Paula Vargas, CIPM



Head of Privacy for Latin America

Paula Vargas is a lawyer specialized in Law & Technology, particularly focused on privacy, data protection and IP. She is a partner at MARyVA Law Firm and also works as a consultant on regulatory affairs for OTT companies. She earned a Masters in Law Degree at Berkeley University School of Law and a Master Degree on Data Protection at University of San Pablo CEU, Madrid.

Paula is certified as a specialist on Information Privacy Management (CIPM). She is currently acting as IAPP´s co-chair for Argentina´s chapter. Paula Vargas is a law professor; she is the Academic Coordinator of the Center for Technology and Society and of the Internet Law & ICTs Program, both at University of San Andrés. She also teaches "Technology Business" at University of Buenos Aires. Paula has written several papers and articles and has been a speaker at seminars and conferences on its field of expertise.


Contributions by Paula Vargas

  • Iberoamerican Standards For Personal Data and Balloon Surveillance
    Speaker at Buenos Aires KnowledgeNet: 17 August 2017
  • Privacy in Latin America: Field Guide to Cross-Border Data Transfers
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Amendment Process of the Data Protection Law: Tracks Proposed by the DNPDP
    Speaker at Buenos Aires KnowledgeNet: 18 August 2016
  • The New Directions of the DPA and the Bills Aiming to Amend the Data Protection Law
    Speaker at Buenos Aires KnowledgeNet: 1 June 2016
  • Protection of Personal Data: New Challenges for Argentina
    Speaker at Buenos Aires KnowledgeNet: 18 May 2016
  • International Transfers of Personal Data: Consequences of the Schrems case in Latin America
    Speaker at Buenos Aires, Argentina KnowledgeNet: October 20, 2015