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.

57th APPA Forum hosted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, China

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, China (PCPD) hosted the 57th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum virtually from July 12-13, 2022. The forum was attended by 19 APPA members from across the Asia Pacific region. Over the intensive two-day forum, members discussed a wide array of global privacy issues, regulatory experiences and enforcement challenges, particularly those arising from the use of emerging technologies, and shared their latest developments and insights, as well as introduced members’ latest publications and guidance materials. For details, see the 57th APPA Forum Communiqué.