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Vietnam accelerates drafting of Personal Data Protection Decree with EU support

The very first unified regulation on personal data protection in Vietnam is expected to follow GDPR standards.

Companies that collect, process and store personal data in Vietnam should pay close attention to the development of the local legal framework for data protection, which may have significant changes this year.  In September 2020, the Vietnamese Government officially approved the proposal to draft a Decree on Personal Data Protection and tasked the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) to prepare the draft Decree for the Government’s review by the first quarter of 2021.  

Further reading: 

https://rouse.com/insights/news/2021/vietnam-accelerates-drafting-of-personal-data-protection-decree-with-eu-support

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