Privacy policy

We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website. As a result we would like to inform you regarding the way we would use your personal data. We recommend you to read this privacy policy so that you understand our approach towards the use of your personal data.

This Privacy Policy describes how we manage Personal Data in compliance with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012.

By submitting your personal data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission – where necessary and appropriate – for disclosures referred to in this policy.

Principle Partners has designed its website to provide information to visitors about our business and services. At times we will collect information about your visit and combine this with other information to understand how all visitors use our site. At other times we will collect personal information about you, for example your email address and Curriculum Vitae (“CV”) details. This policy explains how we use these types of data.

We may provide links to third party Internet sites and clicking on these links and/or banner advertisements may take you to other websites. Principle Partners is not responsible for the privacy policies of these sites and visitors will need to refer to them specifically.

Collection of Personal Data

Standard personal data collection

We may collect personal data about you when:

  • You complete one of our application forms or provide any other data in connection with your application
  • We receive any reference about you
  • We receive results of inquiries that we might make of your former employers, work colleagues, professional associations or registration body
  • We receive the results of any competency or medical test or any background check
  • We receive any complaint or other data from or about you in the workplace
  • We receive any data about any insurance investigation, litigation, registration or professional disciplinary matter, criminal matter, inquest or inquiry in which you were involved
  • We receive any data about a workplace accident in which you are involved
  • You provide us with any additional data about you

This policy applies to all data we process about you and may include some data about your physical or mental health or condition, political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, commission or allegations of an offence and other sensitive personal data. References to personal data in this policy include such sensitive personal data.

General data collected from visitors to our website

We gather data about all our website users collectively, such as what areas users visit more frequently. We only use such data anonymously and in the aggregate. This data helps us determine what is most beneficial for our users and how we can continually create a better overall website experience for you

Other Sources of Data

We may also process information about you where it is available from public sources. For example, if you have a professional profile online we may combine that type of information with the information you provide directly to us.

Your personal data collected on the website

In some instances, we may need specific data about you, such as name, address, email address, telephone number etc. We will collect this data if you apply for a job or sign up for a service via our website. We may also ask you for other data such as the types of jobs you are interested in and your workplace concerns in order to provide you with the best possible service and internet experience.

This information is used by us to:

  • provide our recruitment services to you, whether you are a client, candidate or a user of our website;
  • enable you to submit your CV generally, to apply for specific jobs or to subscribe to our Job Alerts;
  • provide information on suitable job opportunities to people who register with us, to match your profile with suitable job vacancies and to assist us in finding a position that is most suitable for you;
  • answer your enquiry;
  • provide other services related to or supplementary to the above; market products and services directly to you to your professional or business email address.

Where we have your consent, we will also use your information to:

  • send your personal information to clients in order to apply for jobs;

If you do not give us the data we seek:

  • We may be limited in our ability to place you in work
  • We may be limited in our ability to locate suitable work for you

In any event, we will not use your data without your consent.

Curriculum Vitae (“CV”)

By sending us your CV you are indicating your consent for Principle Partners to process your personal details in the manner described above.


We may disclose your personal data (including to trusted third parties) for the purposes for which it is primarily collected, used or held or for a related secondary purpose. Your personal data may be disclosed to:

  • Potential and actual employers, clients of Principle Partners
  • Referees
  • Our insurers
  • Any person with a lawful entitlement to obtain the data

We do not disclose data about your individual visits to our Principle Partners website.

Device-specific data

The following data may be collected through your device and browser:

  • Your first name and surname
  • Your email address (if made available to us)
  • Your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format)
  • Device type (unique device identifiers) and browser data
  • Device screen size
  • Geographic location (country only)
  • Preferred language used to display the webpage

Log data

Our servers automatically record data which is created upon using Google analytics. Data includes:

  • Referring domain
  • Pages visited
  • Geographic location (country only)
  • Date and time when website pages were accessed
  • Preferred language used to display the webpage

Storing and Protecting Personal Data

Safeguarding the privacy of your data is important to us, whether you interact with us personally, by phone, mail, over the internet or other electronic medium. We hold personal data in a combination of secure computer storage facilities and paper-based files and other records and take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect the personal data we hold from misuse, interference and loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We may need to maintain records for a significant period of time. However, when we consider data is no longer needed, we will remove any details that will identify you or we will securely destroy the records.

Opting Out

Alternatively you can contact us at any time at and if you provide us with your email address and contact details we can unsubscribe you from further contact.

Changes to Our Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change and we will notify visitors of a change in policy via a notice on our website. Continued use of the site or our services after changes are made will constitute your acceptance of the revised policy.

Contact Us

If you have any queries on our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at or in writing to:

The Office of the Data Protection Officer

Principle Partners Pte Ltd
212A Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068645