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Terms of Use


SIAA provides users with access to this information portal which includes forums, events, announcements, and marketplace. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augments or enhances the current Services, including the release of new siaa.org resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Use. "www.siaa.org" means Singapore Industrial Automation Association , also known as SIAA


Unless otherwise authorized by SIAA or explicitly stated , you may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from, or through, this website.



As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant to SIAA that you will not use this \website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

You agree to use the forum only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular topic. By way of example, and not limited to, you agree that when using the Forum, you will not:

3.1.  Post Advertising & Promotional Contents

All posts, account names and signatures containing advertising, soliciting and promotion contents in nature are not allowed in all of SIAA's forums except under Market Place. They will be removed with/without prior warning by our Moderators/Administrators.
SIAA aims to build a knowledge base of valuable information contributed by the community.
Parties who are interested in reaching out to our members should contact our marketing department. Our marketing executives will help you to work out an effective marketing campaign best suited for your needs.
You may send in your advertizing enquiries here

3.2.  Badmouthing, Slandering and Personal Attacks

While we allow members to share their experiences, we will not tolerate individuals, companies or agencies to badmouth or defame other individuals companies or agencies. If found guilty, the party or parties involved will have it membership to the forum terminated immediately and banned from being a member of this forum in the future. Personal attacks on or 'flaming' of fellow members, consultants and their businesses, moderators or staffs at SIAA will be similarly dealt with.

3.3.  Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

Examples of non-acceptable content or links are:

a. Pirated software

b. Rootkits, key generators, cracks or any piracy and hacking related software or websites

c. Copy-Righted Music Sites

d. Warez Sites

e. Pornographic Websites 

f. Spamming Software

g. Advertise(direct or indirect) or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose outside of the 'Market Place' of the Portal

h. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to: SIAA official, forum moderator, admin; or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.

i. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

j. Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

k. Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.

l. Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation other computers or data-processing equipment or devices.

m. Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);

n. Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.

o. Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

p. Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

q. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying this website

r. Promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons.

s. Stalk or otherwise harass another.

t. Collect or store personal data about other users.

u. Use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website.

v. Create multiple user accounts and posing as a consumer to give false experiences with a company or business.

w. Soliciting or spam the Private Messaging System (PM) or in the forums.

x. Post threads or start topics which are religious, political, racist in nature.

y. Intentionally post false information to mislead other users.

Repeated offence by any member will be deemed as an act of purpose violation of our Terms of Use and SIAA  reserves the right to ban offenders from using this forums without prior notice.


By accessing this website, you agree to indemnify and hold SIAA and its officials, Council Members, administrators and moderators harmless from any and all claims, demands or other liabilities, including legal fees and costs, that are made by any third party due to or arising from your use of this Website or your breach of these Terms and Conditions. If you post material on www.siaa.org, you may prompt third-parties into making statements about you that may be defamatory or offensive, even though your postings may be unobjectionable. You agree not to respond in kind, but to bring these statements to the attention of the Moderators and Administrators. By posting on www.siaa.org you are agreeing to hold SIAA, its officials, owner, administrators and moderators harmless and release us from all claims, demands or other liabilities for any statements or material concerning you that are posted on the site by third parties, including by moderators and other volunteers, provided that we avail you with the opportunity to answer.


SIAA retains the right to deny access to anyone who is believed to have violated the term of this agreement, or to anyone else for any reasons, which SIAA need not disclose, or for no reason.


This website contains hyperlinks to other websites which are not maintained by us. We will not be liable for any damages resulting from access to those websites. Usage of these hyperlinks are entirely at the users' own risk.


SIAA will not liable for any errors or interruption in service, whether within or outside of its control. The users understand that service may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance, power interruptions or any other unexpected causes.


All users may not republish any part of the content / material available on www.siaa.org either as part of any commercial service or for personal use without the prior written permission from SIAA and its providers. Materials on this site, including, without limitation, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, images, articles, columns, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, audio clips, video clips, software, and other elements making up the service are protected by copyrights and other intellectual property rights owned and controlled by SIA or by other parties that have licensed their material to SIAA.

SIAA and M2M logos and product and service names are trademarks of SIAA. All other trademarks appearing on the site are trademarks of their respective owners and our reference to them does not imply or indicate any approval or endorsement by their owners unless such approval or endorsement is expressly made. It is understood that SIAA is an information and service site and that references to other names and trademarks are necessary in the course of providing downloads, news, and commentary about the subjects that this site covers. SIAA will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.