Privacy laws in China are still evolving, and at this time there is no coordinated legal framework addressing data protection. There are, however, a number of Chinese laws that are applicable to the processing and protection of personal information. Navigating the indirect, piecemeal Chinese approach to regulation in this area may prove challenging for foreign counsel accustomed to practicing in jurisdictions with explicit privacy protection legislation and data security laws. To shed some light on these issues, we have prepared an overview of various Chinese laws that bear on privacy and information security. Click here for the full article.
The article was originally published on the DataGuidance website at www.dataguidance.com.