Terms & Conditions - Electronic Banking Services

These terms and conditions govern the Customer's use of the OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC eAlerts Service and/or OCBC Internet Banking Service (collectively, the "Terms and Conditions").
OCBC Phone Banking Service
OCBC ATM Service
OCBC ATM Service – NETS FlashPay (with effect from 31 January 2014)
OCBC ATM Service – NETS Contactless (with effect from 26 December 2018)
OCBC ATM Service – Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawal via OCBC Pay Anyone™ Service ("PAO Service") (with effect from 15 July 2019)
OCBC ATM Service - NETS Click (with effect from 1 November 2019)
OCBC Internet Banking Service
Security Devices and Access Credentials
OCBC Alert Notification Service
OCBC Online Security Guarantee
SingPass Access Means (with effect from 26 June 2020)
OCBC Internet Banking Linkage (with effect from 26 June 2020)
Electronic Signature Feature (with effect from 18 September 2020)
General

Terms and conditions governing Electronic Banking Services

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  • 1. OCBC Phone Banking Service

    1.1 Where the Customer requests for OCBC Phone Banking Service to be made available for the operation of any Account(s), the Bank may at the Bank’s discretion make available the OCBC Phone Banking Service through the allocation of a Vocal Password and/or a Phone Code and Telephone Personal Identification Number (“T-PIN”) which the Bank shall notify the Customer. The Customer agrees that OCBC Phone Banking Service shall be extended to the Customer in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or such other terms and conditions which the Bank may notify the Customer from time to time.

    1.2 The Customer shall not reveal the Vocal Password, Phone Code and/or T-PIN to any other party and shall take all necessary steps to prevent disclosure of the Vocal Password, Phone Code and/or T-PIN to any other party. The Customer shall keep the Vocal Password secure and shall not allow the Vocal Password to be used by any other party in any way whatsoever. Without limitation to the generality of the above, the Customer shall not record or permit recording of the Vocal Password in any way to enable another party to use the Vocal Password. Further, the Customer shall take all necessary steps to prevent recording or use of the Vocal Password by any other party. In the event the Customer’s Phone Code and/or T-PIN is disclosed or discovered by any other party, the Customer shall immediately change the T-PIN. In the event of any unauthorised use of the Customer’s Vocal Password, the Customer shall immediately notify the Bank.

    1.3 The Customer authorises the Bank to accept, follow and act upon all instructions when identified by the Customer’s Vocal Password, Phone Code and T-PIN, including for additional Products and Services to be made available to the Customer and the Bank shall not be liable for acting upon such instructions in good faith. The Bank shall neither be liable for acting upon such instructions nor be obliged to investigate the authenticity of such instructions or verify the accuracy and completeness of such instructions. Such instructions shall be deemed irrevocable and binding upon the Customer upon the Bank’s receipt notwithstanding any error, fraud, forgery, lack of clarity or misunderstanding in respect of the terms of such instructions. The Bank shall be entitled but shall not be obliged to verify any instructions given via OCBC Phone Banking Service by calling back or any other means.

    1.4 The Customer consents to the Bank’s recording of the Customer telephone calls to the Bank to provide a record of the Customer’s instructions.

    1.5 The Customer may change the Customer’s T-PIN from time to time. The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank’s absolute discretion to reject any number selected by the Customer as the Customer’s substitute T-PIN without giving any reason therefor. The Customer’s substitute T-PIN shall take effect upon the Bank’s confirmation and the Customer’s use therefrom shall be governed by these Terms and Conditions. When selecting a substitute T-PIN, the Customer shall refrain from selecting any series of consecutive or same or similar numbers or any series of numbers that may easily be ascertainable or identifiable with the Customer.

    1.6 The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank’s absolute discretion to cancel the use of the Customer’s Vocal Password, Phone Code and/or T-PIN and/or withdraw, restrict, suspend, vary or modify OCBC Phone Banking Service (whether in whole or in part) at any time without notice and without giving reason therefor and the Bank shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss or damage as a result thereof.

    1.7 The Customer shall be wholly responsible for all transactions executed using OCBC Phone Banking Service and identified by the Customer’s Vocal Password, Phone Code and T-PIN. The Bank may debit the Account(s) with the amount of any withdrawal or transfer in accordance with the Bank’s record of transactions. All transactions arising from the use of OCBC Phone Banking Service to operate designated Joint Account(s) shall be binding on all the Joint Account(s) holders.

  • 2. OCBC ATM Service

    2.1 The OCBC ATM Service enables the Customer to have access to the Account(s) and/or to effect various banking transactions (which may include, without limitation, the withdrawal and deposit of funds, bill payments and update of particulars) via automated cash deposit machines, automated teller machines, multi-functional machines and/or any other equipment as the Bank may designate for such purposes (each, an “ATM”), including effecting payment transactions, transfers of funds, or debit functions made using an ATM Card at certain points of sale, merchants or designated payment terminals and/or using a Tokenised ATM Card through third-party merchant applications which interface or are integrated with the NETS Click service (each a “Merchant App”), and in such manner as the Bank may specify in its absolute discretion at any time from time to time. Where the Customer requests for the OCBC ATM Service to be made available for the operation of any Account(s), the Bank may at its discretion provide the Customer with an ATM Card and allocate an ATM Personal Identification Number (“ATM-PIN”) which the Bank shall notify the Customer. The Customer agrees that the OCBC ATM Service shall be extended to the Customer in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or such other terms and conditions which the Bank may notify the Customer from time to time. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "ATM Card" shall be deemed to include all cards as may be designated as such, or which may be used by you to access the OCBC ATM Service, by OCBC from time to time, and “Tokenised ATM Card” means any electronic, digital or other token issued by OCBC and associated with any ATM Card for the making of payment within or using any Merchant App.

    2.2 The Customer shall not reveal the Customer’s ATM-PIN to any other party and shall take all necessary steps to keep the ATM Card in a safe place and to prevent disclosure of the Customer’s ATM-PIN to any other party. In the event the ATM Card is lost, stolen or mislaid, or the Customer’s ATM-PIN is disclosed or discovered by any other party, the Customer shall immediately notify the Bank of the loss and/or immediately change the Customer’s ATM-PIN.

    2.3 The Customer authorises the Bank to accept, follow and act upon all instructions when identified by the Customer’s ATM Card and ATM-PIN, Tokenised ATM Card, or such other form or means of identification as may be specified by the Bank in its absolute discretion at any time from time to time, including for additional Products and Services to be made available to the Customer, and the Bank shall not be liable for acting upon such instructions in good faith. Such instructions shall be deemed irrevocable and binding upon the Customer upon the Bank’s receipt notwithstanding any error, fraud, forgery, lack of clarity or misunderstanding in respect of such instructions.

    2.4 The Customer may change the Customer’s ATM-PIN from time to time. The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank’s absolute discretion to reject any number selected by the Customer as the Customer’s substitute ATM-PIN without giving any reason therefor. The Customer’s substitute ATM-PIN shall take effect upon the Bank’s confirmation and the Customer’s use therefrom shall be governed by these Terms and Conditions. When selecting a substitute ATM-PIN, the Customer shall refrain from selecting any series of consecutive or same or similar numbers or any series of numbers which may easily be ascertainable or identifiable with the Customer.

    2.5 The ATM Card shall remain the Bank’s property and the Customer shall surrender it to the Bank upon the Bank’s request or where the Customer no longer requires this Service. The ATM Card is not transferable and may only be used by the Customer.

    2.6 The Bank shall be entitled at its absolute discretion to cancel, withdraw, restrict, suspend, vary or modify the use, features and/or facilities of the OCBC ATM Service (including without limitation use of the ATM Card, Tokenised ATM Card and ATM-PIN) (whether in whole or in part) at any time from time to time without notice and without giving any reason therefor and the Bank shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss or damage as a result thereof.

    2.7 The Customer shall be wholly responsible for all transactions executed via the OCBC ATM Service (whether or not using the ATM Card, a Tokenised ATM Card or the Customer’s ATM-PIN) including without limitation any debit functions at certain points of sale, merchants or designated payment terminals, cash withdrawals or deposits, funds transfers and payments. The Bank may debit the Account(s) with the amount of any withdrawal or transfer in accordance with the Bank’s record of transactions. All transactions arising from the use of the OCBC ATM Service to operate designated Joint Account(s) shall be binding on all Joint Account(s) holders.

    2.7.1 Customer may be required, when using any Merchant App, to authenticate such Customer’s instruction to NETS for Bank to issue a Tokenised ATM Card through such means as may be prescribed from time to time by NETS and/or Bank.

    2.7.2 Upon the issuance of a Tokenised ATM Card, Customer shall be wholly responsible and liable for all subsequent transactions executed which are referable to a Tokenised ATM Card associated with a Merchant App, whether or not the access to or use of a Tokenised ATM Card and/or Merchant App (or any instruction identified by or issued therefrom) is made with that Customer’s knowledge, authority or consent.

    2.7.3 The Customer authorises the Bank to accept, follow and act upon all instructions that are referable to a Tokenised ATM Card associated with a Merchant App (whether such instructions are actually authorised by the Customer or not), and the Bank shall not be liable for acting upon such instructions in good faith. The Bank shall neither be liable for acting upon such instructions nor be obliged to investigate the authenticity or authority of such persons effecting the instructions or verify the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of such instructions. Such instructions shall be deemed irrevocable and binding on the Customer upon the Bank's receipt notwithstanding any error, fraud, forgery, lack of clarity or misunderstanding in respect of the terms of such instructions and the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to effect, perform or process such instructions without the Customer's further consent and without any further reference or notice.

    2.8 The Customer agrees that the Bank shall not be liable for any loss or damage which the Customer may suffer as a result of the Customer’s use of or failure to obtain the OCBC ATM Service (including without limitation any unsuccessful withdrawal, deposit or transfer of funds, payment, or any failure to access the Account(s)). In particular, the Bank shall under no circumstances be liable if the ATM Card or Tokenised ATM Card is not honoured, accepted or recognised or if the OCBC ATM Service is unavailable, limited or affected in any way for any reason whatsoever including power or other failure. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the Bank may impose daily limits of such amounts (which may differ and be subject to separate limits depending on the type of OCBC ATM Service used by the Customer) as the Bank may determine from time to time without notice to the Customer on the maximum aggregate amount that may be withdrawn or transferred from the Account(s) via the OCBC ATM Service (whether or not using the ATM Card, the Tokenised ATM Card  or the Customer’s ATM-PIN) during any day or other period as determined by the Bank from time to time.

    2.9 The Customer accepts the Bank’s record of transactions as conclusive and binding for all purposes. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, in the event of any unsuccessful attempt by Customer to deposit cash or make cash payment (including partially successful deposits or payments) at any ATM or certain points of sale, merchants or designated payment terminals (as the case may be) for any reason whatsoever, the Bank’s determination of the actual amount (if any) deposited or paid shall be conclusive and binding on the Customer.

    2.10 The Customer shall not use or attempt to use the OCBC ATM Service to withdraw or transfer funds from the Account(s) unless the available balance(s) in the Accounts is/are sufficient for this purpose.

    2.11 The Customer consents to the collection, storage, communication and processing of the Account(s) balance information by any means necessary for the Bank to maintain appropriate transaction and account records and to the release and transmission to and the retention by the service providers of the details of the Account(s), ATM-PIN, transaction information and other information to enable the Customer’s use of the OCBC ATM Service at an ATM or point of sale, merchant or designated payment terminal (whether in Singapore or elsewhere).

  • 2A. OCBC ATM Service – NETS FlashPay (with effect from 31 January 2014)

    2A.1 The Customer is aware that the ATM Card comes with the NETS FlashPay stored value facility held and operated by Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) Pte Ltd ("NETS").

    2A.2 The Customer agrees to give the Bank permission to share information about the Customer or Customer's account to NETS and such other persons, as considered appropriate to NETS, as may be necessary for the usage of the stored value facility.

    2A.3 The Customer agrees to, and will use the ATM Card according to, terms and conditions governing the use of NETS FlashPay (available at NETS' web-site).

  • 2B. OCBC ATM Service – NETS Contactless (with effect from 26 December 2018)

    2B.1 Without prejudice to paragraph 2.8 above, the Customer may use the NETS Contactless feature of a NETS contactless-enabled ATM Card to effect any number of payment transactions, fund transfers or debit functions via certain points of sale, merchants or designated payment terminals, provided that the value of each such transaction does not exceed S$100 or such other amount as may be determined by the Bank from time to time at the Bank’s sole and absolute discretion without notice to the Customer. “NETS Contactless feature” refers to the feature on a NETS contactless-enabled ATM Card which allows the Customer to effect NETS payment transactions by tapping or waving the ATM Card against certain points of sale, merchants or designated payment terminals.

    2B.2 The Customer agrees to give the Bank permission to share information about the Customer or Customer's account to NETS and such other persons, as may be necessary for the usage of the NETS Contactless feature.

    2B.3 The Customer further agrees to, and will use the ATM Card according to, “NETS terms and conditions governing the use of NETS Contactless feature” (available at NETS’ web-site).

  • 2C. OCBC ATM Service – Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawal via OCBC Pay Anyone™ Service ("PAO Service") (with effect from 15 July 2019)

    2C.1 The Customer acknowledges and consents that the Bank has the absolute discretion to make the Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawal via PAO Service available to the Customer, including by automatically enrolling the Customer into such service offering once the Customer has a valid and active Singapore dollar current or savings account with the Bank and is a valid user of the OCBC Internet Banking Service. 

    2C.2 The Customer may also opt-in for the Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawal via PAO Service through the OCBC Pay Anyone™ Application.

    2C.3 To use the Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawal via PAO Service, the Customer acknowledges that it needs to have installed the OCBC Pay Anyone™ Application and be a valid user of the OCBC Internet Banking Service and the PAO Service.

    2C.4 The Customer agrees to, and will use, the OCBC ATM Service according to the “Terms and Conditions for OCBC Pay Anyone Service” and “Terms and conditions for OCBC Pay Anyone via QR Service” (each available at OCBC’s website).

  • 2D. OCBC ATM Service - NETS Click (with effect from 1 November 2019)

    2D.1 The Customer acknowledges and consents to that the Bank has absolute discretion to make the NETS Click service available to Customer by enrolling one or more Tokenised ATM Cards for use with the NETS Click service. At present, Tokenised ATM Cards are only issued for use with the NETS Click service. A Tokenised ATM Card is enrolled upon the successful registration of the Customer for the NETS Click service by Bank and the issuance a Tokenised ATM Card by Bank for use with the NETS Click service.

    2D.2 To use the NETS Click service (including the enrolment of a Tokenised ATM Card), the Customer may need to have installed a Merchant App which interfaces or is integrated with the NETS Click service and registered as a user of the NETS Click service. The Bank does not own, operate or manage (i) any Merchant App and (ii) the NETS Click service. Customer is responsible for complying with any terms and conditions relating to Customer’s (i) installation and/or use of Merchant App and (ii) registration to, use of and de-registration from the NETS Click service. Customer agrees that any installation and/or use of Merchant App is solely and wholly at Customer’s own risk.

    2D.3 Customer shall immediately notify the Bank by OCBC Contact Centre upon the occurrence of any of the following:

    1. the mobile device on which the Merchant App is installed (and Tokenised ATM Card has been issued) is lost, stolen or mislaid; or
    2. Customer believes or has reason to believe that:
      1. the mobile device on which the Merchant App is installed (and Tokenised ATM Card has been issued) has been accessed and/or used in an unauthorised manner; or
      2. any password(s) to the mobile device on which the Merchant App is installed (and Tokenised ATM Card has been issued), Merchant App password (if any), or other relevant security passwords or credentials, has been compromised (including unauthorised disclosure or modification);
      and shall, as soon as possible, reset such mobile device’s password(s), Merchant App password (if any), or other relevant security passwords or credentials.

    2D.4 Customer agrees that unless Customer has given notification to the Bank in accordance with paragraph 2D.3 above, paragraph 2.7.3 shall apply.

  • 3. OCBC Internet Banking Service

    3.1 The OCBC Internet Banking Service (which includes, without limitation, the OCBC mobile banking services, by whatever name designated and presently known as the OCBC Mobile Banking Service, and the OCBC voice banking services, by whatever name designated and presently known as the OCBC Banking Assistant, but does not include the OCBC phone banking services, by whatever name designated and presently known as the OCBC Phone Banking Service), enables the Customer to have access to the Account(s) and/or to effect certain banking and/or other transactions (including without limitation the transmission of instructions to the Bank, funds transfer, bill payments) by electronic means (including via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature (as defined in Clause 3G below)) via the use of Customer Terminals. Where the Customer requests for OCBC Internet Banking Service to be made available for the operation of any Account(s) or any other purpose, the Bank may at the Bank's discretion allocate an OCBC Internet Access Code (“ICode”) and OCBC Internet Access Personal Identification Number (“IPIN”) which the Bank shall notify to the Customer. The Customer may gain access to OCBC Internet Banking Service and/or the Account and/or any part thereof upon the correct input and/or use of the Access Credentials. The Customer agrees that the OCBC Internet Banking Service shall be extended to the Customer in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or such other terms and conditions which the Bank may notify to the Customer from time to time.

    3.2 The Customer shall not reveal the Access Credentials to any other party and shall take all necessary steps to prevent disclosure of the Access Credentials to any other party. In the event the Customer's ICode and/or IPIN is disclosed to or discovered by any other party, the Customer shall immediately change the same.

    3.3 The Customer agrees and acknowledges that any use of or access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service referable to, and any instructions identified by the Access Credentials (whether such access to or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service, or instruction, is authorised by the Customer or not) shall be deemed to be, as the case may be: (a) use of or access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service by the Customer; or (b) instructions transmitted or validly issued by the Customer. The Customer authorises the Bank to accept, follow and act upon all instructions that are attributable to the Access Credentials (whether such instructions are actually authorised by the Customer or not), including for additional Products and Services to be made available to the Customer, and the Bank shall not be liable for acting upon such instructions in good faith. The Bank shall neither be liable for acting upon such instructions nor be obliged to investigate the authenticity or authority of such persons effecting the instructions or verify the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of such instructions. Such instructions shall be deemed irrevocable and binding on the Customer upon the Bank's receipt notwithstanding any error, fraud, forgery, lack of clarity or misunderstanding in respect of the terms of such instructions and the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to effect, perform or process such instructions without the Customer's further consent and without any further reference or notice. The Bank shall be entitled but shall not be obliged to verify any instructions given via OCBC Internet Banking Service by online means or via telephone.
     
    3.4 The Customer may, from time to time, change the Customer's ICode, IPIN and/or such other Access Credentials as permitted by the Bank from time to time. The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank's absolute discretion to reject any number or alphabet selected by the Customer as the Customer's substitute ICode and/or IPIN without giving any reason therefor. The Customer's substitute ICode and/or IPIN shall take effect upon the Bank's confirmation and the Customer's use therefrom shall be governed by these Terms and Conditions. When selecting a substitute ICode and/or IPIN, the Customer shall refrain from selecting any series of consecutive or same or similar numbers or alphabets or any series of numbers or alphabets that may easily be ascertainable or identifiable with the Customer.

    3.5 The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank's absolute discretion to cancel the use of the Access Credentials and/or withdraw, restrict, suspend, vary or modify the OCBC Internet Banking Service (whether in whole or in part) and/or the mode(s), method(s) or channel(s) available for accessing the OCBC Internet Banking Service at any time without notice and without giving any reason therefor and the Bank shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss or damage as a result thereof.
     
    3.6 The Customer shall be wholly responsible for all transactions executed using the OCBC Internet Banking Service and attributable to the Access Credentials (whether such transactions executed using the OCBC Internet Banking Service were authorised by the Customer or not), which shall be binding on the Customer. The Bank may debit the Account(s) with the amount of any withdrawal or transfer in accordance with the Bank's record of transactions. All transactions arising from the use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service to operate designated Joint Account(s) shall be binding on all the Joint Account(s) holders (whether such transactions executed using the OCBC Internet Banking Service were authorised by any or all Joint Account holders or not).

    3.7 The Customer shall be responsible for obtaining and using the necessary software and/or equipment necessary to obtain access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service at the Customer's own risk and expense. The Customer shall also be responsible for the performance and security (including without limitation taking all necessary measures to the extent reasonably possible to prevent unauthorised use or access) of any Customer Terminal used by the Customer in connection with the OCBC Internet Banking Service. The Customer represents that the Customer Terminals through which access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service may be effected are free from any electronic, mechanical, data failure or corruption, computer viruses, bugs and/or other harmful or malicious software of any kind whatsoever. The Customer agrees that the Bank is not responsible for any electronic, mechanical failure or corruption, computer viruses, bugs and/or other harmful or malicious software of any kind whatsoever that may be attributable to services provided by any relevant internet service provider or information service provider. The Bank shall be entitled at the Bank's absolute discretion to upgrade, modify or alter the web-site or any software (including mobile applications) used for accessing OCBC Internet Banking Service at any time without notice and without giving any reason therefor. The Bank reserves the right not to support any prior version of software. The Customer shall be solely responsible and liable for all losses and consequences arising from or in connection with any failure by the Customer to comply with any of the foregoing. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, if the Customer fails to upgrade the relevant software or to use the enhanced version of software, the Bank shall not be liable for the consequences resulting therefrom.
     
    3.8 The Customer shall not use electronic mail to send or give instructions or directions to the Bank. The Bank may, but shall not be in any way obliged to, act on any such electronic mail instructions or directions in its sole and absolute discretion.

    3.9 The Customer accepts the Bank’s records of transactions as conclusive and binding for all purposes.

    3.10 The Customer acknowledges that all proprietary rights relating to and in connection with the OCBC Internet Banking Service (including without limitation the OCBC web-site) and all updates thereof, including without limitation title, trade mark rights, patent rights and copyright shall at all times vest and remain vested in the Bank.

    3.11 The Customer understands that the web-site or software (including mobile applications) used for accessing OCBC Internet Banking Service may contain links to web-sites or may embed software controlled or offered by third parties, or enable access to web-sites or software controlled or offered by third parties. The Bank hereby disclaims liability for any information, materials, products or services posted or offered at or by any of these third party web-sites or software. By creating a link or enabling access to these third party web-sites or software, the Bank does not endorse or recommend any product or service offered or information contained on these web-sites or by these software, or information fed by these third parties (including but not limited to stock quotes and foreign exchange rates) nor is the Bank liable for any failure of products or services offered or advertised at or by any of these third party web-sites or software.

    3.12 The Customer agrees that the Bank has granted the Customer only a non-exclusive licence to use the software relating to and in connection with the OCBC Internet Banking Service. This allows the Customer to use such software only for its intended purposes as provided hereunder. The Customer shall not disassemble, de-compile, copy, modify or reverse engineer any such software. Although the Bank shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the OCBC Internet Banking Service is secure and cannot be accessed by unauthorised third parties, the Bank does not warrant the security or confidentiality of any information transmitted through the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any relevant internet service provider.

    3.13 The Customer consents to the collection, storage, communication and processing of any of the Account(s) balance information by any means necessary for the Bank to maintain appropriate transaction and account records and to the release and transmission to and the retention by the relevant service providers of details of the Account(s), the Access Credentials, transaction information and other information to enable the Customer's use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service (whether in Singapore or elsewhere).

  • 3A. Security Devices and Access Credentials

    3A.1 In these Terms and Conditions:

    (a) “Access Credentials” means the ICode, IPIN, OTP, Fingerprint, Face ID, SingPass Access Means and/or any other form of electronic identification or device, issued, enabled or prescribed by or on behalf of the Bank for use by the Customer in accessing the OCBC Internet Banking Service.

    (b) “Customer Terminals” means computers, mobile devices or other access devices (including without limitation television), and shall be deemed to include Registered Mobile Devices.

    (c) “Face ID” means each facial identification enrolled by a Face Recognition Feature on a Registered Mobile Device.

    (d) “Face Recognition Features” means such third party face recognition features designated as such by the Bank from time to time.

    (c) “Fingerprint” means each fingerprint enrolled by a Fingerprint Recognition Feature on a Registered Mobile Device.

    (d) “Fingerprint Recognition Features” means such third party fingerprint recognition features designated as such by the Bank from time to time.

    (e) “OTP” means each one-time password valid for one session or transaction which will be issued by the Bank through the Security Device or delivered to the Customer’s designated telephone number via Short Message Service (SMS), or otherwise generated by or delivered via any other device, delivery channel or any means whatsoever, designated by the Bank at any time from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion.

    (f) “Registered Mobile Devices” means Bank-prescribed mobile devices enabled with the Fingerprint Recognition Features or Face Recognition Features, which have been registered by the Bank for certain aspects, features or services of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or other services prescribed by the Bank, in respect of an Account or Accounts of a particular Customer.

    (g) “Security Device” means any hardware, token or device that may be issued by or on behalf of the Bank, at any time from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of authenticating the Customer’s access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service.

    (h) “Transaction Signing” means the security measure which may require you to key in transaction-specific information (e.g. payee account number, payment amount) into a Security Device to generate an OTP in order to proceed with such transaction.

    (j) “Speech Recognition Features” means such third party speech recognition features designated as such by the Bank from time to time, for purposes that include the OCBC Banking Assistant voice banking service.

    3A.2 The Customer shall comply with all requirements, instructions and specifications relating to Security Devices and/or Access Credentials (including without limitation any registration and activation procedures) as may be prescribed by the Bank at any time and from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the Customer shall at no time (i) activate or attempt to activate or register a Security Device issued to another person to the Customer's ICode or (ii) permit a Security Device issued to the Customer to be activated or registered to the ICode of another person.

    3A.3 The Customer shall not reveal the Access Credentials to any other party and shall take all necessary steps to prevent disclosure of the Access Credentials to any other party. The Customer shall at no time and under no circumstances permit any Security Device issued to the Customer to fall into the possession or under the control of any other person. The Customer shall be solely responsible and liable for all losses and consequences arising from or in connection with any failure by the Customer to comply with any of the foregoing.

    3A.4 The Customer shall immediately notify the Bank (i) if a Security Device issued to Customer is lost or fails to function as intended, (ii) if the Customer has any knowledge or reason for suspecting that the security or confidentiality of any Access Credential or Security Device or Customer Terminal used by the Customer for the generation and/or reception of Access Credentials has been compromised or if there has been any unauthorised use of any Access Credentials or Security Device or such Customer Terminal or (iii) of any loss, replacement and/or change of number, as the case may be, of any mobile phone or other Customer Terminal or other device (as the case may be) used by the Customer for the generation and/or reception of Access Credentials. The Customer shall be solely responsible and liable for all losses and consequences arising from or in connection with any failure by the Customer to comply with any of the foregoing.
     
    3A.5 Where a Security Device issued to the Customer fails to function properly, the Bank's only obligation in respect of such Security Device shall be to replace the same with a new Security Device upon payment by Customer of a fee which shall be determined by the Bank in its sole and absolute discretion, save where the Bank is satisfied in its sole and absolute discretion that there is no contributory act or omission on the Customer's part causing or contributing to the Security Device's failure to function properly. Where a Security Device is lost by the Customer, the Bank may replace the same upon payment by Customer of a fee which shall be determined by the Bank in its sole and absolute discretion.
     
    3A.6 The Security Devices and the Access Credentials are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Bank shall have no liability in relation to any Security Device, Access Credentials or other device or delivery channel designated by the Bank for use for the generation, delivery and/or receipt for Access Credentials including, without limitation, liability for breach of any implied term as to satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for purpose and any loss or damages incurred or suffered arising from any failure by the Customer to keep secure and/or use the Security Device, Customer Terminal or other device in accordance with any instructions and other terms of the Bank. No warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, satisfactory quality, security or fitness for a particular purpose, is given in conjunction with the Security Devices, Access Credentials or other device or delivery channel designated by the Bank for use for the generation, delivery and/or receipt for Access Credentials.
     
    3A.7 The Bank shall be entitled at its sole and absolute discretion at any time from time to time to cancel without notice the use, or require the replacement or modification, of any Security Device, Customer Terminal or other device or delivery channel designated by the Bank for use for the generation, delivery and/or reception of Access Credentials without giving any reason therefor and the Bank shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss or damage as a result thereof.
     
    3A.8 All Security Devices provided to the Customer are and shall remain the property of OCBC Bank and the Customer shall return all Security Devices promptly upon request by OCBC Bank or upon cancellation or termination of OCBC Internet Banking Service. Security Devices must not be altered, tampered with, disassembled or in any way copied or modified, and must not be dealt with or exploited in any way. 

    3A.9 Notwithstanding any other agreement to the contrary, the Customer hereby consents for the Bank to disclose any information relating to the Customer or the Customer's Account to any of the Bank's subsidiaries, branches, agents, correspondents, agencies and representative offices which has a legitimate business purpose for obtaining such information, including without limitation offering the Customer products or services involving the use of any Security Device or Access Credential.

    Registered Mobile Device

    3A.10   Certain aspects, features or services of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or other specific services prescribed by the Bank are only available for use on Registered Mobile Devices. To access such aspects, features or services, the Customer is required to activate the relevant aspect, feature or service by registering the relevant Customer Terminal for such aspects, features or services, in accordance with the Bank’s latest instructions, procedures and directions.

    3A.11 The Bank owes no duty to verify that each Fingerprint or Face ID is the fingerprint or facial identification of the Customer, or that verbal instructions given under the OCBC Banking Assistant voice banking service is the voice of the Customer. All use and access of such aspects, features or services referable to any Fingerprint or Face ID (whether such access or use is authorised by the Customer or not) shall be deemed to be use or access of such aspects, features or services by the Customer.

    3A.12 The Customer agrees that the Fingerprint Recognition Feature, the Face Recognition Feature and the Speech Recognition Feature (as the case may be) are proprietary to third parties, and that its use shall be in accordance with the applicable terms and conditions of the third party provider of the relevant Fingerprint Recognition Feature, Face Recognition Feature and the Speech Recognition Feature (as the case may be). The Bank shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage, penalties or expenses arising directly or indirectly in connection with the use of any Fingerprint Recognition Feature, Face Recognition Feature, or Speech Recognition Feature (as the case may be) in conjunction with such aspects, features or services.

    3A.13   The Customer shall not enrol any third party fingerprint or facial identification or permit any third parties to enrol their fingerprints or facial identifications on the Registered Mobile Device, as doing so may enable such third parties to access the Customer’s Account through the OCBC Internet Banking Service or such other specific services prescribed by the Bank. Moreover, the Customer shall delete any third party fingerprints or facial identifications enrolled onto a mobile device prior to activating the relevant Fingerprint Recognition Feature or Face Recognition Feature for use in conjunction with the OCBC Internet Banking Service on the relevant mobile device.

  • 3B. OCBC Alert Notification Service

    3B.1 The Bank at its discretion may provide the OCBC Alert Notification Service (which includes, without limitation, the OCBC eAlerts Service (or by whatever name designated to it in the future) through electronic mail, facsimile, SMS or such other media as the Bank may deem appropriate.

    3B.2 The scope and features of the OCBC Alert Notification Service shall be as determined or specified by the Bank from time to time. The Bank shall be entitled to modify, expand or reduce the OCBC Alert Notification Service at any time and from time to time without notice as the Bank may deem fit without assigning any reason therefore.

    3B.3 Any notification provided by the Bank under the OCBC Alert Notification Service shall be transmitted or otherwise made available to the Customer at such times as the Bank may reasonably deem fit.

    3B.4 The Bank may contract with one or more third parties to provide, maintain or host the OCBC Alert Notification Service. The Customer acknowledges that, in providing the OCBC Alert Notification Service, the Bank will have to release and transmit the Customer’s information (including information relating to the Customer’s account(s) with the Bank) to such third parties. The Customer hereby agrees and consents to such release and transmission of its information to such third parties. The Customer further acknowledges that its information may be placed and stored in servers outside the Bank’s control and agrees that the Bank shall have no liability or responsibility for such storage.

    3B.5 A notification under the OCBC Alert Notification Service shall be considered to be sent by the Bank upon the broadcast of the notification by the third party to the contact particulars designated by the Customer for the purposes of the OCBC Alert Notification Service, regardless of whether such notification is actually received by the Customer. The Bank does not guarantee receipt of any notification under the OCBC Alert Notification Service by the Customer and the Customer understands and agrees that the Customer’s use of the OCBC Alert Notification Service is at the Customer’s own risk.

    3B.6 The Customer shall notify the Bank immediately of any change in its contact particulars designated by the Customer for the purposes of the OCBC Alert Notification Service. Where the Customer fails to inform the Bank of such change, the Bank shall not be responsible for any loss, damage or other consequence which the Customer may suffer as a result of any notification being sent to the Customer’s latest designated contact particulars in the Bank’s records.

    3B.7 All references to a time of day in any notification sent by the Bank under the OCBC Alert Notification Service are to Singapore time (unless otherwise specified by the Bank).

    3B.8 All notifications under the OCBC Alert Notification Service shall be from the Bank to the Customer only and the Customer should never attempt to communicate with the Bank by directing any communication to the sender’s contact number, address or other particulars which may be indicated on the notification.

    3B.9 The Customer agrees that the Bank, its directors, officers, employees and agents are not responsible for any losses or damages, including legal fees, that may arise, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from: (a) the non-delivery, delayed delivery, or the misdirected delivery of a notification under the OCBC Alert Notification Service; (b) any inaccurate or incomplete content in a notification under the OCBC Alert Notification Service; or (c) the reliance by the Customer on or use of the information provided in a notification under the OCBC Alert Notification Service for any purpose.

  • 3C. OCBC Online Security Guarantee

    3C.1 Without any admission of liability under any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, the Bank guarantees a full refund of any money that has transferred from a Customer’s Account via the OCBC Internet Banking Service, due to online fraud perpetrated by way of malicious software or viruses, subject to this Clause 3C (the "Guarantee").

    3C.2 The Customer can only make a claim on the Bank under the Guarantee provided the following conditions have been complied with:-

    (a) The Customer has kept the Access Credentials and Security Device (his 2- factor authentication token) completely confidential and secure at all times.

    (b) The Customer has not given his security details (including, the Access Credentials and Security Device) to any third party persons or web-sites.

    (c) The Customer equips his personal computer and mobile devices with the latest anti-virus, anti-malware and firewall software and the installed software is regularly updated and run with latest anti-virus signatures.

    (d) The Customer does not jailbreak, root or modify his mobile device, or install illegitimate mobile applications as this may render the device more prone to viruses and malware.

    (e) The Customer updates the Bank immediately when there is a change in contact details such as mobile number and email address, for the purposes of receiving SMS alerts or e-mail notifications for online banking transactions and activities.

    (f) In the circumstance where the Customer receives SMS or email alert(s) or notification(s) for transactions which he did not perform or is alerted on a change of daily withdrawal limit or the adding of a beneficiary for transfer to an account which is not authorised by the Customer, the Customer must inform the Bank immediately by calling the Bank’s customer service hotline.

    (g) The Customer does not use account services offered by third parties (other than the Bank) to access his banking accounts with the Bank (including account aggregation services provided by other financial institutions).

    (h) The Customer only downloads the OCBC Mobile Banking application from OCBC-designated sources.

    (i) The Customer informs the Bank the instant he is aware of any suspected fraud through his Account, including any compromise or loss of any of the Access Credentials and/or Security Devices.

    (j) The Customer has adhered to and complied with the safe security practices required by the Bank (described on Safeguarding Your Online Banking Access).

    (k) The Customer monitors his record of transactions regularly, and reports discrepancies to the Bank within 14 days from the date of his Statement of Account.

    (l) The Customer informs the Bank the instant he is aware of any suspected fraud through his Account, including any compromise or loss of his Access Code, PIN, Security Code and/or Security Device.

    (m) The Customer furnishes the Bank all information requested by the Bank and provides his full co-operation to the Bank, including working with relevant authorities.

    (n) The Customer complies with any and all of the procedures, requirements, restrictions, instructions or any additional conditions from the Bank pertaining to the access and use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service as may be issued by OCBC from time to time and/or posted on-line.

    3C.3 The Guarantee does not apply to the following:-

    (a) wealth management investment accounts and OCBC securities trading services;

    (b) transactions which were carried out with the knowledge and consent of the Customer, or transactions where the Customer has acted fraudulently, dishonestly or in a criminal manner, alone or with others;

    (c) capital gains, income and profits of any kind that might have been earned on any transaction that could not be completed as a consequence of the fraud;

    (d) any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages or economic loss, loss of profits, legal fees or loss of opportunity howsoever caused; and

    (e) loss of any interest, foreign exchange losses, overdraft charges and returned cheque fees that may incur.

    3C.4 The Guarantee may be suspended or withdrawn immediately by the Bank at any time by notice in writing.

  • 3D. SingPass Access Means (with effect from 26 June 2020)

    3D.1 In these Terms and Conditions:

    • SingPass Access Means” means such authentication, configuration, use and/or access procedures of the SingPass Platform enabled by the Bank to identify the Customer and/or for the purposes of allowing access to and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service, as the case may be; and

    • SingPass Platform” means the electronic identification service of the Government of Singapore known as "SingPass" as accessible through devices, websites, applications channels or platforms, as may be designated by the Government of Singapore from time to time.

    3D.2 To use the SingPass Access Means, the Customer needs to have a valid account on the SingPass Platform and access to the SingPass Platform.

    3D.3 Without prejudice to any other terms and conditions, the SingPass Access Means is provided ‘as-is’ for the Customer’s convenience and the SingPass Platform is owned and/or operated by third parties. The SingPass Platform and the SingPass Access Means are not under the Bank’s control and the Bank is not liable for any errors, omissions, delays, defamation, libel, slander, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, inaccuracy or any other objectionable material contained in the contents, or the consequences of using and/or accessing, the SingPass Platform and/or the SingPass Access Means. The Bank does not endorse or verify the SingPass Platform or the SingPass Access Means and the Customer agrees that his or her access to or use of such SingPass Platform and/or SingPass Access Means is entirely at the Customer’s own risk.

    3D.4 Without prejudice to any other terms and conditions, the Bank shall not be liable to the Customer for any loss, damages or expenses (including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages or economic loss or any claims for loss of profits or loss of use) whatsoever or howsoever caused (regardless of the form of action) arising directly or indirectly in connection with any access, use and/or inability to access or use the SingPass Platform and/or the SingPass Access Means.

    3D.5 The Customer acknowledges that certain aspects, features or services of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or other specific services of the Bank may not be available to the Customer if the Customer’s access to the relevant service (including the OCBC Internet Banking Service) is via the SingPass Access Means. To access such aspects, features or services, the Customer may be required to further input and/or use other the Access Credentials in accordance with the Bank’s latest instructions, procedures and directions.

    3D.6 The Customer shall immediately notify the Bank if the Customer has any knowledge or reason for suspecting that the security or confidentiality of his / her SingPass Access Means has been compromised.

  • 3E. OCBC Internet Banking Linkage (with effect from 26 June 2020)

    3E.1 In these Terms and Conditions:

    1. GroupCo” means a subsidiary or related corporation of the Bank. A list of subsidiaries and related corporations of the Bank is accessible at https://www.ocbc.com/group/who-we-are/group-business.html;
    2. GroupCo Access Credentials” means any electronic identification or device prescribed by or on behalf of a GroupCo for use by the Customer in accessing and/or using the GroupCo Services;
    3. GroupCo Account” means any and all accounts opened by and/or continued to be maintained by the Customer with a GroupCo;
    4. GroupCo Services” means the services offered and provided by a GroupCo in relation to a GroupCo Account; 
    5. OCBC Access Credentials” means any form of electronic identification or device, issued or prescribed by or on behalf of the Bank for use by the Customer in accessing and/or using the OCBC Internet Banking Service; and
    6. OCBCAccount” means such account(s) which the Customer may have with the Bank whether alone or jointly with any other person(s) and includes savings accounts, current account, time deposits, structured deposits and any other type of account which may be offered by the Bank from time to time.

    3E.2 The Customer acknowledges and consents that the Bank has the absolute discretion, but not the obligation, to link the Customer’s GroupCo Account with the OCBC Internet Banking Service, which is provided to Customers with OCBC Account(s) (the “OCBC Internet Banking Linkage”). GroupCo and Bank will be sharing certain information for the purposes of determining whether the Customer is a common customer of the GroupCo and Bank, the establishment of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage, and/or in connection with other aspects of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage.

     

    3E.3 Clauses 3.7, 3.11, 3A and 4.2 of these Terms and Conditions shall be applicable to the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage and shall be read as if references to “OCBC Internet Banking Service” includes “OCBC Internet Banking Linkage”.

     

    3E.4 The OCBC Internet Banking Linkage enables the Customer to gain access to information of the relevant GroupCo Account and to access and/or use the GroupCo Services, via the OCBC Internet Banking Service, through the Customer’s signing in to only the OCBC Internet Banking Service (i.e. the Customer is not required to further sign in using the GroupCo Access Credentials). To access and/or use such aspects, features or services of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage, the Customer is required to activate the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage by accepting the terms and conditions for the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage, in accordance with the GroupCo’s and the Bank’s latest instructions, procedures and directions.

     

    3E.5 The Customer agrees to, and will access and/or use the GroupCo Services according to, the terms and conditions governing the Customer’s access and/or use of the GroupCo Services. The Customer agrees that it is the Customer’s responsibility to check and read the most up-to-date versions of the terms and conditions governing the access and/or of the GroupCo Services and the Customer is hereby deemed to have notice of the same.

     

    3E.6 Where the relevant GroupCo Services enables the Customer to effect transactions (which may include, without limitation, trading transactions), the Customer shall be wholly responsible for all transactions effected through the use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service which are referable to the OCBC Access Credentials, whether or not such transactions are made with the Customer’s knowledge, authority or consent. The Bank shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage, penalties or expenses arising directly or indirectly in connection with the Customer’s use of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage that is referable to the OCBC Access Credentials. The Customer further acknowledges that the Bank is not responsible for any transactions or communications made between the Customer and GroupCo and/or between the Customer and third parties via the GroupCo Services. All transactions arising from the use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service to operate designated joint account(s) shall be binding on the joint account(s) holders (whether such transactions executed using the OCBC Internet Banking Service were authorised by any or all joint account holders or not).

    3E.7 Information Sharing

    1. The Customer consents to the release and transmission to and the use and retention by the relevant GroupCo of details of its OCBC Account (including accounts that may be opened in the future with the Bank) and other information necessary for or relevant to the provision of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage (including the verification of the Customer’s identity). 
    2. The Customer consents to the release and transmission to and the use and retention by the Bank of details of its GroupCo Account (including accounts that may be opened in the future with GroupCo) and other information necessary for or relevant to the provision of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage (including the verification of the Customer’s identity). 
    3. Information sharing for the purposes of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage shall include (but shall not be limited to) the following types of information: (i) the fact that the Customer has a GroupCo Account or (as the case may be) OCBC Account and user IDs comprised in the GroupCo Access Credentials or (as the case may be) OCBC Access Credentials; (ii) the Customer’s identification document issuing country; (iii) the Customer’s date of birth; (iv) unless prohibited by mandatory laws, the Customer’s identification number; (v) the Customer’s most up-to-date contact details (including the Customer’s e-mail address, mobile number, home number and address); and (vi) your other personal data. 

    3E.8 The Customer acknowledges that certain aspects, features or services of the relevant GroupCo Services may not be available for access and/or use through the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage. To access such aspects, features or services, the Customer may be required to sign in using its GroupCo Access Credentials or access the GroupCo Services directly from the relevant GroupCo platform (e.g. GroupCo’s mobile application or website), in accordance with the Bank’s and/or the GroupCo’s latest instructions, procedures and directions. 

    3E.9 Without prejudice to any of the Bank’s rights and remedies, the Bank reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Customer’s access to and use of the OCBC Internet Banking Linkage at its sole discretion and without prior notice to the Customer.

  • 3F. Electronic Signature Feature (with effect from 18 September 2020)

    3F.1 In these terms and conditions:

    1. Electronic Signature” means the electronic signature captured or recorded through the Electronic Signature Feature in such form as may be prescribed by the Bank (including but not limited to graphical signatures captured via a touch screen, stylus or mouse).

    2. Electronic Signature Feature” means the interface, feature or processes adopted by the Bank to facilitate electronic signing of documents by the Customer in connection with the access and use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service.

    3. Signature Specimen” means the specimen or initial Electronic Signature that is attributed to the Customer within the Bank’s records, which may be obtained by the Bank as part of the on-boarding of the Customer for OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof, or as the Bank may require the Customer to generate or provide from time to time.

    3F.2 Where Bank offers Electronic Signature Feature to effect banking and/or other transactions:

    1. The Bank may, in its sole discretion, make available to the Customer the Electronic Signature Feature, as part of the OCBC Internet Banking Service, for the Customer to sign certain documents via electronic means.
    2. Authentication Step: Prior to the Bank making available the Electronic Signature Feature to the Customer, the Customer may be required to complete an authentication step through such means as may be prescribed by the Bank from time to time (such as the correct input and/or use of the Customer’s Access Credentials).
    3. Once the Customer has completed the authentication step described above, the Bank may in its discretion provide the Electronic Signature Feature to the Customer as follows:
      1. The Bank may create and share documents displaying input fields on pages of the relevant document or online forms with input fields where the Electronic Signature may be used.

      2. The Customer may accept or decline a request by the Bank to sign a document(s) electronically. By accepting such request, Customer indicates the Customer’s express agreement to use the Electronic Signature Feature in such manner required by the Bank and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. After the Customer accepts such request, the Customer may electronically sign such document with the Electronic Signature according to the instructions as may be prescribed by the Bank through the Electronic Signature Feature from time to time, and transmit or send back to the Bank such document with the Electronic Signature attached or applied into the input fields (the “Electronically Signed Document”).

      3. The Bank shall have the absolute discretion to process the Electronic Signature and decide to accept or reject the Electronically Signed Document as being fully and properly executed. If the Bank is satisfied that the Electronic Signature in the Electronically Signed Document matches the Signature Specimen of the Customer, the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to deem the Electronically Signed Document to be fully signed and properly executed and the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to proceed to effect, perform or process any banking or other transaction authorised by such Electronically Signed Document without the Customer’s further consent and without any further reference or notice to the relevant Customer. The Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to take no further action with respect to such Electronically Signed Document for any reason whatsoever (including where the Bank is not satisfied that the Electronic Signature in the Electronically Signed Document matches the Signature Specimen of the relevant Customer). The Customer hereby acknowledges and agrees that unless the Customer receives confirmation that the Bank has carried out the Customer’s instruction or order, the giving of any instructions or orders in the Electronically Signed Document does not guarantee the successful and complete execution or effecting of such instruction or order and the Bank shall not be liable for any loss, damage or expense which thereby arises. The Customer shall contact the Bank for the status of its instruction or order.

    4. Signature Specimen: In order for the Customer to use the Electronic Signature Feature, the Bank may require the Customer to have a Signature Specimen on record with the Bank. The Customer acknowledges that the Bank shall not be obliged to make available the Electronic Signature Service to the Customer where the Bank does not have in its records the Signature Specimen.

    5. The Customer agrees and acknowledges that when the Customer uses Electronic Signature Feature for electronic signing, the Customer may be entering into contracts, authorising transactions or giving instructions that may be legally binding. The Customer understands that it shall give careful consideration before proceeding with the use of the Electronic Signature Feature.

    6. Where the Electronic Signature Feature enables the Customer to effect banking and/or other transactions, the Customer shall be wholly responsible for all transactions effected through the use of the Electronic Signature Feature which are referable to the Electronic Signature, whether or not such transactions are made with the Customer’s knowledge, authority or consent. The Bank shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage, penalties or expenses arising directly or indirectly in connection with the Customer’s use of the Electronic Signature Feature that is referable to the Electronic Signature. All transactions arising from the use of the Electronic Signature Feature to operate designated joint account(s) shall be binding on the joint account(s) holders (whether such transactions executed using the Electronic Signature Feature were authorised by any or all joint account holders or not).

    7. Without prejudice to any of the Bank’s rights and remedies, the Bank reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Customer’s access to and use of the Electronic Signature Feature (or any part thereof) at its sole discretion and without prior notice to the Customer.
  • 3G. Access to OCBC Internet Banking Service on GroupCo Platform (with effect from 2 October 2020)

    3G.1    In these Terms and Conditions, “GroupCo Platform” means such website, software (including mobile applications) or other electronic platform owned and/or operated by or on behalf of a GroupCo through which such GroupCo offers and/or provides its GroupCo Services from time to time.

    3G.2 The Customer acknowledges and consents that the Bank has the absolute discretion, but not the obligation, to provide the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via a hyperlink and/or frame on a GroupCo Platform from time to time (such hyperlink and/or frame, the “GroupCo Platform Access Feature”). The Customer also acknowledges that the Bank has the absolute discretion to determine the manner of presentation of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature (as it appears on the relevant GroupCo Platform). To access and/or use the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature, the Customer needs to have a valid GroupCo Account (with the relevant GroupCo) and be a valid user of the OCBC Internet Banking Service. The relevant GroupCo and the Bank will be sharing certain information for the purposes of determining whether the Customer is a common customer of such GroupCo and Bank and to enable the Bank to provide the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature.

    3G.3 This Clause 3G shall apply to the Customer’s access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature to the Customer and to instructions and orders given by the Customer through the GroupCo Platform Access Feature.

    3G.4 Access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature

    • To access and/or use the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature, the Customer is required to sign in to the GroupCo Platform using the relevant GroupCo Access Credentials (and such sign-in, together with the use of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature, will also serve as the Customer’s sign-in to the OCBC Internet Banking Service) and is not required to further sign in using his Access Credentials.

    • Prior to any access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature, the Bank may require the relevant GroupCo to provide confirmation to the Bank that the correct GroupCo Access Credentials have been used to access the GroupCo Platform. The Bank is not obliged to process any instruction, order or input referable to any security credentials that have not been confirmed by the relevant GroupCo.
    • All records of transactions, order entries, keystrokes or other data input from the Customer generated by the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and/or recorded, kept or maintained by the Bank shall be binding on the Customer and shall be conclusive evidence of the Customer’s input. All transactions arising from the use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature to operate designated joint account(s) shall be binding on the joint account(s) holders (whether such transactions executed using the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature were authorised by any or all joint account holders or not).

    • The Customer shall be bound by any access and/or instruction, order or input referable to the relevant GroupCo Access Credentials in respect of all communications and transactions in relation to the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof through the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and the Customer agrees that the relevant GroupCo shall be entitled to act upon, rely on and/or hold the Customer responsible in respect thereof as if the same were carried out or transmitted by the Customer. The Customer agrees that any instruction, order or input referable to the relevant GroupCo Access Credentials as confirmed to the Bank by the relevant GroupCo (whether such instruction, order or input is authorised by the Customer or not) is irrevocable and binding on the Customer upon transmission through the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to effect, perform or process such instruction, order or input which the Bank has received through the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature without the Customer’s further consent and without further reference or notice to the Customer. Without prejudice to the foregoing, all references to “Access Credentials” in Clauses 3.1, 3.3, 3.6, 3A.4, 3C.2(a), 3C.2(b), 3C.2(i) and 4.2(b) of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to, in respect of the Customer’s access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature, include the relevant GroupCo Access Credentials.


    3G.5 The Customer agrees to, and will access and/or use the GroupCo Platform and GroupCo Services according to such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the relevant GroupCo in relation to the access and/or use of the GroupCo Platform and GroupCo Services.

    3G.6 The Customer agrees that any and all provisions relating to his access and/or use of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof shall continue to apply where instructions (including instructions relating to any transactions) are issued, transmitted and/or received through the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature.

    3G.7 Information Sharing 

    (a) The Customer consents to the release and transmission to and the use and retention by the relevant GroupCo of details of its OCBC Account (including accounts that may be opened in the future with the Bank) and other information necessary for or relevant to the establishment of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and/or the provision of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature (including the verification of the Customer’s identity).

    (b) The Customer consents to the release and transmission to and the use and retention by the Bank of details of its GroupCo Account (including accounts that may be opened in the future with GroupCo) and other information necessary for or relevant to the establishment of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and/or the provision of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature (including the verification of the Customer’s identity).

    (c) Information sharing for the purposes of the establishment of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature and/or the provision of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof via the GroupCo Platform Access Feature shall include (but shall not be limited to) the following types of information: (i) the fact that the Customer has a OCBC Account or (as the case may be) GroupCo Account and user IDs comprised in the Access Credentials or (as the case may be) relevant GroupCo Access Credentials; (ii) customer information file numbers of the Customer in respect of the Customer’s OCBC Account or (as the case may be) relevant GroupCo Account; and (iii) the Customer’s other personal data.

    3G.8 The Customer acknowledges that certain aspects, features or services of the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof may not be available for access and/or use through the GroupCo Platform Access Feature. To access such aspects, features or services, the Customer may be required to sign in using the Access Credentials or access the OCBC Internet Banking Service or any part thereof directly through such other electronic means as may be prescribed by the Bank from time to time, in accordance with the Bank’s latest instructions, procedures and directions.

    3G.9 The Customer agrees and acknowledges that the relevant GroupCo reserves the right to terminate or suspend his access to and use of the GroupCo Platform Access Feature at its sole discretion and without prior notice to the Customer.

  • 4. General

    4.1 Interpretation; Application of Other Terms

    (a) Where Products are made available to the Customer by the Bank on separate terms, those terms shall be read in conjunction with these Terms and Conditions. In the event of any conflict, the specific terms applicable to the relevant Products shall prevail.

    (b) These Terms and Conditions shall be read in conjunction with, where applicable, the OCBC Terms and Conditions Governing Deposit Accounts and the Terms and Conditions Governing OCBC Electronic Statements. In the event of any conflict, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail over the Terms and Conditions Governing Deposit Accounts.

    (c) The Customer is required to follow such notices, guidelines and other instructions (such as operating rules and policies) relating to the use of the OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC Internet Banking Service and OCBC Alert Notification Service as the Bank may issue from time to time.

    4.2 Indemnity

    The OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC Internet Banking Service and OCBC Alert Notification Service are provided “as is” and “as available”. Except as otherwise expressly stated, no implied or statutory warranties, including but not limited to the warranties of accuracy, adequacy, completeness, non-infringement, timeliness, quality, merchantability, currency, reliability, performance, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or continued availability, are given in conjunction with the said Services. The Bank shall not be liable for and the Customer shall indemnify the Bank and keep the Bank indemnified against any consequences, claims, proceedings, losses, damages or expenses (including all legal costs on an indemnity basis) whatsoever and howsoever caused that may arise or be incurred by the Bank in providing the OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC Internet Banking Service and/or OCBC Alert Notification Service to the Customer, whether or not arising from or in connection with and including but not limited to the following:

    (a) the Bank taking any instructions and acting upon them;

    (b) the improper or unauthorised use of any of OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC Internet Banking Service or OCBC Alert Notification Service, and/or any of the Customer's Vocal Password, Phone Code, T-PIN, ATM Card, ATM-PIN, Tokenised ATM Card, the Access Credentials or Security Devices;

    (c) any damage to (i) any OCBC ATM as a result of any improper or unauthorised use by the Customer or (ii) the Customer Terminals, related facilities or software as a result of access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service, or any loss of or damage to any Security Device;

    (d) any act or omission by any relevant internet service provider;

    (e) any delay or failure in any transmission, despatch or communication facilities; or

    (f) any access (or inability or delay in accessing) and/or use of the OCBC Phone Banking Service, OCBC ATM Service, OCBC Alert Notification Service and/or any browser to allow access to the OCBC Internet Banking Service or for any defect in any such browser.

    4.3 Communications with the Customer

    4.3.1 The Customer shall notify the Bank in writing (or, in such other mode(s) and/or methods agreed by the Bank from time to time) of any change in the Customer’s particulars.

    4.3.2 Subject to Clause 4.3.4 below, any statement, advice, confirmation, notice, demand and all other correspondence by the Bank under these Terms and Conditions (the “Correspondence”) shall be served on the Customer:-

    (a) (where the Customer is an individual) on the Customer (or the Customer’s personal representatives) personally or (where the Customer is a corporation or partnership) on any of the Customer’s officers or partners personally;

    (b) by sending it to the Customer or to any of the Customer’s officers or partners (as the case may be) at the Customer’s last address registered with the Bank; or

    (c) by telex or facsimile addressed in any such manner as aforesaid to the Customer’s telex or facsimile address last registered with the Bank.

    The Correspondence shall be deemed to have been delivered on the day it was delivered personally or transmitted by telex or facsimile or if sent by post on the day following posting.

    4.3.3 In the case of Joint Accounts, any notice served in accordance herewith on one of the Customers shall be deemed validly served on all the Customers.

    4.3.4 The terms and conditions in the Terms and Conditions Governing OCBC Electronic Statements shall apply to all Customers and the Customer hereby accepts and agrees to be bound by all the relevant terms and conditions set out in the Terms and Conditions Governing OCBC Electronic Statements including any amendments or revisions made to such terms and conditions.

    4.4. Amendment(s)

    4.4.1 The Bank may at any time at its absolute discretion and upon written notice to the Customer, amend any one or more of these terms and conditions. Such amendment(s) shall take effect from the date stated in the notice, which in most instances, shall be no less than 30 days from the date of the notice.

    4.4.2 Where the Customer continues to use the Service(s) after such notification, the Customer shall be deemed to have agreed with and accepted the amendments. If the Customer does not accept any such amendments, the Customer shall forthwith discontinue use of the Service(s).

    4.4.3 In the event that the Bank decides in its absolute discretion to discontinue the provision of any of the Services governed by these terms and conditions permanently, the Bank shall give written notice of such discontinuation to the Customer. Such discontinuation shall take effect from the date stated in the notice, which in most instances, shall be no less than 30 days from the date of the notice.

    4.4.4 The Bank may notify the Customer of any changes to these terms and conditions by:-

    (a) publishing such changes in the statements of account to be sent to the Customer;

    (b) displaying such changes at the Bank’s branches or ATMs;

    (c) posting such changes on the Bank’s web-site;

    (d) electronic mail or letter;

    (e) publishing such changes in any newspapers; or

    (f) such other means of communication as the Bank may determine in its absolute discretion.

    4.5 Waiver

    No failure or delay by the Bank in exercising or enforcing any right or option under these Terms and Conditions shall operate as a waiver thereof or limit, prejudice or impair the Bank’s right to take any action or to exercise any right as against the Customer or render the Bank responsible for any loss or damage arising therefrom.

    4.6 Severability

    If any one or more of the provisions in these Terms and Conditions are deemed invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in any respect under any applicable law, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not in any way be affected or impaired.

    4.7 Third Party Rights

    A person who is not a party to any agreement governed by these Terms and Conditions has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Chapter 53B) to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions.

    4.8 Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

    These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore but in enforcing these Terms and Conditions the Bank is at liberty to initiate and take actions or proceedings or otherwise against the Customer in the Republic of Singapore or elsewhere as the Bank may deem fit, and the Customer hereby agrees that where any actions or proceedings are initiated and taken in the Republic of Singapore, the Customer shall submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of the Republic of Singapore in all matters connected with the Customer’s obligations and liabilities under or arising out of these Terms and Conditions.