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Overview of Personal Data and the PDPA in Singapore

What is the definition of personal data?

  • According to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA),
    last revised on 01 October 2022

    “personal data” means data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified —

    (a)    from that data; or
    (b)    from that data and other information to which the organisation has or is likely to have access;