The Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act for NRIC and Other National Identification Numbers : how does this affect you and your Xfers account?
The Guidelines issued on 31 August 2018 clarifies how the Personal Data Protection Act of 2012 (PDPA) applies to organisations’ collection, use and disclosure of NRIC numbers (or copies of NRIC), and retention of physical NRICs by organisations.
Xfers’ sign up process requires users to submit copies of their NRIC, among other documents. We understand that as the new guidelines take effect on September 1, 2019, you may have some questions about how it will affect your Xfers account. Read through this FAQ to find out!