Korea’s amended information protection laws will enter into force on 5th August
On 9 January 2020, amendments to South Korea’s three major data privacy laws:
- the Personal Information Protection Act;
- the Act on the Promotion of Information and the Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection; and
- the Credit Information Use and Protection Act
were passed at a plenary session of the National Assembly of Korea.
On 4 February these three amendments bills were promulgated and will enter into force on 5 August 2020.
Kwang Bae Park of Lee & Ko in South Korea will explain the changes to the three main privacy laws in Korea and what they mean for business in this month’s 33rd Anniversary edition of Privacy Laws & Business International Report.