Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions of use apply to all users of the Ecobob/Builder-talk website, (https://builder-talk.com/). By viewing and using Ecobob you confirm that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions, as varied from time to time by Ecobob in its sole discretion, and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions then you are not authorised to use the Ecobob website.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

Ecobob reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notifying users. We encourage you to review the Terms and Conditions regularly, so that you will be alerted to any changes.


This website may not be continuously available for reasons that may include maintenance, repair and updating.

Ecobob Forums

The forums provided via https://builder-talk.com are intended to promote positive, constructive discussion on topics of interest to the eco living community.

We encourage you to respect your community and others participating in these discussions. Please follow common sense and the simple rules set out below, known as the ‘Forum Rules’: Stay on the topic. No explicit, vulgar or offensive language or references. Do not embarrass, intimidate or belittle other forum participants. Do not discuss or incite illegal activity or infringe legal rights relating to any person’s intellectual property (e.g. copyright). Do not defame anyone. Do not knowingly mislead or misinform.

By entering the forums you acknowledge that you will abide by the Forum Rules.

Opinions expressed in the Ecobob Forums do not necessarily represent the views of Ecobob or any party associated with Ecobob.

If you become aware of any violation of the Forum Rules by any person, including third parties that have accessed the site through your account, please notify us immediately at info@ecobob.co.nz

Use of the Ecobob website

Ecobob reserves the right to exclude any individual from participation in its forums and/or use of http://www.ecobob.co.nz at its sole discretion, without notice. Exclusion may be as a result of repeated or serious infringements of these Terms and Conditions or for any other reason.

Permission is granted to electronically copy and to print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of recording your relationship with Ecobob and holding a hard copy of information on this website for your personal use. Material copied from or derived from information on this website may not be sold under any circumstance. Any other use of materials on this website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above without our prior written permission is strictly prohibited and directly violates Ecobob’s intellectual property rights.

For informational purposes, this website links to other websites. Those websites may contain material that is owned by third parties. Ecobob does not grant permission to use any copyright information located on those other websites. Permission must be sought from the copyright owner.

Responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password is yours alone. Accordingly, you will be responsible for any and all activity that occurs under your account.

Your IP address will be stored in our database against forum posts as a means of identifying any users involved in defamatory remarks or spam.

Business Listings

Ecobob reserves the right to change or refuse to post any business listing if, in Ecobob’s sole opinion, it is undesirable to post that listing on the website.


Ecobob makes information and material available to you as a service. The information available on this website is intended to provide general information to users. Ecobob has taken all practical steps to ensure the accuracy and quality of the said information. However, the information is supplied upon the condition that you will make your own determination as to its suitability for your purposes prior to use. The information on this website is not intended to be a substitute for use of your own judgement. Ecobob accepts no responsibility for:

(a) any information on this website or any website linked to this website and in particular any error or omission or inaccuracy in such information; (b) any delays arising from the unavailability of this website for any reason; (c) any loss that may be suffered as a result of this website being insecure.


You agree to indemnify and hold Ecobob, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees harmless from any claim, demand, liability or damage (including reasonable legal fees) asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use or conduct of this website.


These terms and conditions are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.

Privacy Statement

Personal information may be collected from you in the course of your use of this website. This information is collected to enable us to provide the services requested by you, to manage your account with us and for statistical purposes to determine the usefulness of this website.

You are not obliged to provide us with any information, although failure to do so may result in Ecobob being unable to process your registration or provide you with information via this website.

Information collected about you will not be disclosed to any other party unless:

(a) the disclosure is authorised by you; (b) the disclosure of the information is one of the purposes in connection with which the information was obtained from you; (c) it is in a form that will not identify you; or (d) the disclosure is required by law; and (e) that it may be used by Ecobob in connection with your use of any of its other websites.

You can ask to see any information held by us about you and request that that information, if it contains errors, be amended at any time.

If you have any questions or concerns in relation to Ecobob or these terms and conditions please contact us by email at info@ecobob.co.nz