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Terms of Use

Terms of Use
 
1. Application of Terms

1.1 By accessing and using the Website, you:

  • (a) Agree to be legally bound by these Terms;

  • (b) Confirm you are at least 18 years of age or have parental/guardian consent to use the Website; and

  • (c) If acting on behalf of another entity, confirm your authority to bind such entity to these Terms.

1.2 Discontinue use of the Website immediately if you do not agree to these Terms.
 

2. Changes to Terms

2.1 We may update these Terms at any time. Updates take effect immediately upon posting. Regular review of the Terms is your responsibility.

2.2 We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website or any part of it at our discretion without notice or liability.

2.3 Any continued use of the Website after changes have been made constitutes acceptance of those changes.
 

3. Definitions

3.1 For the purpose of these Terms, the following definitions apply:

  • "Loss" includes but is not limited to loss of profits, savings, revenue, data, and any other form of loss or damage, including legal costs on a solicitor-client basis.

  • "Personal information" means any information about an identifiable individual, as defined by applicable data protection laws.

  • "Terms" refers to these Website Terms of Use.

  • "Underlying System" includes any network, system, software, data, or materials that support or are connected to the Website.

  • "User ID" is a unique identifier assigned to you for Website access.

  • "We," "us," and "our" refer to HITOSHINKAN BUDO ACADEMY.

  • "Website" refers to hitoshinkan.com.

  • "You" refers to the user, or if applicable, the entity on whose behalf you are authorized to act.
     

4. User Obligations

4.1 You agree to:

  • (a) Provide true, accurate, current, and complete information when creating an account or interacting with the Website;

  • (b) Maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete;

  • (c) Maintain the confidentiality and security of your User ID;

  • (d) Immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your User ID or any other breach of security.

4.2 You agree not to:

  • (a) Permit any other person to use your User ID;

  • (b) Use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Underlying System or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website;

  • (c) Use or introduce anything (such as viruses, worms, or other malicious code) that compromises the Website or Underlying Systems;

  • (d) Access the Website via automated means or for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited by these Terms.

4.3 You must obtain our written permission to establish a link to our Website. Requests should be sent to connect@hitoshinkan.com.

4.4 You agree to indemnify us against all losses resulting from your non-compliance with these Terms.
 

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 We own all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the Website and its Underlying Systems.

5.2 You may view, download, and print content from the Website for your own personal use, provided that you:

  • (a) Do not modify or copy any content;

  • (b) Do not use any content for commercial purposes or public display;

  • (c) Do not remove any copyright or proprietary notices from content;

  • (d) Do not transfer content to another person or "mirror" the content on any other server.

5.3 The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website are our property or the property of other third parties. You are not permitted to use these marks without our prior written consent or the consent of the third party that owns the marks.
 

6. Disclaimers

6.1 The Website and its content are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.

6.2 To the extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

6.3 We do not warrant that:

  • (a) The Website will meet your requirements;

  • (b) The Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free;

  • (c) The results obtained from using the Website will be accurate or reliable;

  • (d) Any errors or defects in the Website will be corrected.

6.4 We disclaim liability for issues such as Website availability, informational errors, exposure to harmful components, or content from linked sites.
 

7. Limitation of Liability

7.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use or inability to use the Website.

7.2 Our total liability for any claims arising from these Terms or your use of the Website is limited to [SGD]100.

7.3 Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
 

8. General Provisions

8.1 Notices: We may contact you via email or by posting a notice on the Website. This satisfies all legal requirements for written communication.

8.2 Dispute Resolution: Any disputes arising from these Terms or the Website shall be resolved through binding arbitration, with each party bearing its own costs.

8.3 Governing Law: These Terms are governed by the laws of [Singapore], and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Singapore].

8.4 Waivers: Our failure to enforce any right under these Terms does not constitute a waiver of that right.

8.5 Severability: If any part of these Terms is deemed illegal, unenforceable, or invalid, that part is modified to the extent necessary to remedy the issue, or if modification is not possible, is severed from these Terms.

8.6 Entire Agreement: These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede any prior agreements or understandings.

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