Data Protection Notice
The Personal Data Protection Act, 2010 (“Act”) regulates the processing of personal data in commercial transactions. The Act requires Dasein Academy of Art (“the College”) to inform you about personal data that is collected from you and processed by the College.
The terms “personal data”, “processing”, “commercial transactions” and “relevant person” used in this Data Protection Notice (“Notice”) shall have the meaning prescribed in the Act. For the purposes of this Notice, the expression “we” or “us” shall refer to Dasein Academy of Art, whilst, the expression “you” or “your” shall refer and include the student, potential student, former student, client, customers, potential customers, vendors, suppliers, service providers and/or relevant person such as parent/guardian of our student, potential student or former student, directors, employees of corporate customers, vendors, suppliers, service providers and authorized representatives receiving, obtaining services from or providing services to the College.
We process your personal data including personal data of any relevant person. This Notice shall apply to the relevant person and you warrant to the College that you have the authority or have been authorized to act and give consent on behalf of the third party, to the provision of personal data of the third party to the College for the purposes and disclosure as stated in this Notice and you undertake to extend a copy of this Notice to the third party. The provision of this Notice shall be deemed as notice given to and consent obtained from the third party.
Types of Personal Data and Sources of Personal Data
The personal data voluntarily provided by you, your parents, guardians, recruitment agents, your employer, your company, your sponsor, at events organized or participated by the College and/or obtained independently by us from other lawful sources (if any such as from public depositories, trade/online directories, credit reporting agencies, public domain and other authorized third parties) in our forms, agreements, website, and/or other similar documents may include information concerning your name, address (such as correspondence and permanent address), phone numbers (such as handphone, home and office phone numbers), facsimile numbers, email address, identity card number, passport number, specimen signature, age, date of birth, gender, race, nationality, country of permanent residence, company name, occupation, salary, job position, credit card number, credit history, religious belief, medical conditions and details, criminal conviction information, sponsoring body details, referee information (such as name of referee, job position, address, contact number and email address), previous examination results, transcripts, academic qualifications, academic records, bank details (such as name of bank, bank’s address and bank account number), images (including photographs) information in audio and/or video format, closed-circuit television (“CCTV”) and security recording (collectively “Personal Data”). By voluntarily providing us your Personal Data, you are giving consent for us to collect, use and process your Personal Data.
You hereby confirm that the Personal Data given by you or obtained from you, your parents, guardians, recruitment agents, your employer, your company and sponsor is sufficient, accurate, complete and not misleading and that such Personal Data is necessary for us to provide our services to you and to establish a commercial transaction. If you choose not to provide such Personal Data or if such Personal Data is insufficient, inaccurate, incomplete and/or misleading, the College may not be able to provide you with the services you require or the required level of service.
Purposes of Collecting Personal Data
We will process Personal Data in connection with any commercial transactions for any of the following purposes:
- to facilitate commercial transactions with you and fulfill contractual obligations to you in the preparation of any relevant agreements (if any) and for maintaining our own accounts and records in the ordinary course of our business;
- to facilitate commercial transactions with you and fulfill contractual obligations to you including but without limitation to assess your application/request for our services, to process your application for admission and to provide continuous academic, educational, student, facilities services, to provide ancillary services such as visa application and insurance coverage, maintaining our own accounts and records in the ordinary course of our business;
- to verify your identity, responding to requests, updating your records, processing of tuition and other relevant payment and invoices, receipts, collecting debts, provide other requested goods and services in the ordinary course of our business;
- to facilitate special requirements such as those relating to any disability or medical condition;
- to communicate with you via SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels;
- to communicate with parents, guardians and authorized representatives in the event of emergency or accident;
- to inform parents, guardians, employers, companies, sponsors and authorized representatives about the progress of the student and potential student application for admission, student’s academic and educational progress, student’s tuition fees and other relevant payments;
- to notify you of and provide you with information about our products, goods, facilities, services, upcoming events that you request via SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels unless you have otherwise notified us that you do not wish for us to process your Personal Data for such purpose at the address stated below in this Notice;
- to provide you with our newsletters, periodicals, contests and/or surveys via SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels unless you have otherwise notified us that you do not wish for us to process your Personal Data for such purpose at the address stated below in this Notice;
- conduct appropriate checks for credit-worthiness in the ordinary course of our business;
- to conduct marketing survey and analysis of student educational patterns;
- public disclosure and use of your Personal Data, images, photographs, voice and video recording for publicity purposes without payment or compensation;
- for internal investigations, audit or security purposes;
- the use of CCTV systems for crime prevention;
- to enforce contractual and legal rights and obligations; and
- to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
Disclosure of Personal Data (Within and/or Outside Malaysia)
- In order to deliver the services you require, you hereby consent and authorize us to disclose your Personal Data to the following parties (within and/or outside Malaysia):
- our employees, consultants, accountants, auditors, lawyers, advisers, agents, contractors, vendors, co-marketing partner, service providers, insurance companies, merchants and/or financial institutions to provide support and services;
- The Ministry of Education and/or Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysian Qualifications Agency, other relevant government departments/agencies, statutory authorities and subsidiaries of Ministry of Education;
- our parent company, subsidiaries, related and associated companies;
- academic institutions;
- foreign embassies and agencies appointed by the foreign embassies;
- Malaysian Immigration Department;
- your sponsors including parents and/or guardians;
- companies providing placement, internship, attachment and employment opportunities;
- professional bodies, accreditation bodies or statutory regulatory bodies;
- your immediate family members and/or emergency contact person as may be notified to the College from time to time;
- where required by law, legal processes, queries from the relevant authorities and/or matters relating to the life and death, security or property of an individual or the security or property of the College;
- the general public by publishing your images, photographs, voice and video recording for publicity purposes without payment or compensation.
Right to Access and/or Correct Personal Data
You have the right to:
- check whether we hold your Personal Data and request access to the same;
- correct any Personal Data that is inaccurate, incomplete and outdated;
- withdraw in full or in part your consent subject to any contractual conditions and legal restrictions;
- communicate to us your objection to the use of your Personal Data for marketing purposes.
If you would like to request for access to or correction of your Personal Data or limit the processing of your Personal Data, make any inquiries or complaints, you may contact:
Dasein Academy of Art
12-G, Jalan Wangsa Delima 10,
Desa Wangsa, Sec 5, Wangsa Maju
53300 Kuala Lumpur
Email: [email protected]
You are to put your request in writing for security reasons and verification purposes. In accordance with the Act, we will charge a prescribed processing fee for all Personal Data access requests made by you.
In the event we refuse to adhere to your request for access and/or correction to your Personal Data we will inform you of our reason for the refusal.
Changes to Personal Data
We will ensure your Personal Data is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Therefore, we request that if there are changes to your Personal Data you should notify us directly at the contact details set out above.
Modification of the Notice
We may review and update this Notice from time to time to reflect changes in the Act. The latest version of the Notice will be made available upon your request at the above address or available at www.dasein.edu.my. By continuing receiving, obtaining services from or providing services to the College following the modifications or changes to this Notice shall signify your acceptance to such modifications or changes.
In the event of any inconsistency between the English version and other versions of this Notice, the English version shall prevail over the other versions.