“Personal Data” refers to any data or information, whether true or not, about you from which you can be identified either (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access.
Depending on the nature of your interaction with us, Personal Data which we may collect from you include:
We collect Personal Data from you when you access our Website and/or provide information in the following manner:
When browsing our Website, you generally do so anonymously but please see Section 5 below on cookies.
If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. Personal Data of spouse, children, parents, employees and/or authorised representatives), by submitting such Personal Data to us, you warrant and represent to us that you have obtained the consent of such third party to you providing us with their Personal Data for the respective purposes.
You should ensure that all Personal Data submitted to us is complete, accurate, true and correct.
Where the GDPR is applicable, we clarify that the provision of Personal Data may be partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations), or may also result from contractual obligations (e.g. information on the contractual partner), or may be necessary to conclude certain contracts. Before providing your Personal Data, you may choose to contact our data protection officer for more information on (i) whether the provision of the Personal Data is required by law, by contract or is necessary for the conclusion of a contract, (ii) whether there is an obligation to provide the Personal Data and (iii) what the consequences of non-provision of the Personal Data are.
We may handle the Personal Data we collect from you for the following purposes:
The SCCA may also handle your Personal Data for the following purposes, depending on the nature of our relationship with you:
Where permitted under the PDPA, we may also handle your Personal Data for the following purposes:
In relation to particular products or services or in your interactions with us, we may also have specifically notified you of other purposes for which we handle your Personal Data. If so, then we will handle your Personal Data for these additional purposes as well, unless we have specifically notified you otherwise.
Where the GDPR is applicable, we rely on the following legal basis for processing your Personal Data:
The SCCA will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data against unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks. We have implemented appropriate measures to ensure that, by default, only Personal Data that is necessary for the specific purpose is processed.
We have taken the following protective measures on our Website by engaging a vendor that complies with the following:
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your Personal Data. We ensure that all transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Where necessary, the SCCA will also assess the impact of processing on the protection of personal data in certain circumstances, including where the processing (particularly the use of new technologies) is likely to result in high risk to the rights and freedoms of yourself.
In the event of a personal data breach, the SCCA undertakes to comply with the notification requirements in accordance with the applicable laws, including notifying both the appropriate supervisory authorities, and notifying yourself.
When accessing our Website, we may collect or analyse anonymised information from which individuals cannot be identified, such as frequency of use, the number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on the Website and common entry and exit points into our Website.
You may choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you may alternatively choose to turn off all cookies. This can be done through your browser settings; please refer to your browser's help menu to effect such changes.
However, we, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Website. Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Data without your consent.
Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, this Personal Data may be disclosed and/or transferred for the purposes listed in Section 3 above (where applicable) to the following third parties, whether they are located in Singapore or overseas:
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Any transfer of Personal Data shall be in accordance with the PDPA and SCCA will take reasonable steps to ensure that any recipient of such Personal Data will provide a standard of protection to Personal Data that is at least comparable to the protection under the PDPA.
Where applicable, SCCA will also take reasonable steps to ensure that any transfer of Personal Data is in compliance with the conditions set out in the GDPR and that any Personal Data transferred to countries outside the European Union is protected by appropriate safeguards mentioned by the GDPR (such as the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission).
Where the GDPR does not apply to you, you have the following rights under the PDPA, subject to certain exemptions in the PDPA:
Where the GDPR is applicable, you have the following rights under the GDPR:
Please note that you may be required to pay a reasonable administration fee (to the extent permitted under the relevant laws) for us to process such requests.
If you are concerned about the processing of your Personal Data, you can make a complaint to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (https://www.pdpc.gov.sg).
Occasionally, at our discretion, the SCCA may provide links to other/external sites ("Third Party Sites") that may be of relevance and interest to users, or that may be operated by third parties, such as our business partners. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to our Website. Once you have left our Website, and are on a Third Party Site, please learn about the privacy policies of such third party websites to determine how they will handle any
Personal Data they collect from you. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Via post : Singapore Corporate Counsel Association
30 Merchant Road,
Riverside Unit 02-01
Attn: Data Protection Officer
Via email: email@example.com