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.
Clyde & Co
The advisory panel set up by Google to consider the so-called right to be forgotten European Court of Justice ruling met for the final time in Brussels on Tuesday.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The OAIC released a consultation draft of its Revised Guide to assist entities to meet their Privacy Act obligations.
Jones Day
The couple's company had been hired by GlaxoSmithKline to conduct an internal investigation at the time of their arrest.
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.
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
Giovanni Buttarelli was voted for the post of European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) last week by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
Mayer Brown JSM
Given the private nature of banking services and as banks serve the vast majority of the public, the banking industry is one of the private sectors in Hong Kong for which the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner receives most complaints.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 11 November 2014, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong Government jointly issued a consultation paper.
Clyde & Co
Last week, in a motion initiated by the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner, 21 privacy enforcement authorities around the world published an open letter to seven of the world's leading app marketplaces, urging them to make app privacy policies available to users prior to downloading.
Mayer Brown JSM
Social media, mobile computing, "big data" analysis and cloud computing ("SMAC") are fundamentally changing the way in which HR professionals can now operate.
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.
Clyde & Co
India’s Air Force (IAF) has asked its personnel and their families not to use Xiaomi Redmi1s phones due to fears that they are transferring data to their servers in China
Clyde & Co
Earlier this month, a judge in Tokyo’s District Court granted a provisional injunction against Google ordering the search engine to delete a particular set of search results.
Jones Day
Japan's IT Strategy Headquarters within the Cabinet Office announced its "Policy Outline of the Institutional Revision for Utilization of Personal Data".
Shelston IP
New Zealand intends to introduce a mandatory data breach reporting law as part of its proposed privacy act reforms.
Clyde & Co
This week, the UK’s Information Commissioner took the rare step of intervening in the Court of Appeal case in relation to the ruling that Google exploited security loopholes to track devices for advertising. Google’s appeal is based on the argument that consumers did not suffer financial harm as required under section 13 of the Data Protection Act (DPA).
Jones Day
Vast amounts of personal data are collected from or about individuals every day, and then used and transferred by organizations.
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Foley & Lardner
In December 2014, just looking at the areas of product stewardship and sustainability, China issued roughly sixty laws or other regulatory measures.
Holding Redlich
Privacy in NSW has become a significant topic of discussion, with new laws, new Commissioner powers and new guidelines.
Phillips Ormonde & Fitzpatrick
If you were covered by the Privacy Act before 12 March 2014, you should prepare for the changes.
Mayer Brown JSM
Given the private nature of banking services and as banks serve the vast majority of the public, the banking industry is one of the private sectors in Hong Kong for which the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner receives most complaints.
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