Terms and conditions of use

We appreciate your interest and your visit to our news portal. These are our terms and conditions for the use of our The ASEAN Post, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to, the World Wide Web via www.theaseanpost.com, digital television, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, The ASEAN Post means the digital information network operated by or on behalf of Digital Media Nusantara Sdn. Bhd. or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "the Company"). By accessing The ASEAN Post Website (“the Website”), you agree, acknowledge and accept to be bound by the terms and conditions in this legal disclaimer set out below.

1. User Access

By you visiting this Website and using the materials published on this Website by the Company, you accept, acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. The Company reserves the right at all times to modify, delete, replace or edit any of these terms and conditions at the Company’s sole discretion and may continue to do so without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the Website. You will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Website after it has been posted.

2. Subscriber Registration

You may access areas of the Website that require registration by registering an account with the Company.

By registering an account with the Company on the Website, you agree that:

        (a) each registration is for a single user only;

        (b) you are not allowed to do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration required area of the Website;

        (c) you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; and

        (d) you will not pass yourself off as another user

Failure to comply with the above shall constitute a breach of these terms and conditions of use, which may result in immediate suspense or termination of your account. You are to notify the Company immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

3. User Participation and Content Standards

Users of the Website are permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Website.

When you submit your content to the Company, the content must have been created by you and/or you have been authorised or have received permission from the owner of any part of the content that you have submitted to the Website.

By the act of you submitting your content on the Website or to the Company, you are granting the Company and its subscribers an unconditional, irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format, edited or unedited, and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Website or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not reflect the views of the Company. The Company does not have any obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Website.

The Company may from time to time compile and create content to be published on the Website in any form as deemed fit by the Company, by using and incorporating your content (but not your original content) including but not limited to any content sourced from third parties (citing all sources of the content accordingly). The Company shall at all times own all rights, title and interest of all content created by the Company, using and incorporating the contents sourced from you and/or any third party.

The Company, or authorised third parties, reserves the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your submitted content at the Company’s sole discretion to suit the purposes of the Website. Your content may be removed from use at any time.

Any content you submit to the Company must not be obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. Additionally, the content you submit to the Company must not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or any other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree, at all times, not to:-

        (a) post content which is intended to deliberately upset or harm other users;

        (b) use the Website to post or transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on any basis, including, but not limited to, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability;

        (c) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Website or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

        (d) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Website, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or

        (e) use the Website for commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, submission of any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

If you are under 16 years of age, you confirm that you have the permission of your parent or guardian to submit content to the Company. Any queries regarding copyright and your content submitted to the Company should be directed in the first instance to [email protected]

Intellectual Property and Use of Content

The Company has no objection for users of this Website to download, print, use or reproduce the materials or part of the materials on this Website for personal and non-commercial purposes only, provided at all times, you maintain and abide by the Company’s attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction. Such consent is not however applicable to materials produced by other organizations or websites, which own the copyrights.

The Company is the sole owner of all content on the Website, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Website and are protected by Malaysian copyright laws, other intellectual property laws and applicable international treaties.

For enquiries and permission to use the Website’s content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions and distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact [email protected] .

4. Warranties and Representations

To the extent permitted by law, the Company does not accept any responsibility for any statement published on the Website. The Company is at all times, not liable and responsible for the contents of other websites which are posted on the Website, in any form, that are licensed to the Company by third parties or accessible via links from the Website that are maintained by third parties.

The Company does not give warranties of any kind concerning the Website and this includes the warrant that the Website or any of its contents are virus free.

Although the Company will do its best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Website, the Company does not guarantee this. The Company accepts no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay in you accessing this Website and any losses incurred by you as a result of the disruption to your access of the Website.

Being exposed to advertising by third parties is a condition of accessing the Website. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material published on the Website. The Company accepts no responsibility and shall not be liable for any losses or inconveniences incurred as a result of the content of any advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein published on the Website.

If you wish to advertise on the Website, please email [email protected] .

5. Personal data protection

Please refer to the Company’s privacy notice for details. You will find the Company’s complete online Privacy Notice at http://www.theaseanpost.com/privacy-policy.

6. Governing law & jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by Malaysian laws and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Malaysia.

7. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy.

8. No waiver

The Company’s failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of the Company.

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