Welcome to shop.culture.gov.ck

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of the Ministry of Cultural
Development – Cook Islands Website, located at https://shop.culture.gov.ck.or www.culture.gov.ck
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to
use shop.culture.gov.ck or www.culture.gov.ck if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated within
this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and
Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person log
on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”,
“Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to
both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of
payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most
appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision
of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of
Netherlands. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural,
capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to

We employ the use of cookies. By accessing shop.culture.gov.ck, you agreed to use cookies in
agreement with the Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands Privacy Policy.
Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies
are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people
visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

Unless otherwise stated, Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands and/or its licensors
own the intellectual property rights for all material on shop.culture.gov.ck. All intellectual
property rights are reserved. You may access this from shop.culture.gov.ck for your own
personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:
1. Republish material from shop.culture.gov.ck
2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from shop.culture.gov.ck
3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from shop.culture.gov.ck
4. Redistribute content from shop.culture.gov.ck

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and
information in certain areas of the website. Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands
does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website.
Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of the Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook
Islands, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who
post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability,
damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or
appearance of the Comments on this website.

Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands reserves the right to monitor all Comments
and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach
of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:
1. You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and
consents to do so;
2. The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation
copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
3. The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise
unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
4. Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present
commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
1. Government agencies;
2. Search engines;
3. News organizations;
4. Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they
hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
5. Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity
shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information
so long as the link:

(a) is not in any way deceptive;

(b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
1. commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;
2.  dot.com or dot.ck community sites;
3. associations or other groups representing charities;
4. online directory distributors;
5. internet portals;
6. accounting, law and consulting firms; and
7. educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not
make us look unfavourably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does
not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink
compensates the absence of Ministry of Cultural Development- Cook Islands; and (d) the
link is in the context of general resource information.

These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link:

(a) is not in any way

(b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party
and its products or services; and

(c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our
website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to Ministry of Cultural Development –
Cook Islands.

Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as
the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list
of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
1. By use of our corporate name; or
2. By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
3. By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within
the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of Ministry of Cultural Development – Cook Islands’s logo or other artwork will be
allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Webpages
that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

Content Liability
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to
protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear
on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes,
otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Your Privacy
Please read our Privacy Policy

Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website.
You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the
right to amend these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously
linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and
inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or
so or to respond to you directly.

We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its
completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that
the material on the website is kept up to date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties
and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website.

Nothing in this disclaimer will:
1. limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
2. limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
3. limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law;
4. exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer:

(a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and

(b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of
charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.