On August 31, Singapore's PDPC announced that organizations are expected to stop collecting, using, or disclosing customers' national identification numbers when not required under law or necessary to verify an individual's identity to a high degree of fidelity. The PDPC issued guidelines to assist organizations on the appropriate use of national identification numbers and alternative forms of identification.

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