Terms of Use

1.  Thank you for visiting the Singapore Translational Cancer Consortium (STCC)  website. Access to any page in www.stcc.sg (henceforth known as “Web Site”) is governed by the terms and conditions stipulated below (“Terms”). Your access and use of this Web Site constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”). If you do not consent to be bound by these Terms of Use, please discontinue your access and do not use this Web Site.   In addition, the use of Datasets (as defined in the Singapore Open Data License set out below) contained in this Website is subject to the Singapore Open Data License; in the event of any inconsistency between these Terms of Use and the Singapore Open Data License, the former shall prevail.

2.  This Web Site is maintained by and belongs to STCC.

3.  In case of any violation of these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to seek all remedies available under the law and in equity for such violations. These Terms of Use apply in respect of any and all visits to this Web Site, both now and in the future.

4.  In these Terms, any reference to “we”, “our” and “us” refers to STCC.

Variation

5.  STCC may, from time to time and at its sole and absolute discretion, amend these Terms of Use without prior notice. The amended Terms of Use will be posted on this Web Site. Your access and use of this Web Site after the amended Terms of Use have been posted, will constitute your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the amended Terms of Use. To avoid doubt, references to these “Terms of Use” shall include such Terms of Use as amended from time to time by STCC and posted on this Web Site.  

Relying On Information

6.  STCC provides this Web Site as a general information source only and is not involved in giving professional advice here. The Web Site may not cover all information available on a particular issue. Before relying on this Web Site, you should do your own checks or obtain professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.

Security

7.  Where appropriate, STCC uses available technology to protect the security of communications made through this Web Site. However, STCC does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the Web Site. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite best efforts, STCC makes no warranties that the Web Site is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. You should take appropriate steps to keep your information, software and equipment secure. This includes clearing your Internet browser cookies and cache before and after using any services on the Web Site. You should keep your passwords confidential. Please note that we will never ask you for your Sing Pass or any other login password.

Proprietary Rights

8.  All materials contained in this Web Site (the “Contents”), including without limitation text, images, music, computer programmers and all other kinds of works, are protected by applicable copyright, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws. All rights, title and/or interests in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by STCC.

Restrictions on use

9.  You may access and use this Web Site and the Contents in the manner permitted in these Terms of Use.

10.  Except as otherwise provided, the Contents of this Web Site shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of STCC. You acknowledge that any use of this Web Site or the Contents otherwise than in accordance with these Terms of Use will constitute a violation of these Terms of Use and the relevant intellectual property rights subsisting therein.

11.  Modification of any of the Contents or use of the Contents for any other purpose will be a violation of STCC’s copyright and other intellectual property rights. Graphics and images on this Web Site are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without prior written permission of their respective owners.

12.  The design and layout of this Web Site is protected by intellectual property and other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image or search engine from this Web Site may be copied or transmitted without the prior written permission of STCC.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

13.  The Contents of this Web Site are provided on an “as is” basis. While STCC has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the Contents on this Web Site have been obtained from reliable sources, we do not make any representations or warranties whatsoever, and to the fullest extent permitted by law, STCC hereby disclaims all express, implied, and/or statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party, howsoever arising and whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise, including without limitation to:

I.  any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, correctness, currency, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents of this Web Site;

II.  any representations or warranties that the Contents and functions available on this Web Site shall be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site and the hosting servers are and will be free of all viruses, other malicious codes, programmers or macros and/or other harmful elements.

14.  STCC will not be responsible or liable to you or any third party for any errors in, or for the results obtained or consequences arising from the use of any of the Contents, and damage or loss whatsoever and howsoever caused, including without limitation, any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost, or damaged data, or damage to your computer, software, server or any other kind of property, howsoever arising directly or indirectly from:​​

a.  your access to or use of this Web Site;

b.  any loss of access to or use of this Web Site, howsoever caused;

c.  any inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission of, the Contents;

d.  any delay or interruption in the transmission of the Contents on this Web Site, e.  whether caused by delay or interruption in transmission over the internet or otherwise; or

e.  any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon the Contents.

Indemnity

15.  You hereby agree to indemnify STCC and hold STCC harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) made against or suffered or incurred by STCC however arising directly or indirectly from:

a.  your access to or use of this Web Site; and/or

b.  your breach of any of these Terms of Use.

16.  STCC reserves the right to change, modify, add to, derogate from or vary its position in respect of any information referred to on this Web Site at any time in STCC’s sole and absolute discretion without prior notice to you.

17.  You shall obtain your own professional and/or legal advice and conduct all necessary due diligence, including but not limited to making such other investigations or seeking such clarifications as may be appropriate, as regards any decision or action that you intend to take in relation to any matter concerning the Contents of this Web Site.

Availability and Right of Access to the Web Site

18.  STCC reserves the right to update or modify this Web Site from time to time. STCC may suspend the operation of this Web Site for any period of time without any prior notice.

19.  STCC reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Web Site to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

Hyperlinks from this Web Site to third party web sites

20.  This Web Site may contain hyperlinks to third party web sites which are not maintained or operated by STCC. STCC is not responsible for the contents of those web sites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those web sites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such web sites are entirely at your own risk.

 

21.  Hyperlinks to other web sites are provided as a convenience and may be removed or replaced by STCC at its sole discretion. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply endorsement by STCC of such websites. Under no circumstances shall STCC be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any   marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on such other web sites to which this Web Site is hyperlinked.

 

22.  STCC reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, unobjectionable, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any guidelines, any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.

23.  STCC reserves 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 this Web Site or any of the Contents.

 

24.  STCC reserves the right to change the URL of this Web Site.

Permission for Use

25.  Where permission is required by these Terms of Use for the use of this Website or the Contents, you may apply for permission by writing to  contact@stcc.cris.sg

 

26.  STCC may, at its sole and absolute discretion, grant or refuse permission to use this Web Site or the Contents, and impose such conditions for the use of this Web Site or the Contents as it deems fit.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

27.  These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with laws of the Republic of Singapore, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore.