Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), which is an initiative started by APPA, has been held every year to promote and raise awareness for numerous privacy issues and importance of promoting personal information. As a part of PAW, members hold a variety of different events and undertake various activities.
This year, PAW will be held throughout May and each members is expected to nominate.
Therefore, the PPC Japan, as a member of APPA, decided to set "Privacy Awareness Week" from May 21st to May 31st, including the one year celebration date of full implementation of the amended APPI. The PPC Japan backs up and dispatches speakers to the symposium which is held during this period.
In addition to existing efforts, the PPC Japan is carrying out the following activities aimed at improving awareness regarding the importance of privacy and protection of personal information this fiscal year.
- Sharing problem consciousness of consumers regarding protection of personal information through roundtable discussions.
- Delivering class on protection of personal information for elementary school students.
- Creating and distributing the public awareness leaflet on protection of personal information for junior high and high school students.