Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Clyde & Co
Data Protection Agencies (DPAs) in six European countries, including the UK and the Netherlands, have opened investigations into Google for its handling of user data since the introduction of company guidelines two years ago.
Clyde & Co
The US already enforces a ban on airlines that refuse to provide advanced passenger lists on transatlantic flights.
Holding Redlich
Enforceable undertakings can institute improvements in practices that the regulator (Privacy Commissioner) can monitor.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
We offer eight tips to manage cross-jurisdictional risk and respond effectively in the event of a data security breach.
HHG Legal Group
The OAIC has released a 'guide to securing personal information'.
Clyde & Co
After much debate, the Australian government's controversial mandatory data retention law has been passed.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As in Australia, laws that require ISPs and telecoms to retain customer metadata have proven controversial the world over, and some have been struck down by courts.
McDermott Will & Emery
Effective March 15, 2015, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) will implement the new Measures for Penalties for Infringing upon the Rights and Interests of Consumers (Measures).
Reed Smith
In January, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce released its ‘Measures on Penalties for Infringing Upon the Rights and Interests of Consumers’ which are due to take effect March 15, 2015.
Clyde & Co
This week, foreign business groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce, sent a letter to the government committee on cyber-security, objecting to the new policies and calling for "urgent discussion and dialogue".
Jones Day
On November 13, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published for approval the "Telecommunications and Internet Services to Protect Users' Personal Information Definition and Classification"...
Jones Day
On October 10, the China Supreme People's Court approved interpretations which assert that genetic information, medical records, health examination data, criminal records, home address, and other personal information...
Clyde & Co
Data Protection Agencies (DPAs) in six European countries, including the UK and the Netherlands, have opened investigations into Google for its handling of user data since the introduction of company guidelines two years ago
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") established in Paris in 1961 was a convention of European member countries of the European Economic Community.
Clyde & Co
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside Hong Kong except in circumstances specified in the PDPO.
Jones Day
On November 20, the PCPD published an investigation report finding that six tutorial service agency websites breached the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Jones Day
On November 25, the PCPD issued a new guidance note titled Best Practice Guide for Mobile App Development to assist mobile app developers in complying with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance when building apps.
Jones Day
On October 6, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") published a new guidance note, Guidance on the Proper Handling of Customers' Personal Data for the Banking Industry...
Jones Day
On October 30, the PCPD published a brochure titled Cyber-bullying—What you need to know, to respond to the recent trend in cyber-bullying and to remind internet users of the associated privacy and legal issues.
Mayer Brown JSM
Section 33 of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("PDPO"), which restricts the cross-border transfer of personal data, has been in the statutory books since the PDPO was enacted in 1996.
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Holding Redlich
Australian ISPs and telcos will be required to retain prescribed consumer metadata for a minimum period of two years.
Marque Lawyers
Here is a handy list of tips for those who don't want the metadata or the wells of their virtual existence to be tapped.
Clyde & Co
After much debate, the Australian government's controversial mandatory data retention law has been passed.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
We offer eight tips to manage cross-jurisdictional risk and respond effectively in the event of a data security breach.
Holding Redlich
Enforceable undertakings can institute improvements in practices that the regulator (Privacy Commissioner) can monitor.
HHG Legal Group
The OAIC has released a 'guide to securing personal information'.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Mandatory data breach notification laws will be a major impost on companies, but may be the only privacy defence left.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") established in Paris in 1961 was a convention of European member countries of the European Economic Community.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Telcos and ISPs will soon be required to store a range of metadata in relation to customer activity for two years.
Swaab Attorneys
The decision paves the way for intellectual property rights holders to identify online infringers and to enforce rights.
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