Hong Kong data privacy law: territorial regulation in a borderless world

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Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2003 - Computers - 474 pages

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Contents

Transborder Issues
3
Technological Protection of Privacy
20
The Structure of This Book
27
Hong Kong and the EU Directive
37
Conclusion
59
Online Privacy Perils
66
Laws Regulating Website Privacy
72
Comparison with the United States
80
Collection for Profiling Purposes
229
Notification to the Data Subject
235
DATA QUALITY AND RETENTION
243
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF DATA
251
Statutory Requirements
259
Direct Marketing Optout
270
All Practicable Steps
278
ACCESS AND CORRECTION RIGHTS
281

DATA PRIVACY AND THE COMMON LAW
87
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
134
Defamation
142
Negligence
148
Nuisance
155
Relationship of Legislation to Common Law
162
The Relationship between the Personal Data Privacy Ordinance
168
Permissible Common Law Limits to Disclosure by Public Authorities
182
Restrictions and Requirements
189
The Role of the Hong Kong Government
196
No Opting Out of Compliance with the Ordinance
202
KEY CONCEPTS
207
Data User and Data Subject
217
THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
223
The Mechanics of Access
292
THE OFFICER OF THE PRIVACY
305
Data User Returns
312
Complaints
318
Restricted Powers of the Commissioner Regarding the Media
332
Exemptions Relating to Both Access and Principle 3
342
Exemptions from Data Subject Access Only
357
Exemption from Principle 3 Only
364
Compensation
370
DRAFTING DATA PRIVACY STANDARDS
377
Drafting a Data Privacy Law
387
The Future
398
Index
463
Copyright

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