Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions form a legal contract between you and Public Notices Ltd, for your use of Public Notices Online. By using Public Notices Online, you accept these terms and conditions. You may wish to print this page for your reference.

You should read these terms and conditions in conjunction with our Privacy and Security Policy.


Your rights of use

You have the right to access and use Public Notices Online provided you comply with these terms and conditions. If you breach any part of these terms and conditions, we reserve the right to cancel your access to the services provided by Public Notices Online.

The content of Public Notices Online is for your personal use only. You must not share this service with any other person or organisation. Special conditions apply for organisations who wish to provide access to Public Notices Online to their members or employees. Please address all requests for corporate subscriptions to info@alcoholnotices.co.nz

You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of Public Notices Online in any way.


Public-Notices owns the copyright for all content on Public Notices Online, unless stated otherwise.

Reproducing material

All users are allowed to view and copy free materials from Public Notices Online for their own personal use.

Any other reproduction (including by electronic means) of Public Notices Online or any of our other publications, in whole or in part, is forbidden without our written permission. Please address requests to info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Errors and updates

We reserve the right to add or remove material, and correct errors. If you find any errors on any part of Public Notices Online, please report them to info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Links to other sites

Links within Public Notices Online are provided for your information. We do not endorse and have not necessarily verified any of the information available through the use of any link found within Public Notices Online. We accept no liability for any loss caused as a result of any information or opinion contained in any link found within Public Notices Online.

Linking to Public Notices Online

If you wish to link to our website, you must comply with certain requirements. For a list of these requirements, and to request a link to Public Notices Online, please email us at info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Viewing content

Public Notices Online is designed for optimal use on Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or better.

We accept no responsibility for your inability to access Public Notices Online.

No liability for damage

We will use our best efforts to keep Public Notices Online free from viruses and errors. However, we do not accept liability for any damage or loss caused to your computer hardware, software, Internet connections or other peripherals as a result of your use of Public Notices Online.

Privacy and Security

When you utilise Public Notices Online “Submit a Notice” services, all personal information we collect about you, including your credit card information, passes through our secure server. To read more about our security system, read our Privacy and Security Policy.

We will keep all your personal information confidential. We will not sell or give any of your personal information to a third party without your permission. For more information about how we use and store your personal information, please read our Privacy and Security Policy.


If you have any complaints about the Public Notices Online, please contact us at info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Changes to terms and conditions

We may change these terms and conditions at any time. Each time you use Public Notices Online you are agreeing to the terms and conditions applicable at that time. We provide a link to these Terms & Conditions through the menu.


The laws of New Zealand apply to these terms and conditions. Any dispute arising in relation to these terms and conditions will be resolved in accordance with New Zealand law.

Consumer Guarantees Act

Nothing in these terms and conditions limits your rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.

Contacting us

Please address any questions or complaints to our Customer Services team at info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Submitting a Notice Online

Public Notices Online offer the ability to submit your public notice online.
This is restricted to those agencies to whom we have a partner relationship with.
Public Notices Online require payment by credit card at time of submission.
We reserve the right to change information about the notice in order for it to meet legislative and publishing requirements.


All prices are stated in New Zealand dollars (NZ$), and include Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Price changes

We reserve the right to increase fees or to introduce new prices for our products and services at any time. Any such changes will be published in advance on Public Notices Online.

Methods of payment

Payment for all Online purchases is by credit card or Account2Account transfer only.

Problems with payments

If we cannot charge your credit card account or do not receive payment owing from you, we will contact you at your most recently updated email address.

If we are unable to contact you by email, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your publication of notice on Public Notices Online.

Your obligations

You agree to pay the fees published on Public Notices Online, and any other charges (including Internet connection charges) you incur in order to access the Public Notices Online services.

Your personal information

You agree to provide us with accurate and complete personal/business information necessary to supply our services . This includes:
• Your name;
• Business;
• Your email address;
• Your credit card number, type, the name on your card, and the expiry date;
• Your postal address;
• Your contact telephone number
• And other information relevant to your public notice obligations
To read more about how we use and store your personal information, read our Privacy and Security Policy.

Your username and password

As part of the registration process, you will select a username and a password. You will use your username and password to gain access to the Notices Management Area.

When your notice has been submitted

It has been processed and your payment has been received, we will confirm your order either by:
• A Confirmation of Submission via a receipt message displaying on your computer screen, which you should print out; or
• A receipt emailed message sent to your email address.

Security and unauthorised use

You must keep your username and password confidential. You are responsible for ensuring there is no unauthorised use of Public Notices Online under your username and password.

You agree to notify us promptly if:

• you suspect unauthorised use of your Public Notices Online access; or
• know or suspect loss or disclosure of your username or password.
You are liable for any unauthorised use of your Online subscription until you notify us and update your username and password.

How to tell if Public Notices Online is secure

Look for one or more of these "secure connection" indicators on your browser:
• A security alert window tells you that you are about to use a secure connection. Some browsers let you choose whether to display this window.

• An SSL icon shows when you're in a secure connection:

o A symbol of an open padlock changes to a closed padlock when you're in a secure connection.

o A symbol of a "broken key" icon is replaced by an unbroken key.

• The web site's address changes to one that begins with "https" (check for the "s").


Cookies allow Public Notices Online to better tailor visits to our site to the visitor's individual preferences. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many major websites use them. However, you can choose to set your browser to notify you whenever you are sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. A cookie is a small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server, and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.

Updating your personal information

If any of your personal information changes, you agree to notify us promptly, either by logging into Public Notices Online and updating your account, or by contacting us at info@alcoholnotices.co.nz.

Contacting you

We reserve the right to contact you to notify you about:
• your Online access;
• your use of Public Notices Online;
• changes to the Public Notices Online service;
• changes to these terms and conditions;
• new Public Notices Online products and services
• and any other information necessary for the operation and security of Public Notices Online.


Except where required by the Consumer Guarantees Act, we do not give refunds for public notices submitted after payment has been made and the notice submitted to the website and newspaper. A fee is chargeable for refunds before print date.

Newspaper notices

Public Notices Online does not take responsibility for any mistakes, delays or misrepresentation that happens when the notice is published in the newspaper. We will endeavour to ensure to our ability that the information is correct for print. However any issues arising with the publishing of the notice in the newspaper should be dealt with by the newspaper as Public Notices Online will not be held responsible

Please read our Privacy and Security Policy