Terms of Use - J Passport

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J Passport Terms of Use

By clicking on Register, you agree to the terms stipulated in the Terms.


By using J Passport websites operated by Reginaa Pte. Ltd., you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use. We are entitled to modify the Terms of Use at any time at our sole discretion, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms of Use. You agree to review the Terms of Use periodically to make yourself aware of such modifications and your continued access to or use of the J Passport websites shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.


CONTENTS

  1. Registration, Password, Security and Cookies
  2. Personal Information Privacy
  3. Postings by Third Parties and Hyperlinks to Third Party Websites
  4. Indemnity
  5. Disclaimer of Warranties
  6. Disclaimer
  7. Limitation of Liability
  8. Intellectual Property Rights
  9. General

INTERPRETATION

"DPO" means Data Protection Officer to handle your Personal Information;
"Member Profile" means your accurate, complete and updated registration information to register or open an account;
"Merchants" means third-party product or service providers who are allowed access or advertise to you;
"Operator" means Reginaa Pte. Ltd;
"Personal Information" means any and all information relating to you (including, but not limited to your name, contact phone number, email address and mailing address);
"Site" means J Passport websites;
"Terms" means J Passport Terms of Use; and
"Third Party Material" means any third-party materials, including without limitation to news or other content feeds, provided by third party content providers to the Site.


1. REGISTRATION, PASSWORD, SECURITY AND COOKIES


1.1 Registration
If any portion of the Site requires you to register or open an account, you must provide us with Member Profile. You may also be asked to choose a login name and a password.


1.2 Password
You shall select a password that would not be obvious to someone trying to guess your password. You shall not disclose your password to any person and shall not permit or authorize any person to use your login name or password for any purpose whatsoever. The Operator may treat any access to or use of the Site at any time by the use of your login name and password as access to or use of the Site by you, notwithstanding the fact that said login name and password may have been used by another person without your knowledge or authority.
Upon learning that any person has acquired knowledge of your password or has used your password to access or use the Site or effect any transaction (whether with or without your knowledge and consent), you shall:

a. immediately notify the Operator thereof;
b. at the Operator's request, make a police report thereof;
c. provide the Operator with any other information relating thereto as the Operator may require; and
d. immediately change the password.


1.3 Security
The Operator takes certain industry-accepted precautions to secure the Site or portions thereof. However, you agree that such precautions do not guarantee that use of the Site is invulnerable to all security breaches, nor does the Operator make any warranty, guarantee, or representation that use of the Site is protected from all viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other vulnerabilities.


1.4 Cookies
During your use of the Site, we may issue to and request from your computer blocks of data known as cookies to enable more convenient browsing when you revisit the Site. A cookie is a type of data which is sent from the Site to your Internet browser software and is stored on your computer. Storing cookies does not have any adverse effect on your computer. You must not alter any cookies sent to your computer from the Site and you must ensure that your computer sends correct and accurate cookies in response to any relevant request from the Site. By means of Facebook Connect API, you may log in to the Site using your Facebook account. By accessing the Site using your Facebook account, you authorise us to (i) retrieve the photo image and display name associated with your Facebook account for display on the Member's Profile section of the Site; and (ii) display posts within your Facebook account to reflect any reviews, articles or events you submit to the Site so that your friends on Facebook will be aware of your views. Apart from the two activities described above, we will not otherwise retrieve or post any other information or data from or to your Facebook account. Further, we shall not be responsible for any changes to the features, functionality or terms that govern your Facebook account as these are controlled by Facebook.



2. PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY


2.1 Purposes
When you access the Site, we may collect the following information:

  • Anonymous web statistics collected as you browse the Site
  • Personal information you knowingly provide to us

Some portions of the Site, including Member Profile, may require that you provide Personal Information. The Operator may use Personal Information for the following purposes. In addition, the Operator may disclose Personal Information if laws, government, or regulatory agencies require that the Operator to do so.

• To contact you to confirm your identity at the time of your registration as a member and when you log in to the Site.
• To contact you to ask questions and interview you about the Site and the services that the Operator provides.
• To contact you to provide newsletters and mail printed periodicals in relation to the services that the Operator provides.
• To enable the Operator and/or a registered company or outlet of the Site to contact you by telephone, or mail, to interview and/or counsel you.
• To contact you to confirm the accuracy of the information provided, to send related notices, and to send invoice or for other related administrative matters.
• To notify of your prizes you have won.
• To notify you of events, seminars, exhibitions and related matters.
• To send notices using publicly available information.
• To analyze how and how often you use the Site and/or the services the Operator provides.
• To contact you to obtain your input, feedback, opinion and request for the registered outlets etc.
• To charge and/or waive fees.
• To provide your Personal Information to subcontractors appointed by the Operators to build the Site or provide services.
• To provide your Personal Information to the third party.
• To create advertisement and/or publications for members of the Site.
• To secure the Site and the services that the Operator provides.
• To create statistical data and marketing data to develop new businesses to be engaged in by the Operator.
• To comply with laws and regulations.

In addition to the above, registered Personal Information may be used for the following purposes:
• Conducting marketing research.
• Improving service.
• Basic reference for analyzing service habits, etc.
• Securing the services.
• Providing other services to customers.

In order to put the services into operation, the Operator may contract out management, operations, and other businesses, activities in relation to the systems and various facilities necessary for providing the services, necessary to provide the services, to third party subcontractors. You agree that your Personal Information may be transferred to the such subcontractors, a mobile company and/or credit card company, etc. For the avoidance of doubt, usage of the Personal Information found in Member Profile as described above includes public display through the portal or other website belonging to or operated by members of the Operator.


2.2 Consent
You agree to and give consent to the Operator will use your Personal Information for the above purposes. Any information disclosed in the public areas of the Site (such as message boards, forums, and/or fields in Member Profiles configured to be publicly accessible) becomes public information. You should exercise caution when disclosing your Personal Information in this way.


2.3 Data Protection Officer
The Operator appoints DPO to handle your Personal Information.
DPO’s contact email address is [info@reginaa.com]


2.4 Access to your Personal Information
If you wish to disclose your Personal Information retained by the Operator, contact the above DPO and provide the following information. The Operator may charge you a reasonable you fee for this procedure.
• Your name, address, telephone number, and ID number.
• A copy of your official ID, such as your passport.
• Details of the information you wish to disclose.
• Reason you wish to disclose your Personal Information.


2.5 Amendment and Deletion of your Personal Information
If you wish to amend or delete Personal Information that you have registered, contact the above DPO. To amend or delete Personal Information, provide the following information. The Operator may charge you reasonable fee for this procedure.
• Your name, address, telephone number, and ID number.
• A copy of your official ID, such as your passport.
• Details of the information you wish to amend or delete.
• Reason you wish to amend or delete your Personal Information.


3. POSTINGS BY THIRD PARTIES AND HYPERLINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES


This Site may contain hyperlinks to other websites which are neither maintained nor controlled by the Operator, and contents posted on or via the Site by third parties.
Therefore, the Operator shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in any contents on the Site, or the contents, products or services of any hyperlinked website or any hyperlink contained in a hyperlinked web site, nor for the privacy and security practices employed by said other websites, and shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content, whether in human or machine readable form, posted or contained in e-mails or howsoever otherwise transmitted or displayed via the Site, or arising from access to said websites. Use of the Site and any hyperlinks and access to such hyperlinked websites are entirely at your own risk.
You acknowledge that the Operator has no control over and excludes all liability for any material on the Internet which can be accessed using the Site. We shall likewise not be deemed to have endorsed any such content.
Insofar as any Third Party Material is published on or accessed via the Site, such Third Party material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Third Party Material may not be stored in whole or in part on a computer or otherwise except for personal and non-commercial use.
The owner, publisher and/or broadcaster of such Third-Party Material and the Operator shall not be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any AFP news material or in transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages whatsoever. If any Third-Party Material or part thereof is a newswire service providing newsfeeds to the Site, releases from subjects, individuals, groups or entities contained in its photographs, videos, graphics or textual quotations may not have been obtained.
Further, clearance may not have been obtained from the owners of any trademarks or copyrighted materials whose marks and materials are included in Third Party Material. Therefore, you will be solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary releases from whatever individuals and/or entities are necessary for any uses of AFP material.


4. INDEMNITY


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Operator, its directors, officers, employees, suppliers, licensors, agents, and any third party content providers, from and against any losses, damages, claims, costs, expenses, demands, and actions, occasioned by or howsoever arising out of your use of the Site, your access or connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.
These obligations will survive after the termination of your relationship with the Operator or your use of the Site.
The Operator reserves the right to assume the defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with the Operator in asserting any available defenses.


5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES


You expressly understand and agree that:
• You assume all responsibility for and risk for in relation to your use of the Site. The Operator does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or 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 the Operator 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.


• The Operator makes no warranty that
(i) the Site will meet your requirements or will always be accessible,
(ii) the Site 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 Site will be accurate or reliable,
(iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Site will meet your expectations, or
(v) any errors in the Site will be corrected.

• Any contents 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.


6. DISCLAIMER


From time to time as we deem appropriate, we may allow access to or advertise Merchants from whom you may purchase certain goods or services. Transactions for said goods and services may or may not be concluded on the Site.
You understand that the Operator does not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfilment, billing and customer service. The Operator are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants and will not be held responsible for any rights and obligations between you and the Merchants.


7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


The Operator. does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed on the Site or other Contents accessible from the Site.
In no event shall the Operator be liable for any incidental, consequential, direct, indirect or any other losses or damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, loss or corruption of data, loss of profits, goodwill, benefit-of-a-bargain or opportunity or anticipated savings, business interruption, or any other loss or damage, whether in an action for breach of contract, or based on negligence or other tortious action), arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use the Site, delays, inaccuracies or errors in the information on or in the transmission of information by the Site, or any information or transactions provided on or over the Site or downloaded or hyperlinked from the Site, or performance of the contents on this Site, even if the Operator has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of the Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.


8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS


Contents (including, but not limited to, information, communications, software, images and sounds contained on or available through the Site) are provided by the Operator, its contents providers, and third-party licensors, which include end-users.
The intellectual property rights to or over the contents contained on each Site belong to the Operator, its contents providers and/or third-party licensors, which include end-users. Insofar as said rights vest in the Operator, all rights are reserved. The contents of the Site cannot be reproduced, modified, transferred, distributed, republished, downloaded, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means including but not limited to electronic, mechanical photocopying or audio or video recording without the prior written permission of the Operator.
You agree that the material and Content contained within or provided by the Site is for your own personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes or distributed commercially.
Your access to or use of the Site should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use the trademarks, trade-names, logos or service marks appearing on the Site without the Operator or the relevant third party's prior written consent, as the case may be.
You may not, without the Operator's or the other relevant third party's prior written consent, use any such trademarks, trade-names, logos or service marks as a hyperlink to the Site or any other website.
You may not modify, translate, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the computer systems and other technology that operate the Site or create derivative works based on the Site. For purposes of the Terms, reverse engineering shall include the examination or analysis of the Site to determine the source code, structure, organization, internal design, algorithms or encryption devices of the Site's underlying technology.


9. GENERAL


Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Terms, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore
International Arbitration Centre for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The Tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.
The Operator's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
If any part of the Terms is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder shall remain in full force and effect.
The Terms are for the benefit of the Operator and its directors, officers, employees, suppliers, licensors, agents, and any third-party Content providers to the Site. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.