Terms of use

View the terms and conditions of using this website.

This Website is owned and maintained by the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (“IHRP”). 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (INCLUDING OUR PRIVACY POLICY) BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

By accessing, browsing and/or using this Website and all information (including but not limited to the information, text, image, links, sounds, graphic and image displayed herein) and services on this Website, you are indicating your agreement to the terms and conditions provided in this Terms of Use.

1. USE OF WEBSITE

1.1 You may not use this Website in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of IHRP. No part of this Website may be reproduced without our prior written consent. You also may not use this Website for any illegal purpose or in any other manner inconsistent with this Terms of Use.

1.2 IHRP may amend these Terms of Use at any time, at its sole discretion and without prior notice. The amended Terms of Use shall be effective as soon as it is published on the Website. Please review these Terms of Use periodically as your continued use of the Website is deemed acceptance of any revised Terms of Use in force at the time. 

2. WEBSITE USAGE CONDUCT

2.1 With the exception of personally identifiable information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you send or post to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential. Unless you advise to the contrary we will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material for any and all purposes.

2.2 You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate the security of the website, including, without limitation, the following:

  • intercept or access data in or communications made via the Website which you are not authorised to intercept or access;
  • attempting to breach the security of the website without proper written authorisation;
  • engage in any activity or act in a way which may corrupt or destroy other users’ data in, or disrupt use by other users of, the Website;
  • reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software, code, scripts, or other technology infrastructure forming all or any part of the Website;
  • use the IHRP Website in a manner that is illegal, incitable, obscene, injurious or otherwise objectionable given the nature of IHRP;
  • posting any material which is contrary to the laws of Singapore;
  • use or attempt to use another user’s account, service, or personal information as they apply to the Website.
  • attempting to send unsolicited emails, including promotion and/or advertising of products and services; and/or
  • attempting to disseminate any material which is harmful in nature including, but without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

2.3 You must keep confidential your user names and passwords as they apply to the Website.

2.4 IHRP reserves the right to seek legal recourse or any other remedy it may have against you in law, should you breach this Terms of Use. You are advised that violations of IHRP’s system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. IHRP will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authority or court order requiring IHRP to disclose the identity or other details of any person found to be in breach of this Terms of Use.

3. DISCLAIMER

3.1 The Website is made available on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and use of the Website and reliance on their content is at your own risk. You should ensure that you have appropriate Internet security arrangements in place when accessing the Website.

3.2 While IHRP makes every effort to ensure that all the content displayed on this Website is accurate and complete, we provide the content on this Website for purposes of information and do not guarantee accurateness or completeness of material on this Website. IHRP reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, remove anything posted on this Website without any obligation to communicate any such decision or the reasons for the decision to anyone.

3.3 Links to third-party content, websites and services found in the Website are for convenience and does not amount to endorsement by IHRP. As IHRP does not have any control over such third-party links, IHRP does not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on third-party links accessed through the Website.

4. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

4.1 Neither IHRP nor any other party shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our Website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website.

4.2 Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for (a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (b) fraud; (c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the Singapore Law.

5. INDEMNITY

5.1 You agree to indemnify and hold IHRP and its affiliates, subscribers, partners, and employees, harmless from all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, liabilities (including statutory liability and liability to third parties), penalties, and costs (including without limitation, legal costs on a full indemnity basis), awards, losses and/or expenses, due to or arising out of:
(a) your use of and connection to this Website;
(b) your breach of any of the Terms of Use and/or any terms in the IHRP Privacy Policy;
(c) your violation of any rights of another person or entity; 
(d) your breach or any statutory requirement, duty or law.

6. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The use of this Website and the Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore including without limitation the provisions of the Singapore Evidence Act (Chapter 97) and the Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88), without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any dispute arising out of the use or inability to use the Website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.