S'pore Taekwondo Federation fined $30,000 for data leak

The leak is the second one involving the personal data of minors here by a private organisation in the last two years.
The leak is the second one involving the personal data of minors here by a private organisation in the last two years. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Privacy watchdog reminds all organisations to treat data of those under 21 with extra care

The Singapore Taekwondo Federation has been fined $30,000 by Singapore's privacy watchdog for inadvertently disclosing the personal data of 782 students online.

This is the second leak involving the personal data of minors here by a private organisation in the last two years, prompting the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) to remind all organisations that the data of those under 21 years old must be treated with extra care.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 10, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore Taekwondo Federation fined $30,000 for data leak'. Print Edition | Subscribe