Things to Know about the Spam Control Act (Singapore)

What is the Spam Control Act Singapore?

What scenarios warrant the Spam Control Act?

  • If the message originates in Singapore;
  • a person who is physically present in Singapore when the message is sent; or
  • an entity whose focal administration and control is in Singapore when the message is sent;
  • the computer, mobile telephone, server or device that is utilized to get to the message is situated in Singapore;
  • if the message can’t be sent because the relevant electronic location has ceased to exist, it is reasonably likely that the message would have been retrieved using a computer, mobile telephone, server or device situated in Singapore.

Who can run foul of the Act?

Is there an exemption?

What are the requirements and penalties for unsolicited commercial electronic messages?

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