Awareness and Compliance
Indonesia Personal Data Protection Law
As per Indonesia personal data protection law and regulation below, the rule stated (in Bahasa Indonesia):
The introduction to personal data protection is important to all citizen and companies in Indonesia. Each company needs to be fully aware about the type of personal data and privacy rights. The awareness also covers the intention of all threats and how it is related to personal data protection. Indonesia has legal obligations as a personal protector of each of its citizens based on laws and regulation stated above. Organisations who failed to comply with the regulation face the risk of fines of up to 10 billion rupiah.
Some central aspects of personal data protection have been listed below.
Processing of personal data for clear and legitiate processes only: Generally, personal data must be saved in a form and manner that enables the data subjects to be identified only and if It’s necessary for the processing data purposes. Once they are no longer needed for the purpose for which they were collected, personal data must be deleted. If data subject withdraws his/her consent to use or processing of their personal data, organisations are obliged to delete (‘erase’) the relevant information.
Minimising risk: To comply with laws and regulations, detailed risk assessment prior to data processing are strongly recommended. Risk assessment in this context extends from systematic description of the planned activities and purposes of processing of the personal data to documentation, of the actions planned to mitigate the risks and ensure protection of personal data.
TÜV SÜD recommends that organisations identify processes falling under the scope of Indonesia law and regulations, and that they conduct initial checks by aligning existing processes with the requirements.
As a leading expert on regulatory frameworks and process optimisation, TÜV SÜD supports businesses in the process of becoming personal data protection compliant through several services mentioned below:
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