Privacy Policy (PDPA)

Asia Research and Engagement is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

If you are under 18, please do not send any personal data about yourself to us.

1        Information collection 

1.1        In order to provide a better service to you, we may collect and process the following data about you
(a)       information that you provide by filling in forms on our site http://www.asiareengage.com ("our site"). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information at other times, for example in connection with a promotion or when you report a problem with our site;
(b)       if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;

1.2       We only retain personal data for so long as it is necessary. Data may be archived as long as the purpose for which the data was used still exists.

2       Uses made of the information 

2.1       The purposes for which information may be used by us in and outside Singapore include:
(a)       ensuring that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b)       providing you with alerts, newsletter, education materials or information that you requested or signed up to;
(c)       carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
(d)       allowing you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
(e)       designing and conducting surveys/questionnaires for client profiling/segmentation, statistical analysis, improving and furthering the provision our products and services;
(f)        complying with laws and regulations applicable to us or any of our affiliates in or outside Singapore;
(g)       legal proceedings, including collecting overdue amounts and seeking professional advices;
(h)       researching, designing and launching services or products including seminars/events/forums;
(i)        promoting and marketing services and products subject to your exercise of the opt-out right (please see further details in

Clause 2.2 below); or

(j)        purposes directly related or incidental to the above.

2.2      We intend to use your data in direct marketing and we require your consent (which includes an indication of no objection) for that purpose. In this connection, please note that:

(a)       your name, contact details (including address, contact number, email address), products and services information, transaction pattern and behaviour, background and demographic data held by us from time to time may be used by us in direct marketing;

(b)       the following classes of services, products and subjects may be marketed in direct marketing:

(i)         services and products related to our site and/or our affiliates (including marketing affiliates programs we are a part of);
(ii)        reward, loyalty or privileges programmes, promotional offers and related services; and
(iii)      invitations to events such as seminars/webinars/tele-seminars, conferences, live programs or events.

(b)       We may conduct direct marketing via fax, email, direct mail, telephone and other means of communication or send e-newsletters to you. You may choose not to receive promotional materials, by simply telling us (see below for contact details), and we will cease to do so, without charge.

3       Disclosure of your information 

3.1       We will keep the personal data we hold confidential but may provide information to:

(a)       personnel, agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, financial institutions, and service providers in connection with our operations or services;
(b)       our overseas offices, affiliates, business partners and counterparts (if any);
(c)       persons under a duty of confidentiality to us;
(d)       persons to whom we are required to make disclosure under applicable laws and regulations in or outside Singapore; or
(e)       actual or proposed transferees or participants of our services in or outside Singapore.


4       Security 

4.1       All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

4.2      Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk and you agree not to hold us responsible for any breach of security while accessing the internet that is out of our control. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


5       Third party websites

Our website may contain links to other sites (the "Linked Sites"). We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other Linked Sites. We encourage our users to be aware when leaving our website to read the privacy policies or statements of each Linked Site that collects your personal data. You agree to waive any claim against us with respect to the Linked Sites.


6        Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Your continued use of our services constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.


7        Data transfers

We may hold your data on servers in Singapore and any other territories as we see fit from time to time. We may also transfer your data to our overseas offices or to any people listed at Clause 3.1 above, who may be located in or outside of Singapore.


8       Your consent and rights

8.1        By using our service, making an application or visiting our website, you consent to the collection and use of your information and other activities as outlined in this policy.

8.2       Under the Personal Data Protection Act (the "PDPA"), individuals have the right:

(a)        to check whether we hold personal data about you and to access such data;
(b)        to require us to correct as soon as reasonably practicable any data relating to you that is inaccurate;
(c)        to ascertain our policies and practices in relation to personal data and the kind of personal data held by us; and
(d)        to object to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes and we shall not use your personal data for marketing purposes after you communicate your objection to us.

8.3       You may exercise your opt-out right by notifying us if you wish to object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please send requests for such objections, access to data, correction of data, information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held, questions or complaints to:

Asia Research and Engagement.
info@asiareengage.com

8.4       In accordance with the terms of the PDPA, we have the right to and may charge a minimum fee for processing any data access request.

9        Governing law and jurisdiction 

Nothing in this Privacy Policy shall limit the rights of the data subject under the PDPA. This Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of Singapore. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.

Privacy Policy (GDPR)

At Asia Research and Engagement website, accessible from www.asiareengage.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Asia Research and Engagement website and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at info@asiareengage.com

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Asia Research and Engagement legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Asia Research and Engagement needs to perform a contract with you

  • You have given Asia Research and Engagement permission to do so

  • Processing your personal information is in Asia Research and Engagement legitimate interests

  • Asia Research and Engagement needs to comply with the law

Asia Research and Engagement will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. Our Privacy Policy was generated with the help of GDPR Privacy Policy Generator.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.

  • The right of rectification.

  • The right to object.

  • The right of restriction.

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

Asia Research and Engagement website follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Asia Research and Engagement website uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Asia Research and Engagement website.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Asia Research and Engagement website, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Asia Research and Engagement website has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Asia Research and Engagement website's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Asia Research and Engagement website does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Asia Research and Engagement website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.