New China Guideline for Internet Personal Information Security Protection

Barbara Li and Bohua Yao report:

On November 30, 2018 the Cyber Security Protection Bureau, under the auspices of the PRC Ministry of Public Security (the “MPS”), issued a draft Guideline for Internet Personal Information Security Protection (the “Guideline”) along with a request for public comments.


Even though, upon reaching final form and taking effect, the Guideline will not be a mandatory regulation, it nonetheless has a key implementing role in relation to the PRC Cyber Security Law (the “CSL”) and the Administrative Measures for the Multi-Level Protection of Information Security (the “Multi-Level Protection Measures”) in respect of protecting information systems and personal information in China.

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