1) Disclaimer on Personal Data Protection

This Personal Data Protection disclaimer is issued pursuant to the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) 

By registering online for any TCC event and clicking on the box during registration: “I hereby give my consent to TCC  under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012″, you:

  • agree to disclose personal information (including any visual images, photographs and/or videos captured during the events/seminars/talks) about yourself to us, TCC (such personal information being hereinafter referred to collectively as “Personal Data”);  

  • acknowledge that we have informed you that we may collect, use (including, process, record, hold, store), and disclose (collectively, “Process”) your Personal Data;

  • confirm that you have read this Personal Data Protection disclaimer; and

  • consent to TCC’ collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data, for the Purposes as stated herein.

We Process your Personal Data, in accordance with the PDPA, for the following purposes (“Purposes”):

  • Marketing and promotional activities and such other strategic alliances.

  • Marketing profiling activities relating to entrepreneurship, intellectual property and technology commercialisation and other similar events.

  • To perform market, demographic or trend analysis/survey for research and marketing purposes.

  • Communication purposes, such as sending out e-bulletins, newsletters, emails, brochures, leaflets, letters and flyers.

  • To send information, updates and corporate information by post, email, text messages or social media about our events or those of third parties that we think may interest you.

  • Maintenance and upkeep of event volunteers and participants’ records and data.

  • Administer your participation in events.

  • Process your payment transactions.

  • Respond to your questions related to the event or what we do.

  • Registration and maintenance of volunteer and participants’ database.

  • To send out invitations for TCC  present and future events which may be of interest to you.

Your up-to-date and accurate Personal Data is necessary to enable us to constantly improve the quality, and the relevance to you, of events that are planned.

Failure to Supply your Personal Data:

If you choose not to provide some of all the information requested by us in accordance with the PDPA, we may not be able to keep relevant, accurate and complete Personal Data about you and this may affect our ability to accomplish the purposes set out above.

We may disclose your Personal Data:

We may disclose your Personal Data, for any of the Purposes and in accordance with the PDPA, to: any related partners of TCC;

  • any of our agents and service providers providing services to TCC in relation to the Purposes;

  • any third parties funding any of the Purposes;

  • any third parties who is jointly organising an event with us;

  • any third parties who is under a duty of confidentiality to keep your Personal Data confidential and who must comply with the PDPA.​

Data Security:

TCC will keep and process your Personal Data in a secure manner.  TCC will provide and implement appropriate administrative security safeguards to ensure your Personal Data will not be misused and to prevent any unauthorised Processing of your Personal Data

Your Right to Access Your Personal Data:

You have the right to access and to amend your Personal Data which is in our custody. You may contact TCC to:

  • request that your Personal Data is amended* if it is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date;

  • request TCC to cease processing your Personal Data;

  • request to access* your Personal Data and be provided with information on how we have, or may have, used or disclosed your Personal Data within a year before the date of request for access; 

  • withdraw your consent for us to Process your Personal Data.

2) Disclaimer on the Use of WhatsApp Application

When you provide your contact number to TCC and the number is registered on the WhatsApp application, we may choose to contact you individually via WhatsApp to reduce communication costs.

We will only add you to a group with your consent.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before providing your contact number to TCC via various channels such as registration or feedback forms.

3) Disclaimer Regarding Audio/Video Recording of Events

When you participate in a TCC event, you will be participating in an event where photography, video and audio recording may occur.

By participating in the TCC event, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or for any other purpose(s) that TCC, its vendors, partners, affiliates and/or representatives deems fit to use. You release TCC committee, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitising, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.

By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment of royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by TCC or the person or entity designated to do so by TCC committee.


In addition, the event will be monitored for unauthorised recording. By attending the TCC event or entering the event premises, you agree not to record or digitise any parts of the presentation. If you attempt to use a recording device, you consent to your immediate removal from the premises and forfeiture of the device when deemed necessary by the TCC committee.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before participating in the TCC  event.