Terms of Use

Updated 3 weeks ago · Published on 31 Mar 2017 7:00AM

Terms and conditions of use

These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via themalaysianinsight.com, mobile phone. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “TMI” we mean the digital information network operated by or on behalf of The Malaysian Insight, regardless of how you access the network whether you access those via a TMI Site or a third party site. However you access the TMI Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1. Registration

You may access areas of TMI that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.

By registering on the TMI, you agree that:

(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the TMI;

(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the TMI; and

(iii) you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

2. Termination of registration

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by sending an email to info@themalaysianinsight.com. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the TMI Site. Continued use of the TMI Site indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of TMI immediately and without prior notice.

We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated.

3. Use of material appearing on The Malaysian Insight

Your use of the TMI is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between TMI and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), TMI is the sole owner of all content on the www.themalaysianinsight.com, 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 TMI.

You may download and print extracts from the TMI Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any TMI Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by the TMI, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the TMI Site.

4. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the TMI Content. Nothing in the TMI Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the TMI Content or any part of it. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the TMI Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the TMI Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the TMI Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

5. Third party advertising on the TMI Site

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the TMI Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

If you want to advertise on the TMI Site, please email the user help team at sales@themalaysianinsight.com, and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team.

6. User Comments

You acknowledge and agree that when you post comments on the website or view comments 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 comments do not necessarily reflect the views of TMI, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any comments posted by you and other users on the TMI.

We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your comments from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.

You warrant that the comment you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post comment which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the TMI site to post or otherwise transmit comments that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any comments that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the TMI Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the TMI Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the TMI Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the TMI Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to comments to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. The Malaysian Insight assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of comments or other information submitted by you or other users to The Malaysian Insight Site.

8. Data protection

Please see our privacy policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others. You will find the complete online Privacy Policy at privacy policy page.

9. Changes to these terms and conditions of use

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on The Malaysian Insight Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the The Malaysian Insight Site after it has been posted.

17. Limitation of liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, IN NO EVENT WILL TMI OR ITS AFFILIATES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, EXPENSE OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND (“LOSS”) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE GUARDIAN SITE, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION): (i) DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFITS, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, COST OF REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE OR LOSS OF RECORDS, INFORMATION OR DATA, LOSS OF USE OF DATA, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF CUSTOMERS, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO REPUTATION, LOSS OF CAPITAL, DOWNTIME COSTS, LOSS UNDER OR IN RELATION TO ANY OTHER CONTRACT, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS OR BENEFITS; (ii) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS; OR (iii) ANY LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE MALAYSIAN INSIGHT SITE. THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY IN THIS SECTION 17 APPLIES EVEN IF TMI SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS.