Terms of Use

Effective Date: 01 January 2018

All visitors accessing or using this website (“Site”) must adhere to the following Terms of Use. Your use of the Site is governed by these Terms of Use, regardless of how you access the Site.

By accessing and/or using the Site, you have agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, which collectively constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access and use of the Site (referred to in these Terms of Use as the “Agreement”).

The Site is managed and operated by SGP Connect Pte Ltd(“SGP Connect”) to promote its online and offline networking activities, such as conferences, workshops, events and competitions (“SGP Connect Activities”).

Restrictions on Use

SGP Connect Pte Ltd (“SGP Connect”) owns the internet address for the Site (http://www.sgpawards.com”), the logos (the “Singapore Photographers Awards”) and the information about the SGP Connect Activities

The other materials, logos for Singapore Photographers Awards and/or SGP Connect, data such as attendee data (the “SGP Connect Information"), images, graphics, sounds (the "Design") and other components on the Site (this, together with the SGP Connect Information and the Design, are collectively referred to as the “SGP Connect Contents") are owned or licensed by SGP Connect.

Any unauthorized use of the Site and the SGP Connect Contents may violate copyright, trademark and other laws and intellectual property rights of SGP Connect or third parties. You agree that you acquire no ownership interest in the Site or SGP Connect Contents by accessing or using the Site. SGP Connect Contents from the Site may not be modified, copied or distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, decompiled, or transmitted in any way, without our prior written consent, except that you may download one copy of the SGP Connect Contents on one computer for your personal, non-commercial home or archival use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices contained therein. The SGP Connect Contents on the Site are provided for lawful purposes only.

Restriction of Liability 

SGP Connect shall not be held liable to you for any damage or injury caused by any materials in or software available through this Site, including but not limited to any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line failure. SGP Connect shall not be held liable to you or any third party for any damage or injury, including but not limited to indirect, special, incidental, reliance, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in or software available through this Site, even if there is negligence or even if SGP Connect has been advised of the possibility of such damage, or both.


All remarks, suggestions, graphics (including but not limited to images and photographs) or other information communicated through the Site by you (collectively known as the "Submission") will become upon communication and will forever be the property of SGP Connect as it relates to SGP Connect Contents. SGP Connect will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in SGP Connect’s future operations or the Site or the SGP Connect Contents. Ownership and copyrights of all Submission belongs to the photographers/image maker. You shall not provide any Submission that belongs to others. SGP Connect shall be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission, even after you discontinue using and accessing this Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless for any liability arising due to the use and/or distribution of the Submission. You further grant us the right to use your name in connection with the reproduction and/or distribution of the Submission. 

Personally identifiable information that may be received at the Site is provided voluntarily by a visitor to the Site and is governed by the terms of the Privacy Policy. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Submission, and you have full responsibility for the Submission, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, and originality. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law. If applicable, SGP Connect reserves the right to delete, move or edit messages that, in SGP Connect’s sole discretion, SGP Connect deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable, or in violation of any laws, and you waive any rights you may have in having the Submission altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.


The SGP Connect Contents on the Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Also, SGP Connect may make changes or improvements to the Site at any time.

The Site and contents on the Site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and without warranties of any kind (whether expressed or implied), to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable laws. SGP Connect disclaims all warranties of merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose. SGP Connect does not warrant that the functions contained in the contents will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site, or the servers that make them available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. SGP Connect does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the results of the use of the contents on the Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. SGP Connect makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site.


SGP Connect or you may terminate this Agreement at any time. You may terminate this Agreement by destroying all materials obtained from the Site, and all related documentation and all copies and installations. SGP Connect may terminate this Agreement immediately without notice if, in SGP Connect’s sole discretion, you breach any of these terms of use.

Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Site and all related documentation and all copies and installations. You may not access this Site after termination of this Agreement without the written approval of SGP Connect. However, SGP Connect shall retain all rights, including all rights to copyright and the rights to use any Submission as provided herein, and the limitations on use and treatment of the SGP Connect Contents shall remain in full force.

Linked Third-Party Sites

The Site may contain links to other third-party sites which are not maintained by SGP Connect. SGP Connect is not responsible for the content of those third-party sites and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever concerning the content or accuracy of the opinions expressed in or other links provided by such third-party sites. The inclusion of any link to such third-party sites in the Site is not an endorsement by SGP Connect of such third-party sites or any products or services referred to therein. SGP Connect may terminate a link at any time. The terms of use and privacy policies applicable to such third-party sites may be different from those applicable to the Site. If you access any third-party site linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and SGP Connect shall bear no liability for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such third-party site.

Linking and Logo Policy

By linking to any page on the Site, you hereby agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. Except as provided in this section “Linking and Logo Policy”, SGP Connect prohibits site caching, the use or posting of unauthorized hypertext links to the Site and the framing of any SGP Connect Contents available through the Site. You may link to the Site only by text which reads “sgpawards.com”.

You must not misrepresent your relationship with SGP Connect or present false or misleading impressions about SGP Connect. No links to the Site may be used in a manner that implies or suggests that SGP Connect approves or endorses you, your website or your goods and services (in all cases, except as SGP Connect may have agreed separately with you in writing). You agree that SGP Connect shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend SGP Connect against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No links may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as defamatory, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of any third party rights. SGP Connect reserves all rights to request, at any time and in its sole discretion, that you remove all links or any particular link to the Site from your website.

While the terms under this section do not constitute a licence, SGP Connect agrees to grant you the use of the SGP Connect name solely for the purpose of establishing a link to the Site as permitted hereunder, subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use. Except for the limited permission to use the SGP Connect name as set forth in this section, you may not use any of the SGP Connect trademarks or service marks for any other purpose without SGP Connect’s express written permission. SGP Connect may at any time, in its sole discretion, without cause, withdraw the permission granted herein to use the SGP Connect name and your right to link to any pages on the Site. In such event upon request, you agree to immediately remove all links to the Site and to cease using the SGP Connect name for linking purposes. Thereafter, any future links to the Site will require SGP Connect’s express written permission.

Account Registration
You may not register more than one (1) SGP Connect Account unless SGP Connect authorizes you to do so. You must provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process and keep your SGP Connect account information up-to-date at all times. First name and last name as per passport / IC.


SGP Connect may, without notice, revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. Your continued use of the Site now, or following the posting of any changes or modifications, will indicate acceptance by you of such changes or modifications. These Terms of Use will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Republic of Singapore. If any part of these Terms of Use is declared unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Contact us if you have any questions at sgpconnectsg@gmail.com