China Laws and Regulations Update in December 2021

1. Cyber Data Security Regulations (Exposure Version)

Promulgated by Cyberspace Administration of China

Promulgation date: 15 November 2021

The Exposure Version provides that there should be a data classification and protection system in China, in which data are classified into general, important and core data according to how they affect and how important they are to national security, public interests or individual or organization’s legal rights. Protection measures for data in different classes may differ. In China, enhanced protection is given for personal and important data and strict protection for core data.