Privacy Policy


Privacy Statement

The Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs (RIMA) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information, by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This Privacy Statement provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you.

This policy is effective from 24 May 2012, subject to any updates from time to time.

1.     Contact Information

Below are the types of information we may collect:

(a)    Details of your visits to our website and resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data weblogs and other communication data.

(b)    Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you register for our events/seminars, purchase our publications or provide any feedback.

(c)    Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any other reason.

2.     Use of Cookies

On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website for our internal records. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Similar to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. A cookie is a small file, which asks for permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. For example, this will speed up any transactions through our website and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. We will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of services to you.

3.     Use of Your Information

The information we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

(a)    To provide you with the information requested from us, relating to our services.

(b)    To meet our contractual commitments to you.

(c)    To notify you of any changes to our website, such as improvements or service changes that may affect our present services.

4.     Storing Your Personal Data

To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data is secured with appropriate security technologies. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

5.     Third-Party Links

This site may contain links to other sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We do not accept responsibility or liability for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.

Kindly let us know if you require more information on or access to the data which you have earlier provided to us.

We also welcome any enquiries or feedback on our Privacy Statement, the practices of this website or our services.

Please contact:
Manager, Management of Information System
AMP@Pasir Ris
1 Pasir Ris Drive 4
Singapore 519457
Tel: 6416 3966
Fax: 6583 8028

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as outlined in the above documentation. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.