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Compliance

As a provider of digital communications strategy, software and services, there are numerous regulations and acts of legislation to which we are subject in each territory. These acts deal with data privacy, data security, electronic signatures, spam, consent and digital communication. Below is a list of such laws and guidelines for reference *.

USA

  • CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (eSign)

South Africa

  • Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002
  • Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) 38 of 2001
  • Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013
  • Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2 of 2000
  • South African Revenue Service (SARS) requirements for an electronic tax invoice

EU

  • Council Directive 2001/115/EC
  • Council Directive 2002/58/EC
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • EU Electronic Signature Directive 1999/93/EC
  • EU Electronic Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC

Australia

  • The Spam Act of 2003
  • The Federal Privacy Law
  • Electronic Transactions Act 1999
  • Trade Practices Act

Hong Kong

  • Electronic Transactions Ordinance (2004)

Singapore

  • Electronic Transactions Act

Indonesia

  • Electronic Information & Transaction Law (2008)

India

  • Information Technology Act (2000)

China

  • PRC Electronic Signature Law (2004)

Japan

  • The Electronic Signatures and Certification Business Act (2000)

New Zealand

  • Electronic Transactions Act (2006)

Jordan

  • Electronic Transactions Law (2001)

Malaysia

  • The Digital Signature Act (1997)
  • The Electronic Commerce Act (2006)

Saudi Arabia

  • Electronics Transactions Law and Electronic Transaction Regulation

Macau

  • Law No. 5/2005 (2005) (Chinese and Portuguese)
  • Macau Civil Code (Codigo Civil) (Portuguese)
  • Decree No. 39/99 (1999) (Chinese)
  • Macau Commercial Code (Codigo Comercial) (Portuguese)
  • Decree No. 40/99 (1999) (Chinese)
  • Macau Civil Procedure Code (Portuguese)
  • Decree No. 55/99 (1999) (Chinese)
  • Macau Notary Code (Portuguese)
  • Decree No. 43/1999 (1999) (Chinese)

South Korea

  • Digital Signature Act (2013)

Taiwan

  • Electronic Signature Act (2001)

Thailand

  • Electronic Transactions Act (2001

UAE

  • Electronic Commerce Act (2006)

Turkey

  • Electronic Signature Law (2004)

Vietnam

  • Law on E-Transaction No. 51/2005/QH11 (2005)

* Disclaimer: this list is provided without claim or warranty that it is complete or accurate.