Restrictions On Use Of Materials
The website, its contents and the copyright thereof are owned and operated by Stewardship Asia Centre CLG Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Stewardship Asia Centre”)
All organisation names and logos and all related products and service names, design marks and slogans, copyright, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective owners.
References to any names, marks, products or services of third parties do not necessarily constitute or imply Stewardship Asia Centre’s endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, information, product or service.
No material, graphic or image from the website may be appropriated or modified in any manner, or reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used to create derivative works in any way, without the prior written permission of Stewardship Asia Centre.
No party is permitted to establish links or make any form of representation as to association or affiliation to the website without prior written permission from Stewardship Asia Centre. Stewardship Asia Centre reserves all right to deny permission for any such links. Such links must not be established in a manner to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement by Stewardship Asia Centre where none exists. Stewardship Asia Centre is not under any obligation to establish reciprocal links with any third party. Nothing contained herein confers any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights of Stewardship Asia Centre or any third party.
Neither Stewardship Asia Centre, any of its affiliates, employees, agents, partners, principals and representatives nor any other person is, in connection with the website, engaged in rendering auditing, accounting, tax, legal, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Stewardship Asia Centre does not give any professional advice via the website and will not be responsible for any loss sustained by any user arising from his use or reliance of the contents of the website. Each user agrees not to use the content of the website as a substitute for independent investigations and judgment of the user of the website and such user shall obtain such advice tailored to his factual situation. Each user is responsible for all matters arising from or in connection with his use of the website.
Each user may save a local copy or print a copy of the material at the website for his own personal non-commercial use, provided the copyright notice on the material is not removed. However, such use must not be charged for and any commercial use is expressly prohibited. This means, for example, that material from the website must not be posted to a local intranet site or distributed for commercial purposes without the permission of Stewardship Asia Centre.
Each user agrees to use the website in accordance with these Terms and for lawful and proper purposes and shall not:
- Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, deceiving or misleading, defamatory or otherwise false statements of fact in any particular, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, racially, religiously, ethnically, politically, or otherwise objectionable on the grounds of public interest, public morality, public order, public security or national harmony, offends against good taste and decency, is otherwise prohibited by applicable laws, or which creates liability on Stewardship Asia Centre’s part;
- Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
- Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- Interfere or attempt to interfere with the operation or functionality of the website;
- Obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access, via whatever means, to any of Stewardship Asia Centre’s systems.
Stewardship Asia Centre reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to refuse any user or potential user access to the website and/or any of the services available on the website.
Stewardship Asia Centre may, in its sole and absolute discretion, determine whether there has been a breach of these Terms and, in the event of such breach, may take actions, including but not limited to the following, against the user, which are in addition to and without prejudice to Stewardship Asia Centre’s rights and remedies under law:
- Immediate, temporary, or permanent withdrawal of the user’s right to use Stewardship Asia Centre’s services;
- Immediate, temporary, or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by the user;
- The issuance of a warning to the user;
- Legal action against the user;
- Denial of access to any contributions that do not comply with Stewardship Asia Centre’s content standards;
- Reporting and disclosure of information to law enforcement authorities.
Third-party Postings And Hyperlinks To Third-party Websites
The website may contain hyperlinks to other websites (“External Site” or “External Sites”) which are neither maintained nor controlled by Stewardship Asia Centre, or may contain content posted on or via the website by third parties.
The user agrees and acknowledges that, to the maximum extent permissible under law, Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in any content in the website, or the content, products, or services of any External Sites or any hyperlink contained in an External Site, nor for the privacy and security practices employed by these External Sites.
Under no circumstances shall Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof be liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or contained in e-mails or otherwise transmitted or displayed via the website, or arising from access to External Sites. The user agrees that the use of the website and any hyperlinks and access to External Sites are entirely at his own risk.
The user acknowledges that Stewardship Asia Centre has no control over, and excludes all liability for, any material on the Internet which can be accessed by using the website, and further acknowledges that Stewardship Asia Centre shall not be deemed to have endorsed any such content thereto.
Links To The Website
Stewardship Asia Centre reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of the website, or any such similar activities.
By linking to or framing the website or any of its contents, or engaging in any other similar activities, the user indicates acceptance of the Terms, including any such amendments, modifications, or supplements thereto from time to time, and also including any document which amends, modifies, or supplements the Terms. If the user does not accept the Terms, he must immediately discontinue linking to or framing of the website or any of its contents, or engaging in any such similar activities.
Stewardship Asia Centre takes certain industry-accepted precautions to secure the website or portions thereof. However, the user understands and agrees that such precautions cannot guarantee that the use of the website is invulnerable to security breaches. Nor does Stewardship Asia Centre, its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof make any warranty, guarantee, or representation that the use of the website is protected from all viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other vulnerabilities.
In using the website, Stewardship Asia Centre may issue to and request from the user’s computer or other electronic devices “cookies” to enable more convenient browsing when the user revisits the website. The user must not alter any cookies sent to his computer or other electronic devices from the website, and must ensure that the user’s computer or other electronic devices sends correct and accurate cookies in response to any relevant request from the website.
No Representation Or Warranties
Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof make no representation or warranty of any kind, either express or implied, as to the completeness, correctness, accuracy, suitability, reliability or otherwise of the website or its content or the results of its use for any purpose, all of which is provided “as is” and “as available”.
Stewardship Asia Centre does not warrant that the use of the website, or the server that makes it available, will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free from loss, corruption, attack, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, other software vulnerabilities, interference, hacking, or other security intrusions. Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof disclaim all warranties and obligations relating to the website, including but not limited to all implied warranties and obligations of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
Limitation Of Liability
The information contained herein in the website shall be accessed and used at the user’s own risk and to the fullest extent permissible and subject to and pursuant to all applicable laws and regulations. Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential or other damages whatsoever (including but not limited to liability for loss of use, data or profits), including but not limited to contract, negligence or other tortious actions, arising out of or in connection with the website, even if Stewardship Asia Centre and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives and other connected persons thereof have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses that were, are being or will be incurred.
Stewardship Asia Centre reserves all rights to make any and all changes in the website at its sole discretion without prior notice to the user. Stewardship Asia Centre reserves the right to deny access to the website to anyone at any time without prior notice. Material on our websites may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be periodically incorporated into this material. We may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services and/or programmes described in these materials at any time without notice.
If the user has any suggestions, comments, or feedback, or wishes to report any abuses, inappropriate online conduct, or a violation of these Terms, please contact us.
Should the user respond to any part of the materials contained herein in the website with any communications including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Stewardship Asia Centre and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, principals, representatives, and other connected persons thereof shall have no obligation whatsoever with respect to such communications and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation, and shall be free to use in any way for any purpose whatsoever the content of such communications including any ideas, know-how, techniques or concepts disclosed therein.
No failure or delay by Stewardship Asia Centre in exercising any right or remedy provided by law or pursuant to these Terms shall operate or be deemed as a waiver or variation of such right or remedy, or preclude its exercise at any subsequent time, and no single or partial exercise of any such right or remedy will preclude any other or further exercise of it or the exercise of any other right or remedy.
If any term or a part of a term of these Terms shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, that term or part thereof shall to that extent be deemed not to form part of these Terms and shall be severable from these Terms without impairing or affecting the legality, validity, or enforceability of the remaining parts of the term, or any of the remaining terms of these Terms.
Applicable Law And Jurisdiction
The law applicable to the Terms of the website is the law of the Republic of Singapore and the courts of the Republic of Singapore will have exclusive jurisdiction in case of any dispute.