Member – Terms & Conditions

Canterbury Weather Updates – Terms of Use

Welcome to Canterbury Weather Updates Membership Service, an online weather service, for commercial and personal use. These Terms of Use are intended to explain our obligations as a service provider and Your obligations as a customer. Please read them carefully.

These Terms are binding on any use of the rervice and apply to You from the time that Canterbury Weather Updates provides you with access to the Service.

By registering to use the rervice you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and have the authority to act on behalf of any person for whom You are using the Service. You are deemed to have agreed to these Terms on behalf of any entity for whom you use the Service.

Legal Disclaimer

The forecasts & information provided on the membership service are provided with the awareness that weather is not an exact science and due to this there is always a degree of uncertainty. However, Canterbury Weather Updates sets high prioritisation on providing up to date, accurate forecasts & information.

Due to a degree of unpredictability in the weather, you as the user & member understand that our forecasts are an educated opinion and therefore 100% accuracy is not guaranteed.

Canterbury Weather Updates holds no responsibility for events that cause damage, loss of money or other compensation from the content within the website.

You acknowledge that the forecasts and information supplied are a “guide” and the information provided is simply the opinion of Canterbury Weather Updates. As the user of this information you agree that there are no guarantees or warranties in relation to our forecasts including accuracy and timeliness.

Payment: Payment is provided through a secure payment check out process with . Stripe is a secure payment provider and is now a world leader in online payments. All subscription prices are in New Zealand dollars. Once initial payment has gone through you will be given access to our service, the next payment will be on the same day next month or time period of your membership level.  It’s a recurring monthly payment, you don’t need to do anything. You can cancel at any time. 

Renewing your subscription: Your subscription will not expire and will renew automatically into the next subscription period. This means we will continue to provide and charge you for our service until you cancel. You can cancel through the website or email the CWU Team.

Cancellation: You have the right to cancel your subscription at any one time; on your membership profile .This will stop the payment occurring at any of the selected payment levels. If you cancel your membership before the end of it’s period, you will not be refunded.

Fees and Payments

Subscriptions: Our service is billed on a subscription basis (we call these “Subscriptions”). This means that you will be billed in advance on a recurring, periodic basis (each period is called a “billing cycle”). Billing cycles are typically weekly, monthly or annual, depending on what subscription plan you select when purchasing a Subscription. Your Subscription will automatically renew at the end of each billing cycle unless you cancel auto-renewal through your online account management page, or by contacting our customer support team. While we will be sad to see you go, you -renewal on your Subscription at any time.

1.2 Price Changes: Canterbury Weather Updates may change the fees charged for the Services at any time, provided that, for Services billed on a subscription basis, the change will become effective only at the end of the then-current billing cycle of your Subscription. Canterbury Weather Updates will provide you with reasonable prior written ( at least 2 months) notice of any change in fees to give you an opportunity to cancel your Subscription before the change becomes effective.

Operating functionality of the Q/A forum (GOLD & PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY)

Canterbury Weather Updates will do it’s to ensure all questions are answered during operating times Monday 6am to Friday 5pm.  During forum operating hours, this will be within 24 hours. We can’t guarantee all questions will be answered, due to the potential for significant traffic or technical difficulties.

The forum doesn’t just provide an avenue to ask questions, but also a place to source out information. If possible, please remember to check that your question hasn’t already been asked.

–              Operating hours: 6am Monday to 5pm Friday.

–              Questions stated after the operating hours will be answered on the Monday.

–              You will be notified via email, when your questions have been answered. Please note, this may go to your ‘Trash’ folder.

Suspension and Termination of Services

If you terminate a Subscription in the middle of a billing cycle, you will not receive a refund for any period of time you did not use in that billing cycle unless you are terminating these Terms for any of the following reasons: (a) we have materially breached these Terms and failed to cure that breach within 30 days after you have so notified us in writing; or (b) a refund is required by law.


Only an individual may be a Canterbury Weather Updates member. You must not register as a member multiple times. You must not impersonate or create a membership for any person other than yourself.

You must keep your password safe and must not disclose it to any other person nor should you keep a written or electronic record of your password. You are wholly responsible for all activities which occur through use of your CWU Account. You must not permit your log in details to be used by or transferred to any other person. Providing your log in details to another person, will result in termination of membership.

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws be it of New Zealand, your country or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned. You agree that “Canterbury Weather Updates” have the right to remove you as a member before your membership has finished. We also may edit, move or close any topic at any time should we see fit.

Right to Use Website & Content

You may access, view and print the content on this forum & site and our forum for informational and non-commercial purposes. No part of this website & forum may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

Canterbury Weather Updates reserves the right to alter, suspend or terminate this site temporarily or permanently at any time or to deny access to this site without notice.


Canterbury Weather Updates endeavours to ensure information on this site is current and accurate, and it has been compiled in good faith. Canterbury Weather Updates will endeavour to correct any errors on this site but does not accept any liability for mistakes or out-of-date information.

‘Linking to our webpage’

You may not link your website to this site without Canterbury Weather Updates consent. If you wish to link to any part of this site please email [email protected]. Canterbury Weather Updates reserves the right to prohibit links to this site and you agree to remove or cease any link upon request from You may not frame any part of the material on this site by including advertising or other generating material.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property on this site, including (without limitation) the text, graphics, data images, logos, trademarks, trade names and copyright works is owned by Canterbury Weather Updates or used by under licence from the copyright owner.

Content and data provided on this site may not (except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use) be published, resold, reformatted, copied, reproduced, incorporated into any other work or publication in any form, transmitted or stored (including in any other website or other electronic form) without Canterbury Weather Updates prior written permission.

All photos remain copyright of the photographer and may not be copied or reproduced in any format without obtaining written permissions from the photographer.

Privacy Policy

Canterbury Weather Updates is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected according to the relevant privacy legislation. Canterbury Weather Updates may use personal information provided by visitors to this website for any of the following purposes:

Replying to your queries;

Processing your application for registration for use of Canterbury Weather Updates services or to gain access to information on this site made available only to registered users;

Providing you with information, products or services in relation to this site;

Providing you with information about Canterbury Weather Updates

Any specific purpose which Canterbury Weather Updates notifies to you at the time the personal information is collated; and/or

Complying with relevant legislation and regulations. .

Canterbury Weather Updates may disclose personal information about you (including your identity) to third parties for any of the above purposes, or if required to do so by law. Canterbury Weather Updates may also disclose your information if Canterbury Weather Updates determines that disclosure is necessary in connection with any breach of these Terms of Use. Canterbury Weather Updates will not disclose personal information to any third party for marketing purposes.

Canterbury Weather Updates may use non-personalised statistics about the use of this website to continually improve it and improve customer service. These statistics do not comprise personal information.

Where you provide personal information to obtain any service or information through this website, it is your responsibility to ensure that personal information is correct, complete and up-to-date.

Please note that this website contains links to other sites not controlled by Canterbury Weather Updates. Those sites may not follow the same privacy policy as Canterbury Weather Updates


Canterbury Weather Updates may use “cookies” to provide you with access to tailored information and services on this site, and to serve you better when you return to it. A cookie is a small data file that the site sends to your browser, which may then store it on your computer system for later retrieval by the site. Cookies track your movements through different websites; they do not record any other personal information about you. Cookies are widely used on websites to help with navigation and to personalise your experience when you visit a website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your settings to prevent cookies being stored. However, if you do this, the service Canterbury Weather Updates is able to provide to you may be inhibited.


Any communication or material transmitted to Canterbury Weather Updates or this site by electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit, including ideas, suggestions, information or other material, becomes the property of Canterbury Weather Updates and may be reproduced, published, modified, adapted and transmitted without restriction.

Additional Terms

You may need to agree to additional terms and conditions for particular services, promotions or competitions which may be made available to you from time to time through this site. Any such additional terms will be read in conjunction with these Terms of Use. In the event of any inconsistency between these terms and any additional terms and conditions, the additional terms and conditions will prevail for those particular services, promotions or competitions.


The information provided on this site is for general guidance only. Users of the information contained on this site must make their own assessment of the suitability and appropriateness of the products, services and information for their particular use.

All Liability Excluded

To the extent permitted by law:

all warranties, representations and guarantees (whether express, implied or statutory) are excluded, including without limit, suitability, fitness for purpose, accuracy or completeness of this website or the content on, or accessed through it; and

Canterbury Weather Updates will not be liable for any damage, loss or expenses, or indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind, suffered or incurred by you in connection with your access to or use of this website, or the content on, or accessed through, this website.

If the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 applies, you may have rights or remedies which are not excluded or limited by the above. If you are using this Website or its content for business purposes, the above exclusions and limits will apply and the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply.

The exclusions and limits set out in these Terms of Use will also operate for the benefit of the affiliates and related entities, partners, relevant suppliers, licensors and agents of which  uses to provide the website.


You agree to indemnify Canterbury Weather Updates , affiliates and related entities, relevant suppliers, licensors and agents of Canterbury Weather Updates in respect of any loss, damage, cost or expense (including reasonable enforcement costs, whether incurred on a solicitor and own client base or otherwise) suffered or incurred by Canterbury Weather Updates as a result of any inaccurate or incomplete information provided by you to Canterbury Weather Updates or any breach by you of any of your obligations under these Terms of Use or any other applicable terms and conditions for other services, promotions or competitions on this website (including any acts or omissions of your employer, contractors or agents).

Governing Law

This site and its Terms of Use are governed the laws of New Zealand and all matters or disputes connected with this site or the Terms of Use will be dealt with by the New Zealand courts.


Canterbury Weather Updates may amend these Terms of Use from time to time. You should periodically revisit this page to review the then current Terms of Use. By continuing to use this website after any such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended terms of use.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns in relation to this site or these Terms of Use, please contact us. Email – [email protected]

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