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Sitecore, GDPR, China's Cyber Security Law (CSL) & Data Protection Regulation (CDPR)

China has had strong data protection regulation for a while and it only seems to be getting tighter in 2019.  Increasingly, clients running Sitecore as their digital CXM platform require multi-regional deployments, and deploying solutions in the APAC region usually tends to pose a challenge. A couple of years ago, it may have been easy enough to simply carve out some infrastructure local to China and direct all local language variant traffic to the instance. But this is no longer sufficient. China seems to have taken a lot of articles from GDPR and continues to add to them and make privacy law even from stringent. Sitecore has quite a few provisions OOTB for handling some of the GDPR articles and the other can be handled via either solution design, custom implementation or system architecture. Here is are some of the ToDos related to CSL, CDPR as they relate to GDPR. Compliance via solution design & custom implementation CSL & GDPR: Implement consent and