Tag: data protection

Using and disclosing personal information in China – do’s and don’ts

Unlawful usage and disclosure of personal information in China can result in administrative penalties and serious cases can result in criminal offenses. The Personal Information Protection Law (‘PIPL’), the Personal Information Security Specification (‘Specification’), and the Guide to Security Protection of Personal Information Online (‘Guide’) adopted on 1 November 2021, 6 March 2020, and April…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Processing Employee Data under Personal Information Protection Law in China

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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Your China Tech Update

China issues algorithm provisions to protect online consumers and prohibit unfair competition behaviour The recently released Administrative Provisions on Algorithm Recommendation of Internet Information Service (“Provisions”) substantially affects technology companies by regulating the use of algorithms. Released by the Cyberspace Administration of China and three other government bodies on 4 January 2022, the Provisions come…

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