Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy

Yahoo New Zealand respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Yahoo New Zealand has no responsibility for content on other web sites that you may find or access when using Yahoo New Zealand’s products or services. Material available on or through other web sites may be protected by copyright and the intellectual property laws of New Zealand and/or other countries. The terms of use of those web sites, and not the Yahoo New Zealand Terms of Service, govern your use of that material.

It is Yahoo New Zealand’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Yahoo New Zealand and/or others.

Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Infringements and Agent for Notice

Yahoo New Zealand respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise infringed, please provide Yahoo! New Zealand's Copyright Agent the following information:

  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  2. a description of the copyright work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  4. your address, telephone number and email address
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. a statement by you that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

You may also submit a notice via our online form:


If you are asserting infringement of a trade mark please follow the same procedure above for a Notice, and, if applicable, include your registration and/or application number(s) pertaining to your trade mark.

Yahoo New Zealand's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent
Yahoo! New Zealand
P.O. Box 37381
Auckland 1151
New Zealand

When using the Service you may provide us with information about yourself or other matters. You grant Yahoo New Zealand exclusive rights in all of this information, and all information derived or generated from it, in all existing or future media. These rights include but are not limited to the right to display your information anywhere on Yahoo New Zealand's services and media properties, to search the information, and, consistent with our privacy policy, to repackage and resell it to anyone for any reason. As used in this paragraph, information includes but is not limited to data, text, photographs, drawings, sound recordings, feedback, and any other information or data displayed or presented by you on the Service.