The Indonesian Parliament has approved the long-awaited personal data protection law

After its ratification by parliament on Tuesday, 20 September 2022, Indonesia’s new Personal Data Protection Law (PDP Law) has recently been enforced. This legislation is a special policy that complements an existing, similar policy—in this case, the Personal Information Disclosure Act (KIP law), which was established in 2008.
With the passage of the PDP Law, Indonesia became the fifth ASEAN nation to establish a legal framework for personal data protection. Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand were the first few to enforce this legal protection.
This Law, which relates to numerous elements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), governs, among other things, the responsibilities of the Personal Data Controller, the Personal Data Processor, and the Data Subject’s rights.

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