EXIN Privacy & Data Protection Foundation based on PIPL

Gain specialized knowledge of China's Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL). This law impacts all organizations that process personal data in China. With this certification, you will be entirely on top of what needs to be done when handling personal data in China.

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Certification information

This PIPL certification equips you with the local knowledge of PIPL (中华人民共和国个人信息保护法) in China describing what the PIPL is and how to lawfully process and protect personal data. Furthermore, you will also be able to compare such principles with the GDPR, enabling you to gain further insights into data processing best practices if you process data in multiple markets.

Please note: While the core content of this is in Chinese, exam questions will be displayed in both English and Chinese.

The PIPL certification is ideal for those who need to know or stay updated on privacy and personal information protection as mandated by local law. More specifically, it is highly relevant for:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
  • Information Security Officers (ISOs)
  • Chief Data Officers (CDOs)
  • Compliance Officers
  • Lawyers and Legal Professionals

  • Basics of the Personal Information Protection Law
  • Processing of Personal Information
  • Ensuring Personal Information is Protected

Cheng Xiao
“Understanding and Application of Personal Information Protection Law”
China Legal Publishing House (September 2021)
ISBN: 9787521621297 (print)

Additional literature

The National People’s
Congress Website The Personal Information Protection
Law of the People’s Republic of China was passed at the 30th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress on August 20, 2021

Yang Heqing editor-in-chief
“Interpretation of the Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China”
Law Press (February 2022) ISBN: 9787519763367 (print)

Key Benefits

  • Draw comparisons with GDPR – Ideal for those who process data globally
  • Gain specialized knowledge of data processing rules required in China
  • Earn a recognized digital badge to showcase your achievement

Details & downloads

01 hour
Number of Questions:
40 (Multiple Choice)
Pass mark:
Open book:
Electronic equipment allowed:
ECTS Credits: