A NEW ERA FOR DATA PROTECTION IN THAILAND HAS BEGUN
The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) came into force on 28 May 2019. We look at the key differences between the PDPA and the GDPR and apply lessons from GDPR prosecutions to compliance with the PDPA.
This article should be read in conjunction with our previous articles on “The GDPR AND PDPB: What do you need to know about data privacy and protection?” and “GDPR, PDPB and M&A transactions in Thailand”. Here, we consider the differences between the two pieces of legislation and the impact of the PDPA upon businesses operating in Thailand.