Privacy Awareness Week

Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an initiative started by APPA back in 2006. Since then, it has been held every year to promote and raise awareness for numerous privacy issues and the importance of protecting personal information. As a part of PAW, members hold a variety of different events and undertake various activities for individuals, businesses and government organisations.

This year, PAW will occur at different times in different jurisdiction. Most members will continuing to celebrate PAW in May.

To see when your country will be celebrating PAW and to see the different initiatives that will be occurring in your country, contact your local privacy and data protection authority. You can find their PAW information below.

Posters: For Privacy Awareness Week 2024, the Personal Data Protection Bureau (PDPB) in Macao prepared a set of promotional posters and videos on the theme of “Privacy and technology: Improving transparency, accountability, and security.” You can access the posters in three languages: Chinese, English and Portuguese, in JPG and PDF here.