Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
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Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Principals Academy “PAI” respects the privacy of its staff, community members and visitors to its website(s) and premises. Personal data is collected by PAI for the purpose of supporting the operations of PAI.

All collection, use, disclosure, or processing of data is undertaken in compliance with Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”). Personal data may be used by PAI before, during or after a participant’s enrolment in PAI’s courses.

Below is a summary of the provisions of our more detailed policy (which can be read here). It supplements but does not supersede or replace any other consent you may have previously provided to PAI in respect of your personal data.

What is personal data?

“Personal Data” is defined under the PDPA to mean data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified from that data, or from that data and other information to which an organization has or is likely to have access. Common examples of personal data could include names, NRIC, FIN or Passport number, contact information, medical records, thumbprint, photographs and video images.

How is personal data collected by PAI?

Personal data may be collected using a number of different methods including the enrolment application process, through interactions with staff (whether by telephone, letter, email or face-to-face meetings), and in the course of providing educational services to the public.

Why is personal data collected and how is it used by PAI?

Personal data is collected to support PAI functions including and not limited to the teaching and personal and professional development of course participants and the administration of PAI. Some of the specific circumstances for which personal data may be collected include the maintenance of participants’ records, communication, and processing applications for professional development programmes and activities.

Personal data may also be collected to ensure the security of members and staff, and to monitor the use of PAI’s computer network resources, including emails and internet use with PAI email accounts and portals.

How is my data protected?

PAI protects the personal data it collects by maintaining reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorised access, collection, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal and/or other similar risks.

Why is personal data disclosed by PAI?

Personal data may be disclosed to our third-party service providers, agents and/or our affiliates or related corporations for the same purposes for which it is collected.

Enquiries

PAI may from time to time update the Personal Data Protection Policy in line with legal or practice developments. If you have any questions, please contact PAI via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: +65 6363 0330.