Terms of Use

Welcome! Please review the following Terms of Use which applies to Scholastic New Zealand Ltd, its subsidiaries, and any Website (including Scholastic Online services) containing the Scholastic New Zealand name (collectively Scholastic).

By accessing, using or downloading material from Scholastic Websites you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions, which constitute a legal contract. If you do not agree with them, do not use this Website. These terms and conditions may change without notice, so do check them from time to time.

Intellectual Property
This Website and all the material on it are subject to copyright belonging to Scholastic New Zealand and/or its suppliers/licensors.

The materials we provide on this Website may be used by you for your personal use with the sole exception of the materials in the Teacher Toolkit which may be downloaded by eligible teachers free of charge for use in the classroom, but only in full (including any attribution, such as the name of an artist, author or photographer, where provided and acknowledging the source of the material copied).

There may be other rights you may exercise under the copyright law that applies to you. However, copying or communicating any material on this Website otherwise than as expressly permitted above or otherwise by the copyright law applicable to you will constitute acceptance of the licence conditions set out above. For written permission contact the Scholastic New Zealand Rights and Permissions department for the relevant copyright holder or owner.

All rights not expressly granted at this Website are reserved.

Links Policy
Before creating links to our Website please request permission by sending your name, address, Website URL, and nature of the Website to: webmaster@scholastic.co.nz. If you are using frames, please ensure that your links to our Website do not, when activated, continue to display your frames around our web pages.

Disclaimers and Liability
All care and diligence is taken to ensure the accuracy and currency of information. However, Scholastic New Zealand, its officers, employees and contractors make no representation and accept no responsibility for any error, omission, inaccuracy, misleading information or anything done or not done if you access, use, download, or act in reliance on any representation, information or data contained, linked or distributed through this Website. This Website and its content is therefore provided 'as is', and to the full extent permitted by the law, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose or otherwise.

Further, Scholastic New Zealand accepts no liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damage (including any loss of profit, revenue or data) whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising from access, use, downloading, or reliance by you or any third party on or of any representation, information, product or service provided on or via this Website, whether in an action of contract, tort (including negligence), property, trust, unjust enrichment or statutory law.

You should not rely on the content of this Website without, where appropriate, first obtaining advice from relevant consultants and professionals.

Opinions expressed at this Website do not necessarily reflect those of Scholastic.

The disclaimers in this Terms of Use are subject both to any agreement between you and Owner which expressly supersedes this Terms of Use, and to any mandatory statutory or common law to the contrary in your jurisdiction or that of Owner.

Indemnity of User
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Scholastic, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the material or your breach of the terms of these Terms of Use. Scholastic shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and may assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Third Party Products/Services/Hyperlinks
No endorsement of any third party or its products, services, or Websites is intended by any content, links or third-party advertisements (including banner ads containing embedded hyperlinks) on or to this Website. Links are provided only as a convenience. Some third-party advertisements contain representations or offers by the third-party advertiser which you can accept by linking to the advertiser's Website and executing the relevant transaction. Such offers are not made by Scholastic, and it is not responsible to you for the delivery of goods or services you buy on the third-party Website.

User Conduct
Derogatory, harmful or unlawful conduct is not permitted on www.scholastic.com.au. Users are not permitted to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through www.scholastic.com.au any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable that would constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.

As part of the registration process for Scholastic Online you will select a password. You should take care to keep this password confidential. From time to time authorised Scholastic New Zealand staff may need access your account using a master password to resolve outstanding issues.

With respect to items sold by Scholastic online from time to time, some items in our online stores may be mispriced. If we discover an item that you have ordered is mispriced, we may do one of the following: If an item's correct price is lower than our stated price, upon becoming aware of the issue we will contact you and refund the difference of the amount paid by you and the item's correct price. If an item's correct price is higher than our stated price, we will contact you upon becoming aware of the issue for instructions. If we become aware of the issue before the item has shipped, we reserve the right to cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.

Facebook Competitions Terms and Conditions
Scholastic New Zealand promotions through Facebook are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Scholastic New Zealand and not to Facebook.

1.     The promotional text relating to the competition forms part of the terms and conditions.
2.     The organiser of this competition is Scholastic New Zealand.
3.     Participation in this competition constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
4.     The winners will be notified by email.
5.     The prize includes delivery to the winner at their address as provided on entry.
6.     Scholastic New Zealand shall not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss) or injury which is suffered or sustained in connection with this competition or in accepting or using the prize/s, except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law). Scholastic New Zealand takes no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.
7.     Scholastic New Zealand collects participants' personal information in order to conduct the competition. Competition entrants agree to allow Scholastic New Zealand to use their information for the express purposes of conducting this promotion.
8.     Scholastic New Zealand their employees and their immediate families, participating agents and their associated agencies are ineligible to enter. Scholastic New Zealand reserves the right to verify the validity of entries.


If a provision, or part of it, of these terms and conditions is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal by a judicial authority for any reason, then that provision or part must be read down if possible but if that cannot be done then it must be severed and the balance of these terms and conditions will otherwise remain in full force.

Governing Law
This Terms of Use is governed by the law in New Zealand. If a dispute arises it must be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

Customer Contact
Tel (09) 274 8112 (8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday)

Email enquiries@scholastic.co.nz

Terms of Use last revised: July 2012.