Legal

By using and accessing this web site at http://ciiscm.org/ (this “Website”) you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions are set out below.


1. REGISTRATION AND ACTIVATION

The Chartered International Institute of Security and Crisis Management Pte Ltd (“CIISCM”) provides the services and contents on this Website on an “as is” basis. Certain services on this Website are available to the public and some services are only available to registered users and access and/or use of all services (“Services”) are subject to the terms herein. You become a registered user of this Website ("User") when we accept your Website registration and create a Website account ("Account"). Your Account is valid as long as you are employed by the organisation you listed during registration. In the event you leave such organisation, you must notify CIISCM in order for your Account to be refreshed. Your Account may also include billing information you provide to us for the purchase of Services. You are solely responsible for all activity on your Account and for the security of your computer system. You may not reveal, share or otherwise allow others to use your password or Account. You agree that you are personally responsible for the use of your password and Account and for all of the communication and activity on Website that results from use of your Account. You may not sell or charge others for the right to use your Account, or otherwise transfer your Account.


2. SERVICES

As part of the Services, CIISCM provides a collection of online resources, including classified listings, advertising, email services and links to third party sites.


A. Content

You understand that all listings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, audio or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Services are the sole responsibility of the person or organization from whom such Content originated. CIISCM does not actively review or edit and cannot and do not endorse, and cannot be responsible for, the messages, views, opinions, research and recommendations of individuals, Users, and organisations of deemed interest, or advocate any commercial dealings in any securities, investments or classes of securities or investments nor does the inclusion on this Website of a link to other Website(s) or resources imply any form of endorsement by CIISCM. While the information on the Website has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, none of the data, news, information, reports or opinions nor any of the recommendations (if any) has been customised for any specific person or class of persons. By making available information and data pursuant on this Website, including facts, views, opinions and recommendations of individuals and organisations of deemed interest, CIISCM is not giving or purporting to give or representing or holding itself out as giving professional advice. You shall always seek the relevant professional advice before otherwise making any such decisions.

You also understand that CIISCM does not control and is not responsible for third-party Content made available through Website, and that by using the Services, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading or otherwise objectionable. The information and data available on this Website presented in text, graphics or whatever form, may include inaccuracies or errors and CIISCM reserves the right to periodically make changes to the information or data on this Website.

You understand and agree that any uploading or posting will be at your sole risk and CIISCM shall not be responsible to you in any way. You also understand that the Services are delivered through the Internet and/or an electronic medium and as such, you understand and accept the risks of electronic communications.

B. Dealings with organizations or individuals

CIISCM shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals found through Website. This includes, but is not limited to, payment and delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings. These dealings are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You agree that CIISCM is not responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of any such dealings. CIISCM is under no obligation to become involved in disputes between Users, or between Users and any third party. In the event of a dispute, you release CIISCM, its officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, damages and demands of every kind, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and our service.

C. Use of Website

CIISCM forbids the use of any robot, spider, automatic device, manual process, software or routine which may interfere with the proper operation of this Website or any transactions being conducted on this Website. This Website uses cookies to enhance the online experience for the consumer and for security purposes and the use of this Website without cookies is not permitted.

D. Privacy

CIISCM respects the privacy of personal data and its policy on the handling of personal data on this Website is set out in the CIISCM Privacy Policy.


3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

CIISCM reserves all intellectual property rights to its services and contents on this Website, including international copyright and trade mark rights. All other names, products and marks mentioned are the intellectual property rights of their respective owners. No materials provided through this Website, including text, graphics, code and/or software may be reproduced, modified, adapted, distributed, published, displayed, uploaded, posted, transmitted or hyperlinked in any manner and in any form without the express, prior written approval of CIISCM and the respective copyright and trade mark holders. The services and contents provided by CIISCM on this Website are for your personal consumption only, and the User may not engage in any dealings with other parties with such services and contents. Such dealings include commercial dealings and dealings which will adversely affect the commercial value of the services and contents provided by CIISCM.


4. BILLING AND PAYMENT

CIISCM offers some Services for a fee to Users. All fees are stated in [US Dollars/CURRENCY] unless otherwise specified.

A. Payment by Credit Card.

When you provide credit card information to CIISCM, you represent to CIISCM that you are the authorized User of the credit card that is used to pay for the Services or other fees and authorize CIISCM to charge your credit card for any Service or other fees incurred by you. As long as you continue to use the Services or have not terminated the same, you agree and reaffirm that CIISCM is authorized to charge your credit card for the recurring Service fee. You agree to notify CIISCM promptly of any changes to your credit card account number, its expiration date and/or your billing address, and you agree to notify CIISCM promptly if your credit card expires or is cancelled for any reason.

B. Charges

ALL FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADVANCE AND ARE NOT REFUNDABLE IN WHOLE OR IN PART UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. If your use of Website is subject to any type of use or sales tax, then CIISCM may also charge you for any such taxes, in addition to the Service fee.

As the Account holder, you are responsible for all charges incurred, including applicable taxes, and all purchases made by you or anyone that uses your Account, including your family or friends. Information on how to cancel your Account or a particular Service can be found at support@CIISCM.com. CIISCM reserves the right to collect fees, surcharges or costs incurred before you cancel your Account or a particular Service. In the event that your Account or a particular Service is terminated or cancelled, no refund, including any Service fees, will be granted. Any delinquent or unpaid Accounts must be settled before CIISCM will allow you to register again.


5. ONLINE CONDUCT

You agree that you will be personally responsible for the use of your Account and for all of the communication and activity on Website that results from use of your Account. Your online conduct and interaction with other Users should be guided by common sense and basic etiquette.


6. USER GENERATED INFORMATION

"User Generated Information" means any information made available to other Users through your use of Website or to CIISCM through your use of Website but shall not include your personal information submitted by you to CIISCM unless you have expressly or by conduct (such as posting on the forum) made available the same to other Users. You are fully responsible for any User Generated Information you post on Website. User Generated Information may include, but is not limited to, chat, forum posts, screen names, vendor ratings, hotel assessments, site assessments, usage data, product reviews, classified listings, job listings, project listings, resumes and suggestions about CIISCM products or services, and error notifications. Subject to the CIISCM Privacy Policy, as applicable, by posting User Generated Content to Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to CIISCM an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, translate, transmit, broadcast, and otherwise communicate, and publicly display and perform the User Generated Information and derivative works thereof in any form, anywhere, and to grant and authorize sublicenses through multiple tiers of the foregoing with or without attribution to you, and without any notice or compensation to you of any kind. You also understand and agree that CIISCM, in its sole discretion, may delete any User Generated Content for any reason.


7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; NO GUARANTEES

A. Exclusion of Liability

NEITHER CIISCM NOR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE WEBSITE, YOUR ACCOUNT AND YOUR SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES. IN NO EVENT WILL CIISCM BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH WEBSITE, MERCHANDISE THAT YOU ACQUIRE VIA WEBSITE, ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, OR THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE MERCHANDISE OR ANY INFORMATION, EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT AND EVEN IF CIISCM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS REGARDING DAMAGES APPLY EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

B. No Guarantees

CIISCM DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR SECURE OPERATION AND ACCESS TO WEBSITE, YOUR ACCOUNT AND/OR YOUR SERVICES(S).


8. EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR PRIMARY REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH CIISCM WITH REGARD TO WEBSITE IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF WEBSITE AND CANCEL YOUR ACCOUNT. IN ADDITION, IN THE EVENT THAT CIISCM IS FOUND LIABLE FOR ANY LIABILITY TO YOU, CIISCM’S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO A REFUND OF ONE MONTH’S SERVICE FEES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, CIISCM’S AND THEIR AFFILIATES’ LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THESE REMEDIES SHALL BE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST CIISCM.

THIS SECTION WILL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.


9. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless CIISCM, its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against any and all liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation legal and accounting fees (on a full indemnity basis), that directly or indirectly arise from or in connection with but not limited to, your acts, omissions and errors and wilful negligence, your breach of this Terms of Use, access to and use of Website or any Service, or any User Generated Information or Third Party Content. CIISCM reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. In that event, you shall have no further obligation to provide indemnification to CIISCM in that matter. This Section regarding Indemnification shall survive termination of your Account.


10. AMENDMENTS TO THIS WEBSITE AND TERMS OF USE

CIISCM reserves the right to make changes and corrections, at any time and without notice, to this Website, its services and its contents, including the removal of information and changes and corrections to this Terms of Use.


11. TERM AND TERMINATION

You may terminate your Account by following the procedure set out at support@CIISCM.com. CIISCM may, but shall not be obliged to, send reminders to you at your email address or such address provided during registration if you fail to use the Services or log into your Account for not less than thirty (30) continuous days. CIISCM may, but shall not be obliged to, terminate your Account if you fail to use the Services or log into your Account for a continuous period of more than sixty (60) days following the reminder sent to you. However, your continued use of any of the Services in Website is deemed to be your continued acceptance of this Terms of Use.

CIISCM may terminate your Account and/or your access to all or any Services with immediate effect if:

in the sole opinion of CIISCM, you have breached any of the terms or conditions of this Terms of Use;

you have at any time provided any false or incomplete information to CIISCM;

  • in the sole discretion of CIISCM, CIISCM suspects that your Account has been accessed in an unauthorised manner or that the security of your Account has been compromised in any way;
  • in the opinion of CIISCM or any regulatory authority, it is illegal or not in the public interest to continue providing you access to Website for any reason whatsoever;
  • you behave in a manner that negatively affects the use of Website by other Users;
  • you die or are declared a bankrupt; or
  • in the sole discretion of CIISCM, CIISCM decides to withdraw or terminate all or part of Website.


12. MISCELLANEOUS

In the event that any provision of this Terms of Use shall be held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the remaining portions of this Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that this Terms of Use is not intended to confer and does not confer any rights or remedies upon any person other than the parties to this Terms of Use. CIISCM's obligations are subject to existing laws and legal process and CIISCM may comply with law enforcement or regulatory requests or requirements notwithstanding any contrary term.

This Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws to the Republic of Singapore, and any claims or disputes of whatever nature shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Singapore.


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