Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance (PSSVFO)

Computer and Telecommunications Law Review has published Gabriela Kennedy’s article on a statement issued by the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner (PC) setting out advice on the collection of personal data by Stored Value Facilities (SVF) operators, as the first five stored value facility licenses were granted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) under the

Greater scrutiny of financial institutions and contactless credit card payments is now the norm against the backdrop of increasing cybersecurity threats. While financial institutions are clearly subject to stringent regulations on their handling of customer data and money and security obligations, there was no control over new entrants to this market, whose main sphere of