Security and retail industries getting ready for stricter rules on NRIC data next September

Under the Personal Data Protection Act, it will be illegal for organisations to collect, use or disclose the NRIC numbers of individuals as well as make copies of the card or retain them after Sept 1, 2019.
Under the Personal Data Protection Act, it will be illegal for organisations to collect, use or disclose the NRIC numbers of individuals as well as make copies of the card or retain them after Sept 1, 2019.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - In preparation for stricter rules to protect NRIC data next September, the Security Association of Singapore (SAS) will launch a guide to explain the rules.

To be launched early next year, the guide will also contain technological solutions that firms can take up to comply with the new rules.

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