Privacy Policy

This is a Government Agency website. We adopt the same principles relating to your privacy as other Government of Singapore websites.
If you are only browsing this website, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually.
If you choose to make an application or send us an e-mail for which you provide us with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in a most efficient and effective way, unless such sharing is prohibited by legislation. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.
For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data. We will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of public services to you.
To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data are secured with appropriate security technologies.
This site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
We will not reveal your personally identifiable information to any third party unless required under law or as provided for under this Privacy Policy. We will only release personal information without your authorization in the following situations:
. To the authorities when necessary to comply with the law (i.e. answering subpoenas).
. To enforce or to apply our Terms of Use and other agreements (including our Member Agreement).
. To protect the rights, property, or safety of People's Association, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party unless we have your permission and such disclosures may be made to
(i) Our professional advisers, including without limitation our lawyers, accountants and auditors;
(ii) Third party service providers of our Web Site;
(iii) Any agent acting on our behalf; and
(iv) Our business alliance partners.
We may share information that is not personally identifiable information – meaning non-personal, aggregate or summary information - with third parties, including without limitation advertisers and sponsors.
We strive to constantly enhance and upgrade our services and products, and we may partner with reputable companies who may need to collect and maintain certain subscriber information to help us improve our services and products. We will obtain your consent before sharing your personally identifiable information with any of them.
We may use your personally identifiable information to communicate with you, for marketing or research purposes. In this regard, we will also provide our subscribers with straightforward procedures to provide or withdraw consent to receive the latest marketing offers or promotions, or for us to provide information to any third party.
Our Web Site offer's interactive and community features including, without limitation blogs, events, profiles, portfolios, knowledge centre, personal and corporate homepages. All information posted or sent through these features may be publicly available and you should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information through these features, that such information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited communications from other people. By accessing these features and disclosing personally identifiable information, you affirmatively consent to the distribution of your personally identifiable information.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the content of messages you post or send on our Web Site.

Use of Automatic Information and Cookies
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide other site features. Further, to help us tailor our site to the needs and interests of our visitors, or for other purposes, we may gather aggregate, non-personally identifiable information via cookies. Examples include the type of Internet browser our visitors are using, the frequency of visits to our site and which pages our visitors viewed. We may share these aggregate statistics with others. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many major web sites use them. Cookies stored on your computer that are designated for People's Association use and cannot be retrieved by other websites.
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser, separate from the one placed by People's Association. We do not have any control or knowledge on the contents or purposes of these cookies.

Security
We understand that many consumers are concerned about the security on the Internet. The security of the information that you provide is important to us. To prevent unauthorized disclosure, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any information we collect online. Our vendor uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an advanced encryption protocol in this website. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer.
When using a shared computer, be sure to sign off, clear the browser cache and do not opt to stay logged in to People's Association. Should you realize that you accidentally allowed a third party to access your account, you must keep us informed, as you may be held liable for their actions in your name.
In the event that our security system is breached, we will attempt to notify you as soon as possible.

Links, Hosted Sites & Advertisers
This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of any companies, organizations or entities that we do not own or manage, or any other site reached by links to or from our Web Site. You should note that any personally identifiable information you provide to such third party web sites are not subject to our Privacy Policy and we recommend that you be aware of their privacy and security polices.
This Privacy Policy is not intended to, nor does it create any obligations on us in respect of any other party or on behalf of any other party.
Third party advertisers may collect certain information that is available to them through your interaction with their advertisements. We have no control or knowledge as to their practices and it is suggested that you read their privacy policy separately before clicking on any advertisements.

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, the practices of People's Association, or your dealings on our web site, please contact us at PA_SCENE@pa.gov.sg