SPH Magazines Pte Ltd fined SGD 26k under PDPA2012

On 31/Jan/2020, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd received a privacy fine of SGD 26,000. The enforcement authority (Personal Data Protection Commission) has cited these legal provisions in imposing the fine on SPH Magazines Pte Ltd: PDPA2012/

Essentials

Date of enforcement action:
31/Jan/2020
Jurisdiction: Fine imposed:
Singapore Flag for Singapore, which is the jurisdiction taking enforcement action SGD 26,000 (US$18,400)
Defendant company or entity: Industry segment:
SPH Magazines Pte Ltd Media /

Case summary

A financial penalty of $26,000 was imposed on SPH Magazines for failing to put in place reasonable security arrangements to prevent the unauthorised access of personal data of members of HardwareZone forum site.

(Singapore Data Protection Commission)

Applicable legal provisions

Enforcement information

Enforcement authority: Type of enforcement action:
Personal Data Protection Commission Flag for Singapore, which is the jurisdiction taking enforcement action Penalty notice
Subject to appeal?
Not known

File or case number

DP-1802-B1731

Cite this fine in your work

Data Privacy Fines Index. (2020-01-31 06:56) SPH Magazines Pte Ltd fined SGD 26k under PDPA2012. dataprivacyfines.com. Retrieved from https://privacyfines.com/fine/sph-magazines-pte-ltd-fined-sgd-26k/

Entry last updated: 2020-04-14 06:59 GMT.

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