The A*STAR’s National Metrology Centre (NMC) is the national measurement institute of Singapore, dedicated to advancing measurement science for an innovative and competitive economy
NMC establishes, develops, maintains and disseminates the national measurement standards traceable to the International System of Units, providing key support to a wide spectrum of industry.
Achieving the nation’s highest level of physical measurement through close collaboration with leading national and international organisation.
With a multidisciplinary team of experienced scientists and engineers and state-of-the-art facilities, NMC provides dedicated services to industry partners to meet their specific needs.
NMC believes in working in close collaboration with industry partners, to create values for them and fuel growth for the industry.
Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014
This Privacy Statement applies to the NMC website
(www.a-star.edu.sg/nmc, the "Website"). This Privacy Statement sets out
how we collect, use or disclose personal data that you have provided
to us through the Website. By visiting the Website you are accepting
and consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data
described in this Privacy Statement.
For more information on this Privacy Statement, please contact our Data Protection Officer ("DPO") at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT WE COLLECT
We may collect personal data such as your name, email
address, birth date, gender, home address, contact information,
citizenship, NRIC, educational background, and Internet Protocol
addresses (“Personal Data”) when you:
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
NMC, and our third party service providers as the case may be, may use your Personal Data:
HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
In order to provide the above services to you, we may share your Personal Data with the following entities:
As some third parties may be located outside of
Singapore, your Personal Data may be transferred out of Singapore from
time to time. Such transfers will be carried out in accordance with the
relevant data protection laws. Third parties, with the exception of
Government bodies, are subject to confidentiality obligations and may
only use your Personal Data to perform the necessary functions and not
for other purposes.
NMC may also disclose personal data as permitted or required by law.
A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your Internet
browsing software (the “browser”) by a website that you visit. It helps
the website to remember information about your visit to make your next
visit easier and the site more useful to you.
able to receive personalized features of the Website, which rely on the
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to other third party
websites and microsites, whose privacy practices may differ from those
of NMC. If you submit Personal Data to any of those sites, your
Personal Data is not subject to this Privacy Statement.
We encourage you to review the privacy statement of any site
you visit. By clicking on or activating such links and leaving the
Website, we can no longer exercise control over any data or information
which you give to any other entity after leaving the Website. Any
access to such other sites or pages is therefore entirely at your own
RETENTION OF INFORMATION
Your Personal Data will be retained for as long as it is
necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it is collected or for
business or legal purposes, or in accordance with applicable laws.
Should you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing list,
if your application is rejected or if you no longer work with NMC,
please note that your Personal Data may still be retained on our
database to the extent permitted by law.
We take reasonable measures to keep your Personal Data
secure, but we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer for
unauthorized access or loss of any data provided to the Website.
We may, but are not obliged to, post a notice on the
Website if a security breach occurs, or send an email to you at the
email address you have provided to us in these circumstances.
ACCESSING AND AMENDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
You may review and amend your Personal Data at any time by
signing into your user account and selecting “Update Profile” or
equivalent, or by contacting our DPO.
You may also contact our DPO to withdraw your consent to our use of your Personal Data.
Please allow ten (10) working days for your request to be processed.
CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Any changes we may make to our privacy statement in the
future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to
you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or
changes to our privacy statement.
All other questions on our use of your Personal Data
should be addressed to our DPO, whom you may contact at
National Metrology Centre
1 Science Park Drive
T: +65 6279 1900
F: +65 6279 1992/1993
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