How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask UKSolicitorJA Your Own Question
UKSolicitorJA
UKSolicitorJA, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 4312
Experience:  English solicitor with over 12 years experience
62162956
Type Your Law Question Here...
UKSolicitorJA is online now

can you please advise me if the malaysian data Protection legislation

Resolved Question:

can you please advise me if the malaysian data Protection legislation applies to buisness contact information
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

its just a general qiestion about the Malaysian DP. Does it only apply to personal and sensative data - or does it apply to coimmercial business data likle a persons name and job title on a business card etc

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Section 2(1) of the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act states that the Act applies to any person who processes, and any person who has control over or authorises the processing of, any personal data in respect of commercial transactions.

‘Commercial transactions’ refers to transactions of a commercial nature (i.e. business related) and the definition of ‘personal data’ would include personal information collected in day to day transactions e.g. name, address, telephone number, email address, banking details and identification card numbers.

Hope this helps
UKSolicitorJA and other Law Specialists are ready to help you