Terms of Service
These Terms of Service are current as of 20/08/2021
Please read these terms and conditions carefully.
In these Terms of Service, “Website” means the website at the www.angeassociation.com
Unless the context requires otherwise, “ANGEA”, “we” and “us” refer to Asia Natural Gas and Energy Association and “you” or “your” refers to each such party who is given access or use of the Website (or part thereof) by us.
The following Terms of Service govern your use and access of the Website and the Services.
By accessing the Website and/or using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service.
If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, do not access and/or use this Website or the Services.
1. Definitions and interpretation
1.1 Definitions. Unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions shall have the following meanings in these Terms of Service:
(a) “Affiliates” means with respect to an entity, any person directly or indirectly controlled by, controlling or under common control with that entity, where “control” means the right to exercise, directly or indirectly, more than fifty per cent. (50%) of the voting rights attributable to the management of that person and/or the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of such person.
(b) “Control” or its derivatives or variants (i.e. “Controlling, Controlled by or under the common Control”) means the right to exercise, directly or indirectly, more than 50 per cent. of the voting rights attributable to the shares of the controlled corporation, or the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of such corporation.
(c) “Intellectual Property Rights” means all copyright, patents, utility innovations, trade marks and service marks, geographical indications, domain names, layout design rights, registered designs, design rights, database rights, trade or business names, rights protecting trade secrets and confidential information, rights protecting goodwill and reputation, and all other similar or corresponding proprietary rights and all applications for the same, whether presently existing or created in the future, anywhere in the world, whether registered or not, and all benefits, privileges, rights to sue, recover damages and obtain relief or other remedies for any past, current or future infringement, misappropriation or violation of any of the foregoing rights.
(d) “Indemnitees” means ANGEA, and its Affiliates, service and data providers, agents and business partners, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, successors and assigns.
(e) “Losses” means all losses, liabilities, settlement sums, costs (including, without limitation, legal costs and costs of other professionals), penalties, fines, charges, expenses, actions, proceedings, claims and demands, whether foreseeable or not.
(f) “Materials” means, collectively, all content, information, functionalities, services or materials displayed, provided or made available on the Website, including but not limited to text, software, code, scripts, webpages, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, graphical user interface, forms, diagrams or other material contained in the Website.
(g) “Personal Data” means any data about you from which you can be identified, either (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access, including data in our records as may be updated from time to time.
(h) “Prohibited Material” means any information, graphics, photographs, data and/or any other material that:
(i) contains any computer virus or other invasive or damaging code, program or macro;
(ii) infringes any third-party Intellectual Property Rights or any other proprietary rights;
(iii) is defamatory, libellous or threatening;
(iv) is obscene, pornographic, indecent, counterfeited, fraudulent, stolen, harmful or otherwise illegal under the applicable law; and/or
(v) is or may be construed as offensive and/or otherwise objectionable, in our sole opinion.
(i) “Services” means services, information and functions made available by us through the Website. “Services” do not include the services which are provided by third parties.
(j) “Terms of Service” means the recitals, and Clauses 1 to 9.
(k) “Third Party” means a legal entity, company or person(s) that is not a party to these Terms of Service.
(l) “Trademarks” means the trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos used and displayed on the Website.
(m) “User” means any party with access to the Website and/or who uses the Services.
1.2 Interpretation: In these Terms of Service: (i) whenever the words “include”, “includes” or “including” are used in these Terms of Service, they will be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation”; (ii) reference to Clauses, Paragraphs and Schedules are (unless otherwise stated) to clauses, paragraphs and schedules of these Terms of Service; (iii) words importing the singular only shall also include the plural and vice versa where the context requires and references to persons include bodies incorporate or unincorporated, including partnerships and their successors and assigns; (iv) unless expressly indicated otherwise, all references to a number of days mean calendar days, and the words “month” or “monthly” as well as all references to a number of months means calendar months; (v) clause, paragraph and/or schedule headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms of Service; and (vi) references to a statute, law, by-law, regulation, rule, directive, delegated legislation or order also refers to the same as amended, modified or replaced from time and to any by-law, regulation, rule, directive, delegated legislation or order made thereunder.
2. General use of Services and/or access of Website
2.1 Guidelines to the use of Website: You agree to comply with any and all the guidelines, notices, operating rules and policies and instructions pertaining to the use of or access to the Website and/or the Services, as well as any amendments to the aforementioned, issued by us, from time to time. These notices, guidelines and operating rules and policies will generally be notified to you via publication on the Website or such other method of notification as may be designated by us, which you acknowledge shall be sufficient notice for the purpose of this clause. We reserve the right to revise these guidelines, notices, operating rules and policies and instructions at any time and you are deemed to be aware of and bound by any changes to the foregoing upon their publication on the Website.
2.2 Restricted activities: You agree and undertake NOT to:
(a) use the Services and/or the Website for illegal purposes;
(b) impersonate any person or entity or to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
(c) attempt to gain unauthorized access to or otherwise interfere or disrupt other computer systems or networks connected to the Website or Services;
(d) post, promote or transmit through the Website or Services any Prohibited Materials;
(e) interfere with another’s utilization and enjoyment of the Services and/or the Website;
(f) use or upload, in any way, any software or material that contains, or which you have reason to suspect that contains, viruses, damaging components, malicious code or harmful components which may impair or corrupt the Website’s data or damage or interfere with the operation of another User’s computer or the Services and/or the Website;
(g) take any action or use the Website or the Services in a manner which may adversely affect the regular operation of the Website and/or the Services (including without limitation, actions which excessively overload the systems); and
(h) use the Website or the Services other than in conformance with the acceptable use policies of any connected computer networks, any applicable Internet standards and any other applicable laws, or view, listen to, download, print or use the Materials other than as allowed under applicable laws.
2.3 Availability of Website and Services: We may, from time to time and without giving any reason or prior notice, upgrade, modify, suspend or discontinue the provision of or remove (including downtime for maintenance), whether in whole or in part, the Website or any Services and shall not be liable if any such upgrade, modification, suspension or removal prevents you from accessing the Website or any part of the Services.
2.4 Right, but not obligation, to monitor content: We and our service providers reserve the right, but shall not be obliged to:
(a) monitor, screen or otherwise control any activity, content or material on the Website and/or through the Services. We may in our sole and absolute discretion, investigate any violation of the terms and conditions contained herein and may take any action it deems appropriate;
(b) suspend, prevent, disable, terminate or restrict any access to and/or use of the Website and/or the Services (or part thereof) by any user or third party;
(c) report any activity we suspect to be in violation of any applicable law, statute or regulation to the appropriate authorities and to co-operate with such authorities; and/or
(d) to request any information and data from you in connection with your use of the Services and/or access of the Website at any time and to exercise our right under this Clause 2.4 if you refuse to divulge such information and/or data or if you provide or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that you have provided inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent information and/or data.
2.5 Additional terms: In addition to these Terms of Service, the use of specific aspects of the Website, Services and/or Materials offered by us and/or our Affiliates or service providers, may be subject to additional terms and conditions (“Additional Terms”), as notified to you from time to time and which you will need to accept before using such aspects, and will apply in full force and effect.
3. Intellectual Property Rights
3.1 Ownership of Website and Materials: The Intellectual Property Rights in and to the Website and the Materials are owned, licensed to or controlled by us, our licensors or our service providers. We reserve the right to enforce its Intellectual Property Rights to the fullest extent of the law.
3.2 Restricted use: You may not under any circumstances:
(a) copy, sell, resell, assign, licence, distribute, transmit, publicly display, rent, lease, lend, export, offer on a “pay-per-use” basis, publish or otherwise reproduce the Website, Services and/or Materials or any part thereof in any form by any means;
(b) adapt, modify, decompile, disassemble, localise, port, reverse engineer, hyperlink, mirror, frame, transfer or transmit in any manner or by any means or store in an information retrieval system or install on any servers, system or equipment, the Website, Services and/or Materials or any part thereof;
(c) remove, obscure or destroy any copyright, trade secret, proprietary or confidential legends or marking placed upon or contained within the Website, Services and/or Materials;
(d) prepare or develop derivative works based on the Website, Services and/or Materials; and
without our prior written permission or that of the relevant copyright owners. Any breach of the aforesaid restrictions shall result in immediate and automatic termination of all rights and licences granted hereunder. The use restrictions set out herein shall survive the termination of these Terms of Service.
3.3 Subject to Clause 3.4, permission will only be granted to you to download, print or use the Materials for personal and non-commercial uses if the download or printing functionality is available (e.g. by means of a download or print button), provided always that:
(a) you do not modify the Materials and that we or the relevant copyright owners retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; and
(b) you do not reuse or retransmit any such Materials (or part thereof) to any other person or entity without our prior written approval or that of the relevant copyright owners.
3.4 Trademarks: The Trademarks are registered and unregistered trademarks of us or Third Parties. Nothing on the Website and in these Terms of Service shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use (including as a meta tag or as a “hot” link to any other website) any Trademarks displayed on the Services, without our written permission or any other applicable trademark owner.
4. Our limitation of responsibility and liability
4.1 No representations or warranties: The Services, the Website and the Materials are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. All data and/or information contained in the Website and/or the Services are provided for informational purposes only. No representations or warranties of any kind, implied, express or statutory, including the warranties of non-infringement of Third Party rights, title, merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose or use, are given in conjunction with the Website, the Services or the Materials. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, we do not warrant:
(a) the accuracy, timeliness, adequacy, commercial value or completeness of all data and/or information contained in the Website, the Services or the Materials;
(b) that the Website, the Services or that any of the Materials will be provided uninterrupted, secure or free from errors or omissions, or that any identified defect will be corrected;
(c) that the Website or the Services will be compatible with any hardware or software, or the files on your browser and/or operating system;
(d) that the Website, the Services or the Materials are free from any computer virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, agent, program or macros; and
(e) the security of any information transmitted by you or to you through the Website or the Services, and you accept the risk that any information transmitted or received through the Services or the Website may be accessed by unauthorised Third Parties and/or disclosed by us or our officers, employees or agents to Third Parties purporting to be you or purporting to act under your authority. Transmissions over the Internet and electronic mail may be subject to interruption, transmission blackout, delayed transmission due to internet traffic or incorrect data transmission due to the public nature of the Internet.
4.2 Exclusion of liability: We shall not be liable to you for any loss, damages or expenses (including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages or economic loss or any claims for loss of profits or loss of use) whatsoever or howsoever caused (regardless of the form of action) arising directly or indirectly in connection with:
(a) any access, use and/or inability to use (including prohibitions, restrictions, interruptions and delays in the use of) the Website or the Services;
(b) any inaccuracies, error or omission, regardless of cause, in the Materials;
(c) any system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption, delay in transmission, computer virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, agent program or macros;
(d) any use of or access to any other website or webpage linked to the Website, even if we or our officers or agents or employees may have been advised of, or otherwise might have anticipated, the possibility of the same.
(e) any services, products, information, data, software or other material obtained or downloaded through the Website, Services and/or Materials or from any other website or webpage provided through the Website, Services and/or Materials or from any other party referred through the Website, Services and/or Materials, or through the use of the Website, Services and/or Materials;
(f) your use or misuse of the Website, Services and/or Materials;
(g) any reliance on the Website, Services and/or Materials;
(h) any loss, damages or expense caused by or attributable in whole or in part to your own act, omission, default or failure to perform your obligations hereunder;
(i) downtime costs or lost revenues, profits, business opportunities, anticipated savings, goodwill or value of any equipment;
(j) any third party claims against you for losses or damages; or
(k) loss of data arising out of the access to and/or use of the Website, Services and/or Materials by you or purportedly by you.
4.3 At your own risk: Any risk of misunderstanding, error, Loss, damage or expense resulting from the use of the Website and/or Services is entirely at your own risk and we shall not be liable therefor.
5. Hyperlinks, alerts and advertising
5.1 Hyperlinks: For your convenience, we may include hyperlinks to other websites or content on the Internet that are owned or operated by Third Parties. Such linked websites or content are not under our control and we are not liable for any errors, omissions, delays, defamation, libel, slander, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, inaccuracy or any other objectionable material contained in the contents, or the consequences of accessing, any linked website. Any hyperlinks to any other websites or content are not an endorsement or verification of such websites or content and you agree that your access to or use of such linked websites or content is entirely at your own risk.
5.2 Advertising: We may attach banners, java applets and/or such other materials to the Website for the purposes of advertising our (or our Affiliates’) products and/or services. For the avoidance of doubt, you shall not be entitled to receive any payment, fee and/or commission in respect of any such advertising or other promotional materials.
6. Consent to disclosure & provision of information
6.1 Privacy Statement: Our data protection statement explains how we treat your Personal Data when you access the Website and/or use the Services. By accessing the Website and/or using the Services, you agree to that we can collect, use and disclose any Personal Data you provide to us in accordance with our data protection statement (which may be found at www.angeassociation.com), as may be updated and/or amended by us from time to time.
6.2 Collection of data: In addition to the information that you submit, you consent to our systems being programmed to gather certain anonymous data to help us understand how the Website and/or Services are being used and how we can improve it. This automatically gathered data includes your computer’s IP or “Internet Protocol” address, statistics about how you navigate through the Website and/or Services, and information provided through the use of “cookies”. You hereby agree and acknowledge that all Intellectual Property Rights in such automatically gathered data shall vest at all times in us and are the exclusive property of us, and you shall have no rights whatsoever in such data.
7.1 Termination by us: In our sole and absolute discretion, we may with immediate effect upon giving you notice, terminate your access and use of the Website and/or Services. We may bar access to the Website and/or Services (or any part thereof) for any reason whatsoever, including a breach of any of these Terms of Service or where if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with any terms or conditions set out herein, or if in our opinion or the opinion of any regulatory authority, it is not suitable to continue providing the services relating to the Website.
7.2 Consequences of termination
(a) Upon termination or expiry of these Terms of Service for any reason whatsoever all rights and/or licences granted to you under these Terms of Service shall immediately cease and terminate and you shall forthwith cease the use and/or of the Website in any way whatsoever.
(b) Termination of this these Terms of Service for any reason shall not bring to an end ANGEA’s rights accrued prior to termination, and your obligations under any provisions of these Terms of Service which are meant to survive the termination.
8.1 Notices from us: All notices or other communications given to you if communicated through any print or electronic media as we may select will be deemed to be notified to you on the date of publication or broadcast.
8.2 Notices from you: You may only give notice to us in writing sent to our designated address or e-mail address, and we shall be deemed to have received such notice only upon receipt. While we endeavour to respond promptly to notices from you, we cannot guarantee that we will always respond with consistent speed.
8.3 Other modes: Notwithstanding Clauses 8.1 and 8.2, we may from time to time designate other acceptable modes of giving notices (including but not limited to e-mail or other forms of electronic communication) and the time or event by which such notice shall be deemed given.
9.1 Governing Law and dispute resolution: Use of the Website and/or the Services and these Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Singapore law and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Singapore courts.
9.2 Amendments: We may by notice through the Website and/or through the Services or by such other method of notification as we may designate (which may include notification by way of e-mail), vary the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, such variation to take effect on the date we specify (which shall generally be no less than seven days from the date of the notice), which you agree shall be sufficient notice for the purpose of this clause. You agree that if you use or access the Website or the Services after such date, such use or access shall constitute an affirmative: (i) acknowledgment by you of these Terms of Service and its amendments; and (ii) agreement by you to abide and be bound by these Terms of Service and its amendments. If you do not accept the variation, you must stop access or using the Website and the Services and terminate these Terms of Service. Our right to vary these Terms of Service in the manner aforesaid may be exercised without the consent of any person or entity who is not a party to these Terms of Service.
9.3 Sub-contracting and delegation: We reserve the right to delegate or sub-contract the performance of any of our functions in connection with the Website and/or Services and reserve the right to use any service providers, subcontractors and/or agents on such terms as we deem appropriate.
9.4 Assignment: You may not assign your rights under these Terms of Service without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights under these Terms of Service to any Third Party.
9.5 Force Majeure: We shall not be liable for non-performance, error, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations under these Terms of Service (or any part thereof) or for any inaccuracy, unreliability or unsuitability of the Website’s and/or Services’ contents if this is due, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to an event or failure which is beyond our reasonable control.
9.6 Severability: The invalidity or unenforceability of any of the provisions in these Terms of Service shall not adversely affect or impair the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service.
9.7 Waiver: In the event of a breach of these Terms of Service by you, our failure to enforce these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of these terms, and such failure shall not affect the right later to enforce these Terms of Service. We would still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms of Service.
9.8 Rights of Third Parties: A person or entity who is not a party to these Terms of Service shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act, Chapter 53B of Singapore or other similar laws to enforce any of these terms, regardless of whether such person or entity has been identified by name, as a member of a class or as answering a particular description. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Clause 9.8 shall affect the rights of any permitted assignee or transferee of these Terms of Service.