2019 年 3 月 31 日

In case of a police agency searching missing individuals and needing to request a household registration office to provide the contact telephone numbers of the missing individuals and of their relatives (family members) which they have provided when they handled household registration matters, such request meets the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Law (Taiwan)

2019.1.22 Sophia Tsai The National Development Commission issued the Fa-Fa-1080000958 Circular of January 22, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Circular”), pointing out that in case of a police agency searching missing individuals and needing to request a household registration office to provide […]
2018 年 11 月 30 日

If a photo on an identity card has been converted by an algorithm and cannot be used to directly or indirectly identify such specific individual, such photo is not regarded as personal data and, therefore, is not governed by the Personal Data Protection Law (Taiwan)

2018.8.30 Sean Liu The Ministry of Justice issued the Fa-Lu-10703513050 Circular of August 30, 2018 (Hereinafter, the “Circular”) to explain that if a photo on an identity card has been converted into irreversible feature values by an algorithm and cannot […]
2018 年 11 月 30 日

If specific personal data in the medical image data collected by a public agency can be regarded as non-personal data after being de-identified, the Personal Data Protection Law certainly does not apply to any subsequent provision of such data for use by external parties (Taiwan)

2018.9.4 Jenny Chen The Ministry of Justice issued the Fa-Lu-10703512280 Circular of September 4, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Circular”), holding that if specific personal data in the medical image data collected by a public agency can be regarded as non-personal data […]
2018 年 11 月 30 日

Explanation by the Ministry of Justice concerning whether a government agency may impose a period when a company under investigation for its alleged violation of the Personal Data Protection Law should provide relevant materials (Taiwan)

2018.9.10 Yi-Shan Cheng The Ministry of Justice issued the Fa-Lu-10703511710 Circular of September 10, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to communicate that a government agency investigating a company’s alleged violation of the Personal Data Protection Law may request the company to […]
2018 年 11 月 30 日

The FSC orders that a bills finance company with a net worth of over NT$10 billion and an asset of over NT$100 billion shall set up an information security supervisor (Taiwan)

2018.10.1 Fang-Wei Lin The Financial Supervisory Commission (hereinafter, the “FSC”) issued the Jin-Guan-Yin-Piao-10702147250 Circular of October 1, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to communicate the “other requirements” imposed by the competent authority on a bills finance company under the proviso of […]
2018 年 9 月 30 日

A company’s publication of promotional information about government policies and directives in bills or on envelopes is a promotion of public interest under Subparagraph 2 in the proviso of Paragraph 1 of Article 20 of the Personal Information Protection Actand is a circumstance where usage beyond specified purposes is allowed (Taiwan)

2018.7.3 Sophia Tsai The Ministry of Justice issued the Fa-Lu-10703507550 Circular of July 3, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to communicate that a company’s publication of promotional information about government policies and directives in bills or on envelopes is a promotion […]