Online Terms and Conditions for Govt Tech Trainees 
Online Acknowledgment Letter

Privacy Statement

You acknowledge and agree that you are in compliance with, and will continue to comply with the applicable data protection laws with respect to any personal data or personally identifiable information. We understand that your privacy is important and we value your privacy.

You agree to comply with BCG has a Data Protection Policy incorporated within the Privacy Policy, published on the websites. You acknowledge and agree that BCG is permitted to share your personal details and contact information with Govt Tech. You give us explicit consent to call, email, or send SMS to you to confirm participation at the event, workshop and/or to related courses/programmes you are registering to or registered in.

I hereby give explicit consent to BCG to use my personal data to contact me subject to the terms of the privacy policy and applicable data protection laws.


I hereby acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions stated in this document.

I in the capacity of Trainee hereby acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions stated hereunder.

Please note that BCG may, in its discretion, amend these terms from time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here and we will notify you whenever we make a material change to these terms.


1.1. Cooperation. I will cooperate with BCG’s personnel and will not interfere with the conduct of BCG’s business, will observe all rules, regulations and security requirements of BCG, and will keep BCG updated on any progress, problems, and/or developments of which I am aware regarding the Govt Tech (“Program”).

a) I represent that I will comply with these terms including not limiting to BCG RISE PLATFORM PRIVACY POLICY attached hereunder as an Appendix


1.2. Compliance with Laws
I warrants and represents that I will comply with all applicable laws and regulations governing. My activities during the course of Program are in compliance with the applicable laws, including without limitation, securities laws, rules and regulations, laws governing the trading of securities by insiders, and laws prohibiting bribery and corruption, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Bribery Act of 2010. Further, if I witnesses or has cause to suspect that any third party associated with BCG may be engaged in conduct amounting to corruption or bribery, whether directly or indirectly, I will report this to BCG without delay. If BCG has reasonable grounds to suspect that I may or will breach the terms of this section, BCG shall be entitled to terminate my participation in Program with immediate effect for cause.

1.3. Program Requirements
a) I agree to fulfill all the training requirements including not limiting to minimum attendance (achieve at least a 75% attendance rate), maintain the integrity of login credentials,. I agree that if I do not meet 75% attendance of overall hours of the classroom sessions I will be ineligible to receive the Certificate of Completion.
b) I agree to submit the any documentation or material requested by BCG and or Govt Tech pursuant to this Program including not limiting to full name, NRIC number, mobile telephone number, and email address to BCG.

1.4. BCG Rights
Please note that BCG may, in its discretion, amend the terms applicable to this Program including not limiting to module design, assessment criteria, replacement of trainers from time to time. I agree that Program curriculum incorporates learning, assignments and assessments conducted in groups, and full participation in group work is required. Any requests to modify curriculum and assessment criteria will not be entertained by BCG and/or Govt Tech.


2.1. I will or may have access to information of a special and unique nature and value to BCG and/or its Clients (“Confidential Information”). Confidential Information means any and all information, whether or not patentable and whether or not copyrightable, owned, possessed or used by BCG which is denoted confidential, which I am informed is confidential, either verbally or in writing, or which the nature of, or the circumstances surrounding the disclosure, development, treatment by BCG, or receipt, reasonably suggest ought to be treated as confidential, including, without limitation, any Client’s or BCG’s Work Product, training materials, modules, manuals, invention, formula, vendor information, customer information, trade secret, process, research, report, technical data, know-how, computer programs, software, code, technology, marketing or business plan, forecast, unpublished financial statement, budget, license, price, cost and employee list that is communicated to, learned of, developed or otherwise acquired by me while participating in Program to BCG. Any information and materials received by BCG from third parties in confidence will be included in the definition of Confidential Information.

2.2. I will not, during the course of this Program or at any time, thereafter, disclose to others, or use for my or the benefit of others, any Confidential Information. I will not copy, alter, modify disassemble, reverse engineer or decompile any Confidential Information unless permitted in writing by BCG. BCG holds all right, title, and interest in and to all tangible and intangible incidents of the Confidential Information, including, without limitation, all trade secrets, copyrights, patent rights and derivative works pertaining thereto, and this engagement conveys to me only a limited right to use the Confidential Information as necessary for me to perform the specified activities under the Program. Such right is fully revocable in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement. Except for such right of use, I will not assert any right, title, or interest in or to the Confidential Information and will hold all Confidential Information in strict confidence.

2.3. Confidential Information will not include any information that (i) is or becomes known to the general public under circumstances involving no breach of these terms, (ii) is generally disclosed to third parties by BCG without restriction on such third parties, or (iii) is approved for release by written authorization of a BCG authorized representative provided, however, that if I seek to disclose, divulge, reveal, report, publish, transfer or use any Confidential Information to any third party, I must prove that the information became publicly available without any breach of these terms. Disclosure of Confidential Information will not be prohibited if made directly pursuant to a valid and existing order of a court or other governmental body or agency provided, however, that (i) I first promptly notifies BCG of such possible or prospective order and (ii) BCG has a reasonable opportunity to prevent or limit disclosure. I will return all Confidential Information in my possession or under my control at BCG’s request or, in the absence of such a request, upon termination or expiration of my participation in the Program.

2.4. I will not use, process or transfer or transport BCG’s Confidential Information in unencrypted electronic format (including but not limited to unencrypted computers or laptops, data tapes, USB keys or drives, hard drives and similar devices) and will implement Full Disk encryption on all workstations and laptops, such that no unencrypted workstations or machines are used in conjunction with BCG’s Confidential Information.

2.5. From time to time, BCG may have agreements with other persons, entities or with the United States Government, or agencies thereof, that impose obligations or restrictions on BCG regarding inventions made during the course of work under such agreements or regarding the confidential nature of such work. I agree to be bound by all such obligations and restrictions that are made known to me and to take all action necessary to discharge the obligations of BCG under such agreements.

2.6. I will not, without BCG’s prior written consent in each instance, (i) use BCG’s name or likeness, or the name or likeness of any BCG Client(s), in any advertising, publicity, Client list, website or otherwise, or (ii) represent, directly or indirectly, that BCG or Client.


3.1. All rights, title, and interests in any findings, reports, inventions, writings, disclosures, discoveries, computer code, developments, and improvements written, invented, made or conceived (whether or not patentable and whether or not copyrightable) by me solely or jointly with others in the course of or arising out of this Program (referred to herein as “Work Product”) and is the sole and exclusive property of BCG. I HEREBY ASSIGNS ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN WORK PRODUCT TO BCG AND WAIVES IN FAVOR OF BCG ALL MORAL RIGHTS TO WORK PRODUCT THAT MAY VEST WITH ME. I will promptly disclose all Work Product to BCG and to maintain adequate and current written records (in the form of notes, sketches, drawings and as may be specified by BCG) to document the conception and/or first actual reduction to practice of any Work Product.

3.2. All rights, title, and interests in Confidential Information shall vests with BCG and is the sole and exclusive property of BCG.

3.3. I will execute any instruments and do all other things reasonably requested by BCG (both during and after my Program by BCG) in order to vest more fully in BCG all ownership rights in Work Product. I hereby acknowledge that Work Product is expressly included within the meaning of “Confidential Information.”


4.1. I expressly agree that any breach of the terms of this Program will result in serious and irreparable injury to BCG for which BCG cannot be adequately compensated by monetary damages alone. Therefore, in addition to any other remedy it may have, BCG may enforce the specific performance of this Program by me and seek both temporary and permanent injunctive relief, to the extent permitted by law, without needing to post a bond or prove actual damages.


5.1. In no event will either party be liable to the other party for any special, exemplary, incidental, or consequential damages, or for any direct or indirect loss of data, profits, goodwill, whether arising out of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, resulting from or related to an Program (whether or not such party knew of should have known of the possibility of any such damages).

5.2. With the exception of my indemnification obligations hereunder, or my liability for breach of confidentiality, breach of data privacy, or damages arising from my gross negligence or willful misconduct under no circumstances will either party’s aggregate liability to the other for any claim arising from or in connection with or relating to this agreement (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise) exceed an amount equal to the grants paid to BCG by me for the program that gave rise to the claim.

5.3. In respect of either party, nothing in these terms limits or excludes such party’s liability for: (i) personal injury or death suffered by the other party caused by such party’s negligence; (ii) fraud; or (iii) any matter for which it would be illegal for such party to exclude or limit or to attempt to exclude or limit its liability under applicable law.

5.4. BCG shall not be liable for my or other participants acts or omissions arising under this program.


6.1. BCG may terminate this Program for convenience upon written notice to the Company.

6.2. BCG may, upon three written warnings, terminate the Program in whole or in part if any of the following events occur: (a) the Company and/or Trainee is in material breach of any Program provision provided that BCG has in writing requested the Company and/or Trainee to cure and the Company and/or Trainee has not done so within thirty (30) days of receipt of notice; (b) the Company and/or Trainee acts or omissions; (c) the Company and/or Trainee fraudulent misrepresentation or illegal activity; or (d) if the Company and/or Trainee fails to meet the training requirements.

6.3. Upon receipt of notice of termination from BCG, unless otherwise advised by BCG, my participation in the Program shall cease with immediate effect.


7.1. I understand and agrees that I am not BCG’s employee and is not entitled or guaranteed to benefits provided by BCG including but not limited to workers’ compensation, unemployment, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, medical, dental, accident and life insurance. I am solely responsible for complying with all applicable employment tax and income tax laws.

7.2. I understand and agrees that I am not permitted to represent myself as BCG’s employee internally or externally for the purposes of soliciting work or otherwise for my personal benefit.


8.1. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC Rules”) for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this clause. The seat of the arbitration shall be Singapore. The number of arbitrators shall be three. Each party shall nominate an arbitrator to the SIAC. The Chair shall be nominated by the party-nominated arbitrators. The seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be Singapore. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. The governing law of the contract shall be the substantive law of Singapore.

8.3. Nothing in these Terms will limit or in any way restrict the ability of either Party to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court or other judicial body.

8.2. Dispute Resolution. If any dispute arises out of or in connection with an Program, either Party will be entitled to refer the dispute by written notice (a “Dispute Notice”) for resolution and will meet to resolve the dispute within 15 Business Days of the date of such notice. BCG shall notify the Trainee the reasons for the delay in resolving the dispute within 15 Business Days. If the dispute cannot be resolved in accordance with this clause within 15 Business Days of the date of the Dispute Notice, either Party will be entitled to refer the dispute to a mediation provider agreed by the Parties, such mediation to be held as soon as possible but in any event within two months of the date of the Dispute Notice unless otherwise agreed between the Parties. If the Dispute is not resolved within three months of the date of the Dispute Notice, then either Party may start proceedings in accordance with above clause.


1 Who we are

This is the Privacy Policy for The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. and its affiliates (BCG or we). This privacy policy was last updated in December 2020. For more detail on BCG’s international operations please see

2 Applicability of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of the RISE Platform (Platform) where access is granted to you by BCG as a Program Partner, as part of the RISE Program , a 6-month program designed to enhance employability by building high-demand business and digital skills.

3 Important information about this Privacy Policy

BCG understands that your privacy is important. This Privacy Policy (together any applicable Trainees Terms which you may also be asked to agree to and any additional terms of use incorporated by reference into the Trainees Terms) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. This Platform is not intended for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children or anyone of 18 years of age and younger. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

4 Changes to this Privacy Policy

Please note that BCG may, in its discretion, amend this privacy policy from time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here and we will notify you whenever we make a material change to this Privacy Policy. The Platform may contain links to external sites or services which are not governed by this Privacy Policy. BCG does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third-party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.

Contact details

Data Protection Office
The Boston Consulting Group Singapore Pte. Ltd.
79 Robinson Road
Level 27
Singapore 068897

5 The data we collect about you

The platform may collect, use, store and transfer the following personal data about you:
First name, last name, email address, date of birth, identity type, gender, ethnicity, national registration identity card, nationality, phone number, educational certifications, National Services status, years of employment, last job title, last drawn income, employment status, employment proof documents (e.g. past employment payslips or letter of employment or letter of offer or CPF contribution history), curriculum vitae, interest for specialisation and other details needed for the objective for learning, operations, compliance and employment assistance under RISE

We also collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical data for any purpose. Aggregated data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate the data relating to details of your use of the Platform to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific Platform feature. However, if we do ever combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences

6 How your personal data is collected

We will collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us. This is information you consent to giving us about you by filling in forms on the Platform, or by corresponding with us (for example, by email or phone). It includes information you or your company provides when you register to the Platform or when you report a problem with the Platform. If you contact us, we will keep a record of that correspondence.

7 Cookie/Device storage objects

Facebook pixel
With your consent, we make use of a pixel from Facebook to collect information including, for example, information on how you came to the Platform, your IP address and how you use the Platform. We use this information to ensure that the recommendations and information that are viewed by you are more relevant to you and your interests.

Sessions cookies and analytics cookies
We make use of sessions cookies and analytics cookies on the Platform. The sessions cookies are used for system login management for logged in users and assist in the running of the Platform, while the analytics cookies are used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use, profiles of users and their preferred sites. Neither of these types of cookies collect personal data about you or enable us to identify you. The cookies also assist in site security, network management and accessibility.

When you first access the Platform, these cookies will be placed on your device for the purposes described in the paragraph above. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the Platform functions. Without these cookies, some of the services which you would like to access may have reduced functionality or not be available to you.

The way in which cookies can be managed depends on your browser. The following links provide information on how to configure or disable cookies in each browser:

8 How we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to do so. Most commonly we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where you have consented on or before the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data;
  • Where we are otherwise permitted to do so under applicable law.

9 Purposes for which we will use your personal data

We process your personal information for the following purposes:

Managing access to the Platform, monitoring usage of the Platform and providing support related to accessing and using the Platform; Informing you about updates to the Platform; Tailoring your experience at the Platform with relevant materials; Understanding the Platform’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and determining whether the Platform is designed to work with the Device settings of a majority of our visitors; and Improving our Platform content and navigation. Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (including registration on the Platform), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent to the extent permitted by applicable law, by sending an email

We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that BCG itself is permitted to process that data.

10 Disclosures of your personal data

The third parties with whom we may need to share personal information to help us provide the Platform are: our subsidiaries or affiliates; our advisors; our business partners; Singapore Government Agencies who may have access to your personal information in relation to the Program completion of your learning tasks.; third-parties for maintenance; our third-party service providers who process information on our behalf to provide training content, assessment and operations help run some of our internal business operations including IT services and IT infrastructure and cloud storage capabilities to enable the Platform to function or any other third parties that we appoint to supersede such service providers; and law enforcement bodies in order to comply with any legal obligation or court order.

Because BCG is a global organization we need to transfer personal information which is collected by the Platform or through other means across the BCG group of companies to help operate our business efficiently. This also includes third parties located in different countries around the world, including outside Singapore. These arrangements may involve your personal information being located in various countries around the world where privacy laws differ.

We only make these arrangements or transfers where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect information held in that country. In addition, the Platform may be viewed and accessed anywhere in the world including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally identifiable information. By using the Platform or or submitting personal information to BCG through other means you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information to those countries and parties.

11 Compliance with law

BCG complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. BCG may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Platform or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the Platform, we may disclose personal user information to authorities.

12 Data security

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers operated by our third-party hosting providers, BCG has in place appropriate technological and operational security processes designed to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee or contractor having access to any personal data is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personal data, BCG cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and BCG cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public compute network. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator when we are legally required to do so.

13 Data retention

BCG retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.

In some circumstances we will anonymise and/or aggregate your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

14 Your legal rights

In accordance with applicable data protection laws you have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it, please follow the process outlined below and we will amend our records where appropriate. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect personal information, or would like a copy of the personal information we hold on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please contact us. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we can provide you with any information.