Privacy Statement

Singapore Polytechnic, as an educational institution in Singapore, subscribes to the following:


1 This is a Government of Singapore website. Thank you for examining our privacy statement.

2 If you are only browsing this website, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually.

3 If you choose to make an application or send us an e-mail 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 legislation. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.

4 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 Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data.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.

5 To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data are secured with appropriate security technologies.

6 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.

In addition to the above we would like to state that we understand and respect your need for privacy. We recognise your need for appropriate protection and management of personally identifiable information that you have shared with us.

Generally, you do not have to tell us who you are or reveal any personal information about yourself when you visit our web site. However, when you register for a course online or when your enter any competition organised by Singapore Polytechnic, you will be asked to provide us with your name, e-mail address, postal address and possibly other personal information.

We would like to assure you that we do not sell or give away any private information shared with us to any third party. However in competitions such as quizzes, relevant and limited information about the winners (e.g. name and identity number) may be published on the Polytechnic's web site so as to identify winners unambiguously.

Singapore Polytechnic
Last updated August 2004

Last updated/checked on 6 September, 2007

Last updated/checked on 22 October, 2008