Terms

Terms and Conditions


1 Acceptance of Terms of Use
1.1 The App is provided and operated by Singtel Digital Media Pte Ltd, a company incorporated in the Republic of Singapore with company registration number 20000291N and having its registered office at 1 Chang Charn Road, #04-05/06/07, OC Building, Singapore 159660 ("STDM") and outside of Singapore by Integrated Digital Mall Pte Ltd (Company Registration No: 199806110W), a corporation incorporated in Singapore and having its registered address at 31 Exeter Road, Comcenter, Singapore 239732 ("IDM"). STDM or IDM as the case may be shall be referred to herein as "Company".
1.2 These terms and conditions (collectively the "Terms") constitute a legal agreement between yourself and STDM governing your registration as a User and your access to and use of the App.
1.3 You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the App, you are indicating that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and the RSS terms on the content providers' website.
1.4 STDM may modify these Terms at any time at its sole discretion, and such modifications takes immediate effect upon its posting on the App. In addition, on an on-going basis, STDM will make changes and additions to the App, including but not limited to new products, features and functionality. If STDM modifies these Terms, we will post notice of the modifications to existing Users via the App. Your continued access to or use of the App is deemed as your acceptance of such modified terms.
1.5 STDM may impose additional terms to specific portions or features of the App, and unless expressly provided otherwise, such terms shall be incorporated into these Terms by reference. If STDM modifies these Terms, we will post notice of the modifications to existing Users via the App. In addition, certain content or software provided to or accessed by you through the App may be accompanied by its own licensing terms or terms of service which requires your acceptance before access. Where any conflict or inconsistency occurs between such additional terms and these Terms, the additional Terms prevail.
1.6 The App and all Content are provided on an "as is, as available" basis.
2. Eligibility, Registration for the App and Security
2.1 In order to use the App, you must satisfy all criteria set forth below in clause 2.2 below, including any amendments that STDM may make at its sole discretion.
2.2 You agree that throughout your use of the App, you will comply with the following:
2.2.1 you are 18 years of age and above or if you are less than 18 years of age, you have obtained the necessary consent from your legal guardian(s);
2.2.2 you will use your own email address in registering for the App; or
2.2.3 you are legally capable and permitted to accede to these Terms and to perform your obligations under these Terms.
2.3 To use the App, you are required to provide your email address. You are authorised to access and use the App only for your personal and non-commercial use. You are advised to access the App using your own device only.
3. Privacy
3.1 You willingly provide us certain information, which we collect in order to allow you to benefit from the App. When you access or use a Site or App, we may collect the following information:
3.1.1 Cookies - We use cookies to collect, store and sometimes track information for statistical purposes to improve the services we provide and provide customizable services.
3.1.2 Log Information - These server logs may include information such as web request, your interaction with a service, internet protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your requests and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account. ("Log Information");
3.1.3 Location Data - STDM may receive information about your actual location (such as GPS signals sent by a mobile device) or information that can be used to approximate a location. ("Location Data");
3.1.4 Non Personal Information - other information involving you, including but not limited to anonymous statistics, records and other information in relation to your browsing of the Site or App ("Non-Personal Information").
3.1.5 Any other relevant information which STDM deem applicable in order to provide you with maximum customer experience of the Site or App.
3.2 If you have any hesitation about providing such information to be used in any manner permitted under these Terms, you should not access or use the App.
3.3 You agree and acknowledge that we may use information we collect from you and disclose such information to STDM or any STDM Affiliate or third parties for the purposes of:
3.3.1 Your mobile phone number – The mobile numbers collected will be used for analysis and overall app experience improvement;
3.3.2 monitoring your compliance with and enforcing any terms and conditions of use imposed by STDM;
3.3.3 monitoring the use of, or planning, researching, designing, developing, market research, improving or marketing any Site or App or any related service;
3.3.4 unless you have requested otherwise, sending you periodic communications (by post, telephone, SMS or email) in relation to products, services, events and promotions;
3.3.5 complying with any applicable law or any order of a court or law enforcement, government or regulatory agency, or rendering assistance to any such agency.
3.4 By providing your information to us, you consent to us transferring your information outside of Singapore, countries where STDM and its related companies has/will set up data centres.
4. User rights and obligations
4.1 User will be granted various rights and benefits in relation to the App, You acknowledge and agree that:
4.1.1 STDM at its sole discretion may either provide the App to you on a free of charge basis or charge a Fee for the App, including but not limited to charges for unlocking new features on the App, downloading the App or upgrades to the App.
4.1.2 different rights and benefits may be granted to different Users, as STDM may determine, at its sole discretion.
4.2 You represent and warrant that your access to and use of the App will not compromise the security or integrity of STDM's systems, networks, site(s) or servers.
4.3 All User data or User behaviour may be monitored and collected by STDM or STDM Affiliates for the purpose of providing you with maximum customer experience on the Site or App. In addition, we may extend such data to Third Party Providers in view of benefiting you further as a User.
4.4 When using the App, you agree not to:
4.4.1 cause, any nuisance, annoyance or inconvenience to any person, including STDM, STDM Affiliates and other Users;
4.4.2 monitor or copy STDM's web pages or any portion of the content contained herein without STDM's express written permission;
4.4.3 interfere with the proper working of the App, exploit the App, attempt to violate, tamper with or circumvent any security measures, encryption codes or technological protection measures in or used in connection with the App.
4.4.4 access the App via any means or interface without obtaining express authorised permission from the relevant parties.
4.5 STDM hereby grants you a limited, non exclusive, non transferable licence to use the App solely for the purposes set out in this Agreement and in accordance with STDM's instructions. The licence does not include any right to copy, reverse-engineer, decompile, modify, tamper, distribute, sell or lease any part of the App or the Content.
4.6 The listing of any prohibited activities above is not exhaustive. STDM reserves the right to determine that any conduct that is or could be harmful to the App, our servers, or use of the App by any User, is in violation of these Terms and to exercise any or all of the remedies contained in these Terms.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
5.1 All trademarks, trade names, logos and service marks appearing on the App or the Content belong to STDM, STDM Affiliates and/or its content providers, including the Third Party Providers. In particular, the grant to you of a right to access and use the App and/or the Content shall not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any licence or right to use the trademarks, trade names, logos or service marks appearing on the App or the Content without the prior written consent of STDM and/or its content providers including Third Party Providers.
5.2 You shall not reproduce, modify, transfer, distribute, republish, download, post, transmit, sell, rent, lease, display, perform, broadcast, sub-licence, assign or otherwise make available any rights in or to any content contained in or made available via the App or the Content, in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of STDM or the relevant copyright owner.
5.3 You shall not, or attempt or assist another person to, tamper, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise use any part of the App, or the Content "reverse engineering" shall include the examination or analysis of the App or Content to determine the source code, structure, organisation, internal design, algorithms or encryption devices of the underlying technology of the App.
6. Billing and Fees
6.1 By accessing the App or any Content, data charges may be incurred by your network provider.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
7.1 STDM does not warrant and hereby disclaims all warranty:
7.1.1 as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability, or fitness for purpose, availability or ability of the App or any Content nor that it meets your needs.
7.1.2 that the App or Content will not breach applicable laws, contain any obscene, offensive, defamatory material, violate or infringe any copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights of any person, or violate any obligation of confidence or any other proprietary right, free from all viruses, destructive and corrupting code, programme or macro, malicious activities of third parties or phishing of user ID & P/W third party malicious activity.
7.2 The App and/or the Content may include links to sites on the internet that are owned or operated by third parties. You access such third party sites at your own risk. By providing the links, STDM does not endorse the sites or assume any responsibility for material created or published.
7.3 STDM is not liable for any loss or damage arising from unauthorised use of your account or password.
7.4 Third Party Content - The Content, in particular the news section contains headings and excerpts including news articles from external content providers including news providers and is obtained via RSS feeds to original sources. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the Content or availability of external sources including news sources. The copyright of the Content including the news is the property of their authors and / or external Content or news providers.
7.5 Disclaimer - STDM expressly dissociates itself from all Contents of linked pages. Brand names and trademarks included in the Content including the news sections may be protected by third parties and rights are subject to the ownership rights of the owner. STDM takes no responsibility for quality, completeness, timeliness or accuracy of all Content and presents the Content without guarantee. Therefore, liability for any damages is excluded.
8. Exclusion of Liability
8.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall STDM, or any of its Affiliates, be liable to you in any way whatsoever for any loss, damages or costs, whether in contract or tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with these Terms or your access to or use of the App and any Content. If, notwithstanding the provisions of this Agreement, STDM is held to be liable to you for any losses, damages or costs that arises out of or is connected in any way with your use of the App or any Content or under these Terms, STDM's aggregate liability to you shall in no event exceed SGD 50.
8.2 We may allow access to or advertise third-party product or service providers ("Merchants") from whom you may purchase certain goods or services. Transactions for these goods and services may or may not be concluded on the App. We do not operate or control the products or services offered by these Merchants. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants and will not be held responsible for any rights and obligations between you and the Merchants.
9. Indemnity
9.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless STDM, the STDM Affiliates, their respective officers, directors, employees and agents and the Third Party Providers from and against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, costs (including legal costs incurred by STDM or any of the STDM Affiliates in defending any such actions, claims or proceedings), liability, losses and damages whatsoever which may be brought or commenced against STDM or any of the STDM Affiliates by any person and/or which STDM or any of the STDM Affiliates may sustain, incur or suffer, as the case may be, arising out of or in connection with or by reason of your use of the App, violation of these Terms or rights of third party.
9.2 Your obligations under this Clause 9 shall survive 7 years from the termination of your account, your use of the App, or your relationship with STDM. STDM reserves the right to assume the defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
10. Termination of your account
10.1 STDM may suspend (temporarily or permanently) or terminate your account and your use of and access to the App at any time (i) in its absolute discretion, (ii) if STDM believes you have breached the provision of these Terms, (iii) if STDM is required to do so by law or (iv) if STDM decides to discontinue the provision of the App.
10.2 If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the App or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate these Terms and discontinue your access to or use of the App.
10.3 Upon the termination of your account for any reason, your licence to use the App ceases and you shall immediately cease use of the App.
10.4 Save for the provisions of Clauses 8, 9 and 13, no party shall have any further obligations to the other party under these Terms.
10.5 You shall not be entitled to any payment, compensation or damages of any sort from STDM in relation to the termination of your account.
11. Assignment
11.1 You shall not transfer or encumber any or all of your rights, interests and obligations under these Terms without the prior written consent of STDM.
11.2 STDM may transfer any or all of its rights, interests and obligations under these Terms to any an STDM Affiliate or third party without your prior written consent.
12. Miscellaneous
12.1 No failure to exercise or enforce, and no delay on the part of STDM in exercising or enforcing its rights under these Terms shall operate as a waiver thereof. Any provision of these Terms which is held invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without invalidating or rendering unenforceable the remaining provisions hereof, and any such invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable such provisions in any other jurisdiction.
13. Governing Law
13.1 These Terms shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and STDM agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Singapore.
14. Definitions
14.1 In these Terms, the following words and expressions shall have the following meanings:
14.1.1 "App" or "Application" means the NewsLoop digital multimedia aggregator which curates the latest Singapore and international news and other digital multimedia from reputable sources in publishing industries.
14.1.2 "Authorised Person" means any contractor(s), agent(s) or supplier(s) duly authorised by STDM to carry out installation and the provisioning of the App and equipment or any part(s) thereof in accordance with these Terms and on behalf of STDM.
14.1.3 "Content" means any and all visual, audio or video content made available on or through the App, including artwork, songs, and music videos, regardless of duration or format
14.1.4 "Fees" means the fees payable for the registration for, subscription to, access to and use of the App, any Content, including the fees payable for any services you have purchased, and such other fees, in each case as STDM may inform you from time to time, whether via the App or otherwise.
14.1.5 "Site" means a website for NewsLoop which contains product feature descriptions and direct link to the iTunes app store to download the App, FAQ and feedback link.
14.1.6 "STDM Affiliate" means STDM's related corporations (as such term is defined in section 6 of the Companies Act (Cap. 50)).
14.1.7 "Third Party Provider" means the third party provider, licensor and/or owner of Content on the App or any intellectual property rights therein.
14.1.8 "Users" means the members of the public, including you, who access and use the App and/or purchase, download and/or use the Content and "User" means any one of them.
14.2 The headings or titles to the Clauses in these Terms are to facilitate reference and shall not be referred to or relied upon in the construction of any provision of these Terms.
14.3 Where the context so admits, the singular shall include the plural and words in the masculine gender shall include the feminine and neutral genders and vice-versa.
14.4 The word "including" shall not be construed as being by way of limitation and "otherwise" shall not be construed as limited by words with which it is associated.
14.5 References to any "person" include any natural person, corporation, judicial entity, association, statutory body, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, trust, estate, unincorporated organisation or government, state or any political subdivision, instrumentality, agency or authority.