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Thank you for using the Home Team News Website (hereinafter “this Website”).
By accessing and using any part of this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use this Website.
 
1. General
These Terms and Conditions of Use may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this Website after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms and Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this Website.
 
2. Proprietary Rights
This Website is owned and operated by the Government – Ministry of Home Affairs (hereinafter “MHA”).
The materials displayed on this Website, including the information and software programs available on or through this Website (hereinafter “the Contents”), are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by MHA.
 
3. Restriction on use of Content
Apart from any fair dealings for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted in law, no part of this Website may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purposes whatsoever without the prior written permission of MHA.
 
4. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities
A) Accuracy of Information
The Contents of this Website are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, MHA 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.
 
MHA and its employees shall also not be liable for any damage or loss of any kind, howsoever caused, as a result (direct or indirect) of the use of this Website, including but not limited to any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the Content contained in or available from this Website.
 
The Contents on this Website do not constitute personal, medical, legal, financial or other professional advice.. If professional advice is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.
 
B) Technical Errors
MHA does not accept any responsibility and disclaims all legal liability for any loss or damage, howsoever occasioned and whomsoever caused, arising from, or in connection with, any technical errors, or with any problems arising from, or in connection with such errors, whether such problems or errors result directly or indirectly from accessing or using this Website, including any errors or problems arising from, or in connection with, the access to, or use of, any external website which may be linked to this Website. 
 
C) Viruses and other programs
MHA does not accept any responsibility, and disclaims all legal liability for any loss or damage caused by, or connected with, viruses, or other programs that may affect, the computer equipment, program or other property of any user who gains access to, or uses, this Website, including such loss or damage caused by the downloading, reproduction or use of any material, including but not limited to data, text, images, video or audio files/programs, from this Website, or from any external website linked to, or associated with, this Website.
 
5. Right of Access
MHA reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Website to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Website, at any time, whether or not that person or Internet address has been given access earlier, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

6. Links from this Website to other websites
This Website contains hyper-links to websites which are not maintained by MHA. MHA is not responsible for the content of those websites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those websites. Use of the hyper-links and access to such linked websites are entirely at your own risk. All hyper-links to other websites are provided as a convenience to you as a user of this Website. In no circumstances shall MHA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this Website is linked.
 
MHA is not responsible for the availability of, or access to these external sites, nor does MHA accept any responsibility for, and hereby disclaim all legal liability for any loss or damage caused by, or connected with, the contents, including the accuracy, completeness, or relevance of any information, product, or process contained within, or connected with these external websites.
 
7. Links to this Website from other websites
Your linking to, or your framing of this Website or any of the Contents constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this Website or any of the Contents.

Under no circumstances shall MHA be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites that link to this Website or any of the Contents.

MHA reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
MHA reserves the right to disable any links or frames to or from this Website and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Website or any of the Contents.

8. Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with laws of the Republic of Singapore.