Terms And Conditions


 

1. Terms of Use

2. General

3. Use of Portal

4. Proprietary Rights

5. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

6. Right of Access and Passwords

7. Links from this Portal to External Sources

8. Links to this Portal from External Sources

9. Governing Law

10. Indemnity

 

PRIVACY STATEMENT

WHAT WE COLLECT

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

USE OF COOKIES

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

RETENTION OF INFORMATION

SECURITY

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT

CONTACT US

 

1. Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the A*STAR Collaborative Commerce Marketplace ("ACCM"), located at uniform resource locator accm.a-star.edu.sg (the "Portal"). By accessing and using the Portal, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use and the privacy policy which can be accessed here. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Portal and discontinue your access immediately.

2. General

2.1

These Terms of Use may be changed from time to time by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology ("SIMTech"), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research and/or their affiliates ("A*STAR") in their sole discretion and without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on this page and upon your use of the Portal after such changes have been posted, you shall be deemed to have been aware of such changes and your use of the Portal shall constitute your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified.

2.2

Additional terms and conditions may apply for access to certain parts of the Portal. By accessing such parts of the Portal, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by such additional terms and conditions as stated in the parts of the Portal where such access is made available. Where there is any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and the additional terms and conditions, the additional terms and conditions shall, to the extent of such inconsistency, prevail.

3. Use of Portal

3.1

In your access and use of the Portal, you shall comply with all applicable local laws.

3.2

You shall not hack into, interfere with, disrupt, disable, over-burden or otherwise impair the proper working of the Portal.

3.3

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you shall not use any "deep-link", "page-scrape", "robot", "spider" or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Portal or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Portal or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Portal. SIMTech and A*STAR reserve the right to bar any such activity.

3.4

You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Portal, or any other systems or networks connected to the Portal or to any SIMTech or A*STAR server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Portal, by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.

3.5

You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Portal or any network connected to the Portal, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Portal or any network connected to the Portal. You shall not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Portal, including any account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Portal or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Portal, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Portal.

4. Proprietary Rights

4.1

The materials located in the Portal including text, images, photographs, video, audio, graphics, artworks, user interfaces, software programs and the links (the "Contents"), are protected by copyright, trade mark, and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are (i) owned by SIMTech and/or A*STAR, or (ii) owned by the respective owners of the Contents, and licensed to SIMTech and/or A*STAR.

4.2

You shall not reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, adapt, modify or otherwise display, distribute or exploit in any way, without the prior written permission of the respective Content owners the Portal or any part thereof, including the Contents or any part thereof. You may use information on the Portal (such as data sheets and similar materials) purposely made available by SIMTech and/or A*STAR for downloading from the Portal, provided that you (a) do not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (b) use such information only for informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (c) make no modifications to any such information, and (d) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such information.

4.3

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting any Contents on the Portal ("Submission"), you are granting SIMTech and A*STAR permission to use the Submission in connection with the operation of the ACCM including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission, and to publish the name of your organisation in connection with your Submission.

4.4

SIMTech and/or A*STAR may remove any Submission at any time from this Web Site at SIMTech’s and/or A*STAR’s sole discretion, without having to provide any notification.

4.5

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

4.6

You shall not use or disclose any confidential information owned and/or controlled by SIMTech and/or A*STAR on the Portal, without obtaining the prior written consent of SIMTech and/or A*STAR (as the case may be).

5. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

5.1

THE CONTENTS OF THE PORTAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SIMTECH AND A*STAR DO NOT WARRANT AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR OTHERWISE IMPLIED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE APPLICABLE LAWS:

(A)

AS TO THE ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY OF THE CONTENTS OR ANY PART THEREOF; AND

(B)

THAT THE CONTENTS OR ANY PART THEREOF OR ANY FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE PORTAL AND THE SERVER IS AND WILL BE FREE OF ALL VIRUSES, WORMS AND/OR OTHER HARMFUL OR INVASIVE ELEMENTS. SIMTECH AND A*STAR ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS.

5.2

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, IN NO EVENT SHALL SIMTECH OR A*STAR BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, LOSS OR EXPENSE OF ANY KIND, DIRECT AND INDIRECT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, FINANCIAL LOSSES ARISING FROM BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROFIT, OR ECONOMIC LOSS ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE PORTAL, THE CONTENTS OR ANY PART THEREOF, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE ON THE CONTENTS OR ANY PART THEREOF CONTAINED IN OR MADE AVAILABLE FROM THE PORTAL.

5.3

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, IN NO EVENT SHALL SIMTECH OR A*STAR HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, LOSS OR EXPENSE CAUSED BY ANY NEGLIGENCE, OMISSION OR FAULT OF ITS AGENTS, ADVISORS, CONSULTANTS OR CONTRACTORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PORTAL INCLUDING THE CONTENTS OR ANY PART THEREOF.

5.4

If, notwithstanding the other provisions of these Terms of Use, SIMTech and/or A*STAR are/is found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of the Portal or any Content, SIMTech’s and A*STAR’s total and cumulative liability shall in no event exceed S$ 100.00.

6. Right of Access and Passwords

6.1

SIMTech and A*STAR reserve all rights to deny or restrict access to the Portal to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to the Portal, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

6.2

Certain features or services offered on or through the Portal may require you to open a user account (including setting up an ID and password). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your user account as a result of your failure to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify SIMTech and A*STAR immediately of any unauthorised use of your user account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by SIMTech, A*STAR, or any other user of or visitor to the Portal due to someone else using your ID, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.

6.3

You may not use anyone else’s ID, password or user account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that ID, password or account. SIMTech and A*STAR cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

7. Links from this Portal to External Sources

7.1

The Portal may contain hyperlinks to websites which are not maintained by SIMTech or A*STAR ("External Sources"). SIMTech and A*STAR are not responsible for the contents of such External Sources and shall not be liable for any injury, damages, loss or expense howsoever arising from access to such External Sources. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such External Sources is entirely at your own risk.

7.2

Hyperlinks to External Sources are provided solely for the convenience of the users. The contents of the External Sources, or services or goods described on such External Sources, are not maintained or controlled by SIMTech or A*STAR. SIMTech and A*STAR are therefore not responsible for the availability, accuracy or reliability of the contents of External Sources. Under no circumstances shall SIMTech or A*STAR be considered to be associated or affiliated with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on External Sources to which the Portal is linked.

8. Links to this Portal from External Sources

8.1

SIMTech and A*STAR reserve all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any External Source(s) 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.

8.2

SIMTech and A*STAR reserve the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from the Portal or any of the Contents.

9. Governing Lawe

By accessing the Portal, you agree that the laws of the Republic of Singapore shall govern such access as well as the application of these terms and conditions. Further, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts regarding any and all disputes relating to these terms and conditions and/or use of the Portal.

10. Indemnity

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify SIMTech and A*STAR, and hold SIMTech and A*STAR harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Portal; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Submission caused damage to a third party. This clause shall survive these Terms of Use and your use of the Portal.

 

 

 

 


 

Privacy Statement

Last Updated: 10th March 2016

This Privacy Statement applies to A*STAR Collaborative Commerce Marketplace portal ("ACCM"), located at uniform resource locator accm.a-star.edu.sg (the "Portal"). This Privacy Statement sets out how we collect, use or disclose personal data that you have provided to us through the Portal. By visiting the Portal you are accepting and consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data described in this Privacy Statement.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect personal data such as your name, email address, birth date, contact information, citizenship, NRIC and Internet Protocol addresses ("Personal Data") when you:

1.

Visit the Portal with a cookies-enabled browser or register a user account with the Portal;

2.

Submit information on the Portal, or any comment, question or feedback to us;

3.

Subscribe to our mailing lists for email, post or phone updates (via voice calls); and

4.

Disclose your Personal Data to us through the Portal in any way.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

SIMTech, A*STAR and our third party service providers may use your Personal Data:

1.

To facilitate your access to the Portal and the creation of your user account with the Portal;

2.

To evaluate your Portal preferences and for the maintenance of the Portal;

3.

To evaluate and manage your online application;

4.

To send you updates via email, post or telephone where appropriate; and

5.

To answer your queries or provide you with assistance in any other way.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

To provide the above services to you, we may share your Personal Data with the following entities:

1.

Our related entities, including subsidiaries, operations groups, corporate groups, functionalized units, and research institutes (collectively, the "A*STAR GROUP");

2.

Third-party service providers (such as subcontractors, associations, agents or network operators) who are employed to perform business and administrative functions;

3.

Third party businesses with whom we collaborate; and

4.

Government bodies.

A*STAR may also disclose personal data as permitted or required by law.

USE OF COOKIES

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your Internet browsing software (the "browser") by a website that you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit to make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you.

We may use cookies on the Portal for the following purposes:

1.

To identify the causes of problems arising at web servers and to resolve these problems;

2.

To improve the contents of the Portal;

3.

To customize the content of the Portal and our emails to suit your individual interests or purposes;

4.

To utilize your browsing history on the Portal for demographic research; and

5.

To obtain aggregated website visitation statistics which are anonymous in nature.

You may reject our use of cookies by configuring your browser to disable the use of cookies. However, you may no longer be able to receive personalized features of the Portal, which rely on the use of cookies.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Portal may contain links to other third party websites and microsites, whose privacy practices may differ from those of SIMTech and/or A*STAR. If you submit Personal Data to any of those sites, such Personal Data is not subject to this Privacy Statement.

We encourage you to review the privacy statement of any site you visit. By clicking on or activating such links and leaving the Portal, we can no longer exercise control over any data or information which you give to any other entity after leaving the Portal. Any access to such other sites or pages is therefore entirely at your own risk.

RETENTION OF INFORMATION

Your Personal Data will be retained for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it is collected or for business or legal purposes, or in accordance with applicable laws.

Should you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing list, please note that your Personal Data may still be retained on our database to the extent permitted by law.

SECURITY

We take reasonable measures to keep your Personal Data secure, but we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer for unauthorized access or loss of any data provided to the Portal.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT

Any changes we may make to our privacy statement in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy statement.

CONTACT US

All other questions on our use of your Personal Data should be addressed to our DPO, whom you may contact at DPO@a-star.edu.sg.