1.1 This page tells you the Terms and Conditions of Use on which you may make use of our website www.councils.gov.bn (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user. This Website is owned and operated by the Government of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam (hereinafter referred to as “the Government”). Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and Conditions of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please refrain from using the Website.
1.2 By continuing to use the Website you further agree to not use this Website, content and services contained herein for purposes that may contravene the rights or restrict the use and benefit of the Website and its content and services, including;
a) Uploading material that may violate the law could lead to criminal behaviour, endangering the public or otherwise violate any regulations or laws of the country or international use of material which may contravene the rights of writing, ownership, or any right of intellectual wealth;
b) The use of unauthorised data or access to legal, system or network, including any attempt to prove, scan or test the integrity of the system or network system;
c) The Use of any virus, 'or any similar applications that can damage or disrupt service to any user, host or network, including but not limited to "mail bombing', 'flooding', 'broadcast attacks database' or place any additional burden or unnecessary to the system;
d) Exploiting any confirmation password or personal safety of users of any host, network or account (hacking or intrusion, or trying to trespass or hacking); and
e) Reselling or providing a website, the contents and services or any part from the website to the person or entity for profit or otherwise.
The Government reserves the right to delete or alter this Website, any contents and services contained there that violates the Terms and Conditions of Use.
2. Intellectual Property
2.1 All content included on the Website, unless uploaded by users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of the Government, or any other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by the laws of Brunei Darussalam and any other applicable international intellectual property legislation.
2.2 You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by the Government.
3. Links to Other websites
This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of the Government. The Government assumes no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
4. Links to this Website
Those wishing to place a link to this Website on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site www.councils.gov.bn and shall not do so without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of the Government. To find out more please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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6.1 The Government makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. The Government make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our service.
6.2 No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
7. Availability of the Website
7.1 The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. The Government gives no warranty that the service will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law the Government provides no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
7.2 The Government accepts no liability for any disruption or non- availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, The Government accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that the use of the Website and it’s content are at their own risk.
9. No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions of Use fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
10. Variation of Terms and Conditions
The Government reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this website after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms and Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this Website to review the then current Terms and Conditions of Use.
All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to email@example.com . Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
12. Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions of Use and the relationship between you and the Government shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Brunei Darussalam and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brunei Darussalam.
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