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This agreement contains the terms and conditions of access to and/or use of this web site's services ("Service"). By using this web site, you agree to accept and to be bound by all the terms and conditions and any operating rules or policies that may be published online from time to time. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. These terms and conditions of use may be amended or updated by us from time to time without prior notice to you.
  1. Definitions

    "Agreement" means this Terms & Conditions, the Privacy Policy, Disclaimer as well as all other terms, conditions, and rules that may be published or posted on this web site from time to time.

    "User", "Member", or "you" means any party who accesses or uses this web site. Specifically, a "Member" is a User that has privileges to use the products and services provided in this web site.

  2. Description of Service

    This web site is currently providing User with a platform to use, post, exchange and search information regarding maritime industry on the World Wide Web. The User understands and acknowledges that the Service is provided "as is" and that we assume no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any User's communications.

    In order to use the Service, the User must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or indirectly through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. The User must also provide all equipment, including a computer and modem or other access device, necessary to establish such a connection to the World Wide Web. In addition, the User must also ensure that their system configuration meet the minimum required by this web site.

  3. Modification to this Web Site Content and Services

    We shall reserve the right to amend, change, correct, discontinue, revise or withdraw any contents or services on this web site without prior notice to any User at any time in our sole discretion, and without having any liability whatsoever to any User as a result of such actions which shall be effective immediately upon being posted on this web site.

  4. Information submitted or provided to this web site

    Any information or material provided by the User in the form of e-mail, fax or submissions to this web site, or any posting at this web site shall be only such that it is complete, true, accurate and free from copyright or other proprietary right infringement. The User shall be liable and responsible for any and all incomplete, false, inaccurate or misleading information provided to this web site, and copyright or other proprietary right infringement arising from the material posted by the User on this web site.

    We do not warrant or guarantee, and shall not be liable or responsible for the completeness, truth or accuracy of any statement or information provided to this web site by any User. We also do not validate any claim of copyright and shall decline any liability or responsibility for the infringement of copyright or other proprietary right. We shall be fully compensated by the User for any losses, damages, claims, or costs which we may suffer or incur as a result of such postings on this web site. In addition, the User shall warrant to indemnify us against any claims, damages or losses arising from the User's action on this web site.

    In the use of interactive services provided on this web site such as discussion forums, chat room, bulletin boards, et cetera, the User agrees not to submit, post, email or otherwise transmit (a) any content that infringes the legal rights or copyrights of others, or (b) any content that is unlawful, obscene, libelous, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, objectionable, invasive of privacy, or (c) any content that is for commercial or advertising purposes, or for any illegal purposes. The User shall be fully liable or responsible for all contents of the information posted on this web site. We reserve the right to edit or reject postings at its sole discretion. Please inform us if you come across such postings using the feedback form.

  5. User Authentication and Password Security

    As it is difficult to authenticate the User on the internet, we cannot and do not verify that the User is who they claim to be. We therefore recommend that all Users must take the necessary precautions to verify and check the identity of the other party before acting on any information. We shall not be liable for any claims, losses or damages arising thereof. Each User also acknowledges that we are neutral, open and independent.

    The Login password is known only to you and all Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password. The User is fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under this password, and the User agrees to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of the User's password or any breach of security.

  6. Limitation of Liability

    We have taken reasonable effort to provide accurate and up-to-date information on this web site. However, we decline any responsibility for inaccurate, incomplete or obsolete information that may be posted on this web site, and expressly disclaim any liability for errors or omissions in its contents. It is the responsibility of the User to verify the information before using. The User makes use of this web site strictly at the User's own risk. In no event shall we or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the contents of this web site be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising from the User's use or inability to use the Service, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Service, or unathorised access to or alteration of the User's transmission or data. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above limitations do not apply to you.

  7. Copyrights and Intellectual Property

    We reserve all intellectual property rights with regard to its contents and services on this web site. The User in accessing this web site agrees that all information contained on or displayed in connection with this web site such as other trade marks, products and names are covered by various intellectual property right protections, including domestic and international copyright, and trademark rights. All materials, except otherwise stated, provided on this web site including, but not limited to, all or part of the displays, graphics, texts, code and software may not be directly or indirectly copied or reproduced whether electronically, or otherwise, in any form without our prior written permission. However, the User may make copies of web pages on this web site only for personal consumption but not for commercial dealings, in any manner, with other parties. In printing, downloading or using any information or material contained in this web site, the User agrees that the Ownership of the information or material is not transferred to the User. The use, republish, display, reproduction, copying, modification, posting, transmission or distribution of our Logo, and its products and services contained in this web site is strictly prohibited without our written permission.

    The User acknowledges that any information or material provided by the User in the form of e-mail, fax or submissions to us, or any posting at this web site are non-confidential and shall become our sole property subject, however, to the limitations set forth in our Privacy Policy. The User hereby agrees that we shall own exclusive rights and shall be granted unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or aknowledgement to the User.

  8. No Resale of Service

    The User agrees not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the services, use of the services, or access to the services.

  9. Termination, Suspension and Right of Refusal

    We reserve the right to terminate this Agreement and the license granted to the User to use this web site at any time without notice for any reason, and may refuse to provide the Service to the User or may block access and use of this web site at any time, in its sole discretion.

    Upon termination, the User agrees to pay for the use of any service accrued upon or before such termination.

  10. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

    This Agreement shall be construed and governed by the laws of Singapore. Any dispute or suit arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be filed only in Singapore courts and the User, in accessing and/or using this web site, hereby irrevocably agrees that the courts in Singapore shall have the exclusive jurisdiction.

  11. Section Titles

    The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

  12. Severability

    If any provision, term, or restriction of this Agreement shall be deemed unlawful by a court of competent jurisdiction or other authority to be unlawful, invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

  13. Amendment and Assignment

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement among the parties and shall not be modified, amended or revised in any manner unless (a) agreed in writing among the parties or (b) by the postings of the amendments (or Agreement, as so amended) made by us, in its sole discretion at any time without prior notice to the User, on its web site. Such amendment to any or all of the terms and conditions shall take effect immediately upon such posting and we shall not have any liability whatsoever to any User for any consequences therefrom. The User's continued use of the Service constitutes an acknowledgement and agreement to abide and be bound by our terms and conditions and its amendments.

    We reserve the right at any time to assign this Agreement to any party without prior notification. The User, without our prior written permission, shall not be entitled to assign or transfer any of its rights or allow any person to obtain the benefits of such rights including, but not limited to, granting any third party to obtain access to the Service in any manner.