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This Web Site is maintained by and belongs to the Ministry of Health.
In these Terms, any reference to “SG Healthcare Corps”, “Ministry of Health”, “we”, “our” and “us” refers to the Government of Singapore.
Relying on Information
The Ministry of Health provides this Web Site as a general information source only and is not involved in giving professional advice here. The Web Site may not cover all information available on a particular issue. Before relying on this Web Site, you should do your own checks or obtain professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.
Where appropriate, the Ministry of Health uses available technology to protect the security of communications made through this Web Site. However, the Ministry of Health does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the Web Site. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite best efforts, the Ministry of Health makes no warranties that the Web Site is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. You should take appropriate steps to keep your information, software and equipment secure. This includes clearing your Internet browser cookies and cache before and after using any services on the Web Site. You should keep your passwords confidential.
All materials contained in this Web Site (the “Contents”), including without limitation text, images, music, computer programmes and all other kinds of works, are protected by applicable copyright, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws . All rights, title and/or interests in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by the Ministry of Health.
Restrictions on use
Modification of any of the Contents or use of the Contents for any other purpose will be a violation of the Ministry of Health’s copyright and other intellectual property rights. Graphics and images on this Web Site are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without prior written permission of their respective owners.
The design and layout of this Web Site is protected by intellectual property and other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image or search engine from this Web Site may be copied or transmitted without the prior written permission of the Ministry of Health.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
The Contents of this Web Site are provided on an “as is” basis. While the Ministry of Health has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the Contents on this Web Site have been obtained from reliable sources, we do not make any representations or warranties whatsoever, and to the fullest extent permitted by law, the Ministry of Health hereby disclaims all express, implied, and/or statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party, howsoever arising and whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise, including without limitation to:
any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, correctness, currency, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents of this Web Site;
any representations or warranties that the Contents and functions available on this Web Site shall be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site and the hosting servers are and will be free of all viruses, other malicious codes, programmes or macros and/or other harmful elements.
The Ministry of Health will not be responsible or liable to you or any third party for any errors in, or for the results obtained or consequences arising from the use of any of the Contents, and damage or loss whatsoever and howsoever caused, including without limitation, any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost, or damaged data, or damage to your computer, software, server or any other kind of property, howsoever arising directly or indirectly from:
your access to or use of this Web Site;
any loss of access to or use of this Web Site, howsoever caused;
any inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission of, the Contents;
any delay or interruption in the transmission of the Contents on this Web Site, whether caused by delay or interruption in transmission over the internet or otherwise; or
any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon the Contents.
You hereby agree to indemnify the Ministry of Health and hold the Ministry of Health harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) made against or suffered or incurred by the Ministry of Health however arising directly or indirectly from:
your access to or use of this Web Site; and/or
Without prejudice to the generality of the disclaimers set out above, you agree that the Contents of this Web Site, including but not limited to any information relating to –
the Ministry of Health’s statutory duties, functions and powers; and
the Ministry of Health’s regulatory policies, frameworks, projects, initiatives, plans, schemes, objectives and instruments, shall not be construed as constituting any promise or representation by the Ministry of Health to you or any third party that the Ministry of Health will or will not adopt any particular course of action, or confer any particular benefit upon you or any third party. The Contents of this Website Site shall not preclude, limit or constrain the Ministry of Health’s exercise of its rights, powers and discretion in any way nor compel, require or oblige the Ministry of Health to exercise its rights, powers and discretion in any particular manner or to achieve any particular outcome.
You further agree that you shall not rely on any Contents of this Web Site to claim or assert any form of legitimate expectation against the Ministry of Health, whether procedural or substantive in nature, in respect of any action that the Ministry of Health may or may not take in the exercise of its discretion as a public authority.
The Ministry of Health reserves the right to change, modify, add to, derogate from or vary its position in respect of any regulatory policies, frameworks, projects, initiatives, plans, schemes, objectives and instruments referred to on this Web Site at any time in the Ministry of Health’s sole and absolute discretion without prior notice to you.
You shall obtain your own professional and/or legal advice and conduct all necessary due diligence, including but not limited to making such other investigations or seeking such clarifications as may be appropriate, as regards any decision or action that you intend to take in relation to any matter concerning the Contents of this Web Site.
Availability and Right of Access to Web Site
The Ministry of Health reserves the right to update or modify this Web Site from time to time. The Ministry of Health may suspend the operation of this Web Site for any period of time without any prior notice.
The Ministry of Health reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Web Site to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.
Hyperlinks from this Web Site to third party web sites
This Web Site contains hyperlinks to third party web sites which are not maintained or operated by the Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health is not responsible for the contents of those web sites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those web sites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such web sites are entirely at your own risk.
Hyperlinks to other web sites are provided as a convenience and may be removed or replaced by the Ministry of Health at its sole discretion. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply endorsement by the Ministry of Health of such websites. Under no circumstances shall the Ministry of Health be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on such other web sites to which this Web Site is hyperlinked.
Hyperlinks to this Web Site from other web sites
Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents are prohibited.
You must secure permission from the Ministry of Health prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Web Site or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities. The Ministry of Health reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Web Site or any of the Contents
Under no circumstances shall the Ministry of Health be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on web sites that hyperlink to this Web Site or any of the Contents.
The Ministry of Health reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, unobjectionable, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any guidelines, any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
The Ministry of Health reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Web Site or any of the Contents.
The Ministry of Health reserves the right to change the URL of this Web Site.
Permission for Use
The Ministry of Health may, at its sole and absolute discretion, grant or refuse permission to use this Web Site or the Contents, and impose such conditions for the use of this Web Site or the Contents as it deems fit.
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