Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
BakerHostetler
China’s Personal Information Protection Law Proposal was submitted to the State Council in 2008, which was followed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s non-binding Internet Information Services Market Order Provisions of 2011.
Reed Smith
Australia’s privacy protection reform laws came into force in mid-March, making significant changes to the regulation of data.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
The new APPs replace and significantly modify the former National Privacy Principles and Information Privacy Principles.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The 2014 Bill is identical to the Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill which was introduced to Parliament in May 2013.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Changes affect the way organisations manage and handle personal information, collected during the course of business.
Addisons
Companies must take genuine and reasonable steps, in an attempt to comply with the new obligations set out in the APPs.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests (the "Law") was amended on 25 October 2013 to introduce obligations for the protection of consumers’ personal data (the "Amendment").
Reed Smith
For the first time in China, draft measures for the administration of personal health data have been introduced by the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC).
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests (the "Law") was amended on 25 October 2013 to introduce obligations for the protection of consumers’ personal data (the "Amendment").
Mayer Brown JSM
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data published an investigation report on 5 December 2013.
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.
Singh & Associates
Cloud Computing is a new paradigm in the evolution of Information Technology, as its one of the biggest revolution in the field of information technology to have taken place in the recent times.
Reed Smith
The government of the Republic of Kazakhstan has announced that Kazakhstan’s framework data protection law, Law No. 94-V (unofficial English version), has been enacted and will be effective as of November 25, 2013.
Reed Smith
The Minister of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (the Minister) has announced by Gazette that Malaysia’s Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (the PDPA) will finally take effect as of 15 November 2013, introducing a privacy regime in Malaysia for the first time.
Reed Smith
The Privacy (Giving Privacy Commissioner Necessary Tools) Amendment Bill that would have given greater powers of control to the New Zealand data protection authority, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (the DPA), has been blocked by a negative vote in New Zealand Parliament.
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In this Alert, we discuss the implications that changes to privacy law will have on agencies and organisations.
Singh & Associates
Due to immense increase in the use of Internet and dependency of individuals in every field, a number of new crimes related to Computer and other gadgets based on internet have evolved in the society.
DLA Piper Australia
It is a timely reminder to Australian employers to observe strict privacy requirements for employee related information.
DLA Piper Australia
Concerns about privacy and data control are often cited as major impediments to the growth and wide adoption of Cloud.
Phillips Ormonde & Fitzpatrick
If you were covered by the Privacy Act before 12 March 2014, you should prepare for the changes.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Transfer of data by Australian organisations to other jurisdictions is increasingly common.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Privacy Bill, 2013 does not provide any definition of "privacy", but it does however,focus on the protection of personal and sensitive personal data of persons.
Shelston IP
All businesses dealing with personal information in Australia or from Australians must review their privacy procedures.
Addisons
Companies must take genuine and reasonable steps, in an attempt to comply with the new obligations set out in the APPs.
Webb Henderson
This update looks at the key objectives, structural framework and the main data protection rules under the new regime.
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