Terms And Conditions
Welcome to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Register (the Register).
This site and the Register are hosted and operated by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
These terms and conditions are important. By accepting them you agree that they apply to you and that you will comply with them when using this site and the Register itself.
The design and content of the Register is protected by copyright.
The information may be reproduced for personal use without charge or further permission providing that you:
Note that this licence does not apply to any Register or the EPA trademarks, logos or web design elements (including photography and images). These must not be re-used without express permission from the EPA.
This licence does not apply to other sites the EPA provides links to. Permission to use copyright materials from other sites must be obtained from that site’s copyright owner.
The EPA does not collect information when you visit unsecured areas of this site.
The EPA’s privacy statement page explains:
The EPA is required by legislation to make certain information publicly available regarding Account Operators, Account Holders and Participants.
For users of this site who wish to open an account, or to become an Account Operator on an account or ETS Reporter, you must apply online to become a user of the Register.
The EPA makes every effort to ensure the information on this site is accurate and current. However, it may change, delete, add, or otherwise amend the information without notice.
The information provided is not in substitution of, or in any way an alteration to, the laws of New Zealand.
The EPA does not accept any responsibility or liability for any direct or indirect losses or damage of any kind arising from the use of this site or the information provided on it.
The EPA cannot guarantee that links to other sites will work all of the time, as it has no control over their availability.
If you find any information on this site that you believe may be inaccurate, or find a broken link or would like to provide feedback about this site, please email email@example.com
If you receive transaction authorisation code text messages, you must notify the EPA as soon as possible if you:
If you receive notifications and transaction authorisation codes by email, you must notify the EPA if you change your email address.
There are penalties for providing misinformation or performing fraudulent actions.
You have obligations under the Climate Change Response Act 2002.
There are consequences of breaching any of your obligations.
The EPA may assume that any request or instruction we receive from an Account Operator is authorised if it is accompanied by suitable verification. Examples of this would be:
When you apply online to become a user of the Register, you are asked to supply your mobile phone number (optional). If you do supply your mobile phone number:
The email address that you must supply when you become a user of the Register:
The emails sent out to you by the Register as a result of an action e.g. transaction approved, application received, or transaction authorisation codes will be securely stored in an administration mailbox.
Web browsers you can use with the Register are:
The EPA may refuse access to, or suspend access to, the Register without prior warning if:
The EPA may also suspend part of or the entire operation of the Register to ensure the security or integrity of the Register, or for other reasons specified in section 13 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002.
The EPA recommends that you:
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