Thank you for visiting www.sla.gov.sg/starsELS (this "Site").
This Site is the official website of the Singapore Land Authority ("SLA"). It is owned and operated by SLA.
By accessing and using any part of this Site, you unconditionally and irrevocably accept to be bound by the General Terms and Conditions of Use ("these Terms and Conditions").
If you do not accept, or do not agree to be bound by, these Terms and Conditions, please exit immediately.
Continue only if you accept these Terms and Conditions.
SLA may, at its absolute discretion, vary, amend or modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice.
All variations, amendments and modifications to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this Site, and your subsequent access or use of this Site will constitute your unconditional and irrevocable acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as varied, amended or modified.
You should therefore read these Terms and Conditions carefully each time you visit this Site.
All references in this Site to Terms and Conditions shall mean these Terms and Conditions as varied,
amended or modified from time to time and posted on this Site.
If any one or more provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions or any part thereof shall be deemed invalid,
unlawful or unenforceable in any respect under any applicable law, the validity,
legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions contained herein shall not in any way be affected or impaired but these Terms and Conditions shall be construed
as if such invalid, unlawful or unenforceable provision or part thereof had never been contained herein.
These Terms and Conditions are of general application.
The specific product or service requested by you may be subject to additional specific terms and conditions of use.
2. Proprietary Rights
The materials located on this Site (collectively known as the "Contents"),
including but not limited to information, text, graphics, images, music, sound recordings, scripts, software programs, technology, designs,
data compilations and other works, 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 SLA.
3. Restrictions on Use
You may access and use this Site and the Contents in the manner permitted in these Terms and Conditions only.
You may view, download and print the Contents for your personal use, provided that you keep intact all accompanying copyright and other proprietary notices.
You shall not lend, license, sell, resell, or disseminate, with or without charge, any of the Contents, or otherwise commercially exploit any of the Contents
in any manner whatsoever, whether in Singapore or elsewhere.
You shall not make or attempt to make any deletions, additions, adjustments, alterations, adaptations or modifications to this Site or any of the Contents.
You shall not reproduce, publish, upload, post, display, transmit or otherwise distribute this Site or any of the Contents in any manner or in any form, without the prior written permission of SLA and (where applicable) SLA's third party suppliers.
You hereby agree and acknowledge that any use of the Contents otherwise than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions is a violation of the intellectual property rights subsisting in the Contents and owned by SLA or (where applicable) SLA's third party suppliers.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
The Contents of this Site are provided on an "as is" basis.
SLA does not make any representations or warranties whatsoever and hereby disclaim all express,
implied and statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party, whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise,
including but not limited to the following:
any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, correctness, completeness, reliability, timeliness, currency,
quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents of this Site; and
any representations or warranties that the Contents available and functions on this Site shall be error-free or shall be available without interruption or delay, or that any defects on this Site shall be rectified or corrected, or that this Site, the Contents and the hosting servers are and will be free of all viruses and/or other harmful elements.
SLA shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages, expenses, claims, costs or loss whatsoever,
including but not limited to direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits,
lost or damaged data or damage to your computer, software, modem, telephone or other property, arising directly or indirectly from:
your access to or use of this Site (including the download and/or use of the on-line and off-line services);
any loss of access to or use of this Site, howsoever caused;
any inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission or supply of any Contents;
any delay or interruption in the transmission of the Contents on this Site, the provision of services on this Site,
or the delivery of any Contents whether caused by delay or interruption in the transmission over the internet or otherwise;
any damage to your computer, software, modem, telephone or other property resulting from your use of the services on this Site or Contents; or
any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon the Contents,
regardless of whether SLA has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss.
You hereby agree to unconditionally and irrevocably indemnify SLA and hold SLA harmless from and against any and all claims, proceedings, losses,
liabilities, costs, expenses and demands (including but not limited to legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) made against
or suffered or incurred by SLA arising directly or indirectly out of:
- access to or use of this Site; or
- your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.
6. Availability and Right of Access
SLA reserves all rights:
to suspend the operation of this Site and all or any of the Contents for any period of time without prior notice,
whether for the purposes of website updating and/or upgrading or system maintenance or otherwise;
to deny or restrict access to this Site by any person, or to block access from a particular internet address to this Site,
at any time without prior notice and without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.
- SLA further reserves the right to update, modify, delete, edit or withdraw this Site and the Contents at any time without prior notice.
7. Hyperlinks from this Site to other websites
This Site contains hyperlinks to websites which are not maintained or controlled by SLA.
SLA shall not be responsible for the contents or reliability of any hyperlinked website.
The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply endorsement by SLA of such websites or the views expressed in them.
SLA has no control over and cannot guarantee the accessibility or the proper functioning of any hyperlinked website.
Further, SLA shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damage or loss whatsoever arising from your access to any hyperlinked website.
Use of the hyperlinks and access to hyperlinked websites is entirely at your own risk.
Hyperlinks to other websites are provided for your convenience and may be removed or replaced by SLA at its absolute discretion.
Under no circumstances shall SLA be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any trade or service marks,
logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this Site is hyperlinked.
8. Hyperlinks to this Site from other websites
You shall not cache or frame this Site or any part thereof or any of the Contents, nor create hyperlinks to any page of this Site or any of the Contents,
without the prior written permission of SLA and (where applicable) SLA's third party suppliers.
By caching, framing or creating hyperlinks to this Site or any of the Contents, you are deemed to have unconditionally and irrevocably accepted,
and agreed to be bound by, these Terms and Conditions. This shall be the case even after the posting of any variations,
amendments or modifications to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept, or do not agree to be bound by, these Terms and Conditions,
you must immediately remove all frames of, and hyperlinks to, this Site and the Contents.
Under no circumstances shall SLA be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any trade or service marks, logos,
insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites that are hyperlinked to this Site or any of the Contents.
SLA reserves all rights to remove or disable any hyperlinks to or any frames of this Site or the Contents,
if those hyperlinks or frames are unauthorised, or on websites containing material or information which, in the opinion of SLA, is inappropriate,
profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable, or violates any written law or is otherwise unlawful,
or is an infringement of SLA's intellectual property or other proprietary rights.
9. Permission for use of Site or Contents
Where permission is required by these Terms and Conditions for use of this Site or the Contents,
you may apply for permission by writing to SLA at 55 Newton Road, #12-01 Revenue House, Singapore 307987.
Please include the following information in your correspondence:
the reason(s) why you require the use of this Site or the Contents;
the intended manner of use of this Site or the Contents;
whether you intend to use the whole or part only of this Site or the Contents, and if part only, which part(s);
where the intended use involves creating hyperlinks or frames of this Site or the Contents on other websites,
the website addresses of all such other websites; and
the duration of the intended use of this Site or the Contents.
SLA may, at its absolute discretion, grant or refuse permission to use this Site or the Contents,
and (if permission is granted) impose such conditions for the use of this Site or Contents as it deems fit.
SLA shall not be obliged to provide any reasons for its decision.
Currently, no fee is imposed for accessing or using any part of this Site.
SLA reserves the right to introduce fees in future for accessing or using the Site.
SLA shall not be responsible for any fees charged by any other website which is hyperlinked to this Site but not operated by SLA.
The fees for any product or service shall be that published on this Site. SLA may at any time vary all or any of the fees.
Where fees are subject to GST, such fees are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate in force.
11. Terms of Payment
Lodgment fees are to be paid via GIRO and you are required to apply to SLA for the arrangement of payment via GIRO.
SLA may at its absolute discretion and without providing any reason whatsoever reject any such application for payment via GIRO.
SLA shall be entitled to debit directly on a daily basis without any notice, the fees, charges, penalties and other monies due to SLA from the approved GIRO account.
You may terminate the GIRO account at any time upon giving SLA not less than one month's prior notice in writing.
You shall ensure that the GIRO account has sufficient funds to meet the payment of fees and other monies due and payable to SLA.
If any payment is unsuccessful or monies due are not received, SLA shall be entitled to charge a penalty and/or late payment interest
at the prevailing interest rate or such other rate as SLA may determine from time to time and calculated on a daily basis,
on any such amounts that are due and payable. SLA also reserves the right to suspend or terminate your eLodgment Account with immediate effect
if you are in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.
You shall be responsible for all transactions effected through this Site regardless of whether such transactions were made with or without your authority.
If you notice any error, inaccuracy or discrepancy in the amount(s) debited or charged you shall inform SLA in writing within 3 days of such debit or charge,
failing which the amount(s) debited or charged shall be deemed correct, and you shall not be entitled to dispute any such amount(s) so debited or charged.
SLA will not entertain requests for refund of any fees or charges except in cases of excess payment.
SLA will refund such amounts paid in excess free of interest or compensation in respect thereof.
12. Third Party Services Disclaimer
SLA uses third party services ("Third Party Services") to identify and authenticate users of the STARS eLodgment System (ELS).
SLA makes no warranty whatsoever that the Third Party Services will be error free, perform in an uninterrupted manner, meets conditions of merchantability,
or is fit for particular purposes. Any losses incurred or sustained by you in connection with or arising out of the use of such services shall be borne
exclusively by you, and in no event shall any such losses in whole or part be borne by SLA.
The Third Party Services are provided to identify and authenticate ELS users. You agree that you will not use such services in an unlawful, negligent or fraudulent manner.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless SLA against all loss, damages, expenses, claims and actions arising out of or in connection with your use of
such services in the manner described in this clause.
SLA shall not be responsible for any malfunction in your computer system, software or internet access service provider that may affect the accuracy
or timeliness of the transmission of your documents and/or instructions.
13. Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore,
and you irrevocably agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore and waive any objection
which you might have now or hereafter to such courts being nominated as the forum to hear and determine any suit, action or proceeding,
and to settle any disputes, which may arise out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions.
Last Update : 4 Dec 2014
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