This Data Protection Notice sets out the basis which SDEA may collect, use, disclose, or otherwise process personal data of our members in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). This Notice applies to personal data in our possession or under our control.
Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal Data
We may collect and use your personal data for any or all of the following purposes:
- Verifying your identity
- Responding to, handling, and processing queries, requests, applications, and feedback from you
- Managing your relationship with us
- Processing payment
- Sending you marketing information about events or happenings
- Complying with any applicable laws, regulations, codes of practice, guidelines, or rules, or to assist in law enforcement and investigations conducted by any governmental and/or regulatory authority
- Any other purposes for which you have provided the information
We may disclose your personal data:
- Where such disclosure is required for performing obligations in the course of or in connection with our provision of services to you.
Withdrawing Your Consent
The consent that you provide for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data will remain valid until it is being withdrawn by you in writing. You may withdraw consent and request us to stop using and/or disclosing your personal data for any or all of the purposes listed above by submitting your request via email to our Membership Executive at email@example.com
Upon receipt of your written request to withdraw your consent, we may require reasonable time (depending on the complexity of the request and its impact on our relationship with you) for your request to be processed and for us to notify you of the consequences of us acceding to the same, including any legal consequences which may affect your rights and liabilities to us. In general, we shall seek to process your request within five (5) business days of receiving it.
Whilst we respect your decision to withdraw your consent, please note that depending on the nature and scope of your request, we may not be in a position to continue providing our services to you and we shall, in such circumstances, notify you before completing the processing of your request. Should you decide to cancel your request, please inform us via email to our Membership Executive at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that withdrawing consent does not affect our right to continue to collect, use and disclose personal data where such collection, use, and disclosure without consent is permitted or required under applicable laws.
Accuracy of Personal Data
We generally rely on personal data provided by you (or your authorised representative). In order 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 Membership Executive via email at email@example.com
Retention of Personal Data
We may retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required or permitted by applicable laws.
We will cease to retain your personal data, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with you, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that such retention no longer serves the purpose for which the personal data was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
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 membership constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of such changes.
Last Revised: 23rd April 2019