Terms & Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
These Terms of Use apply to your access to, and use of, all or part of the website of LE Castella, http://lecastella.com.sg. These Terms of Use do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with LE Castella. If you are using the site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Use on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and LE Castella for violations of these Terms of Use. This agreement contains disclaimers and other provisions that limit our liability to you.

In the event there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use and any other terms of use that appear on the site, these Terms of Use will govern. However, if you navigate away from the site to a third party site, you may be subject to alternative terms and conditions of use, as may be specified on such site. In such event, the terms and conditions of use applicable to that site will govern your use of that site.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely information about LE Castella, you should not assume that the information is always up to date or that the site contains all the relevant information available about LE Castella.

LE Castella reserves the right to change or modify these Terms of Use or any policy or guideline of the site, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the revisions to the site, and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of the site will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications; therefore, you should frequently review these Terms of Use and applicable policies to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of our site. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the site.

Eligibility, Registration and Account
The site is not targeted towards, nor intended for use by, anyone under the age of 13. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may only use the site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Use.

In order to participate in certain areas of our site, you will need to register for an account. You agree to (a) create only one account; (b) provide accurate, truthful, current and complete information when creating your account; (c) maintain and promptly update your account information; (d) maintain the security of your account by not sharing your password with others and restricting access to your account and your computer; (e) promptly notify LE Castella if you discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches relating to the site; and (f) take responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and accept all risks of unauthorized access.

Privacy
Please read the Privacy Policy carefully to understand how LE Castella collects use and discloses personally identifiable information from users of the site.

Site Disclaimer
The materials and information on the site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The materials, information and services on the site are provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, LE Castella disclaims all warranties and conditions, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or need, accuracy, title and non-infringement as to the site and the information, content and materials contained therein, or that the use of the site is on an uninterrupted basis or is in compliance with laws applicable to users, or that information about users transmitted in connection with the site will be successfully, accurately or securely transmitted.

Copyright and Limited License
Unless otherwise indicated, the site and all content and other materials therein, including, without limitation, the LE Castella logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, “Site Materials”) are the proprietary property of LE Castella or users and are protected by Singapore and international copyright laws.

You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the site and Site Materials for personal and informational purposes only. Such license is subject to the Terms of Use and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the site or Site Materials; (b) the collection and use of any product listings, pictures or descriptions; (c) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials; (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the site and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the site; or (g) any use of the site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the site or Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of LE Castella, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including, without limitation, copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring in any manner, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any title or ownership of, or exclusive use-rights to, any intellectual property or other right and any goodwill associated therewith.

Copyright Claim
If you believe any material available via the site infringes a copyright you own or control, you may file a notification of such alleged infringement with LE Castella by sending an e-mail to our customer care.

In the notification, you should identify the URL containing the materials that you believe to infringe a copyright you own or control and should also provide the sufficient supporting materials to show that you own or control the copyright on which basis you submit the notification. If you are authorized by the owner of the copyright to submit the notification, you should also provide the sufficient supporting materials to show such authorization. LE Castella reserves the right to require you to provide additional supporting materials as we consider appropriate in our sole discretion. You should note that if you knowingly misrepresent in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for any damages, including costs and attorneys’ fees, incurred by us or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing.
LE Castella has also adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and in our sole discretion, users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. LE Castella may also, in its sole discretion, limit access to the site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Trademark Information
LE Castella and the LE Castella logo are registered trademarks. Other product or company names referred to on the site may be trademarks of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name or indicia of origin of LE Castella without permission from the owner of the applicable trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name or indicia of origin. You may contact LE Castella by sending an e-mail to LE Castella customer care to request written permission to use trademarks, indicia of origin and materials on the site for purposes other than stated in these Terms of Use or for all other questions relating to the site.

All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Restrictions on Use
The site may include interactive areas in which you or other registered users may create, post, send or store messages, materials, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, video, graphics, applications, tags, code, links or other items or materials on the site (“User Content”). By using the site, you agree not to post, upload, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the site any of the following:

a. Unless specifically requested by LE Castella, any “sensitive” personally identifiable information about yourself or another person (including, but not limited to, information that relates to health or medical conditions, personal identification numbers, social security numbers, credit cards, bank accounts or other financial information, other information concerning trade union membership, sex life, political opinions, criminal charges or convictions, religious beliefs, racial or ethnic origin, or other sensitive matters);
b. User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, sexually explicit, suggestive, harassing, threatening, violent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, otherwise objectionable or which threatens our relationships with our employees, partners, customers or suppliers;

c. User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and/or publish such User Content;

d. User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your identity or affiliation with another person or entity;

e. Spam, direct marketing communications or any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or other forms of solicitation or commercial content;

f. User Content that constitutes, encourages or provides instructions for a criminal offense, violates the rights of any party or that creates liability or violates any applicable local, state, national or international law;

g. Viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, easter eggs or any other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; and

h. User Content that, in the sole judgment of LE Castella, is objectionable, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the site or which damages the image or rights of LE Castella, other users or third parties.

LE Castella does not control, take responsibility for or assume liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is LE Castella liable for any user conduct or any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. The interactive areas are generally designed as open and public community areas for connecting and sharing with other people. When you participate in these areas, you understand that certain information and content you choose to post may be displayed publicly. You are solely responsible for your use of the sits and agree to use the interactive areas at your own risk.

If you become aware of User Content that you believe violates these Terms of Use, you may report it by sending an e-mail to LE Castella customer care. Enforcement of these Terms of Use, however, is solely in our discretion and absence of enforcement in some instances does not constitute a waiver of our right to enforce the Terms of Use in other instances. In addition, these Terms of Use do not create any private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation or promise that the site will not contain any content that is prohibited by these Terms of Use. LE Castella reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content on the site at any time and for any reason without notice. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on the site at your sole cost and expense.
If you are viewing the site on a public computer or are otherwise using a computer to which multiple people have potential access, be sure to follow all relevant instructions to ensure you are sufficiently disconnected and logged off the site and the computer system you are using to prevent unauthorized User Content.

License to User Content
You represent and warrant that your User Content is not subject to any confidentiality obligations and that you own and control all of the rights to the User Content or otherwise have the right to grant the rights to LE Castella that you grant herein. LE Castella claims no ownership or control over any User Content, except as otherwise provided herein, on the site or in a separate agreement. However, by submitting or posting User Content on the site, you grant LE Castella and designees a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully-paid up and royalty free license to use, sell, reproduce, prepare derivative works, combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, publish, license or sub-license the User Content and your name and likeness in connection with such use of your User Content. By posting User Content, you hereby release LE Castella and designees and their employees, directors, officers and agents from any claims that such use, as authorized above, violates any of your rights and you understand that you will not be entitled to any compensation for any use of your User Content.

Links
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create text hyperlinks to the site for non-commercial purposes, provided such links do not portray LE Castella in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. In addition, you may not use LE Castella’s logo or other proprietary graphics to link to our site without our express written permission. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any LE Castella trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the site without our express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of LE Castella or any third party.

LE Castella makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of embedded content, third-party websites accessible via hyperlink or websites linking to the site. Such sites are not under the control of LE Castella and LE Castella is not responsible for any embedded content or the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. LE Castella and its users may provide these links as a convenience to you, but the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by LE Castella of any site or any information contained therein. When you visit other sites via links or embedded content, you should understand that our terms and policies no longer govern and that the terms and policies of those third party sites will now apply. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from our site.

Third Party Content
LE Castella may provide third party content on the site and links to web pages and content of third parties (collectively, “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. We do not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. You acknowledge and agree that LE Castella is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content and undertakes no responsibility to update or review such Third Party Content. You agree to use such Third Party Content contained therein at your own risk.

Limitation on Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, LE Castella and their officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damage arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use the site, the content or the materials contained in or accessed through the site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by a user on any information obtained from LE Castella and its affiliates and their designees, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to LE Castella’s records, programs or services. In no event (but subject to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law) shall the aggregate liability of LE Castella and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of or inability to use the site exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to LE Castella for access to or use of the site during the six month period immediately prior to the event giving rise to such liability.

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless LE Castella and its affiliates and independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to (a) your use of the site; (b) any User Content or Ideas you provide; (c) your violation of these Terms of Use; (d) your violation of any rights of another; or (e) your conduct in connection with the site.

Modifications to the site
LE Castella reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the site or any features or portions thereof without prior notice. You agree that LE Castella will not be liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the site or any part thereof.

Jurisdiction and Compliance with Laws
Access to and use of the site and these Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Singapore, without resort to conflict of law provisions. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the site or these Terms of Use shall be instituted only in the courts of Singapore. You and LE Castella agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

Termination
Notwithstanding any of these Terms of Use, LE Castella reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the site and your account and to block or prevent your future access to, and use of, the site.

Severability
If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions or suggestions you might have regarding the information described in the site.