ARISTOU PROJECT MANAGER FORUM

TERMS OF USE

http://www.aristou.com.sg/ITPMForum/ (herein referred to as ‘ITPMForum’) is owned and operated by Aristou Pte Ltd (herein referred to as ‘Aristou’). By using the ITPMForum service (herein referred to as ‘the "Service"), you accept and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (herein referred to as the ‘Terms of Service’). Nothing in the Terms of Service should be construed to confer any rights to third party beneficiaries.


1.     Changes to Service
Aristou has the sole discretion to change or terminate the Service at any time for any reason, and without notice, without liability to you, any other user of the Service or any third party. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the Terms of Service.

2.     Changes to Terms of Service
The Terms of Service of this service are subject to update by Aristou at any time with or without notice, and you can review the latest version online at any time at ITPMForum.

3.     Registration
When  you  register  with  ITPMForum,  you  must  provide  true,  accurate  and  complete registration information. The registration process requires you to input a username and password. You are responsible for all activities occurring under your username and for keeping your password secure.ITPMForumis only available to users who are adult PM professionals. If you are under 21 years old you may not register to use the ITPMForum.

4.     Description of Service
ITPMForum is established to provide users, especially project managers with access to a wealth of resources and information, including forums, reviews, articles (herein referred to as the ‘Service’). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Services, including the release of new ITPMForum resources, shall be subject to the Terms & Conditions of Service. In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device.

5.     Use of Materials
The Service includes both content owned or controlled by Aristou, as well as content owned or controlled by third parties and license to Aristou (collectively, the ‘Materials’).

You may use this Website only for your personal, non-commercial. 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 Website.

6.    Content
You are responsible for all data, text, information, links and other content     (collectively, ‘Content’) that you publish, post, upload, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit via the Service. You must ensure that sexually explicit content that is not suitable for minors, is not published, posted, uploaded, distributed, disseminated or otherwise transmitted via the Service.

You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive,indecent or objectionable. You acknowledge that ITPMForumis not liable for such content, including but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted via the Service. You agree that your use of the services are entirely at your own risk.

As Website Owner, ITPMForum has the sole discretion to decide whether to restrict certain members’ access, and may change the access to the Website at any time. The Website Owner may, at any time, transfer the ownership of the Website to another party. The website Owner is responsible for the maintenance and monitoring of the content in the Service, including deleting any content at any time.

7.     Links to Third Party Sites
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide links to other World Wide Web (WWW) websites or resources for your convenience. As ITPMForum does not have control over such sites and/or resources, you in using the Website acknowledge and agree that ITPMForumis not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites and resources. Our inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement of the material on these websites or any association with their operators. You further acknowledge and agree that ITPMForum shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

8.     Appropriate Conduct
As a member of this Website through your usage, you warrant to ITPMForum that you will not use this Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the terms, conditions and notices herein. You agree that you are responsible for your own conduct and communications while using the Service and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use the Service only to send and receive messages and material that are legal, proper and related to the particular forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Service you will not:
a) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
b) Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
c) Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a ITPMForum official, forum moderator, admin, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
d) Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
e) Upload Customer files / document or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
f) Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
g) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.
h) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
i) Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose within the forums that are designated as no-solicitation zones;
j) Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
k) Download any file posted by another user of a forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
l) 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.
m) Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communities.
n) Promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "Crush" sites.
o) “Stalk” or otherwise harass another.
p) Collect or store personal data about other users.
q) Registering of multiple membership accounts to represent physically different individuals.

9.  Forum Conduct
You agree and acknowledge that during your interaction in any particular forum,
a)   You will only post relevant topics or replies.
b)   You will clearly identify yourself as an employee representing your company(ies), brand(s) or service(s) or product(s) if you are posting information pertaining to related industries.
c)   You will not 'hijack' any topics to your advantage.
d)   You will not intentionally put up false information to mislead the crowd.
e)   You will not take part in any flame wars.

10.  Termination and Access Restriction
You agree that ITPMForum in its sole discretion, reserves the right

  • To deny any user access to this Website or portion thereof, 
  • To decide what it should do with the content operated by you, 
  • To terminate your password, ITPMForum membership, 
  • To remove and discard any content within the Service 

For any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if ITPMForum believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter spirit of the Terms of Service. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service may be effected without prior notice. Further you agree that ITPMForum shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Service.

ITPMForum may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice.

These Terms of Service will apply to your use of the Service. You may terminate your use of the Service at any time, for any reason, by contacting us.
Our  proprietary  rights,  disclaimer  or  warranties,  indemnities,  limitations  of  liability  and miscellaneous provisions shall survive any such termination.

11.  Proprietary Rights
ITPMForum and its affiliates and licensors own and retain all rights in the Service, which contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Except as expressly authorized by ITPMForum, you may not copy, modify,  publish,  transmit,  distribute,  perform,  display  or  sell  any  of  such  proprietary information.

You own and have control over any content submitted, posted or displayed by you on or through the Service. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark 
and copyright to any content you submit, post or display on or through the Service and you are  responsible  for  protecting  those  rights,  as  appropriate.  By  submitting,  posting  or displaying  content  on  or  through  the  Service,  you  grand  ITPMForum  a  worldwide, non-exclusive royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt and publish such content on the Service solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting the Service. The license terminates when such content is deleted from the Service. ITPMForum reserves the right to syndicate content submitted, posted or displayed by you on or through the Service and use that content in connection with other services offered by ITPMForum.

12.  Advertisements and Promotions
ITPMForum will run advertisements and promotions. In using this Website you agree that ITPMForum has the right to run such advertisements and promotions. The manner, mode and/or extent of such advertising may change from time to time.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that ITPMForum shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

13.  Censorship and Accuracy
This Website reserves the right to disclose any information deemed necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or material in whole or in part.
This Website does not control the content posted via the Service, and therefore does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity and/or quality of such content. You understand and agree that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that could be offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable.

ITPMForum neither control nor endorse the content found in the Service, and therefore specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the service and any action resulting from your participation  in  any  Service.  Forum moderators  and  administration  are  not  authorized spokespersons, and their views do not reflect those of ITPMForum.

14.  Privacy Policy
ITPMForum may disclose to third parties certain aggregate information contained in your Registration Data or related data, provided that, such information will NOT include personally identifying information, except as specifically authorized by you or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, legal process, to enforce the Terms of Service, or under any of the other circumstances set forth in our privacy policy, as may be amended from time to time.

15.  Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold ITPMForum and its affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms of Service, or your violation of any rights of another.

The software, pictures, or file downloads available for downloading through ITPMForum may be uploaded by other users. This Website does not verify, endorse or otherwise vouch for the content of the software on our web pages. We disclaim any responsibility for or liability related to the software. There are inherent dangers in the use of any software available for download on the internet, and we caution you to make sure that you completely understand the potential risks before downloading any of the software. You are solely responsible for installation, management, operation and support of the software. The entire risk as to the results and performance of the software is assumed by you. In no event will we be liable for any damages arising out of the use of the software. If you find any content on our Website that infringe intellectual property rights or otherwise is unlawful, please inform ITPMForum, and we will remove it from our site immediately.

16.  General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
You agree that ITPMForum has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any  content  maintained  or  posted  by  or  through  the  Service.  You  acknowledge  that ITPMForum has not set a fixed upper limit on the number of transmissions you may send or receive through the Service or the amount of storage space used; however, we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to create limits at any time with or without notice.

17.  Liability Disclaimer
The information, software, products, and services included on this Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.

ITPMForum  makes  no  representations  about  the  suitability,  reliability,  timeliness,  and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained in this Website for any purpose, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or any kind.

ITPMForum hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

In no event shall ITPMForum be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this Website, with the delay or inability to use this Website, the provision of or failure to provide the Service, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through this Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this Website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if ITPMForum has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states / jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

If you do not agree to any portion of this Website, or with any or the Terms of Service, you should not use this Website.

18.  Service Contact
Contact askforum@aristou.com.sg with questions or problems with this Website.

19.  General Information
This Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and ITPMForum, and govern your use of the Service,  superseding any prior agreements between you and ITPMForum. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate or other ITPMForum services, third party content or third party software.

The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and ITPMForum shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and ITPMForum agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Republic of Singapore. The failure of ITPMForum to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court shall endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Service remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.