Every day, consumers give their personal data to organisations for a myriad of purposes; and they expect their personal data to be used in a responsible and secured manner.
So how can they tell one responsible organisation apart from the other that cannot demonstrate good personal data protection practices? IMDA Singapore has introduced the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) certification as a gold standard for organisations to demonstrate accountable data protection practices. Organisations which attain this certification
Increase their competitive advantage with customers
Deliver assurance to their business partners
Reduce risk by improving data governance standards
As a DPTM-certified company, there is no better partner than Straits Interactive to help you on your DPTM journey to obtaining the gold standard of personal data governance. Not only will you get access to the largest team of internationally certified data protection experts in the region, but you will also benefit from the proven training programme and management tools such as DPOinBOX adopted by hundreds of organisations.
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How It Works
We will help you develop a roadmap towards certification based on the maturity of your organisation’s data protection practices and guide you through each step of the way.
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DPTM Advisory & Service Implementation
Guidance towards achieving DPTM Certification.
Two-day In-house Hands-on Training: Advanced Data Protection Techniques: Data Protection by Design, DPIA & DPTM*.
Advisory Services to achieve operational compliance with the PDPA*.
Software to implement your Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP).
DPTM Assessor Service to assess conformance to DPTM requirements.
The final objective is DPTM certification for your organisation in the most efficient, and productive way, in the shortest possible time – assisted by our DPOinBOX Data Protection-as-a-Service Platform.
* For our Singapore clients, this service is run jointly with Singapore Management University) where the Course and Service Implementation is funded under the SkillsFuture Series. Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrollment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants. SMEs as well as Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST). Conditions apply.
Our Data Protection as-a-Service includes Training modules which are up to 90% government-funded (only for Singapore).
Terms and Conditions will apply.
Legal hours from specialised data protection lawyers
An integrated software tool for DPMP (vs spreadsheets used by competitors)
Full data protection capability and competency roadmap supported by the DPEX Network Community
Support from the largest team of Certified Consultants. All of them are CIPM Certified
Free resources supported by the DPEX Network for access to the latest updates on data protection best practices, training, research and support.
Data Protection-as-a-Service Offerings
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*Applicable to Singapore only
**Insured by Delta Insurance, brokered by Associated Insurance Broker (AIB). Applicable to Singapore and Malaysia only
Frequently asked questions
What is the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) Certification?
The Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) certification is a voluntary 3-year certification owned and issued by Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). Attaining the certification enables organisations in Singapore to publicly demonstrate accountable data protection practices.
Is it an international certification like ISO?
Who is the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) issued by?
What are the key assessment requirements of the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM)?
Trained Data Protection Officer and staff to handle their stakeholders’ personal data;
Reasonable collection, use and disclosure of data with consent obtained and purpose made known;
Appropriate measures for protection, retention and disposal of data;
Provision of withdrawal of consent, and access and correction of data; and
Appropriate measures to take in the event of data breach.
What are the key objectives of the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM)?
to provide a competitive advantage for businesses that are certified;
to boost consumer confidence in organisations’ management of personal data; and
to enhance and promote consistency in data protection standards across all sectors.
How long does it take to get the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM)?
As this is an external assessment by an IMDA-appointed assessment body, the length is very dependent on the strength and currency of your organisation’s existing Data Protection Management Programme (DPMP) and size of the organisation. The entire assessment and certification process (end to end) can be anywhere between 9 months months to a year.