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Argentina GDPR-like Data Privacy Bill

February 21, 2017

As previously described in our blog post “Doing Business with Argentina Just got Easier“, change appears afoot in the land of silver’s data protection law, in order to keep pace with evolving digital technologies and global regulatory regimes. Whereas in December 2016 the Argentine Data Protection Agency (DPA) issued a report proposing changes to the national Data Protection Act (Act) after nearly a year of public consultation, this month the DPA released a draft bill to update the sixteen-year-old Act in line with many of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s new requirements taking effect in May 2018. … Continue reading Argentina GDPR-like Data Privacy Bill

Doing Business with Argentina Just got Easier

January 23, 2017

  Latin America Privacy Regimes: Nations at a Glance Last summer TRUSTe hosted its Privacy Risk Summit, which included a session on doing business in Latin America, and also issued a client advisory on the data protection laws of Latin America, available here. The note included information on the privacy frameworks of several different countries, including Argentina. As a review, Argentina employs a hybrid approach to its data protection framework, meaning that it combines constitutional protection with expansive data protection regulations. Its data protection law, which was passed in 2000, provides general protection for personal data stored in public or … Continue reading Doing Business with Argentina Just got Easier