Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Coleman Greig Lawyers
New obligation to notify OAIC & affected individuals where there has been an eligible data breach of personal information held. .
Jones Day
On October 18, the Commissioner released its Annual Report for July 2016 to June 2017. According to the report, the Commissioner received 2,494 privacy complaints, an increase of 17 percent from 2015–16.
Jones Day
On September 18, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ("Commissioner") and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization's Data61 released...
Rajah & Tann
The Interpretation clarifies the judicial position on key issues that arise out of criminal cases which concern the infringement of personal data, and took effect from 1 June 2017.
Baker & McKenzie
The PRC Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate have recently issued the Interpretation of Various Issues Concerning Application of Law in Handling Crimes of Infringing ...
Jones Day
On August 15, the National Standardization Committee of China and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China jointly submitted the draft version...
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.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Data Protection refers to the set of privacy laws, policies and procedures that aim to minimise intrusion into one's privacy caused by the collection, storage and dissemination of personal data. Personal data generally refers to the information or data which relate to a person who can be identified from that information or data whether collected by any Government or any private organization or an agency.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
On 24 August 2017, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India (Supreme Court) declared privacy as a fundamental right protected under the Indian Constitution (Privacy Judgment).
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Data privacy is suitably defined as the appropriate use of data.
Clyde & Co
This edition brings to our readers a featured article titled "Analysis of Right to Privacy and Data Protection in terms of the recent landmark Judicial Pronouncement and the Data Protection regime in India".
Barnea & Co
The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the right to privacy is an integral part of the right to life and personal liberty enshrined in the Indian constitution, and as such is entitled to the same legal protection.
Nishith Desai Associates
The technology and privacy law team of Nishith Desai Associates is presenting this analysis of the landmark Supreme Court ("SC") judgment of Justice K.S Puttaswamy (Retd.) v. Union of India...
Ernst & Young
When disaster strikes, organizations switch to a recovery mode involving IT Systems, Data and work space. This increases the importance of DR/BCP.
Deloitte
This year the world has possibly experienced the largest number of large-scale data breaches ever.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Unlike the European Union which adopted the Data Protection Directive in 1995 and has most recently passed the General Data Protection Regulation that is scheduled to become enforceable...
Trilegal
On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India in a historic judgement declared the right to privacy as a fundamental right protected under the Indian Constitution.
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More high profile data breaches and attacks globally mean that a cyber security class action is also likely in Australia. .
Holman Webb
A genomic profile may help a doctor make personalised health decisions, but also raises a number of ethical challenges.
Marque Lawyers
It's not okay to record someone in their home, but legal protection from this type of behaviour is not straightforward.
Clyde & Co
The new notifiable data breach (NDB) regime comes into force on 22 February 2018. Clyde & Co's national cyber team has prepared a series of articles highlighting key issues ...
Holding Redlich
Costs, regulatory action, fines, and potential loss of business all indicate that a data breach can be very expensive.
Clyde & Co
In February 2017, the Australian Federal Parliament passed legislation to amend Australia's privacy law to introduce a mandatory data breach notification regime
Gilchrist Connell
Recent NSW SC decision shows the far reaching powers of Australian courts to enforce limits on international social media.
Carroll & O'Dea
Retailers should be alert to these new reporting requirements and also the broad scope of information that is covered.
Clayton Utz
Government agencies have until 1 July 2018 to ensure they comply with a new Agency APP Code under the Privacy Act 1988.
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