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Hong Kong Issues Guidance on Data Breach Handling and Notifications

The guidance encourages organisations to formulate a data breach response plan, and outlines recommendations for handling an increasing number of data breach incidents. By Kieran Donovan and Jacqueline Van On 30 June 2023, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong (PCPD) issued revised guidance titled “Guidance on Data Breach Handling … Continue Reading

Hong Kong Privacy Regulator Highlights Data Security Guidance as Cyberattacks Increase

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data reminds organisations to review and implement appropriate data security measures amidst more data breaches. By Kieran Donovan, Anthony Liu, and Jacqueline Van On 13 February 2023, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong (PCPD) published an article titled “Guidance on Data Security – Heightened Importance of Data … Continue Reading

Hong Kong Privacy Regulator Responds to Personal Data Privacy Issues Arising From COVID-19

Hong Kong regulator declares that the disclosure of personal data of potential COVID-19 carriers is permissible under law. By Kieran Donovan COVID-19 is having a profound impact not only on the way the world interacts socially, but also in the way it interacts in business. Businesses are choosing to protect the health and well-being of … Continue Reading

Navigating Data Processing Ethics for FinTech in Hong Kong

If adopted efficiently, the PCPD’s Ethical Accountability Framework should help organizations to demonstrate and enhance trust with individuals. By Kieran Donovan In October, 2018, Hong Kong’s Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) presented the findings of an inquiry into the ethics of data processing, commissioned by the PCPD with the help of the Information Accountability … Continue Reading
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