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When you contact us to make an enquiry, we will use your name and contact information to respond. We will then use this information to communicate with you during the provision of our services to you. We collect and update information about users of our services. We may obtain this information via direct contact with you, from third parties such as other users who refer you to us or automatically via your use of our services.
To better serve site visitors, ExpatlandTM collects two basic types of information:
Personally identifiable information: This is information that personally identifies one individual from another (for example, names, e-mail addresses and other contact information). This information is voluntarily provided to us by our site visitors and is used by us for the purpose of fulfilling requests or inquiries or processing event registrations.
Aggregate user and tracking information: This information gives us insights on how our site visitors use our site. This data is anonymous and does not contain any personally identifiable information. We use this information to ensure that our website, e-mails and marketing efforts continue to appeal to our site visitors.
ExpatlandTM only collects personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide, when you sign up to attend a seminar or receive communications from us, or send us an e-mail. Examples of such personally identifiable information that you provide to us may include, among other information, your name, physical address, email address, phone number and, website user name.
ExpatlandTM only requires personally identifiable information from you when it is needed to complete your request for information, complete an online transaction (e.g., online registration for an event), or when you voluntarily decide to register to receive communications from us.
When you visit the ExpatlandTM website, we may automatically collect some information about your visit using cookies, log analysis software and other aggregate tracking technologies.
ExpatlandTM may use your information, including personally identifiable information, for business purposes including, without limitation, for the following business purposes:
(a.) To improve the quality of your ExpatlandTM site visit and/or our provision of services to you.
(b.) To send marketing communications and informational newsletters that you have requested, opted-in to or otherwise agreed to receive.
(c.) To send surveys to you.
(d.) To update your user account with any information we receive from you or from third-party sources about you.
Also, ExpatlandTM may use your information, including personally identifiable information, as follows:
We sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions or services on our behalf, such as hosting the ExpatlandTM site, sending email messages and informational newsletters and administering surveys. They may have access to personal information, such as email addresses, needed to perform their functions, but are restricted from using it for purposes other than providing services for ExpatlandTM.
In the event ExpatlandTM, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that ExpatlandTM goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, website user information, including personally identifiable information, would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquiror of ExpatlandTM or any of its assets may continue to use your personally identifiable information as set forth in this policy.
ExpatlandTM may use your non-personally identifiable information it collects during your site visit or during your interaction with our e-mails for other purposes including without limitation, the following:
(a.) To better monitor in aggregate the effectiveness of our online and offline advertising and marketing campaigns.
(b.) To better monitor in aggregate how visitors are using our site.
(c.) To ensure that our website and e-mails continue to provide relevant content that is interesting and useful to our visitors.
(d.) To uncover and diagnose problems with our site and servers.
(e.) For day-to-day system administration needs.
The lawful bases for our processing your personal data are:
(a.) Legitimate Interest: it is in our legitimate interest to process your personal data to enable us to provide you with our services and that legitimate interest is fairly balanced with your rights and freedoms.
(b.) Contract: our processing of your personal data is necessary to allow us to perform contracts for your benefit.
(c.) Consent: where our processing of personal data is not because of our legitimate interest or by way of performance of our contract, we may do so with your consent.
We only want to send you communications and information that you expect to receive or that you have requested. All of our e-mail contains clear information on how to unsubscribe, and we honor all requests as quickly as possible. Below are examples of communications you may receive from us:
Registration confirmation e-mail messages
When you register for an event via the ExpatlandTM site, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration.
Marketing or promotional e-mails
If you sign up for one of our marketing or newsletter e-mails, we will send you the marketing e-mail and/or newsletters that you have requested.
We only send these e-mails to site visitors who sign up for one of our mailing lists or who agree to future contact regarding communications from ExpatlandTM. These mailings contain clear information on how to unsubscribe.
If you are receiving communications from us and wish to unsubscribe, either follow the unsubscribe instructions in the communication or follow the opt-out instructions below to inform us that you do not want to receive e-mail from ExpatlandTM.
ExpatlandTM may also send you communications via postal mail. If you are receiving postal mail communications from us and wish to unsubscribe, either follow the unsubscribe instructions in the communication or follow the opt-out instructions below to inform us that you do not want to receive e-mail from ExpatlandTM.
If you send us or phone in a question or offer a suggestion, we may use your e-mail address, telephone number or postal address to respond to you.
ExpatlandTM understands that the safety of your personal information is extremely important to you. Accordingly, ExpatlandTM uses both electronic and other measures to keep your information protected from unauthorized access. Due to the nature of the Internet and related technology, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and ExpatlandTM expressly disclaims any such obligation.
The site is not intended for use by individuals under 18 years of age. Users under the age of 18 should get the permission of a parent or guardian to use the ExpatlandTM site. ExpatlandTM does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 18 at our site, except for the limited circumstances described below. In the event a child under the age of 18 submits a question to us at our site and identifies his or her age, we may use the child’s email address for the sole purpose of responding to the child’s question on a one-time-only basis. However, we will not use the child’s email address for further contact and we will remove the address from our records after we have initially responded.
Visitors who would like to correct, update or delete any personally identifiable information may contact us with a request to do so here.
Similarly, ExpatlandTM site users or members who wish to subscribe or unsubscribe to our marketing and informational communications can do so by using the subscribe/unsubscribe options or sending a message here.
We may take a reasonable period of time to respond to any request to update or modify any information, or to opt out of or unsubscribe from any communications. If you request the deletion or modification of your personal information maintained by us, such information may be retained for a period of time in our backup systems as a precaution against system failures. Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contract or auditing requirements.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU regulation, impacts how organisations record, store and use personal data relating to EU residents. This legislation is designed to give you, as data subjects, greater control and new rights over how we, as a data controller (an organisation which holds your data which you may supply to us), record, store and use your data.
Under the GDPR (if it applies to you), you have the right to access, rectify or erase your information and should direct any request on your information to us. You also have the right to correct, update or change your information. If you have any complaint about how we have used your information or you wish to exercise your rights please do contact us.
Website Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE These Terms tell you the rules for using our website www.expatland.com (“our site”).
ExpatlandTM may amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
These Terms were most recently updated on 27 February 2020.
ExpatlandTM may update and change our site from time to time.
Our site is made available free of charge.
ExpatlandTM does not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. ExpatlandTM may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. ExpatlandTM will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us.
ExpatlandTM is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although ExpatlandTM makes reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, ExpatlandTM makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
ExpatlandTM has no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, such as material contributed by E-Team members and service providers. This information and these materials may not have been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us.
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
In particular, ExpatlandTM will not be liable for:
If you are a business user:
If you are a consumer user:
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy set out in section 19 below.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage ExpatlandTM suffers as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.
ExpatlandTM also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
ExpatlandTM has the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy set out in section 19 below.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
When you upload or post content to our site, you:
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. You will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and ExpatlandTM will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
If you become an E-Team member of ExpatlandTM, you shall promote our site by displaying the “proud member of the Expatland E-Team” logo. The logo shall be in the form provided by ExpatlandTM to you from time to time, be displayed in an appropriate and reasonably prominent location on your website and be of the size that ExpatlandTM may require from time to time.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
ExpatlandTM reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy set out in section 19 below.
If you wish to link to or make any use of the content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
ExpatlandTM is a registered trademark of Expatland Global Network Pte Limited. You are not permitted to use it without our approval unless it is part of the material you are using as permitted under these Terms.
ExpatlandTM requires you to comply with its Acceptable Use Policy, which are its content standards that apply when you upload content to our site, make contact with other users on our site, link to our site, or interact with our site in any other way.
Our Acceptable Use Policy is set out in paragraphs a – d below.
a. Prohibited uses
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
b. Interactive services
ExpatlandTM may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
Where ExpatlandTM provides any interactive services, ExpatlandTM will provide clear information to you about the kind of services offered, if they moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
ExpatlandTM will do its best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and ExpatlandTM will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, ExpatlandTM is under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service ExpatlandTM provides on its site, and ExpatlandTM expressly excludes its liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. ExpatlandTM advises parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
Where ExpatlandTM does moderate an interactive service, ExpatlandTM will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
c. Content standards
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (“Contribution“), and to any interactive services associated with it.
The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.
ExpatlandTM will determine, in its discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.
A Contribution must:
A Contribution must not:
d. Breach of our Acceptable Use Policy
When ExpatlandTM considers that a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy has occurred, ExpatlandTM may take such action as ExpatlandTM deems appropriate.
Failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of these Terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
ExpatlandTM excludes its liability for all actions ExpatlandTM may take in response to breaches of this Acceptable Use Policy. The actions ExpatlandTM may take are not limited to those described above, and ExpatlandTM may take any other action ExpatlandTM reasonably deems appropriate.
Expatland Global Network Pte Limited (Expatland) is a limited company organized under the laws of Singapore (Company No. 201731172E) which facilitates connections throughout the world between expats and legal and other client related professional service providers (individually, a “Service Provider”) who can provide the assistance needed for an individual to transfer from one country to another. Each Service Provider is constituted and regulated in accordance with relevant local regulatory and legal requirements. The use of the name Expatland Global Network Pte Limited is for description purposes only and does not imply that Service Providers are in a partnership with each other or with Expatland Global Network Pte Limited. The responsibility for the provision of services to the client is defined in the terms of engagement between the Service Provider and the client and Expatland Global Network Pte Limited disclaims any responsibility for any services provided to a client by a Service Provider. Expatland Global Network Pte Limited itself does not practice law nor offer legal, tax, accounting or other advice. Expatland Global Network Pte Limited disclaims any responsibility or liability for acts or omissions of any of its Service Providers. There is no legal or partnership relationship between or among any Service Providers by virtue of them being a Service Provider.
The Expatland Global Network Pte Limited website and any Service Provider website are intended for information purposes only. Nothing in the Expatland Global Network Pte Limited or Service Provider websites is to be considered as creating an attorney-client relationship or indeed any contractual relationship or as rendering legal or professional advice for any specific matter. Readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from each Service Provider or other individual advisor. No client or reader should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content on the Expatland Global Network Pte Limited or Service Provider website(s) without first obtaining matter specific legal and/or professional advice. Neither Expatland Global Network Pte Limited nor any Service Provider accept any responsibility for any loss or damage, howsoever incurred, which may result from accessing or reliance on content on the Expatland Global Network Pte Limited or any Service Provider websites, and disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any or all liability with respect to acts or omissions made by clients or readers on the basis of content on such websites.
The Expatland Global Network Pte Limited and Service Provider websites may contain links to external websites and external websites may link to Expatland Global Network Pte Limited or other Service Provider websites. Expatland Global Network Pte Limited and/or the Service Providers are not responsible for the content or operation of any such external sites and disclaims all liability, howsoever occurring, in respect of the content or operation of any such external websites.
Some of the content of the Expatland Global Network Pte Limited websites may constitute attorney advertising within the meaning of the applicable bar rules. As applicable, the following statement is made in accordance with those rules: ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME. In addition to the legal notices above, please refer to the specific notices set forth on each Service Provider’s website.
For further information regarding the laws or regulations of a given jurisdiction, we ask that you please contact a Service Provider in a given jurisdiction should you have questions.