Posts Tagged ‘data privacy’

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SSEK Assists on US$28m Tech Startup Funding

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has assisted DLA Piper Singapore in a US$28 million Series C funding for C88 Financial Technologies led by Experian, a global information services company based in Dublin, Ireland. According to media reports, this was one of the largest Series C funding rounds in Southeast Asia. C88, a Singapore startup that builds [...]

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Protection of Privacy in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir With regard to private and family life in Indonesia, Article 28(G) of the 1945 Constitution provides that every person has the right to: (i) Protection of their personal selves, families, respect, dignity and possessions under their control; and (ii) Security and protection from threat of fear for doing, or [...]

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Employee Data Privacy in Indonesia

There is no law or regulation in Indonesia that specifically regulates the collection, use or handling of an applicant’s personal data, including protection of the privacy of an employee’s particulars. The Indonesian Minister of Communication and Informatics (MOCI) relatively recently issued MOCI Regulation No. 20 of 2016 regarding the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic [...]

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SSEK Lawyers Quoted in Bloomberg Article on Data Privacy in Indonesia

Fahrul S. Yusuf, a partner at SSEK, and Saprita Tahir, an associate of the firm, were quoted extensively in a Bloomberg BNA article on data privacy in Indonesia in the wake of the Facebook data privacy scandal, which may have affected more than one million Indonesians. Fahrul noted that one factor driving anxiety in Indonesia [...]

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SSEK Partner Denny Rahmansyah Quoted in Article on Facebook Data Breach

Denny Rahmansyah, the managing partner of SSEK, was quoted extensively in an article by MLex Market Insight on the global data privacy scandal involving Facebook and the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. With Facebook facing a police investigation in Indonesia as part of the scandal, Denny discussed Indonesia’s existing laws and regulations that touch [...]

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SSEK Partner Discusses Data Collection Legal Issues at IPBA Conference

Denny Rahmansyah, the managing partner of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was a featured speaker at the recent Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) conference in Manila, the Philippines. Denny spoke at the IPBA session on “Legal Issues of Data Collection and Usage by Financial Institutions, Insurers and Corporates.” He looked at the challenges facing companies in Indonesia [...]

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Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Wednesday, March 7 on “New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU.” This webinar will provide an overview of the major changes in the European personal data protection legal framework introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You will hear perspectives from [...]

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Personal Data and Security Requirements in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir An electronic system provider (ESP) in Indonesia must maintain the correctness, validity, confidentiality, accuracy, relevance and compatibility with the purpose of the acquisition, collection, processing, analysis, retention, display, publication, transmission, dissemination and destruction of personal data. Additionally, an ESP must also carry out certification of its electronic system to [...]

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Data Protection Rules and Principles in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir There are several main obligations that must be fulfilled by an electronic system provider (ESP) in Indonesia under Minister of Communication and Informatics Regulation No. 20 of 2016 regarding Personal Data Protection in Electronic Systems (MOCI Regulation 20) to ensure that personal data is processed properly. These obligations include:

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Data Protection in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir Article 28(G) of the 1945 Constitution is considered as the basis for more specific data privacy legislation in Indonesia. Article 28(G) provides that every person has the right to: (i) Protection of their personal selves, families, respect, dignity and possessions under their control; and (ii) Security and protection from [...]