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Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Publishes Revised Guidance on Collection of Fingerprint Data

The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data recently issued a guidance note entitled “Guidance on Collection of Fingerprint Data” to provide guidance to data users on how to comply with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance when collecting fingerprint data. The Guidance Note elaborates on a guidance note published by the Commissioner in 2007 in light of the Commissioner’s views adopted in relation to numerous enquiries and investigations relating to the collection of fingerprint data since the 2007 Guidance Note was issued.