“Guidelines for De-identification of personal data” was published under the
Joint leadership of the Korean government including the Office for Government Policy
Coordination, the Ministry of Interior, the Korea Communications Commission,
the Financial Services Commission, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, and
the Ministry of Health and Welfare to provide clear standards on de-identification of
personal data and scopes on utilizing de-identified data for the safe use of big data
within the current legal boundary of personal data protection.