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 Acceptance of Terms

 

 

sgrate provides a collection of online resources website, which may include classified ads, quotation services, price listings, forums, various email services, etc (referred to hereafter as "the Service") subject to the following Terms of Service ("Terms"). By using the Service athttp://www.sgrate.com/ ("Site") in any way, you are agreeing to comply with these Terms. In addition, when using particular Service, you agree to abide by any applicable posted guidelines for all sgrate services. Should you object to any term or condition of these Terms, any guidelines, or any subsequent modifications there to or become dissatisfied with sgrate in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of sgrate.

Variation of the Agreement
 

sgrate reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms of Service. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access to or use of the Service shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms of Service.

Use of Services
 

In consideration of your use of Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Singapore or other applicable jurisdiction. If you do not meet the above legal age, please do not use the Service.


In order to access certain Service, you may be required to provide current, accurate identification, contact, and other information as part of the registration process and/or continued used of the Service offered by sgrate and its subsidiaries or affiliated companies. 


You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your sgrate account and password and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify sgrate of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. sgrate cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 1. Further, your sgrate account and User ID may not be transferred or sold to another party. 


sgrate reserves the right to refuse service to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to sgrate, at anytime without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

Content and Related User Conduct
 

You understand that all information, data, text, messages, files, images, photographs, video, sounds, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Service. You agree not to cause, nor knowingly allow others to cause any nuisance, annoyance, or inconvenience, whether to sgrate or any of its customers or users of the site by any means. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable and that you are using sgrate at your own risk. 

You understand that sgrate does not fully control, and is not responsible for Content made available through the Service. Any Content that sgrate gathers are from advertisers or based on algorithms that's believed to be reliable, but no assurance can be given that this Content is accurate, complete or current. sgrate does not assume responsibility of errors or omissions or warrant the accuracy of this Content. 

You acknowledge that sgrate does not 100% pre-screen or approve all its Content, but that sgrate shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to monitor, refuse, delete or move any Content, in whole or in part, that is available via the Service, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms or for any other reason. 

As a condition of you use of the Site, You agree not to upload, post, email, or otherwise publish through this Site any Content: 
 

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that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
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that is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct including but not limited to (i) sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex, or (ii) bestiality, or (iii) masturbation, or (iv) sadistic or masochistic abuse, or (v) lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of any person;
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that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
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that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a sgrate employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity (this provision does not apply to messages that are lawful non-deceptive parodies of public figures.);
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that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
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that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, mis-informative, or constitutes "bait and switch";
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that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
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that constitutes or contains "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited commercial advertisement;
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that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if (1) posted in areas of the sgrate sites which are not designated for such purposes; or (2) emailed to sgrate users who have requested not to be contacted about other services, products or commercial interests.
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that includes links to commercial services or web sites, except as allowed in "services";
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that advertises any illegal services or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by applicable law, including without limitation items the sale of which is prohibited or regulated by Singapore law;
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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;
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that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the Service; or
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that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content transmitted through the Service.


Additionally, you agree not to:

 

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contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
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"stalk" or otherwise harrass anyone;
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collect Personal Information about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
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use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the Service - unless expressly permitted by sgrate;
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post non-local or otherwise irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
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post the same item or service in more than one classified category or forum, or in more than one metropolitan area; or
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attempt to gain unauthorized access to sgrate computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the sgrate.


You agree that any Content that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to any Service will not be considered confidential or proprietary. By providing any such Content to sgrate, you grant to sgrate an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information and materials, and you further agree that sgrate is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to us. 

For International users, you agree to comply with your own local rules regarding to online conduct and acceptable content, including laws regulating the export of information to the Singapore or your country of residence.

 

Hyperlinks to Third Party Sites
 

Any Content available through the Service may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of sgrate. Such links are provided for your convenience only. sgrate makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site. 

Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will sgrate be liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, goods or Services available on or through any such site.

Hyperlinks from Third Party Sites
 

You agree that caching, hyperlinking to, and framing of the sgrate site or any of the Content are strictly prohibited. 

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

Notification of Claims of Infringement
 

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify sgrate administrator for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement ("Agent"), atadmin@sgrate.com

Please provide our Administrator with the following Notice:

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Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
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Identify the material on the sgrate site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;
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A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
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A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your Notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
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Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
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Your physical or electronic signature.


sgrate will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the the procedures outlined by the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) located http://www.mica.gov.sg/mica_business/b_media.html#1

 

Privacy and Information Disclosure
 

sgrate has established a Privacy Policy to explain to users how their information is collected and used, located at http://www.sgrate.com/article.php?id=2. When you access the Service, we may collect the following information: 
 

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Anonymous web statistics collected as you browse the Service.
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Personal information you knowingly provide us.


Some portions of the Service may require that you provide your personal information. Personal information refers to all and any information related to you (including, but not limited to you name, contact number and email address) submitted to us via your access to or use of the Service. 

Your use of the sgrate website or the Service signifies acknowledgement of and agreement to our Privacy Policy. You further acknowledge and agree that sgrate may, in its sole discretion, preserve or disclose your Content, as well as your information, such as email addresses, IP addresses, timestamps, and other user information, for planning, research, design and marketing of services, or if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: comply with legal process; enforce these Terms; respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; respond to claims that contact information (e.g. phone number, street address) of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harrassment; protect the rights, property, or personal safety of sgrate, its users or the general public. 

Any information disclosed in public areas of the sgrate site (such as those in classified ads and forums) becomes public information. You should exercise caution when disclosing your personal information in this way.

 

No Spam Policy
 

You understand and agree that sending unsolicited email advertisements to sgrate email addresses or through sgrate computer systems, which is expressly prohibited by these Terms, will use or cause to be used servers located in Singapore. Any unauthorized use of sgrate computer systems is a violation. Such violations may subject the sender and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties.

Advertisments and Promotions
 

sgrate runs advertisements and promotions. By using sgrate you agree that sgrate has the right to run such advertisements and promotions. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by sgrate is subject to change. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that sgrate shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

Limitations on service
 

You acknowledge that sgrate may establish limits concerning use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number and size of any postings, email messages, or other Content that may be transmitted or stored by the Service. You agree that sgrate has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that sgrate reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice, and that sgrate shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

Access to the Service
 

sgrate grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access the Service for your own personal use of the Service, and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, or any Content made available via the Service (except for your own Content), without the express written consent of sgrate. 

This license does not include any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Service nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by sgrate. 

A limited exception is provided to general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that use such tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent. "General purpose internet search engine" does not include a website or search engine or other service that specializes in classified listings or in any subset of vehicle classifieds or which is in the business of providing classified ad listing services. 

Some Service (eg classified listing) is only available to advertisers for business use. In order to subscribe to the Services, you must comply with the following requirements:

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You must be a business entity with a company or business registration number which is registered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore.
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At the time of application, you must not have any outstanding accounts with us that are due and owing to us.
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You must have a billing address in Singapore.
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You must at all times provide us with such information as may be necessary or desirable for us to provide you with the Service.
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We may decline acceptance of your application at our discretion.


Use of the Service beyond the scope of authorized access granted to you by sgrate immediately terminates said permission or license. In order to collect, aggregate, copy, duplicate, display or make derivative use of the Service or any Content made available via the Service for other purposes (including commercial purposes) not stated herein, you must first obtain a license from sgrate.

 

Termination of service
 

You agree that sgrate, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Service (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, if sgrate believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms. Further, you agree that sgrate shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Service after said termination. Sections 2, 5, 6, 8 and 12-20 shall survive termination of these Terms.

sgrate rights
 

If notified of any allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive content on our site, sgrate may remove such content in its sole discretion, although sgrate has no obligation to do so. sgrate reserves the right to prohibit any conduct or communications which sgrate, in its sole discretion, deems to be inappropriate or harmful, although sgrate has no obligation to do so. sgrate may, without notice, terminate or suspend a user's access to all or any portion of our site, if sgrate believes in its sole discretion that such user's conduct is inappropriate, violates any applicable law, or harms or is potentially harmful to any other user or third party.

Proprietary rights
 

The Service is protected to the maximum extent permitted by copyright laws and international treaties. Content displayed on or through the Service is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws, and international conventions. Any reproduction, modification, creation of derivative works from or redistribution of the site or the collective work, and/or copying or reproducing the sites or any portion thereof to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is prohibited without the express written consent of sgrate. You further agree not to reproduce, duplicate or copy. 

Everything on the sgrate.com website is copyrighted, unless otherwise noted, and may not be used except with our express written consent. 

If you find any data or information on our site that infringe intellectual property rights or otherwise is unlawful, please inform us atadmin@sgrate.com, and we will remove it from our site immediately.

Dealings with organizations and individuals
 

Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of products or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You agree that sgrate shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. If there is a dispute between participants on this site, or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that sgrate is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you hereby release sgrate affiliates, officers, agents, any third party content providers, co-branders or other partners, and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms of Service, or your violation of any rights of another. 

sgrate reserves the right to assume the defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with sgrate in asserting any available defenses.

Disclaimer of Warranties
 

You expressly understand and agree that: 
 

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You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Service. sgrate does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the Site, any merchandise, information or service provided through the Site or on the Internet generally, and sgrate shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. The Site and any software made available on the Site are provided on an "as is, as available" basis.
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sgrate makes no warranty that (i) the Service will meet your requirements or will always be accessible, (ii) the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free or free from computer virus or other invasive or damaging code, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Service will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the Service will be corrected.
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Any content downloaded, uploaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is done at your own discretion and risk. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the Site or on the Internet generally.

 

Liability Disclaimer
 

The information, software, products, and services included on this Web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. sgrate may make improvements and/or changes in this Web site at any time. sgrate MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. sgrate HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. 

IN NO EVENT SHALL sgrate BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF sgrate HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THIS WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Modification of these Terms of Service
 

sgrate reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Site is offered. Any change or update to our privacy policy will be posted on our Web site under "Terms of Service" at least 30 days prior to their implementation. Your continued use of the Web site after the effective date of any changes will constitute your acceptance of all of the changes.

General information
 

The Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and sgrate and governs your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and sgrate. You also may be subject to additional Terms of Service that may apply when you use affiliate or other sgrate services, third-party content or third-party software. The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and sgrate shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and sgrate agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Republic of Singapore. The failure of sgrate to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Service remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

 

Effective date
 

This Terms of Service is effective as of 01 January 2009.

Contact Information
 

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Terms of Service, please fill up the feedback form from the Contact Us page. 

We welcome your feedback. Should you feel dissatisfied with any of our services, please contact us at  Email:admin@sgrate.com.