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Frequently asked questions on the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”).

Under the scope of the PDPA, there is no classification on “sensitive data” unlike the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR),
Before an organisation uses any personal data, it is essential to ensure that there is already permission to use the
There are several benefits to complying to PDPA. There are two key benefits that stand out. One of the benefits
There is no business that operate in Singapore that can be exempted from the PDPA. In fact, under the scope
‘Publicly available’ in relation to personal data about an individual, means personal data that is generally available to the public.
The Spam Control Act (SCA) sets out a framework to manage unsolicited commercial electronic messages sent in bulk through electronic
The provisions of the PDPA were formulated keeping in mind the need to keep compliance costs manageable for businesses. A
The PDPA will strengthen Singapore's overall economic competitiveness and enhance Singapore's status as a trusted hub and choice location for
The PDPA aims to safeguard individuals’ personal data against misuse by regulating the proper management of personal data. Generally, individuals
The PDPA was implemented in phases to allow time for organisations to adjust to the new law. The Do Not