THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT BELOW FORM THE BASIS ON WHICH WE, RIA SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE AND ITS AFFILIATES, PROVIDE YOU WITH THE CONVENIENCE OF VARIOUS SERVICES AND INFORMATION ON-LINE.
BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES AND INFORMATION OFFERED, YOU ARE SUBJECT TO AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
We provide the services and content made available at this Website, including but not limited to the on-line course / workshop booking service ("Website Services") for your convenience only.
We do not assume liability for any reliance placed on any information or content provided in relation to the Website Services, whether relating to us or to any third party.
You may use the Website Services only for the purposes for which and in the manner in which they are intended.
We may at our discretion, with or without prior notice, modify, delete, edit or withdraw any part, component or all of the Website Services at any time, or stop or suspend any of them, temporarily or permanently and whether for the purposes of updating, upgrading or system maintenance or otherwise.
For your convenience, we facilitate your use of certain third party services that enable the use of accepted credit cards to make payment for courses / workshop booked on-line or for your use of other Website Services ("Payment Services"), from or through this Website. Such Payment Services are provided by third parties and are the sole responsibility of such third parties. Please consult these third parties on any matter arising in connection with the Payment Services.
We are not responsible for and will not be deemed to be a provider of the Payment Services or any part of such Payment Services, even if you access or use the Payment Services through this Website and/or pay for the Website Services through use of the Payment Services.
You are required at all times, to observe and comply with the applicable conditions, directions, stipulations and/or requirements relating to the use of the Payment Services and the prescribed processes of the Payment Services, whether expressed at the Website, by third parties or otherwise.
The Payment Services may not be available if any problems arise with the interconnectivity between this Website or the respective website(s), systems or facilities of the third parties.
Any failure or non-availability of the Payment Services shall not absolve you from liability to make payments due to us.
We may (but are not obliged to) to (a) monitor, screen, censor or reject any activity, content or material appearing on this Website; (b) investigate any violation or non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions; and (c) do all such acts as may be necessary to ensure the provision of the Website Services and/or the smooth operation of this Website in the manner we desire.
We may further reject, modify, relocate, delete, edit, block or withdraw any material or content at this Website or at any time stop, prevent or suspend use of the Website Services by any person.
THIS WEBSITE AND THE WEBSITE SERVICES AND USE OF ALL RELATED FACILITIES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, NON INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE OR FOR ANY KIND OF DAMAGES, WHETHER GENERAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST DATA HOWEVER ARISING.
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE UNINTERRUPTED, CONTINUED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE WEBSITE SERVICES OR THAT ANY OF THEM WILL BE ERROR FREE OR FREE FROM COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER INVASIVE OR DAMAGING CODE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR LOST OPPORTUNITIES AS A RESULT OF USER ACCESSING, USING OR RELYING ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE WEBSITE SERVICES
WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DELAY, FAILURE OR INABILITY TO GAIN ACCESS TO OR USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE WEBSITE SERVICES DUE TO ANY CAUSE BEYOND ITS CONTROL, INCLUDING ACTS OF GOD, CIVIL OR ETHNIC UNREST, SHORTAGE OF MATERIAL, INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE, POWER FAILURES, LAWS AND REGULATIONS, PROHIBITIONS OR MEASURES OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF ANY GOVERNMENTAL, PARLIAMENTARY OR LOCAL AUTHORITY, IMPORT OR EXPORT REGULATIONS OR EMBARGOES, ACTS OR DEFAULTS OF ANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OPERATOR OR OTHER SERVICE PROVIDERS, SEVERANCE OR SUSPENSION OF USE OF COMMUNICATION LINES FOR REASONS ATTRIBUTABLE TO THIRD PARTY TELECOMMUNICATION CARRIERS.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND SAVE FOR LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY OUR NEGLIGENCE AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXCLUDE ANY LIABILITY FOR OBLIGATION, RIGHT, REMEDY OR CLAIM IN TORT.
We may from time to time amend these Terms and Conditions which you are required to update yourself of. You are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions so amended upon your use of this Website or the Website Services following such amendment.
1.1 This Policy provides information on the obligations and policies of RIA in respect of an individual customer’s Personal Data. RIA undertakes to use reasonable efforts in applying, where practicable, those principles and the processes set out herein to its operations. Please take a moment to read this Policy so that you know and understand the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your Personal Data.
1.2 RIA’s officers, management and members of staff shall use reasonable endeavours to respect the confidentiality of and keep safe all Personal Data collected, stored, disclosed and used for, or on behalf of, RIA. RIA shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure all collection, storage, disclosure and usage of Personal Data by RIA and by anyone acting on its behalf shall be done in an appropriate manner and in accordance to the Personal Data Protection Act and this Policy.
1.3 By interacting with us, submitting information to us, or attending real estate training courses and programmes offered by us, you agree and consent to RIA as well as to its respective representatives and employees (collectively referred to herein as “RIA”, “us”, “we” or “our”) collecting, using, disclosing and sharing amongst themselves your Personal Data, and disclosing such Personal Data to RIA’s authorised service providers and relevant third parties in the manner set forth in this Policy.
1.4 This Policy supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consents you may have previously provided to us in respect of your Personal Data, and your consents herein are additional to any rights which we may have at law to collect, use or disclose your Personal Data.
1.5 For the purposes of this Policy, in line with the provisions under the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (No. 26 of 2012) (the “Act”), “Personal Data” shall mean data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified from that data; or from that data and other information to which an organisation has or is likely to have access. Such Personal Data shall also refer to that which is already in the possession of RIA or that which shall be collected by RIA in the future.
2.1 Where you: (i) legitimately request access to Personal Data relating to you which is in the possession and control of RIA; (ii) have any questions or feedback relating to your Personal Data or this Policy; or (iii) wish to correct Personal Data relating to you which is in the possession and control of RIA, you may contact our Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) in accordance with our standard procedures as stated hereinafter. We shall accede to your request within a reasonable time and manner.
2.2 In accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act, RIA has established a process for receiving and responding to any query or complaint that may arise with respect to the application of this Act. To ensure that RIA receives your complaints and enquiries, please send the same via email to the DPO at the following email address: email@example.com.
2.3 Please note that if your Personal Data has been provided to us by a third party (e.g. through a referral), you should contact that individual to make such queries, complaints and access and correction requests to RIA on your behalf.
2.4 Should you not wish RIA to use your Personal Data for any of the purposes listed in Paragraphs 3.2 to 3.4, or not to receive promotional materials from RIA, you may opt out by sending a clearly worded email to the DPO via the email address provided in Paragraph 2.2 above. Your request shall be processed within a reasonable time. However, please note that in such an event we may not be in a position to continue to provide our services to you, administer any contractual relationship in place, and this may also result in the termination of any agreements with us, and your being in breach of your contractual obligations or undertakings, and our legal rights and remedies in such event are expressly reserved.
3.1 As part of its day-to-day activities, RIA may collect Personal Data from you through various means, including:
3.2 The type of Personal Data that we collect from you may include but is not limited to the following:
o NRIC/FIN/Passport Number
o Date of Birth/Age
o Phone Number
o Email Address
3.3 If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. information of your spouse, children, parents), by submitting such information to us, you represent to us that you have obtained the consent of the third party to you providing us with their Personal Data for the respective purposes.
3.4 The Personal Data mentioned in Paragraph 3.2 above is collected for the purposes of:
3.5 In addition, RIA collects your Personal Data if you submit an application to us as a candidate for an employment:
3.6 Without derogating from any of the above, we may also disclose your Personal Data to the following third parties:
3.7 RIA may also disclose your Personal Data to the abovementioned parties in the occurrence of any of the following events:
3.8 Under certain circumstances, telephone calls made to us on our service hotlines and/or inquiry telephone numbers are recorded for the purposes of quality control, appraisal, as well as staff management and development. In such an event, by agreeing to this Policy, you hereby give your clear and unambiguous consent for the collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Data in accordance with this Policy.
4.1 Your Personal Data may be processed by RIA, its partners, salespersons, agents and third parties providing services to RIA, in jurisdictions outside of Singapore. In this event RIA will comply with the data protection provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act in respect of the transferred personal data while such personal data remains in its possession or under its control; and will ensure that the recipient of your personal data is bound by legally enforceable obligations to provide your personal data a standard of protection that is comparable to that under the PDPA.
5.1 Where possible, we will validate your Personal Data provided using generally accepted practices and guidelines. This includes the use of checksum verification on some numeric fields such as NRIC number. In some instances, RIA is able to validate the Personal Data provided against pre-existing data held by us. In some cases, RIA is required to see original documents before we may use the Personal Data such as with Personal Identifiers and/or proof of address. To assist in ensuring the accuracy of your Personal Data in our possession, so as to allow RIA to remain in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act, you are required to inform us of any updates of any parts of your Personal Data by sending a clearly worded email to the DPO at the email address provided at Paragraph 2.2.
5.2 RIA shall not be liable for any damage, claim and/or harm suffered by you as a result of your failure to update us of any change of your Personal Data.
5.3 Should you fail to inform us of your new home address, any correspondence sent by us to your last home address shall be deemed to have been duly received by you.
6.1 RIA uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Data and will not knowingly allow access to this data to anyone outside RIA, other than to you or as described in this Policy. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so entirely at your own risk. In particular, RIA does not warrant that such information may not be accessed, altered, collected, copied, destroyed, disposed of, disclosed or modified by breach of any of RIA’s physical, technical or managerial safeguards.
7.1 In accordance with Paragraph 2.1 of this Policy, you have the right to:
(a) check whether RIA holds any Personal Data relating to you and, if so, obtain copies of such data and information about the ways in which your Personal Data have been or may have been used or disclosed by RIA within the past year; and
(b) require RIA to correct any Personal Data relating to you which is inaccurate for the purpose for which it is being used.
7.2 RIA reserves the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee in order to meet your requests under Paragraph 7.1(a). Upon payment of the requisite fee, your request shall be processed within a reasonable time.
7.3 If you wish to verify the details you have submitted to RIA or if you wish to check on the manner in which RIA uses and processes your Personal Data, our security procedures mean that we may request proof of identity before we reveal information. This proof of identity will take the form of full details of name and NRIC/FIN/Passport number. You must therefore keep this information safe as you will be responsible for any action which RIA takes in response to a request from someone using your personal details.
7.4 RIA shall respond to an access or correction request within 30 days from the time the request is made. If RIA is unable to respond within 30 days, RIA will inform you in writing within that time frame, of the time by which it will be able to respond to the request.
8.1 RIA will delete, as reasonably possible, or otherwise anonymise any Personal Data in the event that the Personal Data is not required for any reasonable business or legal purposes of RIA and where the Personal Data is deleted from RIA’s electronic, manual or other filing systems in accordance with our internal procedures and/or other agreements.
9.1 To the extent that any of the communication means which you have provided us with (which may include your telephone number and fax number) is/will be listed on the Do Not Call Registry (the “DNC”), by agreeing to this Policy, by any means of indication, you hereby grant RIA your clear and unambiguous consent to contact you using all of your communication means you have provided to us including using voice calls, SMS, Whatsapp, MMS, fax or other similar communications applications or methods, for the purposes as stated in Paragraphs 3.4 and 3.5.
10.1 RIA reserves the right to alter any of the clauses contained herein in compliance with local legislation and/or to meet international policy requirements, and for any other purpose deemed reasonably necessary by us. You should look at these terms regularly. If you do not agree to the modified terms, you should inform us as soon as possible of the terms to which you do not consent. Pending such notice, if there is any inconsistency between these terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.
11.1 This Policy is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore. You hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.
12.1 This Policy only applies to the collection and use of Personal Data by RIA. It does not cover third party sites to which we provide links, even if such sites are co-branded with our logo. RIA does not share your Personal Data with third party websites. RIA is not responsible for the privacy and conduct practices of these third party websites, so you should read their own privacy policies before disclosure of any Personal Data to these websites.
12.2 RIA will not sell your personal information to any third party without your permission, but we cannot be responsible or held liable for the actions of third party sites which you may have linked or been directed to RIA’s website.