Terms and conditions of use

Terms and Conditions – using our website

The Dental Council website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these terms and conditions that take effect from the date of first use.

Intellectual property 

The names, images and logos identifying the Dental Council, are proprietary marks of the Dental Council. Copying our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.


Linking to us at dcnz.org.nz

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to information on our site. However we would prefer if you would contact us for our agreement so that we can check any accompanying text around the link. 

Links from our site

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of linked to websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Link exchange

We link to sites that provide information for dental patients on making informed choices about their dental care, and also to sites that provide information for dental professionals on matters that affect their registration with us. We do not link to sites providing commercial services or products. We will not respond to emails from commercial websites requesting a link exchange.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website. 


Every effort has been made to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information available on this website.

The Dental Council:

  • will not accept any responsibility for information which is inadvertently incorrect and where action has been taken as a result of the information on this site
  • may change, delete, add to, or otherwise amend information contained on this website without notice
  • we are not responsible for the content of other websites linked to or referenced from this website, nor do we endorse this content and these sites
  • may revise these Terms and conditions at any time.

The contents of this website should not be interpreted as legal advice.