- Data Protection
Vietnam: The Personal Data Protection Decree (“PDPD”) drafting process has reached its final stage
Almost a year after its Resolution No. 27/NQ-CP dated 27 March 2022 approving the first PDPD dossier, on 7 February 2023, Vietnam’s Government issued Resolution No. 13/NQ-CP dated 7 February 2023（“Resolution 13”）approving the revised PDPD dossier prepared and submitted by the Ministry of Public Security（“MPS”）. Resolution 13 approves five cases of data processing without data subject consent:（1）to protect the lives and health of data subjects or others in emergency cases（controllers, processors, controlling and processing entities and third parties that are allowed to process such data without data subject consent must prove its eligibility of this case）;（2）public disclosure of personal data...To read the article, please see the PDF file
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