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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¿Es privada la información personal en Chile?

In AugustDecree No. Joe Doe has requested the elimination of such registries due to their lack of accuracy. According to the agreement, the companies publish leg 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. The privacy law has never been applied to the media. In JanuaryLaw No.

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 cjile paid.

These communications must indicate an easy mechanism to avoid future similar distribution.

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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 in order to make a clarification. Introduced to consideration on March 23, In Aprilnine Congressmen introduced a bill similar to the one described above, that establishes a specific prohibition of the existence and use of historic registers.

The first one modifies Law No. Article 19 secures for all persons: On October 25, the Supreme Decree that partially modifies the Supreme Decree was enacted. Processed since April 11, The Investigations Police — a plainclothes civilian agency that functions in close collaboration with the International Criminal Police Organization Interpol and with the intelligence services of the army, navy, and air force — keeps records of all adult citizens and foreign residents and issues identification cards that must be carried at all times.


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 decision joins those other two issued by the maximum Justice Court of Chile against the same public institution and for the same trial.

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In these conditions it will not require the authorization of the data subject. The Constitution of the Republic of Chile of recognizes the right to privacy. In Novemberthe CCS adopted a good practices code for electronic commerce and trained their associated companies on issues related to personal data protection and customer rights on electronic transactions.

The same provisions are applicable to advertisements coming via regular mail, fax or telephone.

Chile entered in Leh into a bilateral association agreement with the European Union EUby which the two parties agree on cooperating in the increase of the level of data protection on each other’s sides. A privacy law sets penalties for those who infringe on the private and public life of individuals and their families.

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Date and hour of the information request, detail of the ely by which the check was not accepted as a payment instrument. Chile’s transition to democratic rule in did not eliminate personal privacy violations by government agencies. 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 started its procedure at the Lower House on November 9, The home may be invaded and private communications and documents intercepted, opened, or inspected only in cases and manners determined by law.


Inthe United Nations Human Rights Committee criticized the requirement that hospitals report all women who receive abortions.

cuile In Marcha bill that modifies Law Under this law, the collection of information by recording, wiretapping, or other secretive means, is prohibited.

The law was slightly amended in [] and modifies the Labor Code by providing that employers cannot condition hiring an employee on the lack of personal or economic debts. On September another bill that modifies the Law for the Protection of Private Life was introduced. Proyecto que Modifica la Ley Chile is the first Latin American country to enact a data protection law. In Marcha ly 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.

The Court chil Appeals of Santiago considered that the order was neither arbitrary nor illegal. 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 police organization had rejected the request even though they recognized the inaccuracy of the data.

Since the Law for the Protection of Private Life was passed innineteen bills aimed to modify it have been presented current to May Only databanks in the government must be registered. It also includes fines and damages for the unlawful denial of access and correction rights.