Accredited Personal Information Protection Organization

For the purpose of ensuring proper handling of personal information, the Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC) accredites private organizations, which process complaints about business operators handling personal information and provide information to them, based on the amended Act on the Protection of Persomal Information.

The PPC publicly announces the personal information protection guidelines submitted by Accredited Personal Information Protection Organizations. In addition, the PPC, if necessary, collects a report from or make an order to Accredited Personal Information Protection Organizations.

This duty starts from when the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information comes into force, which is within 2 years from the promulgation, September 9, 2015.