Terms of Use

Welcome to Koordinates - the one place for geodata.

These are the Terms of Use of the Koordinates.com site, which is owned by Koordinates Limited, also trading as Koordinates.com and "Koordinates".

Please note that data downloaded from Koordinates is covered by separate copyright law and license terms specified by the copyright owner. See the details of each data layer for any license conditions and restrictions which may apply.

The information on this website does not constitute legal or professional advice. We will not be liable for your reliance on any information contained in this website.

By using this site you agree to be bound by the following terms of use. If you choose not to be bound by the following terms of use, then Koordinates.com and Koordinates Limited do not grant you the right to use this site.


You acknowledge that Koordinates.com acts as a distributor of geodata for geodata suppliers.

You also acknowledge that reference in these Terms to "organisation" includes but is not limited, to sole traders, individual persons, whether acting separately, or together in all forms of organisations including partnerships, incorporated companies, limited liability companies, trusts, government organisations, non-governmental organizations, state-owned enterprises, subordinate government entities.


Koordinates Limited may vary these terms at any time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting of the amended Terms of Use on this website and by continuing to use the site after the Terms have been varied you agree to be bound by the variation.

You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest Terms of Use. These Terms of Use were last updated on that date which is shown at the end of these Terms.


Excluding geodata available via Koordinates, you may not download (other than through page caching necessary for personal use), modify, reproduce (other than syndication feeds), duplicate, license, or create works from, or offer for sale any information or map preview tiles contained on, or obtained from, the Koordinates.com website without Koordinates Limited's prior consent. Any unauthorised use of the Koordinates.com website or its contents or goods or services by Koordinates Limited will terminate any limited license granted by Koordinates Limited.

You agree that you will not hack into this site nor employ any robot, spider, or other device or process or means whatever to use this site for any unauthorised purposes. You agree not to make excessive traffic demands, deliver viruses or forward any other system which is of a destructive nature or capable of so being whether alone or in combination or otherwise engage in any other behaviour that may be reasonably expected to inhibit other users from using and enjoying the site or any other website or damage or destroy the reputation of Koordinates Limited or any other party.

You may print out or download to your personal computer information from this website.

You may make unlimited copies for you or your organisation's internal use. Any other copying or use of the information on this site is strictly prohibited unless given express authorisation from Koordinates Limited.

Koordinates Limited accepts no obligation to monitor the use of this site. However, Koordinates Limited reserves the right to disclose any information as required by law and/or to remove, refuse to post or to edit any information or materials, to block access to you, your agents, associates or your company and take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to prevent any breach of these terms and conditions or any breach or applicable law or regulation. Koordinates Limited will also in its absolute discretion fully co-operate with the relevant authorities with respect to any investigation of suspected unlawful activity or violation of the website's security.

You agree not to post content on Koordinates.com that is objectionable to any of our users or businesses ie any information which is false or misleading or sexual explicit or offensive or threatening.

You agree not to impersonate any other person, organisation in or while using the Koordinates.com website and you agree not to conduct yourself in an offensive manner while using its services or to use Koordinates.com website for any unlawful purpose.

Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights in any material (including text, photographs and other images, trademarks and logos) contained in this site is either owned by Koordinates Limited or has been licensed to Koordinates Limited by the rightful owners so that Koordinates Limited can use this material as part of its site. There are no implied licences under these terms and all rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Koordinates.com or Koordinates Limited.

The information may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered, transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written approval of Koordinates Limited.

All copyright and intellectual property rights in the text, graphics and overall design of this website are the property of Koordinates Limited unless otherwise stated.


The trademarks appearing on the mastheads of this site are primarily trademarks of Koordinates Limited. Nothing contained on this site should be construed as to the granting of any license or right of use or any trademark displayed on this site without the express written permission of Koordinates Limited.

Representations and Warranties

Geodata displayed, provided or sold through Koordinates.com may include technical inaccuracies. Whilst Koordinates Limited endeavours to ensure that any information contained on this site is correct, it does not accept any liability for any error or omission.

The geodata information provided on this site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No advice or information given by Koordinates Limited, or its agents, staff or associates shall create any warranty.

Neither Koordinates Limited nor its agents or staff or associates warrant that the geodata information on this site or on the internet generally will be uninterruptible or error free or that any information, software or other material accessible from this site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Koordinates Limited accepts no liability for any quality problems with geodata available at Koordinates.com nor liability for defective map projections.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Koordinates Limited accepts no liability for incorrect, misleading or untruthful descriptions of geodata displayed on Koordinates.com.

Koordinates Limited is not liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on any information provided on the Koordinates.com website.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, all warranties (express or implied) are excluded in relation to the information contained on this website provided that there is no intention to contract out of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (or any amendment or succession) unless you are using this site for the purpose of a business, in which case you agree that the Act will not apply (or any amendment or succession).

Koordinates Limited is not responsible for any information contained on sites which this website provides links to, nor any third party content which can be accessed through this website. The inclusion of any link to this website is not an endorsement of the linked site.

You agree that obtaining of any material through the use of Koordinates.com website is at your own risk and that Koordinates has no liability to you in respect of such material or the effects of such material.

To the extent permitted by law Koordinates Limited shall not be liable (whether for breach of contract, of these terms, or negligence or in any other tort or for any other common law or statutory cause of action arising in relation to these terms) for any loss of profits, exemplary or special damages, loss of sales, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, bargain or opportunity or loss of anticipated savings resulting from you access to, or use of, or inability to use this site and it content, loss of any software or data, loss of use of computer equipment, software or data, loss of or waste of management or other staff time or for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect or special loss, however arising.

If the jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability in accordance with the foregoing but allows a limitation or a certain maximum extent then the liability of Koordinates Limited is limited to that extent.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use supersede all previous conditions, understandings, commitments, agreements and representations whatsoever whether oral, written, and constitute the entire agreement, between the parties, relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use.

No Waiver

Non-exercise or enforcement of any right available to Koordinates Limited under these Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of New Zealand. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.


If any provision of these Terms of Use becomes or is held to be invalid, enforceable or illegal for any reason, in any respect, that provision should be severed from the remaining Terms of Use which should continue in full force and effect.


We will send you relevant invoices, any correspondence and notice, if and as required under these terms, to the email or postal address nominated by you. You agree to keep the information about your contact details up to date on Koordinates.com.

Suspension and/or Termination of access to the Koordinates.com Website

We acknowledge that Koordinates Limited may terminate, suspend or restrict your access to Koordinates.com at any time at its absolute discretion.

You also acknowledge that Koordinates Limited may suspend the operation of Koordinates.com for repair or maintenance work or in order to update or agree that the contents or functionality of the Koordinates.com website.

You accept that access to or use of the Koordinates.com website or services or pages linked to it will not necessarily be uninterrupted or error free.

Koordinates Limited reserves the right to modify or terminate Koordinates.com for any reason without notice at any time.

Enquiries or Complaints

If you have any enquiries or complaints about the information or services provided by Koordinates.com then please address them to:

Date of Last Update

These Terms were last updated on 18 February 2011.