Terms and Conditions

These are the terms of services for use of The Arcanum website and services. Please read these terms carefully. By accessing this site or using any of the services, you agree to be bound by these conditions.


Current services are listed on the Services page. We are constantly changing and improving our services. The Arcanum may add or remove functionalities or features. We may also stop providing services, or add or create new limits to our services at any time.

Services are available only to individuals who are either (i) at least 18 years old, or (ii) at least 14 years old, and who are authorized to access the Site by a parent or legal guardian. If you have authorized a minor to use the site, you are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the site by the minor. Parents and legal guardians are warned that the site does display photographs and images containing nudity and violence that may be offensive to some.


Some of our services require that you create an account and select a password and username, and provide Profile information. The Profile information you provide must be accurate. You may not use as a username the name of another person or that is not lawfully available for your use. We may also change your username if we find it vulgar or obscene, or otherwise offensive.

We may display your Profile name, Profile photo, and actions you take on The Arcanum. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password. The Arcanum reserves the right to refuse service or terminate accounts at our sole discretion, without any liability.

If you have a paid account, you agree that we may include your name and photo in a list of The Arcanum customers. Within thirty (30) days of receiving your written request, we will remove such information from the site and make no further reference to you as our customer.


Some of our Services allow you to submit content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.

When you upload or otherwise submit content to this site, you give The Arcanum (and those we work with) a non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license to use, modify or distribute the content in any way we choose for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving our Services, and to develop new ones. This license continues even if you stop using our Services.

The Arcanum does not permit infringement of intellectual property rights. Pornographic, obscene, or defamatory material is also not permitted and we may remove content without prior notice and at any time at our sole discretion.


Don’t misuse our Services. For example, don’t interfere with our Services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide.

Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access. You may not use content from our site unless you obtain permission from its’ owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Services. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Services.

The Arcanum reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen content from users, but understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk.

Your access to and use of the site may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the site or any other reason within or outside the control of The Arcanum. The site should not be relied upon for storage of your content and you are should retain your own copies of all content posted on the Site.


If you select a paid Services level, you are choosing to subscribe and pay for the Services on a monthly basis and we will bill in advance for use of the Services. Fees are charged in U.S. dollars at the beginning of the month for which Services will be provided to you. Current pricing is set forth on the The Arcanum site, and we reserve the right to modify pricing at any time, provided however that we will notify you by email prior to any price increase affecting your account. You may choose to discontinue your paid level account at any time. The Arcanum does not issue refunds for unused subscription periods.

For paid accounts, at the end of each subscription period, the Services will automatically renew for an additional period. If you wish to change your subscription level you must change the settings in the account administration console provided as part of the Services.

You agree to maintain valid and up-to-date billing information on file with The Arcanum. You may update this billing information at any time in your Account settings.

The Arcanum will endeavor to notify you if your paid account has delinquent fees. If delinquent fees are not paid, we will automatically downgrade your account to a free account and/or suspend your use of the Services.

You are responsible for any taxes, duties, and customs fees associated with the sale of the Services (collectively “Taxes”). If The Arcanum is obligated to collect or pay Taxes, the Taxes will be included in the subscription fees or product invoice, unless you provide us with a valid tax exemption certificate authorized by the appropriate taxing authority.

Some of the Services may be supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by The Arcanum on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you.


When you provide us with personal information, we are obliged to comply with the provisions of the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993. We will collect and use information in accordance with the principles set out in the Act. If you would like to find out more about our obligations, information is available at www.privacy.org.nz. If you wish to unsubscribe from our marketing communications you can do so on our website.

Our Website relies on the use of cookies. Not all features of our site may be available if you do not enable cookies.

When you visit The Arcanum, we may collect non-personal information, such as the IP address, the date and time you visited, the pages you accessed, etc.

In connection with your use of the Services, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information.


The Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. The Arcanum may have no control over any web sites or resources that are provided by companies or persons other than The Arcanum. We are not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and do not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Arcanum and related parties against all costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of a breach of these Terms, content posted on the Site, or the use of the Services, by you or any person using your account Username and password.

All content posted on this site by The Arcanum is provided “as-is” without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, and we make no representation regarding fitness of the service for any purpose and you hereby expressly and irrevocably release The Arcanum and related parties from any kind of claim or liability arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the site or the Services, to the extent permitted by law.

Liability of The Arcanum implied by law that may be excluded is excluded. In no event shall The Arcanum be liable under any legal theory with respect to the site, the service or any content provided to you or anyone else, to the extent allowed by law, for any lost profits or Special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages or loss of any kind whatsoever. If liability is implied by law and may not be excluded, if allowed by law, The Arcanum’s liability is limited to the replacement of, or reimbursement of the amount paid for, Services supplied by The Arcanum

The Arcanum will be excused for any non-performance during any event beyond its control.

The laws of New Zealand will govern all disputes. Compliance with laws in other jurisdictions is not assured, and your use of this website is at your every risk and cost. You may take legal action against The Arcanum only in a New Zealand court.

The Arcanum may change any of these conditions or include further conditions at any time.

All intellectual property (including content, software, images, designs and trademarks) used in the creation of this website are the property of The Arcanum and protected by international laws. No part of this website may be used for any commercial purpose without written consent of The Arcanum.


The Arcanum
59 Mountain View Rd
Queenstown, 9348
New Zealand