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Commission Seeks Feedback on Privacy Act

PRIVACY LAW—SINGAPORE

February 6, 2013

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) is seeking public consultation on the Personal Data Protection Act 2012, Channel News Asia reports. Over the next six weeks, the PDPC is looking for feedback on the regulatory aspects of the law, including age definition for minors, what constitutes personal data and means by which organizations can notify consumers of data collection, the report states. PDPC Chairman Leong Keng Thai said that in order for the act to be implemented, “we will need the next level of details so that companies and organizations know exactly what to do to prepare for compliance.” The deadline for comment is set for March 19.
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