Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
Date Added: Apr 2013
The personal information protection act is quite unique and distinctive law from other country specifying the principle of personal information processing and rights and responsibilities of the relevant parties. Excessive restrictions on third-party supplies and use for further purposes, duty to report or disclose data processing consignment, and strict legal enforcement on small individual companies are good examples of excessive regulations. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate that person to whom such information pertains or that is or might be linked to a natural person directly or indirectly.