The Personal Data Protection Act, 2562 B.E. (2019) (“PDPA”) was published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 27 May 2019. The PDPA will come into force one year after the published date, except for provisions related to the Committee of Personal Data Protection and its office which became effective on 28 May 2019.
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11 July 2019
The PDPA applies to both public and private sectors. Significant issues addressed under the PDPA are as follows:
For the personal data which was collected before the enforcement of the PDPA, the personal data controller can keep and use such personal data in accordance with the objectives previously notified by the data owner, provided that the personal data controller defines how the data owner can withdraw its consent to use the personal data.
For more information, please visit the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society website and Ratchakitcha website.