2. Age Restrictions
2.2. If you are less than 18 years of age, you must obtain your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to use this website and/or the Content.
3. Ownership of Website
3.1. This website is owned and operated by NPE. All content displayed or made available on this website, including, without limitation, all text, data, graphics, images, illustrations, sounds, multimedia works, photographs and videos (the “Content”), is owned by, licensed to or controlled by NPE and is protected by copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws and/or international treaties for the protection of intellectual property.
3.3. All software, including, without limitation, widgets, plug-ins and tools, and accompanying documentation made available on or from this website (collectively the “Software Tools”) and the source and object codes, format, directories, queries, algorithms, structure and organisation of such Software Tools are proprietary to NPE and/or its suppliers. Ownership of intellectual property rights in and to the Software Tools is retained by NPE and its suppliers and you only have a non-exclusive licence to use the same. The use of any such Software Tools may be subject to a licence granted by NPE or the relevant copyright owner(s) which you are required to read and comply with.
3.4. The design and layout of this website are protected by intellectual property and other laws and shall not be copied, imitated or used in whole or in part without the prior written permission of NPE or the respective rights owners.
4. Symbols and Marks
4.1. A depiction of NPE’s corporate logo (the “Symbols”), are protected by the Copyright Act (Cap 63, 2006 Rev Ed) (the “CA”), and any unauthorised use of the Symbols or representations closely resembling them are offences which may be punishable under the law.
4.2. Other marks, logos or branding of NPE used on this website (the “Marks”) may be registered trademarks of NPE. Other product and company names mentioned herein may also be the registered trademarks of their respective owners.
4.3. NPE’s name, the Symbols, Marks and other marks and names displayed or used on this website may not be copied, imitated or used in whole or in part without the prior written permission of NPE or the respective rights owners. NPE and/or the relevant proprietors will not hesitate to take action against any unauthorised usage of NPE’s name, the Symbols, Marks and other marks and names referred to herein.
5. Use of the Website
5.1 You shall not do or permit any other party to do any of the following in respect of this website:
(b) Use any data mining, robots or data gathering, data monitoring or data extraction methods or otherwise take any action that imposes a disproportionately large or unreasonable load on NPE’s servers.
(c) Reverse engineer any part of this website or Content.
(d) Manipulate or otherwise display this website or any Content by using framing or similar navigational technology.
(e) Attempt to disable, impair, or destroy this website or Content or submit, upload or transmit any content which contains any virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro.
(f) Register, subscribe, unsubscribe, or attempt to register, subscribe, or unsubscribe yourself or any party for any Content or other product or service offered on this website if you are not expressly eligible or authorized by such party to do so.
(g) Circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any access or use restrictions or security features of this website or any resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this website.
(h) Enable or allow others to use your User Account or Registration Data (defined in Clause 6.
(i) Impersonate any party or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with or authorisation by any party.
(j) Access or attempt to access this website or Content by any means other than the interfaces or Software Tools provided or authorized by NPE.
(k) Violate or attempt to violate any applicable law, third party rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, moral rights and right to privacy) or industry codes.
6. User Account
6.1. Certain Content and Software Tools are only accessible with a user account (the “User Account”). If you apply for a User Account, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be required by NPE (the "Registration Data"); (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it accurate, current and complete; (c) be solely responsible for maintaining the security of your account information; and (d) accept responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your User Account. NPE is entitled to treat all activities that occur under your User Account as having been conducted with your knowledge and authority.
7. Use of Content
7.2. In relation to the Content, the term “use” means the reproduction, modification, editing, performance, display, broadcast, publication and distribution.
7.4. The Content which is available to you for access and use depends on the category of User Account you have signed up for. You will not have the right to access or use Content that is not available to your User Account category.
7.6. NPE reserves the right to revoke or discontinue the licensing of any Content at any time at its sole and absolute discretion without prior notice and without liability to any party and without assigning any reason. In the event of the revocation or discontinuation of the licensing of any item of Content, you shall immediately at your own cost and expense: (a) cease using the relevant item of Content, (b) delete or destroy any copies of the relevant item of Content in your possession or under your control, and (c) if required by NPE, confirm in writing that you have complied with these requirements. Failure to comply with such obligation may result in severe civil or criminal penalties.
8. Restrictions on Use of Content
8.1. You shall not do or permit any other party to do any of the following in respect of any Content:
(a) Use the Content in any manner which (1) is defamatory, libelous or slanderous, inflammatory or threatening, obscene, indecent, pornographic or profane, fraudulent, intentionally misleading or intentionally erroneous, or (2) is in violation of any applicable law, third party rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, moral rights and right to privacy) or industry codes or (3) will subject or be likely to subject NPE to any form of liability.
(b) Use the Content in or on any website, online platform, publication or object of any kind (including, without limitation, any book, magazine or periodical, any sound recording or film, any picture, drawing or photograph and any merchandise) which embodies in whole or in part matter which is defamatory, libelous or slanderous, inflammatory or threatening, obscene, indecent, pornographic or profane, fraudulent, intentionally misleading or intentionally erroneous.
(c) Use the Content in any manner prejudicial to the interests of NPE or its suppliers or the interests of Singapore.
(d) Manipulate, modify, process or otherwise use the Content in any manner that may distort the contextual integrity of the Content.
(e) Sell, licence, share, distribute or deal with, whether commercially or otherwise, the Content as a standalone file or as part of a database or other product or service which invites others to download, extract, or redistribute content as a standalone file or an electronic template.
(f) Falsely attribute the authorship of the Content.
(g) Use the Content as part of a trademark, design mark, tradename, business name, service mark, or logo.
8.2. Any doubt or disagreement as to whether any provision of Clause 8.1 has been violated shall be resolved by NPE whose decision shall be final.
9. Submission of Content
9.1. Your User Account may allow you to submit Content to this website for access and use by others.
9.2. If you submit any Content to this website, you irrevocably and unconditionally grant to NPE, its successors-in-title and assigns, a non-exclusive, non-terminable, fully sub-licensable, fully transferable, royalty-free licence to use the Content without geographical restriction or expiry date in any and all media now in existence or which may be developed in the future for an unlimited number of times and without any expiration or end date for the following purposes:
(b) To market and promote the Content to third parties.
9.3. The term “use” in Clause 9.2 means all manner of use of the Content, including, without limitation, the reproduction, performance, display, broadcast, publication, distribution, synchronisation, modification, adaptation, editing, translation, creation of derivative works and incorporation in or with any other works.
9.4. If you submit any Content to this website, you irrevocably and unconditionally grant to NPE, its successors-in-title and assigns and all its and their sub-licensees the right to use the name(s), likeness, image(s), characterisation and biographical content provided by you, and your registered and unregistered trademarks, to identify you and allow third parties to identify you as the source of such Content or for any other purposes which NPE may deem fit from time to time. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, NPE may use such name(s), likeness, image(s), characterisation and biographical content and trademarks, in print and for and on any page on websites owned or controlled by NPE, including, without limitation, NPE’s social media platforms, including, without limitation, Facebook and Instagram, software applications made available by NPE, and third party websites and third party applications, whether as individual or collective works or in combination with other works of NPE or third parties. However, you acknowledge and accept that neither NPE nor any other party shall be obliged to credit you when using such name(s), likeness, image(s), characterisation and biographical content or trademarks or credit you as the source of any Content and shall have no liability for any failure to give such credit.
9.5. NPE reserves the right without prior notice or liability to remove any Content you have submitted in whole or in part, to restrict the access of other users of this website to such Content, or to require you to make changes to such Content in NPE’s sole and absolute discretion at any time and without assigning any reason.
9.7. You hereby waive, and confirm that all relevant authors have waived, all moral rights which subsist in respect of the Content you have submitted and, so far as is legally possible, any broadly equivalent rights as may exist in any territory of the world. If no such waiver is permitted under any applicable law, you agree that you shall not enforce, and will procure that all relevant authors do not enforce, such rights against NPE or its licensees of the Content.
9.10. All intellectual property rights in the Content supplied by you shall be retained by you and no intellectual property rights in the Content supplied by you shall be transferred or granted in any way to NPE or any third party except as provided in this Clause 9.
9.11. By submitting any Content to this website, you represent and warrant that:
(a) All of the Content are original works and have not been copied wholly or substantially from any other source.
(b) You are the sole legal and beneficial owner of all right, title and interest in and to the Content and/or have all the right, power and authority and all the necessary consents, waivers and releases to grant the licences set forth in this Clause 9.
(c) To the best of your knowledge and belief, the Content is not defamatory, libelous or slanderous, inflammatory or threatening, obscene, indecent, pornographic or profane, fraudulent, misleading or intentionally erroneous, or in violation of any applicable law, third party rights or industry codes.
(f) The Content is not subject to any obligation of confidence and NPE may freely disclose such Content to third parties.
(h) The Content shall be free of any virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro that may be used to disable, impair, or destroy this website or Content.
(i) The Content has not been obtained in any unlawful manner, whether civil or criminal.
9.12. By submitting any Content to NPE’s website, you agree to maintain and promptly update such Content to keep such Content accurate, current and complete.
10.1 NPE provides this website, the Content and the Software Tools on an “as is, where is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind whatsoever. To the fullest extent permitted by law, NPE hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties of accuracy, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability, quality, and fitness for any particular purpose of the Content or Software Tools and any warranties that this website or the Content or Software Tools will be constantly available, uninterrupted, secure, free of viruses, worms, defects, trojan horses, malware and other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro, free or errors or defects or that any errors or defects will be corrected. NPE shall not be responsible or liable for any error, delay, or interruption in the operation or performance of this website or any Software Tools. NPE does not guarantee that this website or any Content or Software Tools will operate or function on or with any electronic device(s) or operating system. Your use of this website, the Content and the Software Tools is voluntary and is wholly at your own risk.
10.2. Any reference made in this website (including by way of hyperlinking) to any entities or individuals, or to their services or products, is not an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof nor should it be construed as such. It is recommended that you verify any information in the Content with the relevant supplier before you rely on such information.
10.4. You acknowledge and agree that the Content may be submitted by other users of this website, which may be subject to change or removal by such users from time to time without prior notice to you. Further, NPE reserves the right to remove, screen or edit Content at any time at its sole and absolute discretion without prior notice and without liability to any party and without assigning any reason. However, NPE has no obligation to do so and all screening of Content by NPE is done only as a courtesy to users.
10.5. NPE shall have no liability or responsibility to review or monitor the Content submitted to this website. However, NPE reserves the right to monitor the activity under User Accounts and the access, download and use of Content submitted under User Accounts.
10.6. NPE takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any consequences of your use or submission of Content, including, without limitation, any distress caused to you or others by the Content, any third-party claims arising from your use or submission of Content or any loss of Content removed by NPE from this website. You are advised to retain your own copies of all Content you submit to this website.
11. Third-Party Sites and Web Feeds
11.1. The links in this website may allow you to leave this website to third-party sites. This website may also feature web feeds with Content from third-party sites or make available third-party Software Tools for your access and use. Certain functionality or services available on this website may be provided by third party vendors. However, when you use this website, it may not always be readily apparent when that a particular item of Content or a particular functionality or service on this website is provided by a third party.
11.2. All third party linked sites, web feeds, Software Tools, functionality and services are not under the control of NPE. NPE is not responsible for them or for any changes or updates thereto and provides no warranty in relation to them. NPE shall not be liable for any losses, damages, costs and expenses suffered or incurred by you from the access to, use of or reliance on any third party linked sites, web feeds, Software Tools, functionality or services, including, without limitation, any booking of services or products through third party websites or reliance on navigational and search functionalities provided by third party Software Tools. Use of and access to third party linked sites, web feeds, Software Tools, functionality and services are entirely at your own risk. NPE is only providing these as a matter of convenience to the users and is not to be implied as an endorsement of any third party or its products or services.
11.3. Access to and use of third party linked sites, web feeds, Software Tools, functionality and services may be subject to additional terms and conditions imposed by the respective third-party vendors and you agree to be bound by and to comply with these terms and conditions.
11.4. Similarly, third party web sites may also link to this website. Such links do not necessarily mean that NPE is associated or affiliated with or approves of the third party or its goods and services. Your reliance on any third-party statements of association or affiliation with NPE or NPE’s approval is at your own risk.
11.5. You may be asked by a third-party site to link your profile on this website to a profile on another third-party site, or to log in to another third-party site to link your profile on that third- party site to the websites. Choosing to do so is entirely at your discretion and NPE shall not be liable in any way for anything which may arise by reason or in connection with your linking of your profile.
13. NPE’s Rights
13.2. NPE reserves the right to suspend or cease operation of this website in whole or in part, to modify, withdraw or discontinue any functionality of this website or any Content or any Software Tool, to adjust the scope of Content or Software Tools available to you, and to deny or restrict or revoke access to this website or any Content or Software Tool, or any part thereof, to any particular person or persons, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this website at any time, at its sole and absolute discretion without prior notice and without liability to any party, without assigning any reason.
14. Privacy Statement
14.1. NPE’s privacy statement shall apply to all services, technology and applications available on this website. By using and accessing the services, technology and applications, you hereby agree to be bound by NPE’s privacy statement.
15. Governing Law
16. No Assignment
17. Injunctive Relief
18.5. Nothing in this agreement creates a joint venture, partnership, relationship of employment or agency between you and NPE. You do not have authority to contract on behalf of or bind NPE.
Last updated on 15 Nov 2019