APSN may collect, use, store or otherwise process personal data within the framework of PDPA in situations where: (a) consent, as provided under the PDPA, is given or deemed given by the data subject; or (b) consent of the data subject is not required pursuant to the PDPA.
In the course of its activities and/or providing the services, APSN may need to collect, use, store or otherwise process personal data within the framework of PDPA. Such situations where personal data may be processed include the following:
- Provision of social services. For evaluating beneficiary’s suitability for social services, assistance and provision of social services and assistance to the beneficiaries in furtherance of the objects of APSN.
- Performing agreements. To perform an agreement between you and APSN, in relation to APSN’s activities.
- Compliance. For APSN, its members, officers and/or employees to comply with legal and regulatory obligations.
- Safety and security. To protect your vital interests or of other individuals, such as those involving health and safety. This may include for the purposes of authentication of individuals and/or transactions, and the protection of APSN, its clients, volunteers, members, beneficiaries and their family members and caregivers, donors and collaborative business partners.
- Internal Management. For activities such as managing APSN’s assets, and its employees, conducting audits and investigations, evaluations, finance and accounting, implementing controls, and management reporting and analysis.
- Relationship management and marketing. For activities such as to establish, maintain, extend a relationship with a client, volunteer, member, beneficiary, donor or collaborative business partner and to provide updates on APSN’s activities, administer donations, sponsorships and funding.
- Research and Studies. Carrying out and participating in research and analysis to be able to provide social services and assistance to the beneficiaries in furtherance of the objects of APSN.
In relation to particular products or services or in your interactions with us, APSN may also have specifically notified you of other purposes for which APSN may collect, use, store or otherwise process your personal data. If so, then APSN may process your personal data for these additional purposes as well, unless APSN has specifically notified you otherwise.
In the course of its activities and/or providing the services, APSN may need to collect, use, store or otherwise process personal data within the framework of PDPA. APSN may collect personal data in various ways, including in person-to-person meetings and interviews, and through information and data collected through completed forms or questionnaires, documents and/or information provided to APSN.
Personal data that APSN may process include:
- Contact information. This may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
- Financial information. This may include your bank account number, payment status and invoices.
- Identification information. APSN may require certain identification information to ensure that APSN may authenticate your identity in the course of its activities and/or providing the services.
- Health and medical records and family conditions. This may include medical history and information about a family’s conditions, financial circumstances, employment status and services the beneficiary or family/caregiver is receiving for purposes of evaluating the potential beneficiary’s suitability for social services or administering social services.
- Employment information. In processing applications for employment, APSN may process resumes, references, certificates of graduation and qualification and other personal data about candidates. If a candidate’s application is not suitable for APSN’s current requirements, APSN may keep a record of the application, including the personal data provided, and may contact the candidate again if a suitable position becomes available.
- Media. CCTV recordings, video footage and photos may constitute personal data, and APSN may process such data in accordance with the applicable consent of and/or notification to the data subject.
The Site may also use third party analytics services. Such services will evaluate your use of the Site, compiling reports on your activity and duration on the Site, while providing other miscellaneous services relating to website activity and usage. Such service providers may also transfer this information to other third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalves.
APSN may share your personal data with third parties in the following circumstances:
- With its affiliates, or with third parties if such is necessary for the purposes as listed above. If appropriate, APSN may require third parties to ensure the protection of the rights of data subjects, by requiring such third parties to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures.
- With its officers, members, volunteers and/or employees if and to the extent necessary for the performance of their responsibilities and services.
- To regulatory agencies and if and when required to do so by law, court order, or other legal process, for example, with law enforcement agencies or other governmental agencies.
You may have certain rights under the PDPA that you may exercise in relation to your personal data. Please note that in some cases APSN is not required to comply or fully comply with your request. You may refer to the PDPA for more information.
order to process your request. APSN may also charge a reasonable fee to cover applicable administration costs when dealing with any requests for access and/or correction, which APSN shall inform you of in advance.
In any event, please note that there may be circumstances where APSN may not be required to grant a request for access and/or correction. You may refer to the PDPA for more information. APSN shall endeavour to disclose and/or correct such personal data in accordance with applicable legal obligations, and where APSN refuses to do so, it may, where possible, provide you with the reasons for refusal.
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