Terms & Conditions of Use of Website
Your use of this website (http://www.sgbc.sg) is subject to these terms and conditions, as amended by us, the Singapore Green Building Council, from time to time. In using this website, you are deemed to have accepted the latest version of these terms and conditions.
This website and all its contents are owned by us or our licensors. This includes, without limitation, all text, graphics and images, html code, photography, buttons, the arrangement and compilation of content and any trade marks, names, logos, designs, pages, documents and multimedia. You acknowledge that you have no right, title or interest in and to this website and its contents and you agree not to challenge their validity or our ownership of or rights to them.
You shall not modify, adapt, translate, decompile, alter, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works from any content from this website or copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise communicate or caused to be displayed to the public any content, or any modification, adaptation, translation, decompilation, alteration, disassembly, reverse engineering or derivative works created from the content, without our prior written consent, save that you may download, display and print the materials displayed on this website for your internal reference.
Nothing in these terms and conditions is deemed to grant to any person or entity any right or licence to use any contents on this website in any form of advertising, promotion or marketing materials without our prior written consent.
Third Party Goods and Services
This website contains information about goods and services supplied by third parties, including without limitation manufacturers and suppliers of building products. All contents of this website relating to third party goods and services are provided for general information only. You are solely responsible for verifying directly with the applicable third party any information on which you wish to rely. Your purchase and use of a third party’s goods and services may also be subject to the third party’s specific terms and conditions. You are solely responsible for verifying these specific terms and conditions directly with the third party before purchasing the third party’s goods and services. In the event of any inconsistency between the specific terms and conditions relating to goods and services of a third party and any contents of this website relating to those goods and services, the specific terms and conditions of the third party shall prevail in relation to the applicable goods or services.
Nothing in this website shall be construed as an endorsement of any vendor or other entity, or its goods or services.
Singapore Green Building Product Certification
In using or relying on any information on this website relating to the Singapore Green Building Product (SGBP) certification system developed and operated by us and implemented by SGBC Pte. Ltd. or any products certified under this certification system, you acknowledge and agree that:
- The certification of a product as an SGBP ("SGBP Certification") is limited only to those aspects of a product which have undergone evaluation by SGBC Pte. Ltd ("SGBP Evaluation");
- SGBP Evaluation is conducted in accordance with evaluation criteria published as at the date of the application for SGBP Certification of the product or the renewal thereof, as applicable;
- In conducting SGBP Evaluation, SGBC Pte. Ltd. may rely on test results issued by independent third party testing laboratories without itself conducting any independent testing or inspection of the product;
- SGBP Certification is not a guarantee by SGBC Pte. Ltd. or any other person that all units of the product will at all times comply with the applicable SGBP Evaluation criteria or any revisions of such criteria. The SGBP Certification and any certificate issued by us or SGBP Pte. Ltd. in respect of a certified product ("SGBP Certificate") merely signify that SGBC Pte. Ltd. is satisfied that the product, identified and described in information, documents and materials provided by the applicant or shown to SGBC Pte. Ltd. by the applicant, met the SGBP Evaluation criteria applicable at the date of the application for SGBP Certification or SGBP Certification renewal, as the case may be;
- The current certification status of a product shall be as stated on this website. In the event of any inconsistency between an SGBP Certificate for a product and the information about the SGBP Certification of that product on this website, the information on this website shall prevail;
- SGBP Evaluation and SGBP Certification do not absolve the applicant from any responsibility to comply with applicable legal and statutory requirements; and
- SGBP Certification shall not be construed as a representation by SGBC Pte. Ltd. or any other person in any way of the value or worth of the Product or as a recommendation by SGBC Pte. Ltd. or any other person to buy, sell or otherwise deal with the product.
This website and all its contents are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis only and you use them at your own risk. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or arising by statute, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for any purpose, non-infringement, or any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the website or its contents or the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through this website. To the extent permissible by law, we disclaim liability for any consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, or punitive damages, losses or expenses, including without limitation loss of profits, revenue or goodwill, loss or corruption of data or loss of or interruption to business, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
You may be required to register for a user account in order to use certain services available on this website.
Upon successful registration, you will receive a user account password and user ID. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and user ID. We are entitled to treat all activities that occur under your user account as having been conducted with your knowledge and authority. You may only maintain one user account at any one time. You agree to (a) immediately notify us upon discovery of any unauthorized use of your user account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your user account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
In registering a user account, you represent and warrant to us that (a) all registration information you provide is true, accurate, current, and complete to the best of your knowledge and belief and that you will promptly update us in the event of changes to such registration information; (b) you are of legal age to use this website and to create binding legal and financial obligations for any liability you may incur as a result of the use of this website; and (c) you are and will be legally, financially and morally responsible for all activities that occur under your user account.
We reserve the right to limit, suspend or deactivate your user account or any of your rights as a user account holder if you violate any of these terms and conditions or if your user account is inactive or if we deem it fit to do so for security reasons.
Third Party Websites, Goods and Services
This website may contain links to third party websites. We do not control such websites and accept no responsibility for them or the availability or quality of any third party goods and services or any other matter whatsoever relating to such goods and services. Please note that your use of any third party websites, goods and services is strictly at your own risk.
Third party websites may link to this website. Such links do not necessarily mean that we are associated or affiliated with the third party or its goods and services. Please check with us before relying on third party statements of association or affiliation with us.
If you choose to register a user account with us or otherwise communicate with us through this website, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide you electronically shall satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
These terms and conditions set out the entire agreement between you and us on your use of this website. Any amendment of this agreement, if sought by you, shall not be effective unless it is made in writing and signed by the duly authorised representatives of both parties. You shall not assign or transfer this agreement or any rights herein, or sub-contract or delegate any duty or obligation hereunder, except with our prior written consent. Any person or party who or which is not a party to this agreement shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Cap 53B) to enforce any of the terms and conditions herein. If any provision in this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. Any failure by us to insist upon strict compliance with any term of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver with regard to any subsequent failure to comply with such term. Nothing in this agreement creates a joint venture, partnership, relationship of employment or agency between the parties. Neither party has authority to contract on behalf of or bind the other. The rights and remedies under this agreement are cumulative and not exclusive of any other right or remedy provided by law or equity.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore. The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Singapore.
Last modified on 12 May 2011