On Aug. 20, 2021, after two rounds of public comments on China’s draft Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), China promulgated the final version of the PIPL, which takes effect Nov. 1, 2021. Together, the PIPL, Cybersecurity Law (which came into force June 1, 2017) and Data Security Law (which came into force Sept. 1, 2021) now form the fundamental legal framework that governs data security and processing of personal information (PI) and non-personal information. This GT Alert summarizes the PIPL.

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