This website https://artsforall.sg, and the related web pages contained herein (collectively, the "Sites") belong to and/or are operated by the National Arts Council ("NAC"), hereinafter referred to as "NAC", "we", "us" or "our".

TERMS OF USE

By accessing the Sites, you accept and agree to our Terms of Use ("Terms") including our Privacy Policy at https://artsforall.sg. If you do not agree to these Terms, please stop accessing the Sites immediately.

We may add, revise or remove portions of these Terms and make changes to or discontinue the Sites at any time (collectively referred to as "Revisions") without prior notice or liability. You should review these Terms periodically and become aware of Revisions. If you continue to use the Sites following any Revisions, you will be deemed to accept those Revisions.

1. AVAILABILITY OF AND ACCESS TO THE SITES
 

We may at any time and without prior notice:

(i) suspend the Sites or its services for any period of time to update, upgrade, maintain the Sites, or for any other purpose;
(ii) deny or restrict any person from accessing the Sites without providing any reason;
(iii) refuse any and all current or future access to and/or use of the Sites without providing any reason;
(iv) modify, delete or edit the contents of the Sites and all services available within it. We are not obligated to update any part of the Sites and its content even if they are out of date.

We are not obligated to oversee, monitor or moderate the Sites or any content or material on the Sites. We are also not responsible for any User's loss or damage arising from the use of or access to the Sites or any content or material therein, including any content that contravenes our content standards in these Terms, whether the content or Sites is moderated or not.

2. GENERAL RULES AND CONDUCT
 
2.1 You are permitted to access and use the Sites on the condition that you agree, represent and warrant that you:
 
(i) will not copy or distribute any part of the Sites in any medium without our prior written consent;
(ii) will not use the Sites to collect any personally identifiable information, such as account names, email addresses, or other such information, for commercial purposes;
(iii) are solely responsible for the content, information and material submitted or contributed to the Sites ("Content") you submit or contribute, including your discussion posts, comments, profile information and all links, pictures, and other similar Content;
(iv) are the owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, permissions, and consents to use and to authorise us to use any and all Content that you submit or contribute to the Sites;
(v) grant each user of the Sites (each a "User") a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to access your submitted Content and to use, reproduce, distribute, make derivative works of, display and perform such Content as allowed through the functionalities of the Sites and under these Terms;
(vi) are not and will not be subject to any agreement or other constraint that does, would, or with the passage of time would, prohibit or restrict your right or ability to accept or agree to these Terms, and you are not aware of any third party claims concerning the Content, which if true, would violate these Terms;
(vii) will not conduct or promote any illegal activities while using the Sites;
(vii) will not impersonate another User; and
(ix) affirm that we have the sole and absolute right to determine whether any of your Content submissions comply with these Terms, remove any and/or all of your Content submissions, and/or terminate your account with or without prior notice to you.
2.2 In using the Sites, you agree that you will not:
 
(i) attempt to reverse engineer or jeopardize the correct functioning of the Sites, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of the software (including the tools, methods, processes, and infrastructure) that enables or underlies the Sites;
(ii) attempt to gain access to secured portions of the Sites to which you do not possess access rights;
(iii) misuse the Sites by introducing, uploading or transmitting any form of virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other code or material which is malicious or technologically harmful;
(iv) use or exploit the Sites to generate unsolicited email advertisements or spam; or
(v) use any automatic or manual process to search or harvest information from the Sites, or to interfere in any way with the proper functioning of the Sites.
3. RULES REGARDING CONTENT
 
3.1 When using the Sites, you can publish and obtain access to various kinds of information and materials. You agree, warrant and represent that any and all Content submitted or contributed by you are:
 
(i) accurate (where the Content states facts);
(ii) genuinely held (where the Content states opinions);
(iii) your original creations and that you own the copyright in your Content. If your Content contains works by others, including any copyrighted materials, you warrant and represent that you have secured all necessary permission and/or licenses from such third parties; and
(iv) in compliance with all applicable laws.
3.2 You agree not to revise or obscure other User's Content, and you agree not to post or use any Content in any manner that:
 
(i) infringes the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of third parties;
(ii) violates the privacy, publicity, or other rights of third parties;
(iii) is defamatory, discriminatory, libellous, pornographic, obscene, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any laws, rules or regulations, or is otherwise inappropriate, as determined by us in our sole discretion; or
(iv) Could damage us and our affiliates, advertisers, or other parties in any way.
3.3 These Sites may contain Content submitted by other Users, and we cannot take responsibility for your exposure to Content on the Sites that may violate our policies, and you accept all risks associated with your use of the Sites.
3.4 We have the sole discretion to determine whether your use or access of the Sites breaches any of these Terms. We may take any actions we deem appropriate if such or any breach of these Terms occur, including the following:
 
(i) immediately withdraw your right to use and/or access the Sites temporarily or permanently;
(ii) immediately remove any Content, posting or material contributed or submitted by you to the Sites temporarily or permanently;
(iii) Issue you a warning;
(iv) commence legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) in connection with the breach;
(v) commence further legal actions against you; and
(vi) disclose such information to law enforcement and/or regulatory authorities as we in our sole discretion reasonably deem to be necessary.

We will not be liable for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms. The actions that we may take as described above are not exhaustive, and we may take any other action we deem reasonable or appropriate in the circumstances.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
 
4.1 The Sites and all its content, including all information, text, graphics, illustrations, music, sound, scripts, programs, software, technology, design, data compilation and other materials or works (collectively the "Materials") are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights as applicable. All rights, title and interest in the Materials are owned by, licensed to, or controlled by their respective owners.
4.2 You may hyperlink the Materials for personal and non-commercial use, provided that you do not use any form of inline linking or hotlinking, and you must include a statement to clearly indicate that the hyperlinked Materials are attributed to the Sites and, where applicable, the relevant User or his/her username on the Sites. Apart from the limited permission given above, you may not reproduce, republish, reverse compile, adapt, modify, distribute, commercially exploit, display, broadcast, frame or transmit any part of the Materials in any manner without our prior written consent.
4.3 We and our affiliates shall not be liable in any way for the infringement of any intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright) or other rights of third parties or for breach of any applicable laws caused by any User's creation or submission of his or her Content.
4.4 You grant to us a non-exclusive, unlimited, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to publish, reproduce, publicly display and perform, use and otherwise adapt or modify your submitted Content (including making derivative works) on the Sites. To the extent that you own any moral rights in your submitted Content, you agree to waive all such moral rights as they apply to us, and you release us from all claims you otherwise could assert based on such moral rights. You may make a request to us in writing for us to remove your submitted Content from the Sites, and we will make reasonable efforts to remove your submitted Content from the Sites within thirty (30) days from the date of our receipt of your request.

We are not obligated to oversee, monitor or moderate the Sites or any content or material on the Sites. We are also not responsible for any User's loss or damage arising from the use of or access to the Sites or any content or material therein, including any content that contravenes our content standards in these Terms, whether the content or Sites is moderated or not.

5. OTHER WEBSITES
 
5.1 The Sites contains links to other websites, which may not be owned, operated, maintained or controlled by NAC. Other websites may also contain links to the Sites. We do not have control over websites that the Sites may link to or websites that the Sites are linked from. Therefore, we are not responsible for the content, privacy policies, or practices of such websites or the companies that own them. Additionally, we cannot and will not censor or edit the content of any third party site. By using the Sites, you expressly relieve us from any and all liability arising from your access and use of any third party website. Any link to other websites does not imply that we endorse the linked websites or are associated with its operators. You accept all risks associated with your use of such link.
5.2 These Terms do not modify the terms of use of any third party website (such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or Instagram) from which you may access the Sites and/or submit Content to the Sites. To the extent that you access the Sites and/or submit your Content to the Sites via a third party website, you are still subject to the terms and conditions you may have agreed to by virtue of your use of all such third party websites.
6. RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
 
6.1 The Sites may contain commentary and other materials, including the views, opinions, statements, recommendations and any other representations ("Endorsements") by third party persons or entities ("Third Parties").
6.2 You agree that such Endorsements are not attributable to us, and that these Endorsements are not intended to amount to and should not be relied on as advice. Neither we nor the Third Parties shall be liable or responsible for such Endorsements including the accuracy, integrity, quality or reliability of the Endorsements available on the Sites, whether as a result of any errors or violations of laws or regulations or otherwise. You accept all risks associated with any reliance on such Endorsements.
7. INDEMNITY
 
7.1 You shall indemnify NAC and keep NAC and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives fully indemnified against any and all actions, claims, liability, damages, loss (whether direct or indirect), costs and expenses (including administrative legal and professional costs as well as any fines or penalties charged by any regulator) arising out of or in connection with:
 
(i) your Content, including but not limited to any actual or alleged infringement of the rights of third parties or breach of any applicable laws in connection with your Content;
(ii) damage to tangible property, bodily injury, or death caused or attributable to you, or any of your employees, personnel, agents or vendors;
(iii) negligence or willfull misconduct caused or attributable to you, or any of your employees, personnel, agents or vendors,
(ii) your breach of the representations, warranties, covenants or obligations under these Terms or any other terms or conditions herein.
8. DISCLAIMER
 
8.1 We expressly disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, satisfactory quality and non-infringement. You accept all risks associated with your use of or reliance on the Sites, Materials or any Content or information and the Sites are provided without warranty of any kind. We do not represent or warrant the suitability, completeness, correctness and/or accuracy of the Sites or currency of any information or content accessed via the Sites or that it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from errors, free of viruses, bugs or other harmful components or that any identified defect will be corrected.
9. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
 
9.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, we shall in no event be liable for any damages, loss or expense, direct or indirect, arising from or in connection with:
 
(i) any access, use or inability to access or use the Sites, or reliance on the Materials;
(ii) any system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption, delay in transmission, or computer virus; and/or
(iii) any use of or access to any other website linked to or from the Sites, even if we or our employees are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses and/or expenses.
9.2 To the fullest extent permitted by law, we and our affiliates will not under any circumstances (including but not limited to any act or omission on our part) be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages, loss of profits or loss of data which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access the Sites or any information obtained from it whether based on contract, tort, product liability or otherwise and even if advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.
10. GENERAL
 
10.1 No Relationship. Neither these Terms nor your use and/or access of the Sites creates any joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship between you and us.
10.2 Headings. The headings in these Terms are only for convenience and do not, in any way, limit or otherwise define these Terms.
10.3 Entire Agreement. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except by us in writing or by making such amendments or modifications available on the Sites.
10.4 Severance. If any provision of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then such invalidity or unenforceability shall not have any effect on any other provision of these Terms, all of which shall remain valid and enforceable.
10.5 Non-Assignment. You may not assign these Terms or any of its rights or obligations under these Terms to any party.
10.6 Third Party Rights. The Contract (Right of Third Parties) Act (Cap. 53B) shall not apply to these Terms.
10.7 No Exclusion. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Terms, nothing shall affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under any applicable law.
10.8 Governing Law. Singapore law (without resort to its conflict of law provisions) shall govern our provision of the Sites, your use and access of the Sites, and these Terms. You also agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore Courts regarding any and all disputes relating to these Terms and/or the use and/or access of the Sites.

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the National Arts Council ("NAC"), hereinafter referred to as "NAC", "we", "us" or "our", collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the Sites. This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use at https://artsforall.sg and should be construed accordingly.

This is a Government of Singapore website but may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.


Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit the Sites, register for an account, subscribe to any newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on the Sites. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address and phone number. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, although it may prevent them from using certain functionalities on the Sites. However, If you are only browsing this website, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually.


Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with the Sites. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to the Sites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information.


How we use your information

If you choose to make an application or send us an email for which you provide us with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in a most efficient and effective way, unless such sharing is prohibited by legislation. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.

For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data. We will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of public services to you.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.


How we protect your information

To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data are secured with appropriate security technologies.


Disclose of information to outside parties

If you provide us with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in the most efficient and effective way. We will NOT share your Personal Data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services. For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data. To safeguard your Personal Data, all electronic storage and transmission of Personal Data is secured with appropriate security technologies. This site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites. Please contact NAC if you have any enquires or feedback on our data protection policies and procedures, or need more information on or access to data which you have provided to us in the past.


Web browser cookies

We may use "cookies", where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information about you when you enter our websites. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use, profiles of users and their preferred sites. While this cookie can tell us when you enter our sites and which pages you visit, it cannot read data off your hard disk. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy

By accessing the Sites, you signify your acceptance of and consent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please stop accessing the Sites immediately.

We have the discretion to add, revise or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of any changes to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.