Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Straits Alliance Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter called ‘SA’) collects, uses and/or shares information we obtain from employers and individuals (“you” or “your”) through our website and during communication with us. Please read through our privacy policy carefully to learn how we treat information provided to us.

Collection of Information

By accessing our site and/or using the services, you agree and consent to our use of any information that you provide to us or that we collect from you, your clients, your candidates,your employees or colleagues during the ordering process or in communication with us, for a background check. The information we collect includes personal information such as name, email, contact number, date of birth, passport number, social security number, identity card number, address history, education certificates, professional license, etc.

Use and Sharing of Information

SA gathers the information for the sole purpose of performing a background search requested by you and we do not sell, lease nor disclose your information to third parties. However, during the course of business, we may employ our partners or agents to act on our behalf. They are contractually obligated to uphold the confidentiality and privacy of information collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Partners or agents are prohibited from sharing any information collected with other third parties and will only use the information for its intended purposes.

When a background check is ordered, SA will request a signed consent form from candidate to use their personal data for the purpose of performing the checks. Only when permission is granted, will SA proceed to perform the background screening. This is to ensure that we are not violating the rights of individuals as well as protecting our own rights. If you or your candidate do not wish to submit the consent form nor personal information, please do not place an order requesting a background screening.

We may however share your information in the event that we believe disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with the law, a legal requirement or process, including without limitation, court orders, or other compulsory disclosures, or to establish or exercise our legal rights; (ii) enforce this Privacy Policy; (iii) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or violation of third party rights; or (iv) protect our rights. In addition, in the event that we undergo a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition or reorganization or sales of assets, your information may be one of the assets sold or transferred.

Access of Information

A report containing the collected information will be furnished to you. The report is the property of the company and your candidate who wish to access their personal information held about them should obtain it from you or in writing to us directly within 30 days upon signing the consent form.

Security

Our website takes every precaution to protect our user’s information. When users submit sensitive information via the secure website, their information is protected both online and off-line. Information is transmitted and secured using SSL and our systems is protected 24 x 7 in a secured environment behind a firewall.

Cookies

We gather information on our website activity such as the page you visit, the duration of stay, the number of visitors, from logs and cookies. Cookies are used to provide a better user’s experience on our site and allow us to better customize visits to our site. However, we do not store personal identifying information in cookies. By accessing our website, you consent on the storage of cookies, other storage technologies and other information collected on your device.

External Links

Our service may link to other websites and/or apps. Please be advised that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or apps as those may have different privacy policies and terms of use and are not associated with ours. You agree that we cannot control these websites and/or apps and we shall not be responsible for any use of such websites and/or apps.This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post the changes to this privacy statementand other places we deem appropriate. The privacy policy may be amended from time to time and we encourage you to check the latest version regularly.

Contact Information

Questions regarding this privacy policy should be directed to hello@straitsscreen.com

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