The following describes the terms on which Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a (Design and Architecture) offer you the services and access to the information, communications, compilations, images, software, text, graphics, messages and other materials offered, supplied, produced, provided and/or delivered on http://www.designandarchitecture.com (the “Site”), from time to time for your use but only for the lawful purposes described herein. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions, and any other policies, rules and regulations as may be imposed and/or required by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a from time to time which are incorporated herein by reference, set forth below (collectively referred to as this “Agreement”). For the purposes of these terms and conditions, the term “Site” shall include all services, information, communications, compilations, images, software, text, graphics, messages and all other materials supplied by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a to you, whether posted on the Site or otherwise offered, supplied, produced, provided and/or delivered to you whether by way of electronic communications in the form of electronic mails, SMS, or any other such method or technology whether now known or hereafter developed.
Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a reserve the right to revise, withdraw or make changes to these terms and conditions and the Site, in whole or in part, at any time. All revisions, withdrawal and/or changes will be posted on the Site and all such revisions, withdrawals and/or changes shall automatically be effective once they are posted on the Site.
Some of the services offered on the Site are only available to parties who have registered, as registered users of the Site with Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a and, using the application forms available and posted on the Site, in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement and you warrant that all information provided by you, including all information provided in the application form(s) is true, correct and complete and you have the capacity and power to enter into this Agreement and use the services provided on the Site. You acknowledge and consent to Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a collecting and using certain personally identifiable information provided by you for various purposes including without limitation, verification and record of your personal particulars, comparing it with information from other sources, to communicate with you and/or to send you information, promotions and updates including marketing and advertising materials in relation to our goods and services and those of third party organisations selected by us.
All content (including without limitation all text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content) located on the Site is the exclusive property of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or its content suppliers and protected by Singapore and international copyright and trademark laws. You may download materials displayed on the Site for your own personal and non-commercial use only but you must retain all copyright and proprietary notices on downloaded and/or copied material. Save as specifically permitted hereunder, and except for any materials that you have posted on the Site, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, repost or in any way exploit any part of the Site for any purpose, except that you may download material from the Site for your own personal use as follows: you may make one machine readable copy and/or one print copy that is limited to occasional articles of personal interest only and provided that all copyright and proprietary notices on such material shall be retained in whole. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any part of this Site over any other website or any network, including a local area network, nor sell or offer it for sale. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database. the Site has been specially designed and compiled for presentation of content in a unique format and appearance to Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s users. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a and protected by Singapore and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or its software suppliers and protected by Singapore and international copyright laws. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a are concerned about the integrity of the Site when it is viewed in a setting created by a third party that includes advertising or other materials that Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a have not authorized to be displayed with the Site. Without limiting the foregoing provisions, neither you nor any third party shall make use of the contents of the Site in any manner that constitutes an infringement of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s rights, including copyright.
Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a provide the facilities on the Site to permit you to submit materials, information, articles, photographs, text, graphics, video and/or audio content (“Your Information”) to Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or to the Site directly. You are solely responsible for Your Information, and Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a act as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of Your Information. With respect to Your Information:
Your Information (or any materials contained therein): (a) shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; (b) shall not be false, fraudulent, inaccurate, incorrect or untrue; (c) shall not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising); (e) shall not be defamatory, libelous, offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; (f) shall not be obscene or contain child pornography or anything adult in nature or harmful to minors; (g) shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (h) shall not create liability for Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or cause Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a to lose (in whole or in part) the services of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s ISPs or other suppliers. Furthermore, you may not submit any of Your Information on the Site that could cause Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
You hereby grant Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to use and to exercise the copyright and publicity rights you have in Your Information, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to Your Information.
You shall not assume a false identity or the identity of some other member when using the Site or transmit libelous, harassing, vulgar or otherwise objectionable messages through the Site; or post materials subject to copyright or other intellectual property rights claimed by any third party; or use the Site for any unlawful or illegal activities (including spamming the other users by sending unsolicited e-mails).
Certain data transmissions between your computer and the Site are conducted through secure servers and protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Certain services further require you to register, use passwords and/or digital signatures. While Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a will use reasonable endeavours to provide reasonable precautions to protect any information or material that is confidential in nature, Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a do not guarantee that information transmitted through the internet is secure or that such transmissions will be free from delay, interruption, interception or error.
The trade marks, service marks and logo (the “Trade Marks”) used and displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trade Marks of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a s, its affiliates or its licensors. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Trade Marks displayed on the Site, without the written permission of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, its affiliates and licensors aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, or the Trade Marks may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to the distribution of Your Information on the Site, without prior written permission of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a prohibit use of the Trade Marks as a “hot” link or inlink to any Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a site or any other site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a in writing.
Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content on the Site, including chat rooms and forums, and Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall have the right to remove or delete any material (including Your Information) that Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of any applicable laws, codes, rules or regulations. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall have the right to remove any material (including Your Information) submitted to or posted on the Site. Without limitation to the foregoing, Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall have the right to remove any material (including Your Information) that Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate without having to assign any reason therefore.
Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a reserve the right to terminate your use of the Site if it believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions, violated the rights of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or any third party, or for any other reason whatsoever with or without notice to you. You agree that Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a may modify or discontinue the Site, with or without notice to you, and that Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation.
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Site or the content contained herein without Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s prior express written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s infrastructure. Much of the information on the Site is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s users or third parties. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works, or publicly display any content (except for Your Information) from the Site without the prior express written permission of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a or the appropriate third party.
Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall not be responsible for any connection or access to the Site by you or the quality of the transmission of any information passing between you and the Site. You will be responsible for providing your own communications equipment to access the Site via the Internet, and the Internet access charges thereon.
Where you subscribe for any of the services on the Site that relates to any advertisement or other similar services, whether as a potential seller or buyer, you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that the Site acts as a venue only and Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a are not involved nor responsible for the correctness, accurateness or truthfulness of any information that is posted by other users of the Site or the posting, provision, delivery of such information from Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a to you. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a cannot, does not and has no control or ability to verify if all information, data and all such other materials posted, provided and/or delivered to you hereunder are correct and you further expressly agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and officers from any claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs, expenses and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected herewith and/or with any dispute between any users of the Site.
the Site is available on an “as is where is” basis. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a do not warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the news, information or other materials available through the Site. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a shall not be responsible for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to the Site. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a do not make any warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the Site or any information or goods that are available or advertised or sold through the Site. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a do not make any representations, nor do Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other material or database displayed, uploaded or distributed in the Site or available through links in the Site. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in the Site. Although Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, “Trojan horses” or other destructive materials to the Site, Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a do not guarantee or warrant that the Site or materials that may be downloaded from the Site do not contain such destructive features. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. If you rely on the Site and any materials available through the Site, you do so solely at your own risk. KEY EDITIONS PTE LTD AND D+A, ITS EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ASSOCIATES AND RELATED CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTY AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL AND ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW) (1) IN RESPECT OF THE USE, SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE CONTENT OR OF THE USE OF THE SITES; (2) IN RESPECT OF HARM ARISING FROM DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL THROUGH THE SITES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, HARM CAUSED BY VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES, WHETHER OR NOT KNOWN; AND (3) THAT THE CONTENT AND ANY FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITES AND ITS SERVER WILL BE FREE OF ALL VIRUSES AND/OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL KEY EDITIONS PTE LTD AND D+A, ITS EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ASSOCIATES AND RELATED CORPORATIONS BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, CLAIMS, COSTS OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR LOSS OF DATA, (OTHER THAN FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITES CAUSED IN WHOLE BY KEY EDITIONS PTE LTD AND D+A’S NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF ANY LEGAL CLAIM (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE), YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, THE CONTENT OF THE HYPERLINKS, INCLUDING BUT WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ANY CLAIM AGAINST KEY EDITIONS PTE LTD AND D+A SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID, IF ANY, FOR USE OF THE SITES.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a, its directors, officers, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions and/or any other regulations or requirements of Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a. Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a are entitled to indemnification under these terms. In such event, you shall provide Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore and any dispute arising out of the use of the Site shall be deemed to have taken place in Singapore and shall be referred by arbitration in Singapore in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC Rules”) for the time being in force which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into these terms and conditions. If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Any failure to act by Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a with respect to any breach by you or others of any of the provisions of these terms and conditions does not waive Key Editions Pte Ltd and d+a’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
You hereby expressly agree and acknowledge:
that all electronic communications made pursuant to this Agreement and/or use of the Site shall be given legal effect, validity and enforceability and shall have, between the parties thereto, comparable evidential value to that accorded to a signed written document;
not to contest the legally binding nature, validity or enforceability of any transaction on the Site on the ground that it was entered into electronically;
to expressly waive any and all rights it may have to assert any such claims and shall comply with all relevant laws concerning electronic communications.
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