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Outline of the Newly Enacted Data Protection Law

PRIVACY LAW—COLOMBIA

July 17, 2013

Pablo Palazzi of the Argentine law firm Allende & Brea offers an overview of the Colombian data protection law in this Privacy Tracker blog post. With new definitions of sensitive data, public data and privacy notice, and requirements for privacy policies and children’s data, among others, the law “followed closely the European regulatory model on data protection matters,” Palazzi writes. Colombia joins Argentina, Mexico, Uruguay, Peru, Costa Rica and Nicaragua in Latin American countries whose regulations have followed the EU model. (IAPP member login required.)
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