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Jones Day
On January 2, PCPD fined a large grocery chain HK$3,000 for using customers' personal data in direct marketing campaigns without obtaining prior consent, in violation of section 35E(1) ...
Jones Day
On December 18, 2017, PCPD released the 2017 Study Report on User Control over Personal Data in Customer Loyalty and Reward Programs and a study titled Inspection Report...
Jones Day
On December 4, 2017, PCPD noted the issues of personal data privacy arising from the use of drones. PCPD cautioned that the use of drones should comply with the requirements of the Personal Data ...
Jones Day
In December 2017, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") issued guidance titled Data Protection & Business Facilitation—Guiding Principles for Small and Medium Enterprises ...
Jones Day
On September 28, the PCPD issued a statement regarding the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners ("ICDPPC").
Jones Day
On September 20, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a statement regarding the PCPD compliance check of a university.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Commissioner made a number of further attempts to contact the director all of which were unsuccessful.
Jones Day
On June 12, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data released an investigation report on two lost laptops containing the personal information of electors.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Interpretations shed light on the scope of the offence of "infringement of citizens' personal information" provided by Article 253 of the PRC Criminal Law.
Jones Day
The report stems from a study conducted by PCPD to explore the privacy challenges and implications brought by fitness bands and their apps.
Jones Day
On January 10, 2017, the Eastern Magistrates' Court convicted a bank for failing to comply with a customer's request to stop using his personal data in direct marketing.
Jones Day
On October 20, the PCPD promoted Hong Kong as the host of the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.
Jones Day
The response followed a warning (source document in Chinese) from the PCPD to fitness club members to "stay smart" in protecting their personal data.
Jones Day
On June 26, PCPD issued the Guidance on the Proper Handling of Customers' Personal Data for the Beauty Industry in response to major complaints against the beauty sector.
Jones Day
On June 21, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") published a media statement (source document in Chinese) alerting the public to stay smart when shopping online.
Mayer Brown JSM
The HKMA announced that it had granted five stored value facility licences, which are the first set of such licences granted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority under the new Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 19 July 2016, the DH discovered suspicious files on the computer server hosting its Immunisation Record System. The suspicious files were believed to have been saved on the server after a breach of the security system...
Jones Day
On April 25, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a media statement revealing that an insurance agent was convicted of two offenses under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Jones Day
On April 15, PCPD announced that it had joined the Global Privacy Enforcement Network to conduct a privacy sweep from April 11, examining data privacy issues relating to Internet of Things devices.
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace current data protection laws in every European Union (EU) country.
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Jones Day
On December 4, 2017, PCPD noted the issues of personal data privacy arising from the use of drones. PCPD cautioned that the use of drones should comply with the requirements of the Personal Data ...
Jones Day
On January 2, PCPD fined a large grocery chain HK$3,000 for using customers' personal data in direct marketing campaigns without obtaining prior consent, in violation of section 35E(1) ...
Jones Day
On December 18, 2017, PCPD released the 2017 Study Report on User Control over Personal Data in Customer Loyalty and Reward Programs and a study titled Inspection Report...
Jones Day
In December 2017, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") issued guidance titled Data Protection & Business Facilitation—Guiding Principles for Small and Medium Enterprises ...
Mayer Brown JSM
The HKMA announced that it had granted five stored value facility licences, which are the first set of such licences granted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority under the new Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance.
Jones Day
On September 20, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a statement regarding the PCPD compliance check of a university.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Commissioner made a number of further attempts to contact the director all of which were unsuccessful.
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Privacy Commissioner has issued a revised Code of Practice on Human Resource Management (the "Code") and a revised Privacy Guidelines for Monitoring and Personal Data Privacy...
Jones Day
On June 12, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data released an investigation report on two lost laptops containing the personal information of electors.
Jones Day
On April 25, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a media statement revealing that an insurance agent was convicted of two offenses under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Jones Day
On April 15, PCPD announced that it had joined the Global Privacy Enforcement Network to conduct a privacy sweep from April 11, examining data privacy issues relating to Internet of Things devices.
Jones Day
On September 28, the PCPD issued a statement regarding the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners ("ICDPPC").
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