As June 2022 approaches, many companies in Thailand are focusing on and racing towards the implementation of compliance mechanisms in advance of the adoption of the Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA”), Thailand’s new and all-encompassing data protection legislation. This new law will significantly impact businesses that handle personal data. It sets out heavy fines and penalties which will be imposed upon organizations that mishandle clients’ personal data.
DFDL has outline 4 key legal recommendations to stay compliant with the new regulatory framework.
Watch DFDL's brief, concise and easy-to-follow 4 minutes video to give yourself a proper and informed understanding on Thailand’s PDPA.
Ng Woan Na (Regional Senior Legal Adviser, China Desk) discusses how organizations in Thailand can adapt their practices and stay in compliance while collecting, processing, transferring and disclosing the personal data of their clients to third parties. She provides an insightful and accessible jargon-free overview on the legal standards that organizations need to abide by when dealing with personal data and how to ensure proactive and preventative compliance measures for the purpose of avoiding heavy fines and penalties.
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