The FOOD COMPLIANCE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD. (hereinafter "FCI")'s website is not intended to constitute a source of any legal advice about any specific issues. By offering the information contained in this website, FCI does not intend to create a professional relationship of any kind. FCI is a consulting firm in the fields of regulatory, policy and compliance and does not provide legal advice of any kind. For further information, please contact a member of our team.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Our engagement to provide you with consulting services is limited to the matter(s) described in a fee estimate which will be sent to you, and to any future additional matters for which expressly agrees to provide services to you. These Terms & Conditions are binding for FCI and for you, and not for any your company's affiliates. After the conclusion or termination of our services, changes in relevant laws, regulations or decisional authorities may affect your rights and obligations. Unless you engage FCI to provide future services and to advise you with respect to any issues that may arise in the future as a result of such changes, we will have no continuing obligation to advise you with respect to future regulatory developments.
These Terms & Conditions are entered into by FCI as represented exclusively by its authorized representatives. FCI (EU) is a subcontractor of FCI and is not legally entitled to represent or bind FCI by entering into agreements such as the present one. In particular, without limitation on the foregoing, binding offers for sale, binding acknowledgements or orders, binding government or private tender documents, etc. can only be signed by a duly authorized representative of FCI.
We may collect, use, disclose and process personal information otherwise provided by you to FCI, for the purposes which in summary include but are not limited to the following (a) providing you with the services as well as services provided by external or third parties; (b) administering and/or managing your relationship with FCI; and (c) sending marketing, advertising and promotional information about FCI ("Marketing Messages"), by way electronic transmission to your email address(es). You may ask to unsubscribe from Marketing Messages at any time by submitting a request in writing to us. Your personal data may/will be disclosed by FCI to its third party service providers or agents which may be located outside of Singapore.
Both parties agree and undertake to keep strictly secret and confidential all information concerning the business, transactions or affairs relating hereto and all information of a proprietary nature relating to both our businesses. FCI's services might not be protected by any type of client/advisor legal privilege and therefore you acknowledge we might be required to disclose any corporate or personal data requested by competent authorities pursuant to any applicable laws and regulations.
You may terminate our engagement on any or all matters at any time, with or without cause. Your termination of our services will not affect your responsibility to pay for billed and unbilled services rendered or other charges incurred as of the date of termination. FCI may terminate our engagement on any or all matters at any time.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
FCI shall not be liable for any failure to provide the services in accordance with these Terms & Conditions to the extent and in so far as it is due to you failing to provide such information and assistance, or to cooperate with FCI as is necessary, and has been reasonably requested by FCI, to enable FCI to provide the services. In no event will FCI be liable for any claims by you or any third party for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages of whatsoever kind and howsoever arising, including, without limitation, loss of business opportunities, profits or revenues, whether or not the possibility of such damages or loss of opportunities, profits or revenues has been disclosed to FCI in advance or could have been reasonably foreseen by FCI. FCI's liability for any and all claims for direct damages will not, in any event, in aggregate exceed the fees (excluding the expenses) actually paid to FCI under these Terms & Conditions in the preceding six (6) month period. FCI's liability for all claims arising out of these Terms & Conditions (including, without limitation, claims sounding in contract, tort, or for breach of fiduciary duty) shall absolutely cease to exist after a period of six (6) months from the date of: (i) substantial performance of work, or (ii) commencement of any statutory limitation period prescribed for the claims, whichever shall first occur, and following the expiration of such period, you will have no claim whatsoever against FCI. Your sole and exclusive remedy for any Claims against FCI with respect to the services will be for FCI to refund to you a pro rata amount of the Fees, excluding, for greater certainty, the Expenses, attributable to such the applicable service.
These Terms & Conditions shall be constituted and governed by the laws of Singapore without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws. All disputes arising from or in connection with these Terms & Conditions which cannot be settled amicably between the parties shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC Rules"). The Tribunal shall consist of a single arbitrator to be appointed by the Chairman of SIAC. The language of the proceedings shall be English. The site of the arbitration shall be Singapore. Each Party hereby irrevocably waives and agrees not to assert or advance by way of submission or argument, as a defence, or otherwise, in any such proceeding that the proceeding is brought in an inconvenient forum, that the venue of the proceeding is improper or that these Terms & Conditions may not be adjudicated upon by the Tribunal.
If any provision of these Terms & Conditions are held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will not be affected.
Food Compliance International PTE. LTD
Global Food Regulatory Solutions.
30 Cecil Street, #19-08 Prudential Tower, Singapore 049712
Registration Number: 2015100340