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Principles of Data Protection



Reasonably, people should know how we obtained personal data and recognizing the 7 Principles Personal Data Protection prescribed by the PDPA, 2010 (Act 709) ie:-

7 Personal Data Protection Principles which must be adhered to under section 5 (1) of the Act & nbsp; The 709-by maintaining the integrity of personal data :-

  • First – General Principles in which a consumer is not allowed to process personal data of someone else without permission. Understanding the process here should be understood as the control of data through automated means or methods or computing or any other process.
  • Second – must comply with the Principles of Notice and Choice in which information and destination prefix notified to data subjects concerned.
  • Third – Disclosure Principle destination is a subject of personal data in order to identify the purposes for which personal data are to be disclosed.
  • Fourth – Principles of Safety & ndash; when processing personal data any subject, taking steps to keep the data safe, non-modified, misused or given to the parties that do not concerned.
  • Fifth – Retention Principle: The personal data shall not be kept in any processing over the time limit required.
  • Sixth – Data Integrity Principle & ndash; any personal data ascertained so accurate, complete, not misleading and meets the intent of the latest data is stored and processed.
  • Seventh – Access Principle: a person shall be entitled to access personal data held by a data user and also can correct it in order to update its data.

Therefore Malaysians in particular should be aware of their rights according to the principles contained in the Act.

Jabatan Perlindungan Data Peribadi

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