Since the COVID-19 lockdowns sent millions of Australian office workers home, the risk and occurrence of data breaches has skyrocketed.
Since the introduction of GDPR there has been uncertainty in Australia in connection with EU-related data transfers.
Central to collection and release of data sets for local governments are privacy compliance and security considerations.
Davies Collison Cave
A data breach is generally defined as an incident involving "unauthorised access to sensitive, protected or confidential data resulting in the compromise of either confidentiality, integrity...
Major banks signed on to share customers' data (on receipt of a request from the customer) to authorised data recipients.
Carroll & O'Dea
The Markle law suit provides invaluable guidance regarding breach of privacy, infringement of copyright & data breaches.
As businesses re-open, many venues are collecting customers' personal information to assist COVID-19 tracing efforts.
The Facebook app not only obtained information from users but also from friends of users who had given no consent.
This report also introduces typical business scenarios related to data security and corresponding compliance issues. Some scenarios are common across different sectors or different jurisdictions
In most cases, one of the main tasks of data compliance lies in the protection for personal information. However, companies in the pharmaceutical sector have bigger fish to fry.
On 28 November 2019, six months after its draft ("Draft") was released for solicitation, the Measures for Determination of Illicit Collection and Use of Personal Information by Apps...
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
With the development of information communication, internet, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence technologies, the automotive industry is facing a profound industrial transformation.
East & Concord Partners
Cybersecurity and personal data protection witnessed rapid legislative developments in years of 2018 and 2019, while intensive enforcement activities were conducted by the competent authorities against noncompliance in 2019.
Han Kun Law Offices
The 2020 Revision adopts a function-based approach to regulate excessive personal information collection and implements the minimization principle.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
There is no current requirement for or sanction against failure to inform or notify a data breach.
Allen & Overy
The recent High Court decision of Cheung Ka Ho Cyril v Securities and Futures Commission and another  HKCFI 270 confirmed the powers of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)...
After much anticipation, the Civil Code was passed by the PRC National People's Congress on 28 May 2020, and will come into force on 1 January 2021.
The Committee released its Report (Report) for public consultation and feedback and has set a deadline of 13 August 2020 for comments from the public.
Just as there has been an exponential spurt in awareness regarding the sanctity of personal data and the need to safeguard its privacy...
Obhan & Associates
Amidst the clamour of "data is the new oil" and "data is the new currency", the Indian government is now looking to regulate the collection, storage, access and usage of personal