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Hong Kong Company Director Convicted Under Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightA director of a Hong Kong company has been convicted of an offence under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”). This is the first conviction of its type under the PDPO since the law came into effect in 1996, confirming the potential for directors’ liability under the law.… Continue reading

Hong Kong Regulators Step up Enforcement on Personal Data Protection

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOver the past month, Hong Kong Courts and the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) have taken action under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”) against an insurance agent, a marketing company and a licensed individual for improper handling of personal data, resulting in a Community Service Order, a fine, and an SFC disciplinary action. These … Continue reading
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