Privacy legislation in Sri Lanka

October 6, 2022

Did you know?
Sri Lanka was the first South Asian country to adopt comprehensive privacy legislation. The law is modeled after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU and imposes a great deal of responsibility on data controllers.

For more information, read this article from WilmerHale, with highlights from the law and considerations companies should prepare for as the law gradually takes effect in early 2023.

ToBeShore sees this as very positive as Sri Lanka will have the same type of legislation as we have in the EU with GDPR.