Improving Data Privacy management in order to avoid legal problems
When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong companies’ privacy awareness rises, strengthening training to enhance protections.
Current legislation on personal data breaches and expected developments in Hong Kong
DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing
Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?
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.