Welcome to the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) website. APPA is a forum for privacy authorities in the Asia Pacific region. It gives privacy authorities in the region an opportunity to form partnerships, discuss best practices and share information on emerging technology, trends and changes to privacy regulation.

On this website, you can find a number of privacy resources and information about APPA’s bi-annual forum, Privacy Awareness Week, and contact details for members.

55th APPA Forum hosted by the Personal Information Protection Commission of the Republic of Korea

The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) of the Republic of Korea hosted the 55th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum on 16 to 18 June 2021. A wide range of issues were discussed at the Forum in response to a rapidly changing landscape where both data protection and safe use of data have become increasingly important in the digital economy, especially in the post Covid-19 recovery. For further details, see the 55th APPA Forum — Communiqué