About this site
Our contact details for the Gisborne District Council.
Includes using our online forms and GDCFix app
Gisborne District Council respects your privacy and complies with the Privacy Act 2020.
The Privacy Act sets out 13 privacy principles that govern how you should collect, handle and use personal information, and the assigning of unique identifiers.
The principles also give you a right to access information about yourself and to ask for it to be corrected. Please contact our customer service team
For more detailed information please refer to the Privacy Act 2020 and its amendments(external link).
You can visit any part of the Gisborne District Council website without identifying yourself in any way, unless you use our email online forms or our GDCFix app. If you provide personal information we will:
♦ only use that information in our dealings with you.
♦ we only share your information with another agency, if it is essential for that agency to resolve your request.
♦ keep that information secure and not disclose that information to any other third party.
Unless otherwise stated, copyright for all information on this site belongs to the Gisborne District Council.
Anyone can print individual pages and download a single copy of the material on this website for your personal, non-commercial use. Where material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged, and Gisborne District Council’s url www.gdc.govt.nz must be clearly displayed. When displayed in an electronic format, this url must be a live hyperlink.
Unless otherwise stated, all content available on this website is our exclusive property and is protected by the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand), trademarks or other intellectual property rights and laws.
At times this website may contain documents or links to documents that are copyright protected by other organisations or individuals. Permission to reproduce these copyrighted documents will be required from the copyright holders concerned.
To make enquiries about using material from this website please contact us
Gisborne District Council has made every reasonable effort to ensure information on this website is as accurate as possible. However:
Council does not guarantee that:
- website users will have uninterrupted or error-free access to, and use of, the website
- the website or any files available for downloading will be error-free or free from viruses, faults or defects
- the content of the website is accurate, complete, or suitable for a particular purpose. Website users must rely on their own judgement.
Gisborne District Council has made every reasonable effort to ensure environmental information is as accurate as possible and updated as stated. However, council does not guarantee that:
- users will have uninterrupted or error-free access to, and use of, the information
- information will be available for updating at the stated intervals
- environmental data is accurate, complete, or suitable for a particular purpose. Website users must rely on their own judgement, especially where decisions relating to the safety of life and property are concerned.
Disclaimer of liability
Given the changing nature of the weather, and the inherent hazards of information technology systems, equipment, sensor and electronic communication, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information contained in this site. Accordingly, the information on this site is provided with the understanding that the authors and publishers are not engaged in rendering professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult a professional.
While we have made reasonable attempt to ensure that the information contained in this site has been obtained from reliable sources, Gisborne District Council is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information in this site is provided "as is", with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
In no event will Gisborne District Council, its contributors, directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this site for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to: procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, tort (including negligence or otherwise) or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
This disclaimer of liability applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information and applies to any damages or injury, whether based on alleged breach of contract, tortuous behaviour, negligence or any other cause of action, including but not limited to damages or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, and/or theft, destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of any record.
The user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, Gisborne District Council, its contributors and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of the use of the information by the user or on the user's account.
If the user finds any errors or omissions, we encourage you to them to contact Gisborne District Council.
Contributions to our site may be moderated by Gisborne District Council moderators. Those moderators may decline to publish contributions or may modify contributions if they are considered to be obscene, defamatory, illegal, threatening, an invasion of privacy , objectionable or irrelevant to the subject-matter of the post.
Gisborne District Council reserves the right to:
- moderate user-generated content, and/or
- remove offending content, and/or
- ban abusive commentators.