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South Korea: PIPC announces launch of integrated supervisory organisation on personal information

The Personal Information Protection Commission ('PIPC') announced, on 4 August 2020, the launch of an integrated supervisory organisation on personal information matters following the new amendments to the Data 3 Act. In particular, the PIPC clarified that the personal information supervision function that was previously shared and delegated through different ministries, such as the Korea Communications Commission, the Financial Services Commission, and the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, will now be unified under one body.

You can view the press release, only available in Korean, here.