Data protection and privacy in South Korea

lexology | November 20, 2019

Data protection and privacy in South Korea
The legislative framework for the protection of PII in Korea consists of the Personal Information Protection Act (the PIPA) and various sector-specific laws. The PIPA is the overarching statute regarding the protection of PII and was enacted with reference to the OECD guidelines and similar foreign precedents. Regarding information communication technology (ICT) and online privacy, the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilisation and Information Protection (the Network Act) applies. Additionally, Korea has the following sector-specific laws that regulate the protection of PII.

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