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Website Policy

Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration & Mediation (APCAM) is providing the websites www.apcam.asia and www.apcaminternational.org on specific policies on Terms of Use, Privacy, Disclaimer, Cancellation and Refund.

APCAM may, in its sole discretion, update these Policies at any time and from time to time, by posting the amended Policy on the Site. The revised or amended Policy shall be effective upon posting. Any access to or use of the Site or Services following such update shall be deemed consent to such update. All Visitors are therefore encouraged to refer back to this page regularly. This Policy may not be otherwise amended without the written consent of APCAM.

If you would like to communicate with APCAM regarding the policy issues or have questions, comments or complaints about the policies, please forward such communication to info@apcam.asia

Terms of Use:

APCAM is providing the Website, Newsletters and other services the to users of the Website subject to these terms and conditions (the “Terms”).

In using the Website, you are deemed to have read and agreed to the Terms. All new services or features launched by us in future will also be subject to these terms. If you do not agree with the Terms please cease to use the Website.

We take your privacy seriously. Please refer to our separate privacy policy for information on how we will protect your personal data.

We do not purport to provide legal, professional or any other advice and you should always seek independent advice before acting on any information on the Website.

We make no warranties and are not liable for any third-party services, content or websites, even if these are linked to or featured on the Website.

We take great care in making sure that all information we provide is accurate but we are not responsible for any loss suffered by you as a consequence of any of your action you take or omit to take on the basis of any of the information we provide.

You must not use the Website in any way that causes damage to the Website or in any unlawful, harmful or fraudulent manner.

While using e-forms and e-mails, please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Please note that sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable.

We reserve the right to amend or modify these Terms at any time without notice.

Copyright:

All materials within these Web pages are copyrighted. © Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration & Mediation. All rights reserved.

Linking to this Site – If you would like to link to the APCAM Site, you must follow APCAM’s link guidelines. Unless specifically authorized by APCAM, you may not connect “deep links” to the Site, i.e, create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of this Site on any other web site or web page.

Downloading Files – It is illegal and prohibited to download any or all of the content from the APCAM website. All content is provided on View-only basis and is licensed and copyrighted material / original work of the author. APCAM is glad to grant permission to use or reprint copyrighted materials when it has the authors’ licenses to do so. However, before you use any or any part of these materials, you must obtain the necessary permissions. The procedure for requesting permission to use or reprint materials is not difficult and the APCAM Secretariat makes every effort to respond the request as quickly as possible.

Disclaimer:

The information provided by APCAM in this website is for general information purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of APCAM. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, APCAM takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. The site, the service and the content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.

The information herein, together with all services and charges, may change without notice.

Privacy:

This Privacy Policy sets forth the policy of APCAM and its websites – www.apcam.asia and www.apcaminternational.org

Privacy terms relating to confidential information and materials parties and neutrals submit to us in the course of an arbitration, mediation, conciliation or other dispute resolution proceeding may be set forth in the various APCAM Rules and/or any other agreement between the parties and neutrals.

APCAM may provide links to third parties’ websites (“Linked Sites”) from the website. Linked Sites are not necessarily reviewed, controlled or examined by APCAM in any way and APCAM is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply APCAM’s endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and we will do what we reasonably can to protect the identity and private details of all users on this site.

We reserve the right to personally contact you via the email address you provide at any time, including but not limited to when commenting, posting in forums, getting in touch over the contact forms on our page. However, we will at all times keep your identity and email address confidential, subject to this privacy policy and the terms and conditions.

We will take reasonable care and adopt security precautions to safeguard your personal data and prevent its loss and misuse. However, we cannot guarantee the security or privacy of information or data sent over internet connections, even if encrypted.

If you have subscribed to our online magazines / newsletters, we may contact you by email to send you the magazines / newsletters.

If you are not subscribed to our materials, we may get in touch very rarely by email if there is a major issue that needs your attention, concerning security, privacy or anything else that is important.

APCAM is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your e-mail address will only be used within APCAM and its entities. We do not sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside APCAM. If you wish to be removed from our e-mail mailings, please send mail to remove your e-mail address from our list.

We will not share your personal information with third parties without your permission or unless:

  • Our ownership changes or we merge or enter into a joint-venture with another party,
  • We are required to do so by law, or
  • In connection with any legal proceedings and/or to defend our legal rights.

APCAM has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy for our web site users and our membership. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page. Should you have additional questions, comments or concerns please contact us.

Cancellation & Refund:

APCAM believes in helping its members / clients / customers as far as possible, and has therefore a liberal cancellation policy.

For APCAM Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, cancellation policy will be mentioned in the specific brochures.

In case of valid cancellations, we will issue the refund in accordance with the cancellation policy.