Terms of Use

The Wedding Scoop website is an online web portal which provides readers with curated content relating to weddings, including photos, videos, wedding-related stories, styled photoshoots, informational and reference pieces, sponsored features, and more (the “Services”). We want you to enjoy using our website.

But before you do, please take the time to read through the Terms of Use (“Terms”) and our Privacy Policy. These documents govern your access to and use of our website, http://www.theweddingscoop.com (the “Site”).

These Terms constitute a binding legal agreement between you and The Wedding Scoop, and it’s important that you understand your obligations to us, and our obligations to you, so that The Wedding Scoop can continue bringing you amazing content.

You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Site or Services, you have read these Terms and you understand and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, or if you are below 18 years old, please exit and cease accessing the Site immediately.


Definitions

“Content” means any text, graphics, documents, photographs, images, music, software, audio, video, information, digital or electronic files or other materials that The Wedding Scoop makes available through the Site or Service, including any Content licensed by The Wedding Scoop from third parties.

Privacy

We encourage you to be aware of how websites collect, use and disclose your personal data.

You understand that by using or accessing the Site or Services, you have read, understood and consented to the The Wedding Scoop’s Privacy Policy (as may be revised from time to time), which is incorporated by reference into these Terms as if fully set forth herein.

The internet is never 100% safe. While we take reasonable measures to protect your personal data, you acknowledge that you provide personal data at your own risk.

Ownership

This Site and our Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the Republic of Singapore and foreign countries. Unless explicitly permitted in these Terms, The Wedding Scoop exclusively owns or licenses all rights, title and interest in and to the Site, Services and Content, including all associated intellectual property rights. You will not use the Site, Services or Content in a way that is inconsistent with these Terms, nor remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices on the Site, Services or Content.

License to you

Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access, view, download and print Content solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes only.

You agree not to use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Site, Services, or Content.

No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by The Wedding Scoop, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

User content

We encourage you to share your experiences and the magic of your wedding and engagement days with other couples so that they can draw upon this wonderful community’s collective knowledge to plan their own weddings and engagements.

You may do this by sending your photos, vendor information and love stories (“User Content”) to info@theweddingscoop.com. We will then consider your submission for feature publication.

By sending us User Content, you:

  • represent and warrant that (i) you are either the sole and exclusive owner of the User Content that you make available through the Site and Services, or you have all rights, licenses, consents and releases that are necessary to grant to The Wedding Scoop the rights in such User Content as contemplated under these Terms; and (ii) the User Content shall not infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.
  • hereby grant to The Wedding Scoop a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, access, view, and otherwise exploit such User Content on, through or by means of the Site, Services or for promotional or marketing material used to promote the Site or Services.

You agree that if The Wedding Scoop publishes a feature with your User Content, your User Content shall be exclusively licensed to The Wedding Scoop for a period of sixty (60) days, during which no other wedding publisher shall publish a feature using the same User Content.

General Prohibitions

The Wedding Scoop is intended to be a positive place for couples to get inspiration and information. By using this Site or you agree not to:

  • Post, upload, publish, submit, provide access to or transmit any Content that:
    • infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy;
    • violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability;
    • is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
    • is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive;
    • promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group;
    • is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person; or
    • promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances.
  • Use, display, mirror or frame the Site or any individual element within the Site, the The Wedding Scoop name, any The Wedding Scoop trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without our express written consent;
  • Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Site , our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our providers;
  • Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any The Wedding Scoop system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
  • Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by The Wedding Scoop or any of our providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Site or Site Content;
  • Attempt to access or search the Site, Site Content or download Site Content from the Site through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than the software and/or search agents provided by The Wedding Scoop or other generally available third party web browsers;
  • Send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters or other form of solicitation;
  • Use any meta tags, hidden text or metadata utilizing a The Wedding Scoop Pte Ltd or The Wedding Scoop trademark, logo URL or product name without The Wedding Scoop Pte Ltd’s express written consent;
  • Use the Site or Site Content for any commercial purpose or the benefit of any third party or in any manner not permitted by these Terms;
  • Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting, or in any way use the Site, or Site Content to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
  • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Site Content;
  • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site, Services or Content;
  • Collect or store any personally identifiable information from the Site or from other users of the Site without their express permission;
  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Violate any applicable law or regulation; or
  • Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.

The Wedding Scoop reserves the right to investigate and prosecute any violations of the above to the fullest extent of the law. At any time, The Wedding Scoop may involve and cooperate with enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms. The Wedding Scoop has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site, Services or Content or to review or edit any Content. However, The Wedding Scoop has the right to review, edit or remove any Content for the purpose of operating the Site and Services, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, or to comply with the law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body. The Wedding Scoop reserves the right to remove or disable access your access to any Content, at its sole discretion, should The Wedding Scoop deem that a violation of these Terms has occurred or harm has or will be done to the Site or Services.

Copyright Policy

The Wedding Scoop respects copyright law and, in the appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, we will take action against any user who repeatedly infringes or is believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders, or causes us to infringe the rights of copyright holders.

Contact Us

If you are a copyright owner and would like to request that copyrighted material belonging to you be removed from the Site, please contact us at info@theweddingscoop.com with your contact information and a link to identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed. You may also contact us at info@theweddingscoop.com for general inquiries.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to third party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that The Wedding Scoop is not responsible or liable for:

  • The availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or
  • The content, products, or services from such websites or resources.
    • Links to such websites or resources do not imply that The Wedding Scoop has endorsed them. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

Termination of services

The Wedding Scoop reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Site, Services and Content at any time for breach of these Terms or with or without cause. The Wedding Scoop may stop offering and/or supporting the Site, Services and/or Content at any time.

Disclaimers

The Site, Services and Content are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Wedding Scoop makes no warranty that the Site, Services or Content will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. The Wedding Scoop makes no warranty regarding the quality of any products, services or Content obtained through the Site or Services, or the accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any Content obtained through the Site or Services. You are solely responsible for all of your communications and interactions with other users of the Site or Services and with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Site or Services. You understand that The Wedding Scoop does not screen or inquire into the background of any users of the Site or Services, nor does The Wedding Scoop make any attempt to verify the statements of users of the Site or Services, or any of their reviews posted on the Site. The Wedding Scoop makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of users of the Site or Services or their compatibility with any current or future users of the Site or Services. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all communications and interactions with other users of the Site or Services and with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of this Site or Services, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold The Wedding Scoop, its owners, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with:

  • your access to or use of the Site, Services or Content;
  • your User Content, or
  • your violation of these Terms.

Exclusion of Liability

You acknowledge and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of the Site, Services and Content remains with you. Neither The Wedding Scoop nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site, Services or Content will be liable for any incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits, a loss of data or loss of goodwill, service interruption, computer damage or system failure or the cost of substitute products or services, or for any damages for personal or bodily injury or emotional distress arising out of or in connection with these Terms or from the use of or inability to use the Site, Services, Content or from any communications, interactions or meetings with other users of the Site or Services or other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Site or Services whether based on a warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or any other legal theory, and whether or not The Wedding Scoop has been informed of the possibility of such damage, even if a limited remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Proprietary Rights Notices

All trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations of The Wedding Scoop used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Wedding Scoop. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective parties.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and any action related thereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore, Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms, including without limitation any questions regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall first be submitted to the Singapore Mediation Centre for resolution by mediation in accordance with the Mediation Procedure for the time being in force. The parties agree to participate in the mediation in good faith and undertake to abide by the terms of any settlement reached.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, together with any amendments and any supplemental agreements you may enter into with The Wedding Scoop for the use of the Site and Services, constitute the entire understanding and agreement between The Wedding Scoop and you regarding the Site, Services, Content, and User Content.

Assignment

You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without prior written consent from The Wedding Scoop. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be void and of no effect. The Wedding Scoop may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction and without requiring your consent. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

Notices

Any notices or other communications permitted or required hereunder, including those regarding modifications to these Terms, will be in writing and given by The Wedding Scoop by posting to the Site.

General

The failure of The Wedding Scoop to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision. The waiver of any such right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of The Wedding Scoop. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

Third Party Rights

A person who is not a party to these Terms has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act Cap 53B to enforce any of these Terms.

Changes to Terms of Use of The Wedding Scoop Website

Thanks for visiting The Wedding Scoop and reading through our Terms of Use, and we hope you find the Site inspiring and informative!