(a) These terms and conditions apply to the entire contents of the Music Producers Guild NZ website and to any correspondence by email between Music Producers Guild NZ and you. All references in these terms and conditions: to the “Website” refer to this website; to “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Music Producers Guild NZ ; to “you” and “your” refer to you, the fan; to “Content” refer to the text, graphics, plans, photographs, information and other material displayed from time to time on the Website.
(b) Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By using this Website you are deemed to accept these terms and conditions whether or not you choose to register with us. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time and recommend that you review them regularly.
2. PAYMENT TERMS
(a) By subscribing to become a registered member of the Music Producers Guild NZ (MPGNZ) you agree to be bound by and accept these Payment Terms. By registering to become a member of MPGNZ, you shall be responsible for payment of your membership subscription fees via the MPGNZ website with payment via your Paypal account (Paypal/Stripe/other) and you acknowledge and agree that the Paypal Payment Terms set out below shall apply to such payments. You acknowledge and agree that your continued registration as a member of the MPGNZ is subject to your payment of the applicable membership subscription fees on an annual basis (Annual Subscription Fee). Should you fail to provide payment of the Annual Subscription Fee for any reason, or if payment from your Paypal account fails, you acknowledge and agree that we shall have the right to immediately cancel your registration as a member of the MPGNZ without any notice to you.
(b) Payment of the Annual Subscription Fee can only be made securely via the MPGNZ Website using a PayPal Recurring Subscription. Payment of the Annual Subscription Fee via PayPal shall be subject to the Paypal Payment Terms and you hereby agree to be bound by and accept the PayPal Payment Terms in conjunction with these Payment Terms.
PAYPAL PAYMENT TERMS
(a) These terms are to be read in conjunction with PayPal’s Recurring Payments and Billing Agreement (Recurring Payments and Billing Agreement) provided for in the following URL: https://www.paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/ua/recurringpymts-full?locale.x=en_AU and all capitalised terms not defined herein will have the same meaning as set forth in the Recurring Payments and Billing Agreement. To the extent of any inconsistency between capitalised terms set out in the Recurring Payments and Billing Agreement and these Terms and Conditions, the definitions provided herein will prevail.
(b) By subscribing for membership to the MPGNZ using PayPal you are consenting to us deducting the Annual Subscription Fee (as the same may be increased by us on notice to you from time to time) from your PayPal Account or Nominated Payment Source once every twelve (12) months until you cancel your subscription in accordance with our termination procedures. Our subscriptions renew automatically on an annual basis unless you notify us in writing of your wish to cancel your subscription.
(c) In accordance with the Recurring Payments and Billing Agreement you can cancel your recurring subscription at any time up to three (3) working days prior to the scheduled date of the automatic payment (Termination Date). If you cancel your payment prior to the Termination Date you will not be charged for the automatic payment of the Annual Subscription Fee and you shall cease to be entitled to the benefits of membership of the MPGNZ from the date of cancellation. If you fail to cancel your recurring subscription by the Termination Date, you acknowledge and agree you will be automatically charged on the scheduled date for the Annual Subscription Fee.
(a) Unless otherwise stated, we own the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all Content and expressly reserve all rights in the same. You may print and download extracts from this Website for your own non-commercial use provided that you do not modify any of the Content, you do not use any graphics or photographs separately from their accompanying text and you do not remove any copyright or trade mark notification from such extracts.
(b) All other reproduction or use of extracts of Content is strictly prohibited. In particular, no part of this Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.
4. YOUR ACCESS AND USE
(a) We endeavour to ensure that this Website is accessible 24 hours a day. However, we will not be liable for any losses, expenses, costs or liabilities that you, your business or any other person may suffer if this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period or your access to the Website is interrupted, restricted or delayed for any reason.
(b) Access to this Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any reasons beyond our control.
(d) By using this Website you agree not to attempt to access our systems and you agree not to post on or transmit to or from it any material:
that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, offensive, discriminatory, inflammatory, blasphemous, criminal, in breach of confidence or privacy of a third party’s rights or which may otherwise cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
which is technically harmful including, without limitation, containing computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data.
(e) If you breach any of the terms of these terms and conditions, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website that you have within your possession or control.
5. LINKING TO WEBSITE
(a) You may create a link from your own website to the Website provided that you only do so on the basis that you link to, and do not replicate, the home page of this Website and you DO NOT:
create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website;
in any way imply that we endorse any products or services other than our own;
misrepresent your relationship with us or present any other false information about us;
use any of our Content or trade marks without our express written permission;
display any content on your website that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
(b) We expressly reserve the right to revoke any right we grant to you to link to our Website should you breach any of these terms and conditions. By linking to the Website, you indemnify us for any losses, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses that we, or any of our group companies, may suffer or incur due to your breach of any of the terms set out in paragraph 4(a) above.
(a) You must satisfy yourself of the accuracy of all Content. While we endeavour to ensure that the Content is correct and up-to-date, it is provided “as is” and we give no representation, warranty or guarantee as to its accuracy, completeness or adequacy. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all express and implied warranties, representations and conditions with respect to the Content.
(b) The Content in relation to band merchandise is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer for sale or otherwise by us. We may make changes to the Content, or to the merchandise and prices described in it, at any time without notice.
(c) The Website may from time to time contain links to third party websites which we provide solely for your convenience. We have no control over, and make no endorsement of, the content or availability of these third party websites and you use and rely on the same at your own risk.
(d) You acknowledge and agree that any reliance you place on the Content and the content of any linked third party websites is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for any direct or indirect losses, loss of profits or other consequential loss, damages, costs, expenses or liabilities that you may suffer or incur arising from your use of this Website and/or reliance on any Content.
7. CODE OF CONDUCT
a) We, MPG NZ Aotearoa, aim to provide a safe, healthy, respectful and inclusive workspace for everyone and we are committed to living our values of inclusivity, honesty, respect and equity. We have a Code of Conduct that confirms our commitment to building an industry free of any form of bullying and harassment, including but not limited to: Sexual harrassement; violence; or discrimination.
b) Our Code of Conduct is published in accordance with rule 40 of the Rules of the MUSIC PRODUCERS GUILD NZ INCORPORATED (MPG NZ), and rule 5.1.6 which requires that members of MPG NZ commit to conducting themselves in accordance with the standards outlined in this Code of Conduct. It outlines the standards of behaviour that we expect from everyone who uses our membership resources and everyone we work with. We hold ourselves accountable to these standards. It does not anticipate every situation or circumstance; rather, it is a set of principles to guide conduct and decision-making in our work environments.
c) A breach of this Code of Conduct by any member may lead to disciplinary action, up to and including the termination of your membership and contract or engagement with us. If we consider the breach to be of a criminal nature, we may report the matter to the police.
Please see our full code of counduct here: Code of Conduct - MPG