This page contains information on copyright and privacy relating to the NZCER Marking website www.nzcermarking.org.nz.
The website and its contents including pages, documents, on-line graphics, audio and video are subject to the copyright laws of New Zealand, and through international treaties, other countries. The copyright is owned by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), unless indicated in the body of the document.
If a school has given you access rights to enter NZCER Marking you may view this website and its content and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy of parts of this website for your own information, but only if you:
(a) do not modify the copy; and
(b) include the copyright notice "© NZCER, Wellington, New Zealand" on the copy.
You must not reproduce, transmit, adapt, re-distribute or otherwise exercise the copyright in the whole or any part of this website for any other purpose except with the prior written consent of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research has used its best endeavours to ensure that the information and reporting on this website is correct and current, but takes no responsibility for any error, omission or defect therein.
Notwithstanding any rule of law or equity to the contrary, neither the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, and its employees, agents or consultants shall in any circumstances whatsoever take responsibility for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on the information whether or not caused by and negligent act or omission.
Access to data and reporting contained on the NZCER Marking website is password controlled. Users must have an account associated with a particular school in order to access the data and reporting associated with the school. A school website administrator controls who has access to the school\'s data and what portion of this data they can access. School\'s must have an up-to-date subscription to the NZCER Marking site in order to make use of the site in the current year.
NZCER retains the right to block users who use the site inappropriately.
Unless directed otherwise by individual schools, NZCER reserves the right to use data entered on the website for test development purposes. Test development encompasses activities such as checking achievement norms and item calibrations, and comparing achievement across population subgroups. All features that could be used to identify a school, class or individual student are removed before data is used in this manner.
NZCER will only use user information to communicate with users. All personal information, including email addresses are kept securely and will not be shared with a third party.
The assessment data belongs to the individual schools and remains under the ownership of each school whilst hosted on the NZCER Marking website. Should NZCER be approached for access to any assessment data, the requester would be referred directly back to the owner of the data at the relevant school.
NZCER Marking reviews all links to external websites. However, the web changes on a daily basis. We do welcome your feedback on any material you find which is inappropriate.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any reports about unsuitable material you have found on a website linked from NZCER Marking. Please include the website address and any relevant details.