Taylor's is committed to comply with the recently enacted Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010 in protecting its students' personal information that has been processed by Taylor’s. We hope this section gives you as a student, a good understanding on how we handle your personal data that we collect and how you can control the disclosure of such data.
The information on the enforcement of PDPA 2010 which is provided below is in relation to the nature and type of data processed; how your data is collected and used; to whom your data can be disclosed; and your right to access and correct your personal information.
Taylor’s needs to process (that is, collect, use, store and ultimately destroy) your personal data for various academic, educational and administrative purposes. Generally, your personal data that we collect and process, includes but not restricted to:
Name, Identification number (NRIC), Passport number, Address, Contact numbers, Gender, Date of birth, Previous qualification, Personal email address, Photo and images, Marital status, Emergencies contact person(s) details, Family / guardian information.
Sensitive Personal Data
Some of the personal data that we process may include what is defined as 'sensitive personal data' under the Act and these include, but not restricted to:
Race, Religion, Health, Records of misconduct and disciplinary action, Records of criminal offence
This sensitive information shall be treated carefully by Taylor’s and will only be used for specific purposes. It will not be released to a third party without your explicit consent unless it is necessary to protect your interests.
Provision of Information
The provision of all information requested for in the relevant forms of Taylor’s is mandatory, unless specified otherwise. This is to enable us to process your application and / or request for our services.
Should you fail to provide the said information, Taylor’s will be unable to process your request and / or provide you with the relevant services.
The purpose for which personal data is collected and further processed includes, but not restricted to the following:
Most, if not all, of your personal data was obtained from you directly, either from the following sources or from any other information you provided and this may include:
In some instances, your personal data may have been obtained from external sources including, but not restricted to the following:
Taylor’s will keep your personal data confidential unless you have given the written consent to such disclosure or it is within the ambit of permitted disclosures under prevailing laws / guidelines, Taylor’s may disclose your information to the categories of third parties as listed below (not restricted to):
You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by Taylor’s under the Act. Taylor’s always endeavours to upkeep the changes on your personal information in our student database system and hence you are encouraged to notify Campus Central of the changes in a timely manner.
You may do the following by completing the "Update My Profile" online form via Campus Central Portal to update your personal data.
Any request to exercise your rights shall be administered as per the Act. Please be informed that pursuant to the Act, your request may be rejected in certain circumstances.