Mondaq Asia Pacific: Privacy
Clyde & Co
Organisations that contract with the Commonwealth Government face strict information handling and data management obligations in those contractual arrangements.
Australia has recognised the need to manage data breaches and to notify affected individuals in relevant circumstances.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Affected franchisors should begin preparing to comply with these mandatory data breach notification obligations now.
Clyde & Co
Australia's mandatory data breach notification laws will come into effect by 28 February 2018.
Han Kun Law Offices
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
On November 7, 2016, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China passed the Cybersecurity Law, which will become effective as of June 1, 2017.
Han Kun Law Offices
On April 11, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China ("CAC") issued the Measures on Security Assessments for Personal Information and Important Data to be Transmitted Abroad, seeking public comment.
Jones Day
The report was based on survey data on personal information security and privacy protection in China.
Although the legislative timetable for its dedicated Personal Data Protection Law remains undecided, China has promulgated several other laws and regulations for protecting personal data.
In recent years, along with continuous vigorous development of the internet, positive impacts produced therefrom have gradually penetrated into various sectors of society and every walk of life.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The internet has a continual memory that stores everything which was ever uploaded on it.
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.
Singh & Associates
In simple words, as a concept, the right to be forgotten means allowing individuals to have their information, videos or photographs deleted from certain internet records so that they cannot be found by search engines.
Jones Day
Prior to the enforcement of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act beginning on May 30, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission began accepting notifications required....
Jones Day
Personal Information Protection Commission Releases Guidelines Regarding Financial Sector
Jones Day
The guidelines set recommended measures to be taken in response to data breaches.
Jones Day
The Supreme Court affirmed the lower court's decision to dismiss the individual's claim because the facts were related to public interest and because the search results were not widely disseminated.
Jones Day
The draft discusses proper handling of personal information for medical and long-term-care business operators.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Franchisors also need to educate franchisees about cyber risks and steps to minimise the likelihood of any data breaches.
Clayton Utz
Online competitions or promotions could inadvertently expose businesses to financial penalties and reputational damage.
Stacks Law Firm
There are exceptions in NSW, but a person giving a reference may be protected under common law by 'qualified privilege'.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
Information Governance and Data Governance are both important as the volumes of data held by organisations increase.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Privacy legislation does apply to any monitoring of employees' social media accounts, emails or internet activity.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The recent introduction of a mandatory data breach notification regime in Australia has been on the horizon for years.
Sibenco Legal & Advisory
This article considers why an ethical based approach to data analytics can build trust and transparency with consumers.
Holding Redlich
The guide "What is personal information?" aims to provide assistance in applying the definition of personal information.
Clayton Utz
Businesses with "refer a friend" marketing campaigns should ensure that the friends actually consent to being contacted.
Holman Webb
All affected individuals and the Privacy Commissioner must now be formally notified of any serious data breaches.
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