1. Acceptance of Terms
1.1. The following describes the terms on which goldclubasia.com (“goldclubasia.com”) offers you (the “User”) the services and access to the goldclubasia.com website (the “Website”) and the Gold Club Asia Forum (the “Forum”) located at the URL: http://www.goldclubasia.com which is designed to provide a platform for users such as yourself to list products for sale, relay information and exchange views, opinions and ideas, subject to the terms and conditions set out herein.
1.2. By accessing, reading and/or posting messages on the Website, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and any other policies, rules and regulations for the Website as may be imposed by goldclubasia.com from time to time which are incorporated herein by reference. Please do not use, access, read and/or post messages on the Website and kindly exit from this site if you do not agree to be bound by these terms.
1.3. These Terms of Service may be revised or updated from time to time. Any such revision or updates will be posted on http://www.goldclubasia.com and your continued use of the Website shall be deemed and construed as your conclusive and binding acceptance of the revision or updated terms.
2. About Our Services
2.1. The Website, all of the information contained therein, including but not limited to all text, graphics, links or other items, is provided on an “AS IS WHERE IS” basis. goldclubasia.com makes no representation or warranty, whether express or implied (to the extent permitted by law) :
(a) as to the use, security, accuracy, reliability, non-infringement, satisfactory quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Website; or
(b) that the use of the Website will be uninterrupted and free of any viruses or bugs.
2.2. In no event shall goldclubasia.com or any of its affiliates be liable for any loss, injury, damage, claims, costs or expense of any kind arising from any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or other harmful elements, communication line failure, breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, copyright infringement, breach of intellectual property right or any other cause of action.
2.3. The User acknowledges that Website content are for informational and educational purposes only, and does not constitute investment advice or be construed as a solicitation or offer to purchase or sell securities or any other products that may be featured on the Website.
3. Forum Messages
3.1. The Forum is provided by goldclubasia.com as a convenience to its users and any information available on the Forum does not originate from goldclubasia.com. All opinions, views and recommendations expressed in the messages on the Forum are entirely those of the users involved and not of goldclubasia.com. goldclubasia.com shall not be liable for any loss arising out of the use or in relation to any ideas, opinions, views, recommendations or other information posted on the Website. Users who rely on information posted on the Website do so solely at your own risk.
4.1. Joining goldclubasia.com and browsing listed items is free. Fees are applicable for the use other services, such as the listing of items for sale. When you list an item or use a service that has a fee you have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged based on our Fees Schedule, which we may change from time to time. Changes to fees are effective after we provide you with at least fourteen (14) days' notice by posting the changes on the Website. We may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events (for example, free listing days) or new services, and such changes are effective when we post the temporary promotional event or new service on the Website.
4.2. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in Singapore Dollars. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with the Website and services in a timely manner with a valid payment method. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms.
5. Hyperlinked Content
5.1. The Website may provide you with opportunities to link to, or otherwise use, sites and services offered through or by third-parties. Your use of these third-party services is subject to terms posted by these third-parties. We have no control over any third-party site or service and we are not responsible for any changes to any third-party service or for the contents thereof, including, without limitation, any links that may be contained in or accessible through such third-party service. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these third-party sites or services. Our inclusion of advertisements for, or links to, a third-party site or service (if any) does not constitute an endorsement.
6. Intellectual Property
6.1. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos (the "Trademarks") displayed on the Website are registered or unregistered Trademarks of goldclubasia.com, its affiliates or licensors. Nothing in the Website should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any such Trademarks. goldclubasia.com prohibits use of the Trademarks as an in-link to any goldclubasia.com site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by goldclubasia.com in writing.
7. Posting of Content
7.1. You may only submit contributions (including but not limited to any text, graphics, video and/or audio content, and other materials or information) (“Postings”) to the Website in accordance with these Terms of Service. You are solely responsible for your own Postings, and goldclubasia.com only acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of your Postings on the Website.
7.2. By submitting your Postings, you agree as follows :-
(a) you will not include any content in your Postings that is or could be unlawful, defamatory, offensive, obscene, dangerous or false, or any content that is protected by copyright or other intellectual property right, without first obtaining permission of the copyright owner or rights-holder, or any content that contains any viruses, bugs or other harmful elements;
(b) you hereby grant to goldclubasia.com a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free and sub-licensable right and licence to use and exercise all copyright and publicity rights you have in your Postings in any media and for any purpose;
(c) you will not assume a false identity or the identity of another user when using the Website, and you will not use the Website for any unlawful or illegal activities, including but not limited to spamming, harassing or otherwise causing distress to other users.
7.3. goldclubasia.com shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content on the Website. goldclubasia.com shall have the right to remove or delete any material that goldclubasia.com, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these terms or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate without having to assign any reason therefore. In addition, goldclubasia.com shall have the right to terminate your use of the Website if it believes that you have violated these terms or for any other reason whatsoever, without notice to you.
8. Personal Information
8.1. If you submit or provide any personally identifiable information through the Website, you acknowledge and consent to goldclubasia.com collecting and using such information for various purposes, including without limitation:
(a) To provide goods and services by goldclubasia.com or its designated representatives and/or business partners to you or parties designated by you and matters ancillary thereto.
(b) For verification and record of your personal particulars including comparing it with information from other sources and using the information to communicate with you.
(c) To conduct statistical analysis of the users of our sites including the number of users, the frequency of use, profile of users and using such analysis for the enhancement of our products and services.
(d) To comply with any request from any third party or any order of court or directive from authorities investigating any alleged offence, misdeeds, infringement and/or abuse or for the purposes of taking legal action against any users for breach of these Terms of Service.
8.2. We may send regular emails, newsletters and/or updates to our members to keep them informed about new services and promotions. By agreeing to these terms of service, you agree to receive these regular emails, newsletters and/or updates.
9. Maintenance of Services
9.1. goldclubasia.com may be required to carry out either planned or unplanned system maintenance, upgrading, testing or repairs on The Website, which may cause interruptions to your ability to access The Website and its Services. We will endeavour to provide sufficient notice to you regarding such outages. Without prejudice to the other provisions of these Terms of Service, we shall not be liable for any loss, damages, costs or expenses that you may suffer or incur, and no fees payable by you to us shall be deducted, refunded or rebated, as a result of such outages.
10.1. Where you subscribe for any services through the Website that relates to any advertisement or other similar services, whether as a potential seller or buyer, you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that the Website acts as a venue only and goldclubasia.com is not responsible for the reliability, accuracy or truthfulness of any information that is posted by other users.
11.1. goldclubasia.com may revise the Terms of Service at any time by updating this page. You should visit this page from time to time and review the then current Terms of Service because they are binding on you. Your continued access to The Website and use of its Services constitutes an acceptance of the then current Terms of Service.
12.1. You agree to defend and hold goldclubasia.com, its affiliates and related corporations from and against all claims, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees on an indemnity basis, arising out of your use of the Website or any breach of these terms. In addition, goldclubasia.com may use whatever information that is available about you (including any personally identifiable information provided by you through the Website) to stop any such breach or any unlawful or inappropriate use of the Website, including informing any third party goldclubasia.com deems appropriate of such breach or use and/or disclosing your personal information to such third party.
13.1. If any of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such term shall be struck out and the remaining terms shall be enforced. Any failure to act by goldclubasia.com with respect to any breach by you or others of any of the provisions of these terms and conditions does not waive goldclubasia.com’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
14.1. You hereby agree and acknowledge :-
(a) that all electronic communications made pursuant to the use of this Website shall be given legal effect, validity and enforceability and shall have, between the parties thereto, comparable evidential value to that accorded to a signed written document;
(b) not to contest the legally binding nature, validity or enforceability of any transaction on the Website on the ground that it was entered into electronically.
15. Governing Laws
15.1. These terms shall be governed by Singapore laws and any dispute arising out of the use of the Website shall be referred to the Singapore courts.