Welcome to the website (the “Site”) of Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL).

The words ‘we’, ‘our’ and ‘us’ refer to the owner of the website whose registered office is 287 Ghim Moh Road Singapore 279623. The word ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.


1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions of use

1.1 If you continue to browse and use this website, you are deemed to have accepted and agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) of use.

1.2 If you disagree with any part of these Terms, please do not use our website.

1.3 We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. We may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of these Terms on the Site. Your use of the Site following changes to these Terms will constitute your acceptance of those changes.


2. Ability to accept Terms of Use

2.1 You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully capable and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms.


3. Site access

3.1 You are responsible for all access to the Site using your internet connection, even if the access is by another person.

3.2 The accessibility and operation of the Site relies on technologies outside our control. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is available at all times. However, we cannot guarantee that the Site or any individual function or feature of the Site will always be available and/or error free. The Site may be unavailable during periods when we are implementing upgrades or essential maintenance on the Site.


4. Access to Site outside Singapore

4.1 We make no promise that the materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Singapore. If you choose to access the Site from elsewhere, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


5. Security

5.1 Where appropriate, we use available technology to protect the security of communications made through the Site. We do not, however, accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the Site.

5.2 Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite our best efforts, we make no warranties that the Site is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software.


6. Information on the Site

6.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

6.2 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this Site for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6.3 Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this Site meet your specific requirements.

6.4 We will try our best to list all our corporate partners in the Site. We will not accept any responsibility for any misrepresentation by any entities that could suggest any type of association, approval or endorsement by us that does not exist or harmful to our reputation or the reputation of any of our affiliates.


7. Hyperlinks

7.1 We are not responsible or liable for the availability or content of any other Internet site (not provided by us) linked to or from the Site. Access to any other websites and resources is at your own risk.

7.2 If you create a link or frame to this Site you do so at your own risk.

7.3 The entities who wish to have their websites hyperlinked on the Site can write to the Webmaster at enquiry@sccl.sg, with their contact details, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the proposed link, a brief write-up of their website’s function, and reasons for wanting to be hyperlinked on the Site.

7.4 The entities shall make sure:

7.4.1 The link is fair and legal and is not presented in a way that is:

(a) Misleading or could suggest any type of association, approval or endorsement by us that does not exist, or

(b) Harmful to our reputation or the reputation of any of our affiliates;

7.4.2 You retain the legal right and technical ability to immediately remove the link at any time, following a request by us to do so.

7.5 We reserve the right to require you to immediately remove any link to the Site at any time and you shall immediately comply with any request by us to remove any such link.

7.6 We reserve the right to object to, or disable any link or frame to or from the Site.


8. Intellectual Property

8.1 This website contains materials whose intellectual property rights are owned by or licensed to us. The materials include, but are not limited to, the design, source codes, pages, text, pictures, audio and videos, graphics and documents.

8.2 Apart from any fair dealings for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted by law, no part of the Site may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purposes whatsoever without our prior written permission. The modification of the materials on the Site is prohibited.


9. Limitation of liability

9.1 We provide the Site on an “as is” basis and make no representations as to the quality, completeness or accuracy of any content made available on the Site. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

9.1.1 All conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by law into these Terms; and

9.1.2 Any and all liability to you, whether arising under these Terms or otherwise in connection with your use of the Site.

9.1.3 In particular, we will not be liable for any loss or damage:

a. that you may incur on account of using, visiting or relying on any statement, opinion, representation or information in the Site;

b. resulting from any delay in the operation or transmission, communications failure, Internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software; or

c. the conduct or the views of any person who accesses or uses the Site.


10. Governing Law

10.1 The use of this Site and these terms are governed by the laws of Singapore. Any claim relating to use of the website shall be heard by Singapore Courts.

(Last updated on 21 September 2016)