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PDPC Issues Additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

November 2014 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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PDPC issues additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

22 Sep 2014

On 11 September 2014, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") issued the finalised: 

(a) Advisory Guidelines for the Education Sector;

(b) Advisory Guidelines for the Social Service Sector;

(c) Advisory Guidelines for the Healthcare Sector; and

(d) new chapter on photography, under the Advisory Guidelines on the PDPA for Selected Topics,

which illustrate how the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 ("PDPA") applies to scenarios faced in each sector, as well as in relation to photography-related activities.

This legal update discusses the above finalised advisory guidelines, as well as the PDPC's new educational handbook entitled "A Guide to Notification".

To read the update, please click here.