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Privacy Policy

This is the Singapore – MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre (SMART) website. Thank you for examining our privacy statement.



We will not sell, lend, or disclose to third parties any personally identifiable information collected from visitors, except as disclosed in this Policy or in the event we are required by law to do so. We may disclose information to employees, fellows, students, consultants and agents who have a legitimate need to know the information for the purpose of fixing or improving the Site and monitoring and improving the security of our network. We may also disclose this information when special circumstances call for it, such as when disclosure is required by law or court order or when disclosure is, in our sole discretion, necessary to protect our legal rights, including intellectual property rights.



SMART respects the privacy of individuals and recognizes the importance of the personal data you have entrusted to us and believe that it is our responsibility to properly manage, protect and process your personal data. As such we would like to inform you of how we process your personal data when you interact with us.


If you are only browsing this website or using the Search function, we do not capture data that allows us to identify you individually. This website automatically receives and records information on our and/or our provider’s server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s) requested, time spent, and your country’s location. Although user sessions are tracked, the users remain anonymous.


If you choose to share your personal data via an application or an e-mail or any other form, we recommend that you contact SMART’s Data Protection Officer to better understand how we use your personal data when you interact with us via our website or in any other way.



This Site may contain links to other web resources, including websites of organizations other than SMART. The websites to which the Site links may also install cookies on your computer, log your access to their web pages, or collect user-identifying information directly from you, once you proceed to browse those sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites or businesses to which the Site provides links. Please visit the relevant sites to review their privacy policies.



We will review our security measures and Privacy Policy on a periodic basis, and we may modify our policies as appropriate. We may also change or update our Privacy Policy if we add new services or features. If any changes are made, we will make appropriate amendments to this policy and post them at the Site. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis.


If you have any questions or feedback about this Privacy Policy, or questions relating to your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at



This Privacy Policy is in effect as of 1 December, 2015.

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