Carmen Tang and Carly Fan discuss key issues related to personal data in the workplace – including practical advice for employers and employees
When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?
Carmen Tang on current legislation in Hong Kong related to personal data breaches and expected developments, which will likely introduce related penalties.
DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
What constitutes medical negligence? Are there any cases of medical negligence related to COVID-19 in Hong Kong? What are relevant concerns? How could this impact healthcare practitioners?
Employers should always keep in mind data privacy risks: flexibility and clear response management procedures enable businesses to operate more smoothly, even when working remotely.
Schools and parents should take all practicable steps to ensure that the devices, software, and apps used by children are protecting their personal data privacy. Children should also be given guidance such protection practices.
Carmen Tang on increasing value of data and protection afforded by Personal Data Privacy Ordinance. Is legislation catching up and what developments expected?
During the current pandemic, governments must ensure that the methods used to track citizens are no more than necessary, proportional with the purpose, and legal. Transparency from authorities is key for data protection and safeguarding the trust in governments.