3305
f:  0064 3 308 1910
e: info@bio-oils.co.nz