Personal Data Protection Act

What you need to know

  • PDPA is a data protection law that governs the collection, use, disclosure, and storage of personal data of individuals in or from Singapore, regardless of their location.

  • PDPA aims to protect individuals' personal data from misuse and to regulate the flow of personal data in a responsible and accountable manner.

  • PDPA requires organizations to obtain individuals' consent before collecting, using, or disclosing their personal data, and to ensure that the personal data collected is accurate and kept secure.

  • PDPA also gives individuals the right to access and correct their personal data held by organizations, as well as the right to withdraw their consent for the use of their personal data.

  • PDPA requires organizations to conduct regular assessments of their data protection measures?

  • PDPA requires organizations to appoint at least one data protection officer (DPO) to oversee the organization's data protection policies and practices?

  • PDPA allows individuals to file complaints with the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) if they believe that their personal data has been mishandled by an organization?

  • PDPA imposes hefty fines for non-compliance with the data protection obligations, including fines of up to SGD $1 million (approximately USD $735,000) for organizations and up to SGD $10,000 (approximately USD $7,350) for individuals?

Key Benefits of comforte’s PDPA Compliance Services

The comforte Data Security Platform provides data discovery, classification and protection capabilities to help you:


and classify the personal data you collect, use, and disclose


personal data by using encryption and tokenization to ensure that data is secure and cannot be accessed by unauthorized parties


and respond to data breaches in a timely and effective manner


DSAR management, by auto-detecting and tracking data subjects' PII across the organization and manage it in a central master catalog

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