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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Interim Joint Statement on Global Privacy Expectations of Video Teleconferencing Companies
  • 23/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Interim Joint Statement on Global Privacy Expectations of Video Teleconferencing Companies

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“the PCPD”), together with five data protection authorities from different jurisdictions (the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Gibraltar and Switzerland) (“the joint signatories”) issued a joint open letter on 21 July 2020…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy Issues relating to Government’s Cash Payout Scheme
  • 22/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy Issues relating to Government’s Cash Payout Scheme

Upon receipt of media enquiries about personal data privacy issues relating to the Government’s Cash Payout Scheme, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD), Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG made the following response specifically from the perspective of the…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Second Anniversary of the GDPR Implementation
  • 18/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Second Anniversary of the GDPR Implementation

The Privacy Commissioner Revised the Booklet “European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016” The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD) updated the booklet “European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016”, taking stock of the implementation of the General…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Second Anniversary of the GDPR Implementation The Privacy Commissioner Revised the Booklet “European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016”
  • 18/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Second Anniversary of the GDPR Implementation The Privacy Commissioner Revised the Booklet “European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016”

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD) updated the booklet “European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016”, taking stock of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the related cases, to assist organisations and businesses…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy Commissioner Organises Online Workshop “Privacy Awareness Week 2020: From Principles to Practice – Personal Data Protection for Enterprises” Updating Businesses on Developments of Global Privacy Regulations Practicing Compliance and Data Ethics
  • 15/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy Commissioner Organises Online Workshop “Privacy Awareness Week 2020: From Principles to Practice – Personal Data Protection for Enterprises” Updating Businesses on Developments of Global Privacy Regulations Practicing Compliance and Data Ethics

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD) Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG today hosted online workshop “From Principles to Practice – Personal Data Protection for Enterprises”, which was attended by more than 850 participants comprising privacy management professionals, members…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: cyber security risks increase into the epidemic situation. The Privacy Commissioner provides security advices.
  • 15/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: cyber security risks increase into the epidemic situation. The Privacy Commissioner provides security advices.

During the pandemic, many agencies introduced home-based work arrangements and social distance measures, increasing the use of videoconferencing software, online platforms, and mobile applications, increasing the risk of network security. There is an upward trend in the recent leakage of…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy concerns about personal data with regard to the program “Referral Democratic 35+” (Primary elections)
  • 04/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Privacy concerns about personal data with regard to the program “Referral Democratic 35+” (Primary elections)

The Hong Kong Personal Data Privacy Commissioner ( Privacy Commissioner ) Huang Ji-child noted recent media reports and discussions on the campaign entitled "Democrats 35+ referendum " ( primary election ) programme . The Privacy Commissioner has not received any…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Acting in accordance with the Law and according to Particular Circumstances of Each Case. No double standards
  • 04/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Acting in accordance with the Law and according to Particular Circumstances of Each Case. No double standards

In response to media reports today that the Hong Kong Personal Data Privacy Commissioner's Office has remained silent on the publication of a journalist's personal data on a social platform, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner)…

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BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Data Protection Authorities Issue Co-signatory Letter to Voice Out Global Privacy Expectations of Video Teleconference Providers
  • 03/12/2020

BY THE HONG-KONG DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Data Protection Authorities Issue Co-signatory Letter to Voice Out Global Privacy Expectations of Video Teleconference Providers

The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG (PCPD), together with five Data Protection and Privacy Authorities from different jurisdictions, today published an open letter to video teleconferencing companies reminding them of their obligations to comply…

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