November 2016

New Regulations On International Transfers

The Dirección Nacional de Protección de Datos Personales (DNPDP) has issued a new regulation on international data transfers of personal information (Disposición DNPDP 60 – E/2016). Highlights include:

  • Provides Model Contracts for Controller to Controller transfers and Controller to Processor transfers
    • based on, but not identical to, the EU model contracts
  • Requires transfers not using the Contracts be approved by the DNPDP
    • must be submitted within 30 days
  • Exempts transfer to ‘adequate’ countries
    • member States of the EU and EEA, Switzerland, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Faroe Islands, Canada, Andorra, New Zealand, Uruguay, and Israel
    • the list will be periodically reviewed by the DNPDP
jbho: just an fyi, in case you do business in Argentina

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