Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Carroll & O'Dea
The Scheme applies to agencies and organisations with personal information security obligations under the Privacy Act.
Jones Day
On January 2, the National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee released the final version of the "GB/T 35273-2017 Information Security Technology—Personal Information Security Specification" ...
EY Chen & Co
On 11 April 2017 the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) released the "Measures on the security assessment of cross-border transfer of personal information and important data ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The General Data Protection Regulation aimed at the protection of the personal data of the persons residing in the European Union. This regulation is being brought into force for superseding the Data Protection Directive.
Jones Day
On January 2, PCPD fined a large grocery chain HK$3,000 for using customers' personal data in direct marketing campaigns without obtaining prior consent, in violation of section 35E(1) ...
Jones Day
On December 18, 2017, PCPD released the 2017 Study Report on User Control over Personal Data in Customer Loyalty and Reward Programs and a study titled Inspection Report...
Jones Day
On December 4, 2017, PCPD noted the issues of personal data privacy arising from the use of drones. PCPD cautioned that the use of drones should comply with the requirements of the Personal Data ...
Jones Day
In December 2017, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") issued guidance titled Data Protection & Business Facilitation—Guiding Principles for Small and Medium Enterprises ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The protection of privacy rights of the children is of utmost importance in the age of digitalization.
Nishith Desai Associates
While India has its share of unicorns, most have adapted global business models.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
As per Article 6 of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred as ‘GDPR'), the processing of a European resident's personal data shall be lawful only if and to the extent...
NovoJuris Legal
In November 2017, reports confirming a massive data hack at Uber compromising data of almost 57 million users surfaced online.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
With the availability of digital technologies today, the amount of personal data that companies hold today is immeasurable.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The company should document the personal data it holds, where it came from and with whom is the personal data shared.
Khurana and Khurana
The cyber laws particularly the laws pertaining to data protection and data security in India are in the nascent stage and are still developing, with the only significant legislations being...
The data protection regime in India is in a state of flux. The year of 2017 has been a humdinger of a year for data privacy laws.
Jones Day
On December 7, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission released a draft amendment to the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act (source document in Japanese) for public comments.
Duncan Cotterill
The employer should not disclose the reasons for dismissal of an employee and should decline to comment if asked.
Duncan Cotterill
A new Privacy Bill introduces some small but notable changes to the privacy regulatory framework in New Zealand.
Chapman Tripp
The changes will align more closely with comparable regimes but do not go as far as the Privacy Commissioner would like.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Data Protection refers to the set of privacy laws, policies and procedures that aim to minimise intrusion into one's privacy caused by the collection, storage and dissemination of personal data. Personal data generally refers to the information or data which relate to a person who can be identified from that information or data whether collected by any Government or any private organization or an agency.
Clyde & Co
The new notifiable data breach (NDB) regime comes into force on 22 February 2018. Clyde & Co's national cyber team has prepared a series of articles highlighting key issues ...
Carroll & O'Dea
Retailers should be alert to these new reporting requirements and also the broad scope of information that is covered.
Holman Webb
A genomic profile may help a doctor make personalised health decisions, but also raises a number of ethical challenges.
Marque Lawyers
It's not okay to record someone in their home, but legal protection from this type of behaviour is not straightforward.
Gilchrist Connell
Recent NSW SC decision shows the far reaching powers of Australian courts to enforce limits on international social media.
Clayton Utz
California's regime for cyber security, privacy and data protection has some useful lessons for Australia.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Unlike the European Union which adopted the Data Protection Directive in 1995 and has most recently passed the General Data Protection Regulation that is scheduled to become enforceable...
On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India in a historic judgement declared the right to privacy as a fundamental right protected under the Indian Constitution.
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