Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Reed Smith
The Australian Privacy Commissioner determined otherwise
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The OAIC will continue to facilitate voluntary compliance and work to achieve best practice and prevent privacy breaches.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The ALRC has already raised the issue of Australians' potential 'right to be forgotten' in a recent discussion paper.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The government intends to introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme, and will consult on draft legislation.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 8 July 2015, the People's Congress released the first draft of the Cyber-security Law (the "Cyber Law") for public comment.
Jones Day
On March 15, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce's Measures for Punishments against Infringements on Consumers Right and Interests (source document in Chinese) became effective.
Foley & Lardner
Manufacturers with operations, employees, and/or customers in China must be aware of a long list of China-specific data-flow and content restrictions.
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
In May 2015, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner announced the results of a study carried out in October 2014, which revealed that children are now going online at a much younger age than ever before.
Jones Day
The guidelines state that any intrusion on privacy caused by drones must be proportional to the benefit derived from their use.
Jones Day
The PCPD commented that the Education Bureau should apply the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance when determining whether or not to disclose individual teachers' personal data and the exact personal data to be disclosed.
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.
Singh & Associates
With the advent of technology and e-commerce, the problems related to the same are also increasing day by day.
Jones Day
On March 10, the Cabinet submitted a bill (source document in Japanese) to amend the Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in the Administrative Procedure to the Diet.
Jones Day
On March 10, the Cabinet submitted a bill to amend the Personal Information Protection Act (source document in Japanese) to the Diet.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
As we predicted some months ago, a Bill to amend Japan’s Act on protection of personal information (Act number 57 of 2003) was submitted to the Japanese Parliament on 10th March last.
Chapman Tripp
Privacy, digital identity and digital innovation were key themes at the recent Identity Conference hosted in Wellington.
Chapman Tripp
The report is based on a survey of 478 popular European websites.
Chapman Tripp
The UK Government wants feedback on how businesses collect and use data for commercial purposes.
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Singh & Associates
With the advent of technology and e-commerce, the problems related to the same are also increasing day by day.
Holding Redlich
Australian ISPs and telcos will be required to retain prescribed consumer metadata for a minimum period of two years.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Organisations must protect all information from misuse and loss from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
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).
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The government intends to introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme, and will consult on draft legislation.
Jones Day
On April 1, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner updated the Australian Privacy Principles ("APP") Guidelines.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
A number of significant developments give an indication as to where Australia may be heading in the privacy law sphere.
LexOrbis
Personality rights are unique rights and they have gained importance in today’s world because of the increased number of celebrity endorsements.
Jones Day
On April 13, Australia officially enacted the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth).
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