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PRC law now recognizes the right of individuals to their personal information under Article 111 of the General Provisions of the Civil Law, which provides that “[t]he personal information of a natural person shall be protected … Any organization or individual shall legally obtain the personal information of others when necessary and ensure the safety of such personal information, and shall not illegally collect, use, process or transmit the personal information of others, or illegally buy or sell, provide or make public the personal information of others.”
The Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China similarly now recognizes criminal offenses involving the illegal use of personal information.
1. Sources
1.1. 《中华人民共和国民法总则》[General Provisions of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China] (Nat’l People’s Cong., Pres. Order No. 66; promulgated Mar. 15, 2017, effective Oct. 1, 2017)
《中华人民共和国刑法》[Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China] (as amended and adopted by Standing Comm. Nat'l People's Cong., Pres. Order No. 80; promulgated and effective Nov. 4, 2017)

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David Tang, Han Kun Law Offices