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This Personal Data Protection Policy informs you of how GIC Private Limited and its subsidiaries, all overseas offices and relevant investment holding / management services companies (collectively, “GIC Group”), as well as its representatives and/or agents (collectively referred to herein as “GIC”, “the Group”, “us”, “we” or “our”) manage your Personal Data (defined below).
Please take a moment to read this Personal Data Protection Policy so that you know and understand the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your Personal Data.
Depending on the country in which your Personal Data is being collected, used, disclosed or processed by us, different country-specific addendum* may apply. If your Personal Data has been collected, used or disclosed by us in a particular country, you should check if there is a country-specific addendum applicable to you and the terms of the collection, use, disclosure and processing of your Personal Data. The terms set out in such addendums are in addition to the terms set out in this Personal Data Protection Policy and form an integral part of this Personal Data Protection Policy.
The security of your Personal Data is important to us. We have taken reasonable steps to safeguard the Personal Data under our control against unauthorised access, disclosures and other similar risks. Access to your Personal Data is restricted to those parties who need to know such Personal Data in relation to the purposes specified in this Personal Data Protection Policy.
By interacting with us including through electronic mail message or phone conversations, accessing and using GIC websites, intranet or portal or submitting information to us, you agree and consent to us collecting, using, disclosing and sharing amongst ourselves your Personal Data, and disclosing such Personal Data to GIC’s authorised service providers and relevant third parties in the manner set forth in this Personal Data Protection Policy.
If you do not agree to this Personal Data Protection Policy, please do not access or use GIC websites, intranet or portal.
*Note: There are no country-specific addendums for Singapore and United States.
This Personal Data Protection Policy supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consents you may have previously provided to GIC in respect of your Personal Data. Your consents herein are additional to any rights which any member of the GIC Group may have at law to collect, use, disclose or process your Personal Data.
GIC may update or change this Personal Data Protection Policy from time to time to ensure that it is consistent with our future developments, industry trends and/or any changes in legal or regulatory requirements. All changes will be posted on this page.
Subject to your rights at law, you agree to be bound by the prevailing terms of this Personal Data Protection Policy as updated from time to time on this website. Please check back regularly for updated information on the handling of your Personal Data.
This Personal Data Protection Policy was last updated on 27 August 2019.
To view country-specific addendums, please click here.
1.1 In this Personal Data Protection Policy, “Personal Data” shall mean the following (unless otherwise defined in the country-specific addendums):
2.1 Generally, we collect Personal Data in the following ways:
2.2 If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. information of your dependents, spouse, children and/or parents), by submitting such information to us, you represent and warrant to us that they have read and understood this Personal Data Protection Policy and that you have obtained the requisite consent of such third party and/or are authorized to provide us with such Personal Data for the relevant purposes contained in this Personal Data Protection Policy.
2.3 You are to ensure that all Personal Data submitted to us is complete, accurate, true and correct. Failure on your part to do so may result in our inability to fulfil your requests and/or applications or delays in processing your applications.
2.4 When you browse GIC websites, intranet or portal, you generally do so anonymously but please see paragraph 5 below for information on cookies and other technologies which we have implemented on GIC websites, intranet or portal.
3.1 GIC generally collects, uses, discloses and processes your Personal Data for the following purposes:
3.2 In addition, GIC may collect, use and / or disclose your Personal Data for the following purposes, depending on the nature of our relationship with you:
3.3 Furthermore, where permitted under applicable law, if you attend events organised by GIC or jointly by GIC and third parties, GIC may also collect, use, disclose and transfer photos and videos featuring you for publicity purposes on GIC’s external and internal webpages, brochures and other electronic medium such as social media sites and emails.
4.1 GIC will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data against unauthorised disclosure. Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, your Personal Data may be disclosed to the parties listed below (whether located in your local jurisdiction or overseas) , for the purposes listed above (where applicable) to:
#Note: This is not applicable to the India and UK Addendum.
5.2 The information collected by us or our authorised service providers may recognise a visitor as a unique user and may collect information such as how a visitor arrives at our websites, what kind of browser a visitor is on, what operating system a visitor is using, a visitor’s IP address and a visitor’s click stream information and time stamp (for example, which pages they have viewed, the time the pages were accessed and the time spent per web page).
Cookies – Small text files (typically made up of letters and numbers) placed in the memory of your browser or device when you visit a website or view a message. Cookies allow a website to recognize a particular device or browser. There are several types of cookies:
Cookies can be disabled or removed by tools that are available in most commercial browsers. The preferences for each browser you use will need to be selected separately and different browsers offer different functionalities and options.
Web beacons – Small graphic images (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) may be included on our websites and services. Web beacons typically work in conjunction with cookies to profile each unique user and user behaviour.
Similar technologies – Technologies that store information in your browser or device utilizing local shared objects or local storage, such as flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other web application software methods. These technologies can operate across all of your browsers.
5.4 We offer certain website features and services that are available only through the use of these technologies. You are always free to block, delete, or disable these technologies if your browser so permits.
5.5 However, if you decline cookies or other similar technologies, you may not be able to take advantage of certain website features or services tools. For more information on how you can block, delete, or disable these technologies, please review your browser settings.
6.1 From time to time, we may aggregate and anonymise Personal Data and send this aggregated, anonymised data to our authorised service providers for the purposes of statistical studies and service improvement relating to GIC websites, intranet or portal, and for purposes reasonably related thereto.
7.1 If you:
If you withdraw your consent to any or all use of your Personal Data, depending on the nature of your request, GIC may not be in a position to administer or comply with the relevant contractual agreement or arrangement in place. This may also adversely impact and affect your employment relationship or other agreements or arrangements with GIC. GIC’s legal rights and remedies in such event are expressly reserved.
8.1 This Personal Data Protection Policy shall be governed in all respects by the laws of Singapore.
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