Thank you for visiting this website (this "Site"). It is owned and operated by SLA (hereinafter referred to us "SLA", "we" or "us"). By accessing and using any part of this Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept or do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, please discontinue your access to this Site immediately and do not use this Site.

SLA may, at its absolute discretion, amend these Terms of Use from time to time without prior notice. The amended Terms of Use will be posted on this Site, and upon accessing or using this Site after the amended Terms of Use have been posted, you shall be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by the amended Terms of Use. You should therefore check these Terms of Use every time you visit this Site. All references in this Site to these "Terms of Use" shall mean these Terms of Use as amended from time to time and posted on this Site.

If you are interested in the material on the Site and you wish to use or start building your own Web Application(s) using the API and the Data for any commercial purpose, then you will need to complete the online registration process and as part of that process click to accept the terms of the Developer Agreement.

  1. Definitions

    "Personal Data" means any data, whether true or not, about You and/or any individual which is capable of identifying You and/or that individual (including without limitation name, passport or other identification number, or contact information).

    "Registered Developer" means a User of the Site who has completed the online registration process and as part of that process has accepted the terms and conditions of the Developer Agreement.

    "Registered User" means a User of the Site who has completed an online registration process so as to be able to send, post, upload, store, publish and/or make available information, text, graphics, images, music, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, artwork and other forms of material on the Site.

    "SLA Data" means the maps, mapping data, and all data and data compilations (as may be revised or updated or otherwise modified from time to time) owned by or licensed to SLA which are made available to Users on or through the Site.

    "SLA Material" means all the material owned by or licensed to SLA which is published on and/or accessible through the Site, including without limitation, information, text, graphics, images, music, sound recordings, video recordings, scripts, software programs, technology, designs, data compilations, photographs, artwork, web pages, the SLA Data and frequently asked questions, relating to the use of the Site.

    "User" or "you " means the mapping data application programming interface owned by or licensed to SLA to allow you to build experimental, innovative, web based applications using the Data.

    "User Material" means the material sent, posted, uploaded, stored, published and/or made available on or to the Site by Registered Users, including without limitation, information, text, graphics, images, music, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs and artwork.

  2. Availability, Access and Use of the Site

    1. You acknowledge that the Site is a medium for exchanging information and views lawfully. You expressly acknowledge, accept and agree that your use of this Site, the SLA Data, SLA Material and the User Material is at your own discretion and risk.

    2. You may access and use this Site, the SLA Data and SLA Material in the manner permitted in these Terms of Use only.

    3. By using the Site, you warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this agreement and to be bound by these Terms of Use.

    4. We may at any time suspend the operation of this Site or all or any of the functionalities of the Site or the availability of any SLA Data, SLA Material or User Material for any period of time without any prior notice and for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to website updating and upgrading or system maintenance, and we shall not be liable to you for any such suspension.

    5. We may restrict access to some parts of the Site e.g. to Registered Developers only.

    6. We reserve the right to deny or restrict access to this Site by any person, or to block access from a particular internet address to this Site, at any time without prior notice and without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.


    7. This Site, the SLA Data and SLA Material may be modified, deleted, edited or withdrawn by us at our absolute discretion and at any time without prior notice.


  3. Non-exclusive Licence for Use of Site, SLA Data and SLA Material

    1. SLA grants to you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable licence to access, view, download, print or otherwise use the SLA Data and the SLA Material for your personal and non-commercial use only, subject to the terms and conditions set out in these Terms of Use.

    2. Except as expressly permitted in Clause 3(a) above, you shall not:

      1. store, download, archive, print, distribute, publicly display, reproduce, publish, post, communicate, copy, modify, edit, translate, adapt, transmit, upload in any medium or combine or integrate with or incorporate into any other materials, any part of the Site or any SLA Data or SLA Material; or

      2. remove, obscure, modify, alter or use any copyright notices, registered or unregistered trademarks, service marks or logos owned by or proprietary to SLA, or do anything which may constitute an infringement of any of the intellectual property rights of SLA or our third-party licensors.


    3. The SLA Data and SLA Material shall not be used otherwise than for your personal and non-commercial use, and shall also not be used to create any derivative products for commercial purposes or to generate any form of income, profit or revenue.

    4. You agree and acknowledge that any use of the SLA Data and SLA Material otherwise than in accordance with these Terms of Use is a violation of the intellectual property rights subsisting in the SLA Data and SLA Material and owned by SLA or (where relevant) SLA’s third-party licensors.

  4. User Material

    1. You warrant that: you have the necessary capacity, rights, authority and/or permission to send, post, upload, store, publish and/or make available any User Material on or to the Site, and to grant licences for the use of such User Material by SLA.

    2. Where any User Material contains any Personal Data of any third-party, you warrant that you have obtained the necessary valid consent of that third-party to send, post, upload, store, publish and/or make available such third-party’s Personal Data on or to the Site, as well as for the collection, use and disclosure of such third-party’s Personal Data by SLA in accordance with the provisions of these Terms of Use.

    3. You warrant that all User Material sent, posted, uploaded, stored, published and/or made available on or to the Site by you does not infringe or make any unauthorised use of any copyright, registered and unregistered trademarks (including service marks), registered and unregistered designs, know-how or any other intellectual property rights or any proprietary rights whatsoever owned by any third-party.

    4. When you send, post, upload, store, publish and/or make available any User Material on or to the Site:

      1. You grant to SLA a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free licence to use, store, download, archive, print, distribute, publicly display, copy, reproduce, publish, post, communicate, modify, edit, translate, adapt, transmit, upload in any medium, or combine or integrate with or incorporate into any other materials, the User Material, for the purpose of SLA’s use in any manner whatsoever (which shall include without limitation the operation, enhancement, improvement and promotion of this Site and the services provided by SLA); and

      2. You consent (whether for yourself or for and on behalf of any third-party individual) to the collection, use and disclosure by SLA of any Personal Data residing within the User Material whether relating to you or any third-party, for the purpose of SLA’s use in any manner whatsoever (which shall include without limitation the operation, enhancement, improvement and promotion of this Site and the services provided by SLA), and this consent continues unless the individual whose Personal Data resides within the User Material gives SLA thirty (30) days’ notice in writing that his/her consent is withdrawn.


    5. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as imposing an obligation on or requiring SLA to monitor, control, filter, screen, review, interfere with or edit any User Material.

    6. Notwithstanding Clause 4(e) above, SLA reserves the right, at any time and at its absolute discretion, to take down, remove, delete, modify, edit, replace or otherwise make unavailable any User Material, whether temporarily or permanently, whether upon receipt of any information, notice, request, feedback, complaint or objection from any person pertaining to such User Material or on our own accord, and for any reason whatsoever, without any prior notice to any User, and SLA shall not be liable in any way whatsoever to any User of the Site, including without limitation the User who had sent, posted, uploaded, stored, published and/or made available such User Material on or to the Site.

    7. Before you use any User Material which is sent, posted, uploaded, stored, published or made available on or to the Site by other Users, or collect, use or disclose Personal Data residing within such User Material, you shall obtain consent, permission and/or authorisation for such use, collection or disclosure from the owner of such User Material and/or the individual(s) whose Personal Data resides within such User Material, as may be required by any applicable laws and regulations including those relating to intellectual property and Personal Data.

    8. You acknowledge that notwithstanding the provisions of these Terms of Use, any User Material which you send, post, upload, store, publish or make available on or to the Site may be used by any other User, and that SLA does not supervise or monitor or have any control over the conduct, activity or views of any User on or through the Site, or the access to or use in any manner of the Site or any User Material by any User.

    9. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that the collection, use or disclosure by SLA of Personal Data residing within the User Material is permitted by law without the need to obtain your consent or the consent of the individual whose Personal Data resides within the User Material, such permission granted by the law shall continue to apply.

  5. Restriction on Use

    You agree that you shall not use the Site, SLA Material, SLA Data and User Material:

    1. to defame, abuse, bully, insult, humiliate, embarrass, harass, stalk or threaten any person, or to otherwise violate or invade the legal rights of others;

    2. to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any inappropriate, defamatory, malicious, discriminatory, indecent, obscene, graphic, sexually explicit, unlawful, offensive or harmful content;

    3. to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any content, or use any User Material in any manner, that infringes the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party;

    4. to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any other content, message, or communication prohibited by law;

    5. to send, upload, post, store, publish, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Personal Data pertaining to any individual without that individual’s valid consent, or to collect, use or disclose any Personal Data available on the Site in contravention of any applicable laws or regulations relating to Personal Data;

    6. to impersonate another person or entity, or falsify or delete any author attributions or labels of the origin or source of any content;

    7. to promote any unlawful or illegal activities;

    8. to promote information that you know to be deceptive, false or misleading;

    9. to promote racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

    10. to transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature; or

    11. in any manner which infringes the intellectual property rights or any other rights of SLA or any third party.

  6. Term and Termination

    1. These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect for as long as you are a User or (as the case may be) Registered User of the Site.

    2. Without prejudice to any other rights of SLA under these Terms of Use, we may, at any time and for any reason whatsoever (including without limitation, for any breach of these Terms of Use by you), forthwith upon notice to you (which notice may be posted on the Site or given through the Site or by email), terminate this agreement with you and deny you access to the Site. In addition, if you have breached any provision of these Terms of Use, you agree that we may apply for injunctive relief and/or take any other action against you that we deem necessary.

    3. In the event of termination of this agreement for any reason whatsoever, you must not attempt to make any use of the Site or the SLA Data or SLA Material, and must promptly destroy and/or permanently erase all copies of the SLA Data and SLA Material in your possession, custody or control.

    4. All provisions in these Terms of Use that are intended to continue to apply after the termination of this agreement with you (including without limitation Clauses 2(e) and (g), Clause 4, Clauses 6(b) and (c), Clause 7, and Clauses 10 to 13), shall survive the termination of this agreement for any reason whatsoever, and shall be valid and enforceable against you.


  7. Intellectual Property Rights

    1. The SLA Data and SLA Material on this Site are protected by copyright, trademarks and other forms of intellectual property rights. All title to and rights and interest in the SLA Data and the SLA Material shall remain vested in SLA and (where relevant) SLA’s third-party licensors.

    2. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall affect the ownership of intellectual property rights (if any) subsisting in the User Material.

  8. Links to/from our Site

    1. You may link to the Site's home page, provided you do so in a way that is not unlawful or illegal and does not damage our goodwill or reputation. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

    2. You must not establish a link:

      1. from any website which is not owned by you;

      2. to any part of this Site other than the home page;

      3. to frame this Site or any part of the SLA Data or SLA Material on any other website.

    3. Under no circumstances shall SLA be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites that hyperlink to this Site or any of the SLA Material.

    4. We reserve the right to withdraw the linking permission in Clause 8(a) at any time without prior notice and for any reason whatsoever. In such an event, you agree to immediately remove the link from any other websites to the Site.

    5. This Site may contain hyperlinks to websites which are not maintained by us. We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of those websites and do not necessarily endorse those websites or the views expressed in them. SLA has no control over and cannot guarantee the accessibility or proper functioning of those websites. Further, SLA shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damage or loss whatsoever arising from your access to those websites. Use of the hyperlinks and access to those websites are entirely at your own discretion and risk.

    6. Hyperlinks to other websites are provided for your convenience and may be removed or replaced by us at our absolute discretion. In no circumstances shall SLA be considered to be associated or affiliated in any manner whatsoever with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this Site is hyperlinked.

    7. We reserve all rights to remove or disable without notice any hyperlinks to or any frames of this Site or the SLA Material, if those hyperlinks or frames are unauthorized; or are on websites containing material or information which, in our opinion, is profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable, or violates any written law or is otherwise unlawful, or is an infringement of SLA's intellectual property or other proprietary rights; or if the hyperlinks or frames are made in breach of these Terms of Use.

  9. Fees

    Currently, no charge is imposed for accessing or using any part of this Site. SLA reserves the right to introduce, at its absolute discretion, at any time and from time to time, a charge for accessing or using the Site.

  10. Disclaimer on Warranties and Liabilities

    1. The SLA Data and SLA Material are provided on an "as is" and “as available” basis. SLA does not make any representations or warranties whatsoever and hereby disclaims all express, implied and statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party, whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise, including but not limited to the following :

      1. any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness, current-ness, availability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the SLA Data or the SLA Material; and

      2. any representations or warranties that the SLA Data, SLA Material and functions available on this Site shall be error-free or shall be available without interruption or delay, or that any errors or defects in the SLA Data or SLA Material or on this Site shall be rectified or corrected, or that this Site, the SLA Data, SLA Material and the hosting servers are and will be free of all viruses and other harmful elements.

    2. Any use that you make of any other User’s User Material is at your own risk. SLA does not make any representations or warranties whatsoever and hereby disclaims all express, implied and statutory warranties of any kind to you or any third party, whether arising from usage or custom or trade or by operation of law or otherwise, in respect of any and all the User Material on the Site.

    3. SLA shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damage or loss whatsoever, including but not limited to direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of goodwill, loss of business resources, income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer or computing or mobile device, software, modem, telephone or other property, arising directly or indirectly from:

      1. your access to or use in any manner of the SLA Data, the SLA Material, the User Material or this Site;

      2. the conduct, activity or views of any other User on or through the Site, or the access to or use in any manner of the Site or any User Material by any other User;

      3. SLA taking down, removing, deleting, modifying, editing, replacing or otherwise making unavailable any User Material, whether temporarily or permanently, and for any reason whatsoever;

      4. any loss of access to or use of the SLA Data, SLA Material or this Site, howsoever caused;

      5. any defect, inaccuracy or incompleteness in, or errors or omissions in the transmission of, the SLA Data, the SLA Material or the User Material;

      6. any delay or interruption in or any failure of any functionality offered on this Site, or any delay, interruption or failure in the transmission of the SLA Data, SLA Material or User Material on this Site, whether caused by delay or interruption in transmission over the internet or otherwise;

      7. any permanent or temporary cessation of this Site; or

      8. any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon the SLA Data, the SLA Material or the User Material, regardless whether SLA has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss.

  11. Indemnity

    You agree to indemnify SLA and hold SLA harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) made against or suffered or incurred by SLA arising directly or indirectly from:

    1. your access to or use of any of the SLA Data, the SLA Material, the User Material, or this Site;

    2. any decision made or action taken by you or any third party in reliance upon any of the SLA Data, the SLA Material or the User Material, regardless whether SLA has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss;

    3. any claim by any third-party that its intellectual property rights or any other rights have been infringed by your use in any manner of any User Material (including without limitation, copying, reproducing, editing, modifying or incorporating such User Material into any other material, or posting or uploading such User Material on any other website or any social media or any other media whatsoever), whether such User Material was sent, posted, uploaded, stored, published and/or made available on or to the Site by you or any other User;

    4. any claim by any third-party that any provision of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 26 of 2012) has been contravened in respect of his or her Personal Data which has at any point in time been made available on the Site by any User; and

    5. your breach of any provision of these Terms of Use.

  12. Personal Data and Privacy Policy

    1. If you are providing, will provide or have provided any Personal Data to us in relation to your application or request to be a Registered User of the Site, you declare and confirm that you have read and fully understand the Singapore Land Authority Personal Data Notice available at http://www.sla.gov.sg/Portals/0/Services/SLAPersonalDataNoticev1.1.pdf, and that you agree and consent to all the terms and conditions stipulated in the said Notice.

    2. For your convenience, we may also display to you Personal Data which you had previously supplied us. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the Personal Data be out-of-date, please supply us with the latest Personal Data.

    3. We may use "cookies", where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information about you when you enter this Site. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of Users, their frequency of Use and the profiles of Users. While this cookie can tell us when you enter this Site and which pages you visit, it cannot read data off your hard disk.

    4. This Site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.

    5. Please contact our Quality Service Manager at sla_qsm@sla.gov.sg if you:

      1. have any enquires or feedback on our data protection policies and procedures; or

      2. need more information on or access to data which you have provided to us in the past.

  13. General

    1. These Terms of Use form the entire agreement between you and us, and supersede any other term and condition that is not set out in these Terms of Use.

    2. These Terms of Use, their performance and this agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore and you hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore.

    3. You shall comply with all applicable foreign and local laws and regulations which apply to your use of the Site, the SLA Data, SLA Material, User Material and the Personal Data within the User Material, in whatever country you are physically located in.

    4. If any or any part of the terms or conditions in these Terms of Use is declared void, invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable, such term or condition shall to that extent be severed from these Terms of Use, and the remaining terms and conditions in these Terms of Use shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

    5. Any delay, omission or failure by SLA to enforce or avail itself of any right or remedy that it has under any term or condition of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of any breach of these Terms of Use by any User, and the waiver by SLA of a breach by any User of any of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any continuing breach, or of any other breach by the User of any of the terms and conditions in these Terms of Use.

    A person or entity who is not a party to this agreement shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Cap. 53B) to enforce any term of this agreement regardless whether such person or entity has been identified by name, as a member of a class or as answering a particular description, nor is it intended that such person or entity not party to this agreement shall have any right to do so.