Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 3 Dec. 2021

(Dec 2, 2021) Hearty greetings, privacy pros! Over the last two years, the world as we know it went through some drastic changes as the COVID-19 pandemic forced us... Read More

PCPD officers receive Ombudsman’s Awards for handling of complaints

(Dec 2, 2021) Two officers of the Complaints Division of Hong Kong’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data received the Ombudsman’s Awards 2021 for officers... Read More

Joint committee reviewing PDPB granted sixth extension

(Dec 2, 2021) The Joint Committee of Parliament reviewing the Personal Data Protection Bill received a sixth Read More

Joint committee reviewing PDPB granted sixth extension

(Dec 1, 2021) India's Joint Committee of Parliament reviewing the Personal Data Protection Bill received a sixth extension until the final week of the current winter sessi... Read More

IAPP updates comprehensive privacy law global mapping

(Dec 1, 2021) Comprehensive data protection laws exist around the world, and more are expected to come into play. While each law is different, there are many common thread... Read More

Reported privacy breaches increased four times following NZ Privacy Act 2020

(Dec 1, 2021) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand published its “December 2021 Insights Report – Privacy Breach Reporting,” one year after implementation... Read More

How to best revise privacy notices for Japan’s amended APPI

(Nov 29, 2021) On April 1, 2022, Japan’s amended Act on Protection of Personal Information will come into force. Japan’s data protection authority published updated guideli... Read More

Roundup: Canada, EU, India, Italy and more

(Nov 29, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, India's draft Personal Data Protection Bill is ready for Parliament's consideration. The European ... Read More

PDPB drafter says current version is 'Orwellian'

(Nov 29, 2021) Former Supreme Court of India Justice B.N. Srikrishna criticized the current version of the Personal Data Protection Bill during an interview with Moneycontr... Read More

Global News Roundup: Nov. 22-29, 2021

(Nov 29, 2021) In this week's Privacy Tracker global legislative roundup, India's draft Personal Data Protection Bill is ready for Parliament's consideration. The European ... Read More