The Case of “I did not know that I needed a Personal Data Protection Policy in My Organisation”
Business,Business Advice,Data Protection

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe “I did not know!” Defence and “Do I really need not have A Personal Data Protection Policy in My Organisation, I didn’t think I needed it”? That is exactly what the management of “Bud Cosmetics Pte Ltd” (“Bud Cosmetics”) told the Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission in Re Bud Cosmetics Pte Ltd [2019] […]

Data Privacy: Obligations under the GDPR and ensuring compliance (Part 2 of 2)
Business,Cybersecurity,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 9 minutesWhat are the obligations under the GPDR? A company is required to comply with several conditions in order to lawfully process personal data pursuant to the GDPR provisions. The processing should be lawful and transparent, for a specified purpose, limited to the relevant data necessary in relation to this purpose, and appropriately secured. At a […]

Data Privacy: What is the GDPR and who does it apply to? (Part 1 of 2)
Business,Cybersecurity,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 5 minutesIntroduction Less than 20 years ago, three quarters of all stored information was in non-digital form: names were itemized on municipal registers, identification numbers were held in national healthcare systems, and passport numbers were recorded on immigration forms. Today, more than 98% of the world’s stored information is in digitized form: our collective ‘data’ now […]

Guide to Data Privacy: Considerations for Companies (Part 2 of 2)
Business,Business Advice,Cybersecurity,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn this two part series, Lawyer Yeong WanHsi discusses the various data protection regimes which have been implemented across the globe, the types of protection that they provide and  the legal considerations which companies should bear in mind. In the second part of this series, WanHsi elaborates on the various data privacy policies and data […]