1.1 Welcome to the DBCS Circle platform (the “Site”). Please read the following Terms of Service carefully before using this Site or opening a DBCS Circle account (“Account”) so that you are aware of your legal rights and obligations with respect to Design Business Chamber Singapore Pte Ltd and its affiliates and subsidiaries (individually and collectively, “DBCS”, “we”, “us” or “our”). The “Services” we provide or make available include (a) the Site, (b) the services provided by the Site and by DBCS client software made available through the Site, and (c) all information, linked pages, features, data, text, images, photographs, graphics, music, sounds, video (including live streams), messages, tags, content, programming, software, application services (including, without limitation, any mobile application services) or other materials made available through the Site or its related services (“Content”). Any new features added to or augmenting the Services are also subject to these Terms of Service. These Terms of Service govern your use of Services provided by DBCS.
1.3 DBCS reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the Services at any time or upon notice as required by local laws. DBCS may release certain Services or their features in a beta version, which may not work correctly or in the same way the final version may work, and we shall not be held liable in such instances. DBCS may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts of, or the entire, Site or Services in its sole discretion and without notice or liability.
1.4 DBCS reserves the right to refuse to provide you access to the Site or Services or to allow you to open an Account for any reason.
BY USING DBCS CIRCLE SERVICES OR OPENING AN ACCOUNT, YOU GIVE YOUR IRREVOCABLE ACCEPTANCE OF AND CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THOSE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND POLICIES REFERENCED HEREIN AND/OR LINKED HERETO.
2. DBCS Circle Point system
2.1 Subject to DBCS by-law as determined, varied or modified by DBCS from time to time, subject to any cap imposed by DBCS at its sole discretion,
2.2 DBCS reserves the right to (i) discontinue the Points reward system at any time at its sole discretion, and/or (ii) cancel or suspend a User’s right to participate in DBCS Circle Point system, including the ability to earn and redeem DBCS Circle Points, at its sole discretion.
2.3 Points will expire after 12months of inactivity or below 100points.
3. Membership tier
3.1 All Aspirer membership is open to all designers/consultants/associates working professionally in Singapore, and anyone who has an interest in design, design promotion and design education.
3.2 Advocate members are
3.2.1 Existing individual members of DBCS and/ or
3.2.2 Upgraded from Aspirer members who have accumulated more than 100 points within 12months from the point of registration.
3.2.3 Advocate members must accumulate more than 100points within 12months of membership to maintain in this tier.
3.2.4 Above 21 years old
Status upgrade to Advocate is subject to approval by the DBCS membership committee.