Terms of Use

Please take the time to read and understand these terms of use (“Terms of Use”) before using the Website as they describe the terms under which we offer you access to www.tapkins.com (the “Website”).

By using the Website, you are deemed to have accepted and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time. We may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of these Terms of Use on the Website. Your use of the Website following changes to these Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Ability to Accept Terms of Use

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use.

License to Use

Island Pte. Ltd. provides the Website for property information, news, data, analysis and related services (collectively known as the “Services”). Island Pte. Ltd. grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Services for your own personal, internal business use, subject to these Terms of Use.

Your Use of the Website

Your permission to use the Website is personal to you and non-transferable, and you may not use the Website for commercial purposes. Your use of the Website is conditional on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in these Terms of Use and you agree that you will not:

  • Use the Website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
  • Use the Website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, false state or otherwise misrepresent your affliation with any person or entity in connection with the Website or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make;
  • Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website or the servers or networks used to make the Website available or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
  • Transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Website any virus, worm or other computer code that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment;
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the Website;
  • Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website. If you wish to reverse engineer any part of the Website to create an interoperable program you must contact us and we may provide interface data subject to verification of your identity and other information;
  • Remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice from the Website or materials originating from the Website;
  • Frame or mirror any part of the Website without our express prior written consent;
  • Create a database by systematically downloading and storing Website content;
  • Use any manual or automatic device in any way to gather Website content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the Website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator’s public online search service.

We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific instances.

Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge and agree that all intellectual property rights in the Services and Website (including its content, features, design, compilations, domain name(s), trade marks and the “look”, “feel”, “appearance” and “graphic function” of the Services and Website including but not limited to its colour combinations, sounds, layouts and designs) belong to us. You shall not reproduce, modify, display, sell, or distribute the Intellectual Property Rights, or use it in any other way for any public or commercial purpose. You acknowledge that rights in the Services and Website are licensed (not sold) to you, and that you have no rights in or to the Services other than the right to use it in accordance with the terms set out in these Terms of Use.

You shall in no way contest or deny the validity of our rights, title and interest to the intellectual property rights in the Services, and you shall not encourage or assist others directly or indirectly to do so. You shall not copy, reproduce, display or use our trade marks in any manner without our express written permission. You shall not use or register any domain name that is identical to or similar to any of our trade marks or domain names.

Third Party Websites

The Website may provide links to other websites and online resources. We are not responsible for and do not endorse such external sites or resources. Your use of third party websites and resources is at your own risk.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

The Services and Website are provided to you “as is”, “as available”, without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied (including any implied warranty of merchantability or satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, compliance with any description, or any implied warranty arising from course of performance, course of dealing, usage of trade or otherwise, all of which are expressly disclaimed).

The information may also include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Although Island Pte. Ltd. will use its reasonable efforts to keep the Website available and the information on the Website reasonably accurate, Island Pte. Ltd. and/or its officers, directors and employees make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the Services on the Website for any purpose. We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the Services or the Website for any purpose and hereby expressly disclaim all liability for errors or omissions therein.


Island Pte. Ltd. reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Website, and to block or prevent your access to and use of the Website. Island Pte. Ltd. reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. In the event of termination of access to the Website for any reason, you have no right to obtain a copy of any data or communications you stored or effected via the Website, or any other data.

No partnership

Nothing in these Terms of Use and/or your use of the Services, shall confer, imply, constitute or be construed to constitute a partnership relationship between us for any purpose whatsoever nor otherwise entitle you to have authority to bind us for any purpose. We shall not be liable in any way for any promise, engagement, obligation, contract, debt, warranty or representation of yours, or for any wilful or negligent act or omission by you.


If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. Any such provision should be enforced by authorities, and reconstructed if need be, to apply to the maximum extent allowable under applicable law.

Governing law

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore.