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Health Promotion Board
Website Terms and Conditions

Last Revision Date: 19 July 2007

Introduction

This website is operated by the Health Promotion Board. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using this website. By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions as they may be modified from time to time. The Health Promotion Board reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Amendments will take effect when posted on the website.

Liability

This website and all information contained in it are provided "as is", without any express or implied warranties, including but not limited to, warranties about the accuracy, completeness, currentness, or suitability for any purpose of the information in this website. The Health Promotion Board does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted or error free. All liability of the Health Promotion Board howsoever arising out of or in connection with this website is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE HEALTH PROMOTION BOARD BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

The Health Promotion Board does not guarantee or warrant that files accessed on, and/or available for downloading from, this website are or will be free of computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other contaminating or destructive properties. You shall access and download information from this website at your own risk.

The health information and other information on the Health Promotion Board website is general in nature. It is provided as a public service and for information purposes only. This information does not constitute medical advice, legal advice or professional services. In particular, the health information on this website is not intended as a substitute for seeing your doctor or other professional advisor. Always consult your doctor if you have specific health care needs. Your doctor can provide necessary medical diagnosis and treatment. Do not rely on the information on this website to self-diagnose your illness. You should never disregard medical advice or delay seeking such advice because of anything you read on or through this website. The Health Promotion Board will not be responsible, under any theory of liability or indemnity, for your use of, or reliance on, the information on this website.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Health Promotion Board may provide links to certain third party websites which we believe may be of interest to you. These links to third party websites are provided for your convenience and information only. A link to a third party website does not mean that we approve, endorse or accept any responsibility for that website, its content or use, nor that we are affiliated with that website's owners.

We do not control the content, accuracy or privacy policies of these linked websites. Therefore, we are not responsible for them. You use these third party websites at your own risk.

Privacy Statement

Personal information submitted to the Health Promotion Board via this website will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Statement. In using this website, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by the Privacy Statement.

Proprietary Rights & Restricted Use

All content on this website are the property of the Health Promotion Board, save as otherwise indicated. All trade marks, brand names, product names and titles and copyrights used on this website ("Intellectual Property") are the property of their respective holders. No permission is given in respect of your use of any such Intellectual Property and such use may constitute an infringement of the holder's rights.

You may print a copy of the information contained in this website for your personal use only.

You may not:

  1. use any of our logos or any of the following names or slogans:
    1. 'HPB', 'Health Promotion Board', ' 保健促 进局 ', 'Lembaga Penggalakan Kesihatan', 'HPB (tamil) (Image)';
    2. 'Healthy Life Better Life', ' 健康生活,美好生活,' 'Hidup Sihat. Hidup Bahagia.,'HLBL (Tamil) (Image) ',
    3. 'Life. Live it Strong!', '人生,活出健康!
    4. 'HealthZone', ' 保健特区 ' , 'ZonKesihatan', 'Healthzone (tamil) (Image) ',
    5. 'HealthLine', ' 保健 热线 ', 'Talian Kesihatan', 'HL (Tamil) (Image)'
    6. 'QuitLine', ' 戒烟 热线 ', 'QuitLine', 'Quitline (Tamil) (Image)' whether registered or unregistered, in any way;

  2. hyperlink to this website without written permission from HPB;
  3. reproduce or distribute the content in this website (including text, graphics, video, music or sound) to other persons;
  4. copy the content in this website onto another server; or
  5. make any commercial use of this website,

    without the prior written permission of the Health Promotion Board, and then only if all Intellectual Property are kept intact. You may request permission by emailing us at hpb_comms@hpb.gov.sg.

    You may not upload, post or email to this website any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, objectionable or profane material, or any other content that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

General

In these terms and conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the construction of these terms and conditions.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision shall (so far as it is invalid or unenforceable) be given no effect and shall be deemed not to be included in these terms and conditions but without invalidating any of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions.

No failure or delay by us in exercising any right or remedy provided by law under or pursuant to these terms and conditions shall impair such right or remedy or operate or be construed as a waiver or variation of it or preclude our exercise at any subsequent time and no single or partial exercise of any such right or remedy shall preclude any other or further exercise of it or the exercise of any other right or remedy. Our rights and remedies under or pursuant to these terms and conditions are cumulative, may be exercised as often as we consider appropriate and are in addition to our rights and remedies under general law.

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and the Health Promotion Board shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of Singapore . In respect of any legal action or proceedings arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or this website, you shall irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore . That submission shall not affect the right of the Health Promotion Board to institute proceedings in any other jurisdiction.

Please review these terms and conditions periodically for changes and updates. To notify you of when these terms and conditions were last revised, please refer to the Last Revision Date stated at the beginning of these terms and conditions.

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