Data Protection Quarterly Updates (October – December 2020)

03 Feb 2021 Special Update

Between October to December 2020, the Personal Data Protection Commission published 17 decisions after concluding the following investigations:

   (a)        16 investigations relating to the Protection Obligation (as defined below) under the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”);
   (b)        three investigations relating to the Retention Limitation Obligation under the PDPA;
   (c)        three investigations relating to the Accountability Obligation (defined below) under the PDPA; and
   (d)        one investigation relating to the Consent Obligation under the PDPA.

In this quarterly update, we outline some decisions of interest relating to the enforcement of the Protection Obligation and Accountability Obligation.

If you would like information on this 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
Click here to see Kylie’s CV.