Japan Personal Information Protection Act (JIPIPA)

Rules and regulations that provide for a higher standard of care in handling personal information for companies in the medical, financial credit, and telecommunications industries. The law was passed because of the spread of personal information in our advanced-information/telecommunication society. The law tries to protect individuals’ rights and welfare while preserving the usefulness of personal information. The intent is t o set out a policy for handling personal information, and measures for protecting personal information. This law spells out duties of the national and local government. It also sets out obligations of businesses that handle personal information.

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