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Privacy Agreement 


The personal data you provide in this Form and in your curriculum vitae may be used for the purposes of assessing your current job application; any future job application with SMU; or any other opportunities that may arise within SMU.   

We will collect and use the personal data that you have provided to facilitate the processing of your application for employment purposes at SMU. If you are providing someone else’s personal data, you hereby declare that you have obtained consent from the named individual(s) in this Form, for the collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal data by you to SMU. 

Please note that the personal data you provide may be used by third party service providers that SMU may engage from time to time to enable us to process your application. These third parties may be located outside of Singapore to carry out some of the processing and administrative functions for SMU and would be, under a duty of care and contractually bound, to maintain the appropriate levels of security and confidentiality and only use the personal data as instructed by SMU.

The personal data held by SMU relating to job applicants will be kept strictly confidential. SMU may collect personal data through other sources for processing and evaluating your application for employment. If your application is successful, the personal data will be used in the administration of your employment with SMU. 

As part of assessing your suitability to work with SMU, we may use your personal data to conduct reference checks. If necessary, SMU may provide your personal data to Ministries, public agencies, statutory boards or other similar organisations in Singapore, for evaluating your application. For such regulatory requirements, SMU is required to collect your NRIC/FIN/Passport details to be able to accurately establish or verify the identities of the individuals to a high degree of fidelity.

If your application is unsuccessful, SMU may retain and use the personal data which you have provided, for three (3) years from the submission of this Form, to contact you for any future employment opportunities with SMU. If you do not wish to be considered for positions in SMU other than that you have applied for, please indicate so in the application form.  

SMU respects the privacy of individuals and recognizes the importance of the personal data you have entrusted to us and believe that it is our responsibility to properly manage, protect, process and disclose your personal data.  We will collect, use and disclose your personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012.  If you would like to read the full SMU's Personal Data Protection Statement or contact the University's Data Protection Officer, please go to https://www.smu.edu.sg/personal-data-protection.

Should you wish at any time to withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data after submitting this Form, please click on the following link. 

I declare that all the information given herein is true and correct:

  • I understand that completing this Form is not a promise of employment from SMU.
  • I hereby declare that all information provided in this application and on the attached curriculum vitae and/or documents is true, complete and accurate.
  • I understand that the submission of false information or misrepresentation or omission of facts in this Form, may be sufficient cause for cancellation of consideration of my employment at SMU; or result in the immediate termination of my employment should I already be employed by SMU.  
  • I have read, consent and agree to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data provided herein, for the purposes listed above and in accordance with the terms as set out in SMU’s Personal Data Protection Statement.