Terms & Conditions
Behaviour on the site
We expect all that use this site to be aware of other users feelings. Please remember that as people we all have the right to be respected, and should be able to use the site without having to worry about being abused, threatened, harrassed or objectified. We expect all users to be polite, courteous and refrain from vulgar and obsene language.
We also expect our users to be truthful and not try to mislead others with false usernames or undertake any illegal activities within this site.
Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) will not collect any information about individuals, except when you give us permission to do so. Any person that makes a purchase on the site gives consent for their Address and Name to be used for mailing purposes only. Any private information used by Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) will only be used once for the transaction and then that information will not be stored on our servers or anywhere else. We use Google Analytics for site Data so no personal information is stored for the purposes of data collection for site traffic or otherwise. It is entirely your choice how much information you provide to us when becoming a contributing member of the site and we will not use the information provided for anything other than to verify your identity if you lose your member information or to check that you are complying with our Terms & Conditions.
We will endevour to only provide links to high-quality, reputable sites, but please be aware that they are not under our control. If you choose to leave La Vita Online and enter these sites you are leaving the area controlled by Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita).
All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on La Vita’s Website and Magazine belong to the Cucina Direct Ltd’s (trading as La Vita) and/or third parties (which may include you or other users.) Cucina Direct Ltd’s (trading as La Vita) reserves all of its rights in La Vita’s Website and Magazine. Nothing in the Terms grants you the right or licence to use any trade mark, design right or copyright owned or controlled by Cucina Direct Ltd’s (trading as La Vita) or any other third party except as expressly provided in the Terms.
Your user account
If you use this site, 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 or password. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
Returns and Refunds
The name that will appear on your statement will be La Vita Online
If you find your purchase has been damaged in any way during transit please contact La Vita Magazine on 0800 LA VITA or contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order. After returning your damaged Item we will replace it if this damage has happened during delivery.
In the unlikely event that we do not have your item in stock we will inform you when you can expect to recieve it or will credit you another item of the same value.
Please ensure all unwanted or damaged goods are returned to Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) in their original and unused condition, with their original packing within 7 days of receipt of delivery.
Please send all unwanted or damaged goods to:
La Vita Online
84 Te Horo Drive
After we have received and confirmed your order, your goods will be packaged carefully to mitigate any possible damage in transit. Please be aware that rural deliveries are sometimes left at your local postal depot to be picked up at your leisure.
To give you peace of mind delivery costs are included in the price stated.
Please note we only deliver within New Zealand and Australia.
Reviews, emails, postings, comments, photography and other content
Our Members may post content to the website in the form of revies and/or comments. These interactions with the website will be monitored by Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) and the Website Manager. All content posted by our members is owned by themselves and Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) will contact any member if we wish to use their content and it will be credited to the member themselves. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) also has the right to remove any content posted by any of our members if they do not meet our Terms and Conditions.
Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) does not warrant that recipe descriptions or other content of this site is always accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) reserves the right to change, delete or move any material at any time without notice. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) makes no representation or warranty express or implied as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information included on the website. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) does not accept liability for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance upon information contained within the site. Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages allegedly sustained arising out of your use of content, or access to or inability to access the site. This includes viruses alleged to have been obtained from the site, your use of or reliance on the site or any of the information or materials available on the site, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action. By having material on the site, or by linking to other sites, we do not endorse products or services or make a recommendation about them. You must rely solely on your own judgement as to the suitability of any product or service for your needs. Use of this site signifies your agreement with and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions
Any dispute relating in any way to the website or products you purchase through Cucina Direct Ltd (trading as La Vita) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law in force in New Zealand. All parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts for any proceedings in regards to the Terms & Conditions of this website.
Site policies, modification and severability
We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies and these Terms and Conditions at any time during the sites life. If any of these conditions are considered invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed sever-able but does not affect the validity of any of the remaining conditions found in the Terms and Conditions of this website.
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