Data Protection Quarterly Updates (January - March 2021)

04 May 2021 Special Update

The Personal Data Protection Commission published nine decisions between January and March 2021 after concluding the following:

(a) eight investigations relating to the protection obligation under the Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA");
(b) two investigations relating to the accountability obligation under the PDPA; and
(c) one investigation relating to the transfer limitation obligation under the PDPA.

In this quarterly update, we include a summary of the directions imposed for each of the nine decisions and outline some decisions of interest relating to the enforcement of the protection obligation and transfer limitation obligation under the PDPA.

If you would like information or assistance on the above or any other area of law, you may wish to contact the Partner at WongPartnership whom you normally work with or any of the following Partners:

LAM Chung Nian
Head – Intellectual Property, Technology & Data
d +65 6416 8271
e chungnian.lam@wongpartnership.com
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Kylie PEH
Partner – Intellectual Property, Technology & Data
d +65 6416 8259
e kylie.peh@wongpartnership.com
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