Terms and Conditions

The team at Farmax Ltd. welcomes you to this website. By viewing the pages of this website, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted the following terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using this website.



In these terms and conditions, the expressions:

“Farmax”, “we”, “us” and “our” are a reference to Farmax Ltd. 

 “You” refers to any user of the database, including your agents, employees and business partners and includes any corporate structure accessing information from the database.

“Accredited agents” refer to those legal persons, usually rural professionals such as accountants, farm consultants or advisors, who have been granted permission by Farmax to input and access the website as per our user agreement.

“Aggregate information” refers to information on the database which, when combined together, produces indicative statistical analysis in such a manner so as to disclose information based on certain data fields. These fields may be based, for example, on herd size, regions, breed, land patterns or irrigation systems. Farmax reserves the absolute discretion to determine the fields and statistical data on which aggregate information is based and to alter the same from time to time.


Amendments to Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon publication on this website. Your continued use of the website following such publication will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.


Information Service

Data on the Farmax website is entered by accredited agents from client financial and physical data, and personal knowledge. Farmax has no direct control over the accuracy of data captured on the database. The data will be subject to audit from time to time to check for validity and accuracy, but no warranty is provided by us as to its accuracy. We will use our best endeavours to ensure that training is provided to accredited agents on data entry. We also reserve the right to correct or adjust data where we deem it necessary to ensure data is of a suitable quality for its intended use.

All information provided by us pursuant to these terms and conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice.

We do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us.



Farmax and its Directors do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this website or any linked website, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this website. To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty that would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions is hereby excluded.

You agree that the access of information and use of the website is being conducted in the course of your trade or business. Accordingly, the Consumer Guarantees Act or any replacement Act does not apply to your use of the website.


Exception to Disclaimer

The disclaimer set out in these terms and conditions does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.


Specific Warnings

You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws that apply to you.

You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. For the removal of doubt we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.

Responsibility for the content of advertisements (if any) appearing on this website (including hyperlinks to advertisers' own websites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements (if any) does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers' products and each advertiser is solely responsible for any representations made in connection with its advertisement.



Copyright in this website (including text, data, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) is owned or licensed by us. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1994 and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these terms and conditions, you may not in any form or by any means:

  • Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or
  • Commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website;

without our written permission.


Trade Marks

Except where otherwise specified, any word or device to which is attached the TM or â ® symbol is a registered trade mark.

If you use any of our trade marks in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trade mark to us.

You must not use any of our trademarks:

  • in or as the whole or part of your own trademarks;
  • in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
  • in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive;
  • in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this website). 

Restricted Use/Password Use

Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you and your accredited agents are provided with secureaccess to this website. You are not authorised to give your password to any other party. You are authorised to access data or print a copy of any information contained on this website for your personal use, or the use by your particular client whose information has been captured on the database by you, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not, without our written permission, on-sell information obtained from this website, whether on its own or as part of a package of information.


Linked Websites

This website may contain links to other websites ("linked websites"). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.

Our links with other websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.


Security of Information

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information that you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information that you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk.

Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information on our server, or the server of our website host. You should never share your secure information and/or password and identifier with any other person.

We also strongly recommend that you safeguard your personal online account with up-to-date Internet security software and operating system updates.


Termination of Access

Access to this website may be terminated at any time by us without notice. Our disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.


Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your subscription, please contact Farmax on 0800 FARMAX (0800 327 629) or support@farmax.co.nz.

Subscriptions are paid in advance. Cancellations for subscriptions will become effective at the next payment date.  No refund will be given.


PGF Refund Policy

Farmax will consider refunds only in situations where the PGF service is unavailable for extended period of time (greater than 24 hours.) 

If you feel you are entitled to a refund please contact Farmax via 0800 FARMAX (0800 327 629).


Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in New Zealand.



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