The manager of the present website, Hdb.org (“Website”), is the Service Provider, who provides the services specified in Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). These services are provided by General Digital Pte. Ltd. (seat: 10 Ubi Crescent, #06-89 Ubi Techpark Lobby E, Singapore 408564; registration number: 201230213Z; e-mail: [email protected]; hereinafter: "Service Provider"). The Service Provider offers a website with database of Singaporean properties for rent. The User is able to upload the data of his property for advertisement purposes and could search in the database of the Website for available properties (“Service”).
The User (“User”) is any private person or estate agent who uses the Service through the Website. Terms applies to all Users of the Website (including registered or non-registered visitors). By accessing this Website, User expressly and irrevocably agrees to the Terms.
The effect of the Terms covers the services provided by Service Provider specified on the Website and his data management. The Terms shall govern the legal relationship between the Service Provider and the User. The Website and the Services found on the Website may contain links to third-party websites or such other third-party related services, sales activities, advertisements, promotions, or other campaigns which are not owned or controlled by the Service Provider. Unless otherwise expressly stipulated, the Service Provider assumes no responsibility for the content, terms and conditions or practices of any third-party websites. Service Provider reserves the right of modification of the Terms. Service Provider will modify Terms in the following cases:
Service Provider is a business company registered in Singapore, who performs its activity first of all under the effect of the legal rules in force in Singapore. The Terms shall be governed by the law of Singapore. User who chooses to access this Website and uses its Service is responsible for compliance with all local laws, rules and regulations.
The Service Provider collects and manages publicly available data on business companies. Other data are managed only if the data subject provided the data (e.g. registration).
The beneficiary (obligee) of the data relating to User, as business company, is the User. The data of the natural persons employed by the User or acting in the sphere of interest of the User are personal-type data, which the data-subject is entitled first of all to dispose of.
The title of data management is the voluntary consent given by the holder of data. By means of the use of the Website and the registration the User accepts the Terms and expressly consent to the fact that their specified data be managed in accordance with the present Terms. If the User specifies the data of a natural person other than the User, the User shall obtain the consent of the affected person except if this consent is not needed due to a legal rule. In case of the communication of the data of a natural person the User will be liable that such data be communicated lawfully. User will make sure that the affected persons are informed about data management. Since the User enters - by means of the registration and the acceptance of the present Terms - into a legal relationship with Service Provider, the prevailing legal rules are authoritative also for data management. The objective of the data management is the identification of the User and the provision of services as well as the analysis, development of the Website.
User can register on the Website by providing the data required by the Service Provider. A condition of the registration is that the User accepts the present Terms. The primary purpose of the management of data given in the course of registration is the identification of the User and the maintenance of contacts with the User.
The Service Provider is entitled to use the address specified by User (e-mail address, postal address, phone number, or any other identification data for contact purposes) for the purposes of sending the User, newsletters or advertising letters in connection with the Service Provider, or the Services provided by the Service Provider. The User accepts that the Service Provider uses the data collected in the course of the User’s use of the Website for advertisement purposes so that the Service Provider may send offers to the User, those which are specifically tailored to the User’s behavioral patterns on the Website.
Service Provider removes the data received in following cases:
For registration, the User shall provide the data required by the Service Provider on the registration form. The User shall be bound to accept the Terms in order to complete the registration. By accepting the Terms, the User acknowledges and accepts that it has read and is aware of the Terms herein set forth and shall use the Service and the Website in accordance with the Terms.
If the User registers for an account, User shall provide certain personal information. It is obligatory to provide full name, email address and password for registration and for notification purposes. Service Provider grants full confidentiality for the User in connection with his personal information.
On the User’s account page, User is able to add his name and phone number for notice purposes. After giving his phone number, the Service Provider will send an activation message to validate the number.
The email address of the User will be hidden from the other Users; the communication between the Users shall be through the Website.
In case of estate agents, it is optional to provide phone number and CEA number. In connection with phone number, the Service Provider also sends an activation message to validate it. If the CEA number is given by the estate agent, Service Provider will examine and could overrule it.
On the Website, User is able to publish his property for rent (exclusively which is located in Singapore) and could search in the published ones on the Website.
User is entitled to publish more than one advertisement.
The address of the property could be published, but it is not obligatory to provide the exact address of the property.
Publishing on the Website is free of charge, no payment shall be due.
Beneficiary of all intellectual works published by the Service Provider on the Website shall be the Service Provider. Intellectual works can be used only as determined by the governing law. The User is not entitled to copy, multiply, make use of, sell, modify, edit or publish the intellectual works.
In case of any breach of the above point, the defaulting party shall be bound to indemnify the other party for any and all damages and costs, including but not limited to financial loss, lost profit, compensation for expenses expensed during mitigation of the impending damage, the lawyer’s fees expensed in connection with due process, costs arisen in line with mitigation of the damage. Should reproduction or replacement of the confidential data or intellectual works be necessary as a result of a breach of the terms, the relevant costs shall also be borne by the defaulting party.
Service Provider shall take all reasonable measures that can be expected for purpose of smooth and continuous operation of service. It shall exercise its rights specified above (conditions of use, modifications of services, measures taken against the User etc.) mainly for these purposes and also to adjust the service according to the requirements of the User.
The Service Provider shall make efforts to eliminate possible defects, problems occurring during operation of the site. The Service Provider shall not be liable either for failure or for standstill taken place for reasons beyond its sphere of interest and control
User expressly agrees that its use of the services is at the User’s sole risk. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" AND “WITH ALL FAULTS”, AND THE SERVICE PROVIDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE ONLINE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY OR ERROR FREE. THE SERVICE PROVIDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, TRUTHFULNESS AND COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ANY REGISTERED PERSON OF THE WEBSITES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SERVICE PROVIDER BE LIABLE TO THE USER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, EVEN IF THE SERVICE PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
User may forward his complaints, objections directly to the Service Provider that shall do its utmost to stop and remedy possible infringements. Service Provider shall examine the complaints submitted and shall inform the User about its standpoint and measures taken.
The User shall be entitled to submit its lawful claim to the authority or court under the governing law.