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After numerous delays the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) has officially come into effect as of today (1st June). Any and all businesses that handle personal data in one way or another are now required to implement additional measures or alter the way in which they interact with customers, business partners and employees. Some of the key steps that will need to be taken involve updating or issuing a new privacy policy; providing data…

After almost 3 years since the announcement of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), the Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC) has finally been announced by the Thai government. The PDPC will be made up of 10 commissioners – one chairman and nine experts from a range of different fields. The PDPC will set about planning the promotion and protection of personal data, prescribing guidelines/measures, and issuing various rules, codes and sub-regulations, among others. The Ministry…