Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Holding Redlich
Significant changes to the Australian Privacy Act dealing with the handling of personal information came into operation.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
The OAIC has recently released its findings from the recent Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Privacy Sweep.
Clayton Utz
The ALRC has made another recommendation that the Commonwealth create a right to sue for a serious invasion of privacy.
Swaab Attorneys
The ALRC has released its report on its inquiry into the prevention of serious invasions of privacy in the digital era.
Marque Lawyers
We discuss a recent matter heard by the Privacy Commissioner.
Clayton Utz
Victorian public sector bodies will need to review their data systems and security.
Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
To successfully enter the Chinese market, foreign luxury brands would need to define a proper strategy involving an effective use of social media.
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.
Jones Day
Japan's IT Strategy Headquarters within the Cabinet Office announced its "Policy Outline of the Institutional Revision for Utilization of Personal Data".
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.
Jones Day
Approximately 380 other organizations have received warning notices from the Commission.
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Earlier this year, significant changes to the Australian Privacy Act came into operation.
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