Terms of Use

Welcome to the Regional Programme in Asia website of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd., Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia (“we”, “us”, “our”) at www.fes-asia.org. The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd. is the owner of this website due to its coordinating function of the programme. If you continue to browse and use the website of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd. (“our website”, “website”), you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use.

We are committed to respecting the privacy concerns of all users of its website at www.fes-asia.org (“our website”). We are the sole owner of the information collected on our website.

You do not have to register to use our website. However, if you request information from us, e.g., about a project, internship, publication etc., we will contact you with further information to answer your query.

When you request information from us, order a publication or participate in our activities, we collect details about you, e.g., name, address, email address and contact number. We store the information we collect about you in our database. We do not share, rent or sell your personally identifiable information, such as your name and email address, to any third parties. However, we will disclose such information if you give us your permission or if it is necessary to complete a transaction you have agreed to.

The content of the pages of our website is for general information and use only. We may change the content without notice. We do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or fitness for a particular purpose of any information on our website. You agree that such information may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We are not liable for your use of any information on our website, which is entirely at your own risk. You are responsible for ensuring the information, services or products available from our website meet your particular requirements.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

The materials posted on our website, except for those that contain a copyright notice for a third party other than Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, are licensed to the public through the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial-No Derivatives license. This license allows users to download the materials from our website (that are not specifically restricted) and to share them as long as: 1. the particular article, section, audio or video clip is reproduced in its entirety in its original form and is not edited or modified in any way; 2. all copies include attribution to the original author (if noted) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and contain a link back to www.fes-asia.org as the original source of the work; and 3. the copies are distributed only for non-commercial purposes and are distributed at no charge.

Other than as specifically described in the preceding paragraph, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, republish, transmit, repost, or otherwise use the content on this website without prior written permission from the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd. To request such permission, please contact us. The name “Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Regional Programme in Asia”, the FES logo, and all related indicia are the trademarked properties of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd., and in no event may they be reproduced separately from the textual content associated with them on this website. Nothing contained on our website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of FES trade names, trademarks or service marks without our express prior written consent. All trademarks and service marks on the website not owned by FES are the property of their respective owners. The trade names, trademarks and service marks owned by FES, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours.

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

Photo credits other than FES (cc):

Home [Page]: red wallpaper. Flickr/puploux!!! (cc); Hanna Böhme. FES (c)

Social Democracy [Page]: background picture. flickr / elycefeliz (cc) (also shown on Home [Page])

Social Justice [Page]: background picture. FES (c) (also shown on Home [Page])

Economy of Tomorrow [Page]: background picture. flickr / Mike Carlowicz (cc) (also shown on Home [Page])

Peace and Security [Page]: flickr / Geraint Rowland (cc) (also shown on Home [Page])

About [Page]: CSM Berlin Schild (background picture). Heike Waechter (c)

Our website is owned by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Singapore Ltd., Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia based in Singapore and is not intended to subject the website of the Regional Programme in Asia to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of Singapore. FES does not represent or warrant that our website or any part thereof is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction other than Singapore. Those who choose to access our website do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit the availability of our website, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.

Like most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and date/time stamp. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, administer the website, track users movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.

While using our website you will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. In addition, we expect users of our website to respect the rights and dignity of others. Your use of our website is conditioned on your compliance with the following rules of conduct.

You will not post, transmit, or otherwise make available, through or in connection with our website:

Anything that is or may be (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) defamatory; (c) fraudulent or tortious; (d) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (e) protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express prior consent of the owner of such right.

Any material that would give rise to criminal or civil liability; that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offense; or that encourages or provides instructional information about illegal activities or activities such as “hacking,” “cracking,” or “phreaking.”

Any virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file, or programme that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment.

Any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional material, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letter,” “pyramid scheme” or investment opportunity, or any other form of solicitation.

Use our website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose.

Use our website to defame abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity.

Use our website to harvest or collect personally identifiable information about other users of the website.

Impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation any representative of FES; falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with our website; or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make.

Interfere with or disrupt the operation of our website or the servers or networks used to make our website available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.

Restrict or inhibit any other person from using our website (including without limitation by hacking or defacing any portion of our website).

Use our website to advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services without the Foundations’ express prior written consent.

Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to our website.

Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of our website.

Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from our website or materials originating from our website.

Frame or mirror any part of our website without FES’s express prior written consent.

Create a database by systematically downloading and storing our website content.

Use any robot, spider, website search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or in any way gather website content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of our website without FES’s express prior written consent.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on our website. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our website.

We use session ID and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our website. A session ID cookie expires when you close your Internet browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. We set a persistent cookie to cache web pages so that our website loads faster into your Internet browser.

You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “Help” file. If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but the speed at which the pages of our website are displayed on your Internet browser is reduced.

This Privacy Policy only covers the use of cookies on our website only and does not cover the use of cookies by any other website. (See ‘Links to Other Websites’).

Our website contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us, e.g., FES partners. FES is not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites. Our website also contains links to other FES websites, which are websites that are owned by the respective FES programmes, regional or national offices. Please note that these Terms of Use only apply to information collected by our website. Refer to the individual websites for their respective terms of use and privacy policies.

To request access, correction of your personal data or withdrawal of consent, or for more information of FES Personal Data Protection Policy, please write to us at info[at]fes.asia