Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
K&L Gates
Navigating today's complex legal and regulatory framework surrounding data breaches can be a daunting process.
Holding Redlich
Cupid breached the Privacy Act by failing to take reasonable steps to secure personal information on its dating websites.
Moore Stephens
Schools need to be aware of the changes to the Act and ensure they comply with the new requirements.
CBP Lawyers
A recent ECJ decision may pave the way for a new global norm - to remove certain personal information from online access.
Mayer Brown JSM
In March 2014, the Chinese State Postal Bureau (SPB) issued three sets of provisions (the "Three Provisions") which now constitute a regulatory framework for data privacy in relation to postal and express delivery (PED) services in China.
Jones Day
The State Post Bureau in the People's Republic of China issued the Provisions of Administration on Personal Information Security for Users of Mailing and Delivery Services.
Jones Day
A number of newly added provisions in the revised Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Law came into force on March 15, 2014.
Mayer Brown JSM
The number of "blind" recruitment ads – i.e., ads that do not identify the employer or their recruitment agent – circulating in Hong Kong has led to a growing concern about the possible unscrupulous collection and use of personal data of job applicants.
Jones Day
The Administrative Appeal Board affirmed the decision to issue enforcement notices to two magazines in relation to their clandestine photo-taking of artists at their private residence.
Jones Day
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong released the nonstatutory Privacy Management Programme: A Best Practice Guide.
Mayer Brown JSM
The year 2013 proved to be a signifi¬cant milestone in the development of data privacy in Hong Kong.
Nishith Desai Associates
Recently, the Supreme Court passed an ad-interim order in Unique Identification Auth. of India and anr. v. Central Bureau of Investigation.
Jones Day
The government will release a basic outline of the amendment for solicitation of public comments and will submit a bill to amend the Act in January 2015.
Reed Smith
In recent weeks, Japanese data protection and privacy law has seen developments in two areas.
Shelston IP
New Zealand intends to introduce a mandatory data breach reporting law as part of its proposed privacy act reforms.
Chapman Tripp
This ECJ judgment on internet information is interesting but is unlikely to bear on the legal position in New Zealand.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On July 2, 2014 Singapore’s new Personal Data Protection Act will go into force, requiring companies that have a physical presence in Singapore to comply.
Jones Day
Data protection provisions of Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act take effect on July 2, 2014
Jones Day
Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission launched its public consultation process on the Proposed Advisory Guidelines for the education, health care, and social service sectors.
Jones Day
The Personal Data Protection Commission in Singapore has issued fines to at least two organizations in breach of the Do Not Call Registry requirements.
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