Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting www.maritimesgconnect.com (the "Website"). This Website, including all pages of this Website, is owned and operated by the Singapore Maritime Foundation ("SMF"). Your access and use of this Website constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use"). If you do not consent to be bound by these Terms of Use, please do not use this Website and discontinue your access immediately.

In addition to these Terms of Use, additional terms and conditions may apply for access to certain parts of this Website. By accessing such parts of this Website, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by such additional terms and conditions as stated in the parts of this Website where such access is made available. Where there is any inconsistency between these Terms of Use and the additional terms and conditions, the additional terms and conditions shall to the extent of such inconsistency, prevail.

Restriction on Use of Material

All information, logos, software programs, artwork, pictures, diagrams, animations, documents and other content and materials contained in this Website (collectively referred to as "Contents") are protected by the applicable intellectual property laws including copyright and trademark laws and are owned, or used under license, by SMF.

You may only access and use this Website and the Contents in the manner permitted in these Terms of Use. Unless expressly permitted by these Terms of Use, no Content shall be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without the prior written consent of SMF.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Contents of this Website are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, SMF hereby disclaims all express, and/or implied warranties of any kind to you or any third party, howsoever arising and whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise, including without limitation

  1. any representation or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, quality, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents of this Website; and
  2. any representations or warranties that the Contents and functions available on this Website shall be available without delay or interruption, or error free, or that any defects on this Website shall be rectified or corrected, or that this Website, the Contents and the hosting servers are or will be free from any viruses, other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, programme or macro, and/or other harmful elements.

Limitations of Liability

SMF shall not, at any time, be responsible or liable to you or any third party for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained or consequences arising from use of any of the Contents, any damage or loss whatsoever and howsoever caused, including without limitation, any direct or indirect, special, consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer, software, server or any other kind of property, howsoever arising directly or indirectly from:

  1. your access to or the use of this Website;
  2. any loss of access to or use of this Website, howsoever caused;
  3. any inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission of the Contents;
  4. any delay or interruption in the transmission of the Contents on this Website, whether caused by delay or interruption in transmission over the Internet or otherwise, or
  5. any decision made or action taken by you or any third party as a result of reliance upon the Contents, regardless whether SMF has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SMF, its officers, employees and agents from and against any and all liabilities, claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including but not limited to legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) made against or suffered or incurred by SMF howsoever arising directly or indirectly from (a) your access to or use of this Website; or your breach of any of these Terms of Use.

Right of Access

SMF reserves the right, to terminate, suspend, change, update, modify, withdraw or discontinue any aspect of this Website from time to time, at its sole and absolute discretion, without prior notice and without ascribing any reasons whatsoever. SMF also reserves the right to impose limits on certain features and services, to deny or restrict access to, parts or all of this Website from any person, or to block access from a particular internet address to this Website, at any time, without prior notice or without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

You agree that you will not: (a) use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy any pages within this Website or the Contents without SMF’s prior written permission; (b) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website; and (c) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on SMF’s hosting servers.

Non-confidentiality

You agree that all information and/or particulars sent or submitted by you to SMF in relation to the access of this Website is non-confidential and non-proprietary unless otherwise expressly indicated by you. You further undertake not to submit any information and/or other materials which are or may be offensive, illegal or which may not be lawfully disseminated under the laws of Singapore or any other relevant country.

Modification to Terms of Use

SMF reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time in its sole discretion and without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on this page and upon your use of this Website after such changes have been posted, you shall be deemed to be aware of such changes and your use of this Website shall constitute your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified.

Links to Other websites

This Website contains links to third party websites which are not maintained or operated by SMF. SMF is not responsible for the contents of such other websites. SMF has no control over and cannot guarantee the accessibility or proper functioning of those websites.

Any links to third party websites are provided for your convenience and may be removed or replaced by SMF at its sole discretion. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply SMF’s endorsement or approval of such websites (and/or the contents therein). SMF shall not be regarded as affiliated or associated in any manner with such other websites to which this Website is hyperlinked. SMF shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss whatsoever arising from your access or use of such other websites. Use of such hyperlinks and access to those websites are entirely at your own risk.

Linking to this Website

You may provide links only to the homepage of this Website provided that:

  1. you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, any portion of the homepage, including its advertisements, these Terms of Use, the copyright notice or other notices on this Website
  2. you give SMF notice of such link by submitting an online enquiry here
  3. you discontinue providing links to this Website if requested by SMF.

If you wish to provide links to a section within this Website, you should submit an online enquiry here and SMF will notify you if permission is granted and if so, the terms and conditions (if any) imposed. SMF is not under any obligation to establish reciprocal links with third parties. Your linking to any part of this Website or the Contents constitutes acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. This is deemed the case even after positing of any changes or modifications of these Terms of Use. Under no circumstances shall SMF be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on web sites which hyperlink to any part of this web site or the Content.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore. By accessing this Website, you agree that Singapore law, including without limitation the provisions of the Singapore Evidence Act (Cap. 97) and the Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88) shall govern such access as well as the above terms and you further agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts regarding any and all disputes relating to these Terms of Use and/or use of this Website.

Privacy Policy

Your use of the Website is subject to SMF’s Privacy Policy which can be accessed here


For Recruitment Services

Terms and Conditions for Employers

  • Users of the recruitment services offered on the Website (“Employers”) agree that he/she shall only use the Website for lawful purposes and to seek jobseekers for employment.
  • By submitting information on the Website, the Employer authorizes SMF to store his/her information or data related thereto in the database of SMF ("Database").
  • Employers acknowledge and agree that it shall use the information or data of Jobseekers solely and exclusively for the purposes of determining the suitability, eligibility or qualifications of individual jobseekers for recruitment only.
  • SMF shall have the right to terminate any services offered to an Employer without any compensation or recourse to the Employer.
  • Your use of SMF’s recruiting services is subject to the Terms of Use of the Website. In the event of any conflict between the above set out Terms of Use and these terms and conditions for Employers, these terms and conditions will prevail.
  • Although SMF aims to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the Website will meet your requirements.
  • We cannot guarantee that the Website will be fault-free, error-free, or that the Website and servers are free of viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If a fault occurs with the Website, you should report it here and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we can.
  • Your access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new content, facilities or services. We will attempt to restore access and/or service as soon as we reasonably can.

For Jobseeker Services

Terms and Conditions for Jobseekers

Registering your Interest

  • To register, you must be at least 17 years old.
  • You agree that any information provided by you to us or at any time is correct and complete, and must not be misleading, false, not up to date or information which is not your own.
  • You must inform us immediately by email to msc@sgmf.com.sg of any changes to the information that you provided us with.

Use of Jobseeker Services

  • Users of the jobseeker services offered on the Website (“Jobseekers”) agree that he/she shall only use the Website for lawful purposes and to seek job or internships opportunities for themselves.
  • Your use of SMF’s jobseeker services is also subject to the Terms of Use of our Website. In the event of any conflict between the above set out Terms of Use and these terms and conditions for jobseekers and those set out in the Terms of Use, these terms and conditions will prevail.
  • You agree that you will not use our Jobseeker Services for any unlawful or illegal activity, or post or submit any content, profile, resume, or job posting that is defamatory, libelous, offensive, vulgar, obscene, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, racist, discriminatory, or likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience, embarrassment, anxiety or could cause harassment to any person or include any links to indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind; or post any profile or resume which is not a genuine profile or resume.

When you register for our Jobseeker Services

  • You will be asked to provide certain personal information about yourself;
  • The personal information collected during the registration process includes without limitation, your resume, name, nationality, email address and contact number.
  • The purpose for which we collect, use, disclose and process your personal information include without limitation, the following —
    • To verify your identity
    • To assess and/or verify your employability
    • To facilitate the provision of / provide the Jobseeker Services which you have requested for
    • To deal with any matter relating to the Jobseeker Services which you have requested for
    • To process / review or enable the processing / review of your registration
    • To consolidate and store your information on our SMF database
    • To release / make your personal information available to SMF and/or companies registered with SMF, for the purposes of determining your suitability, eligibility or qualifications for employment / internships, and other jobseeker offerings that you may have signed up for under the Jobseeker Services
  • In carrying out one or more of the above listed purposes, SMF will disclose your personal data and information to companies registered with SMF and seeking to recruit / hire.
  • If you wish to stop participating in our jobseeker services, please notify us via email at msc@sgmf.com.sg .

Availability of the Website

  • We cannot guarantee that the Website will be fault-free, error-free, or that the Website and servers are free of viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If a fault occurs with the Website you should report it here and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we can.
  • Although we aim to offer you the best services possible, we make no promise that the services at the Website will meet your requirements.
  • SMF shall have the right to terminate any services offered to you at any time and without prior notice.
  • Your access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new content, facilities or services. We will attempt to restore access and/or service as soon as we reasonably can.

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The Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office is a national initiative, supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, to profile the maritime industry and connect students and jobseekers with the multiple pathways into the industry.

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