Data Privacy Statement

General

Personal Data (Privacy) Policy Statement General

  1. The Malaysian Institute of Accountants [“MIA”] and Sunway TES Sdn Bhd [“Sunway TES”] pledges to adhere to the obligations stipulated under the Personal Data (Privacy) Policy Statement [“Privacy Statement”] stated herein.

  2. In doing so, both MIA and Sunway TES [collectively referred to as “the organisers” and individually referred to as “organiser”] will ensure compliance by its respective officers and staff to the strictest standards of security and confidentiality in respect of all personal information and data submitted by users via www.accountingquiz.my [“the website”] and the organisers will not, subject to the terms herein, release such information to any third party without the prior consent of the relevant user(s) of the website.

  3. The organisers have appointed a third party i.e. OpenMinds Resources (registered as OM Connect Sdn Bhd) to manage the website and the organisers shall inform the said party to ensure that its respective officers and staff adhere to the obligations stipulated under this Privacy Statement and comply with the strictest standards of security and confidentiality in respect of all personal information and data submitted by users via the website.

  4. Users are strongly recommended to read this Privacy Statement carefully to have an understanding of the policy and practices with regard to the treatment of personal information and data provided by the users on the website.

  5. This Privacy Statement is applicable to both registered and unregistered users.

  6. If users have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, they should first contact the representatives of the organisers, whose contact details are set out under the section headed “Exclusive Ownership of the AccountingQuiz.my Website” in the Rules and Regulations.


Collection of Personal Data

  1. In the course of using the website, users may disclose or be asked to provide personal information and/or data. In order to participate in the Accounting Quiz via the website, it would be necessary for users to provide the organisers with their personal information and/or data as the organisers will not be able to process the registration for the Accounting Quiz entry on the website in the event should the users fail to do so.

  2. Only duly authorised staffs of the organisers and the authorised staff of the above mentioned third party will be permitted to access the users’ personal information and/or data, and the organisers shall not release such personal information and/or data to any other third parties, unless consent is provided.

  3. The organisers may collect personal information and/or data about a user such as his/her name, log-in ID and password, address, email address, phone number and education level that is/are not otherwise publicly available, and such collection may only be used for the following purposes:

    • (a) to inform the users (students) with various programmes offered by Sunway College and promotional and marketing materials; and

    • (b) to inform the users regarding administrative notices e.g.: Intake date, Registration information, Events, etc.


Registration information, Events, etc.

  1. In the event the users are not agreeable with the use of their personal information and/or data for the purposes stated in paragraph 3 (Collection of Personal Data) above, the users shall inform the organisers accordingly.

  2. The organisers shall only collect personal information and/or data which are necessary and adequate but not excessive in relation to the purposes set out above.

  3. If either of the organisers requires the use of the users’ personal information and/or data for a purpose other than those set out above, the said organiser shall request the users’ prescribed consent to the same. If the user is a minor, the prescribed consent should be given by the user’s parent or guardian.


Changes in this Privacy Statement

  1. The organisers reserve the right to update, revise, modify or amend this Privacy Statement at any time as the organisers deem necessary. As such, users are strongly recommended to review this Privacy Statement on a regular basis. If either of the organisers decide to update, revise, modify or amend this Privacy Statement, the said organiser will post those changes to this webpage so that users would be aware of what information the said organiser collects and how the said organiser uses it.

  2. If either of the organisers makes material changes to this Privacy Statement, the said organiser will notify users on this webpage, by email, or by means of a notice on the website of the said organiser.