DLA Piper Intelligence

Data Protection
Laws of the World

Law

Myanmar
Myanmar

There is no general data protection law in Myanmar. Relevant laws on data protection and privacy can be found in various legislation, which include:

  • Financial Institutions Law (2016)
  • Telecommunications Law (2013)
  • Notification 116/97 of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue
  • Law Relating to Private Health Care Services (2007),and
  • Electronic Transactions Law (2004).
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Law
Myanmar

There is no general data protection law in Myanmar. Relevant laws on data protection and privacy can be found in various legislation, which include:

  • Financial Institutions Law (2016)
  • Telecommunications Law (2013)
  • Notification 116/97 of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue
  • Law Relating to Private Health Care Services (2007),and
  • Electronic Transactions Law (2004).
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Definitions

Definition of Personal Data

No definition provided.

Definition of Sensitive Personal Data

No definition provided.

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Authority

None.

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Registration

N/A

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Data Protection Officers

N/A

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Collection & Processing

By implication from relevant laws, collection and processing of personal data requires consent.

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Transfer

By implication from relevant laws, transfer of personal data requires consent.

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Security

By implication from relevant laws, personal data must be kept with reasonable security arrangements.

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Breach Notification

No obligation.

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Enforcement

None so far as at 10 February 2021.

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Electronic Marketing

There is no specific law; however, electronic marketing would generally be governed by the Competition Law (2015) and the Consumer Protection Law (2019).

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Online Privacy

There is no specific law; however, the Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of Citizens (2017) deals with privacy of communications.

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Contacts
Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor
Counsel
Tilleke & Gibbins
T +66 2056 5880
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