Personal data protection in E-commerce transaction / Farah Shafinaz Izhar, Affiza Affundi and Mariam Ramli.

Izhar, Farah Shafinaz and Affundi, Affiza and Ramli, Mariam (2005) Personal data protection in E-commerce transaction / Farah Shafinaz Izhar, Affiza Affundi and Mariam Ramli. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Since the development of information technology accelerated further, the issue of protecting personal data in cyberspace is becoming a major concern, with the development of information technology. Electronic commerce transaction has been utilized by business organization to ensure the efficacy of business transaction for consumers. However, as there is no law on the protection of personal data in Malaysia, consumers' personal data may be misused by business organizations conducting ecommerce. Generally, consumers need to resort to using of certain technologies to ensure the protection of their personal data. However, it does not guarantee that their personal data is fully protected, unless the consumers know how to take advantage of it. The main aim of this thesis is to study the importance of protecting personal data and whether the current draft legislation is comprehensive enough to ensure its protection. Apart from that, this study compares between the laws and the international instruments as found in the United States and European Union. These laws will then be analyzed to determine whether or not they can be a model for our propose law. In order to produce this thesis, various sources including legal materials such as statutes, international conventions and instruments, case law, law journals and law reports have been referred to. Interviews have also been conducted with individual and academician that have expertise in this field. We would like to propose there should be a law that will fully protect the consumers1 personal data in order to ensure the healthy development of e-commerce.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Izhar, Farah ShafinazUNSPECIFIED
Affundi, AffizaUNSPECIFIED
Ramli, MariamUNSPECIFIED
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorOoi, Irwin (Dr.)UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Technology and law
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Civil law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 28435
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personal data, Protection, E-commerce transaction
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28435

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