Terms of Use For iMTL Portal

Preamble

Welcome to the iMTL Portal, a web-based, interactive Mother Tongue Languages Portal which supports the teaching and learning of Mother Tongue Languages (“MTLs”) in schools.

The iMTL Portal offers a wide range of tools and resources to promote collaboration and interaction between students, and between teachers and students. It seeks to create an immersive MTL learning environment that integrates the learning of MTLs with students’ daily lives.

The iMTL Portal website (the “Website”) is provided by the Ministry of Education, Singapore ( “MOE”, “we”, “our”, and “us”). All access to the Website is governed by these terms and conditions below (the “Terms”). MOE reserves the right to amend these Terms from time to time. Whenever changes are made to these Terms, you will be alerted of the same. Your access to and use of the Website is subject to these Terms as may be amended from time to time and published on the Website.

The iMTL Portal is accessible to designated iMTL Portal administrators, teachers, and: (i) all local Primary 3 to Pre-University students taking the 3 official MTLs, namely Chinese, Malay and Tamil, and who are preparing for the PSLE and the GCE MTL Examinations at O and A Levels; and (ii) all students enrolled in the Chinese and Malay Special Programmes (the “Student Users”) (iMTL Portal Administrators, teachers and Student Users are collectively referred to as “Users”).

Access to the Website

  1. The accessibility and operation of the Website is reliant on technologies outside our control. We are unable to guarantee continued accessibility or uninterrupted operation of the Website at all times.

User’s Responsibility

  1. Your password protects your user account. While we will work to protect the security of your account, you bear the responsibility of keeping your password confidential and secure.
  2. Users shall not post or upload any content or comments that are obscene, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, or illegal. Users shall also ensure that such content or comments do not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy rights of any person. We reserve the right to remove any content or comments posted or uploaded by Users that is in breach of these Terms, including but not limited to offensive, defamatory or libelous statements.
  3. We are not responsible or liable for the conduct of Users, or for content or comments which Users submit for display on the Website.

Security

  1. Where appropriate, available technology is used to protect the security of communications made through the Website. We do not, however, accept liability for any breaches of security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through the Website.
  2. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite our best efforts, we are unable to make any warranties that the Website is free of infection from computer viruses or other unauthorised software.

Hyperlinks

  1. We are not responsible or liable for the availability or content of any other Internet site (not provided by us) linked to or from the Website. Access to any other site is at your own risk.
  2. If you create a link or frame to the Website, you do so at your own risk. We reserve the right to object to, or disable any link or frame to or from the Website.
  3. We reserve the right to change the URL of the Website.

Website Content

  1. Subject to these Terms, we hereby grant all Users a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable right and licence to access and use the Website and all content uploaded therein (the “Content”), solely within the scope of their status as Users of the Website. The Users agree that their use of the Website and all its content shall be for the purposes of study and research.
  2. The copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Content, as well as in the design, source codes, graphics, audio and video of the Website are owned by, licensed to or controlled by MOE, and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, whether electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise, without written permission from MOE.
  3. No part of the Website or the Content may be reproduced, modified or reused for any commercial purposes whatsoever without our prior written permission.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

  1. We will not be liable for any loss or damage:
    a. that you may incur on account of using, visiting or relying on any statement, opinion, representation or information in the Website;
    b. resulting from any delay in the operation or transmission, communications failure, Internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software; or
    c. the conduct or the views of any User or third party who accesses or uses the Website.