Malaysia PDPA

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Designing and Implementing a Successful Data Privacy Framework Part One

Four Initial Steps for  implementing a data privacy framework The requirement  for protection of data is becoming increasingly obvious after several high-profile incidents involving the breaches of company and consumer data. The results of such data breeches usually include two types of damage: first to a company’s reputation, as the public bemoans the violation of …

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GDPR Four Steps to Stronger Data Protection Policies

GDPR Four Steps to Stronger Data Protection Policies

We’ve begun to see news headlines where organisations receive fines for lack of adequate data protection. Regulators will never be able to police every non-compliant company, so what’s the data protection regulation for in most cases? While the GDPR is an enforcement framework, it is also a set of guiding principles that you can use …

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Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) Your Guide Part Two

In part One of Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) Your Guide we discussed the structure of the PDPA. Here in part two we explain the operational mechanics of the PDPA. Collection and Processing Under the PDPA, subject to certain exceptions, data users are generally required to obtain a data subject’s consent for the processing (which includes …

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Malaysia Personal Data Protection Act ( PDPA) Your Guide Part One

The Law Malaysia’s first comprehensive personal data protection legislation, the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA), was passed by the Malaysian Parliament on June 2, 2010 and came into force on November 15, 2013. Definitions Definition of personal data ‘Personal data’ means any information in respect of commercial transactions that is: Being processed wholly or …

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The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act “the act”

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act “the act”

The Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“the Act”) was written into law  on 15 November 2013. “The Act” mandates that businesses in Malaysia assume additional responsibilities and requirements when it comes to the processing of personal data of their employees, suppliers, and customers. This article provides an overview of  the key issues to note …

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