Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

SmartBuild Asia (collectively referred as “we”, “us”, “our”), a service offered by Asia Smart Build Pte Ltd, aims to help construction companies take better informed decisions when it comes to business development, sales & marketing, procurement. We aim to provide up-to-date relevant information to construction companies using our services.

We have tried to keep this Privacy Policy concise and as exhaustive as possible. Should you have any questions, please refer to the Contact part of this Privacy Policy.

SmartBuild Asia has established this Privacy Policy to ensure that users know what we collect, what we use and how we store the data related to companies, its employees and its SmartBuild Asia accounts (collectively referred as ‘Data’). This Data is subject to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012. This Privacy Policy is to be read in conjunction with our User Agreement. Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Privacy Policy applies to both. If you do not agree to this Agreement, do NOT click “Join Now” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.

WHICH DATA DO WE COLLECT?

SmartBuild Asia collects data in the following ways.

Registration & Basic data about account

When a “Member” (collectively referred as “you”, “your”) creates or registers an account, you are required to provide us basic information including, but not limited to, first name, last name, contact number, email address, UEN and name of the company you represent. Once registered, you will be offered the opportunity to update basic information about the account (including but not limited to main business activity, address, contact details, email address) you are linked to. This data will help you start building the profile of your account.

Profile Information

Once you are registered, you will have the opportunity to decide whether you want to take full control over your profile. In this case, you will be able to edit the data in your profile (including but not limited to brands, licenses, certifications, key personnel, technical and financial information, etc.). Additionally, you will have the opportunity to purchase other services for which you may be requested to share data about, including but not limited to, your products & services.

Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies to keep track of your movements, clicks and browsing behaviours on our website. Cookies also help us improve your browsing experience, your security and the identification of your interests. By using our services, you consent to the use of these cookies and similar technologies.

Data extracted from external sources

SmartBuild Asia may use external sources to enrich the relevance of company profiles. This data includes, but is not limited to, data from the Singapore government and its agencies, from some Singapore-based construction associations, organisations & societies as well as from certification providers. While not being responsible for the accuracy of this data and its representation on SmartBuild Asia’s website, we would welcome your feedback in case of an inaccurate representation of this data and take the necessary action to correct inaccurate representation.

Newsletter registration

When you subscribe to our newsletter, SmartBuild Asia requires you to share your first name, last name, email address and other contact details.

Log files, IP addresses and Connection Information

When you connect to our services, we will collect information including, but not limited to, your IP addresses, proxy server details, browser type, date & time for connections. The aim of such data collection is to help us to know our members better and to detect potentially dishonest behaviour.

HOW DO WE USE DATA WE COLLECT?

SmartBuild Asia will use your Data in the following ways.

Search

Your data will be used for the search functionality provided by SmartBuild Asia. Search functionality is based on some fields including, but not limited to, the name of companies, the brands distributed by the companies, the licenses & certifications received by the companies.

Share parts of your profiles with other members

The data on your profile will be made accessible to other members of SmartBuild Asia who would have acknowledged this Privacy Policy and comply with our User Agreement. Additionally, unregistered visitors of SmartBuild Asia website may access a small portion of your data (including, but limited to, company name, address, phone numbers and business activity). The part on Financial Information in your profile will only be shared with members who requested it from you and obtained your agreement.

Improve browsing experience

We use data collected from cookies and similar technologies to improve and customize your browsing experience on SmartBuild Asia as well as the overall quality of our services offered.

Communicate with you

We will use your data when communicating with you. For example, we may send you emails including, but not limited to, during the registration process and intermittent updates about SmartBuild Asia, its services and its members. We will never share your data with third or external parties without informing you and obtaining your agreement.

YOUR ACCESS TO YOUR DATA

Each account has one appointed administrator. This administrator has the right to access, modify, edit, change or delete part or all of the data at any time. Additionally this administrator has the choice to decide what is shared with other members and with visitors.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Your data will be retained for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it is collected or for business or legal purposes, or in accordance with applicable laws.

We take reasonable actions and preventive measures to ensure your data is well protected and safe on our servers. For example, we verify email addresses provided by members, each member must log into her/his account with a uniquely self-created password and we rely on modern encryption technologies. However we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer from unauthorized access or loss of any data.

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify our members when such updates happen either through an email or a notification. If you object to any changes, you may stop using our services. Your acknowledgement of the updated policy means that you are consenting and agreeing to the changes.

CONTACT

Should you have any type of inquiry about this Privacy Policy, please send your inquiry to contact@smartbuild.asia.