ACCEPTANCE OF TERM OF USE


1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS


Thank you for visiting this Website which is maintained by the National Institute of Education, an Institute of Nanyang Technological University (.NIE.).


By accessing and using this website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

 

2. REGISTRATION


In consideration of your use of our Website, you agree to provide update and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself ("Registration Information"). If you provide any Registration Information that NIE has grounds to suspect that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, NIE may suspend and/or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any parts thereof).


As a registered user, you will receive a password and account designation. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account regardless of whether such activities are with or without your knowledge or consent. You agree to (a) immediately notify NIE of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. NIE is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Clause.

 

3. PRIVACY POLICY


Registration information and certain other information about you are subjected to NIE's Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at http://www.nie.edu.sg.

 

4. CONTENT


You are entirely responsible for all information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, videos, messages or other materials ("Content")(whether publicly posted or privately transmitted) that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Website.


NIE does not control the Content posted via the Website and, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Use of any Content is at your sole risk. Under no circumstances will NIE be liable in any way for any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Website. You must have the legal right to copy and display each video that you upload, share or print.


NIE does not claim ownership rights in any digital content contained in your account. For the sole purpose of enabling us to display your digital content through the Service or those with which you have shared your content, you grant to NIE a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, distribute, and display that digital content. When you share your digital content, you also allow the recipients to share and make copies of that content.


You agree when using the Website you will not:


a) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive;


b) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise represent your affiliation with a person or entity;


c) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships and any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any party;


d) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;


e) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;


f) "stalk" or otherwise harass another or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;


g) interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website;


h) collect or store personal data about other users;


i) download any file posted by another user of the Website that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.


j) falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.


k) registering of multiple membership accounts to represent physically different individuals.


You agree that during your interaction in any particular forum;

a) You will only post relevant topics or replies.

b) You will not 'hijack' any topics to your advantage.

c) You will not intentionally put up false information to mislead the crowd.

d) You will not take part in any flame wars.


NIE does not pre-screen Content, but NIE has the right in their sole discretion to delete, refuse or move any Content that is available via the Website.


NIE may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the users of the Website and the public.

 

5. LICENCE TO USE CONTENT


Any Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Website, you agree to grant NIE and other users and members of public a world-wide, royalty free, non-revocable and non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content.


This Web site is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this Web site.

 

6. INDEMNITY


You agree to indemnify and hold NIE and its officers, agents, contractors, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content that you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Website, your use of or connection to the Website, your breach of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.

 

7. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE


NIE may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Website. NIE may change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion and without prior notice.


NIE is not liable for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Website. NIE also reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time.

 

8. MODIFICATIONS


NIE may at any time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part thereof) without notice. NIE shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website.

 

9. TERMINATION


NIE may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, immediately terminate your Website account, and access to the Website.


Cause for such termination includes but is not limited to (a) your breach of the Terms or other incorporated agreements, rules or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) discontinuance or material modification to the Website (or any part thereof), (d) technical issues or problems, and (e) extended periods of inactivity .


NIE shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Website.

 

10. NOTICES


Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Website may also provide notices of changes to the Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Website.

 

11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS


If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed, such notice of claims of intellectual property infringement should be sent to:


Webmaster

1 Nanyang Walk

Singapore 637616

E-mail: infosec@nie.edu.sg

 

12. HYPERLINKS FROM THE WEBSITE


The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites which are not maintained by NIE. NIE is not responsible for the contents of those websites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those websites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such websites are entirely at your own risk.


Hyperlinks to other websites are provided as a convenience. In no circumstances shall NIE be considered to be associated or affiliated with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this website is linked.

 

13. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES


The contents of this Website are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, NIE does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranty:


a) as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of the contents of this website;


b) that the contents available through this website or any functions associated therewith will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this website and the server is and will be free of all viruses and/or other harmful elements.


NIE shall also not be liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused as a result (direct or indirect) of the use of the website, including but not limited to any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the contents contained in or available from the website.

 

14. GOVERNING LAW


These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore.