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Data Protection
Laws of the World

Law

Brunei
Brunei

No legislation or common law that protects the privacy of information upon which an individual can be directly or indirectly identified, save in respect of banker-customer relationship where banks are under a legal duty to keep customer information confidential.

Last modified 6 Jan 2021
Law
Brunei

No legislation or common law that protects the privacy of information upon which an individual can be directly or indirectly identified, save in respect of banker-customer relationship where banks are under a legal duty to keep customer information confidential.

Last modified 6 Jan 2021
Definitions

Definition of personal data

No legal definition.

Definition of sensitive personal data

No legal definition.

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Authority

Nil.

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Registration

No legal requirement.

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Data Protection Officers

No legal requirement.

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Collection & Processing

Not a regulated activity.

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Transfer

Not a regulated activity.

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Security

Not a regulated activity save in relation to a “Financial Institution” – see Mandatory Breach Notification.

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Breach Notification

Mandatory Breach Notification

No legal requirement save in relation to a “Financial Institution” (i.e. banks, insurance companies, moneylenders, pawnbrokers, moneychangers and securities service providers licensed in Brunei Darussalam). A Financial Institution is obliged to report to the Technology Risk Supervision of Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (central bank of Brunei Darussalam) all instances of cyber intrusion, disruption, malfunction, error or cybersecurity issues on a Financial Institution’s system, server, network or end-point whether or not causing any or any severe or widespread impact on the operations and service delivery or has a material impact on the Financial Institution.

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Enforcement

No enforcement authority.

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Electronic Marketing

No legal requirement to have privacy policies.

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Online Privacy

No legal requirement to have privacy policies.

Last modified 6 Jan 2021
Contacts
Linus Tan
Linus Tan
Associate
Abraham, Davidson & CO.
T +673 2242840
Elaiza Hanum Merican
Elaiza Hanum Merican
Associate
Abraham, Davidson & CO.
T +673 2242840
Last modified 6 Jan 2021