7 Things entrepreneurs must prepare to support PDPA
Personal information such as name-surname, telephone number, email address, ID card number, photograph, work history, age And including sensitive personal information such as race, ethnic origin, political opinion, belief, religion, sexual behavior Criminal record Health information Genetic information And biological data, All of these will be protected by the Personal Data Protection Act 2019 (PDPA) which will come into effect on May 27, 2020. By organizations or agencies, whether public or private, that have collected personal information of customers or citizens These personal data must not be used for other activities without consent.
For entrepreneurs who have collected data on customers, employees within the organization. Must understand the details of This Act. Because if the data storage is incorrect Without the consent of the data owner Including the use of information or disclosure that does not comply with the law. May be at risk of breaking the law and there are civil penalties Criminal and administrative penalties as well. Therefore, from now on, whether collecting personal information from before the Act or obtaining prior consent will not be considered consent forever. Or can be used in any way like before Therefore, entrepreneurs need to prepare for PDPA law enforcement as follows:
Although the Personal Data Protection Act 2019 is a new law for Thai entrepreneurs But is something that every organization must adapt to keep up Because if there is a violation of personal information, whether intended or not, it is against the law which will result in damage to the image and credibility of the organization in the long run.