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TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE OF BIZFILE (PART 1)


Thank you for using the Bizfile web site ("this Web Site").

By accessing and using any part of this Web Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms & Conditions of Use and the Privacy Statement. If you perform a transaction through this Web Site, the "ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PERFORMING A TRANSACTION THROUGH BIZFILE (PART 2)" below will also apply to you in relation to your transaction.

If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions of Use, please do not use this Web Site.

General


These Terms & Conditions of Use may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this Web Site after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms & Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this Web Site.

Proprietary Rights


This Web Site is owned and operated by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (hereinafter "ACRA").

The materials located on this Web Site, including the information as well as any software programs available on or through this Web Site ("the Contents"), are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by ACRA.

Restrictions on use of Materials


Except as otherwise provided, the Contents of this Web Site shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of ACRA.

You may download one copy of any information provided in this Web Site onto a single computer for your own personal non-commercial use provided that you keep intact all accompanying copyright and other proprietary notices.

Modification of any of the Contents or use of the Contents for any other purpose will be a violation of ACRA's copyright and other intellectual property rights. Graphics and images on this Web Site are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective copyright owners.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability


The Contents of this Web Site are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ACRA does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranty:
  1. as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, completeness, currentness, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents of this Web Site;


  2. that the Contents available through this Web Site or any functions associated therewith will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site and the server is and will be free of all viruses and/or other harmful elements.
ACRA shall also not be liable for any damage or loss of any kind, howsoever caused as a result (direct or indirect) of the use of the Web Site, including but not limited to any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the Contents contained in or available from the Web Site.

The Contents on this Web Site is for general information only and may not cover all information available on a particular issue. The Contents on this Web Site do not constitute financial or other professional advice. If financial or other professional advice is required, services of a competent professional should be sought.

ACRA may modify or discontinue any information or features that form part of this Web Site at any time, with or without notice to you, and without liability on ACRA's part.

Right of Access


ACRA reserves the right to update or modify this Web Site from time to time. ACRA further reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Web Site to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

Links from this Web Site to other web sites


This Web Site contains hyper-links to web sites which are not maintained by ACRA. ACRA is not responsible for the contents of those web sites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those web sites. Use of the hyper-links and access to such linked web sites are entirely at your own risk.

All hyper-links to other web sites are provided as a convenience to you as a user of this Web Site. In no circumstances shall ACRA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on web sites to which this Web Site is linked.

ACRA reserves the right to change the URL of this Web Site.

Links to this Web Site from other web sites


Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents are prohibited.

Linking to the Home Page - You may link to the Home Page of this Web Site, upon notifying ACRA in writing.

Hyper-Linking to an internal page of this Web Site (not being the Home Page)-You must make a specific request for, and secure permission from ACRA prior to hyper-linking to, or framing, this Web Site or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities. ACRA reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyper-linking to, or framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents.

Your linking to, or your framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents constitute acceptance of these Terms & Conditions of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms & Conditions of Use. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents.

In no circumstances shall ACRA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on web sites that link to this Web Site or any of the Contents.

ACRA reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.

ACRA reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Web Site or any of the Contents.

Governing Law


These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by Singapore law.

ADDITIONAL TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR PERFORMING A TRANSACTION THROUGH BIZFILE (PART 2)


Your Obligations


You agree:
  1. to follow and accept all instructions and information in this Web Site when performing a transaction.

  2. to provide information which is true, current, complete and accurate when performing a transaction.

  3. not to perform any speculative, false or fraudulent transaction.

  4. to pay all fees (if any) in respect of your transaction.

Right of Rejection


ACRA reserves the right to cancel or reject your transaction without refund or paying any compensation to you if any transaction details or communication you have provided is not current, incomplete, inaccurate, or false.

Liability


ACRA will not be liable for any loss, injury, claims, actions, costs or other damage which you suffer arising from or incidental to your performing a transaction or communications made through this Web Site (including non-receipt by ACRA of your application, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software) unless such loss, injury, claims, actions, costs or other damage arises from ACRA's negligence or default.

Where appropriate, ACRA will use available technology to protect the security of transactions and communications made through this Web Site. However, ACRA does not accept responsibility for the authenticity or integrity of any transactions or communications made through this Web Site.

ACRA shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising from its failure or delay in performing any or all of its obligations if such failure or delay is due to circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control.

Variation


ACRA may vary these Additional Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you.

Governing Law


These Additional Terms & Conditions shall be governed by Singapore law.

 


Last updated 06 Feb 2009