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1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

1.1 Welcome to the Families for Life’s (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “us” as the context requires) FamiliesforLife.sg website (hereinafter referred to as “FamiliesforLife.sg” or “this Website” as the context requires).

1.2 By accessing and continuing to access this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use (“TOU”). If you do not agree to be bound by these TOU, please do not continue to access this Website.

1.3 These TOU may be subject to changes from time to time without prior notice to you. Changes to these TOU will be posted on this Website and you can review the most current version of these TOU at any time on this Website. You hereby agree that your continued access and use of this Website after any such changes to these TOU will constitute your agreement to be legally bound by the modified TOU and all of the changes.

1.4 In addition, when using particular features on the FamiliesforLife.sg website, you shall be subject to any guidelines or rules applicable to such features which may be posted from time to time on this Website. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these TOU.

2. PRIVACY POLICY

2.1 All information provided by you is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference into these TOU. The complete Privacy Policy is accessible at this location.

3. WEBSITE CONTENT

3.1 The contents of this Website, unless otherwise apparent, are owned by or controlled by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of intellectual property rights.

3.2 By your accessing this Website, we hereby grant you a revocable limited licence to reproduce content(s) from this Website for the purpose of online and/or offline viewing at a single computer, for personal and non-commercial use. You are not permitted to download or otherwise reproduce this Website in its entirety. You are also expressly prohibited from copying, reproducing or adapting in any manner the contents from this Website without prior written permission from us.

4. USER CONTENT

4.1 This Website may contain comments, opinions, views, information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphic images, video, messages or other material, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, provided by users of This Website (“User Content”). Any User Content is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such User Content originates. This means that you are solely responsible for all User Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via this Website, in particular through the ‘Facebook Comments’ feature. You hereby agree that by contributing any User Content, you assume and take personal responsibility and liability for such User Content contributed by you.

4.2 We do not claim ownership of the User Content you submit or make available for inclusion on this Website. However, with respect to any User Content you submit or make available for inclusion on this Website, you hereby grant us a perpetual world-wide, royalty-free, non-revocable and non-exclusive license to copy, transmit, use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform, make available, provide access to and publicly display such User Content.

5. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR USER CONTENT

5.1 You hereby acknowledge and agree that:

5.1.1 we do not monitor or exercise any editorial or other control over all or any of the User Content posted via this Website and, as such, we do not warrant, guarantee or make any representation as to the accuracy, integrity or quality of any User Content;

5.1.2 you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any User Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such User Content, before making use of or relying on all and any User Content; and

5.1.3 by accessing or using this Website, you may be exposed to User Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable.

5.2 You hereby acknowledge and agree that we do not assume or take any responsibility or any liability whatsoever for any User Content. You hereby acknowledge and agree that we will not under any circumstances be liable to you in any way for any User Content, including any errors or omissions in any User Content, for any loss or damage of any kind suffered by you or incurred by you as a result (direct or indirect) of your use of or reliance on any User Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via this Website.

6. TAKE DOWN POLICY FOR USER CONTENT

6.1 If you find any User Content which is offensive or which may be the subject of any private civil suit or public prosecution, please email us at engage@familiesforlife.sg with the following information:

  • a description of the relevant User Content and the reasons why you say that it is offensive or may be the subject of a private civil suit or public prosecution;
  • a description of where the relevant User Content is located on this Website; and
  • your name and contact details, in particular, address, telephone number and email address.

6.2 We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to remove or otherwise prevent access to part or all of any User Content posted on or accessible via this Website.

7. USER CONDUCT

7.1 You agree to not use this Website to:

7.1.1 upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, religiously or otherwise objectionable;

7.1.2 impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise represent your affiliation with a person or entity;

7.1.3 upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements); 7.1.4 upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual proprietary rights of any party;

7.1.5 email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

7.1.6 upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

7.1.7 disrupt the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real-time exchanges;

7.1.8 interfere with or disrupt the servers or networks connected to the website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the website;

7.1.9 abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other users or to impersonate, “stalk” or otherwise harass another user;

7.1.10 cull, collect, compile, capture, harvest, retrieve, store or in any other manner obtain personal data about other users without the explicit permission of such user or, in any event, for the purpose of transmitting to such users unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation; or

7.1.11 with the exception of search engines or for accessing RSS feeds, use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access this Website for any purpose without our prior written permission.

7.2 We may preserve User Content and may also disclose User Content if we are required to do so by law or if we, in good faith, believe that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOU; (c) respond to claims that any User Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect our rights, property or personal safety, or the rights, property or personal safety of any of our users and the public.

8. INDEMNITY

8.1 You agree to indemnify and hold Families for Life, the Government of the Republic of Singapore, officers, agents, contractors, and employees of Families for Life Secretariat or of the Government, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of User Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through this Website, your use of, or in connection to this Website, or your breach of the TOU, or your violation of any rights of another user or third party.

9. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

9.1 We may establish general practices and limits concerning use of this Website, including the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded User Content will be retained on this Website, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for each time) you may access this Website in any given period.

9.2 We have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other User Content maintained on or transmitted via this Website. You further acknowledge that we may, at our sole discretion and without prior notice to you, change these general practices and limits at any time.

10. MODIFICATIONS

10.1 We may at any time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Website (or any part thereof) without notice. We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this Website.

11. LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE

11.1 Hyperlinks to the contents from this Website found in another website, electronic mail, document, or created in any other manner are allowed provided that such links shall bring the user to either:

11.1.1 the home or landing page of this Website (i.e. FamiliesforLife.sg); or

11.1.2 any webpages within this Website (only if such links identify or makes obvious the fact that the contents so viewed on the webpages are from this Website).

11.2 Framing or any other manner whereby any content from this Website is reproduced or made to pass off as or appear to be part of the contents of any third party web site, electronic mail or other document is expressly prohibited and will constitute a breach of these TOU.

11.3 By accessing this Website from the hyperlinks in other third party websites, electronic mails or documents, you agree to be legally bound by these TOU.

12. LINKING TO OTHER WEBSITES

12.1 This Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites or resources which are not maintained by us. We are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources. We do not endorse nor are we to be considered responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such other websites or resources. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through such other websites or resources. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such websites and resources are entirely at your own risk.

13. NOTICE

13.1 Notices to you on events, contests, polls or website updates may be made via email. We may also provide notices of changes to the TOU or other matters to you by displaying notices or links to notices generally on this Website.

14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

14.1 We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and that your intellectual property rights have been infringed, please email us at engage@familiesforlife.sg with the following information:

  • a description of the intellectual property rights that you claim have been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing your intellectual property rights is located on this Website;
  • your name and contact details, in particular, address, telephone number, and email address;

15. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

15.1 This Website is provided on an "as is" basis, with no warranties whatsoever. All express, implied, and statutory warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights, are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law.

16. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

16.1 Families for Life and the Government of the Republic of Singapore disclaims to the fullest extent permissible by law, any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or material on this Website.

16.2 Families for Life, the Government of the Republic of Singapore, officers, agents, contractors, and employees of Families for Life Secretariat or of the Government, shall, under no circumstances, be liable for any loss or damage of any kind suffered by you or incurred by you , whether such loss or damages arise from use or misuse of or reliance on any content, including User Content, available on this Website, from inability to use this Website, or from the interruption, suspension, or termination of this Website (including such damages incurred by third parties).

17.GOVERNING LAW

17.1 The use of this Website and any questions or dispute arising from the use of this Website shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.