Terms and Conditions

Terms & conditions of use of the Tots to Teens website

You may be using this website to find information about parenting, to find out about others’ experiences, or to be part of an online community.

These terms and conditions of use form an agreement between you and Learn About NZ Ltd t/a Tots to Teens (TTT), whether you are posting a message on a forum, or simply browsing the website. They will inform you about your rights and obligations in using this website.

The terms and conditions of use may change from time to time, so please re-visit every so often. Note that we are not required by law to contact you to inform you of changes. Please contact us if you have any questions about these terms and conditions of use.

  • Disclaimer
  • Personal information and your privacy
  • Complaints
  • Copyright and acknowledgements


This website and the information it contains is not intended as a substitute for professional consultation with a qualified practitioner.

Before relying on any information you find on www.totstoteens.co.nz, use common sense, make your own enquiries and seek professional opinion.

Material in this publication is made available on the understanding that TTT is not providing professional advice. Before relying on any of the material in this site, readers should obtain appropriate professional advice. Views and recommendations of third parties, which are also included in this site, do not necessarily reflect the views of TTT, or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

TTT does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained in this site. Additionally, TTT disclaims all liability to any person relying wholly or partially upon any information presented in this site in respect of anything, and the consequences of anything, done or omitted to be done.

You indemnify TTT against each claim, action, proceeding, judgment, damage, loss, expense or liability incurred or suffered by, or brought, made or recovered against TTT or any related organisations in connection with any breach by you of these terms of use.

The information provided in this website is intended for a New Zealand audience.

If you use another site linked from this site:

  1. You do so at your own risk and acknowledge that we do not control or endorse those websites or their content;
  2. You will no longer be subject to the terms and conditions of this site but may be subject to the terms and conditions of the linked site.

If you are from a particular cultural and/or religious background, you may be offended by some of the information and/or graphics found on this or linked sites.

TTT endeavours to provide information sourced from reliable research based on peer reviewed journals, recognised texts, or government publications and approaches that have demonstrated efficacy. The content on this site is periodically updated and reviewed for quality assurance using a review panel drawn from both national and international expertise in early childhood, health and parenting. The authors reserve the right to modify the content of the website at any time.

Any legal issues arising in relation to the use of this website will be dealt with under the laws of New Zealand. Illegal activity under those laws will be a violation of these terms, but as the website and the forums are accessible worldwide you should be aware that you could be prosecuted under the laws of other jurisdictions too.

Personal information and your privacy

TTT has a privacy policy that explains how we will treat your personal information in compliance with the Privacy Act 1993. You supply ‘personal information’ to us when you fill in an online registration form, subscribe to one of our email newsletters, submit postings on a forum, complete a survey or poll, provide feedback on our content, make any submissions or email us.

When applicable, the personal information we collect from your contributions to forums is used to administer the message boards, send you a password, contact you about postings, and keep in touch with you. When you register you give us permission to deal with the postings as necessary to perform these technical and administrative functions.
We will never give your personal information to any company or individual for commercial purposes.


Your rights are taken seriously by our team. If you think your rights have been breached, or if you have a complaint about the TTT website or forums, contact us so that we can investigate the issue and make sure it is resolved. Please write to the Administration Manager explaining what you are concerned about and what steps, if any, you have taken to resolve the issue.

You can either send an email or write a letter to:

Tots to Teens
PO Box 70
Auckland 0841
Attn: Administration Manager

Copyright and acknowledgements

TTT reserves all intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademarks in the TTT website. TTT owns or has licensed from third parties the intellectual property used in this website. You may print single copies of any pages of this website for your own personal and non-commercial use but must not otherwise reproduce any material on this website in any form without permission.

Requests and enquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to the Editor at TTT.

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