We Care Community Services Ltd is committed to ensuring that personal data is protected and managed in accordance with Singapore laws, international good practice and individuals’ rights. We collect and use personal data in order to help us deliver our services and to offer individuals appropriate information on our programmes.
Note: The practices set forth in this notice apply only to this website and all other WE CARE properties. If you are connected to another website from here, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.
Data Protection Notice
The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) establishes a data protection law that governs the collection, use, disclosure and care of personal data.
WE CARE recognises that the privacy of your personal data is important to you. We are committed to treat all personal data with due confidentiality, in accordance with the relevant data protection laws of Singapore. Our Data Protection Notice aims to help you understand how we collect, use, share and protect your personal data.
In this Data Protection Notice, “Personal Data” refers to any data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access, including data in our records as may be updated from time to time.
Collection, Usage and Disclosure of Personal Data
When asking for your personal information, WE CARE is committed to the following:
WE CARE collects your personal data in the following ways:
WE CARE may use your information for the following purposes:
WE CARE may use your photographs for publicity purposes on our various platforms.
We will not use your personal data for purposes other than what we have informed you or which are permitted under local laws and regulations.
We will not offer or share your personal data with third parties outside of WE CARE for commercial purposes, without seeking your consent.
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless requested by relevant government or law enforcement agencies to comply with any laws, rules, guidelines and regulations or schemes imposed by any governmental authority.
We may disclose your data to third parties in order to facilitate our programmes and service delivery. We would work closely with such third parties, and adopt appropriate security measures in collaboration with them to ensure that your data remains secure and confidential.
WE CARE may disclose your data for the following purposes:
If you have signed up for our programmes, we may share your information with:
We may also share information with government agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorised transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.
To safeguard your personal data, all electronic storage and transmission of personal data are protected with security technologies.
Withdrawal of Consent, Access and Correction of your Personal Data
please write to our Personal Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 11 Jalan Ubi, Block 5, #01-41, Singapore 409074
Our Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to our Site, and understanding how visitors use it. Cookies can also help customise our Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technologies, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorised employees, agents and contractors who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential, have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
We reserve the right to make changes to this notice. Any changes to this notice will be posted.
For more information about PDPA, kindly visit the website of the Personal Data Protection Commission at http://www.pdpc.gov.sg,
WE CARE has a support group called “Family and Friends Support Group”. Facilitated by WE CARE counsellors, this group is meant for caregivers, spouses, partners, family members or friends affected by an addicted loved one.
"Family & Friends" teaches effective strategies for self-care and how to cope with the recovering addict. The support group focuses on changing the way you interact with the recovering loved one. Using the CRAFT Model and SMART Recovery tools, we will touch on important topics that family members and friends experience, including:
The goals for "Family & Friends" are
"Family & Friends" takes place twice a month. For details, check out the schedule here.
If you are an affected caregiver. family member or friend and you wish to attend "Family & Friends", contact Sida at 3165 8017 or NoorSida@wecare.org.sg to register.
SMART stands for Self-Management & Recovery Training. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups. All facilitators are registered SMART Recovery Facilitators.
SMART is an ongoing closed group and caters to individuals with a history of addiction. Interested participants are required to undergo a clinical intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, please email email@example.com
Details of the schedule for SMART can be found here
Mindfulness For Recovery
Mindfulness for Recovery is an open group to learn and practice mindfulness. Mindfulness helps participants to break away from their own destructive habitual patterns. All facilitators have personal experience practising mindfulness. This group is catered for people with a history of addictions, reactive behaviours and/or mood disorders.
Details of the schedule for Mindfulness can be found here
To register: call 3165 8017 or email firstname.lastname@example.org