Terms of Use

Last updated February 2020

 

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. Your use of this web site cef.org.sg. (“Site” or “Sites”), which is owned and/or operated by Care for the Elderly Foundation Singapore (“We,” “Us,” or “Our”), and/or the services provided by Us through or in connection with the Sites (“Services”) is conditioned upon your acceptance of these Terms Of Use without modification. By accessing or using the Sites, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and all terms incorporated by reference. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use the Sites and/or the Services.

We reserve the right to change or modify any of the Terms of Use, the Sites, and/or the Services at any time. If we decide to change our Terms of Use, we will post a new version on the Sites and update the date. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Sites, regardless of whether we provide you with any specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your use of the Sites and/or the Services following the posting of changes or modifications to the Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use. Therefore, you should review the Terms of Use and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Sites and/or Services. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must immediately stop using the Sites and/or Services.

The Terms of Use do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Us for services, products or otherwise. Your access to, and use of, the Sites may also be subject to any legal notices or additional terms and conditions applicable to the Sites and/or Services (“Additional Terms”), in addition to these Terms of Use. Where Additional Terms apply to the Services, the Additional Terms will be accessible for you to read through your use of the Services and/or provided separately. These Terms of Use, together with the Additional Terms, form a legally binding agreement between You and Us in relation to your use of the Sites and/or Services. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully. If there is any contradiction between what the Additional Terms say and what these Terms of Use say with respect to the Services, then the Additional Terms shall take precedence in relation to that Service.
To use the Sites and/or Services, you must be of legal age to enter into a binding contract and not be prohibited from using the Sites and/or Services by the laws of the jurisdiction from which you access the Sites and/or Services.

Our Services
We are a Non Profit Organization in Singapore that provides resources and assistance in elderly nursing and medical care. This may include independent living, home care, residential care homes, assisted living and skilled nursing. Based on the family’s stated needs and preferences, we provide the family with information about our programmes.

No Professional Advice on Articles Published
All articles published on the Sites is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional, financial, medical, legal or other advice. We expressly disclaims, and you expressly release Us from, any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Sites and/or Services. You should consult with an appropriately trained specialist for all concerns that require medical, legal, financial or other professional advice.

Privacy Policy
Your privacy is important to us, and we provide a Privacy Policy that sets out how we collect and use your personal information collected from the Sites. Please review our Privacy Policy at https://cef.org.sg/

Use of Sites; Limited License
You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Sites and all content, data, information and materials included in the Sites (the “Site Materials”) solely for your personal use, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Use. You will not use the Sites or any of the Site Materials other than for their intended purpose or in any way that is unlawful or harms Us. Any use of the Sites or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited and, without limiting other available remedies, will automatically and immediately terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in the Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable by Us at any time.

No Unauthorized Access of and/or Use of the Sites and/or Services
The following are examples of some actions and activities that are prohibited by you in accessing and/or using the Sites and/or Services, and you agree not to do any of the following:

  • Using the Sites for commercial purposes.
  • Conducting or promoting any illegal activities while using the Sites or Services.
  • Uploading or attempting to upload or otherwise transferring any virus, worm, trap door, back door, Trojan horse, timer, clock, counter, or other limiting or malicious routine, instruction, or design that would cause harm to the Sites, Our computer and/or telecommunication systems or data.
  • Interfering in any way with the proper functioning of the Sites (including harming, disabling, or significantly slowing) or interfering with or disrupting any servers or networks connected to the Sites, or disobeying any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Sites.
  • Modifying, copying, distributing, reselling, transmitting, displaying, performing, reproducing, publishing, licensing, creating derivative works from, framing in another web page, and/or using on any other Web site or service any of the Sites content.
  • Engaging in the practices of “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” “data mining” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other information, in whole or in part, from the Sites or use web “bots” or similar data gathering or extraction methods for such purposes.
  • Attempting to reverse engineer or jeopardize the correct functioning of the Sites, or otherwise attempting to derive the source code of the software (including the tools, methods, processes, and infrastructure) that enables or underlies the Sites;
  • Attempting to gain access to secured portions of the Sites.
  • Circumventing, attempting to circumvent, disabling, or attempting to disable, or discovering or attempting to discover any security measures (including without limitation encryption algorithms, keys, passwords, and the like) used by or for Us to protect its computer and/or telecommunications systems.
  • Using the Sites and/or Services to generate unsolicited email advertisements or spam; and/or allowing, enabling, or otherwise supporting the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail (spam).
  • Using the Sites and/or Services to stalk, harass or harm another individual.
  • Impersonating any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity; or
  • Uploading, distributing or printing anything that may be harmful to minors.
  • Mirroring or framing the Sites, placing pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affecting the display of its pages.
  • Engaging in any other action in any way that is unlawful or harms Us.

Hyperlinks to External Web Sites
The Sites may provide links to external Web sites (“External Web Sites”). We provide these links to External Web Sites for your convenience only. We do not control such External Web Sites; therefore, We are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Our inclusion of links to such External Web Sites does not imply any endorsement of any such third party who advertises their goods or services through the Sites (including Participating Communities). We make no claim or representation regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of External Web Sites.

When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy do not apply to your use of External Web Sites. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any External Web Sites to which you navigate from the Site. Your use of and dealings with the owners or operators of these External Web Sites are at your own risk, and you agree not to make any claim against Us arising out of your use of these External Web Sites.

Third Party Products and Services
We may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Sites or may otherwise provide information about or links or referrals to third-party products or services on the Sites (“Third Party Products and Services”).
We do not make any guarantees about the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of the information about such Third Party Products and Services, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content made available by Third Party Products and Services. Because we do not control such Third Party Products and Services, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or promotions or from any Third Party Products and Services, and you use such Third Party Products and Services at your own risk.

Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such Third Party Products and Services, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions are solely between you and such third party.

You should investigate and use your independent judgment regarding the merits, quality and reputation of any Third Party Products and Services that you find on or through the Sites.

Public Areas and Submissions
If you use a “Public Area”, such as a message board, or other community area that allows user posts, additional terms and conditions apply to you.

You agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials or other information regarding Us, the Sites, and/or the Services, provided by you in any manner including but not limited to e-mail, other written, or oral submissions to Us, or postings on the Sites (“Submissions”), are non-confidential. We are entitled to the unrestricted use, dissemination, distribution, display, reproduction, sublicense, post, and/or publication of the Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you, and we will own the exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, to the Submissions.

If you are an author of a Submission, you warrant that you will not post any materials that would (a) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law, including any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent messages of any kind; (b) violate or infringe upon the rights of others, including their privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights, without first obtaining permission from the person who owns or holds that right; (c) contain a virus or other material of a destructive nature; and (d) violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation including but not limited to misrepresentation, fraud, deception, anti-discrimination, and/or false advertising.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to you in your use of the “Public Area”, the Articles, message board, or other community area.

Disclaimer
THE SITES AND THE SITE MATERIALS (INCLUDING ALL THIRD PARTY CONTENT), AND ALL LINKS, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, EVALUATIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITES AND THE MATERIALS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE AND OUR ASSOCIATED PARTIES (DEFINED AS AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES) DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS, LINKS, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ON THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES. IN ADDITION, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY, OR THE CONDUCT OF, ANY THIRD PARTY OR ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES (EVEN IF WE HAVE INTRODUCED YOU TO SUCH PARTY OR PARTIES), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PARTICIPATING COMMUNITY OR OTHER HEALTH CARE AND/OR ANY OTHER SENIOR HOUSING AND CARE PROVIDER, WHETHER OFFLINE OR ONLINE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION FROM US OR ANY OTHER PARTY WILL MODIFY THIS DISCLAIMER. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR COVENANTS THAT THE MATERIALS ON THE SITES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO PROVIDE YOU ACCESS SAFE FROM VIRUSES, WE DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE SITES OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO USER FOR ANY OF THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF US.

Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR THE ASSOCIATED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES, OUR ACTS OR OMISSIONS UNDER OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF WARRANTY BY US OR ANY ASSOCIATED PARTY, AND EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS OF THIS “LIMITATION OF LIABILITY” SECTION SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold Us and the Associated Parties harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Sites and/or the Services or your violation of our Terms of Use, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

Termination
We may terminate or suspend your access to the Sites at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the Sites will immediately cease.

Changes to the Sites and/or Services
We reserve the right to change, modify, suspend, or cease providing the Sites and/or Services (and therefore, your access to and use of) at any time without notice.

General Terms
If any part of the Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms of Use will continue in effect. You may not assign the Terms of Use, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the Sites. Except as expressly stated herein, the Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between You and Us with respect to the Sites.
The parties have required that the Terms of Use and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English. If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of the Terms of Use says and what a translation says, then the English language version shall take precedence.