Privacy Policy


Personal Data Protection Policy


This Personal Data Protection Policy Statement sets out how Petra Community uses and protects any personal information that you have consented to provide in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act of Singapore 2012. This document contains information about how and why we collect, use and disclose your personal data and the assurance that it will only be used in accordance with this Policy Statement.



2.1   Your personal data may be collected in several ways, including but not limited to the following:

  • When you submit a membership application form or other application forms (online or hard copy) relating to participation in the church’s activities
  • When you fill in a visitor’s form when visiting our church or attending any activities or events organized by the church.
  • When you make enquiries with the church, whether in the form of emails or telephone calls or any other forms of communication.
  • When you submit your personal data to the church for employment purposes or to offer your services as a volunteer.
  • When you interact with the Petra Community website and Petra App.

2.2   The personal data that is collected may include but not limited to some or all of the following information:

  • Individual’s name,
  • Date of birth, gender and marital status,
  • NRIC No / Fin. No /Passport No,
  • Photographs, video images (including captured on CCTV),
  • Mobile, residential or office telephone numbers,
  • Signature,
  • Residential and company address,
  • Financial information such as bank accounts.

2.3   The church generally uses or discloses your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Conducting and organizing church activities which includes services, courses, activities and events,
  • church administration and managing relationship with members,
  • Internal and external communication and publications,
  • Delivering information regarding news, publications and events,
  • Internal record keeping.

2.4   While the church will take reasonable steps to protect your personal data against unauthorized disclosure, subject to the provisions of any applicable law, relevant portions of the collected data may be disclosed, for the purposes listed above to the following:

  • Church staff and volunteers,
  • Agents, contractors or third-party service providers who provide services to the church such as website maintenance, courier services, membership data maintenance vendor and other operational services relating to church events such as camps and retreats,
  • The church professional advisers such as auditors and lawyers,
  • Relevant government regulators, statutory boards or authorities or law enforcement agencies to comply with any laws, rules and regulations imposed by any governmental authority,
  • Any other party to whom you authorize the church to disclose your personal data.


3.     CONSENT

3.1   By submitting your personal data to the church, you agree and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by the church for some or all of the purposes mentioned herein.

3.2    If you provide us with personal information relating to a third party (e.g. information of your spouse, children, parents or relatives), you represent to us that you have obtained the consent of the third party to provide us with their personal data for the respective purposes.

3.3    You may at any time withdraw any consent given in respect of the collection, use or disclosure of your personal data by giving prior notice in the form of a formal written request addressed to the Data Protection Officer.

3.4       In the event you withdraw your consent to the church for the processing of your personal data for the purposes mentioned above, the church shall cease to process your personal data within 21 working days upon receiving your withdrawal request. Please note that once consent is withdrawn, your request for any of the above purposes may be cancelled, and hence the church may not be able to fulfill the list of services to you.



4.1    If you wish to know about your personal data in the church possession or control, or how the data has been used or to whom it may have been disclosed, you may write to the church’s Data Protection Officer.

4.2    If you wish to correct any personal data in the church possession or control, you may email your request to the church’s Data Protection Officer.



5.1    You should ensure that all personal data submitted to us is complete and accurate. Failure to do so may result in our inability to provide you with information or services you have requested.

5.2       The church shall make a reasonable effort to ensure that personal data collected by or on behalf of the church is accurate.



Relevant portions of your personal data may be kept by us or a third party (data intermediary) and they may be kept in Singapore or overseas (for purposes like church camps, retreats or mission trips ).



All personal data in the church’s possession or control are kept confidential and are protected by appropriate security arrangements and measures.



Should you have a complaint or require more information, please contact us at:
Data Protection Officer

Petra Community
7 Armenian Street, #B2-01 Bible House
Singapore 179932
Tel: 6223 6993