Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use



(Updated on June 11th, 2012)

Welcome to http://www.fairfieldbooks.com.sg !  These Terms of Use describe the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of the websites at http://www.fairfieldbooks.com.sg  (each a “Site”).  This document is a legally binding agreement between you as the user(s) of the Sites (referred to as “you”, “your” or “User” hereinafter) and the fairfieldbooks.com.sg.com entity listed in clause 2.1 below (referred to as “we”, “our” or “www.fairfieldbooks.com.sg” hereinafter).

1.     Application and Acceptance of the Terms

1.1   Your use of the Sites and fairfieldbooks.com.sg’s services, software and products (collectively the as the “Services” hereinafter) is subject to the terms and conditions contained in this document as well as the Privacy Policy, the Product Listing Policy and any other rules and policies of the Sites that fairfieldbooks.com.sg may publish from time to time.  This document and such other rules and policies of the Sites are collectively referred to below as the “Terms”.  By accessing the Sites or using the Services, you agree to accept and be bound by the Terms.  Please do not use the Services or the Sites if you do not accept all of the Terms.  

1.2   You may not use the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with fairfieldbooks.com.sg, or (b) you are not permitted to receive any Services under the laws of Hong Kong or other countries / regions including the country / region in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.

1.3   You acknowledge and agree that fairfieldbooks.com.sg may amend any Terms at any time by posting the relevant amended and restated Terms on the Sites.  By continuing to use the Services or the Sites, you agree that the amended Terms will apply to you.

1.4   If fairfieldbooks.com.sg has posted or provided a translation of the English language version of the Terms, you agree that the translation is provided for convenience only and that the English language version will govern your uses of the Services or the Sites.

1.5   You may be required to enter into a separate agreement, whether online or offline, with fairfieldbooks.com.sg or our affiliate for any Service (“Additional Agreements”).  If there is any conflict or inconsistency between the Terms and an Additional Agreement, the Additional Agreement shall take precedence over the Terms only in relation to that Service concerned.   

1.6   The Terms may not otherwise be modified except in writing by an authorized officer of fairfieldbooks.com.sg.    


2.     Provision of Services

2.1   The fairfieldbooks.com.sg contracting entity that you are contracting with is fairfieldbooks.com.sg Hong Kong Limited except that if you are a registered member of the Sites and registered or resident outside the mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, you are contracting with fairfieldbooks.com.sg Singapore E-Commerce Private Limited (incorporated in Singapore with Company Reg. No. 200720572D).

2.2   You must register as a member on the Sites in order to access and use some Services. Further, fairfieldbooks.com.sg reserves the right, without prior notice, to restrict access to or use of certain Services (or any features within the Services) to paying Users or subject to other conditions that fairfieldbooks.com.sg may impose in our discretion. 

2.3   Services (or any features within the Services) may vary for different regions and countries. No warranty or representation is given that a particular Service or feature or function thereof or the same type and extent of the Service or features and functions thereof will be available for Users. fairfieldbooks.com.sg may in our sole discretion limit, deny or create different level of access to and use of any Services (or any features within the Services) with respect to different Users.

2.4   fairfieldbooks.com.sg may launch, change, upgrade, impose conditions to, suspend, or stop any Services (or any features within the Services) without prior notice except that in case of a fee-based Service, such changes will not substantially adversely affect the paying Users in enjoying that Service.

2.5   Some Services may be provided by fairfieldbooks.com.sg’s affiliates on behalf of fairfieldbooks.com.sg.


3.     Users Generally

3.1   As a condition of your access to and use of the Sites or Services, you agree that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations when using the Sites or Services.

3.2   You agree to use the Sites or Services solely for your own private and internal purposes. You agree that (a) you will not copy, reproduce, download, re-publish, sell, distribute or resell any Services or any information, text, images, graphics, video clips, sound, directories, files, databases or listings, etc available on or through the Sites (the “Site Content”), and (b) you will not copy, reproduce, download, compile or otherwise use any Site Content for the purposes of operating a business that competes with fairfieldbooks.com.sg, or otherwise commercially exploiting the Site Content. Systematic retrieval of Site Content from the Sites to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory (whether through robots, spiders, automatic devices or manual processes) without written permission from fairfieldbooks.com.sg is prohibited. Use of any content or materials on the Sites for any purpose not expressly permitted in the Terms is prohibited.

3.3   You must read fairfieldbooks.com.sg’s Privacy Policy which governs the protection and use of personal information about Users in the possession of fairfieldbooks.com.sg and our affiliates. You accept the terms of the Privacy Policy and agree to the use of the personal information about you in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

3.4   fairfieldbooks.com.sg may allow Users to access to content, products or services offered by third parties through hyperlinks (in the form of word link, banners, channels or otherwise), API or otherwise to such third parties' web sites. You are cautioned to read such web sites' terms and conditions and/or privacy policies before using the Sites. You acknowledge that fairfieldbooks.com.sg has no control over such third parties' web sites, does not monitor such web sites, and shall not be responsible or liable to anyone for such web sites, or any content, products or services made available on such web sites.

3.5   You agree not to undertake any action to undermine the integrity of the computer systems or networks of fairfieldbooks.com.sg and/or any other User nor to gain unauthorized access to such computer systems or networks.

3.6   You agree not to undertake any action which may undermine the integrity of fairfieldbooks.com.sg’s feedback system, such as leaving positive feedback for yourself using secondary Member IDs or through third parties or by leaving unsubstantiated negative feedback for another User.

3.7   By posting or displaying any information, content or material (“User Content”) on the Sites or providing any User Content to fairfieldbooks.com.sg or our representative(s), you grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, and sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) license to fairfieldbooks.com.sg to display, transmit, distribute, reproduce, publish, duplicate, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works, and otherwise use any or all of the User Content in any form, media, or technology now known or not currently known in any manner and for any purpose which may be beneficial to the operation of the Sites, the provision of any Services and/or the business of the User. You confirm and warrant to fairfieldbooks.com.sg that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license.


4.     Member Accounts

4.1   User must be registered on the Sites to access or use some Services (a registered User is also referred to as a “Member” below). Except with fairfieldbooks.com.sg’s approval, one User may only register one member account on the Sites. fairfieldbooks.com.sg may cancel or terminate a User’s member account if fairfieldbooks.com.sg has reasons to suspect that the User has concurrently registered or controlled two or more member accounts. Further, fairfieldbooks.com.sg may reject User’s application for registration for any reason.

4.2   Upon registration on the Sites, fairfieldbooks.com.sg shall assign an account and issue a member ID and password (the latter shall be chosen by a registered User during registration) to each registered User. An account may have a web-based email account with limited storage space for the Member to send or receive emails.

4.3   A set of Member ID and password is unique to a single account. Each Member shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Member ID and password and for all activities that occur under your account. No Member may share, assign, or permit the use of your Member account, ID or password by another person outside of the Member’s own business entity. Member agrees to notify fairfieldbooks.com.sg immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or your account or any other breach of security of your account.

4.4   Member agrees that all activities that occur under your account (including without limitation, posting any company or product information, clicking to accept any Additional Agreements or rules, subscribing to or making any payment for any services, sending emails using the email account or sending SMS) will be deemed to have been authorized by the Member.

4.5   Member acknowledges that sharing of your account with other persons, or allowing multiple users outside of your business entity to use your account (collectively, "multiple use"), may cause irreparable harm to fairfieldbooks.com.sg or other Users of the Sites. Member shall indemnify fairfieldbooks.com.sg, our affiliates, directors, employees, agents and representatives against any loss or damages (including but not limited to loss of profits) suffered as a result of the multiple use of your account. Member also agrees that in case of the multiple use of your account or Member’s failure to maintain the security of your account, fairfieldbooks.com.sg shall not be liable for any loss or damages arising from such a breach and shall have the right to suspend or terminate Member’s account without liability to Member.