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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.
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
PCPD Investigates Data Leakage Incident
Jones Day
PCPD Investigates Security Vulnerability Of Town Website
Jones Day
On January 26, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") reported that it received a record number of complaints in 2015.
Bryan Cave LLP
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (the "PDPO") prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside of Hong Kong unless certain conditions are met...
Mayer Brown JSM
The case was referred for prosecution and brought before the Eastern Magistrates' Court.
Mayer Brown JSM
Face recognition technology to help "tag" friends in photographs, fingerprint recognition to unlock smartphones, and fingerprint door locks are just some of the ways in which biometric data has been used in recent years.
Mayer Brown JSM
It was reported that as of 24 November 2015, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner
Mayer Brown JSM
On 14 November 2015, VTech Holdings Limited was hacked, resulting in the personal data of about 6.4 million children and 4.9 million parents being compromised worldwide.
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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
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.
Bryan Cave LLP
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (the "PDPO") prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside of Hong Kong unless certain conditions are met...
Mayer Brown JSM
On 14 November 2015, VTech Holdings Limited was hacked, resulting in the personal data of about 6.4 million children and 4.9 million parents being compromised worldwide.
Jones Day
PCPD Investigates Data Leakage Incident
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...
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.
Mayer Brown JSM
Face recognition technology to help "tag" friends in photographs, fingerprint recognition to unlock smartphones, and fingerprint door locks are just some of the ways in which biometric data has been used in recent years.
Jones Day
The results of this privacy sweep will be published in the fall.
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.
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