PACIFIC BOOKSTORES TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Welcome to and thank you for shopping at www.pacificbookstores.com (hereinafter referred to as our “Website”). Please read these terms and conditions carefully. The following terms and conditions govern your use of and access to the services and contents of our Website. By accessing or using our Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms and conditions which include our Privacy Policy and Online Store Policy.

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of our Website is restricted to customers who have registered for an account with us. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access to password protected and/or secure areas of our Website, or to any other protected information stored on our servers, through any means not intentionally made available by us for your specific use. A breach of this provision may constitute an offence under the Computer Misuse Act (Chapter 50A) of Singapore.

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General use of the content and services available on our Website

1.1  Guidelines for use

By accessing our Website, you agree to comply with all the guidelines, notices, operating rules and policies and instructions published on our Website pertaining to its use, as well as any amendments to the aforementioned made by us from time to time.

We reserve the right to revise and amend these guidelines, notices, operating rules and policies and instructions from time to time and you are deemed to be aware of and bound by any such revision and amendment upon the publication thereof at our Website.


1.2  Restricted activities

You agree and undertake NOT to post on our Website or submit to us any false or inaccurate information including any personal data, use our Website or any services provided on our Website for illegal purposes, attempt to gain unauthorised access to or otherwise interfere with or disrupt the operation of our Website or the services provided on our website or the operation of and services provided by other computer systems or networks connected to our Website; post inappropriate or immoral contents or items on our Website; interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of our Website or any services provided on our Website; use or upload, in any way, any software or material that contains, or which you have reason to suspect contains, viruses, damaging components, malicious code or harmful components which may impair or corrupt our Website’s data or damage or interfere with the operation of another user’s computer or mobile device; and use our Website other than in conformance with the acceptable user policies of any connected computer networks and any other applicable laws.


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Content

2.1  Accuracy of information

We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing the products sold on our Website. However, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant and represent that the product descriptions, colours or other content available on our Website are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.


2.2  Availability of contents and services on our Website

We may, from time to time and without giving any reason or prior notice, upgrade, modify, suspend, discontinue or remove the contents and services on our Website, whether in whole or in part, and shall not be liable for any damage arising from such upgrades, modifications, suspensions, discontinuance or removal of the contents or services previously available on our Website.


2.3  Right to monitor contents

We reserve the right, but shall not be obliged to monitor, screen or otherwise control any activity, content or material on our Website, whether directly or indirectly through any services provided.

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, investigate any breach of the terms and conditions contained herein and may take any action we deem appropriate; prevent or restrict access of any user to our Website or any services provided; report any activity suspected to be in violation of any applicable law, statute or regulation to the appropriate authorities and to co-operate with such authorities in any consequential investigation; request any information from you in connection with your use of our Website or services provided on our Website at any time.


2.4  Intellectual Property

All contents available on our Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, data compilations and software, and the compilation thereof are properties belonging to us, our affiliates, partners or licensors, and are protected by Singapore and international copyright laws.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on our Website are the registered and unregistered marks owned by us, our affiliates, partners or licensors, in Singapore and other countries, and are protected by Singapore and international trademark laws. Neither the content nor trademarks nor any portion of our Website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, modified, or otherwise exploited, in whole or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.


3.


Purchase Related Policy

3.1  Intellectual Property

Please refer to our Online Shop Policy for terms and conditions governing orders and online transactions made on our Website.


4.


Account Management

4.1  Account Registration

To place an order, you are required to register an account with us through our Website.

During the registration process for the creation of an account, you will be asked to provide, among other things, a valid email address and password for your account. You agree to provide only accurate, true information. You agree and undertake not to create multiple accounts.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, login details and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept full responsibility for all acts done through your account.

You agree to accept full responsibility for all acts done through your account.

We reserve the right to refuse service and/or terminate any account without prior notice whether due to any breach of the terms and conditions contained herein or any reason whatsoever at our sole discretion.


4.2  Obligations and Responsibilities

By accessing or using of our Website, you agreed to comply with these terms and conditions and the special warnings or instructions for access or use posted on our Website from time to time.

In the event that you breach any of these terms and conditions including our Online Shop Policy and Privacy Policy, you shall be liable for all the losses and damages caused to us, our affiliates and/or our partners.


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Other Matters

5.1  Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites. You acknowledge that we have no control over other websites or their contents, products, services, policies, security, etc., and you agree that we shall not be held liable therefor under any circumstances whatsoever.

You are advised to review the policies, security and terms and conditions of any of the other websites that you visit.


5.2  Personal Data Protection

Please review our Privacy Policy for our practices pertaining to the personal data and information we collect from you.


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Indemnification and Disputes

6.1  Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including legal costs on solicitor and client basis resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your misuse of our Website including but not limited to the use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other acts that impose unreasonable burden or load on our online infrastructure.


6.2  Disputes

Unless otherwise provided herein, any dispute arising in any way in connection with our Website, our policies, these terms and conditions and any online transaction shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of Singapore courts.

In the event of any dispute arising out of or in connection with infringement of our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of our affiliates, partners and/or licensors, we and our affiliates, partners and/or licensor reserve our right to seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in the court of any country as we deem fit and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the said court. In the event thereof, the governing law shall be the law of the said country.


7.


General

7.1  Acknowledgement

You acknowledge and agree that these terms and conditions, our Privacy Policy and Online Store Policy constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between you and us concerning your use of our Website and any order you place with us, and supersedes all prior proposals, representations, agreements or other communications.


7.2  Relationship

Nothing contained in these terms and conditions, our Privacy Policy and Online Shop Policy shall create or be deemed to create any partnership or other form of joint enterprise between us.


7.3  No Waiver

Our failure to require your performance of any provision herein shall not affect our full right to require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall our express or implied waiver of a breach of any provision herein be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself.


7.4  Variation

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to amend any of these terms and conditions from time to time by posting the amendment on our Website.

All amendments are effective immediately upon posting on our Website. Your continued use of our Website constitutes your agreement to all such amendments. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these terms and conditions. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice to, among other things, cease all use of our Website.

In the event that any provision of these terms and conditions, our Privacy policy or Online Shop Policy are unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these terms and conditions, our Privacy Policy or Online Ship Policy, as the case may be, unenforceable or invalid as a whole.

Any provision found to be unenforceable or invalid shall be deleted in whole or in such parts as are unenforceable or invalid and the deleted parts shall be replaced with a valid and enforceable alternative provision which achieves, to the extent possible, our original objectives and intent as reflected in the original provision.