Article 40

Critical information infrastructure operators and personal information processors whose processing of personal information reaches the number prescribed by the State cyberspace administration shall store the personal information collected and generated within the territory of the People’s Republic of China within the territory of China. If it is indeed necessary to provide such information and data to overseas parties, it shall be subject to the security assessment organized by the State cyberspace administration; if laws, administrative regulations, or the provisions of the State cyberspace administration provide that the security assessment is not required, such provisions shall prevail.