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Law On the Protection of Private Life. This law Ley Sobre la Proteccion de la Vida Privada General Secretariat of the Presidency in Chile. Amends Law Nº 19,, On Protection Of Private Life. Original Language Title: MODIFICA LA LEY Nº , SOBRE PROTECCION DE LA VIDA PRIVADA. Download “Ley , Sobre protección de [ ]” (41 K) Preview External identifier: LEY Content type Organisation / State of judicial body: Chile.

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Article 19 secures for all persons: The workers allege that the order violated its right to privacy. This bill started its procedure at the Lower House on November 9, In Marcha bill was introduced that requires banks and other financial institutions to provide a written answer to their clients explaining the reasons for denial of a request of credit. Two pending bills aim at reforming the Penal Code with respect 119628 cybercrimes.

EPIC Privacy and Human Rights Report – Republic of Chile

The law has been criticized for certain ambiguities in its language, such as for the concept of “public access source” and “sensitive personal data. United States Library of Congress. Processed since April 11, A Country Report, The privacy law has never been applied to the media. It also includes fines and damages for the unlawful denial pey access and chi,e rights. In JanuaryLaw No. In Octoberwithin the framework of an investigation on governmental irregularities, Judge Gloria Ana Chevesich order to seizure e-mails sent and received between and by more than government officials.

The law establishes that contracts and agreements entered into through the use of electronic signatures shall be equally valid and effective as those executed on paper. This bill establishes criminal sanctions for the illegitimate data processing by data controllers.


In Aprila group of congressmen introduced a bill that prohibits information exchange agreements between public institutions and companies dedicated to the commercialization of commercial background, economic, financial and banking information.

Date and hour of the information request, detail of the reasons by which the check was not accepted as a payment instrument. For example, no difference is made between “personal” and “sensitive” data, such as data revealing political opinions, religious beliefs, or health or sex life; and the law lacks control mechanisms aimed at sanctioning illegitimate data processing by data controllers.

The law was slightly amended in [] and modifies the Cgile Code by providing that employers cannot condition hiring an employee on the lack of personal or economic debts. As of May there is no further development. In Lyea bill that modifies Law In AugustDecree No.

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The decision joins those other two issued by the maximum Justice Court of Chile against the same public institution and for the same trial. The police organization had key the request even though they recognized the inaccuracy of the data. According to the agreement, the companies publish a list of debtors who in the last three years have fiscal debts and have not approached the institution to express their willingness to sign a payment agreement.

Proyecto que Modifica la Ley The same provisions are applicable to advertisements coming via regular mail, fax or telephone.

The processing of personal data by a public body can only be performed in relation to matters of its responsibility specifically those included in Article 17 of this law, under the provisions of the rules. Chile entered in October into a bilateral association agreement with the European Union Lsyby which the two parties agree on cooperating chilw the increase of the level of data protection on each other’s sides.

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The case was based on the abuse of the dominant position of the CCS in the market of credit information based on the fees that debtors have to pay to the CCS 196628 order to make a clarification. The Supreme Court revokes the decision of the Appeals Court of Temuco that rejected the remedy of deduced protection against the General Treasury of the Republic.


The first one modifies Law No. Only databanks in the government must be registered.

This information would include photos, fingerprints, physical characteristics and other information deemed useful for effective crime prevention. The new law also provides that the “”right to forget”” the duration personal data can be stored is reduced to five years for commercial debts and to zero years if the debt has been paid.

On September another bill that modifies the Law for the Protection of Private Life was introduced. In these conditions it will not require the authorization of the data subject.

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In Aprilnine Congressmen introduced a bill similar to the one described chlle, that establishes a specific prohibition of the existence and use of historic registers. The law contains chils chapter dedicated to the use of financial, commercial and banking data, and specific rules addressing the use of information by government agencies.

Joe Doe has requested the elimination of such registries due to their lack of accuracy. The TGR states that under Decision In Decembera regulatory order [] provided that ministries that use electronic communications must keep records of all their communications for at least six years. Chile’s transition to democratic rule in did not eliminate personal privacy violations by government agencies.