conditions of use

Thank you for visiting the KMS website ("Website") which is operated by Kao New Zealand Ltd ("Kao, us, we or our").

1. Access to this Website:
By entering and using this Website you accept these terms and our Privacy Policy  (collectively, the "Website Terms").   If you do not agree to be bound by these Website Terms you must not use this Website.  We reserve the right to change the Website Terms at any time. We will notify you of changes by posting an updated version of the Website Terms on our Website.
2. Use of this Website:
This Website provides information about Kao’s and our related entities’ products. It also provides tools (e.g., for locating salons which stock our products, or to register for newsletters or alerts). Website material may include materials and tools provided by third parties that we may not have verified. Material is provided for information purposes and may not be complete, accurate or current (e.g., salon locations may have changed). The material also may not address your particular circumstances (e.g., product ingredient allergies). You should consider whether to separately verify or seek advice on any information on this Website before acting on it. The tools, functions and operation of this Website may not be uninterrupted or error free. Kao does not represent that this Website or the environment used to provide the Website is free of viruses, bugs or other harmful components or defects.  Accordingly, your access to and use of this Website is at your own risk and you are responsible for ensuring you have in place appropriate security and other processes to protect you in your access to and use of this Website. 
3. Limited licence:
Kao grants you a revocable licence to view and use this Website provided that you strictly comply with the Website Terms. Except to the extent this Website expressly permits you to do so, you must not copy, download, reproduce or modify in any way or create a derivative work of any material on this Website. If this Website contains an express permission for you to copy, download, reproduce or modify or create a derivative work of such material, it is a condition of the licence that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in that material. The licence automatically terminates if you breach these Website Terms.  If the licence terminates, you must promptly delete and destroy all electronic and hard copies of material obtained from this Website (including all derivatives).
4. Intellectual Property:
The copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in material on this Website are owned or licensed by Kao, its related entities and third parties.  Unauthorised use of this material by you may infringe their rights and they may seek damages or other legal remedies from you.
5. Limitation of Liability: 
To the full extent permitted by law, Kao excludes all liability arising in relation to or in connection with your access to and use of this Website under contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise arising. New Zealand law may confer rights and remedies on you which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified ("Non-excludable Rights"). Where it is permitted to do so, Kao limits its liability for breach of any Non-excludable Rights with respect to your access to and use of this Website to: 
(a) in the case of services, the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having services supplied again; and 
(b) in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods,  or the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or acquiring equivalent goods.
6. Liability for links to external websites:
 This Website may contain links to external websites with content that we have no influence upon. We bear no responsibility for any of the content which is included on these third party websites. The owners of the third party websites are responsible for the content on these linked websites and you access them at your own risk.  Subject to any Non-excludable Rights, Kao excludes all liability under contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise arising with respect to such websites.  
7. Governing law:
These Website Terms will be governed by the laws of New Zealand and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts thereof.  In the event that any of the Website Terms are found to be unenforceable under New Zealand law, this will not affect the remainder of the Website Terms.
8. Questions and assistance:
If you have any questions in relation to our Website please contact us. Our contact details are available on the Website under "Contact Us."

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