Tag: Personal Data

Going Live from 1 September: Measures for the Security Assessment of Outbound Data Transfers

Released on the 7 July 2022, the Measures for the Security Assessment of Outbound Data Transfers becomes effective from 1 September (‘Measures’). The Measures published by the Cyberspace Administration of China supplements the Data Security Law and Personal Information Protection Law adopted in 2021 by setting forth the security assessment obligations for companies in China…

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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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Cybersecurity: protection of personal data

Last year, the Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (CSL) came into effect from 1 June 2017. CSL brought about national standards for cybersecurity protection, specifying security measures for network operators and providers of network goods and services. Key aspects of the law were highlighted previously on this blog, of which you can…

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