Protection of Personal Information (Japan)
The Act on the Protection of Personal Information ("APPI") regulates privacy protection issues in Japan and the Personal Information Protection Commission ("PPC"), a central agency acts as a supervisory governmental organization on issues of privacy protection. The APPI contains similar provisions as the GDPR.
Restriction on the transfer of personal data to foreign countries
Security requirements and third party management
Individual rights including privacy notices, rights to access information, rights to data portability, rights to be forgotten etc.
On 5 June 2020, the law amending the APPI was enacted, and is expected to enter into force within 2 years of the publication date (i.e., by 12 June 2022).
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