TOPIK REGISTRATION

school logo with words.png

Singapore Korean International School Ltd | 71 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289759 | Tel.: +65-6741-0778 | Email: skis.klc.topik@gmail.com


REGISTRATION

Please read carefully the Terms & Conditions below with regards to TOPIK registration and

payment before submitting your application.

(NO REFUNDS ONCE PAYMENT IS MADE)



TERMS & CONDITIONS

Article 1 (Purpose)

This Agreement shall be governed for the use of Internet-related services (hereinafter referred to as “Services”) provided on the “Homepage” (hereinafter referred to as “Homepage”) by the Singapore Korean International School Ltd (SKIS), with the purpose of defining the rights, duties and responsibilities of the Cyber homepage and its users. [For e-commerce using PC communication, wireless, etc, this Agreement shall apply as long as it complies with its characteristics.]

Article 2 (Definitions)

① “Homepage” refers to the virtual business established by the SKIS to allow for the registration of examination through the use of information and communication facilities (such as computers). Additionally, it can also be referred to as the operator of the cyber homepage. ② “User” refers to a member or non-member who accesses the “Homepage”, registers and pays for their examination registration on the “Homepage” in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. ③ “Member” refers to a person who has registered as a member by providing personal information to the “Homepage” and is continuously provided with information on the “Homepage”, and who has registered and paid for the examination via the “Homepage”. ④ “Non-member” refers to a person who has not registered as a member but has registered and paid for the examination via the “Homepage”.

Article 3 (Explanation and Amendment of Terms)

① For the user to easily know the person in charge of personal information management, “Homepage”, in accordance to the contents of this Terms and Conditions, will post on the front page of “Singapore Korean International School” the following: address of the office (including the address where customer complaints can be handled), telephone number, simulation transmission number, e-mail address, company registration number, telecommunications sales reporting number. However, the contents of the agreement can only be viewed by the user through the connection screen. ② The “Homepage” may amend the Terms and Conditions in this agreement as long as it does not violate The Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, The Act on the Regulation of Terms, Basic Law of Electric Commerce, Electronic Signature Act, The Act on Promotion of Information Network Usage, The Act on Visiting Sales, Consumer Protection Act and other related laws. ③ If the “Homepage” modifies the Terms and Conditions, it will be notified on the first screen of the website from 7 days prior to the date of application along with the reason for revision. However, any changes in the Terms and Conditions to the disadvantage of the users shall be notified with a grace period of at least 30 days. In such a case, “Homepage” will present a comparison of the before and after revision contents for the user’s knowledge. ④ In the event that the “Homepage” makes amendments to the Terms and Conditions, the amended Terms and Conditions shall apply only to contracts entered into after the effective date. For those contracts that have already been concluded before the effective date, the pre-revised Terms and Conditions shall apply. However, if a user has already entered into the agreement and wishes to be subject to the provisions of the amended terms, the user will have to appeal to the “Homepage” within the notice period of the amendment clause under paragraph 3 and only after having received the consent of the “Homepage” shall the amendment clause apply. ⑤ The matters not specified in this agreement and the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the Consumer Protection Act in Electronic Commerce, The Act on the Regulation of Terms and Conditions and The Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce prescribed by the Fair Trade Commission.

Article 4 (Provision and Change of Service)

① The “Homepage” will perform the following tasks: 1) Provision of information and any other relevant updates about the TOPIK examination; 2) Assisting with any enquiries about the TOPIK examination held in Singapore; 3) Other “Homepage” tasks. ② The “Homepage” may amend details for future TOPIK examinations. In this case, the amended information and its respective reason(s) shall be immediately notified on the SKIS Korean Language Course (KLC) website. ③ In the case of the preceding paragraph, the “Homepage” shall compensate the user for the damages caused. However, this does not apply if the “Homepage” proves that there had been no ill intention or negligence.

Article 5 (Termination of Service)

① The “Homepage” may temporarily suspend the registration process in the event of maintenance, inspection, replacement, breakdown of communication, or loss of communication. ② The “Homepage” shall compensate the user or a third party for damages caused by the temporary suspension of registration service due to the reasons as given in paragraph 1. However, this does not apply if the “Homepage” proves that there is no ill intention or negligence. ③ In the event that it becomes impossible to provide registration services at all (i.e. due to the conversion of business items, abandonment of business or integration between businesses), the “Homepage” shall notify the user by the method set out in “Article 8, Compensation”.

Article 6 (Membership Registration)

① In accordance with the registration mode as determined by the “Homepage”, the user may submit their membership registration by filling in their member information. These terms and conditions have to be agreed to at the payment page for the TOPIK examination. ② “Homepage” is registered as a member among those who applied for membership as shown in paragraph 1, unless it falls under the following categories: 1) If the applicant has previously lost his/her membership under Article 7 paragraph 3 of this Agreement, excluding cases where a person has obtained permission to rejoin as a member of the “Homepage” three years after losing his/her membership under Article 7 paragraph 3; 2) If there is a false entry or omission in the registration details; 3) If the membership registration is deemed to be technically impaired by the website. ③ The time for activating the membership is when the consent of the “Homepage” reaches the member. ④ If there is any change in the registration details pursuant to Article 15 paragraph 1, the member shall promptly notify the “Homepage” of the change by e-mail or any other means.

Article 7 (Membership Withdrawal, Loss of Qualification, etc.)

① A member can request for withdrawal at any time on the “Homepage” and the “Homepage” shall process the withdrawal of membership immediately. ② If a member falls under any of the following grounds, the “Homepage” may limit or suspend the membership: 1) If false information was registered at the time of application; 2) If the member does not pay on time in relation to the payment for the examination via the “Homepage”; 3) If the member poses a threat to the electronic commerce order by interfering with the use of the “Homepage” of another person or stealing information from others; 4) If the member uses the “Homepage” to commit unlawful acts or go against the terms of this agreement, or conduct acts that are contrary to public order and morals. ③ If the same activity is repeated more than once after the “Homepage” has restricted the membership or if the relevant grounds is not rectified within 30 days, the “Homepage” may deactivate the member’s membership. ④ In the event that any member loses their membership, members shall be notified and given an opportunity to call at least 30 days prior to the termination.

Article 8 (Notification to Members)

① In the event that the “Homepage” has to notify its members, the “Homepage” may do so by the e-mail address previously provided to the “Homepage” by the member(s). ② In the event that a large number of unspecified members have to be notified, instead of issuing individual notices, the “Homepage” will post on the “Homepage” bulletin board for a duration of minimally one week. However, individual notices will be issued for matters that have a material effect on the member’s transactions or those that contain personal information.

Article 9 (Registration and Payment for Examination Fees)

The user of the “Homepage” shall apply for the purchase on the “Homepage” by the following or other similar methods, and the “Homepage” shall provide the following contents to the user in order to facilitate the purchase. However, members can be exempted from the execution of Steps 2 to 4. 1) Search and select the correct examination option. 2) Enter name, address, mobile phone or telephone number, e-mail address, etc. 3) Upon reaching the payment page, agree to the contents of the Terms and Conditions (i.e. clicking on the agree button). 4) Select payment method.

Article 10 (Establishment of Contract)

① The “Homepage” may not accept registrations and payments as stated in Article 9 if they fall under the paragraphs below. However, in the event that a registration is submitted by a minor, his/her legal representative shall notify him/her that he/she may cancel the contract if he/she fails to obtain the consent of their legal representative. 1) If there is a false entry or omission in the application details; 2) If a person submits a registration and opines that there is a technical problem on the “Homepage”. ② The agreement is deemed to have been concluded when the acceptance of the “Homepage” was reached to the user in the form of a notification to confirm receipt under Article 12 paragraph 1. ③ The declaration of acceptance of the “Homepage” should include information on the user’s confirmation of the purchase application, availability of the sale, and cancellation of the purchase application.

Article 11 (Payment Method)

The payment for the TOPIK examination in Singapore, from the “Homepage”, can only be made by credit or debit card. The registrant will bear the processing fees collected by the bank. However, the “Homepage” shall not collect any nominal fees for the payment of the examination or the like with respect to the payment method of the registrant.

Article 12 (Notice of Receipt Confirmation, Change and Cancellation of Purchase Request)

① The “Homepage” shall notify the registrant of the receipt of the registration if the registration has successfully registered and paid. ② The registrant who receives the receipt confirmation notice may not request for amendment or cancellation of their registration.

Article 13 (Refund)

There will be no refund given to the user under any circumstances that arise.

Article 14 (Protection of Personal Information)

① The “Homepage” minimally collects information necessary for the registration of TOPIK examination when collecting information from users. The following items are mandatory while any other items not mentioned here are optional: 1) Name; 2) Address; 3) Mobile phone number; 4) NRIC / FIN number; 5) Password (for members); 6) E-mail address. ② When the “Homepage” collects personal information that can directly identify the user, it shall be consented by the user. ③ Personal information shall not be provided to any third party or other person for uses other than the purpose of the TOPIK examination without the user’s consent. The “Homepage” shall assume all responsibilities for such use with the following exceptions: 1) In the case of delivery (i.e. of results slips, etc), the courier company shall be informed of only the necessary user information (name, address, phone number) required for the delivery; 2) Where information is required for statistical writing, academic research or market research, the personal information provided will be presented in a way that cannot directly identify the user; 3) When necessary for settlement of accounts due to transactions for payment of examination fees; 4) If there is an inevitable reason required by the law or regulations to prevent theft. ④ If the “Homepage” requires the consent of the user pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 3, the identity (affiliation, name and phone number, other contact) of the person in charge of personal information management, the purpose of collecting and using the information, the matters related to the provision of information to third parties (contents provided, purpose of providing and information to be provided) must be specified or notified in advance in accordance to the matters stipulated in Article 22 paragraph 2 of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilisation. The user can withdraw his/her consent at any time. ⑤You may request to view and correct your personal information of “Homepage” at any time and the “Homepage” is obliged to take necessary measures without delay. In the event that the user requests to rectify an error, the “Homepage” will not use the personal information until the error has been rectified. ⑥ The “Homepage” shall limit the number of administrators for the protection of personal information and shall be responsible for any loss/theft/leakage/alteration of the user’s personal information including credit card details, bank account details, etc. ⑦ The “Homepage” or any third party who receives personal information from any other party shall promptly destroy such personal information when the purpose of collecting or providing personal information has been achieved.

Article 15 (Obligation of “Homepage”)

① The “Homepage” shall be governed by the relevant laws and these Terms and Conditions, and shall not be engaged in any act contrary to public morality, and shall continue to provide services in a stable and reliable manner as provided under these terms. ② The “Homepage” must be equipped with a security system to protect the users’ personal information (including credit card or other payment information) so that they can safely access the registration and payment service. ③ The “Homepage” is responsible for compensating the user for damages caused by the unlawful display and advertisements specified in Article 3 of the Act on the Fair Trade of Advertising. ④ The “Homepage” does not send unsolicited commercial e-mail messages.

Article 16 (Obligations regarding Members’ IDs and Passwords)

① The user is responsible for the management of the ID and password except in the case of Article 17. ② The user shall not allow their ID and password to be used by a third party. ③ If a user realises that his/her ID and password have been stolen or used by a third party, the user shall immediately notify the “Homepage” and follow the instructions given in the “Homepage”.

Article 17 (User’s Obligation)

The user shall not commit any of the following acts: 1) Registration of false information during application or change; 2) Information theft; 3) Changes to information posted on the “Homepage”; 4) Sending or posting information (computer programs, etc.) other than the information specified by the “Homepage”; 5) Infringement of intellectual property rights, including the copyright of the “Homepage” and other third parties; 6) Acts to impair the homepage or any other third party’s reputation or disruption to work; 7) Disclosing or posting obscene or violent messages, videos, images, sounds and other information on the “Homepage”.

Article 18 (Restrictions on Use and Restriction of Copyright)

① The copyright or other intellectual property rights of the work created by “Homepage” shall be attributed to the SKIS. ② The user shall not copy, transmit, publish, distribute or broadcast information obtained by using the “Homepage” to any third party without prior consent of the “Homepage”. ③ The “Homepage” shall notify the user when using the copyright belonging to the user in accordance with the agreement.

Article 19 (Settlement of Disputes)

① The “Homepage” shall establish and operate a damage compensation mechanism to reflect legitimate opinions and complaints posed by users and compensate for damages. ② The “Homepage” shall handle complaints and opinions submitted by users with utmost priority. However, in the event that it is difficult to expedite the transaction, the user will be immediately notified of the reason and processing schedule. ③ If there is an application for damages relief from the user regarding the e-commerce dispute between the “Homepage” and the user, the dispute may be subject to arbitration by the Fair Trade Commission or the Provincial Governor.

Article 20 (Jurisdiction and Applicable Law)

① The lawsuits related to the dispute of electronic commerce between the “Homepage” and the user shall be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the district court in the relevant place of residence if the address is not available. However, if the address or residence of the user at the time of registration is not clear, or if the user is a foreign resident, it shall be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction under the Civil Procedure Act. ② The laws of Korea apply to electronic commerce lawsuits filed between the “Homepage” and users.