Website Terms of Use




1.1 Please read these Terms of Use carefully before proceeding with the use of this website.
1.2 By accessing or using this Website, you agree to these Terms of Use and consent to be bound by these terms to the fullest extent of the law.  If you do not accept any part of the Terms of Use, then you may not access this website and its associated services.
1.3 Steel & Tube’s Privacy Statement also forms part of these Terms of Use. Our privacy statement can be reviewed here


2.1 In these Terms of Use:

"We", "us", and "our" are references to Steel & Tube Holdings Limited;

"You" and "your" are references to you.


3.1 We may amend these Terms of Use in whole or in part from time to time.  Amendments will be effective immediately when we post the amended Terms of Use on the Website.  You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest Terms of Use.  By continuing to use the Website, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as amended (whether or not you have received any amendments).


4.1 IP rights in Website

We (and our licensors or suppliers, as the case may be) own all intellectual property rights in the Website, including all of the content of the Website (such as text, graphics, logos, icons and sound recordings) and all software code underlying and forming part of the Website.

4.2 Your right to use the Website

You may view, save, copy and print any part of the Website (including the content of the Website) for your personal use only.  You must obtain written permission from us to otherwise use, copy, modify, or distribute any part of the Website (including the content of the Website) any way.  If you wish to use any third party material identified as such on the Website you must obtain the prior consent of the relevant owner.  This includes the content of websites you access via links from the Website. 


5.1 Compliance with law

You agree to use the Website in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and that does not infringe our rights, nor the rights of anyone else, nor restricts or inhibits their use and enjoyment of the Website.

5.2 Specific prohibitions

Without limiting clause 5.1, in particular, you agree not to:

(a) damage or harm the Website, or any underlying or connected network or system;

(b) use a harvesting bot, robot, spider, scraper, or other unauthorised automated means to access the Website or content featured on it for any purpose;

(c) introduce any viruses, content or code to the Website which is technologically harmful;

(d) use the Website to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory;

(e) do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of the Website, such as a denial of service attack;

(f) facilitate or encourage any violations of these Terms of Use.

5.3 Linking

You may create a hyperlink to the Website from another website.  However, this link must not be presented in any way that implies that the Website has an association with the other site, or endorses that site or the products available on or through that site.  Neither our name, nor any of our logos may be used on any other site without our written consent.  If you create a hyperlink text to the Website, you are responsible for all direct and indirect consequences of the link.  

5.4 Unsolicited email

Publication of email addresses on the Website should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email.  Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear on the Website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.

5.5 Our rights and remedies

Without limiting any other rights and remedies available to us, if we believe you have breached or are in breach of these Terms of Use, we may:

(a) limit your activities on the Website;

(b) issue a warning to you; 

(c) suspend or cancel your access to the Website; or

(d) disclose your identity and any other information we hold about you to any law enforcement authority if we believe this would assist to prevent the commission of any crime against a person or persons.

5.6 General indemnity

You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified us from and against all actions, claims, costs (including legal costs and expenses), losses, proceedings, damages, liabilities, or demands suffered or incurred by us to any person arising out of or in connection with your failure to comply with these Terms of Use.


6.1 Information should be treated as a guide only

The information provided on the Website should not be your only source of information when you are making business decisions.  They should be treated as a guide only.  Use the Website as a starting point and then seek independent professional advice.

6.2 Reasonable care

We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure:

(a) the availability of the Website subject to any downtime for maintenance; and

(b) the information provided on the Website is reliable, up-to-date, complete and accurate at the time of publishing.

6.3 No liability

The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. You agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law:

(a) any and all of our liability and responsibility to you or any other person:

(i) under or in connection with these Terms of Use; or

(ii) in connection with the Website (including any errors in or omissions from the Website),  and your use of or inability to use, the Website, 

is excluded regardless of whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, breach of statutory duty or otherwise;

(b) our liability and responsibility is excluded in respect of any and all loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business or anticipated savings, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss; and

(c) we disclaim and exclude all implied conditions, representations or warranties (whether express, implied or statutory) including without limitation, suitability, fitness for purpose, accuracy or completeness of this Website or the content on or accessed through it.


7.1 No waiver

If we do not exercise or enforce any right available to us under these Terms of Use, it does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

7.2 Entire agreement

These Terms of Use constitute our entire agreement and supersede all prior agreements, arrangements, understandings and representations (whether oral or written) given by or made between us, relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use.

7.3 Remedies cumulative

The rights and remedies provided in these Terms of Use are cumulative and not exclusive of any rights or remedies provided by these Terms of Use or Law.

7.4 Severance

If any provision of these Terms of Use become or is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect, that provision shall be read down to the extent necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable or, if it cannot be read down, be deemed severed from these Terms of Use.  Neither such change shall affect the legality, validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms of Use.

7.5 Governing law

The Website and these Terms of Use is governed by the laws of New Zealand.  When you access the Website, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.