The purpose of this document (“Data Protection Policy”) is to inform you of how Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok and its related corporations (collectively, the "Companies") manages Personal Data (as defined below) which is subject to the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act. Please take a moment to read this Data Protection Policy so that you know and understand the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your Personal Data.
By interacting with us, submitting information to us, or signing up for any products and services offered by us, you agree and consent to the Companies, as well as their respective representatives and/or agents ("Representatives") (the Companies and Representatives collectively referred to herein as "Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok", "us", "we" or "our") collecting, using, disclosing and sharing amongst themselves your Personal Data, and disclosing such Personal Data to the Companies' authorised service providers and relevant third parties in the manner set forth in this Data Protection Policy.
This Data Protection Policy supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consents you may have previously provided to Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok in respect of your Personal Data, and your consents herein are additional to any rights which to any of the Companies may have at law to collect, use or disclose your Personal Data.
Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok may from time to time update this Data Protection Policy to ensure that this Data Protection Policy is consistent with our future developments, industry trends and/or any changes in legal or regulatory requirements. Subject to your rights at law, you agree to be bound by the prevailing terms of the Data Protection Policy as updated from time to time on our website www.banyantreeresidencesriversidebangkok.com Please check back regularly for updated information on the handling of your Personal Data.
1. PERSONAL DATA
1.1 In this Data Protection Policy, “Personal Data” refers to any data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access, including data in our records as may be updated from time to time.
1.2 Examples of such Personal Data you may provide to us include (depending on the nature of your interaction with us) your name, NRIC, passport or other identification number, telephone number(s), mailing address, email address, network data and any other information relating to any individuals which you have provided us in any forms you may have submitted to us, or via other forms of interaction with you.
2. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
2.1 Generally, we collect Personal Data in the following ways:
a. when you submit any form, including but not limited to application and registration forms;
b. when you enter into any agreement or provide other documentation or information in respect of your interactions with us, or when you use our products and services;
c. when you interact with our staff, including customer service officers, for example, via telephone calls (which may be recorded), letters, face-to-face meetings, social media platforms and emails;
d. when you use our electronic services, or interact with us via our websites or use services on our websites;
e. when you request that we contact you or request that you be included in an email or other mailing list;
f. when you respond to our promotions, initiatives or to any request for additional Personal Data;
g. when you submit an employment application or when you provide documents or information including your resume and/or CVs in connection with any appointment as an officer, director, representative or any other position;
h. when your images are captured by us via CCTV cameras while you are within our premises, or via photographs or videos taken by us or our representatives when you attend events at our premises;
i. when you are contacted by, and respond to, our marketing representatives and customer service officers;
j. when we seek information about you and receive your Personal Data in connection with your relationship with us, including for our products and services or job applications, for example, from business partners, public agencies, your ex-employer, referral intermediaries and the relevant authorities; and/or
k. when you submit your Personal Data to us for any other reason.
2.2 When you browse our website, you generally do so anonymously but please see the section below on cookies. We do not, at our website, automatically collect Personal Data unless you provide such information or login with your account credentials.
2.3 If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. information of your spouse, children, parents, and/or employees), by submitting such information to us, you represent to us that you have obtained the consent of the third party to provide us with their Personal Data for the respective purposes.
2.4 You should ensure that all Personal Data submitted to us is complete, accurate, true and correct. Failure on your part to do so may result in our inability to provide you with the products and services you have requested.
3. PURPOSES FOR THE COLLECTION, USER AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
3.1 Generally, Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok collects, uses and discloses your Personal Data for the following purposes:
a. responding to your queries, feedback, complaints and requests;
b. verifying your identity;
c. sending you our monthly eNewsletters if you have subscribed to our mailing list;
d. managing the administrative and business operations of Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok and complying with internal policies and procedures;
e. facilitating business asset transactions (which may extend to any mergers, acquisitions or asset sales) involving any of the Companies;
f. requesting feedback or participation in surveys, as well as conducting market research and/or analysis for statistical, profiling or other purposes for us to design our products, understand customer behaviour, preferences and market trends, and to review, develop and improve the quality of our products and services;
g. matching any Personal Data held which relates to you for any of the purposes listed herein;
h. preventing, detecting and investigating crime and analysing and managing commercial risks;
i. managing the safety and security of our premises and services (including but not limited to carrying out CCTV surveillance and conducting security clearances);
j. monitoring or recording phone calls and customer-facing interactions for quality assurance, employee training and performance evaluation and identity verification purposes;
k. in connection with any claims, actions or proceedings (including but not limited to drafting and reviewing documents, transaction documentation, obtaining legal advice, and facilitating dispute resolution), and/or protecting and enforcing our contractual and legal rights and obligations;
l. managing and preparing reports on incidents and accidents;
m. conducting investigations relating to disputes, billing or fraud;
n. meeting or complying with any applicable rules, laws, regulations, codes of practice or guidelines issued by any legal or regulatory bodies which are binding on Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok Residences Riverside Bangkok (including but not limited to responding to regulatory complaints, disclosing to regulatory bodies and conducting audit checks, due diligence and investigations); and/or
o. purposes which are reasonably related to the aforesaid.
4 DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
4.1 Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data against unauthorised disclosure. Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, your Personal Data may be disclosed, for the purposes listed above (where applicable), to the following entities or parties, whether they are located overseas or in Singapore:
a. Banyan Tree’s related corporations;
b. companies providing services relating to medical screening, insurance and consultancy to Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok;
c. agents, contractors or third party service providers who provide operational services to Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok, such as courier services, telecommunications, information technology, payment, printing, billing, payroll, processing, technical services, training, market research, call centre, security, employee recognition or other services to Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok;
d. vendors or third party service providers in connection with marketing promotions and services offered by Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok;
e. our partners in the tourism industry and other hospitality counterparts;
f. any business partner, investor, assignee or transferee (actual or prospective) to facilitate business asset transactions (which may extend to any merger, acquisition or asset sale) involving any of the Companies;
g. external food and beverages establishments;
h. airline companies and travel agents;
i. external banks, credit card companies, secretarial agents and their respective service providers;
j. our professional advisers such as consultants, auditors and lawyers;
k. foreign embassies in relation to facilitating overseas travel arrangements;
l. relevant government ministries, regulators, statutory boards or authorities or law enforcement agencies to comply with any laws, rules, guidelines and regulations or schemes imposed by any governmental authority; and
m. any other party to whom you authorise us to disclose your Personal Data to.
5. USER OF COOKIES
5.1 When you interact with us on our websites, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser. We may employ cookies in order for our server to recognise a return visitor as a unique user including, without limitation, monitoring information relating to how a visitor arrives at the website, what kind of browser a visitor is on, what operating system a visitor is using, a visitor's IP address, and a visitor's click stream information and time stamp (for example, which pages they have viewed, the time the pages were accessed and the time spent per web page).
5.2 Cookies are small text files stored in your computing or other electronic devices which allow us to remember you. The cookies placed by our server are readable only by us, and cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on an electronic device. All web-browsers offer the option to refuse any cookie, and if you refuse our cookie then we do not gather any information on that visitor.
5.3 Should you wish to disable the cookies associated with these technologies, you may do so by changing the setting on your browser. However, you may not be able to enter certain part(s) of our website.
6. DATA SECURITY
6.1 Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok will take reasonable efforts to protect Personal Data in our possession or our control by making reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks. However, we cannot completely guarantee the security of any Personal Data we may have collected from or about you, or that for example no harmful code will enter our website (for example viruses, bugs, trojan horses, spyware or adware). You should be aware of the risks associated with using websites.
6.2 While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us via the Internet or use our mobile services, and we urge you to take every precaution to protect your Personal Data when you use such platforms. We recommend that you change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and ensure that you use a secure browser.
6.3 If applicable, you undertake to keep your username and password secure and confidential and shall not disclose or permit it to be disclosed to any unauthorised person, and to inform us as soon as reasonably practicable if you know or suspect that someone else knows your username and password or believe the confidentiality of your username and password has been lost, stolen or compromised in any way or that actual or possible unauthorised transactions have taken place. We are not liable for any damages resulting from any security breaches, on unauthorised and/or fraudulent use of your username and password.
7. CONTACTING US - FEEDBACK, WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT, ACCESS AND CORRECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
7.1 If you:
a. have any questions or feedback relating to your Personal Data or our Data Protection Policy;
b. would like to withdraw your consent to any use of your Personal Data as set out in this Data Protection Policy; or
c. would like to obtain access and make corrections to your Personal Data records, you can approach us via the following channels: