Community Chest is committed to protecting your privacy and developing
technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This
Statement of Privacy applies to the Community Chest Web
site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Community Chest
website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
GOVERNMENT AGENCY PRIVACY STATEMENT
1. This is a Government Agency website. We adopt the same principles relating to your privacy as other Government of Singapore websites. If you are only browsing this website, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually.
2. If you choose to make an application or send us an email for which you provide us with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in a most efficient and effective way, unless such sharing is prohibited by law. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.
3. For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data. We will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of public services to you.
4. To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data is secured with appropriate security technologies.
5. This site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.
6. Please email to > [email protected]
(a) For any enquires or feedback on our data protection policies and procedures,
(b) If you require more information on or access to the data which you have earlier provided to us.
Collection of your Personal Information
Community Chest collects personally
identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work
address or telephone number, ONLY when you have opted to enter/disclose this information on our website, such as, through registration/donation forms.
There is also information about your computer hardware and
software that is automatically collected by Community Chest. This information
can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and
referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Community Chest for
the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to
provide general statistics regarding use of the Community Chest Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable
information or personally sensitive data through Community Chest public
message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note:
Community Chest does not read any of your private online communications.
Community Chest encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites
you choose to link to from Community Chest so that you can understand how
those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Community Chest is
not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites
outside of the Community Chest and Community Chest family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Community Chest collects and uses your personal
information to operate the Community Chest Web site and deliver the services
you have requested. Community Chest also uses your personally identifiable
information to inform you of other products or services available from
Community Chest and its affiliates. Community Chest may also contact you
via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of
potential new services that may be offered.
Community Chest does not sell,
rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Community Chest may, from
time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a
particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique
personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number)
is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Community Chest may share
data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you
email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All
such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except
to provide these services to Community Chest, and they are required to
maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Community Chest does not
use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or
political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Community Chest keeps
track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Community Chest,
in order to determine what Community Chest services are the most popular.
This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within
Community Chest to customers whose behavior indicates that they are
interested in a particular subject area.
Community Chest Web sites will
disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so
by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a)
conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
Community Chest or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of
Community Chest; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the
personal safety of users of Community Chest, or the public.
The Community Chest Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your
online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by
a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to
your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a
web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary
purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a
specific page. For example, if you personalize Community Chest pages, or
register with Community Chest site or services, a cookie helps
Community Chest to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as
billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same
Community Chest Web site, the information you previously provided can be
retrieved, so you can easily use the Community Chest features that you
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser
setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you
may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the
Community Chest services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Community Chest secures your personal information from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Community Chest secures the
personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a
controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or
disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is
transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption,
such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Community Chest will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect
company and customer feedback. Community Chest encourages you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how Community Chest is protecting
Community Chest welcomes your comments
regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Community Chest has
not adhered to this Statement, please contact Community Chest at [email protected]
will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the