Terms Of Use

Please carefully read the Terms of Use before using any of our Services. If you do not agree to any of the terms and conditions/provisions in this Terms of Use, you agree to immediately discontinue access or use of any of our Services. Otherwise, your continued use of our Services means that you agree to be bound by this Terms of Use.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS TERMS OF USE CONTAINS A BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND WAIVER OF CLASS ACTION WHICH WILL AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS IN RESOLVING DISPUTES. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.

This Terms of Use applies to anyone who uses our Services.

By clicking “sign-up”, “register”, or by registering, signing-up, accessing and/or using any of our Services, you accept and agree to comply with this Terms of Use and to be bound by it as well as our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. You further agree that your use of our Services is conditioned upon your agreement and continuing compliance with this Terms of Use.

ContactBook reserves the right to amend or change this Terms of Use at any time. Any change or amendment in the Terms of Use shall become effective upon notice to you. We shall provide you with notice of these changes or amendments, including, but not limited to, by posting the notice to ContactBook’s website or by sending an e-mail to you. Your continued use of our Services, after notice of any changes or amendment to the Terms of Use, is deemed as an acceptance on your part to be bound by the provisions of the amended Terms of Use.

 

Definition

When we say “our Services”, it refers to ContactBook’s website and/or mobile applications.

When we say “our”, “we”, “us” or “ContactBook”, it refers to BC&P Holdings LLP, a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of Singapore.

When we say “Member”, it refers to anyone who signs-up/registers or create an account with us.

When we say “Visitor”, it refers to anyone who visits our website or uses our Services without creating an account.

When we say “you”, “your” or “yours”, it refers to any “Member” or “Visitor” as defined in this Terms of Use.

When we say “content”, it refers to anything that you or other users provide, post, publish or share in ContactBook.

 

ContactBook Services

By using our Services, you agree that ContactBook reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, change, replace, discontinue, terminate, any aspect of its content, feature, or its Services at any time and for any reason.

Except to the extent required by law, you agree that ContactBook is not obliged to store or maintain any information or content you or any user publish, post, send, transmit or provide to, or in, ContactBook.

 

Eligibility

In order to use our Services, you must be at least 13 years old or the minimum age required in your country to use our Services and to agree to this Terms of Use without the need for parental consent/approval. If you are not old enough to have the right and authority to enter into this Terms of Use and to use our Services, then your parent or the person exercising parental authority over you must agree to this Terms of Use.

 

Account Information And Security

We value the security of your account. While we cannot guarantee that your account will be one hundred percent secure, we try our best to do so. In order to keep your account and the information contained therein secure, we require you to agree to certain conditions to help maintain the security of your account. By registering and using our Services, you agree to the following:

 

  1. to provide/supply only your real name and only truthful account information;

  2. not to provide any false or misleading information or use any false name in your account;

  3. not to create multiple ContactBook accounts;

  4. to keep you password safe and secure and not to share your password with anyone;

  5. not to allow anyone to access or use your ContactBook account;

  6. not to transfer your account without our permission;

  7. not to create another ContactBook account without our express written consent after we have terminated or disabled your account;

  8. to notify us promptly of any unauthorized use or security breach of your account or our Services.

 

Respecting The Rights Of Others And Of ContactBook

ContactBook recognizes the rights of everyone. Thus, we expect our users to respect the rights of others and that of ContactBook. We do not allow any of our users to use ContactBook to engage in any unlawful, discriminatory or illegal acts.

Further, our Services contain contents that are owned or licensed by ContactBook and which are covered by patents, copyrights, trademarks and other property rights (“ContactBook content”).

Thus, by using our Services, and in connection with your use of our Services, you agree:

  1. to use our Services strictly in accordance with this Terms of Use;not to misuse our Services, thus, you agree to:

  2. a. not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, attempt to derive the source code of, or decrypt, this ContactBook application;
    b. not to remove, change, alter, cover, hide, obscure any proprietary notice, including but not limited to notices of trademark or copyright, belonging to ContactBook or any of its affiliates, third-party vendors, licensors, suppliers, and partners;
    c. not to use or copy ContactBook’s name and/or logo, any trademarks, service marks or trade dress that ContactBook may use in connection with the Services and the ContactBook app, without our prior written consent;
    d. not to reproduce, exploit, adapt, modify, create derivative works based on, perform, display, publish, transmit, broadcast distribute, sell, license any ContactBook Content;
    e. not to upload any virus or engage in any conduct that would or could impair the proper operation of our Services or bypass ContactBook’s security measures;
    ​f. not to use any robots, spiders or scrapers or any other means to collect other user’s information or content without our permission or the user’s permission;

  3. to comply will all applicable laws, rules, regulations;

  4. not to violate any laws, rules and regulations;

  5. not to engage in any abusive, threatening, malicious, discriminatory conduct;

  6. not to post, send, publish or transmit or cause to be posted, sent, published or transmitted any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, infringing content or anything that involves hate speech or incites violence.

  7. not to access any account belonging to someone else or to do any act intended to solicit or obtain any private information;

  8. not to engage in any act of spamming;

  9. not to engage in bullying, intimidation, harassment or any other act violative of the rights of any user or person;

  10. not to engage in any unlawful marketing; and

  11. not to use any username, or upload any account information, that is misleading, deceptive or inappropriate, or violative of the rights of another, such as, but not limited to intellectual property rights.
    ​In case of any violation of any of the rights of another person, you agree that ContactBook reserves the right to reclaim the use of the username or to forfeit or terminate any username or account that violates any other person’s right.

 

Content And Licenses

Our Services contain contents that are owned or licensed by ContactBook and which are covered by copyrights, trademarks, logos, trade name, trade dress, domain name, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property rights. Unless you have obtained ContactBook’s express written consent, you may not use any of these copyrights, trademarks, logos, trade name, trade dress, domain name, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property rights except in accordance with this Terms of Use.

ContactBook allows you and other users to create your own content. In line with this, we provide below your rights and obligations as to the content posted, provided, transmitted, sent, published in ContactBook:

  1. You represent and warrant that you own the content that you post on ContactBook or that you have the right to grant the license to the said content. In case of any claim of violation of the intellectual property rights of another, you agree that ContactBook reserves the right to take down the content alleged to be infringing or violative of another person’s right or the law.

  2. ContactBook does not claim any ownership rights in the information and content you provide, publish or post on ContactBook.

However, we need certain licenses to your content to enable us to operate our Services better. Thus, you agree that by publishing, displaying, posting, uploading content in ContactBook’s website and mobile app, you grant ContactBook a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free license to anonymously use and/or process information and content that you provide, post, submit, upload or publish through our Services, for the purpose of improving, enhancing, promoting and advertising our services, without the need of any further consent/permission, notice or compensation to you or other persons. In the event that we use your content, we shall attribute to you the ownership of your content.

The said license granted to ContactBook ends as to a particular content when you delete such content from ContactBook or when you delete your ContactBook account except in the following instances: (a) when the content has been shared with others and they have stored it or have not deleted it; or (b) during a reasonable period of time from deletion that your information and content may persist in our back-up systems.

  1. You understand and agree that ContactBook may display or post advertisements and you give us your permission, without any obligation to give compensation to post advertisements near your content.

  2. ContactBook grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferable license to use our Services. This grant of license to use our Services is subject to the limitations and conditions under this Terms of Use, and must always be in accordance with this Terms of Use and only for the exclusive purpose of enabling you to use our Services, as allowed under this Terms of Use. Except for the license to use expressly granted herein, no any other licenses or rights are granted to you either by implication or otherwise.

 

Limitation Of Liability

While we strive to provide you the best service that we can, you understand and agree that you use our Services at your own risk and on an “as is” basis. Thus, to the extent allowed under the law, you agree that:

  1. By using our Services, you understand and agree that ContactBook has the right but no obligation to review the content provided by other users or members.

  2. ContactBook is not responsible for any actions or content that users or any third person provide, post, transmit or send or share on ContactBook. ContactBook will therefore not be responsible for any obscene, inappropriate, improper, offensive, illegal or unlawful content that you may encounter in ContactBook.

  3. You agree that you release ContactBook, its Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents from any liability or claim for damages resulting from, arising out of, or in connection with, any actions, content, data from any users or third persons.

  4. ContactBook disclaims all implied warranties and representations.

  5. ContactBook does not guarantee that there will be no interruptions, disruptions, delay or errors in any of our services. You agree that ContactBook, its Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents will not be liable to you for damages (including, but not limited to, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, consequential damage, loss of data, profits, opportunities, revenues, damage to reputation) resulting from, arising out of, or in connection with your use of any of our Services.

 

Arbitration And Dispute Resolution

Except when you opt out of the agreement to arbitrate as set forth below, any claims or disputes arising out of our Service or of this Terms of Use shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC Rules”) for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The SIAC Rules, information regarding initiating a Dispute, and a description of the Arbitration process are available at http://www.siac.org.sg/. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The Tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator.

 

This Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Singapore.

 

You have the right to opt out of this agreement to arbitrate. To opt-out of this agreement to arbitrate, please notify us in writing within thirty (30) days from the first day of your acceptance of this Terms of Use of your intention to opt out.

Please notify us by sending the notification containing your name, address, your username, and an equivocal statement that you want to opt out of the arbitration agreement contained herein, to:

info@contactbookapp.com

Otherwise, you agree to be bound by the Arbitration Agreement contained herein.

This Arbitration Agreement shall survive despite the cancellation or termination of this Terms of Use or your relationship with ContactBook.

If you opt out of the Arbitration Agreement as provided herein, you agree that any and all disputes between you and ContactBook arising out of, or related to any of our Services or this Terms of Use, shall be resolved exclusively in the courts of Singapore and shall be governed exclusively by the laws of Singapore excluding any conflicts of law rules. You further agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore. You further agree that you will not participate in a class action for any claims under this Terms of Use or relating to our Services.

 

Any claim that you may have against ContactBook must be filed within 30 days from the time the claim arose. Failing which, the said claim shall be barred

In case of any claims against ContactBook, brought by any person arising out of, or in connection with any of your actions, you agree to indemnify and hold ContactBook, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind relating to such claim.

 

Entire Agreement

This Terms of Use shall govern your use of our Services and shall constitute the entire Agreement between you and ContactBook. You shall not assign, in whole or in part, any of your rights under this Terms of Use, without the prior written consent from ContactBook. Any assignment by you in violation of this condition shall be null and void.

ContactBook has the right to assign any of its rights under this Terms of Use without the need of your consent.

 

Severability

In the event that any part of this Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to unenforceable or invalid, the remainder will continue to be valid and enforceable.