Latin America


Latin America Topic Page

On this topic page, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy in Latin America. The IAPP Resource Center also includes a “Brazil” topic page.

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Additional News and Resources

Argentina’s AAIP helps create personal data protection guide

Access to credit risk data: The scope of automated decision-making in Chile’s draft law

Argentina’s AAIP creates AI transparency and protection of personal data program

Argentina issues recommendations for reliable AI

Ecuador’s PDPL: Challenges before entry into force

Chile’s Chamber of Deputies approves personal data processing rules

Privacy Around the Globe: Argentina

Argentina: Draft bill on personal data protection

Information Security Standards for the main regulated sectors in Brazil

FinTech in Costa Rica: The regulatory landscape and privacy as a priority

Ransomware attacks lead to national emergency in Costa Rica

Russian ransomware group claims to publish Costa Rican government data on dark web

Surveillance Tech in Latin America: Made Abroad, Deployed at Home

Colombian DPA institutes alternative dispute resolution mechanism

El Salvador passes Personal Data Protection Law

Ecuador’s draft data protection bill

Peru publishes 2020 activity report

Updates to Argentina’s health privacy laws

Colombian DPA ratifies order for Uber to improve security measures

Colombian DPA fines bank 269M pesos

COVID-19-related health data exposed in Argentina

Latin America’s open data risks

Peru: Employers can process sensitive data without consent for now

Assessing the Right to Personal Data Portability in Mexico

Argentina and Uruguay publish ‘Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines’

CPLT advocates for Chilean data protection law

Argentina’s DPA publishes annual report

What are privacy pros grappling with in Brazil, Mexico?

The Privacy Advisor Podcast: A look at privacy in Mexico and Brazil

Obtaining adequacy standing for Colombia

Personal data protection is a constitutional right in Chile

GDPR matchup: Mexico’s Federal Data Protection Law Held by Private Parties and its Regulations

Mexico’s new public-sector data protection law