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The Asia Pacific Privacy Law Developments You Need to Know About
27 February 2020 / 13.00 - 14.00 CET

27 February 2020, 13:00 CET (Amsterdam Time)

Have you heard of India's draft Data Protection Bill? Perhaps you already read about China's Cybersecurity Law and Indonesia's draft Personal Data Protection Act? Did you know that Japan has had the Protection of Personal Information Act since 2003, making it one of Asia's oldest laws in this area?


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Preferential rate €35 for ESOMAR Members, €75 for non-Members
ESOMAR Plus Subscribers have free access to our webinar series.

The question is what impact will these laws have in our sector and our businesses? Join ESOMAR's Data Protection Officers for a run-down of new and future data protection laws in Asia Pacific and everything you need to know about them.


And our present to you?


You'll get this one-time-only opportunity to meet one of our Data Protection Officers in New Delhi 28-31 March for our Asia Pacific Conference, held in partnership with the MRSI.


The first 16 Subscribers to this webinar receive a FREE on-site consultation with our Head of Public Affairs and Professional Standards, Kim Smouter, at the Asia Pacific Conference in New Delhi. Yes, that's right, a consultation session normally worth €250 will be yours, for free, and will cover any data protection and data strategy advice that you need the most.


All you have to do is attend this webinar and get the special promo code before you apply for ESOMAR Membership, and we'll take care of the rest.


Whilst this offer is limited to the first 16 subscribers, any professional subscribing to this special offer will also get free access to our Data Protection Officers for one week.


ESOMAR Corporate Membership applicants get 1-year free access to ESOMAR Plus, our exclusive consultancy and knowledge share service.


Are you attending Asia Pacific 2020 and in need of data privacy advice? Then register for this webinar!



Kim L. Smouter Umans

Kim L. Smouter Umans

Head of Public Affairs and Professional Standards

Kim L. Smouter Umans is ESOMAR's Head of Public Affairs and Professional Standards, having joined ESOMAR in 2012. He heads a small team of professional standards and public affairs experts championing the value of market, opinion and social research and data analytics.

He also works to promote the interests of over 6,000 professionals and 600+ companies working in the field of market, opinion and social research and data analytics, leading ESOMAR's advocacy efforts on major policy dossiers including the General Data Protection Regulation and the ePrivacy Regulation. He has strengthened ESOMAR's positioning in the digital fields and prior to working for ESOMAR, Kim served a stint as Secretary General of the European Network of National Civil Society Associations. As its first Secretary General, Kim laid the foundations for securing its role and its future as one of Europe's leading bodies defending the interests of the non-profit sector by bringing together over 20 national civil society infrastructure platforms.

He has also served in various policy roles working for the North East England Office in Brussels and in the European Parliament working in the fields of social policy, education, and employment.

He holds a Masters degree in European Public Affairs and a Bachelor's degree in European Studies and is a graduate of the University of Maastricht.

Bianca Marcu

Bianca Marcu

Bianca is ESOMAR's Senior Advocacy and Standards Programmes Coordinator, working to represent the data analytics and insights sector present in more than 130 countries. Bianca is a certified Data Protection Officer and leads the ESOMAR Plus umbrella of services, designed to guide members with designing and implementing their data protection and privacy frameworks. Bianca holds a Masters in International Law and Globalisation from Maastricht University and has previously worked for a variety of non-profit organisations, including for the United Nations.