Conditions of Access
This website is owned and operated by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF). By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these conditions. If you do not agree to any of these conditions, please discontinue your access immediately.
SMF reserves the right to change these conditions at any time from time to time at its discretion. All changes will be posted herein and your use of the website after such change has been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified conditions.
The information and services provided by this website, including any information and software programmes available on or through this website, are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind and SMF is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained or consequences arising from the use of the same.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, SMF does not make any representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever in relation to any such information and services and disclaims all express, statutory or implied warranties of any kind as to their accuracy, adequacy, reliability, currency, timeliness, completeness, title, merchantability, quality, fitness of any particular purpose or non-infringement, or that the information or services will be provided without interruption, that defects will be corrected and that website will be free of viruses and other malicious, corrupting codes, programmes or macros.
SMF will not be liable for any damage or loss of any kind whatsoever and howsoever caused, including any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, any lost or damaged data, any damage to your mobile phone, software or any other property, whether arising directly or indirectly from your access to or use of this website, any loss of access to this website, any inaccuracy or incompleteness, or errors or omissions in the transmission of the information or services provided by this website, any delay or interruption in the transmission of the information or services provided by this website, and any action taken by you in reliance upon the information or services provided by this website.
This website may provide links to third party websites or mobile applications. Such hyperlinks are provided for your convenience and should not be construed as SMF’s endorsement of such third party websites or mobile applications, or imply any affiliation or association with such third party. Such third party websites may also have data protection and privacy practices that differ from SMF’s. SMF is not responsible for the contents and privacy practices of any third party websites or mobile applications, which should be accessed at the user’s own risks.
Consent for Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Data
This website may use “cookies”, where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information when you enter this website. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use. While this cookie can tell us when you enter our sites and which pages you visit, it cannot read data off your hard disk. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you provide us with personally identifiable data, you are deemed to have consented to our collection and use of the data for the purposes of contacting you, processing any applications you have made or rendering you a service. We may also share your personal data with other Government agencies for research and statistical purposes and to process any applications you have made or to render you a service unless such sharing is prohibited by law. We will not share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.
To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of persona data are secured with appropriate security technologies.
Intellectual Property Rights
The information and services provided on this website, including any information and software programs available on or through this website are protected by copyright, trademark or other forms of proprietary laws. All rights, title and interest thereto are owned by, licensed to, or controlled by SMF.
Except as otherwise provided, the information and services provided on this website shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way.
You may view, download and print the information found on this website only for your own personal non-commercial use, provided further you keep intact all accompanying copyright and proprietary notices.
You may hyperlink, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or “mirror” the materials found on this website only with the prior written permission of SMF and subject to such conditions as SMF may impose.
Any modification of any of the information provided on this website and any use of the same for any purpose not permitted by SMF shall constitute an infringement of SMF’s rights.
All trademarks and service marks displayed in this website are the property of SMF and third party proprietors identified in the website. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, no right or licence is given to any party accessing this website to reproduce or use any such trademarks or service marks.
SMF reserves the right to change, modify or remove the information or services provided in this website from time to time and at any time at its absolute discretion. The contents found on this website shall not be construed as constituting any promise or representation by SMF that SMF will or will not adopt any particular course of action or confer any particular benefit, or preclude or limit or constrain SMF in exercising its rights, powers and discretion in any way. SMF reserves the right to change or modify its position in respect of any regulatory policies, schemes, initiatives or plans referred to on this website at any time, and the contents of this website shall not be relied upon to claim any form of legitimate expectation against SMF, in respect of any action that SMF may take in the exercise of its discretion as a public authority.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Conditions of Access are governed by and shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore regardless of any choice of law provisions.