China releases draft measures related to cross border transfer of personal information

The Cyberspace Administration of China is seeking public comments on the draft Measures on Security Assessment of the Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information by 13 July 2019. The draft covers operators of critical information infrastructure and network operators (every business that operates a network infrastructure) in China. As per this draft, personal information collected by network operators and foreign entities can only be sent overseas after a security assessment by the provincial-level cyberspace administrative department and being granted permission by the government.