The data collected via SafeEntry is encrypted and stored in the Government server, which will only be accessed by the authorities when needed for the purpose of preventing or controlling the transmission of COVID-19. The Government is the custodian of the data submitted by individuals, and there are stringent measures in place to safeguard the personal data. Only authorised public officers will have access to the data. Under the Public Sector Governance Act, public officers who recklessly or intentionally disclose the data without authorisation, misuse the data for a gain, or re-identify anonymised data may be found guilty of an offence and may be subject to a fine of up to $5,000 or imprisonment of up to 2 years, or both.
The personal data will be purged when it is no longer needed for such purposes.