Terms of Use

Sing-Viet Impact Ventures (“SVIV“) is a a registered society in Singapore.

This website is governed by these Terms of Use (the “Terms“) and accompanying Privacy Statement, which is incorporated into and made part of these Terms.

These documents govern your access to and use of the SVIV website (the “Site“). These Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you and SVIV. You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Site, you have read these Terms and you understand and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, or if you are below 18 years old, please exit and cease accessing the Site immediately.

Content” means any text, graphics, documents, photographs, images, music, software, audio, video, information, digital or electronic files or other materials that SVIV makes available through the Site, including any Content licensed by SVIV from third parties.

We encourage you to be aware of how websites collect, use and disclose your personal data. You understand that by using or accessing the Site, you have read, understood and consented to SVIV’s Privacy Statement (as may be revised from time to time), which is incorporated by reference into these Terms as if fully set forth herein. The internet is never 100% safe. While we take reasonable measures to protect your personal data, you acknowledge that you provide personal data to us through the internet at your own risk.

The Site is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the Republic of Singapore and foreign countries. Unless explicitly permitted in these Terms, SVIV exclusively owns or licenses all rights, title and interest in and to the Site and Content, including all associated intellectual property rights. You will not use the Site or Content in a way that is inconsistent with these Terms, nor remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices on the Site or Content.

License to you
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access, view, download and print Content solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes only. You agree not to use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Site or Content. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by SVIV, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

General Prohibitions
By using the Site, you agree not to:
(a) Post, upload, publish, submit, provide access to or transmit any Content that:

  • infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy; 
  • violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability; 
  • is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive; 
  • is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive; 
  • promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group; 
  • is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person; or
  • promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances.

(b) Use, display, mirror or frame the Site or any individual element within the Site, the SVIV name, any SVIV trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without our express written consent;
(c) Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site, our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our providers;
(d) Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any SVIV system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
(e) Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by SVIV or any of our providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site or its Content (the “Site Content”);
(f) Attempt to access or search the Site, Site Content or download Site Content from the Site through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than the software and/or search agents provided by SVIV or other generally available third-party web browsers;
(g) Send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters or other form of solicitation;
(h) Use any meta tags, hidden text or metadata utilizing an SVIV trademark, logo, URL or product name without SVIV’s express written consent;
(i) Use the Site or Site Content for any commercial purpose or the benefit of any third party or in any manner not permitted by these Terms;
(j) Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting, or in any way use the Site or Site Content to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
(k) Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Site Content;
(l) Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site or Content;
(m) Collect or store any personally identifiable information from the Site or from other users of the Site without their express permission;
(n) Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
(o) Violate any applicable law or regulation; or
(p) Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.

SVIV reserves the right to investigate and prosecute any violations of the above to the fullest extent of the law. At any time, SVIV may involve and cooperate with enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms. SVIV has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site or Content or to review or edit any Content. However, SVIV has the right to review, edit or remove any Content for the purpose of operating the Site, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, or to comply with the law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body. SVIV reserves the right to remove or disable access your access to any Content, at its sole discretion, should SVIV deem that a violation of these Terms has occurred or harm has or will be done to the Site or Services.

Copyright Policy
SVIV respects copyright law and, in the appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, we will take action against any user who repeatedly infringes or is believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders, or causes us to infringe the rights of copyright holders.

Contact Us
Please contact us with your general inquiries at info@sviv.org.

Links to Other Sites
The Site contains links to third party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that SVIV is not responsible or liable for:

  • The availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or
  • The content, products, or services from such websites or resources.

Links to such websites or resources do not imply in any way that SVIV has endorsed them. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

Termination of Services
SVIV reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Site and Content at any time for breach of these Terms or with or without cause. SVIV may stop offering and/or supporting the Site and/or Content at any time.

The Site and Content are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. SVIV makes no warranty that the Site or Content will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. SVIV makes no warranty regarding the quality of any products, services or Content obtained through the Site, or the accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any Content obtained through the Site. You are solely responsible for all of your communications and interactions with other users of the Site and with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Site. You understand that SVIV does not screen or inquire into the background of any users of the Site, nor does SVIV make any attempt to verify the statements of users of the Site. SVIV makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of users of the Site or their compatibility with any current or future users of the Site. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all communications and interactions with other users of the Site and with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Site, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold SVIV, its members, executive committee, management, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with:

  • your access to or use of the Site or Content; or
  • your violation of these Terms.

Exclusion of Liability 
You acknowledge and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of the Site and Content remains with you. Neither SVIV nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site or Content will be liable for any incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits, a loss of data or loss of goodwill, service interruption, computer damage or system failure or the cost of substitute products or services, or for any damages for personal or bodily injury or emotional distress arising out of or in connection with these Terms or from the use of or inability to use the Site or Content, or from any communications, interactions or meetings with other users of the Site or other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Site whether based on a warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or any other legal theory, and whether or not SVIV has been informed of the possibility of such damage, even if a limited remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Proprietary Rights Notices
All trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations of SVIV used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of SVIV. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective parties.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and any action related thereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms, including without limitation any questions regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall first be submitted to the Singapore Mediation Centre for resolution by mediation in accordance with the Mediation Procedure for the time being in force. The parties agree to participate in the mediation in good faith and undertake to abide by the terms of any settlement reached.

Entire Agreement
These Terms, together with any amendments and any supplemental agreements you may enter into with SVIV for the use of the Site, constitute the entire understanding and agreement between SVIV and you regarding the Site and Content.

You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without prior written consent from SVIV. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be void and of no effect. SVIV may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction and without requiring your consent. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

Any notices or other communications permitted or required hereunder, including those regarding modifications to these Terms, will be in writing and given by SVIV by posting the notices or updated Terms to the Site.

The failure of SVIV to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision. The waiver of any such right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of SVIV. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

Third Party Rights
A person who is not a party to these Terms has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act Cap 53B to enforce any of these Terms.

Changes to Terms of Use
SVIV reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, discontinue or terminate the Site, or to modify these Terms, at any time and without prior notice. The modified terms will be posted on the Site along with the date when the modifications are effective. By continuing to access or use the Site after the modifications, you agree to be bound by the Terms which have been modified from time to time. If the modified Terms are not acceptable to you, please cease using the Site. 

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