1. Use of the App
1.2. The App provides a platform for users to sell, buy, rent and lease properties. Key services provided through the App include allowing users to create property listings to advertise properties for sale or rent, distribute property listings through other mediums such as social media, and to contact sellers or landlords to buy or rent properties. More information on the services provided through the App may be accessed here https://www.closebuy.asia. We may from time to time add to, modify, suspend or cease the provision of any aspects of the aforesaid services. For the avoidance of doubt, in providing the aforesaid services through the App, CloseBuy does not in any way act on your behalf or on the behalf of other users of the App.
1.4. An internet connection is required to use and access the App. You are responsible for any fees arising in connection with your use and access of the App using an internet connection, including without limitation internet access fees and mobile data charges.
3.1. In order to access the features of the App, you will have to create an account on the App. To register for an account on the App you must be eighteen years of age and above.
3.2. You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.
3.3. You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you have provided when registering by updating your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.
4. Password and security
4.1. When you register an account to use the App you will be asked to create a password. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us by contacting CloseBuy at email@example.com immediately.
4.2. CloseBuy shall not be liable to you for your losses resulting from any unauthorized use of your account, but you may be liable for our losses or the losses of others caused by such unauthorized use of your account.
4.3. If CloseBuy has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the App, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account.
5.1. When you create a property listing on the App, you will be asked to provide information that will allow potential buyers or tenants to assess your listing. Examples of information that you will be asked to provide include the address of the listed property, and images of the listed property.
5.2. Before submitting any images of the listed property, you must ensure that:
5.2.1. You have at least two (2), but not more than seven (7), clear and non-broken images of the listed property;
5.2.2. The images provided are recent photographs of the listed property or are accurate representations of the listed property;
5.2.3. The images provided do not include any frames or personally identifying information such as addresses, email addresses, website addresses, phone numbers and names;
5.2.4. In the event that the listed property forms a part of a building (e.g. condominium units) or is connected to other buildings (e.g. shop houses and town houses), the images provided should include an image of the whole building or the listed property together with the adjacent buildings. Notwithstanding the above, you are required to specify which part of the building or buildings is being sold or leased.
5.3. In using the App to create property listings, you agree to:
5.3.1. Not create any listings for projects or developments. If you wish to create a listing for any project or development, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org;
5.3.2. Not include in the listing any personally identifying details such as email addresses, website addresses, phone numbers and names unless otherwise prompted by the App;
5.3.3. Not create any listings to sub-lease a property;
5.3.4. Not create more than one listing for the same property, and to delete any duplicate listings;
5.3.5. Not transfer any listings to another user of the App;
5.3.6. Comply with all applicable rules and regulations, in particular, all applicable data protection laws and laws concerning the sale or leasing of properties;
5.3.7. Not disclose any confidential information, including without limitation the personal information of buyers or tenants, correspondences with buyers or tenants, and information relating to the sale or lease of properties to buyers or tenants.
5.4. In submitting a property listing to the App, you represent and warrant that:
5.4.1. You have the right to sell or lease or to represent the property owner to sell or lease the listed property under local laws, whether such right is derived from registrations with the local land authorities or from your appointment as the agent or representative of the property owner;
5.4.2. You or the property owner that you represent possess documents proving title to the listed property that are valid under local laws, such as certificates of title issued by the relevant local land authorities;
5.4.3. All information provided under clause 5.1 are correct, complete, accurate and up-to-date;
5.4.4. All matters concerning the condition of the listed property or affecting the right to sell or lease the listed property (such as defects in the title to the property) are made known to potential buyers or tenants;
5.4.5. You have complied with the terms in this clause 5.
5.5. Listings submitted to the App will only be made available to the public after they are published by CloseBuy. If the listing is created on a public holiday or outside business hours, such listing will be published on the next business day.
5.6. Once a listing is published on the App, the listing will be made available to the public for a period of twelve (12) months (“the Listing Period”) starting from the date that the listing is published. Upon the expiry of the Listing Period, the listing will be taken offline and will no longer be available to the public (“expired listing”). Notwithstanding the above, users will have thirty (30) days from the date of expiry of the Listing Period to renew the expired listing. Expired listings that are renewed will be republished on the App and made available to the public. If the expired listing is not renewed, details of the listing will be deleted from our active and backup systems.
6. Intellectual property
6.1. The content of the App, including (but not limited to) all of the text, pictures and other content made available on the App, the App logo, the user interface of the App and the software used to implement the App are protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights (“the Intellectual Property Rights”).
6.2. The Intellectual Property Rights are owned by CloseBuy and CloseBuy’s licensors.
6.3. You may:
6.3.1. retrieve and display the content of the App on a computer or electronic device screen; and/or
6.3.2. store such content in electronic form (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network); and/or
6.3.3. print one copy of such content;
for your own personal non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes the App, any portion of the App or any of the materials or content on the App without written permission from CloseBuy.
6.4.1. Creating listings on the App for the purposes of advertising properties for sale or rent;
6.4.3. Any use that CloseBuy expressly authorizes in writing.
7. Reporting Violations
7.1. It is our policy to respond promptly to claims of violations (including any claims of copyright violation) in relation to any content or material made available on the App. We will use reasonable efforts to investigate complaints of alleged violations. If we reasonably believe that violation has taken place, we will take (at our reasonable discretion) appropriate action including removing or disabling access to the infringing content and/or terminating accounts and access to the App.
7.2. In order for us to investigate complaints of intellectual property rights violations, complaints must be submitted to us in writing at the following address: email@example.com. The complaint must include a detailed description of the alleged infringement, and should include information as to the name and contact information of the complainant, the capacity in which the complainant is acting, the right that has been infringed (such as copyright or trade marks right), evidence that the complainant can enforce the allegedly infringed right, and evidence of the alleged infringement. We will not pursue any complaints if we are unable to make a reasonable determination due to a lack of information.
7.3. All other reports of alleged violations shall be submitted here at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.4. You may be held accountable for damages (including without limitation, the costs of our investigations and legal fees) if you misrepresent that any material or content made available on the App is infringing your intellectual property right. Your access to the App may also be cancelled or restricted subject to CloseBuy’s reasonable discretion.
8. Your use of the App
8.1. You are solely responsible for all activities carried out on your account. You are also responsible for all access to the App using your account, even if the access is by another person.
8.2. Your permission to use the App is personal to you and non-transferable and you may not use the App for commercial purposes other than the permitted commercial uses.
8.4. You agree that you will not use the App for any of the following purposes:
8.4.1. Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libelous or defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise breaching any laws;
8.4.2. Transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;
8.4.3. Interfering with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the App; or
8.4.4. Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
8.5. You also agree that you will not:
8.5.1. Use the App for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
8.5.2. Use the App to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation the privacy rights or rights of publicity of others;
8.5.3. Impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the App;
8.5.4. Express or imply that we endorse any statement you make;
8.5.5. Send any junk mail or spam to users of the App, including without limitation any unsolicited offers advertisements and promotional materials, any chain mail or bulk emails, and any petitions;
8.5.6. Harvest or collect any personal information, such as contact information, belonging to other users of the App without their consent;
8.5.7. Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the App or the servers or networks used to make the App available, or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
8.5.8. Transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the App any virus, worm, Trojan horse or other computer code that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment;
8.5.9. Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes other than the permitted commercial uses, any portion of, use of, or access to the App;
8.5.10. Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the App;
8.5.11. Remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice from the App or materials originating from the App;
8.5.12. Frame or mirror any part of the App without our express prior written consent;
8.5.13. Create a database by systematically downloading and storing App content;
8.5.14. Use any manual or automatic device in any way to gather App content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the App without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the App for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator’s pubic online search service, subject to the reservation of our right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific instances.
8.6. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR LOSSES AND COSTS RESULTING FROM YOUR BREACH OF THIS CLAUSE 8.
9. Submission of material
9.1. Editing material
9.1.1. The App allows you to submit material for inclusion on the App, such as text and images. While CloseBuy does not control the submission of material, we do reserve the right to delete, move and edit any material submitted without prior notice. Publication will be at our discretion.
9.2. Restricted material
9.2.1. You are solely responsible for the material you submit to the App and by submitting any material you agree to follow the rules as set out in this clause 9. You may not submit any material which:
126.96.36.199. Does not conform to applicable laws, regulations or guidelines in relation to the advertising or promotion of properties for sale or lease;
188.8.131.52. Reveals any confidential or sensitive information;
184.108.40.206. Contains violence, nudity (whether full or partial), pornography or sexually suggestive images;
220.127.116.11. Contains or links to any unlawful, hateful, discriminatory, threatening, abusive, defamatory or indecent material or material which is deliberately intended to upset other users;
18.104.22.168. Contains any material which you do not have permission to use (including material which may be protected by copyright, trade marks, database rights or any other form of intellectual property right);
22.214.171.124. Contains viruses or any other components with harmful or contaminating effects on the App or any equipment connected to it; or
126.96.36.199. Impersonates any living person;
188.8.131.52. Is contrary to any user guidelines that we may publish from time to time.
9.2.2. THE APP OFFERS YOU A FORUM TO SUBMIT MATERIAL AND YOU AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OUR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH BY YOU OF THE RULES AS SET OUT IN THIS CLAUSE 9.
9.3. License to use material
9.3.1. By submitting material to the App you are granting CloseBuy and its affiliates a worldwide royalty-free non-exclusive sub-licensable and transferable license to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute, store and use any material you submit in whole or in part or in any form. We will try to credit authors of the material where possible, but cannot guarantee to do so.
9.3.3. The licenses granted by you under the above clauses in relation to listings which you have submitted to the App will terminate within a commercially reasonable period of time after the removal or deletion of such listings from the App. Notwithstanding the above, you acknowledge and agree that CloseBuy may retain (but not display or distribute) copies of such listings that has been removed or deleted, on its servers.
9.4. Acknowledgments and warranties
9.4.1. You understand and acknowledge that CloseBuy does not guarantee the confidentiality of any content submitted to the App.
9.4.2. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all consequences resulting from your submission of content to, and publication of such content on, the App.
9.4.3. You affirm, represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to publish the content that you submit to the App.
10. Availability of the App
10.1. Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the App will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the services will be fault-free and available at all times. If a fault occurs with the App you should report it to email@example.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.
10.2. Your access to the App may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.
11. CloseBuy’s right to suspend or cancel your registration
11.2. You can cancel your registration at any time by informing us in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do so, you must stop using the App.
11.3. The suspension or cancellation of your registration and your right to use the App shall not affect either party’s statutory rights or liabilities.
12.3. CLOSEBUY DOES NOT HAVE ANY CONTROL OVER THE ACTIONS AND BEHAVIOURS OF USERS OF THE APP, AND DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY BEHAVIOR OR ACTION OF ANY USER OF THE APP. TO THE FURTHEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT CLOSEBUY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE BEHAVIOURS AND ACTIONS OF OTHER USERS OF THE APP, AND YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE RIGHTS OR REMEDIES THAT YOU MAY HAVE OR HAVE AGAINST CLOSEBUY IN RELATION THERETO.
13. CLOSEBUY’S LIABILITY
13.1. WE PROVIDE THE APP ON AN ‘AS IS’ BASIS AND MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE QUALITY, COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE APP.
13.2. WHILE WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT MATERIAL INCLUDED ON THE APP IS CORRECT, REPUTABLE AND OF HIGH QUALITY, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES IN RELATION TO THAT CONTENT. IF WE ARE INFORMED OF ANY INACCURACIES IN THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE WE WILL ATTEMPT TO CORRECT THE INACCURACIES AS SOON AS WE REASONABLY CAN.
13.3. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE:
13.4. CLAUSE 13.3 ABOVE IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES.
14.1. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and keep indemnified CloseBuy, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all loss, damage, liability and legal fees and costs incurred by CloseBuy arising from any act, neglect or default by you, including but not limited to:
14.1.1. Your use of and access to the App;
14.1.3. Your violation of any third party rights, including without limitation intellectual property rights.
15. Third party websites
15.1. The App may provide links to other web sites, online resources or material which are beyond our control. CloseBuy is not responsible for and does not endorse such external sites or content on any site outside the App. We will not and cannot control or edit the content of such external sites. Your use of such third party websites and resources is at your own risk, and you expressly relieve CloseBuy and its affiliates from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website.
17. Advertising and sponsorship
17.1. Part of the App may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the App complies with relevant laws and regulations. We will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.
18. Third party rights
19. Applicable law
19.2. YOU AND CLOSEBUY HEREBY AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE APP MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE  YEAR FROM THE DATE THAT THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, FAILING WHICH SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.
20. International use
20.1. We make no promise that materials on the App are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Singapore, and accessing the App from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside Singapore, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
21.7. Third Parties: For the purposes of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 2001 and notwithstanding any other provision of this agreement, this agreement is not intended to, and does not, give any person who is not a party to it any right to enforce any of its provisions.
21.10. The App is owned and operated by CloseBuy Pte. Ltd., a company incorporated in Singapore and whose registered address is at 20 Cecil Street, #09-02 PLUS, Singapore 049705.
21.11. If you have any queries please contact CloseBuy at email@example.com.
Company Registration No. 201818037R
Last update: July 31, 2018