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Honing personal data protection

Proposed changes to the law take into consideration the interests of individuals and organisations, and this includes consumers and businesses.

"Moreover, over-reliance on consent as a condition for handling of personal data can lead to a loss of an opportunity to a segment of society where the burden of doing so outweighs the benefits to the organisation concerned."

THERE are evolving modes of collection and legitimate uses of personal data that should be considered in order to ensure that Singapore's data protection laws are practical and up to date. That is the message coming from the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) in proposed amendments to...

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