POLICIES & TERMS

PRIVACY POLICY

At PacificLight, protecting your personal data is important to us. PacificLight respects the privacy of your personal data and does not collect information about you without your knowledge. This privacy policy explains how we, that is, PacificLight and its affiliates, collect, retain, use and disclose your personal data.

JOB APPLICANTS

This Privacy Policy applies to all persons who have applied for a position with us.

Personal data refers to any information about a person from which such person can be identified. It includes all personal data provided to us by you in your job application, curriculum vitae and in the course of the application and interview process. Personal data we may collect includes, without limitation, your:

  1. name, nationality;
  2. residential address, telephone numbers, email address and other contact details;
  3. resume, educational qualifications, professional qualifications and certifications and employment references;
  4. employment and training history;
  5. health issues and disabilities;
  6. personal background;
  7. photographs.

We also collect and store information on your preferences by way of cookies during your visit to our website. Please refer to the section below on cookies.

By submitting any personal data to us, you are accepting this Privacy Policy and expressly agreeing to the collection, retention and usage of your personal data. We generally collect, retain and use personal data that:

  • (a) you voluntarily provide in the course of or in connection with your job application with us, or via a third party who has been duly authorised by you to disclose your personal data to us (your “authorised representative”, which may include your job placement agent), after (i) you (or your authorised representative) have been notified of the purposes for which the data is collected, and (ii) you (or your authorised representative) have provided written consent to the collection and usage of your personal data for those purposes, or
  • (b) is permitted or required by the PDPA or other laws.

We shall seek your consent before collecting any additional personal data and before using your personal data for a purpose which has not been notified to you (except where permitted or authorised by law).

Your personal data will be collected, used and disclosed for the following purposes:

  • (i) assessing and evaluating your suitability for employment in any current or prospective position within the organisation;
  • (ii) verifying your identity and the accuracy of your personal details and other information provided; and
  • (iii) facilitating our compliance with any laws, customs and regulations which may be applicable to us.

We may collect, use or disclose your personal data under an exception of PDPA if necessary. You shall ensure that all personal data submitted to us is complete, accurate, true and correct. If there is a change to any personal data, including your contact information such as your home address, email address or telephone number, please promptly update us on such change at [email protected].

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used to improve our website’s functionality by gathering and storing information about user preferences. This will help us to serve you better. You may disable cookies by changing the setting on your browser. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access or use certain features on our website.

We take reasonable measures to safeguard your personal data in our possession from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks.

You should be aware, however, that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. Whilst security cannot be guaranteed, we strive to protect the security of your information and are constantly reviewing and enhancing our information security measures. In the event there is any breach of the protection or security on your personal data, we shall notify you no later than 72 hours from such occurrence.

This website may contain links to third-party websites where the data protection and privacy practice may be different from ours. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of these other websites and we encourage you to refer to the privacy statement of these websites.

We shall only retain your personal data as long as there are continuing purpose(s) for doing so. Where such purposes no longer exist, we shall cease to retain your personal data by either deleting or anonymising your personal data.

We generally do not transfer your personal data overseas. However, if we do so, we shall obtain your consent for the transfer to be made and will take steps to ensure that your personal data continues to receive a standard of protection that is at least comparable to that provided under PDPA.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you would like to:

  • (1) enquire on this policy;
  • (2) withdraw your consent to any use of your personal data; and/or
  • (3) obtain access and make corrections to your personal data, update your personal information with us or wish to make an application concerning your personal information.

You may withdraw your consent for us to collect, use or disclose your personal data for any or all of the purposes listed above by giving us reasonable notice to process your request and for us to notify you of the consequences of your withdrawal.

If withdrawing your personal data affects our ability to process your job application, we shall notify you before completing the processing of your request. Should you decide to cancel your withdrawal of consent, please inform us in writing to [email protected].

Please note that despite your withdrawal of consent, we may be entitled to continue to retain, use and disclose personal data where such retention, use and disclosure without consent is permitted or required by law.

If you have any comments, questions or complaints about PacificLight’s privacy policy or our use of your personal data, you may also contact our data protection officer at [email protected].

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time and we shall post such amended policy on our website. We encourage you to check the latest version of this Privacy Policy regularly.

LAST UPDATED: 22 December 2020