University Data Protection Office

July 02, 2019
  Over a month ago, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) reported that it was investigating 48 lending companies based on charges of harassment, public shaming, and/or misuse of personal information filed by hundreds of individuals. According to most allegations, the firms had accessed...
June 27, 2019
On 9 June 2019, Hong Kong residents, reaching an aggregate number of around two million, took to the streets to voice out their resentment over a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects and fugitives in Hong Kong to be tried and imprisoned in mainland China. This isn’t the first...
June 19, 2019
  No. 19-11 19 June 2019 NEWS | Trial of safety wristbands raises data privacy worries at Canadian International School of Hong Kong 2 June 2019 HONG KONG – Some parents have...
June 04, 2019
Information about an individual’s education is considered sensitive personal information, which is covered by a higher standard of protection under the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA). The precise definition of this term, however, remains unclear, with the DPA, related laws, and issuances of the...