The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) values your privacy. To ensure that your personal information is secure, we enforce our Privacy and Security guidelines according to the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“the Act”).
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal, or similar risks. We impose very strict sanction controls and only authorized staff on a need-to-know basis is given access to or will handle your personal data. We provide regular training to all staff on this Policy, and to keep them abreast of any new developments in privacy laws and regulations in Singapore.
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC) collects, uses and discloses your personal data only for the purpose of providing you with the services required for training administration, and for the purpose of sending you updates about the various events, courses, seminars, and related activities organised or co-organised by PalC, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act.
In this regard, we may disclose your personal data to public agencies (eg. Ministry of Health, Agency for Integrated Care, etc.) when reasonably necessary, and on a need-to-know basis. We will require these parties to protect personal data they may receive from us in a manner consistent with this Policy. We do not allow them to use your personal data for any other purposes. We will not sell your personal data to any person(s) for any reason.
With effect from 15 Nov 2018, we will obtain your consent to use for promotional events.
Under the Act, you have the right to request for information about your personal data that is in our possession or under our control. You can also request for information about the ways in which your personal data has been or may have been used or disclosed by us. An administrative fee will be imposed on you for the request.
You also have the right to withdraw any consent that you have given to us:
i) for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal data, and/or
ii) for receiving marketing and promotional materials.
Please let us have any notice of withdrawal in writing, indicating your instructions clearly.
If you withdraw your consent for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal data, we will put the withdrawal into effect within thirty (30) working days of your request. You may write to our Personal Data Protection Officer for the above mentioned purposes.
If you have any feedback or queries in relation to the protection of your personal data, you may also write to our Personal Data Protection Officer. We will look into your feedback or queries, and will provide you with a response within three (3) working days. If we are unable to do so, we will inform you within three (3) working days, and shall keep you updated of our progress every seven (7) working days.
The contact details of our Personal Data Protection Officer are as follows:
The Personal Data Protection Officer
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education (PalC)
c/o Dover Park Hospice
10 Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Copy dated: 18 Feb 2020