Personal Data Processing Statement
This Personal Data Processing Statement (“PDPS”) is prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (the “Act”). This PDPS sets out the policies and procedures of the Group with regard to your personal data and your agreement to the usage and processing of your personal data for purposes set out below.
1.1 “Group” means A'Famosa Resort Group of Companies and/or its holding company, subsidiaries, related and associated companies and companies using or may be using the brands of “A'Famosa” , regardless whether such company(ies) are incorporated in or outside Malaysia.
1.2 “Personal Data” means your name, age, gender, date of birth, address, email address, telephone number, photograph, opinions, comments, information in connection to the programmes and/or packages you have participated in and such other personal information or your views/opinions that are, have been and may be collected, compiled, processed and maintained with the Group from time to time.
2. Provision of Personal Data
2.1 The Group will obtain your Personal Data when you provide your Personal Data to the Group in any way or manner including pursuant to any transactions and/or inquiries made with the Group. The Group will also receive and store your Personal Data when you enter the Group’s websites, social networking sites and/or blogs.
2.2 The Group may also receive, store and process your Personal Data which are provided or made available by any third parties, credit reference bodies, regulatory and law enforcement authorities, and other casino operators, for reasons including delivery of the Group’s services (for example, conducting appropriate checks and risk assessments to facilitate the provision of services), performance of conditions of agreements and/or to comply with the Group’s legal and regulatory obligations.
3. Purposes of Processing
3.1 The Group may use your Personal Data for the following purposes, namely:-
(a) To process your application/form;
(b) To communicate with you vide SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels;
(c) To respond to questions and comments from you;
(d) To provide the products, goods, facilities, programmes, services and/or such other activities as you have requested;
(e) For administrative purposes;
(f) To notify you of any changes to our products, goods, facilities and/or services which may affect you vide SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels;
(g) To market and promote the products, goods, facilities and/or services that are or may be offered by the Group from time to time vide SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels;
(h) To process and analyse your Personal Data either individually or collectively with other individuals;
(i) To monitor your fitness and properness to join, participate, enjoy or utilise any of the programmes, packages, facilities and/or properties of the Group, including but not limited to any customer loyalty programme(s);
(j) For direct marketing purposes vide SMS, phone call, email, fax, mail and/or any other appropriate communication channels;
(k) Other purposes which the Group may reasonably deem fit;
(l) To provide and/or verify your Personal Data, to carry out security or financial checks and to conduct risk assessments with other casino operators, service providers, banks, regulatory, judicial and enforcement authorities for the purposes of facilitating or processing any of your financial transactions;
(m) For fraud prevention and detection;and
(n) For the Group to discharge obligations required under the law, such as reporting requirements under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 and the Registration of Guests Act 1965.
3.2 Provision of your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Section 3.1 (a) to (l) above is voluntary and optional. However, failure to provide the requested Personal Data or any limitation against the Group to process your Personal Data may result in the Group being unable (a) to process the relevant application/form; (b) to provide all or part(s) of the products, goods, facilities and/or services as described above or any other products, goods, facilities and/or services that the Group is providing to you in a continuous manner; (c) to provide the products, goods, facilities and/or services to the extent as stated in the promotional materials of the Group; and/or (d) to provide any of the new products, goods, facilities and/or services that may be offered by the Group from time to time.
3.3 Provision of your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Section 3.1 (m) and (n) above is mandatory and your failure or refusal to provide Personal Data for these purposes may constitute an offence under the law and/or the Group may discontinue their business relationship with you.
3.4 Your Personal Data may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in a jurisdiction other than Malaysia. You understand and consent that your Personal Data may be transferred outside of Malaysia to those third parties with whom the Group share it as described in this PDPS.
4. Disclosure to Third Parties
4.1 For purposes as described herein and to facilitate the provision of the various products, goods, facilities and/or services to you, the Group may share with and/or transfer your Personal Data to:-
(a) the other entities within the Group;
(b) the Group’s third party service providers;
(c) any person under a duty of confidentiality to the Group;
(d) any actual or proposed assignee, transferee, participant or sub-participant of the Group’s rights or business; and
(e) your immediate family members and/or emergency contact person as may be notified to the Group from time to time.
4.2 The Group may also share your Personal Data where required by law or where disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable laws, legal processes or queries from the relevant authorities.
5. Rights to Limit Processing
5.1 If you:
(a) do not wish to receive any marketing communications from the Group; or
(b) wish for the Group to stop processing your Personal Data for marketing purposes or any direct marketing purposes; or
(c) wish to change the manner in which the Group is permitted to process your Personal Data as described under Section 3 above; you may submit a request in writing to the address stated in Section 7 below.
5.2 When you visit the Group’s websites, there is automatic collection of some information about your computer such as IP address, web browser software, and referring website. Such information is only used for the purpose of creating a better user experience and to identify areas for improvement on the Group’s websites.
5.4 When you access certain pages of the Group’s websites or reserve rooms or purchase items, you may be required to sign in, using an ID and password. Once you signed in, the Group will record your ID in the cookie file on your computer if you checked the box entitled “Remember me”. Permanent cookie files remain on your computer's hard drive until you manually delete the file.
6. Access and Correction of Personal Data
6.1 You may, request to access to and/or to make any correction to your Personal Data by submitting a request in writing to the Group to the address stated in Section 7 below.
6.2 In respect of your right to access and/or correct your Personal Data, the Group has the right to:-
(a) refuse your request to access and/or make any correction to your Personal Data in the manner provided in the Act, such as where expense of providing access to you is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy, or where the rights of others may also be violated, amongst other reasons;
(b) refuse your request to access and/or make any correction to your Personal Data as permitted under the Act, including where your Personal Data is being processed by the Group in order to discharge regulatory functions and providing you access and/or the right to make any correction to your Personal Data is likely to prejudice proper discharge of those functions by the Group; and
(c) charge a fee as may be allowed under the Act for processing of your request to access your Personal Data.
6.3 Notwithstanding that access is granted to you or any correction / updating of your Personal Data is performed, this PDPS shall remain valid and effective at all times.
7. Enquiries and Contact
You may request for access and/or request for correction of your Personal Data or make any inquiries or complaints in relation to the processing of your Personal Data by contacting the following personnel for further assistance:-
Head of Department
Legal, Compliance & Admin Department,
18th floor, Menara Safuan, No.80, Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel No: 03-27818888
Notes: (1) The Group reserves the right to revise this PDPS from time to time due to changes in applicable laws and regulations and you shall be deemed to have agreed to such revision(s) if you continue your relationship with the Group without any objection.
You are welcome to obtain the latest version of this PDPS from the Group’s website or from our customer service counters.
(2) In case of discrepancies between the English version and other versions of this PDPS, the English version shall apply and prevail.
(3) Please take note that the above designated email address is only for personal data related matters.