Please read this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to learn more about the ways in which Opal Lawyers LLC collects, uses and protects your personal data. Your continued use of our website and/or engagement of our services constitutes your acknowledgment and understanding of, and agreement with, this Privacy Policy.

  1. Purpose and Application

    1. This Policy is based on the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 of Singapore (the “PDPA”) and all associated regulations and guidelines as may be issued by the Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore (“PDPC”). This Policy sets out the basis upon which we may collect, use, disclose, or otherwise process personal data of clients and employees (past and current), prospective clients and job applicants in accordance with the PDPA and all associated regulations and guidelines as may be issued by the PDPC.

    2. This Policy applies to all personal data in our possession and/or under our control, including personal data in the possession of organisations which we have engaged to collect, use, disclose, or process personal data for our purposes.

  2. Collection of Personal Data

    1. We may request for you to provide your personal data in the course of (a) providing services to you in our business or (b) your job application. Such personal data may include, but not limited to:
      1. Full name and proof of identity,
      2. Residential address
      3. Contact details, such as telephone number or email address
      4. Gender
      5. Nationality
      6. Date of birth
      7. Your payment-related information, such as bank account number
      8. Information about your interaction and usage with our website and/or services
      9. CCTV recordings while you are within our premises
      10. if you provide us with any personal data relating to a third party – by doing so, you also represent to us and must ensure that you have notified the third party of the terms of this Policy and obtained his consent.

    2. In the event that you do not wish to provide any of your personal data above which is required to fulfil our obligations pursuant to the Legal Profession (Prevention of Money Laundering And Financing of Terrorism) Rules 2015, please note that depending on the circumstances, we may not be able to fulfil your request for our services.

    3. Cookies are small data files that are sent from a website’s server and are stored on your device’s hard drive. Our website uses “cookies” to collect information to personalise your online experience, which are unique to you. We may monitor your use of our website through the use of cookies and similar tracking devices. Information such as the number of times you visit our website, which page(s) and product(s) you view, time spent on those pages, your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and other information. You may disable cookies via your internet browser software settings. However, some parts of our website may not function as expected if cookies are disabled.

  3. Use of Personal Data

    1.  We use your personal data and information collected for the following purposes:
      1. To deliver services and process your instructions;
      2. To respond to your inquiry or request, where necessary;
      3. For human resources and recruitment purposes;
      4. For payment and administrative purposes;
      5. For legal purposes; and
      6. Any other purpose(s) which we may inform you of in writing from time to time, but for which we will seek your separate consent.

    2. The purposes listed above may continue to apply even in situations where your relationship with us has been terminated or altered in any way, for a reasonable period thereafter (including, where applicable, a period to enable us to enforce our rights under any contract with you).

    3. By providing your personal data to us, you also consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal data for the purposes set out above. If we wish to use, collect or disclose your personal data for any other purposes not listed above, we will seek your consent beforehand.

  4. Withdrawal of Consent

    1. If you do not wish for us to use or disclose your personal data for any of the above purposes, you may wish to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer at mail@opal.sg or +65 6865 9975. Depending on the circumstances and the nature or extent of your withdrawal, the withdrawal of your consent may result in us not being able to provide services to you.

    2. Our Data Protection Officer will get back to you within 30 days.

    3. Withdrawing consent does not affect our right to continue to collect, use, and disclose personal data where such collection, use, and disclosure without consent is permitted or required under the applicable laws.

  5. Access and Correction of Personal Data

    1. You may wish to request for access and correction of your personal data with us at any time. If you would like access to your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer. Our Data Protection Officer will get back to you within 30 days.

    2. Please note that a reasonable fee may be charged for such access or correction requests. If so, we will inform you of the fee before processing your request.

    3. Depending on the request made, we will only need to provide you with access to the requested personal data contained in the document, and not to the entire document itself. In those cases, it may be appropriate for us to simply provide you with confirmation of the personal data that we have on record, if the record of your personal data forms a negligible part of the document.

  6. Accuracy of Personal Data

    1. We keep your personal data as accurate, complete and up-to-date as possible, taking into consideration your use and interests. Your personal data provided will be validated by making references to generally accepted practices and guidelines. This includes our requests to see original documentation before using your personal data, if any.

  7. Protection of Personal Data

    1. We protect your personal data against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification with security protection measures which are appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal data. We will also review and update our security protection measures from time to time.

    2. However, please note that it is not possible to perfectly secure your personal data from cyber-attacks, such as hacking, spyware and viruses. On this account, you will not hold us liable for any unauthorised disclosure, loss or destruction of your personal data arising from such risks.

  8. Retention of Personal Data

    1. We protect your personal data against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification with security protection measures which are appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal data. We will also review and update our security protection measures from time to time.

  9. Changes to Policy

    1. We may make changes to our Policy from time to time, in whole or in part at our sole discretion. We will notify you of any changes made to our Policy through our website.

  10. Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data

    1. All of your personal data provided to us will be kept confidential. We do not sell or release any of your personal data to third parties, which may be located within or outside of Singapore, unless it is necessary to satisfy the aforementioned purposes or a directly related purpose. These third parties are not allowed to use your personal data for purposes other than to provide these services to us.

    2. We will take steps to ensure that appropriate levels of protection are necessary to maintain the security and integrity of your personal data are in place. Where it might be necessary to transfer your personal data to countries outside of Singapore for purposes relating to our business, we will take steps to ensure that your personal data continues to receive a standard of protection that is at least comparable to that provided under the PDPA.

  11. Disclaimer of Liability

    1. Access to our website is voluntary and use of our website is at your sole risk. We shall have no responsibility for any loss (whether direct, consequential, punitive, special or otherwise) arising out of use of information obtained from our website or other websites linked to our website.

  12. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

    1. This Policy is governed by the laws of Singapore. Any dispute arising from your use of our website or data privacy shall be subject to the laws of Singapore, notwithstanding that our website can be accessed from jurisdictions outside of Singapore.

Last updated: 26 April 2022



Our maximum aggregate liability for any claim (including legal costs and expenses shall be limited to 100% of the total professional fees billed by us. Any claim to be made against us shall be made within 2 years from the date on which our advice is rendered or upon work being done, whichever is earlier.


All information provided by you for customer due diligence for anti-money laundering and “know-your-client” purposes (“CDD”) must be true, complete and accurate. You also consent to our handling and/or disclosure of all personal information therein in compliance with our Data Privacy Policy and the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 of Singapore. Please notify us within 2 business days of any change in shareholding, management, beneficial ownership or other matters which may be prescribed by the relevant authorities for us to comply with the relevant legislation regarding CDD, together with supporting documents.

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