The real estate rental and sale industry has become an area of high incidence of consumer personal information.
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, 18 Nov (Reporter Zhao Wenjun) Yang Hongcan, director of the Law Enforcement and Inspection Bureau of the State Administration of Market Supervision, said on the 18th that from the investigation and handling of cases, Real estate rental and sale, decoration, education and training have become the three high incidence areas of infringing consumers' personal information violations, among which the number of cases and the number of information involved in the real estate rental and sale industry are in the first place.
On the 18th, the State Administration of Market Supervision held a special press conference on special law enforcement actions to crack down on violations of consumers' personal information. Yang Hongcan said that market regulators have carried out special law enforcement actions to "guard consumption" in 2019. From April to September this year, special law enforcement actions were carried out in industries and areas such as real estate rental and sale, education and training, insurance brokers, beauty and fitness, decoration and decoration, which have outstanding violations of consumers' personal information.
Judging from the investigation and handling of cases, the most prominent illegal act is the illegal act of collecting and using consumer personal information without the consent of consumers, and a total of 710 illegal cases have been investigated and dealt with, with 2.763 million articles of information involved and a fine of 10.063 million yuan.
"the Law on the Protection of consumers' Rights and interests clearly stipulates that consumers' personal information shall be protected in accordance with the law." Yang Hongcan said: special law enforcement actions will focus on collecting and using consumer personal information without the consent of consumers; disclosing, selling, or illegally providing consumer personal information to others; Without the consent or request of the consumer, or if the consumer expressly refuses to do so, he shall send him or her a commercial message and other illegal acts.
According to statistics, during the operation, market regulatory departments throughout the country put on file a total of 1474 cases of infringement of consumers' personal information, seized 3.692 million articles of information involved, and fined 19.464 million yuan. It transferred 154 cases to public security organs, organized 4225 law enforcement links, conducted 3536 administrative interviews, and carried out 10653 publicity activities.