ECOMMERCE & GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION
On Thursday Jun 6th, EABC was invited to attend a Thailand-EU Seminar on E-commerce and GDPR, organized by The Mission of Thailand to the EU, in co-operation with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, with the objective of providing a better understanding in e-commerce, particularly the EU Digital Single Market Strategy.
H.E. Mr. Pirkka Tapiola (Ambassador of EU to Thailand), along with H.E. Mr. Manasvi Srisodapol (Thailand Ambassador to EU), and Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj (Minister for Digital Economy & Society) delivered opening remarks.
EABC’s Chair of Digital Economy/ICT, Mr Bob Fox, delivered a presentation on Global issues with Data, and Expanding Business into the EU. EABC has long been involved with the development of Thailand’s new Personal Data Protection Law and how the GDPR applies to Thailand. EABC was involved with the seminar on Data Privacy and the GDPR, held in Bangkok in November 2018 and continues to play a key advocacy role in developments in Data, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Digital Skills, Cross border trade, a trusted internet and related issues.