Macau Watchdog Fines Wynn For Customer Data Transfers

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- Macau's privacy regulator said Tuesday it had fined the Asian unit of casino empire Wynn Resorts Ltd. $2,500 for failing to obtain hotel guests' consent before sharing their personal data with its parent company, as part of the resort's probe into a former director's potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

The Office of Personal Data Protection said it decided to impose the penalty of 20,000 patcas after concluding Wynn Macau Ltd. had violated the region's Personal Data Protection Act by sending personal information about its hotel...
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