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Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Website of the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). By accessing and using any part of 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.

General
These Terms 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 of Use and all of the changes.

Proprietary Rights
This Website is the official MSF Website. It is owned and operated by MSF.

The materials located on this Website including the statistical data, reports, charts, graphs, information and documentation (the Contents), are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by the Government of Singapore.

Restrictions on Use of Contents
Except as otherwise provided, the Contents of this Website shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior permission of MSF. To use any parts of the Contents of this Website, the user must seek permission in writing, stating the Contents for use; intent of use; manner of use; time frame of use and identity of the user. MSF reserves the right to refuse permission without declaring reason(s); and/or if information submitted by user is deemed insufficient.

Modification of any of the Contents or use of the Contents for any other purpose will be a violation of MSF's' copyright and other intellectual property rights. Graphics and images on this Website are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without written permission of MSF.

Provided permission is expressly granted by MSF, the Contents are available if : -

(a) due acknowledgement is given to "MSF", citing the sources for the relevant data extracted.

(b) the Contents are used for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and

(c) no alterations, additions or modifications of the Contents are made in any way.

Any request to reproduce the Contents from this Web Site for publication or commercial use should be addressed to:

Communications & International Relations Division
Ministry of Social and Family Development
512 Thomson Road, #13-00
MSF Building
Singapore 298136
Republic of Singapore
Fax : 65-6-258 8605

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
The Contents of this Website are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, MSF 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 Webite 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.

MSF 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.

Right of Access
MSF 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, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

Links from this Website to other websites
This Website contains hyperlinks to websites which are not maintained by MSF. MSF 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 to the user. In no circumstances shall MSF 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.

Links to this Site from other websites
Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Website or any of the Contents are prohibited.

You must secure permission from MSF prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Web Site or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities.

MSF reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Website or any of the Contents.

Your linking to, or your framing of this Website or any of the Contents constitute acceptance of these Terms of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this Website or any of the Contents.

Under no circumstances shall MSF 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.

MSF reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any website 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.

MSF reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other website reached by links to or from this Website or any of the Contents.

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

Privacy

If you provide MSF with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in the most efficient and effective way.

MSF will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry our specific Government services.


For your convenience, MSF may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government Agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submission. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data.