PRIVACY POLICY

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. THIS PRIVACY POLICY IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT 2010 (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “ACT”).

BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE OR USING ANY OF OUR SERVICES, YOU WILL BE CONCLUSIVELY PRESUMED TO HAVE NOTICE OF, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO COMPLY WITH AND BE BOUND BY OUR PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE YOUR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE AND USE OF OUR SERVICES.

UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE, THE TERM “PFF”, “OUR”, “US” AND/OR “WE” REFERS TO PENANG FUTURE FOUNDATION
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  1. What information do we collect?

    We may collect relevant information that relates directly or indirectly to you, and you are identified or identifiable from such information (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Data”) when you access our website and/or use any of our services. In general, the Personal Data processed by us is collected from you or provided by a third party to us for the purposes stated below.

    Personal Data includes, but not limited to:
    (a) Identification and demographic data(Example: Name, Email Address, Postal Address, Contact Number and Gender)
    (b) Electronic identification data(Example: IP Addresses and Cookies)
    (c) Banking and payment information(Example: Bank Card Information and Bank Account Number) and
    (d) Correspondences between you and us (Example: Exchange of Emails and Letters).
     

  2. What do we use your Personal Data for?
    Our primary purpose in collecting, processing and/or storing your Personal Data is to better provide you with the required services and information.
    The collecting, processing and/or storing of your Personal Data by us and/or our authorised service providers acting on our behalf includes  collecting, processing and/or storing of any additional information you may subsequently provide to and/or collected by us from third parties as permitted or necessary for the following purposes:
    (a) for internal record keeping, analysis and operation of PFF scholarship award;
    (b) to provide and improve our services to you;
    (c) to administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to any agreement you have entered with PFF;
    (d) to assess and process your application(s) to PFF;
    (e) to administer your participation in any of PFF’s programs;
    (f) to conduct activities and/or events;
    (g) to organise and carry out marketing or promotional operations and similar events;
    (h) to provide you with user support and troubleshoot problems;
    (i) to request feedback or participation in any of PFF’s  surveys;
    (j) to anticipate and/or resolve disputes;
    (k) to verify your identity;
    (l) to communicate any relevant messages to you;
    (m) to protect your interest, including but not limited to fraud prevention;
    (n) other legitimate activities of PFF and/or its associated company(ies); and/or
    (o) such other purposes as may be related to the foregoing
    - (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Purposes”).
     
  3. How do we protect your Personal Data?
    We value your Personal Data. As such, we will ensure an adequate level of protection in accordance with the Act and any other applicable law is given to your Personal Data collected by us and/or our authorised third party. We have therefore implemented policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and/or disclosure of your Personal Data.
    We maintain stringent procedures by only authorising employees who are strictly relevant or required to access your Personal Data on a need-to-know basis. Our employees have been educated and have personally undertaken to observe and act in accordance to your right to privacy and confidentiality in line with the Act. Any breach by our employee would be taken seriously. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we urge you to take every possible precaution to protect your Personal Data. Failure on your part to protect your Personal Data will not be attributable to us in any manner.
     
  4. Disclosure of your Personal Data
    We may share your Personal Data with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us for any of the above Purposes, any other purposes directly related to any of the above Purposes, or any other purposes for which your relevant personal data are required to be disclosed. It may be necessary for your Personal Data to be stored and/or processed in other country outside Malaysia to fulfill our obligations to you in respect of the Purposes and also in providing integrated services, maintaining and storing records in accordance with the Act. By using our website and/or services, you consent to any such storage and/or process. 
    In order to provide you with our services, we may sometimes share your relevant Personal Data with our stakeholders, subsidiaries, affiliates or authorised third parties, provided always that such sharing of your Personal Data is necessary. We will require our affiliates or these third parties to take appropriate organisational and technical measures to protect your Personal Data in accordance with the Act and/or other applicable laws. 
    We shall not share, sell, rent, trade or otherwise transfer any of your Personal Data to any third party without your explicit consent, except as provided in this Privacy Policy.
    Notwithstanding the above, we may also disclose your Personal Data in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, or other legal actions; as required by law or regulation, or if PFF reasonably considers necessary to protect PFF, its stakeholders, or the public.
    As we continue to develop our operations, your Personal Data will generally be one of the transferred assets. We reserve the right to include your collected and stored Personal Data as an asset, in any such transfer to a third party.
     
  5. Third party links
    Our website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party websites and we do not have any control over the same. We advise you to learn about the privacy policies of the said third party websites. Please also note that some of these third party websites may be co-branded with our logo or trademark, even though they are not operated or maintained by us.
     
  6. Your Consent and Rights
    By submitting your Personal Data to us, you hereby authorise and consent for us to process and store your Personal Data for the Purposes set above and/or for any other purposes related to the said Purposes. If you do not consent or subsequently withdraw your consent to the processing and storing of your Personal Data, please note that we may not be able to perform our obligations to you in respect of the Purposes and/or for any other purposes related to the Purposes. For the purpose of maintaining your Personal Data and ensuring the same is accurate, you may at any time after the submission of your Personal Data to us, request for access, correction to your Personal Data and/or limit the processing of your Personal Data by writing to us at: info@penangfuturefoundation.my
     
  7. Changes to our Privacy Policy
    We reserve the right, at our sole and absolute discretion, to amend the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notification. Any revision to the Privacy Policy shall become effective upon its publication on our website.
     
  8. Contacting Us
    If you have questions or concerns, please email us at info@penangfuturefoundation.my