Privacy Counsel

BangkokLINE Company ThailandCorporateLegalFull-time

Department: Legal

Team: Privacy


LINE is committed to user privacy and compliance with data protection regulations. This position will be involved from the early service planning stages to oversee how user data is to be processed throughout the service provision and ensure that our data management practice complies with data protection regulations, and the company’s data policy. 


Knowledge of privacy and personal data protection is mandatory for this position. Furthermore, to be capable of fulfilling the relevant roles and responsibilities, a candidate needs to have basic IT understanding.


This position will cooperate with security, legal, planning, government relations, public relations, customer care, and engineering departments. The successful candidate will learn how to provide a reliable LINE service by designing user-facing UX flows and applying security technologies.



  • Provide legal consultation regarding privacy and personal data protection
  • Perform privacy impact assessment to ensure that LINE services and campaigns are in compliance with the local personal data protection regulations as well as internal policy
  • Engage in service design review and provide privacy-friendly suggestions to protect LINE users’ personal data
  • Prepare and maintain up-to-date LINE’s privacy policies in collaboration with local stakeholders and global teams
  • Co-work with local stakeholders and global teams to deal with privacy and data protection issues
  • Process in compliance with local regulations and internal policies regarding personal data-related inquiries from the governments and users
  • Provide relevant teams with up-to-date privacy regulation and enforcement landscape
  • Represent LINE in case of disputes relating to personal data
  • Provide security and privacy awareness training to employees


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in law
  • 3+ years of legal practice in law firms, government agencies, and/or in-house legal team
  • Work experience in privacy and data protection
  • Familiarity with Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
  • Basic understanding of internet, instant messengers, web/mobile services, encryption technology and other technologies
  • Team-oriented mindset and the ability to communicate with teams from different countries/departments
  • Good organization skills and the ability to manage and execute multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a timely manner
  • Experience or ability to adapt to working in a fast-paced environment
  • High proficiency in English, both verbal and written


Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other privacy regulations around the world
  • Understanding of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and its practices
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on various topics from complex matters to daily routine tasks
  • Japanese or Korean language skills



LINE Thailand Head Office, Gaysorn Tower, Bangkok

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