The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Hong Kong)
One of the longest standing comprehensive data protection laws based on OECD Privacy Guidelines 1980 to ensure an adequate level of data protection to retain its status as an international trading centre and give effect to human rights treaty obligations.
Clear framework (''Data Protection Principles'' or DPP) and dedicated data privacy office
DPP1: Lawful purpose for collection
DPP2: Data accuracy and only for intended use
DPP3: Prohibits the use of personal data for any new purpose unless consent is received
DPP4: Data users take all practicable steps to protect the personal data
DPP5: Ensure openness of their personal data policies and practices
DPP6: Data subject right to access and correction of their own personal data
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