Copyright and disclaimer


The Victim Support website is owned and run by the New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups Inc., a registered charity working to support victims of crime, trauma, and suicide.


This notice sets out the terms and conditions which apply to use of the Victim Support website.

Victim Support has the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Victim Support website.

Any information provided on this website is to be used for informational/educational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional care.

While every care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this website, Victim Support cannot accept any legal liability for any errors or omissions or damages resulting from reliance on the information contained in this website.


Copyright © 2020 Victim Support. Permission is granted for the information contained in the Victim Support website to be copied, used and/or distributed under the following conditions only:

  • the source is acknowledged
  • no fee is charged
  • it is used for educational purposes
  • no alterations are made to the selected material
  • internet sites link to the Victim Support website rather than copying files.

Victim Support cannot be held liable, or legally accountable, for any picture, image or information posted by you that is found to be in breach of the Privacy Act or Copyright law. 

You must have copyright and or permission to use any picture or image or information you post from the Victim Support website. Victim Support will immediately remove any such item if challenged by a third party.

You must inform Victim Support as soon as possible if you are issued with such a challenge – contact us here.