Davinder Singh Chambers LLC (“DSC”)
Data Protection Notice (“Notice”)
Updated as at 01 Jan 2023
Overview and Scope
In this Notice, “we,” “us,” “our” or “Company” means Davinder Singh Chambers LLC (“DSC”), “you”, “your” or “yours” means the persons to whom this Notice applies.
“Personal Data” has the same meaning as that defined in the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”), and means any data or information, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified either (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which DSC is likely to have access to.
Your Personal Data privacy is important to us and we are highly committed to protecting and managing your Personal Data in a responsible manner in line with this Notice.
This Notice sets out the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data.
Personal Data excludes “Business Contact Information” which means an individual's name, designation or title, business telephone number, business address, business electronic mail address or business fax number and any other similar information about the individual, not provided by the individual solely for his personal purposes.
When and what kind of Personal Data do we collect?
DSC may collect, use and disclose the following Personal Data about you:
(a) when you provide Personal Data by filling in online or hardcopy forms when applying for DSC’s services or feedback, asking queries, requests and other submissions;
(b) if and when you contact DSC (i.e., telephone calls, social media, faxes and emails), we may keep a record of that correspondence;
(c) when you fill up DSC’s employee information form;
(d) if you enter into any contract with DSC or sign up for any services from DSC (e.g., engaging DSC as legal counsel, etc.); or
(e) if and when you respond to any of DSC’s communication materials.
DSC may collect the following kinds of Personal Data through the different channels mentioned above:
(a) full name;
(b) business and/or residential addresses;
(c) business and/or personal email addresses;
(d) mobile and business telephone numbers;
(e) date of birth;
(f) NRIC/Passport numbers, if required;
(g) EP/WP numbers and details, if required;
(h) gender, religion and ethnicity information;
(i) marital status;
(j) emergency contact, next-of-kin or family information;
(k) medical, legal and financial history;
(l) bank account details;
(m) ACRA profiles;
(n) photos and videos;
(o) educational, employment history and professional qualifications, including testimonials and references;
(p) curricula vitae; and
(q) any other information that on its own, or when combined with other information, can uniquely identify individuals.
What purposes does DSC Collect, Use and Disclose Personal Data for?
DSC may use the information we collect from you for any of the following purposes:
(a) To perform or carry out DSC’s obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us;
(b) For due diligence and conflict checks purposes;
(c) For client administration, services requests and enquiries;
(d) For payment administration purposes;
(e) For communications purposes;
(f) For government, audit and other regulatory and reporting purposes;
(g) For recruitment and evaluation purposes if you apply for a job with DSC, i.e, to determine job suitability;
(h) For internal reporting and/or accounting purposes; and/or
(i) Purposes incidental to each or all of the above.
We may also contact you by any means of communication for which you have given us contact details, including but not limited to email, telephone and post, for the purpose of getting your feedback or for providing you with information which we believe could be of interest to you or your organisation.
By your submission of your Personal Data to us, you consent to the onward disclosure of your Personal Data to these agents or service providers (as set out above under “What purposes does DSC collect, use and disclose personal data for?”) and the processing of your Personal Data by these agents or service providers.
Consent for the collection and use of your Personal Data
In this regard, you should ensure that all Personal Data submitted to us is complete, accurate and true at the time of submission. Failure on your part to do so may result in our inability to provide you with services you have requested.
If you do not consent to any of the above business purposes, DSC may also be unable to meet the purposes for which the information was collected.
Does DSC disclose Personal Data to third parties?
On occasion, DSC may use third party partners, agents and service providers to assist us in the use of your Personal Data. You consent to such use of your Personal Data by continuing to browse DSC’s website.
DSC will not transfer Personal Data to entities outside its organisation in or outside Singapore unless there are safeguards to ensure that the transferred Personal Data will be accorded a level of protection which is comparable to the protection under the PDPA or DSC has obtained your explicit consent.
For how long does DSC retain your Personal Data?
DSC will cease to retain Personal Data, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that the purpose for collection of such Personal Data is no longer being served by such retention, and such retention is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
When you visit DSC’s website, DSC may collect or analyse anonymised information from which individual information will not be identified. The information collected may include the number of users and the amount of time they stay on our website, which countries they are from, and what mode of device they are currently using to view our website, as well as domain information that helps us to learn our client’s profile and the frequency of viewing. We use this information to improve our website’s content and navigation.
Please note that our cookies do not have an expiration date and do not collect personally identifiable information.
How does DSC protect your Personal Data?
The Personal Data that we hold about you may be stored on servers in or outside Singapore and on cloud servers (owned by Microsoft). DSC implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your submitted information. All electronic storage and transmission of Personal Data is secured and stored on managed servers with controlled access and appropriate security technologies.
Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that all Personal Data will be protected, DSC cannot be responsible for any unauthorised use or misuse of such information and damage arising from risks which are inherent in all internet communications.
Your Personal Data will only be disclosed for the express purpose of delivering the service requested and shall not be sold, nor shall it be disclosed to any other company for any other reason whatsoever without your consent.
Links to third party websites from DSC’s website
Access and Correction of Personal Data
Please contact us via email@example.com should you wish to have access to or seek to update, correct or withdraw the consent to collect and use your Personal Data. Your email should identify yourself and state which Personal Data and information about its use and/or disclosure is requested.