Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
With Personal Data Protection becoming pivotal in this digitalised economy, the importance of defending customer data against breaches has become more pertinent than ever. Begin your journey to being a PDPA Trustmark certified organisation through our qualified and DPO and PDPA Advisory Services.
What is PDPA?
The Personal Data Protection Act (2012) - otherwise and most popularly known as "PDPA" - sets out the law on data protection in Singapore. Apart from establishing a general data protection regime, the act also regulates telemarketing practices.
Learn more about how Affinite helps our partners build trust and confidence in their own customers through our extensive PDPA programme below.
Our PDPA Advisory Services
Data Protection Roadmap
Data Protection Training
Developed internally by our certified PDPA and Legal Advisor, Affinite offers a robust roadmap to assist our clients in understanding PDPA and strengthening their data protection policies and processes.
As part of our Data-Protection-as-a-Service, gain an additional edge with our certified and full-time Data Protection Officers. Expect regular PDPA audits and training that will ensure a solid PDPA foundation.
What is data? How can organisations use data responsibly? What are the implications of a data breach? Receive in-depth training and understanding of how PDPA affects organisations from our own PDPA and Legal Officer.
Our Chief PDPA Trainer
Yang Yen Thaw is a common law qualified lawyer with extensive private practice and in-house counsel experience. As a veteran for 28 years in the law industry, Mr Yang has held senior positions in management and law in listed as well as private limited companies with businesses spanning Australia, China, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, UK, USA and most South East Asian countries before founding his own eponymous law firm.
As a corporate PDPA Compliance Advisor, Mr Yang has trained well beyond 1000 individuals and aided more than 100 companies in their pursuit to achieving industry-leading PDPA standards.
Mr Yang also conducts regular PDPA seminars as part of Affinite's PDPA training and compliance services.
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The Data Protection Trustmark
As part of advancing the digital economy strategy to allow Singapore to stand out as a trusted data hub with a well-developed data ecosystem that supports competition and innovation as well as the cross border data flow, PDPC and IMDA has developed the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) Certification to help organisations verify their conformance to personal data protection standards and best practices.