Employee Privacy In China: A Guide For Foreign Companies

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 3:14 PM EDT) -- Foreign companies doing business in China should consider adopting safeguards to protect employee personal data to reduce the risk of unauthorized disclosure or claims of infringement of privacy.

This article is based on questions frequently asked by our clients doing business in China. Here, we summarize current PRC law relating to personal data protection and also suggest some best practices.

Personal data protection legislation has been a widely discussed topic in recent years in China, mainly because employees of institutions that amass personal data of users...
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