Tag: Cybersecurity

CHINA | The Dos and Don’ts of Processing Employee Data under Personal Information Protection Law

Personal Information Protection Law ('PIPL'), effective from 1 November 2021, regulates those collecting and handling personal information. For companies processing employee data, a robust data security system should be integrated into the IT infrastructure and in line with PIPL.  Whilst PIPL largely affects companies handling consumer data, employers are not immune from PIPL and should…

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CHINA | Q&A with Dr Roberto Gilardino on the Revised Measures for Cybersecurity Reviews

The Measures for Cybersecurity Reviews "("Measures"") was revised by 12 Ministries on 28 December 2021 and comes into effect on 15 February 2022. The Square speaks with Dr Roberto Gilardino, Regional Partner for Asia and Additional Countries, on the implications of revised Measures and application for companies in China. The Square: The Measures focus on…

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Getting prepared for the first Personal Information Protection Law in China

Big data analytics for many companies is crucial to identify personal consumption characteristics and increase sales. However, many consumers may oppose such practice since companies can mishandle personal information.   The Personal Information Protection Law of the People's Republic ("PIPL") takes effect from 1 November 2021 and is the first law to address misuse of personal…

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