The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Has Been Amended: Are Your Data Protection Practices and Policies Adequate?

The recent passing of the Personal Data (Privacy)(Amendment) Ordinance is set to have far-reaching implications for users of personal data in Hong Kong. What amendments are set to be introduced and when? What are the implications for business? Do privacy policies and collection statements need to be amended? Joint us for a data protection briefing and get tips on how to ensure compliance with the new law.

Content highlights:

  • Overview of the existing data protection regime in Hong Kong
  • The Personal Data (Privacy)(Amendment) Ordinance
    • Direct marketing
    • Powers of the Privacy Commissioner/enforcement notices
    • New offences and sanctions
    • New exemptions
  • Upcoming developments
    • Data User Return Scheme
    • Cross-jurisdictional transfer of personal data
  • Practical implications for business


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