1. Scope of this Policy
2. Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect and use your personal information (including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses) for the purposes of:
- Responding to queries or requests submitted by you
- Administering or otherwise carrying out our obligations in relation to any agreement you have with us.
- To improve the Website (we continually strive to improve Website offerings based on any information or feedback received from you)
- Internal record keeping
- Informing you of any events, services and possible job opportunities
If you do not wish us to use your personal information for these purposes, you may so advise us when you submit your personal information or at any time after that (see contact information below). Upon receiving your advice that you do not wish us to use your information for these purposes we will either not use it that way, or will discontinue such use immediately, as the case may be.
APICAL controls the personal information collected through this Website. We may use third parties for the fulfillment of our obligations hereunder, and if so, we will require them to comply with the requirements of this Policy.
3. Career Portal
Personal data is collected when candidate submits their application or resume via our Career Portal. The information is also collected when candidate corresponds with our recruiters by email, facsimile, letter, telephone or when the candidate visits our website. The personal data submitted by the candidate will be used for the sole purpose of helping the candidate to find appropriate employment with APICAL.
4. Access and Correction
APICAL may, upon your written request to our Human Resource Department (see Section “Contact Us”), allow you to view or correct your personal data held by us, subject to the prohibitions and exceptions under the applicable Personal Data Protection laws.
5. Maintaining the accuracy of our records
We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. Please contact us to notify us of any changes to personal information you have provided to us that you would like to be made.
6. Security of your personal data
APICAL has implemented policies, procedures and technology to protecting your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use. These will be updated as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.
APICAL maintains and executes retention policies or records containing personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as required by the relevant data protection laws of the country in which such personal data is collected. Different retention periods apply to the various kinds of personal data collected and held by APICAL in accordance with policies in standing instructions and administration manuals.
8. Transfer of information overseas
If APICAL should transfer personal information outside of the country where the personal information originates from, we will only do so in compliance with the Personal Data Protection laws applicable in the country of origin.
APICAL will take all steps that are within its reasonable control to protect personal information no matter what country it is stored in or transferred to.
9. Personal Information Submitted to Third Party Websites
Please note that once you leave the APICAL Website, even by using a link to or from this Website, this Policy no longer applies and APICAL cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites. We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.
10. Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We may also collect and use non-personal information provided to this Website, such as automatically collected information about the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to our Website, and aggregated information based on data that you have submitted to the Website (such as age, gender, and residency) from which you cannot be identified, for the purposes of assisting us in providing an effective service on this Website. We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this Website.
A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. We may store a cookie on your computer when you look at our Website. We are able to read these cookies for information purposes when you revisit our Website.
The type of information collected from a cookie is specific to the PC used to access the Website, and includes the IP address, the date and time the PC visited the Website, what parts of our Website were looked at and whether the web pages requested were delivered successfully. This information is anonymous; it represents a computer rather than a person. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
The cookie information may be used by APICAL to improve our understanding about the use of the Website and to improve its operation and functionality.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
13. Contact Us