Recently, the National Consumer Service (Sernac) issued two guidelines with relevant provisions regarding the processing of personal data. I Interpretative Guideline on fairness criteria contained in standard form agreements referring to the collection and processing of personal data. Sernac proposed the control and supervision of the clauses and stipulations contained in standard form agreements normally…

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A bill that substantially amends the Data Protection Act No. 19,628 is currently being reviewed and processed in the Senate. The Senate Constitution Committee consolidated into one single text two bills amending the data protection act: the Motion submitted by Senators Harboe, Araya, De Urresti, Espina and Larraín, along with the Message from the former…

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On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Chilean President sent a bill (the “Bill”) to the Senate that significantly amends law No. 19,628 on Protection of Private Life. The Bill seeks, among other things, to increase protection of privacy in order to fulfill international standards in matters of personal data processing, to meet the guidelines of…

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