PDPC engages the public on proposed changes to the PDPA; submits notice of intent to join APEC CBPR and PRP systems

On 27 July 2017, the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) embarked on a series of initiatives as part of its efforts to develop a trusted data ecosystem in Singapore, namely:

  • issuing a public consultation paper seeking the views of the public before 21 September 2017 on two proposed changes to the PDPA;
  • issuing a new guide on the appropriate approach for sharing personal data in compliance with the PDPA (“Data Sharing Guide”); and
  • submitting a notice of intent to join the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules (“CBPR”) system and the APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors System (“PRP”)

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