UOB Cardmembers Agreement

Please be informed that with effect from 1 September 2017, the UOB Cardmember Agreement for Corporate Cards has been replaced with UOB Corporate Cardmember Agreement. Please click here for more details.

This document sets out the general terms and conditions which will apply to credit cards we may agree to provide to you from time to time. These terms and conditions are binding on you therefore it is important that you read and understand this document. Please refer to Clause 13 (Meaning of Words) for the definitions of some of the words used in this document.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction 12.5 Payee Corporation
2. The Card 12.6 Right of Set-Off
3. Your Liability and Responsibility 12.7 Conclusive Evidence
4. Credit Limit 12.8 Disclosure
5. Cash Advance 12.9 Indemnity
6. Payments 12.10 Waiver
7. Suspension/ Cancellation/ Termination 12.11 Change of This Agreement
8. Interest, Fees and Charges 12.12 Impairment of Terms
9. Statements of Account 12.13 Illegality
10. Exclusion of Liability 12.14 Assignment
11. Supplementary Card 12.15 The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act;
12. General 12.16 Applicable Law and Proceedings
  12.1 Act in Good Faith 12.17 Service of Documents
  12.2 Your Contact Details 12.18 General Construction and Interpretation
  12.3 Notices and Communication 13. Meaning of Words
  12.4 Recording   Appendix 1 – Fees and Charges Guide

1.1 The terms and conditions set out herein (“this Agreement”) apply to Cards we may issue you from time to time.

1.2 Each Card may have its own additional set of terms and conditions. The terms in this Agreement will not apply to the extent that they are inconsistent with, or expressly overridden by, the additional terms of a specific Card.

1.3 By applying for the Card, you agree to be bound by all the terms in this Agreement because you are deemed to have already read, understood and accepted each and every term. The terms in this Agreement and amendments made to them from time to time shall apply to:-

  1. any Card already issued to you;
  2. any Card and Service we may provide you with from time to time; and
  3. each time you make use of the Cards and Services.

Issue of Cards and PIN

2.1 After we have accepted your Card application, you can collect the Card personally, or we can send the Card and its PIN to you (which will be at your own risk) by ordinary post or in any other manner. For Cards in electronic form, we will provide you with instructions on how to enable the Card. We cannot be responsible for the Card or the PIN after it is collected or sent.

 

Signature

2.2 When you receive your Card you must sign it immediately.

 

Currency of Transaction

2.3 If a Card transaction is made in a foreign (non-Singapore dollar) currency, we will convert the transaction amount into Singapore dollars according to our usual practice. The conversion charges are set out in the Fees and Charges guide.

 

The Card Belongs to Us

2.4 The Card remains our property. You must not transfer the Card or lose custody or possession of it. When we ask you to return the Card, you must promptly cut it in half (for your protection) and return it to us. For Cards in electronic form, you must remove it from your mobile wallet in any and all Equipment you had the Card installed.

 

Mobile Wallet

2.5 For registration, access and/or use of the Mobile Wallet, please refer to the UOB Mobile Wallet Terms & Conditions. You must agree to the terms of this Agreement and the UOB Mobile Wallet Terms & Conditions.

3.1 Only you as the authorised user can make transactions with the Card. You are responsible:

  1. for all transactions made using the Card or the Card number including transactions made or instructions given by an Authorised Person or using any ATM;
  2. for ensuring that you, the Authorised Person, and Supplementary Cardmember comply with all the terms in this Agreement and all the terms that apply to your Card Account and all Accounts and Services that may be operated by or accessed using the Card; and
  3. for any loss suffered as a result of failure to comply with all the terms in this Agreement and all the terms that apply to your Card Account and all Accounts and Services that may be operated by or accessed using the Card.

 

3.2 You and any Authorised Person must:-

  1. not use any Card for any unlawful activity (for example, purchasing illegal goods or services) in any country;
  2. not use any Card to make any transaction that would cause the Credit Limit to be exceeded;
  3. not use or try to use any Card after the Card Account is closed, or after we tell you that the Card has been cancelled, or after we withdraw the use of the Card;
  4. provide to us, the information and documents we may need from time to time in connection with the use of any Card;
  5. cooperate with us in any investigation or litigation in connection with the use of any Card; and
  6. ensure that the Card is not defaced, damaged, bent, modified or tampered with in any way.

 

Security

3.3 You and any Authorised Person must:-

  1. keep the PIN secret and confidential at all times;
  2. do all that is necessary to keep the PIN safe and prevent fraudulent or unauthorised access to or use of your Card and Card Account. Ways of protecting your PIN include:-
    • memorising the PIN and not writing it down or recording it anywhere;
    • after (i) above, immediately destroying the advice issued for/with the PIN;
    • not telling anyone the PIN or letting anyone find out what it is;
    • when selecting a PIN, not selecting an obvious word or number or one that can be guessed easily or one that has been used before;
    • changing the PIN regularly;

  3. report to us as soon as you:-
    • become aware that the PIN is lost;
    • suspect that someone else knows the PIN;
    • suspect or become aware that there has been unauthorised use of your Card or access to the Card Account; and
    • change your personal particulars (for example, your identification and contact details).

Lost or Stolen Card / Disclosure of PIN

3.4 If the Card is lost or stolen or the PIN is disclosed, your Liability will be limited to S$100-00 but only if you take all of the following steps:-

  1. you immediately notify us of the loss or theft or disclosure of the PIN;
  2. you take all reasonable steps to help recover or stop the use of the Card;
  3. you give us a police report or a legal document called a statutory declaration in the form approved by us and any other document or information we require; and
  4. you have established, and we are satisfied that, you have not by your acts or omissions (directly or indirectly) caused or contributed to the occurrence of the loss, theft or disclosure of the PIN and the loss, theft or disclosure of the PIN is not due to your negligence, fraudulent act or default.


3.5 If the Card is lost or stolen or the PIN is disclosed, you will be responsible:-

  1. for all transactions made by anyone using your Card until we receive your notification of its loss, theft or disclosure of the PIN; and
  2. for notifying the Payee Corporation with whom you have any standing payment arrangement to stop all direct debits to the Card or the Card Account.


3.6 We may issue a replacement Card or new PIN which will be on terms we stipulate.


3.7 If the lost or stolen Card is recovered, you must promptly cut it in half and return it to us as it cannot be used anymore.

4.1 The Credit Limit is an overall limit that applies to all Cards issued to you or for your Card Account. We may change the Credit Limit at any time without prior notice to you. You must ensure that the Credit Limit is not exceeded at all times.

Calculating if Credit Limit is Exceeded

4.2 When we calculate if you have exceeded your Credit Limit, we take into account:-

  1. the amount of any Card transaction made using all Cards (including transactions made with any Supplementary Card and transactions that have not yet been reflected in the statement of your Card Account);
  2. interest, fees, accrued finance and other charges; and
  3. any authorisation given to a Payee Corporation or any other party in connection with a proposed transaction using the Card.

4.3 We may, but need not, act on or allow any instruction or transaction which would result in the Credit Limit being exceeded, and if we were to act on or allow such instruction or transaction, you shall be responsible for the act or transaction carried out.


If Credit Limit Is Exceeded

4.4 If the Credit Limit is exceeded we can refuse to authorise any further Card transaction and you must immediately pay us the amount in excess of the Credit Limit.

4.5 You must pay a fee if the total outstanding Card Account balance exceeds the total Credit Limit at any time (for details, please refer to the Fees and Charges guide).

Getting a Cash Advance

Most Cards may be used to request for cash advance of certain amounts and currencies at our counters and ATMs, and at the counters of other banks and their ATMs.

6.1 You must ensure that all payments are received by us on the due date in full, in immediately available funds, and in the currency in which they are due.

Pay By Due Date

6.2 You must pay the outstanding Card Account balance or the amount of minimum payment specified in your Card statement (“minimum payment”), on or before the due date specified in your Card statement.

 

What Happens If You Do Not Pay in Full

6.3 If we do not receive in full the amount you owe us or the minimum payment on or before the due date specified in your Card statement:-

  1. you must pay late payment charges and interest on the unpaid amount (for details, please refer to the Fees and Charges guide); and
  2. we may suspend the use of any one or all Cards.


6.4 If we receive only the minimum payment by the due date specified in your Card statement, you must pay interest on any amount remaining unpaid (for details, please refer to the Fees and Charges guide).

6.5 If the minimum payment due on your Card Account is not received by us on or before the due date specified in your Card statement ("Due Date"):

  1. you must also pay additional interest on top of the prevailing interest, on the unpaid amount from the date of the next Card statement following the Due Date (for details, please refer to the Fees and Charges guide); and
  2. such additional interest will continue to apply unless and until the respective minimum payment(s) specified in two consecutive Card statements following the Due Date is paid on or before the respective due dates specified in those two consecutive Card statements.

 

Calculation of Minimum Payment

6.6 The minimum payment is determined based on the amount of outstanding Card Account balance:-

 

Amount of outstanding Card
Account balance
Minimum Payment
less than S$50-00 outstanding Card Account balance
equal to or more than S$50-00 but
does not exceed Credit Limit
3% of outstanding Card Account balance
or S$50-00 whichever is higher, plus any overdue amounts
exceeds Credit Limit 3% of Credit Limit, plus excess over Credit Limit,
plus any overdue amounts

6.7 If we receive less than the minimum payment by the due date specified in your Card statement, the amount of minimum payment unpaid will be added to the amount of the following month’s minimum payment.

Currency of Payment

6.8 You must pay us in Singapore dollars. If any payment received or recovered is in a foreign currency, we will convert such payment into Singapore dollars at the prevailing rate of exchange we use. You agree to indemnify us for any shortfall and will take full responsibility for any Loss and bear all the risks arising from the currency conversion.


Application of Payments

6.9 We may apply payments received by us in any order of priority and in any manner we think fit.

 

Payment In Full When We Request

6.10 Notwithstanding any term in this Agreement, we may demand from you at any time immediate repayment of any amount you owe us.

 

No Deductions

6.11 You are responsible for:-

  1. ensuring that all payments you make are free and clear of and without any deduction or withholding in respect of any tax or levy unless the deduction or withholding is required by law. If you are required by law to make deductions or withholdings, you must ensure that the amount we receive is equal to the amount we would have received without the deduction or withholding; and
  2. reimbursing us for goods and services tax (by any name it is called) that we are required to collect, on any payment made.


Discretion to handle credit balance in card account

6.12 We shall be entitled to pay the credit balance (if any) on the card account to the Principal Cardmember (or to the Principal Cardmember’s executor(s) or administrator(s) in the event of the Principal Cardmember’s death) and shall not be obligated to enquire about the beneficial rights to such funds. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing and subject to clause 11.11, if the credit balance on the card account is at any time equal to or more than S$50,000, we shall be entitled to

  1. transfer all or any part of such credit balance on the card account by way of funds transfer to any of the Principal Cardmember’s banking account(s) with us; or
  2. pay all or any part of such credit balance by such mode as we determine appropriate including by way of cashier’s order to the Principal Cardmember.

Suspend Card / Refuse Card Transaction

7.1 We may at any time:-

  1. refuse to authorise any Card transaction;
  2. suspend or terminate the use of any Card;
  3. suspend or end the Card Account;
  4. change, de-activate or revoke the use of the PIN; or
  5. refuse to re-issue, renew or replace any Card, without the need to give you our reasons for doing so.

 

Termination by You

7.2 You may terminate the Card and Card Account only if:-

  1. we receive your notice to do so; and
  2. you return the Card to us cut in half for your protection; and
  3. suspend or end the Card Account;

Termination by Us

7.3 Notwithstanding anything, we may close and revoke any one or all Cards, the Card Account and Services, with or without notice to you, if:-

  1. you do not follow our instructions in connection with the Cards, Card Account or Services or you do not comply with any applicable law;
  2. we believe you have (i) offered, promised or given any bribe; or (ii) agreed to receive or accepted any bribe;
  3. in our opinion, any Card or any Card Account is not operated in a proper or regular manner;
  4. in our opinion, a banking relationship with you is no longer appropriate;
  5. you threaten to breach or you have breached, any term in this Agreement, or any other agreement whether relating to the borrowing of funds or the granting of advances or credit or otherwise;
  6. you have given us untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information;
  7. you do not pay on time any amount due to us;
  8. you pass away or become incapacitated;
  9. you become insolvent or bankrupt or subject to judicial proceedings;
  10. your assets are in jeopardy or subject to enforcement of a judgment by any party;
  11. any legal proceeding (civil or legal) or action (including garnishee order, writ of seizure and sale, injunction) is commenced or levied against you, or you have been convicted of a crime, or you or any security provider has acted inappropriately;
  12. any thing happens which, in our opinion, may have a material or adverse effect on your financial condition, assets or compliance with the terms of this Agreement;
  13. any other event of default occurs under any other agreements or arrangements between us;
  14. any of the events or proceedings under this clause occurs in relation to any third party who has agreed to provide or is providing security;
  15. it would constitute a breach of our agreement with any other party;
  16. it is necessary for us to do so in order for us to meet any obligation, either in Singapore or elsewhere in the world, in connection with the prevention of fraud, money laundering, terrorist activity, bribery, corruption or tax evasion, or the enforcement of economic or trade sanctions; or
  17. it is unlawful for us to continue to provide the Card Account or any Service or allow the use of the Card.

Our rights under this Agreement are without prejudice to any other rights and remedies we may have at law or under any other agreement or arrangement between us.

What Happens When The Card Account Is Terminated

7.4 If the Card Account is terminated:-

  1. you cannot and must not use the Card;
  2. all benefits and privileges conferred by the Card are no longer available;
  3. you must promptly cut the Card in half and return it to us;
  4. you must remove all Cards digitised or stored electronically in your mobile wallet in any and all Equipment
  5. you must immediately pay all amounts owing to us in connection with the Card including transactions not yet processed on your Card Account, accrued interest charges which have not yet been debited, and other fees and charges we may charge under these terms. You agree that charges may be imposed on the unpaid amounts owing to us until it is paid in full;
  6. no fees (including annual fees) will be refunded; and
  7. it is your responsibility to notify the Payee Corporation with whom you have any standing payment arrangement to stop all direct debits to the Card or the Card Account.

8.1 Interest, fees and charges which are set out in the Fees and Charges guide and statements of account may be changed from time to time. Any change or addition to the interest, fees and charges will be notified to you in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All interest, fees and charges are payable before as well as after judgment.

8.2 Interest, fees and charges payable will be charged and debited to the Card Account.

9.1 Statements of account or confirmation advices will be sent by ordinary post. If your Card Account is inactive, we may not send you any statement.

9.2 If you think there is an error in your statement, you must make sure that we receive your objection within 14 days of the statement date. The statement shall be deemed correct if we do not receive your objection.

9.3 Your obligations to us (including your liability for interest) remain even if, for any reason, you do not receive your statement. For the purpose of calculating interest and establishing the date on which payment is due, we may select any date as the date of your monthly statement.

10.1 We are not liable:-

  1. for the refusal of any Payee Corporation or financial institution or other party to accept the Card;
  2. for any defect, deficiency, performance or the quality of the goods or services supplied by any Payee Corporation and paid for with the Card;
  3. for any Loss if we limit, cancel or suspend the operations or the use of any Card or Service due to any force majeure, industrial action, power failure, equipment breakdown or any other cause beyond our control or the unavailability of or inaccessibility to your records, the Accounts or Services or other causes;
  4. for any Loss you may incur in connection with the use of any Card, the Card Account or the Services howsoever arising (whether reasonably foreseeable or not), even if we have been advised of the possibility of the Loss, including Loss from:-

    • any payment restriction due to any law, regulation and practice of the country from or through which payment is made or which apply to you;
    • any strike, default, neglect or insolvency of any Payee Corporation or financial institution;
    • any cause beyond our control;
    • any forgery of your signature or unauthorised use of your Card or PIN;
    • unavailability or improper functioning of any Service;
    • any computer or system virus interference, sabotage or any other causes which may interfere with any of our Services or any breakdown or malfunction due to any cause whatsoever of computer software or equipment whether belonging to us or not;
    • any delay or error including in the transmission of any electronic payment transfer;
    • our refusal to act on any instruction, or any other thing we do or do not do;
    • termination of any Card, Card Account or Service;
    • any loss or destruction of or error in our records;
    • poor or interrupted mobile network coverage;
    but, we will be liable for your direct Loss to the extent such Loss is directly caused by our fraud or wilful misconduct; and
  5. for any injury to your credit, character and reputation howsoever arising (whether reasonably foreseeable or not) in connection with the repossession of any Card or request for its return or the termination of any Card Account.


Third Party Services

10.2 Certain Cards give you access to services provided by third parties such as International Emergency Assistance Services. You are responsible for the cost of all medical, legal or other services provided by these third parties. You acknowledge that third party services are provided on a best-effort basis and that these services may not always be available for reasons such as time, distance or location. Neither we nor the third party service provider, or the party paying for these third party services (for example, Visa International Service Association or Mastercard International Incorporated), is liable to you for any Loss in connection with the services provided.

11.1 If you ask, we may issue a Supplementary Card to the Supplementary Cardmember. If we issue a Supplementary Card, all of the terms in this Agreement will apply to the Supplementary Cardmember and this Agreement will be modified, where necessary, to give effect to this clause.

11.2 The Credit Limit in respect of the Card Account is the combined limit applicable to both the Principal Cardmember and the Supplementary Cardmember. The Principal Cardmember should inform the Supplementary Cardmember about the amount of Credit Limit the Principal Cardmember is responsible if the Credit Limit is exceeded.

Notices and Communication to The Both of You

11.3 The Supplementary Card, its PIN and all communications relating to the Supplementary Card, will be sent to the Principal Cardmember.

11.4 Notices and communication given to either the Principal Cardmember or any Supplementary Cardmember are deemed to be given to all of you.

Liability in Relation To Supplementary Cardmember

11.5 The Principal Cardmember and each Supplementary Cardmember agree to be bound by the instructions that any of you (including the Authorised Person) give to us.

11.6 The Principal Cardmember is responsible for the Liabilities in connection with the Card Account, all its Cards and the Cards of each of its Supplementary Cardmembers and is jointly and severally liable with each Supplementary Cardmember for the Liabilities in connection with each Supplementary Card.

11.7 Each Supplementary Cardmember is responsible for the Liabilities in connection with the Card issued to such Supplementary Cardmember but is not responsible for the Liabilities in connection with the Card Account or any Card issued to the Principal Cardmember or any Card issued to another Supplementary Cardmember.

11.8 Liabilities owing to us are not to be affected or prejudiced by any dispute, counterclaim or set-off between the Principal Cardmember and any of the Supplementary Cardmembers.

11.9 The discharge of any Liability or the waiver of our rights against the Principal Cardmember or any Supplementary Cardmember will not affect or prejudice the Liabilities and obligations of any other Card holder under this Agreement.

Application of Payments

11.10 We may apply payments received by us to reduce the Liabilities in the Card Account of the Principal Cardmember or Supplementary Cardmember in any order of priority and in any manner we think fit.

Right of Set-Off

11.11 We may combine or consolidate the Card Account with any Account maintained by the Principal Cardmember and set-off credit balances (whether matured or not) against any Liability due from or owed by the Principal Cardmember and any Supplementary Cardmember.

Termination of Supplementary Card By Any Party

11.12 The Principal Cardmember, the Supplementary Cardmember and we, may terminate the use of any Supplementary Card at any time in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

12.1 Act In Good Faith

We may act on any instruction we believe in good faith has been given by you or any Authorised Person according to the operating mandate.

You must give us your identification and contact details so that we can send you notices and other communications in connection with your Accounts and the Services. You must ensure that your identification and contact details are correct and up-to-date at all times. You must promptly inform us of any change to your name or contact details and give us reasonable time to effect the change.

12.2 Your Contact Details

You must give us your identification and contact details so that we can send you notices and other communications in connection with your Accounts and the Services. You must ensure that your identification and contact details are correct and up-to-date at all times. You must promptly inform us of any change to your name or contact details and give us reasonable time to effect the change.

12.3 Notices And Communication

12.3.1 Notices and communications to you will be sent in the mode and manner we deem appropriate to the last known address, facsimile and/or telephone/mobile phone number or electronic mail address in our records. We may also notify and communicate with you electronically via the Services, through the display of notices at our branches or on our ATMs or website or the statement of accounts we send to you or in a daily newspaper or via radio or television broadcasts.

When Our Notice and Communication is Effective

12.3.2 Unless otherwise expressly provided in writing, our notices and communications to you are effective:-

  1. if sent by post to an address within Singapore, the following business day after posting;
  2. if sent by post to an address outside Singapore, 5 business days after posting;
  3. if sent by fax, electronic mail or SMS, at the time of transmission;
  4. if sent by hand, at the time of delivery or when left at the address;
  5. if displayed at our branches or on our ATMs or posted on our website, on the date of display or posting;
  6. if advertised in the newspaper, on the date of advertisement; and
  7. if broadcast via radio or television, on the date of broadcast.

We will not be responsible for what may happen to notices or communications after they are sent, for example if any notice or communication is delayed, intercepted, lost, fails to reach or is disclosed to any one during transit.

12.4 Recording

We may record instructions and other telephone conversations with or without the use of a warning tone device and you agree that such recordings or their transcripts may be used as conclusive evidence of the instructions and telephone conversations.

12.5 Payee Corporation

12.5.1 You must resolve any complaint against any Payee Corporation or other party directly with them. You cannot set-off against us any claim you have against them.

12.5.2 If there is a dispute with any Payee Corporation in respect of a payment, a refund for the transaction will be made to you only after the Payee Corporation has refunded the payment to us.

12.6 Right Of Set-Off

12.6.1 In addition to any common law rights we have, we may without prior reference to you, combine or consolidate any number of your Accounts (including Card Accounts) in Singapore or overseas (whether held alone or jointly, or under any style, name or form including trade names of sole-proprietorships) and set-off credit balances (whether matured or not) in these accounts against any Liability.

12.6.2 You agree that where such combination, consolidation and set-off requires any conversion from one currency into another, we have the right to convert one currency into another in any manner we may determine and at our prevailing rate of exchange. You must indemnify us for any shortfall and be responsible for the Loss and risks arising from the conversion.

12.7 Conclusive Evidence

12.7.1 Unless there is an obvious error, our records in any form (including paper, electronic or other form) and any certificate (including any statement, report or communication) we issue, or decision we make, about a matter or an amount payable, is conclusive.

12.7.2 We may destroy, erase or stop maintaining any record after such time as permitted by applicable law.

12.8 Disclosure

We have set out terms and conditions in relation to collection, use and/or disclosure of personal data under our Privacy Notice. You hereby agree that we may collect, use and/or disclose personal data in accordance with the terms set out in the Privacy Notice. In any event, we have rights to disclose details of our customers under the law, for example, the Banking Act (Chapter 19) of Singapore. Nevertheless under this Agreement, you consent and authorise us to disclose without prior reference to you, any information and particulars relating to you and any Authorised Person, including details of the Accounts (whether held alone or jointly), your credit standing and financial position, any facility granted to you, or any publicly available information. We may disclose such details for the purposes of this Agreement and for enabling and providing Services you have authorised us to provide in relation to the Card that are appropriate, necessary or desirable:-

  1. to any Authorised Person or Supplemental Cardmember;
  2. to any person or organisation providing electronic or other services to us, for the purpose of providing, updating, maintaining and upgrading the services (including any investigation of discrepancies, errors or claims);
  3. to any person or organisation engaged for the purpose of performance of services or operational functions where these have been outsourced
  4. to our agents for the purpose of printing personalised cheques, statements, advices, correspondence or any other related document;
  5. to the police or any public officer conducting an investigation;
  6. to credit card companies and financial institutions in connection with credit card enquiries or use of the Card;
  7. to other banks, financial institutions, credit bureau or credit reference agents, only for credit information on you or any Authorised Person;
  8. to Payee Corporations, in connection with the payment of bills;
  9. to any of our branches, representative offices, affiliated, associated or related corporations and their respective staff for example officers, servants or agents, whether in Singapore or elsewhere (collectively, "UOB Group Members");
  10. to auditors and professional advisors including lawyers;
  11. to any actual or potential assignee or transferee in relation to any credit facility;
  12. to any Payee Corporation or other parties accepting the use of the Card and their agents or contractors in respect of transactions using the ATMs of other banks or financial or non-financial institutions such as NETS;
  13. to any person who has agreed to provide or is providing security for the Card Account or to us for sums payable and Liabilities owing by you;
  14. to any person who stands as guarantor or surety for your Liability or is jointly or jointly and severally liable with you;
  15. to any receiver appointed by us;
  16. to any rating agency, business alliance partner, insurance company, insurer, insurance broker or direct or indirect provider of credit protection;
  17. to any stock exchange, court or other judicial bodies in any judicial proceeding, tribunal, statutory body or authority (including any tax authorities in any jurisdiction), whether governmental or quasi-governmental;
  18. to any person whom we or any of the UOB Group Members is required to disclose to under the laws, regulations, guidelines, directives or by any lawful authority, of any country; and
  19. to any other person to whom such disclosure is considered by us to be necessary, desirable or expedient, whether in order to provide you with services in connection with the Card and the Card Account or otherwise in relation to the Card Account.


12.9 Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us and all our servants, employees, nominees, directors and agents for any Loss and embarrassment suffered by us (other than such Loss and embarrassment arising from our or our employees’ and agents’ wilful misconduct or negligence) in connection with:-

  1. any Card Account, Service or transaction;
  2. acting on or carrying out or delaying or refusing to act on any instruction you or an Authorised Person gives us;
  3. searches and enquiries we make in connection with you, any Authorised Person or a security provider;
  4. the provision of any Service to you and the performance of our functions as your banker;
  5. any Service provided by any third party (including NETS);
  6. any default or the preservation or enforcement of our rights under the terms of this Agreement or any other applicable terms and conditions in connection with any Card or Service or as a result of your non-compliance with any of these terms;
  7. any action by us or any party against you or any Authorised Person relating to any Card, Card Account or Service;
  8. any involvement by us in any proceeding of whatever nature for the protection of or in connection with the Card, Card Account or Services;
  9. our compliance with any existing or future law or regulation or official directive in respect of any of these terms;
  10. taxes payable by us in connection with your Card Account; and
  11. any increased cost in our funding if there is a change in law or circumstances.

 

12.10 Waiver

Any failure or delay by us in exercising or enforcing any right we have under the terms of this Agreement does not operate as a waiver of and does not prejudice or affect our right subsequently to act strictly in accordance with our rights.

12.11 Change Of This Agreement

We may add to or change the terms in this Agreement from time to time by notifying you in accordance with our usual practice. The change or addition will take effect on the date specified in the notice. If you do not accept the change or addition to this Agreement, you must stop using the Card and within 7 days from the date of our notice, terminate the Card Account in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. If you continue to use the Card after the change or addition takes effect, you are deemed to have accepted the change or addition without reservation.

12.12 Impairment of Terms

If any term in this Agreement is invalid, unlawful or unenforceable under the laws of any country, it shall not affect or impair the validity, legality or enforceability of the rest of the terms and/or the terms under the laws of any other country.

12.13 Illegality

We may close and revoke any Card, Card Account or Service with or without notice to you if, because of any change to any applicable law, regulation, regulatory requirement or judicial decision, or in our opinion, maintaining or performing any obligation under the terms in this Agreement becomes illegal, or we are otherwise prohibited from doing so. If this happens, you must pay us all Liabilities on demand.

12.14 Assignment

The terms in this Agreement are binding on you and us and on our successor or assignee. The terms in this Agreement are binding even if:-

  1. we change our name or constitution;
  2. we consolidate or amalgamate with another entity, in which case, that entity will substitute us in relation to this Agreement and all Card Accounts will continue in force between you and that entity.

You cannot assign or transfer your rights and obligations under this Agreement without our prior written permission.

12.15 The Contracts (Rights Of Third Parties) Act

Unless we expressly state so, a person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Chapter 53B) of Singapore to enforce or enjoy the benefit of the terms of this Agreement.

12.16 Applicable Law And Proceedings

This Agreement is governed by and will be interpreted according to the laws of Singapore. You agree to irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore which means that legal proceedings against us can only be brought in the courts of Singapore. Any judgment or order made by the courts of Singapore cannot be enforced or executed against any of our branches overseas. This clause does not limit our right to bring legal proceedings in any country and to take concurrent legal proceedings in more than one country.

12.17 Service Of Documents

In addition to any other method of service available to us, any document in a court action or proceeding requiring to be delivered by personal service or otherwise (including but not limited to any writ of summons, statement of claim, statutory demand, bankruptcy application) may be served on you by post, delivery to or leaving it at your last known address in our records and such manner of service is deemed as effective personal service even if it is returned undelivered:-

  1. if sent by hand, at the time of delivery or when left at the address;
  2. if sent by ordinary or certified prepaid post to an address within Singapore, the following business day after posting;
  3. if sent by registered post to an address in Singapore, 2 business days after posting; and

if sent by ordinary, certified prepaid post or registered post to an address outside Singapore, 5 business days after posting.

12.18 General Construction And Interpretation

In our opinion: when we determine a matter in our opinion, the determination is made at our absolute discretion.

When we act or refuse to act: on any matter including any instruction or transaction, we do not need to provide any reason for our act or refusal unless required by the law.

Timing: if we receive any instruction on a non business day or after the specified clearance or cut-off times, we may treat the instruction as received on the following business day.

Headings and sub-headings are inserted for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.

Account refers to any account you now or hereafter have with us and any account used for the purposes of the Services and from which funds may be applied for the utilisation of Services, whether the account is opened singly or jointly.

ATM means an Automated Teller Machine or card operated machine which accepts the Card.

AUD means Australian Dollar, the lawful currency for the time being of Australia.

Authorised Person means a person (either alone or jointly with another
person/persons) you authorise and whom we have approved, to act for or on your behalf to give any instruction, execute or sign any document or operate your Card Account.

Card Account refers to any account in respect of the Card.

Card means any credit card issued by us including any personal Card or Supplementary Card and any replacement or renewal of any of these or other Cards that we may issue from time to time. Where such Card is digitised, enrolled and stored electronically in mobile wallet(s) as part of Mobile Services, Card shall also mean such Card stored electronically in a mobile wallet.

Cash Out means the service pursuant to which cash is dispensed or withdrawn in Singapore Dollars via the Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale system from a merchant’s point of sale terminal (with NETS functionality) or NETS terminal with the use of a Card with NETS functionality that is linked to a current account or savings account maintained with the Bank, subject to the effecting of a prior point of sale transaction with that Card at that merchant’s point of sale terminal (with NETS functionality) or NETS terminal. Such cash dispensed or withdrawn is subject to the NETS daily default limit and such conditions as the Bank may prescribe from time to time. This service is available only in Singapore.

Costs includes costs, charge and expenses including legal costs (on a full indemnity basis).

Credit Limit means the total maximum amount you are entitled to have outstanding on a Card Account.

Equipment means any compatible electronic, wireless, communication, transmission or telecommunications equipment, device or medium including but not limited to the Internet, any computer or mobile equipment, device, terminal or system which may be required to access and use the Services.

Fees and Charges guide means the fees and charges guide that apply to the Card Account and Cards listed in the guide attached as Appendix 1 to this Agreement.

Liability means, all debts, liabilities or obligations you owe to us now or in future, whether actual or contingent, primary or collateral, several or joint.

Loss includes claims, actions, losses, damages, demands, liabilities and Costs of any kind.

Mobile Services mean the banking services and/or products we offer from time to time through the medium of a mobile equipment that enables you to access your Account(s) and/or effect banking and/or other transactions electronically.

Payee Corporations means any merchant, establishment, billing organisation or relevant party whose bills can be paid through the use of a Card.

Personal Internet Banking means the personal internet banking services and/or products we offer from time to time through any equipment that enables you to access your Account(s) and/or effect banking and/or other transactions electronically.

PIN means the password, login-ID, PIN (personal identification number), CIN (customer identification number, made up of an access code and a PIN), electronic identification signature or codes given to, or chosen by, you or the Authorised Person that is used to confirm your or the Authorised Person’s identity when accessing an Account.

Principal Cardmember means the principal cardmember of the Card Account.

S$ or SGD means the lawful currency for the time being of Singapore.

Services refers to any service we may provide to you now or in the future including but not limited to ATM card services, Cash Out services, Call Centre services, electronic or Personal Internet Banking services or Mobile Services.

Supplementary Card means the Card issued to a person you authorise and we approve, as a Supplementary Cardmember on your Card Account.

Supplementary Cardmember means a person to whom we issue a Supplementary Card.

USD means United States dollar, the lawful currency for the time being of the United States of America.

we / us / our / ourselves / the Bank means, United Overseas Bank Limited and shall include its successors and assigns.

you / yourself refers to the Principal Cardmember and/or the Supplementary Cardmember as the case may be.

APPENDIX 1

FEES AND CHARGES GUIDE

Cash Advance Charges (includes requests made via our 24-hour hotline or by SMS)
(a) Cash advance fee per transaction:- 6% of cash advance amount subject to a minimum fee of S$15-00;
AND
(b) Interest:- 28% per annum on all outstanding on the cash advance amount, calculated on a daily basis, from the date of the cash advance until the date the outstanding is paid in full.
Late Payment Charge and Interest
(a) Late payment charge:- S$90-00 per month if the minimum payment specified in the Card statement is not received on or before the due date specified in the Card statement;
AND
(b) Interest:- 25.9% per annum (subject to a minimum charge of S$3-00), calculated on a daily basis from the date of the transaction, on any amount remaining unpaid (including late payment charges), until such outstanding is paid in full.
Additional Interest 
Additional Interest:- 3% per annum on top of prevailing interest on any amount remaining unpaid if the minimum payment due on your Card Account is not received by the due date specified in your Card statement ("Due Date"). The additional interest, calculated on a daily basis, will be imposed from the date of the next Card statement following the Due Date. Such additional interest will continue to apply unless and until the respective minimum payment(s) specified in two consecutive Card statements following the Due Date is paid on or before the respective due dates specified in those two consecutive Card statements.
Overlimit fee 
Overlimit fee:- S$40-00
Fee for Card Replacement 
S$20-00 for each Card. 
Fee for Reserve Card Replacement (Alpaca metal material) 
S$642-00 for each Card.- 
Fee for Returned Cheque / GIRO payment 
Cheque processing fee for any dishonoured or returned cheque: S$40-00
Fee for any rejected InterBank GIRO payment: S$10-00
Fee for Retrieval / Reproduction of Document 
For each retrieval of a sales draft: S$5-00
For each retrieval of a statement of account that is more than 3 months old: S$10-00
No Show Charge 
If you do not:- cancel the reservation before the time and day set by the hotel or establishment for cancellation; or arrive at the hotel or establishment before the check-out time the day following the scheduled arrival date: The hotel or establishment will charge an amount equal to the room rate charged by the hotel or establishment for one night’s lodging being a “No Show” charge for each room reserved.
Fees for Foreign Currency Transactions and Transactions Processed Outside Singapore
1 Transaction made in foreign currency:-
(a) i. Non-SGD, non-USD and non-AUD transaction; The transaction will be converted at the prevailing exchange rates of the relevant credit card company, first to USD then, to SGD;
OR  
ii. USD or AUD transaction: The transaction will be converted to SGD at the prevailing exchange rates of the relevant credit card company;
AND  
(b) i. Non-SGD transaction made using Visa, Mastercard, JCB International or UnionPay International Cards; An administrative fee of 2.8% on the amount converted will be charged;
OR  
ii. Non-SGD transaction made using American Express and PRVI Miles World Mastercard/Visa:- A foreign currency factor of 3.25% on the amount converted will be charged (out of which 1.25% will be retained by American Express and 1% will be retained by Mastercard and Visa respectively).
2 For SGD denominated Cards (i.e. where the Card billing currency is in SGD):
SGD transaction made using Visa or Mastercard and processed outside Singapore. An International Processing fee of 1% of the transaction amount will be levied on transactions made on Visa or Mastercard respectively.
3 For USD denominated Cards (i.e. where the Card billing currency is in USD):
USD transaction made using Visa or Mastercard and processed outside Singapore. An International Processing fee of 1% of the transaction amount will be levied on transactions made on Visa or Mastercard respectively.
4 For HKD denominated Cards (i.e. where the Card billing currency is in HKD):
HKD transaction made using Visa or Mastercard and processed outside of the Hong Kong. An International Processing fee of 1% of the transaction amount will be levied on transactions made on Visa or Mastercard respectively.


Interest
Unless otherwise specified, interest is calculated on the basis of a 365-day year (a 366-day year in the case of a leap year) and compounded on monthly basis or such other basis we think fit. Interest is charged until the date the amount owing is paid in full.

Annual Fees And Waiver With UNI$
Unless cancelled, your Card will be automatically renewed upon each of your Card anniversary dates and the annual fees will debited to your Card Account. If you have enough unused UNI$ in your Account, your UNI$ will be automatically used to pay your annual fees. The annual fee for various types of Cards and the UNI$ required for waivers of the annual fee are shown in the table below. Please note that the 1st Supplementary Card is free.

Type of CardPrincipal Card2nd Supplementary CardFull WaiverHalf Waiver
Classic Mastercard/Visa Platinum S$38.52 S$25.68 UNI$1200 UNI$600
Delight Credit Card S$85.60 S$53.50 - -
Gold Mastercard/Visa Platinum S$133.75 S$83.46 UNI$2500 UNI$1250
Lady’s Classic Card (with effect from 1 October 2016) S$192.60 S$96.30 UNI$4800 UNI$2400
Lady’s Card S$192.60 S$96.30 UNI$4800 UNI$2400
Lady’s Solitaire Card S$406.60 S$Free UNI$7600 UNI$3800
Lady’s Solitaire (M) Card S$588.00 Free - -
Metro-UOB Platinum S$192.60 S$96.30 UNI$4800 UNI$2400
Platinum JCB S$64.20 S$32.10 - -
Platinum UnionPay S$192.60 S$96.30 UNI$4800 UNI$2400
Preferred Platinum Mastercard/Visa S$192.60 S$96.30 UNI$4800 UNI$2400
Preferred World Mastercard S$192.60 S$96.30 - -
SingTel-UOB Platinum S$192.60 S$96.30 - -
Privilege Banking S$1,926 Free - -
Reserve S$3,852 Free - -
PRVI Miles American Express® S$256.80 Free Spend p.a. S$50,000 or UNI$6000 UNI$3000
PRVI Miles World Mastercard/Visa S$256.80 Free UNI$6000 UNI$3000
ONE Card S$192.60 S$96.30 Spend p.a. S$12,000 -
Visa Signature S$214 S$107 UNI$5500 UNI$2750
Visa Infinite S$1,926 Free - -
YOLO S$192.60 S$96.30 Spend p.a. S$12,000 -

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Deposit Insurance Scheme

Providing limited compensation to selected eligible deposits

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Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$50,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$50,000 for each depositor per Scheme member. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.

Please refer to UOB/FEB Insured Deposit Register for a list of UOB accounts/ products that are covered under the Scheme.

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