Mondaq All Regions - Singapore: Privacy
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On January 3, 2019, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission issued two grounds of decision against Bud Cosmetics and AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd & Toppan Forms (S) Pte Ltd.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 13 December 2018, the Singapore data protection commission issued four separate decisions against the following organisations, for breaches of the protection obligation under section 24 of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA):
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On November 28, 2018, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (commission) issued its grounds of decision against Big Bubble Centre (respondent), a sole-proprietorship in the scuba-diving...
Jones Day
On August 31, Singapore's PDPC announced that organizations are expected to stop collecting, using, or disclosing customers' national identification numbers ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Two businesses have been fined a total of S$13,000 for breaching Singapore's data protection law.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Beginning on September 1, 2019, all Singapore private sector organizations will be banned from collecting, using or releasing all national identity cards, copies or their numbers unless required under law or deemed necessary to verify an individual's identity.
Dentons
The Guidelines do not set new law, but merely clarify the legal position under the Personal Data Protection Act.
Dentons
Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) has been in force for a few years.
Jones Day
The Commissioner determined that the company disclosed sensitive, medical-related personal data without authorization and failed to adequately safeguard such data.
Jones Day
On April 9, 2018, the PDPC issued new advisory guidelines on in-vehicle recordings by transport services for hire.
Jones Day
The DP Trustmark Certification allows organizations to demonstrate compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA") and show adequate management of personal data.
Dentons
Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) came into force in 2012.
Jones Day
On January 25, the Personal Data Protection Commission issued a new anonymization guide. The guide "gives a general introduction to the technical aspects of anonymization" ..
Pinsent Masons LLP
The first dedicated cybersecurity framework in Singapore has been passed by the country's parliament.
Dentons
The NRIC or "National Registration Identity Card" is issued to individuals who are lawfully resident in Singapore and who have been registered under the National Registration Act (Cap. 201).
Jones Day
The proposed advisory guidelines address whether organizations can collect, use, or disclose an individual's NRIC number.
Jones Day
On October 11, the PDPC issued an opinion that fined an insurance provider for failing to make reasonable security arrangements to protect against the unauthorized disclosure of the personal data...
Jones Day
On September 28, the Deputy Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") gave the keynote speech at the 39th International Conference of Data Protection...
Gowling WLG
Earlier this week, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) of Singapore issued new draft privacy guidelines (Proposed Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act for NRIC numbers) ...
Dentons
In 2016, the European Union Member States issued a new body of rules on data protection - the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, which will come into force on 25 May 2018.
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 13 December 2018, the Singapore data protection commission issued four separate decisions against the following organisations, for breaches of the protection obligation under section 24 of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA):
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On November 28, 2018, Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (commission) issued its grounds of decision against Big Bubble Centre (respondent), a sole-proprietorship in the scuba-diving...
Dentons
Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) has been in force for a few years.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Beginning on September 1, 2019, all Singapore private sector organizations will be banned from collecting, using or releasing all national identity cards, copies or their numbers unless required under law or deemed necessary to verify an individual's identity.
Jones Day
On August 31, Singapore's PDPC announced that organizations are expected to stop collecting, using, or disclosing customers' national identification numbers ...
Dentons
The Guidelines do not set new law, but merely clarify the legal position under the Personal Data Protection Act.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Two businesses have been fined a total of S$13,000 for breaching Singapore's data protection law.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The first dedicated cybersecurity framework in Singapore has been passed by the country's parliament.
Jones Day
The DP Trustmark Certification allows organizations to demonstrate compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA") and show adequate management of personal data.
Jones Day
The Commissioner determined that the company disclosed sensitive, medical-related personal data without authorization and failed to adequately safeguard such data.
Dentons
The NRIC or "National Registration Identity Card" is issued to individuals who are lawfully resident in Singapore and who have been registered under the National Registration Act (Cap. 201).
Jones Day
On April 9, 2018, the PDPC issued new advisory guidelines on in-vehicle recordings by transport services for hire.
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