Copyright and Disclaimer

Our Copyright

Copyright in all material residing on servers using the domain name ("University of Waikato servers") is owned by the University of Waikato ("the University") except where otherwise stated.

Materials originating from University of Waikato servers may not be resold or redistributed in print or other media without prior written permission from the author of that material, or if no author is given, from [email protected].

For the purposes of this notice, 'written permission' shall include permission given via electronic mail.

Any software downloaded from University of Waikato servers is governed by the terms of the end user licence agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("Licence Agreement"). An end user shall not install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a Licence Agreement, unless that user first agrees to the Licence Agreement terms. The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the Licence Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the Licence Agreement is expressly prohibited.

Your Copyright

The University of Waikato is committed to ensuring that Copyrighted material is not hosted in violation of any copyright laws.  Concerns about the content of any web page should be sent to [email protected].


Information published on University of Waikato servers is not guaranteed to be correct, current or comprehensive. The University accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of any material published on its servers. Users seeking to verify information must obtain confirmation from the department or division responsible for the production of the information.

In no event shall the University be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of software, documents, provision of or failure to provide services, or information available from University of Waikato servers.

The University accepts no responsibility for any network traffic charges that are incurred by users of material on any University of Waikato server. External links from University pages will not necessarily be labelled as such. The University disclaims liability for the content or nature of sites which may be linked from material on any University of Waikato server.

The University reserves the right to change any information published online at any time without notice.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Privacy statement

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact information
  • location
  • computer or network
  • interactions with us
  • billing or purchase information
  • national student number (NSN).

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • carry out our operations, functions and activities as a university and as an employer,
  • collect information to successfully enrol new and/or returning students,
  • understand and enhance website and marketing operations.

Besides our staff, we share this information with relevant government or education agencies and providers in order to comply with legislation.

Read the full University of Waikato Privacy Statement for more detail on the personal and private information collected by the University.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us:

  • Email [email protected]
  • Phone 0800 WAIKATO or +64 7 856 2889
  • Mail Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand.