The Agreement was last updated 1st March 2020

All use of the HumanResourcesOnline.net Web pages (“HRO”) is subject to the terms and conditions set forth below. By completing the registration process, clicking the User Agreement acceptance “button,” and using HRO, you represent that you are 18 years old or older and agree to abide by the following terms and conditions. The terms “you” or “User” refer to the person who completed the registration process.

Human Resources Online reserves the right to change the terms of this Agreement. Changes will be posted on the Human Resources Online website (www.humanresourceonline.net). If any of these changes are unacceptable, you may terminate your subscription as described below under “Term and Termination.” Use of HRO following the posting of any changes to these terms and conditions constitutes acceptance of those changes by the User.

Definitions

HRO contains two types of content:

  1. “HRO’s Own Content” means information entered into HRO by employees and authorised representatives of Human Resources Online.
  2. “Other Content” means any other information entered into HRO by Users or other persons.

Use of HRO

HR hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use HRO for the fees and under the terms described in this Agreement. Only one person at a time may access HRO using the User’s screen name and password without the prior consent of Human Resources Online. The User may, free of charge and on an occasional basis, make up to 10 copies in paper form of an individual article appearing in HRO for non-commercial use provided the User includes all copyright and other proprietary rights notices that appeared on the original and includes a notice indicating that HRO is the source of the material. For all other hard copy uses please contact the Subscriptions Department (Tel: +65 6423 0329; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for information or instructions. Fees are determined by the extent of use. The User may not disseminate any portion of HRO through electronic means, including mail lists or electronic bulletin boards, without the prior consent of Human Resources Online. Consent for special arrangements regarding electronic distribution may be obtained from Human Resources Online by contacting the Subscriptions Department.

Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, HRO may not be reproduced, transmitted, or distributed without Human Resources Online’s permission. The User may not commingle any portion of HRO with any other information and shall not edit, modify, or alter any portion. All of HRO’s own content is either the property of Lighthouse Independent Media. (“Lighthouse”) or is licensed to Lighthouse. The User shall honour all reasonable requests by Human Resources Online to protect Human Resources Online’s proprietary interests in HRO.

Changes to User Agreement

HRO reserve the right to change, alter, replace or otherwise modify the User Agreement at any time.

The User’s Content

The User grants to Lighthouse the non-exclusive right to use all material entered into HRO by the User (other than third-party material transmitted through private electronic mail) in any of Lighthouse’ print or electronic publications.

Users entering material into HRO are responsible for the content of that material. Neither Human Resources Online nor Lighthouse has any responsibility for Other Content, including the content of any messages or information posted by Users or others, or for the content of information accessible via direct or indirect hyperlinks from HRO. However, Human Resources Online retains the right, which it may or may not exercise in its sole discretion, to review, edit, or delete Other Content which Human Resources Online deems to be illegal, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

You may not input or distribute any material through HRO that is promotional in nature, including solicitations for funds or business, without the prior written authorization of Human Resources Online.

The User agrees to indemnify Human Resources Online and Lighthouse from all damages, liabilities, costs, charges and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, which Human Resources Online, Lighthouse, their affiliates, employees, and authorized representatives may incur as a result of either: (i) the User’s breach of this Agreement; or (ii) material entered into HRO with the use of the User’s screen name or password. Human Resources Online reserves the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any such matter for which the User has agreed to indemnify Human Resources Online and Lighthouse in which event the User shall have no further obligation to indemnify with respect to that particular matter.

No warranties/Limitations on liability

Neither Human Resources Online nor Lighthouse makes any guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of or results to be obtained from, accessing and using HRO, HRO’s own content, the other content, nor any material that can be accessed (via a direct or indirect hyperlink or otherwise) through HRO. Neither Human Resources Online nor Lighthouse shall be liable to the user or anyone else for any inaccuracy, delay, interruption in service, error or omission, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom. In no event will Human Resources Online, Lighthouse nor any of their third party licensors be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages, including but not limited to, lost time, lost money, lost profits or goodwill, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, and whether or not such damages are foreseen or unforeseen with respect to any use of HRO. User agrees that all demands of whatever kind assessed against Human Resources Online or Lighthouse or any of its third-party licensors arising out of relating to use of HRO shall not exceed the total amount the user paid to Human Resources Online for use of HRO during the previous twelve (12) months (or if you have subscribed for fewer than twelve (12) months, during the time since the user’s subscription began).

Privacy Policy

Human Resources Online may, from time to time, use information you provide as part of the registration process to send you information regarding other products or services from Lighthouse that may be of interest to you. In addition, Human Resources Online may provide aggregated, anonymous statistical information about HRO users to other persons, including potential advertising clients. For detailed information about the Lighthouse Privacy Policy, and your rights under it, please click on the Privacy Policy at the footer of the website.

Term and Termination

This Agreement will continue until terminated by either Human Resources Online or you. The Agreement can be terminated by either party by notifying the other party by telephone or electronic mail of the decision to terminate.

Human Resources Online may discontinue or change HRO, or its availability to you, at any time.

Free Circulation

HRO reserves the right to qualify subscribers to a complimentary subscription. HRO also reserves the right to suspend the complimentary subscription at any given time during the one year period.

General

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to HRO and supersedes any and all other agreements, oral or in writing, with respect to HRO. The failure of Human Resources Online to insist upon strict compliance with any term of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver with regard to any subsequent failure to comply with such term or provision. This Agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Singapore, as if the Agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within Singapore.