Non-Login User Terms and Conditions-PIWPSOLMM647-25/04/2014

WORK PASS DIVISION
MINISTRY OF MANPOWER
TERMS AND CONDITIONS


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Agreement on Terms and Conditions of Use of the
WP ONLINE SYSTEM

1.      Welcome to the WP Online System ("System"), a service brought to you by the Ministry of Manpower ("MOM"). This Website is owned and maintained by the Work Pass Division ("WPD"). The System is a service that allows you to enquire Work Permit ("WP") applications status or validity, through the Internet. This service is available free-of-charge to the members of the public.

2.      By clicking on the "I Agree" button, you are deemed to have read and accepted the terms and conditions provided in this agreement. If you are not agreeable to the terms and conditions stated here, please kindly refrain from using this Website and the service as such terms and conditions in place will bind users at the time they gain access to, and/or use the Website and the service.

GENERAL
3.      You shall not use the Website for any illegal purpose or in any other manner inconsistent with the Terms and Conditions of Use.

4.      You are also prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website including, without limitation, the following:
(i) accessing data or logging into a server or account which you are not authorised to access
(ii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network to breach security or authentication measure without proper authorisation
(iii) attempting to interfere with the service to any User, host or network, via means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading or spamming
(iv) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting.

5.      MOM may from time to time, without giving prior notice, modify, suspend or alter the Website and it shall not be liable if you are prevented from accessing the Services. MOM may also vary or update the terms and conditions of use or any information contained in this Website. Please check the Website and the terms and conditions of use periodically for changes.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
6.      The contents of the System such as the specifications, materials, programs developed by MOM and/or its authorised agent, text, graphics, logo or mark are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of propriety rights and these rights are owned by, licensed or controlled by MOM. No part or parts of the System may be reproduced, distributed, adapted, modified, republished, displayed, broadcast or transmitted in any manner or by any means without prior written permission from MOM. You shall use the Services in a manner that will not infringe these rights.

USER'S RESPONSIBILITIES
7.      You shall use the information retrieved, stored or transmitted through the Services for its prescribed purpose. MOM shall report any unauthorised use of confidential personal information that does not originate from you to the Police.

8.      You shall not utilise the Services for any unlawful purpose. The utilisation of the Services in infringement of the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (Chapter 91A), the Employment Agencies Act and the Rules and the Immigration Act and its Regulations is strictly prohibited.

9.      You must at all times comply with the instructions or directions issued by MOM regarding the use and the configuration of the System as well as the 'Recommended PC Specifications', 'Technical Guidelines' and other documents given.

10.     You shall not hack or attempt to hack or compromise the System by any means, tools such as hacking tools, sniffers, virus and trojan. Any attempts at such activities shall subject you to prosecution under the Computer Misuse Act.

PRIVACY STATEMENT
11.     If you choose to make an application for which you provide MOM with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in a most effective way, unless such sharing is prohibited by legislation. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.

12.     For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied to other Government agencies or MOM. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply MOM with the latest data. MOM will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of public services to you.

13.     To safeguard your personal data, all electronic and transmission of personal data are secured with appropriate security technologies.

DISCLAIMER
14.     While every care is taken by MOM to provide the Services, the Government disclaims all liability whatsoever, for

(i) any loss of or any inability to retrieve any data or information however caused and including non-deliveries, misuses, misdeliveries as a result of any interruption, suspension or termination of Service
(ii) any inaccuracy in the information or resources available, received or transmitted through the System
(iii) any malfunction, defect or error in the System
(iv) any delay or inability on MOM's part in the provision of the Services under this Agreement because of any electronic, mechanical, system, data processing or telecommunication defect or failure, act of God, civil disturbance or any event outside MOM's control.

Further, no warranty is given that access to the Website will be provided uninterrupted or free from errors or that any identified defect will be corrected or that the information on the Website is free from virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, agent, program or macros.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
15.     MOM shall in no event be liable for any damages, loss or expense including without limitation, direct, special or consequential damage or economic loss arising from or in connection or referable to:

(i) any access, the use or inability to access or use of the Website or the service, or reliance on the information on this Website
(ii) any system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption or delay in transmission
(iii) any computer virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programs or macro that may affect, the computer equipment, program or other property of yours.

INDEMNITY
16.     By accessing this Website, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend MOM at all times from and against any claims, actions or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Website or Service or your breach of the terms and conditions of use.

TERMINATION
17.     MOM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate the Service, with or without cause at any time. MOM shall not be liable for any damages, losses or expenses howsoever caused by or arising out of termination of the Service.

GOVERNING LAW
18.     By accessing and/or using the Website or service, you agree that Singapore law (including without limitation the Electronic Transactions Act, Chapter 88) shall govern such access and the service.


Last Update: 05 10 2004

  

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