PDPA Privacy Policy


Thank you for using our website at www.gbn.sg (“Site”). For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, “GBN”, “we”, “our” or “us” shall refer to GBN Marketplace Ministry.

By accessing and using any part of the Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use the Site. Any continued access or use of the Site (whether this time or in future) will imply that you have accepted the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We take your privacy seriously and are committed to providing a safe online experience.  We believe in being transparent about our practices, which is why we have provided this Privacy Policy to explain how we collect, use and disclose your information.

1. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

If you are only browsing this Site or using the search function, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually. This Site automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s) requested.

By providing your personal information to us, whether or not through the Site, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may collect, use and/or disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. (a) to provide and improve our services;
  2. (b) to facilitate your access and/or use of the Site, the transactions between us and you and the activities organised by us or our partners which you participate or intend to participate in;
  3. (c) to maintain and upkeep of event participants’ records and data and/or to administer your participation in events;
  4. (d) to allow us to interact with you via social media platforms;
  5. (e) to send marketing communications relating to any events or activities organised, managed, hosted or promoted by us and/or our partners;
  6. (f) to perform market, demographic or trend analysis/survey for research and marketing purposes;
  7. (g) for data aggregation and analytics;
  8. (h) for billing and verification purposes;
  9. (i) to contact you regarding any complaints, feedback, queries or requests;
  10. (j) handling any issues which have come to our attention;
  11. (k) to facilitate investigations into any suspicious or illegal activity on the Site;
  12. (l) for internal administrative and management purposes;
  13. (m) where required by any act, statute, law, or regulation, or by the order of a government authority or a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction;
  14. (n) any purposes exempted under the applicable laws;
  15. (o) such other purposes consented by you for which your personal information is collected; and
  16. (p) any other purpose reasonably related to the aforesaid.

We may share your personal information with our partners who are collaborating with us in the organisation, management, hosting or promotion of events. By providing your personal information to us, you agree that such partners may also collect, use and/or disclose your personal information for the purposes set out above.

We may also disclose your personal information to our partners (in what instances do we need to disclose info to such partners) whom we have engaged to provide our services, to maintain this Site or to protect the security or integrity of this Site and our databases. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that such partners do not use your personal information for a purpose other than the purposes for which the personal information were originally given.

2. Cookies

We use cookies, where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information regarding you when you enter our Site. The cookies are used to track information such as frequency of website visit and duration of visit and web pages visited. This is to allow us to understand our web traffic better, customise your surfing experience and pave way for our future site improvement. While the cookies can tell us when you enter our Site and which web pages you visit, they cannot read data off your hard disk.

3. Web Beacons

In limited circumstances we also may use web beacons to collect anonymous, non-personal information about your use of our Site, and your use of emails, special promotions or newsletters we send to you. Web beacons (also known as pixel tags) are tiny graphic image files imbedded in a web page or email that provide a presence on the web page or email and send back to its home server information from your browser. The information collected by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using the Site, or opening our emails, and for what purposes.

4. Confidentiality

Save where expressly provided herein, we will not to reveal to any person, firm or company any which may come to our knowledge hereunder and shall keep with complete secrecy the personal information provided by you and shall not use or attempt to use any such personal information in any manner without your permission. These restrictions shall cease to apply to information or knowledge which may come into the public domain other than as a result of any act or breach of this Privacy Policy by us.

5. Changing or Deleting Your Information

Please contact us at [email address] if you wish to modify any information provided to us.

6. Security of Your Personal Information

Where appropriate, we use available technology to protect the security of communications made through the Site. However, as no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk. We do not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transaction and other communications made through the Site.

Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite our best efforts, we make no warranties that the Site is free of viruses or other unauthorised software.

You should take appropriate steps to keep your information, software and equipment secure. This includes clearing your Internet browser cookies and cache before and after using any services on the Site.

7. Third Party Websites

The Site may contain hyperlinks to and from other Internet websites. These websites may have different privacy practices from the ones described here. Since this Privacy Policy applies solely to this Site, please read the privacy statements of the other websites you visit.

8. Applicable Law

The terms in this Privacy Policy are governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore.

9. Modification

The terms of this Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted on this page, and your access or use of the Site after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Privacy Policy and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit the Site.

Effective Date: 1st March 2021