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Argentina’s new mechanism to register data controllers and databases

The Agency of Access to Public Information, the governmental entity tasked with enforcing the Argentine Data Protection Law, recently issued Regulation 132/2018 aimed at establishing a new mechanism for the registration of data controllers and private and public databases. In the case of already registered data controllers and databases, the deadline to comply with re-registration is Feb. 28, 2019, for public databases, and Oct. 31, 2019, for private ones.

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Argentina publishes GDPR-style data protection bill

Argentina Argentina is on its way to modernise its data protection law. The President sent the data protection bill to Argentine’s Congress on 19 September. Argentina was declared as ‘adequate’ by the EU Commission under the EU DP Directive 1995, but Argentina’s current data protection law of 2000 is not fully aligned with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Argentina DPA issues new regulations

The Agency of Access to Public Information, the governmental entity tasked with enforcing the Argentine Data Protection Law, recently issued two regulations dealing with the privacy practices of public national agencies and budgetary conduct of the AAPI:

  • Administrative Decision 1274/2018 which created the Technical Administrative Directorate, and
  • Resolution 40/2018 approved a Template Privacy Policy for National Public Agencies.

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Argentina court decision clarifies the concept of sensitive data

The Federal Court of Appeals on Civil and Commercial Matters has expanded the country’s already robust data protections by ruling that the context in which data is gathered and processed matters when determining if it should be considered sensitive data.

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Argentina’s new data protection controlling authority

Since 2001, the National Directorate of Data Protection has been tasked with being the controlling authority of the Data Protection Law No. 25,326 . It also acts as the controlling authority of Law No. 26,951 , which regulates the national Do-Not-Call Registry.

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2018 global legislative predictions in privacy

Taking a look at the activities of 2017, it’s clear that the coming year will see lots of movement on the privacy front. This week’s Privacy Tracker legislative roundup consists of contributions from around the globe on expected and potential legislation. With more than 20 entries coming in from countries and regions spanning Argentina to Zimbabwe, hopefully we’ve hit on some important upcoming developments you should have on your radar.

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