TERMS & CONDITIONS
By registering for STACK 2020 (the “Conference”), you hereby agree to be bound by these Conference terms and conditions (“Terms”) with the Government Technology Agency (“GovTech” or the “Organiser”).
1. REGISTRATION & CONFIRMATION
1.1. Entry into the Conference is free and via registration only. To register for the Conference, you must complete the registration process. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration.
1.2. Each workshop ticket is SGD 50.00, and each registrant can sign up for a maximum of two workshops. You will receive a confirmation email if the payment transaction is successful. If the payment is unsuccessful, you will receive an acknowledgement email with details to make payment. Entry into the workshop is subject to FULL PAYMENT within 7 working days from the date of registration. Every participant who registered for a workshop will receive a complimentary STACK 2020 t shirt (only while stocks last). All registrants are to note that each registrant is entitled to only one STACK 2020 t shirt at maximum, regardless of whether the t shirt is from registering for one or two workshop(s), or from taking part in the survey.
2. CANCELLATION & SUBSTITUTION POLICY
2.1. There shall be no refunds once payment is made. The Organiser may, in its sole and absolute discretion, provide a refund on an ex gratia basis.
2.2 You may, with reasonable advance notice to the Organiser, substitute yourself with another person. That person shall be bound by these Terms.
2.3. Without prejudice to Clause 6.4, if in the sole and absolute discretion of the Organiser, the Conference premises or platform shall become unfit for use or if the holding of the Conference or any event might or will in any way be compromised by any cause not within the control of the Organiser, the Conference (or any part thereof) may forthwith be terminated or cancelled or postponed or otherwise rearranged by the Organiser at its sole and absolute discretion, without the Organiser or the Public Sector being liable to you. The Organiser shall not be liable to you for termination/cancellation/postponement/rearrangement aforesaid. For the avoidance of doubt, where payment is applicable, there shall be no refund in such event.
3. CONSENT FOR DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING
3.1. By submitting this form, you hereby agree that GovTech and third parties authorised by GovTech may collect and use any of your personal data provided for any one or more of the following purposes:
3.1.1. To administer, process and facilitate any transactions or activities by you in relation to the Conference, including the processing of payment for registration;
3.1.2. To respond to any queries, feedback or complaints by you or on your behalf; or
3.1.3. To update you on any matter relating to the Conference.
3.2. You also consent to GovTech and third parties authorised by GovTech to contact you regarding future events, courses, seminars, conferences and related activities organised or co-organised by GovTech, and to circulate industry-related publications by GovTech or third parties authorised by GovTech.
3.3. If you are providing someone else’s personal data or submitting this form on behalf of someone else, you warrant and represent that you have obtained consent from the named individual(s) in this form.
3.4. You may withdraw your consent to the use and disclosure of your data by the Organiser with reasonable notice and subject to any prevailing legal or contractual restrictions via email at STACK2020_secretariat@amcasia.com. However, doing so may prevent the Organiser from providing its services to you. Such withdrawal might also result in the termination of the Terms. The Organiser’s rights and remedies are expressly reserved in such event.
3.5. Registering for this Conference constitutes your agreement for the Organiser and Public Sector to use and distribute any image or audio recordings of you taken at the Conference for marketing and reporting purposes.
4. PHOTOGRAPHY AND RECORDING POLICY
Photography or video/audio recordings or transcription by you, without the express permission of the speaker/presenter and Organiser, are strictly prohibited during all sessions and will result in expulsion from the Conference without refund.
4A. CHAT RULES AND GUIDELINES
4A.1. Chat sessions will be moderated. All registrants shall comply with the Organiser’s rules and guidelines published at 4A.2. Failure to comply with the rules or guidelines may, at the Organiser’s sole and absolute discretion, result in the registrant’s expulsion from the entire Conference without refund. For the avoidance of doubt, the rules and guidelines are deemed part of these Terms.
Chat guidelines for attendees
4A.2. Participants are expected to abide by the event guidelines throughout which includes any chat interactions with others during STACK 2020 Developer Conference. This is important so that we work together to provide a positive and productive environment during the event. Participants should abide by the following chat guidelines so that we can maintain an inclusive community throughout the three-day event:
- Show respect, kindness and have the empathy to others
- Do not use coarse language.
- Minimise conflicts and arguments. Keep a positive tone while engaging others.
4A.3. For participants who are found to be engaging in behaviour that doesn't comply with the guidelines, Organiser may take any relevant action which includes issuing a warning to the participant, prohibiting the participant from certain activities, or attending future GovTech events. In serious cases, participants may be disbarred from the conference without a refund, and we will report the matter to the local authorities. Participants will be asked to stop any harassing or other unacceptable behaviours.
4B. CODE OF CONDUCT
4B.1 All registrants shall comply with the code of conduct (“Code”) published here. Failure to comply with the Code may, at the Organiser’s sole and absolute discretion, result in the registrant’s expulsion from the entire Conference without refund. The Organiser may also take any relevant action, which includes issuing a warning to the participant, and prohibiting the participant from certain activities or attending future GovTech events. In serious cases, we will report the matter to the local authorities. For the avoidance of doubt, the Code is deemed part of these Terms.
5.1. Each registrant listed by you in the form shall be deemed to be a party to the Terms and shall be bound by these Terms as if they each had registered individually and directly with GovTech. You warrant and represent that you have the necessary rights and authorisation to enter into these Terms and bind each registrant to these Terms.
5.2. You agree to defend and indemnify and keep GovTech and the Public Sector and their officers, employees, agents and contractors harmless against all liabilities, losses, damages, costs or expenses (including legal costs on an indemnity basis) howsoever arising out of or in connection with your non-compliance with these Terms, whether or not you had been advised or informed of the nature or extent of such liabilities, losses, damages, costs or expenses.
5.3. The Organiser shall have the right to amend these Terms at any time at its sole and absolute discretion. It is your responsibility to check and read the most up-to-date versions of these Terms and you are deemed to have notice of the same.
5.4. The Organiser and the Public Sector shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damage or loss of any kind whatsoever and howsoever caused, including but not limited to any direct or indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to property, whether arising directly or indirectly from, under or in connection with, these Terms or the Conference, regardless of whether GovTech or the Public Sector has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss.
5.5. In these Terms, “Public Sector” means the Government of the Republic of Singapore as a whole including all its Ministries, government departments and Organs of State, as well as all statutory boards (including all Singapore public sector agencies as defined by the Public Sector (Governance) Act 2018 as amended, consolidated, re-enacted or replaced from time to time).
5.6. Save for the Public Sector, a person who is not a party to these Terms shall have no right to enforce any term herein.
5.7. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore.
5.8. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) in Singapore in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the SIAC ("SIAC Rules") for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. Further, the seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English.