The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force in May 2018 was developed to streamline existing data protection laws and increase protection for personal data of EU citizens anywhere in the world. The new legislation impacts organisations on a global scale. Any organisation collecting or handling the personal data of EU citizens needs to comply, regardless of whether it is based within the EU or outside it, leaving no doubt that many businesses in Singapore need to comply.
With punitive fines of up to €20m or 4% of annual global turnover for non-compliance, and extended regulatory powers to enforce the penalties, it's vital to comply. Read our infographic to learn: