Data Protection Framework and Standards. ISO 29100, Nymity Accountability and APEC Privacy Framework


This module, Data Protection Framework and Standards. ISO 29100, Nymity Accountability and APEC Privacy Framework, provides participants with an understanding of data protection principles and frameworks based on common de facto and international standards:

The ISO / IEC 29100: 2011 Information technology: covers a policy framework, privacy architecture, a privacy capability assessment model as well as a Code of Practice for protection of personally identifiable information (PII) in public clouds acting as PII. Several supporting privacy standards have since been introduced that are extensions to information security.

The Nymity Privacy Management Accountability Framework™ (“Framework”): a comprehensive listing of over 130 privacy management activities from Nymity. The privacy management activities are structured in 13 privacy management categories, and are jurisdiction and industry neutral.

The Madrid Resolution: adopted in 2009 by the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, it included a joint proposal to bring together multiple approaches to the protection of personal privacy, integrating legislation from all five continents.

Other frameworks: APEC Privacy Framework and Cross Border Privacy Rules.

This module is part of the Advanced Certificate in Data Protection Principles programme.

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Fee

    S$2140.00* (as low as S$242.00* after maximum funding)

  • Ideal for

    Data Protection Officers, Compliance Managers (Dedicated / Part-time) or personnel with data protection responsibilities. Also for personnel handling personal data, e.g. Finance, Human Resource, Sales and Marketing, IT, Customer Service.

Programme Partners

Course Details
  • Develop an understanding of how data protection principles evolved into laws and standards

  • Apply universal data protection frameworks, principles and standards in the formulation of compliance and data protection/privacy management programmes

  • Effectively comply with data protection laws from an operational and accountability perspective


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation.

Fees / Funding


Sponsored by SME1 $242*
SINGAPORE CITIZENS Aged 40 and above2 $242*
Aged 35 and above, and earn <=$2,000 per month3 $142*
OTHERS $2140*

* includes 7% GST

** Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset respective course fees
Up to 90% course fee funding for employees of SMEs under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (“ETSS”)
Up to 90% course fee funding under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (“MCES”)
Up to 95% course fee funding under Workfare Training Support Scheme (“WTS”)

Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture Series

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents are eligible for 70% course fee funding (excluding GST) for successful enrolment into approved courses under the Programme. This funding is applicable to both individual and company sponsored participants.

Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% course fee funding (excluding GST).

2. SkillsFuture Credit**

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding.

This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

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    Course details: 6589 8949 (Ms Chia Waimun)
    Registration/Billing matters: 6828 0591 (Ms Josephine Teo)