Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Health Sciences Authority corporate website (this "Website"). By accessing and using this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not use this Website.

1 Permissions

The information in this Website is intended only for purposes of public education and general information. You are permitted to use this website for your own personal use. Please take note that you may not be the only person using the website. If you share access to this website with anyone, that person must also agree to the Terms of Use.

2 Relying on Information

You should use your own discretion in deciding whether the information in this Website is suitable or appropriate for your own purposes. This information is not intended as medical advice. You should not use the information on this website as a substitute for professional advice from your own professional and healthcare advisors. 

3 Disclaimer

3.1 All information and materials in this Website including any software program (the "Contents") are provided "as is " without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Health Sciences Authority does not warrant and hereby disclaims all express, implied and statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party whether arising from usage, custom, trade or by operation of law or otherwise, including but not limited to the following:
i. any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of the Contents; and
ii. any representations or warranties that the Contents or any functions available on this Website or features associated therewith will be accessible, uninterrupted or error-free or that defects will be corrected or that this Website and the server is and will be free of all viruses and/or other harmful elements.
3.2 Health Sciences Authority will not be liable to you or any third party for any loss or damage whatsoever including but not limited to direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer, software, modem, telephone or other property, arising directly or indirectly from (i) accessing, using or visiting this Website or (ii) relying on any statements, opinions, representations or information in this Website or (ii) any delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, Internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software, or (iii) any decision, conduct or the views of any person taken in reliance on this Website and the Contents.

4 Copyright Notice

4.1 All information and material on this website are protected by copyright under Singapore law.
4.2 You may download, store, display or print a single copy of the relevant information or material from this Website (or parts thereof), only for the purposes of private research, study, reference or any other lawful purposes permitted under the Copyright Act, subject to the conditions and requirements of the Copyright Act. Any such copy must acknowledge the Health Sciences Authority as the rightful owner of the information or material, and must include these copyright and disclaimer notices.
4.3 The reproduction of any information or material from this Website, in any form or medium, for purposes other than those permitted under the Copyright Act, can only be done with written permission from the Health Sciences Authority. In particular, the reproduction or use of information or material from this Website for commercial purposes, or to advertise or promote the sale of any product or service, is prohibited. Please contact the webmaster (see "Contact Information") to obtain the necessary permission, or to find out more about using information or material from this website.

5 Hyperlinks

5.1 This Website contains hyperlinks to web sites which are not maintained by Health Sciences Authority and provided as a convenience only. In no circumstances shall Health Sciences Authority be: (i) responsible for the contents of those web sites or (ii) bear any liability for any damages or loss arising from access to those web sites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to such websites are entirely at your own risk.
5.2 Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this Website or any of the Contents are prohibited.
5.3 You must secure permission from Health Sciences Authority prior to hyperlinking to, or framing, this Website or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities. Health Sciences Authority reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyperlinking to, or framing of this Website or any of the Contents.
5.4 Your linking to, or framing any part of this Website or its Contents constitute acceptance of these Terms of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this Website or any of the Contents.
5.5 In no circumstances shall Health Sciences Authority be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any web sites that link to this Website or any of the Contents and use of any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices to create such association or affiliation is strictly prohibited.
5.6 Health Sciences Authority reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
5.7 Health Sciences Authority reserves the right to disable any unauthorised links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this Website or any of the Contents.
Health Sciences Authority reserves the right to change the URL of this Website.

6 Security

Where appropriate, Health Sciences Authority uses available technology to protect the security of communications made through this Website. However, Health Sciences Authority does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through this Website. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite best efforts, Health Sciences Authority makes no warranties that this Website is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. You should take appropriate steps to keep your information, software and equipment secure. This includes clearing your Internet browser cookies and cache before and after using any services on the Website.

7 Access to the Website

The accessibility and operation of this Website relies on technologies beyond the control of Health Sciences Authority and continuous accessibility or uninterrupted operation of the Website is not guaranteed.
Health Sciences Authority reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this Website to any particular person or to block access from a particular Internet address to this Website, at any time, without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

8 General

If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under any applicable law, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set out above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms will continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified, these Terms constitutes the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the Website and it supersedes all prior communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and us with respect to the Website.
Any failure by the Health Sciences Authority to enforce or exercise any provision of the Terms, or any related right, will not be a waiver of that provision or right. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved. 

As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to Health Sciences Authority that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You must not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. You must not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website.
Health Sciences Authority may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this page. Please visit this page from time to time to review the updated Terms of Use, because they are binding on you. HSA may modify and discontinue any information or features in this Website at any time, with or without notice to you and without liability.

9 Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore.


Contact Information

Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information, or would like to give your comments or feedback, about this website. You can use the online feedback form, or you can reach us at the following:

E-mail: hsa_info@hsa.gov.sg 
Tel : (65) 6213 0838
Fax : (65) 6213 0749
Health Sciences Authority,
11 Outram Road,
Singapore 169078