1.2. This Service is provided to you by the Government Technology Agency (“GovTech”). GovTech’s office is located at 10 Pasir Panjang Road, #10-01, Mapletree Business City, Singapore 117438.
1.5 Before you Use For.sg or For.sg Materials, please check that you are using —
1.5.1 For.sg and For.sg Materials that are from a legitimate source (i.e. For.sg Website); and
1.5.2 For.sg and For.sg Materials that are operated and/or published by GovTech.
If you Use For.sg or For.sg Materials that are not from a legitimate source or not operated or published by GovTech, GovTech will not be responsible for anything that results from such use.
“Compatible Device” means a Device which meets or exceeds the requirements prescribed by GovTech from time to time.
“Content” means any and all data, information, images, text, messages, notifications, digital content and/or media that may be uploaded, created, produced, generated, stored and/or transmitted through the Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials.
“Device” means a computer, laptop, mobile phone, smartphone, tablet, phablet, kiosk or other device from which For.sg can be Used.
“For.sg Account” refers to the account which you have for the purposes of Using For.sg.
“Generated Content” is defined in Clause 8.1.
“Government Technology Agency” or “GovTech” means the Government Technology Agency, a body corporate established under the Government Technology Agency Act 2016.
“Guidelines” means any and all additional terms, instructions, guidelines, directions and/or policies with respect to any operational or technical details or FAQs regarding For.sg and/or For.sg Materials, as may be issued or amended by GovTech from time to time.
“Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights existing from time to time, whether existing now or in the future, under any trademark law, copyright law, patent law, trade secret law and any and all other proprietary rights, and any and all applications, renewals, extensions and restorations thereof, now or hereafter in force and effect worldwide, or capable of protection in any relevant country in the world.
“PDPA” means the Personal Data Protection Act 2012.
“personal data” has the same meaning as set out in the PDPA.
“Re-Directed Materials” is defined in Clause 10.1.
“SIAC” is defined in Clause 16.3.
“SIAC Rules” is defined in Clause 16.3.
“For.sg” means the services and products as set out in the Schedule, and which is available through such Devices, websites, channels or platform, as may be designated by GovTech from time to time.
“For.sg Materials” means any and all products (including the For.sg Website), services, features, generated links, works of authorship, documents, software, application programming interface (API), content, know-how, inventions, processes, designs and any other subject matter or materials, in whatever form or medium (including digital equivalents of all the aforementioned subject matter) supplied or made available to you in connection with For.sg.
"For.sg Website" refers to "for.sg" specified by GovTech from time to time.
“Service” refers to For.sg and For.sg Materials.
"Third Party" is defined in Clause 4.1.
"Third Party Terms" is defined in Clause 4.1.
"Updates" is defined in Clause 13.1.
"Use", "Uses", "Using" or "Used" in relation to For.sg or For.sg Materials includes downloading, installing, accessing, operating or using For.sg or For.sg Materials.
1.8 Unless the contrary intention appears —
1.8.2 words importing the singular include the plural and vice versa;
1.8.3 references to persons are to be construed as references to an individual or a body corporate as the context requires;
1.8.4 the words, “include” “includes” and “including” are to be read as if they are followed by the phrase “without limitation”;
1.8.5 any reference to “For.sg” includes a reference to “part of For.sg”, including individual services or products, and any reference to “For.sg Materials” includes a reference to “part of For.sg Materials”; and
1.8.6 any reference to any Act of Parliament includes any amendment, replacement or re-enactment to that Act and includes any subsidiary legislation made under that Act.
2.1. You agree to comply with any and all guidelines, notices, operating rules and policies and instructions pertaining to the Use of For.sg and For.sg Materials (including Guidelines), any amendments to the aforementioned issued by GovTech from time to time, as well as any applicable laws and regulations. Third Party Terms as described in Clause 4 may also apply.
2.3 You shall not do any of the following to For.sg or For.sg Materials:
2.3.1 copy, sell, distribute, transmit, publicly display, rent, lease, export, sub-license, publish or otherwise reproduce For.sg or For.sg Materials in any form or by any means;
2.3.2 adapt, modify, decompile, disassemble or reverse-engineer, interfere with or intercept For.sg or For.sg Materials;
2.3.3 prepare or develop derivative works based on any of For.sg or For.sg Materials;
2.3.4 remove, circumvent, impair, bypass, disable or otherwise interfere with For.sg or For.sg Materials;
2.3.5 misrepresent or make false or misleading claims regarding For.sg or For.sg Materials;
2.3.6 use any device, software, exploits, or routine, including, but not limited to, any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, robots, data-mining or data scraping tools or cancel bots intended to damage or interfere with the proper operation of For.sg and For.sg Materials; and
2.3.7 transmit or upload viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, malware or any other items that may introduce security vulnerabilities to or harm For.sg or For.sg Materials.
2.4 You shall not Use For.sg or For.sg Materials in a manner that would:
2.4.1 damage, disrupt, disable, overburden, or impair the operation of For.sg and For.sg Materials; and
3.2.2 suspend Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials, during times of maintenance (whether scheduled or unscheduled), without notice or liability to you whatsoever;
3.3.3 deny or restrict Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials to you without ascribing any reasons and without liability to you whatsoever; and
3.3 GovTech retains the discretion in determining whether or not to provide maintenance and support services for For.sg or For.sg Materials, and if so, the type and nature of such maintenance and support services.
4.2. It is your responsibility to check, read and accept the most up-to-date versions of these Third Party Terms and you are deemed to have notice of the same. If you do not accept these additional terms, your Use of For.sg and For.sg Materials may be affected.
4.3 You will not hold GovTech liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused as a result (direct or indirect) of the use of such Third Party website, software or service, including any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the contents contained in or available from such Third Party website, software or service.
4.4 For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in For.sg or For.sg Materials will be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty of or by GovTech with respect to any Third Party or any Third Party’s content, products, services or otherwise, even where the Third Party website, software or service may require the Use of For.sg. GovTech make no representation or guarantee regarding the availability or content (including its truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability) of such Third Party content, product, service or otherwise and any use or reliance on the same by you is solely at your own risk.
5.1 Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials via your Device may require you to —
5.1.1 have an adequate Internet connection;
5.1.2 have a Compatible Device; and
6.1 Certain features and functionalities of For.sg and For.sg Materials are only accessible with a For.sg Account.
6.2 You agree that you will be liable and responsible for any activity conducted through, or purported to be conducted through, your For.sg Account.
6.3 You agree that you will not hold GovTech responsible or liable, in any way whatsoever, for losses, costs, expenses or damages suffered or incurred by you or any third party if there is any unauthorised use of your For.sg Account.
6.4 You will exercise reasonable care to prevent the loss, disclosure or unauthorised use of your For.sg Account. GovTech will not be responsible or liable for any loss caused to or damage suffered by you if any person should obtain possession of your For.sg Account and obtain information about you or your For.sg Account or carry out any activities through your For.sg Account.
7.1 You acknowledge that GovTech, or a relevant Third Party, own all titles, rights and interest, including Intellectual Property Rights, in and to For.sg and For.sg Materials, including any software therein, and any Content made available or accessible via For.sg. You will not do or permit any act which is directly or indirectly likely to limit our rights, title or interest, or that of a relevant Third Party (as the case may be), in and to the same. Unless otherwise expressly permitted by law, you agree not to modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from, For.sg or For.sg Materials. Without limiting the foregoing, you will not use in any way and will not reproduce any trademark, logo, trade name and similar mark that are associated with For.sg, without our prior written consent, or that of the relevant Third Party (as the case may be).
7.2 You also agree to not remove, obscure, or alter our or any relevant Third Party’s copyright notice, trademark, or other proprietary right notice contained within, applied to or made available or accessible in conjunction with or through For.sg.
7.3 GovTech do not represent or warrant that the Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials by you will not constitute an infringement or misuse of any third party right, including Intellectual Property Rights.
7.4 No part of For.sg or For.sg Materials may be reproduced or reused without our prior written permission.
8.1 You may be required to create, generate, share, submit or transmit certain Content in the course of your Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials (“Generated Content”). Examples of such Content include hyperlinks provided by you when Using For.sg or For.sg Materials. You grant GovTech and any relevant Third Party a non-exclusive, worldwide and royalty free licence and right to handle and deal with the Generated Content for the purposes of providing you with For.sg, and any purposes directly incidental or related to the same.
9.1. The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, GovTech does not make any representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever in relation to the Service and hereby disclaims all express, implied and/or 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 any representations or warranties:
9.1.1. as to the accuracy, completeness, correctness, currency, timeliness, reliability, availability, interoperability, security, non-infringement, title, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the Service; and/or
9.1.2. that the Service or any functions associated therewith will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this Service, website and the server are and will be free of all viruses and/or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro.
9.2. GovTech shall also not be liable to you or any third party for any damage or loss of any kind whatsoever and howsoever caused, including but not limited to any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer, software or any other property, whether arising directly or indirectly from –
9.2.1. your Use of this Service, or any part thereof;
9.2.2. any loss or unavailability of Use of this Service or any part of this Service, howsoever caused;
9.2.3. any inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission of, the Service or any Content made available or accessible via For.sg or For.sg Materials;
9.2.4. any delay or interruption in the transmission of the Service or any Content made available or accessible via For.sg or For.sg Materials, whether caused by delay or interruption in transmission over the internet or otherwise;
9.2.5. any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon the Service, or any statement, opinion, representation, information or any Content made available or accessible via For.sg, or For.sg Materials, regardless of whether GovTech has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss; or
9.2.6 any breakdown or malfunction of any equipment system or software (including any Registered Mobile Device) used in connection with For.sg or For.sg Materials, whether belonging to GovTech or not, including any electronic terminal, server or system, or telecommunication or other communications network or system;
9.2.7 any Use, mis-Use, purported Use or mis-Use or unauthorised Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials;
9.2.8. your computer or hardware or any other device not working or functioning properly;
9.2.9 any virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro in For.sg or For.sg Materials.
9.3. Without prejudice and in addition to the foregoing, insofar as the Service facilitates or requires the provision, use or functioning of, or is provided in conjunction with, other products, software, materials and/or services not provided by GovTech, GovTech makes no representation or warranty in relation to such products, software, materials and/or services (including without limitation any representation or warranties as to timeliness, reliability, availability, interoperability, quality, fitness for purpose, non-infringement, suitability or accuracy).
9.4. You shall not rely on any part of the Service to claim or assert any form of legitimate expectation against GovTech, whether or not arising out of or in connection with GovTech’s roles and functions as a public authority.
9.6 You acknowledge that your Use of For.sg or For.sg Materials contains the possibility of human and machine errors, inaccuracies, omissions, delays, unavailability and losses, including the inadvertent loss of data or Generated Content which may give rise to loss or damage suffered by you, and you agree that you will not hold GovTech liable in any way whatsoever for the said loss or damage. You agree that you Use For.sg, For.sg Materials or any Third Party website, software or service made available in conjunction with or through For.sg or For.sg Materials at your own discretion and risk and that you will be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by you and to your Device, or loss, damage to or corruption of data that results from the Use of For.sg, For.sg Materials or Third Party website, software or service.
10.1. Insofar as the Service provides a hyperlink to websites, services, products, or other material not maintained or controlled by GovTech (collectively, the “Re-Directed Materials”), GovTech shall not be responsible for the availability or content of the Re-Directed Materials and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to or use of the Re-Directed Materials. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such Re-Directed Materials are entirely at your own risk. The hyperlinks are provided merely as a convenience to you and do not imply endorsement by, association or affiliation with GovTech of the contents of or provider of the Re-Directed Materials. Where any Third Party Terms apply to Re-Directed Materials, you are expected to read and comply with such Third Party Terms and Clause 4 will apply.
10.3. GovTech reserves all rights:
10.3.1. to disable any links to, or frames of, any materials which are unauthorised (including without limitation materials which imply endorsement by or association or affiliation with GovTech, materials containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights); and
10.3.2. to disclaim responsibility and/or liability for materials that link to or frame any part of the Service.
12.1 There are currently no fees for Using For.sg or For.sg Materials. GovTech reserves the right to introduce new fees from time to time. GovTech is not responsible for any fee charged by any other Internet site, application, software, service, product or otherwise that is not provided by GovTech.
13.1 From time to time, GovTech may issue, release or provide updates/upgrades to, or new versions of, For.sg or For.sg Materials (“Updates”). Such Updates may take place and be implemented automatically, or may require action on your part. Please note that For.sg and For.sg Materials may not operate properly or at all if the Updates are not installed or implemented by you. For the avoidance of doubt, GovTech does not guarantee that such Updates will be made available on, or that such Updates will continue to be compatible with your existing Device or its operating system.
16.3. GovTech may, at its sole discretion, refer any dispute referred to in clause 16.2 above to arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) in Singapore in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the SIAC (“SIAC Rules”) for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. Further:
16.3.1. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore;
16.3.2. The tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator to be agreed upon in accordance with the SIAC Rules, except that if no agreement is reached within thirty (30) calendar days after receipt by one party of such a proposal from the other, the arbitrator will be appointed by the Chairman of the SIAC;
16.3.3. The language of the arbitration shall be English; and
16.3.4. All information, pleadings, documents, evidence and all matters relating to the arbitration shall be confidential.
16.4 Where GovTech is the defendant or respondent, it shall be given at least 30 days before the commencement of any legal action against it to elect to exercise the right herein to have the dispute submitted to arbitration. This right to elect shall not prejudice GovTech’s right to a limitation defence and the period to exercise the right shall not be abridged by reason of any accrual of a limitation defence in favour of GovTech during the said period.
17.4 Any notice that GovTech intends to give to you may be posted on the For.sg Website or sent to you to any contact information you may have provided GovTech with through your For.sg Account or otherwise. You are deemed to have received notice of the same upon GovTech posting or sending such notice to you.
- 1.Name of Service: For.sg
- 2.Nature of Service
- 1.This Service facilitates the shortening of URLs, so that any public officer may create short links using an official government domain. By sharing these links, any officer is able to redirect other websites and URL endpoints.
- 3.Third party software/services
This Schedule was last updated on 29 June 2022.