Confidentiality and Security Policy
TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE will collect, use and disclose your personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“Act”). In general, before we collect any personal data from you, we will notify you of the purposes for which your personal data may be collected, used and disclosed, as well as obtain consent for the intended purposes.
If you have any questions on this policy or in relation to how TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE manages, protects and/or processes your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer via email: DPO@teg.edu.sg
1. Purpose for the Collection, Use & Disclosure of Personal Data
Depending on your relationship with TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, the personal data which we collect from you may be used and/or disclosed for the following purposes:
a. To maintain a relationship with its students, e.g. evaluating your application to be a student with us;
b. To create awareness and promote student relations, e.g. administering and managing your relationship as our student, including candidature matters, scholarships, awards, fees, your achievements, your degree or certification, placements.
c. To understand and study the profile of its students for TEG’s policy making and planning.
d. To involve student in TEG’s continual development and progress, e.g. dealing with Student Experience activities. “Student Experience” refers to activities, (i.e.festival celebrations, graduation ceremonies, orientation and student conferences, programmes, student benefit activities) which may be provided by TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE to enhance or enrich your life as a student with us;
a. Maintaining your relationship as our alumni, including informing you of services available to alumni, and organising, facilitating and notifying you of alumni events and programmes and providing you with TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE newsletter/publications that are for alumni;
a. Evaluating your application to be an employee with us;
b. Administering and managing your relationship as our employee;
c. Dealing with and/or administering employment benefits and other employee welfare programmes;
2. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties Disclosure Permitted By Statutory Exemption under the Act
TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without first obtaining your consent permitting us to do so or unless any such disclosure is permitted under any of the statutory exemptions under the Act, e.g.
a. the disclosure is required by law; or is necessary for any investigation or proceedings
b. the purpose of such disclosure is clearly in your interests and consent cannot be obtained in a timely way;
c. the disclosure is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health or safety of yourself or another individual.
3. Request for Access, Correction and/or Withdrawal of Personal Data
a. Subject to certain exceptions in the Act, you may request to review and update the personal data currently in our possession or withdraw your consent for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data in our possession.
b. Please submit your request to Data Protection Officer at DPO@teg.edu.sg.
4. Administration and Management of Personal Data
a. TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE will take appropriate measures to keep your personal data accurate, complete and updated.
b. TEG INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE will also take reasonable efforts to take appropriate preventive measures to ensure that your personal data is adequately protected and secured.
To find out more about PDPA, you may visit the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission’s website and the Frequently Asked Questions.