These Terms of Use apply to the use of this web site. By using this web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must refrain from using the web site.


In these Terms of Use, "we", "us" and "our" means Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited and its related companies and subsidiaries in New Zealand, who own and operate this website.

Amendments to the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting to this web site. Your subsequent use of the web site will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the updated Terms of Use.

A copy of the Service Rules and any other specific terms in relation to our goods and services may be obtained by contacting Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited, Private Bag 3016 Hamilton. A copy of the Service Rules may also be accessed in the Services, Products & Solutions Catalogue on this website.

At LIC, we respect your right to share your thoughts and opinions on our page.

However, we ask you to remember that if your contributions don’t comply with Facebook’s terms or our rules, then we may remove them, and if you repeatedly fail to adhere to our rules, then we may block you for the safety and wellbeing of our community.

We moderate our social media channels with the aim of fostering a community that treats others with respect.

Content, images or links to things which could be considered obscene, offensive, defamatory, threatening, harassing, overtly sexual, misleading, harmful, discriminatory or hateful to another person or organisation - including us, our partners, our employees and other people or organisations will be removed.

No spam. Please do not post unsolicited ads or spam links to posts in the comments section. Keep it relevant to LIC and New Zealand.

Absolutely no doxxing. Please do not post any private information anywhere on LIC’s Facebook page. We have a zero-tolerance approach towards doxxing.

For eligibility in our Facebook giveaways and competitions, applicants must live in New Zealand. LIC reserves the right to draw a new applicant if the original winner is not located in New Zealand and/or does not meet criteria set out here or in the competition post.

We welcome feedback and constructive criticism and will endeavour to respond to comments when we can! We’re keen to promote lively, open discussion but reserve the right to remove comments that don’t comply with our rules or which we otherwise think are inappropriate and (if needed) block users.

This is at the sole discretion of moderators of LIC’s Facebook Page.

We derive our information from sources which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. We nevertheless reserve the right to update this information from time to time. We do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to this web site or that information will be uninterrupted, error-free, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted on this web site. You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you via this web site.

We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this website or any linked website, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this website. 

This disclaimer does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded. 

This disclaimer set out in these Terms of Use does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.

For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this web site or any linked web site. While we do our best to ensure that any information contained on this web site is accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information, nor do we undertake to keep this web site updated. We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance by you upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this web site. The placement of third party advertisements (if any) appearing on this web site (if any) on this web site does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers' products and services and the third party advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertisements and any representations made in or in connection with its advertisements. 

Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1994 and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these Terms of Use, you may not in any form or by any means: 

  • adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this web site or
  • commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this web site.

If you use any of our trade marks in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trade mark to us. You must not use any of our trade marks:

  • in or as the whole or part of your own trade marks
  • in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours
  • in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive
  • in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this web site).

Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (LIC) is the owner of all Intellectual Property Rights connected with the brand names:

  • LIC®
  • Premier Sires®
  • Alpha®
  • SGL Dairy®
  • KiwiCross®
  • MINDA®
  • MINDA Pro™
  • MINDA Land & Feed®
  • GeneMark®
  • Farmwise®
  • DataMate®
  • Customate®
  • Ez Link®
  • Ez Link EID®
  • Long Last®
  • gBW®
  • Bulls-i®
  • SPACE™
  • Hoofprint®
  • BSI®
  • Beefprint™
  • AgCelerator™


  • SGL
  • Forward Pack
  • AB Technician
  • Sire Proving Scheme
  • Herd Testing
  • LIC Heat Patch
  • Heat Patch Plus
  • 6 Week Challenge.

and the associated visual identity and trade dress.

Intellectual property in the brand names:

  • Protrack®.

and the associated visual identity and trade dress are owned by LIC Automation Limited.

You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on this web site for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on-sell information obtained from this web site..

Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked web sites.

Our links with linked web sites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked web sites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked web sites.

Our Privacy Policy forms part of these Terms of Use.

While we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take steps to protect your personal information as set out in our privacy policy. You should never share your secure information and/or any password and identifier with any other person.

Our disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New Zealand.