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Medical Negligence During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical Negligence During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1200 1200 Carmen Tang

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?

Data Privacy Risks While Working From Home

Data Privacy Risks While Working From Home 1200 811 Carmen Tang

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.

COVID-19: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy

COVID-19: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy 900 661 Carmen Tang

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.

COVID-19 and Smartphone Tracking: You’re Being Watched!

COVID-19 and Smartphone Tracking: You’re Being Watched! 900 599 Carmen Tang

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.

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Towards Cancer Patients

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Towards Cancer Patients 1200 799 Carmen Tang

Medical negligence is when medical care falls below the accepted standards, due to an act or omission from the medical professional. As a result, death or injury must have occurred and the matter must be thoroughly investigated.

HIV Status and Confidentiality

HIV Status and Confidentiality 1200 795 Carmen Tang

In Hong Kong the current legal protection afforded to victim of discrimination because of HIV status exists in the form of confidentiality rule and anti-discrimination law

HIV Status and Confidentiality

HIV Status and Confidentiality 1275 678 Carmen Tang

Carmen Tang explains why the Disability Discrimination Ordinance acts as a shield to minimize the impact of discrimination on individuals affected by HIV/AIDS

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues?

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues? 1200 677 Carmen Tang

The availability of big data can save the life of a person experiencing depression who is about to commit suicide; on the other hand, data subjects will then be kept in the dark once they realize their personal information has been disclosed to third parties, leading to mental health issues.

Data Privacy Focus Monday: Data Protection Principle (6) – Data Access and Correction Principle

Data Privacy Focus Monday: Data Protection Principle (6) – Data Access and Correction Principle 900 605 Carmen Tang

Data subjects are entitled to access to the data held by the data users and allow to make corrections if it is discovered the data is inaccurate under Data Protection Principle 6 (“DPP6”)

Data Privacy Focus Monday: Data Protection Principles (4) and (5) – Data Security and Openness

Data Privacy Focus Monday: Data Protection Principles (4) and (5) – Data Security and Openness 800 533 Carmen Tang

Another area of public concern is the security of data processing. Data loss not only will cause serious disruption to daily business operation, but also make company properties vanish in a split second.

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