PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy applies to Foo Kon Tan LLP ('FKT')  firms established in Singapore. It governs the personal information of personnel and clients that we collect, store, use and disclose personal information sent to FKT and its website with compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). This statement, set forth below, is our privacy statement for FKT firms. Here we describe the practices we follow in respect to the privacy of all visitors to Our Site.

In this statement, personal information means data which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly, such as your name or your contact information. The information can be in various medium such as through oral communication, electronic, photographic or written via email, paper mode, photographs or any electronic devices. It covers facts and opinions about people.

Collection, use, disclosure, choice

Registration is not required for you to use Our Site. If you are only a visitor, we do not collect any personal information about you. However, there may be circumstances in which you choose to register and receive ongoing updates from FKT. In these cases, FKT may contact registrants to invite them to special events, provide them with information about our services, publications and products, or for other marketing purposes. For example, you may choose to register for

  • Email alerts

FKT offers an email alert service to site visitors, in which we send subscribers email updates when new information is added to Our Site. If you decide to subscribe, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your name and email address.

  • Expressing an interest in working for FKT firms

Our Site enables you to register your interest in working for us or applying for an advertised vacancy. Please visit the careers section to get more detail about the recruitment process and the information needed from applicants. Information collected at registration is protected using industry standard encryption technology as it is sent over the Internet.

Special categories of personal data 

FKT does not intentionally collect any special categories of personal data (sensitive personal information) unless we are legally required to do so, for example, for recruitment purposes. Sensitive personal information includes: information revealing racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; criminal history (including convictions or offences committed) trade union membership; the processing of genetic or biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person; information concerning physical or mental health or condition; information concerning a natural person sexual orientation; and in some cases, social security numbers or financial information.

Security

FKT works to protect the confidentiality and security of information it obtains in the course of its business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place, designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

Disclosure

  • FKT may only disclose your personal information outside of FKT where the disclosure is necessary to fulfill your request and involves a third party organisation with which FKT has a relationship; or when explicitly requested by you, the site visitor; or as required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement; or where the disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business. 

  • FKT will only disclose your personal information to third parties that have agreed in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection.

  • FKT may use external service providers to assist with, for example, information technology and other administrative support services to operate Our Site. 

  • FKT will guard that personal information is limited to those who have a need to know basis. Personnel who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.

 

Controlling your personal information

FKT does not collect or compile personal information obtained by Our Site for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

You are legally entitled to request details of the personal information we are holding about you. FKT provides you the ability to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If at any point you would like FKT to rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal information, or you would like to obtain confirmation whether or not your personal information is processed by FKT, access your personal information, exercise your right to data portability or withdraw your consent to processing, please contact us where appropriate.

Third party links

Please note that fookontan.com sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. Visitors to Our Site may be directed to third party sites for more information, such as about our events, content sponsorship, vendor services, government entities, non-profits, and social networks.

FKT makes no representations or warranties regarding how your information is stored or used on third party servers. We recommend that you review the privacy statement of each third party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal information.

Social media platforms

You may wish to participate in the various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media platforms hosted by FKT (“Social Media Platforms") which we make available to you. The main aim of these Social Media Platforms is to facilitate and allow you to share content. However, FKT cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on social media platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

FKT may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organizations over which FKT has no control. FKT makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers.

 

A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either FKT or that third party of the other or its products and services. FKT makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy statement of each third party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal information.

Changes to this privacy statement

Raising awareness of threats to data privacy and information security is dynamic. FKT may change this privacy statement to reflect changes as needed. If changes to the statement are made, please note that it may take up to 60 business days before new privacy practices are implemented. Check this page if you would like to know what are the changes.

 

Unsubscribe

FKT gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personal information. If you have registered for any FKT related updates through fookontan.com, and do not wish to receive future emails, please visit our unsubscribe page within the application you registered.

Complaints

If you are concerned about an alleged breach of privacy law or any other regulation by FKT, you can contact us at dpo@fookontan.com. We investigate your complaint and give you information about how it will be handled.

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