The new Guide will assist Australian businesses to interpret the Privacy Act to protect personal information they hold.
Forthcoming changes to the Australian Privacy Act impact each and every business dealing with customer information.
There are broadly similar public sector privacy laws applying to local government in other States and Territories.
The NSW tribunal ruled that the CCTV cameras were in breach of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.
The OAIC has released a draft practice guide on 'Mobile Privacy: A better practice guide for mobile app developers'.
The Information Security Guide provides guidance to public and private sector entities to protect personal information.
These new moves show that China has taken the significant first step towards enhancing personal information protection.
Personal data protection provisions can be found in Chinese laws, but none clearly define the scope of privacy rights.
On December 28, 2012, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, China’s legislative body, passed the "Decision on Strengthening Network Information Protection" (the "Decision"), which contains various principles for protecting, collecting and using electronic personal information in China.
On 1 February 2013, the first ever national standard on personal data privacy protection came into force in China.
The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) regulates the collection and handling of personal data in Hong Kong.
Part VIA of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (PDPO) sets out new direct marketing requirements. Part VIA will tentatively commence on 1 April 2013.
The new provisions relating to direct marketing and legal assistance for aggrieved individuals introduced by the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 (the "Amendment Ordinance") will take effect on 1 April 2013.
Hong Kong's main data protection law introduces important requirements for companies who collect personal information.
This legal update is part of our series of updates to discuss the implications of the Personal Data (Privacy) Amendment Ordinance 2012.
This legal update is part of our series discussing the effects of the Personal Data (Privacy) Amendment Ordinance 2012 when it comes into force in Hong Kong.
The Personal Data (Privacy) Amendment Ordinance 2012 will come into force in Hong Kong on 1st October 2012.
There is no privacy or data protection legislation in India but the Information Technology Act protects electronic data.
In addition to Law No.11 of 2008 and Reg. 82 of 2012, a series of regulations also cover data protection in Indonesia.
APPI Guidelines are not laws, but are very persuasive in Japan and are generally followed by certain business operators.