Data Privacy

Human Resources Magazine | How employers can minimise data privacy risks during WFH

Human Resources Magazine | How employers can minimise data privacy risks during WFH 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

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.

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data

Specific Discovery and the Relevance of Personal Data 1200 900 Carmen Tang

Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors [2020] HKCFI 360; Reported in: [2020] 1 HKLRD 1162

COVID-19: What’s Next?

COVID-19: What’s Next? 2560 1440 Hugill & Ip

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?

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.

Podcast S1E3 | Data Privacy: Legislation in Hong Kong, Data Breaches & Future Developments

Podcast S1E3 | Data Privacy: Legislation in Hong Kong, Data Breaches & Future Developments 1200 800 Carmen Tang

Carmen Tang on increasing value of data and protection afforded by Personal Data Privacy Ordinance. Is legislation catching up and what developments expected?

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.

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.

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