Online Registration

Personal Data Notice & Consent

(i) National University of Singapore (“NUS”) through its Duke-NUS Medical School (“Duke-NUS”) manages and administers the MD program, PhD program, and MD/PhD track at Duke-NUS, including processing applications for the admission of candidates to Duke-NUS (“Admission”). To manage and administer the MD program, PhD program, and MD/PhD track at Duke-NUS, including the applications for Admission, Duke-NUS will necessarily need to collect, use, disclose and/or process certain personal data or personal information about the individual who has submitted an application for Admission (the “Applicant”).

In this Personal Data Notice and Consent, references to “Duke-NUS” include NUS.
 
(ii) Such personal data will be collected, used, disclosed and/or processed by Duke-NUS for the purpose(s) of:
 
(a) Processing the Applicant’s interest in and application(s) for Admission;
 
(b) Administering and/or managing the Applicant’s application(s) for Admission and Enrolment;
 
(c) Making of any offer(s) of acceptance to programs at Duke-NUS;
 
(d) Administering and/or managing the Applicant’s relationship with Duke-NUS (including the mailing of correspondence, statements or notices to the Applicant, which could involve the disclosure of certain personal data about the Applicant to bring about delivery of the same, as well as on the external cover of envelopes / mail packages);
 
(e) Carrying out due diligence or other screening activities (including background checks) in accordance with legal or regulatory obligations or risk management procedures that may be required by law or that may have been put in place by Duke-NUS, including the obtaining of references and/or other information about the Applicant from the Applicant’s previous education institute(s);
 
(f) Responding to any enquiries by the Applicant;
 
(g) Processing the Applicant’s application(s) for scholarships and/or financial aid as part of the Admission process, and if successful, administering and/or managing the Applicant’s scholarship and/or financial aid programmes, which may include use of personal data for direct marketing purposes for development and fund raising activities and disclosure of personal data to donors and/or external organisations for purposes of event invitations, surveys and/or publicity of Duke-NUS’ financial aid programmes;
 
(h) Investigating fraud, misconduct, any unlawful action or omission relating to the Applicant’s application for Admission, and whether or not there are any suspicions of the aforementioned;
 
(i) Responding to requests for information from public agencies, ministries, statutory boards or other similar authorities (including but not limited to the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health) from time to time;
 
(j) Carrying out market related or similar research and analysis for Duke-NUS’ operational strategy and policy planning purposes;
 
(k) If consented to by the Applicant in the registration form and/or other methods of consent notification, sending the Applicant marketing, advertising and promotional information, including materials and information on programs at Duke-NUS, residential options and general student-related activities within Duke-NUS, as well as related talks, seminars and/or events via postal mail, electronic mail, SMS or MMS, fax and/or voice calls; and
 
(iii) Such personal data of the Applicant will/may be disclosed by Duke-NUS to third party service providers or agents (whether in Singapore or elsewhere in the world where such service providers are sited) for one or more of the above Purposes, as such third party service providers or agents, if engaged by Duke-NUS, would be processing the Applicant’s personal data for Duke-NUS, for one or more of the above Purposes.
 
(iv) By completing the online application form and clicking the “Continue” button, the Applicant:
 
(a) Consents to Duke-NUS collecting, using, disclosing and/or processing the Applicant’s personal data for the Purposes as described above; and
 
(b) Consents to Duke-NUS transferring the Applicant’s personal data out of Singapore to Duke-NUS’ third party service providers or agents for the Purposes as described above.
 
(v) If the Applicant has any questions relating to Duke-NUS’ collection, use and disclosure of the Applicant’s personal data, the Applicant may contact the Data Protection Officer at dpo@nus.edu.sg or call 6776 2835 or such other person as Duke-NUS may designate, from time to time, whether by informing the Applicant through any letter, circular, notice or email.
 
(vi) For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that Singapore personal data protection law permits an organization such as Duke-NUS to collect, use or disclose the Applicant’s personal data without the Applicant’s consent, such permission granted by the law shall continue to apply.

 

BEFORE YOU CLICK ON THE ‘CONTINUE’ BUTTON, CAREFULLY READ THE ABOVE CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT. BY CLICKING THE ‘CONTINUE’ BUTTON, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT AND YOU HEREBY GIVE YOUR CONSENT AS SET OUT ABOVE AS WELL AS CONSENT TO DUKE-NUS COLLECTING, USING, DISCLOSING, PROCESSING AND/OR TRANSFERING OUT OF SINGAPORE, YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED IN THIS DOCUMENT.