CODE OF GOVERNANCE

The Code of Governance implemented in November 2007 requires that all IPCs and Charities in Singapore comply and submit on-line the extent of compliance through the Governance Evaluation Checklist developed by the Charity Council via the Charity Portal.

We are pleased to report that DSA(S) has complied with all the applicable guidelines of the Code of Governance Evaluation Checklist for large charities with gross annual receipts of $10 million or more; and IPCs with gross annual receipts of $200,000 and up to $10 million.

The DSA(S) Governance Evaluation Checklist for Enhanced Tier can be downloaded here.


CHARITY TRANSPARENCY FRAMEWORK

The Charity Transparency Framework (CTF) serves to help charities enhance their disclosure and governance practices. It is a scorecard for charities’ self-assessment purposes and is not mandatory.

We are pleased to report that DSA(S) has adopted the Charity Transparency Framework to enhance our disclosure and governance practices. The DSA(S) Charity Transparency Scorecard can be downloaded here

 

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT 

This Data Protection Notice (“Notice”) sets out the basis which Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) (“we, “us” or “our”) may collect, use, disclose or otherwise process personal data of our prospective service users, service users, service users' authorised representative, donors, volunteers in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act
(“PDPA”). This Notice applies to personal data in our possession 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.


Collection, use, disclosure or otherwise processing of personal data of our service users on behalf of government ministries or statutory boards will be in accordance with guidelines set out in the government’s data management policy. Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) will comply with the relevant requirements under the government’s data management policy.

The DSA(S) Data Protection Notice can be downloaded here