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Version: 1 March 2024

At Ling Law Corporation, we care about your privacy and want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. The purpose of this document is to inform you of how we handle your personal information which is subject to the Personal Data Protection Act (No. 26 of 2012) of Singapore ("PDPA").


By interacting with us, using our website, submitting information to us or engaging our services, you agree and consent to Ling Law Corporation, as well as our service providers and third parties appointed by us on your behalf (collectively, "us", "we" or "our") collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in the manner set out in these privacy terms.


These privacy terms supplement but does not supersede nor replace any other consents you may have previously provided to us in respect of your personal information, and your consents herein are additional to any rights which we may have at law to collect, use or disclose your personal information.


We may from time to time update this document. Updates will be posted on our website. By continuing to interact with us, subject to applicable law, you agree to be bound by the prevailing terms of these privacy terms as so updated from time to time.


In these privacy terms, "personal information" 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, but excludes "business contact information" as defined in the PDPA.


How we collect personal information


Generally, we may collect personal information in various ways including:


  • in the course of your engaging our services, or your providing documentation or information to us;

  • when you subscribe to any of our online services or communication platforms (including electronic publications, updates, alerts, announcements);

  • when you communicate or interact with us via telephone, letters, fax, face-to-face meetings, our website, email or other modes of contact. Telephone calls may be recorded;

  • CCTV recordings while you are within our premises;

  • when you attend a seminar or other event organised by us;

  • photographs or videos taken by us or our representatives when you attend events hosted by us;

  • when you request that you be included in an email or other mailing list;

  • when you submit an employment application or provide documents or information such as your resume, from recruitment agencies and employment references;

  • from public information sources, search services and other third parties; and

  • when you submit your personal information to us for any other reason.


If you provide us with any personal information relating to a third party, by submitting such personal information to us, you also represent to us and must ensure that you have notified the third party of the terms of these privacy terms and obtained his/her consent.


Purposes for which we collect, use and disclose personal information


Generally, the purposes for which we collects, uses and discloses personal information include:


  • providing our services;

  • responding to, processing and handling your queries, feedback and suggestions;

  • verifying your identity, processing payments as well as managing our administrative and business operations (including the processing, storage, monitoring and backup of data);

  • managing the security of our premises, facilities and technology infrastructure;

  • providing updates and other communications on developments relating to the law and in respect of our services;

  • to send administrative email notifications e.g. security, support and/or maintenance notices;

  • to improve our services and communications to you as well as the quality of your interaction with our website;

  • complying with applicable laws and regulations, codes of practice or guidelines, policies, procedures, regulatory requirements (which may extend to know-your-client and related reviews) and directions issued by relevant authorities;

  • the establishment, exercise or defence of any legal or equitable claim; and

  • any other purpose relating to any of the above.


In addition, if you are seeking employment or any other appointment with us, the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose personal information include processing and assessing your application, performing background checks, verifying your credentials and qualifications as well as obtaining employment references and any other related purposes.


In relation to particular services or in your interactions with us, we may also have specifically notified you of other purposes for which we collect, use or disclose your personal information. If so, we will collect, use and disclose your personal information for these additional purposes as well, unless we have specifically notified you otherwise.


Disclosing your personal information


We may disclose personal information as follows:


  • to technical consultants, experts and foreign law firms assisting with your matters;

  • to agents, contractors or third party service providers who provide technology solutions, support, operational or administrative services, such as for our online services, courier services, telecommunications, information technology, payment, payroll processing, training, market research, storage, archival, client support services;

  • in connection with professional indemnity policies, and to our professional advisers including auditors;

  • to any relevant authorities, including professional regulatory bodies and/or law enforcement agencies, whether local or overseas;

  • to the extent necessary to comply with any laws, regulations, rules, directions, guidelines and other similar requirements;

  • where permitted under law, external business and charity partners in relation to our promotional events and seminars; and

  • any other party to whom you authorise us to disclose your personal information.


You further understand, acknowledge and agree that where you have engaged us to carry out any work in any jurisdictions outside Singapore, the transfer of your personal information records to these jurisdictions may be necessary to give effect to your instructions and that you request and consent to our so transmitting your personal data outside Singapore. Personal information may therefore be exported to, processed and accessed in countries whose laws provide a different level of protection, which may not necessarily be comparable to that provided in Singapore.


Our website


When you browse our website, you generally do so anonymously and we do not at our website automatically collect personal information, including your email address unless you provide such information. You may however wish to note the following:


  • IP address. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are connected to the Internet. When you visit our website, your IP address is automatically logged in our server. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. From your IP address, we may identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing our website; however, we will not be able to pinpoint the exact geographic location from which you are accessing our website. Generally, we do not link your IP address to anything that will enable us to identify you unless it is required by applicable laws and regulations.


  • Cookies. A cookie is an element of data that a website can store on your computer. We use cookies in some parts of our website to store user preferences and record session information. This may also be used to help personalise services on our website. You can adjust settings on your browser so that you will be notified when you receive a cookie. Should you wish to disable the cookies associated with these technologies, you may do so by changing the setting on your browser. However, your ability to use our website or the functionality thereof may be affected.

    Please read our Cookies Policy for more information on the cookies that we use. If you want to change the setting, you can do this by visiting your cookies setting by clicking "Cookies" located at the bottom right of the website.


Our website may contain links to other sites and resources that are operated or provided by third parties with different privacy practices. We have no control over and do not take any responsibility for these third party websites and their personal information handling practices, and you are encouraged to review the personal information policies of websites you choose to visit which are linked from our website.


Withdrawal of consent, access and correction of your personal information


If you have any questions or feedback relating to your personal information or these privacy terms, would like to withdraw your consent to any use of your personal information set out in these privacy terms or would like to obtain access and make corrections to your personal information records, please contact our Data Protection Officer, as follows:



Contact No.:  8920 9087

Address:  160 Robinson Road #23-01 SBF Center Singapore 068914


If you withdraw your consent to any or all use of your personal information, depending on the nature of your request, we may not be in a position to continue to provide our services to you.


Without prejudice to the foregoing, by accessing and using our website in any way (including without limitation using any documents, data, reports, automated templates or any other materials, or accessing any software programs, database systems or portals made available or enabled via the site), you represent and warrant that you have read, understand and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information set out above.


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