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Privacy Policy

Privacy statement

Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries respect your privacy. Privacy and the protection of your personal data are important to us and we are committed to protecting the integrity, availability and confidentiality of your personal data. This Privacy Statement outlines your rights to privacy and our commitment to safeguarding personal data. It is meant to help you understand how we process and protect your personal data. “Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’).

Updated 02. Aug 2018

Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd processes personal data as an employer, as a supplier of services, for marketing purposes and in connection with visits to this website.

As controller, Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd processes personal data for the following main purposes:     

(i) Customer and supplier information
Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd processes personal data regarding customers and suppliers as well as any third parties required for the performance of contractual obligations. This personal information may be exchanged between the various legal entities within Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd, but will not be disclosed to other businesses, unless otherwise stated in the service contracts.

The information being processed is contact information for customers and suppliers.
Personal data is stored in a separate database and deleted five years after completion of the customer relationship.

The legal basis for this processing is that the processing is necessary for fulfilling a contract or that it is in our legitimate interest to meet request and to improve our business and services and these interests are not overridden by the rights to data protection.

(ii) Marketing
Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd processes personal data for marketing purposes. This personal information may be exchanged between the various legal entities within Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd, but will not be disclosed to other businesses.

Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd processes contact information of potential customers in a separate database. The information is obtained from publicly available sources, such as the websites of companies, or from direct contact with the company in question. The purpose of this processing of personal data is to promote marketing for our services and coordinate this marketing effort.

The legal basis for the above processing is that Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd has a legitimate interest in contacting potential customers to promote our services, and in our opinion this interest is not overridden by the interests of the data subject. Reference is here made to the fact that we only process contact information relating to the data subjects position at his/her employer.

Personal data relating to potential customers will be deleted within one year after they were added to the database, unless a customer relationship is established – or consent to further storage is given.

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We at Apex Chemicals (S) Pte use session, persistent and third part cookies for statistical purposes and to optimize our service. In most browsers you can accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. If you continue to use Apex Chemicals (S) Pte you accept our use of cookies.

(iii) Recruitment
The Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd group processes personal information as part of a recruitment process.

When you apply for a job through our website, you will be requested to submit personal information to your profile, such as your name, e-mail address, mobile phone number, your primary language and an attachment of your resume/CV. You may also be requested to provide additional information, such as your address, cover letter, relevant education and any other relevant information required for Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd to evaluate your application.

Personal data relating to vacant positions and applications will be deleted one year after you applied for employment with Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd, unless you are employed or explicit consent for further storage is given.

The legal basis for processing and storing your job application, CV and related information is your consent and that the processing is necessary in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract. You can withdraw your consent or update your information at any time through the job application portal.

(iv) Other purposes
Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd may also use personal data for other additional purposes. Any such purposes will be identified at the time of collection and we will inform you of the purpose of the processing in accordance with applicable law requirements.

Exchange and transfer
We may share your personal data within Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd to the extent necessary for the purposes described above and with third parties when such sharing is necessary to provide services.

Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd may use service providers for example for consultancy purposes, hiring services (temporary work arrangements) recruitment services, hereunder operating our job application portal, HR administration and tasks, facility services, IT services for delivering systems and related support, performing integrity due diligence of our business partners, processing transactions or performing statistical analysis of our services.

When required by law, regulation, legal process or an enforceable governmental request, we may share your personal data for legal reasons within Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd and to public authorities or governments but only to the extent we are required to do so.

Data protection
We take data protection seriously and have adopted appropriate security measures to protect your personal data against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, theft, alteration, disclosure or destruction. We will restrict access to your personal data to those who have a legitimate need for such access.

Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd will provide training to employees and third parties where relevant to promote awareness of the group’s policy surrounding data protection. Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd group complies with legal requirements and avoids unacceptable legal risks.

Retention of personal data
Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd will only retain personal data as long as this is necessary for the purposes described above. When storage is no longer necessary, we will delete, destruct or anonymize the relevant personal data. For more information, please click here.

Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may update this Privacy Statement at any time. We encourage you to check our Privacy Statement regularly for any changes in order to stay informed about how Apex Chemicals (S) Pte Ltd protects and uses your personal data.