What does this Policy Cover?
sets out the principles HashTaqs follows when collecting, using, disclosing, retaining and removing personal data; and
describes other important topics relating to an individual’s privacy.
By purchasing goods or services from HashTaqs, or its related brands or subsidiaries such as HER Entrepreneur or Rendeur, communicating with HashTaqs through email, by telephone, in writing or by using any of HashTaqs’ other services, including the HashTaqs’ website, or by providing personal data to us, you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data in the manner described in this policy.
Collection Use and Storage of Personal Data
The type of personal data that HashTaqs may collect from individuals will depend upon the particular transaction and the dealing. Normally the personal data collected by HashTaqs may include an individual’s:
name, title, address;
personal identification and/or passport number;
email address and online passwords;
records of communications with HashTaqs;
responses to market surveys and contests conducted by HashTaqs or on HashTaqs’ behalf;
credit card or debit card information;
website usage information.
Photos during events or trainings
HashTaqs only collects, uses and discloses personal data with an individual’s consent or deemed consent or as otherwise permitted under the PDPA or other applicable laws and regulations.
Personal Data will, generally, only be collected and used for the primary purposes of:
HashTaqs takes reasonable steps to ensure the individual is aware of:
conducting, improving, maintaining and developing a business relationship.
processing, servicing or enforcing transactions and sending related communications;
identification and verification purposes in connection with any of the services or products that may be supplied to individuals;
responding to individual’s queries;
administering contests or market surveys conducted by Rendeur or Hashtaqs, or on Rendeur or Hashtaqs’ behalf
marketing (such as providing individuals with information about our products and promotional notices and offers); and
improving the Rendeur or Hashtaqs website.
the likely use of the information;
the means of requesting Rendeur or Hashtaqs on the provision of personal data that is in the possession of Rendeur or Hashtaqs;
the means of withdrawing any consent in respect of the collection, use or disclosure of the personal data that is in the possession of Rendeur or Hashtaqs;
the identity and contact details of the organisation;
any law requiring collection of the information; and
the main consequences of failure to provide the information.
How HashTaqs will disclose your Personal Data?
HashTaqs discloses personal data:
for the primary purpose for which it was collected; or
for purposes that a reasonable person will consider appropriate in the circumstances; or
where the individual has consented; or
for direct marketing by HashTaqs where consent has been given but giving individuals the opportunity to opt out of such direct marketing. HashTaqs includes its contact details in any direct marketing; or
where permitted under the PDPA or other applicable law or if required by law.
HashTaqs does not disclose your personal data for any secondary purposes unless your consent has been given or if so permitted or required under the PDPA or other applicable laws and regulations.
HashTaqs will not sell or license any personal data that it collects from an individual.
There may be other situations where we may collect and use personal data, which are outside a person’s reasonable expectation. When this occurs, HashTaqs is committed to providing the individual with an explanation for the possible use of the personal data when asking for the individual’s consent.
Accuracy and Correction of Personal Data
HashTaqs discloses personal data:
HashTaqs takes steps to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date by updating its records whenever changes to information come to its attention. HashTaqs disregards information which seems, on a reasonable basis, be inaccurate or out of date by reason of the time which has elapsed since it was collected or by reason of any other information in its possession.
If an individual has submitted personal data to HashTaqs electronically or otherwise, and would like it corrected, then a written request should be sent by email to the Privacy Officer at [email protected] or to the address below.
HashTaqs will comply with an individual’s request to correct their personal data as soon as practicable.
If HashTaqs disagrees with any request to correct an individual’s personal data on reasonable grounds, HashTaqs shall annotate the personal data with the correction that was requested but not made.
Withdrawal of Consent
An individual may withdraw his consent for the collection, use or disclosure of personal data by giving HashTaqs reasonable notice by sending a written request (a) by email to the Privacy Officer at hr,[email protected] or (b) to the address below. HashTaqs shall inform the individual of the likely consequences of the withdrawal of the consent. HashTaqs will cease to collect, use or disclose the personal data upon such withdrawal unless otherwise permitted or required by the PDPA or other applicable laws and regulations.
Using our Website
As with most websites, when you visit the HashTaqs website or use an application on the HashTaqs website, HashTaqs may record anonymous information such as IP address (where not used to identify a specific individual), time, date, referring URL, pages accessed and documents downloaded, type of browser and operating system.
HashTaqs also uses “cookies”. A cookie is a small file that stays on your computer until, depending on whether it is a sessional or persistent cookie, you turn your computer off or it expires. Cookies may collect and store your personal data. You may adjust your internet browser to disable cookies. If cookies are disabled you may still use the HashTaqs website, but may be limited in the use of some of the features.
Security of your Personal Data
HashTaqs will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is securely stored.
HashTaqs protects personal data from misuse or loss by restricting access to the information in electronic format and by appropriate physical and communications security.
Any data destroyed is disposed of in a manner that protects the privacy of personal data in an appropriate manner.
Dealing with Unsolicited Information
HashTaqs takes all reasonable steps to ensure that all unsolicited information is destroyed immediately.
Access to Personal Data
If an individual wishes to be provided with information regarding their Personal Data that is in the possession or under the control of HashTaqs or the ways in which such Personal Data has been used or disclosed by HashTaqs in the year preceding such request, then that person needs to send a written request by email to the Privacy Officer at [email protected] or to the address as detailed below. Rendeur or Hashtaqs will handle such requests as soon as reasonably possible in accordance with the PDPA.
Anonymity when dealing with HashTaqs
HashTaqs allows individuals the option not to identify themselves when dealing with it, where practicable.
Cross Border Disclosure
Any personal data provided to HashTaqs may be transferred to, stored by or disclosed to an overseas recipient. For example, HashTaqs may use a server hosted overseas to store data, which may include your personal data.
Your personal data may also be processed by employees or by other third parties operating outside of Singapore, who work for Rendeur or HashTaqs, or by the representatives and employees of Rendeur’s or HashTaqs’ parent company.
HashTaqs will take reasonable steps, in the circumstances, before your personal data is disclosed to an overseas recipient, to ensure that the overseas recipient provide a standard of protection to personal data so transferred that is comparable to the protection under the PDPA.
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