The Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore. MCI’s mission is to connect our people to community, government and opportunity, enabled by trustworthy infrastructure and technology.
The agencies under MCI family include:
The agencies under MCI are Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), National Library Board (NLB) and Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC).
MCI provides the edge that Singapore needs to excel in the new economy by facilitating effective communication in a dynamic environment and diverse culture.
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Our Media Centre provides up-to-date information, announcements and profile stories of our stakeholders and partners.
MCI offers press services for media personnel working in news agencies or organisations.
The PDPA was enacted in 2012 to govern private sector management of personal data. It comprises two man parts, namely (i) the Do Not Call (DNC) Provisions which came into force on 2 January 2014 and (ii) the Data Protection (DP) Provisions which came into force on 2 July 2014. Read More
Ensuring a balance between protecting individuals’ personal data from misuse, against organisations’ need to collect, use and disclose personal data for legitimate and reasonable purposes.
Review legislation and regulatory framework to ensure that they remain relevant and keep pace with technological developments.
Ensure that the appeal framework and process is rigorous, and provide an avenue for genuine appeals to be considered by the Data Protection Appeal Panel.
Introduce measures to ensure businesses comply with personal data protection laws.
Ensure businesses know about the available resources that can help them.
Support IMDA in providing resources that educate businesses on the Personal Data Protection Act (e.g. courses, e-brochures, self-assessment business checklists, FAQs, etc.).