Tag: WeChat

Collecting Personal Information in China – what you should know

In the era of Big Data and the Internet of Everything (IoE), users are increasingly attentive to how their personal information is handled. Confidential personal information such as mobile numbers and personal ID are increasingly requested to activate numerous daily life functions, for instance, SMS authentication code for website or app registration or login. Additionally,…

Read more

Chinese court in Guangdong allows the use of WeChat and other social media records

In July 2018, the People’s Republic of China Nansha Court of Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Guangdong province issued the Internet Electronic Data Evidence Proof and Certification Procedures. The procedures allow records from social media communication to be submitted to the Nansha Court without notarisation. The procedures fall in accordance with the Civil Procedure Law…

Read more