Start reading the news feed of Lexis Insights right away by subscribing our social media channels
Legal news, views and insight from LexisNexis Hong Kong
Personal data must not, without voluntary consent of a data subject, be used for a purpose that differs from the intended purpose for which the data was collected. The term 'use' includes transfer.
Recently, an employment agency transferred the complainant's personal data to a third party without the complainant's consent. Its director was the first offender convicted of failing to comply with a lawful requirement of the Privacy Commissioner. The director pleaded guilty and was fined HK$3,000.
Find out more in: