Privacy Policy

Privacy

The SIF is committed to ensuring that personal data is protected and managed in accordance with Singapore laws, international good practice and individuals’ rights. We collect and use personal data in order to help us offer individuals appropriate information on our programmes and initiatives.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

This website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system and understanding how visitors use the site. Cookies can also help to customise the site for visitors.

Personal data cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology. However, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Data Protection Policy

The Personal Data Protection Act establishes a data protection law that governs the collection, use, disclosure and care of personal data. The SIF recognises that the privacy of your personal data is important to you. The SIF is committed to treating all personal data with due confidentiality, in accordance with the relevant data protection laws of Singapore.

Personal Data

In this Data Protection Policy, “Personal Data” refers to any data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access, including data in our records, as may be updated from time to time.

Collection, Usage and Disclosure of Personal Data

When asking for your personal data, the SIF is committed to the following:

  • Explaining why we need personal data and only asking for the information we need
  • Protecting the data we are given and making sure that only those who need access are able to do so
  • Only sharing the data within the SIF and with other organisations where such sharing is necessary and where we have your consent

Collection

The SIF collects your personal data in the following ways:

  • When you sign in on our websites
  • When you subscribe to our newsletters or magazine
  • When you participate in our marketing campaigns, events and programmes
  • When you register for our events or programmes
  • When you submit your resume for job applications
  • When you contact us to share your stories
  • When you provide us with your name cards at events, campaigns and meetings

Distribution of Personal Data

The SIF may share personal data with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. The SIF may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorised transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The personal data is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Usage

The SIF may use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To contact you for programmes which you have signed up for
  • To make the necessary bookings, e.g. flight, hotel, and/or visa application, for the programmes which you have signed up for
  • To inform you about programme updates and invite you to SIF events
  • To respond to enquiries pertaining to our programmes
  • To respond to your job application
  • To send a magazine which you have subscribed to

The SIF may use your photographs and videos for the SIF’s publicity and outreach efforts on the SIF’s communications platforms.

The SIF will not use your personal data for purposes other than what we have informed you or which are permitted under local laws and regulations.

The SIF will not offer or share your personal data with third parties outside of the foundation for commercial purposes, without seeking your consent.

The SIF will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless requested by relevant government or law enforcement agencies to comply with any laws, rules, guidelines and regulations or schemes imposed by any governmental authority.

Disclosure

The SIF may disclose your personal data to third parties in order to facilitate our programmes and initiatives. The SIF will work closely with such third parties and adopt appropriate security measures in collaboration with them to ensure that your personal data remains secure and confidential. If you have signed up with the SIF in our programmes, we may share your information with:
  1. Travel agencies/Airlines for flight booking purposes
  2. Hotels for room reservation purposes
  3. Insurance companies for insurance coverage
  4. Government agencies which require security clearance
  5. Partners assisting the SIF with logistics and programme facilitation
  6. Clinics/Hospitals for medical assessment

The SIF may also share personal data with government agencies or other companies assisting the SIF in fraud prevention or investigation. The SIF may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorised transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.

Protection

To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data are protected with security technologies.

Transfers of Personal Data Outside of Singapore

In the event that we transfer your personal data to agencies outside of Singapore for any of the afore-mentioned usage and disclosure, we will take steps to ensure that your personal data continues to receive a standard of protection that is at least comparable to that provided under the PDPA.

Accuracy

We generally rely on personal data provided by you (or your authorised representative). To ensure that your personal data is current, complete and accurate, please update us if there are changes to your personal data by informing our Data Protection Officer in writing or via email at the contact details provided below.

Withdrawal of Consent, Access and Correction of your Personal Data

If you:

  • Have any question or feedback relating to your personal data or our Data Protection Policy;
  • Would like to withdraw your consent to any use of your personal data as set out in this Data Protection Policy; or
  • Would like to obtain access and make corrections to your personal data records

please contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@sif.org.sg

Effect of Notice and Changes to Notice

This Notice applies in conjunction with any other notices, contractual clauses and consent clauses that apply in relation to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us.

We may revise this Notice from time to time without any prior notice. You may determine if any such revision has taken place by referring to the date on which this Notice was last updated. Your continued use of our services constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of such changes.

For questions on the SIF’s Privacy Policy, or if you wish to make any request, please contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@sif.org.sg.