Privacy Statement & PDPA

  1. We may use “cookies”, where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information about you when you enter our websites. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use, profiles of users and their preferred sites. While this cookie can tell us when you enter our sites and which pages you visit, it cannot read data off your hard disk.
  2. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
  3. If you provide us with personally identifiable data:
    (a) We may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in the most efficient and effective way unless such sharing is prohibited by law.
    (b) We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except where such entities have been authorised to carry out specific Government services.
    (c) For your convenience, we may also display to you data you had previously supplied us or other Government Agencies. This will speed up the transaction and save you the trouble of repeating previous submissions. Should the data be out-of-date, please supply us the latest data.
  4. To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data is secured with appropriate security technologies.
  5. This site may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.
  6. Please contact if you:
    (a) have any enquiries or feedback on our data protection policies and procedures; or
    (b) need more information on or access to the data which you have provided to us in the past.


Personal Data Protection Policy


In view of the enactment of the Personal Data Protection Act effective from 2 July 2014, MAI has put in place a personal data privacy policy in relation to the collection, use, disclosure and/or process of your child/ward and/or your personal data in dealings with MAI.


  1. Personal Data

In this Data Protection Policy, “Personal Data” means information about your child/children or you, whether true or not, set out in your child’s/ward’s applications and documents and any other personal information voluntarily provided by you and processed by us. Some examples are, but not limited to, name, age, citizenship, identification number, academic status and results, sports achievements, medical and disability information, residential address, mobile and residential telephone number, personal email address, bank account, photograph or video image, etc.


  1. Collection, Use and Disclosure

It is MAI policy to treat all data as confidential and strictly for internal use only.  The Madrasah will use the personal data that it collects only for the purposes allowable as indicated following guidelines from Personal Data Protection Act.

In the event that the Madrasah intends to use data provided for other purposes beyond the original intent of data collection, the Madrasah will seek the written permission from parents and/or guardians before using the data unless requested by government agencies.

In particular, the Madrasah may:

  1. Maintain contact with students for administration, fundraising, marketing or promotional purposes relating to the Madrasah, eg. Alumni. The Madrasah will remain as the data controller and this policy will govern data usage.
  2. Make use of photographs, videos or sound recordings of students in Madrasah publications, the Madrasah website and other official Madrasah communications channels.
  3. Photographs, videos or sound recordings of students will not be used in publicity campaigns placed with external outlets without the express permission from parents/guardians.
  4. Make personal data, including sensitive personal data, available to staff for planning activities and trips, both in and outside of Singapore.
  5. Retain and use personal data after a student has graduated to provide references, educational history and alumni services consistent with an independent school environment.


  1. Access and Correction of Personal Data

You have the right to request access to, update and/or correct your child’s/ward’s and/or your personal data held by us. Please send your request to with the subject ‘PDPA enquiry’. MAI will consider the request and respond within 14 working days.


  1. Withdrawal of Consent

You may withdraw your consent given, whether in part or as a whole.  Should you wish to withdraw your consent, please send an email to and provide details of your withdrawal request. MAI will consider the request and respond within 14 working days. Please note that with the withdrawal of consent to any or all use or disclosure of personal data, depending on the nature of the request, MAI may not be in a position to continue to provide the services or administer any contractual relationship that is in place. Such withdrawal may also result in the termination of any agreement with MAI. MAI’s legal rights and remedies are expressly reserved in such a case.


  1. Data Security

MAI undertakes to implement appropriate security measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, in particular when processing of data involves the transmission or storage on or within a network.


  1. Contacting MAI

If you have any queries regarding PDPA or your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer at 6744 4749 or email us at