ABLI-FPF Convergence Series – Status of Consent for Processing Personal Data (Japan report)
Asian Business Law Institute and Future of Privacy Forum
This report provides a detailed overview of relevant laws and regulations in Japan on
- notice and consent requirements for processing personal data;
- alternative legal bases for processing personal data which permit processing of personal data without consent if the data controller undertakes a risk impact assessment (e.g., legitimate interests); and
- statutory bases for processing personal data without consent and exceptions or derogations from consent requirements in laws and regulations.