- Termination of Registration
- Accuracy, Privacy, and Use of Personal Information
- User Content
- No Professional Advice
- External Links
Thank you for using the www.HQAsia.com website ("Website").
You may access areas of the Website that require registration by becoming a registered member. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.
By registering on the Website, you agree that:
(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Website;
(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any members-only area of the Website; and
(iii) you will not seek to pass yourself off as another member.
You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.
If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by contacting the institute.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the members-only areas of the Website immediately and without prior notice.
We may also terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have provided to us during registration.
Whenever we ask you to identify yourself, or for other personal information, you agree to provide truthful, accurate, current, and complete information, and to keep this information current and accurate throughout the time you remain a user of the Website. You also represent and warrant that you have obtained all necessary consents, approvals and authorizations to provide the personal information to us, and that you are not violating any laws, rules or regulations or the rights of any individual or entity, by providing such personal information.
Your use of the Website is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between the Website and you, except for user content, HQAsia is the sole owner of all content on the Website (“HQAsia Content”), including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Website .
The HQAsia Website and the HQAsia Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of Singapore and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.
You may download and print extracts of the HQAsia Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any HQAsia Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by HQAsia, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Website.
If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact the institute.
Users may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the HQAsia Website.
When you submit content to us (“User Content”), you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the HQAsia Website.
You or the owner of the content will still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.
You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Website or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance you may place on the accuracy and completeness of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of HQAsia, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the HQAsia Website.
We, and our authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.
The Website provides capabilities for business networking and interaction, and we require all users to behave with professionalism, respect, and in compliance with all applicable laws. You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, profane, sexually explicit or oriented, abusive, hateful, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, embarrassing, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the HQAsia Website to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any classification deemed inappropriate by us in our sole discretion, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the HQAsia Website or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the HQAsia Website, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; (v) post content that contains the private information of any third party, including without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, identification numbers and credit card numbers; (vi) purport to or actually provide legal or professional advice; or (vii) use the HQAsia Website for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the HQAsia Website may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. HCLI assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the HQAsia Website.
Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed to the institute.
Any information supplied by any employee or agent of HQAsia, in any form and medium is intended solely for guidance on the use of services on the Website and is not intended as professional advice in any areas outside of the use of the Website services. In addition, the content provided on the Website, including User Content, is intended as general information, not specific professional advice. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use or disclosure of any content, including User Content. You further acknowledge and agree that you will not rely on any content available on or through the Website. Users are encouraged to obtain appropriate advice from qualified professionals.
We may, as a convenience to users, provide links to third-party content and other sites on the Website. We do not endorse, sponsor, or accept any responsibility for such material. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked websites.
Our products and services, including the Website, any User Content, and links from the Website to any third-party websites, are provided AS IS, and we make NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND with respect to them.
WE DISCLAIM, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL (a) WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (b) WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS; (c) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE; (d) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CORRECTNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF DATA MADE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE BY HQAsia; AND (e) WARRANTIES OTHERWISE RELATING TO PERFORMANCE, NONPERFORMANCE, OR OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY HQASIA OR ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHER, THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OR THE NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OF ANY OTHER PERSON.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (a) THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION, OR FROM TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS; (b) THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (c) THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (d) THAT THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES.