Intellectual Property

Argentina – New regulation on data transfers

The Argentina data Protection Agency (DPA) has issues a new regulation on international transfers of personal data (DNPDP Disposition 60 - E/2016). Under the new regulation the DPA has:

- Approved a model form for international transfers to a data controller and also another form for transfer to a data processor (for rendering services).

- The model is party based in the EU model with some changes.

- If the data controller is using a different model, then he needs to file its agreement with the DPA for approval within 30 days.

- The new regulation list countries that are considered adequate (those recognized as adequate by the EU).

For further information on this topic please contact Pablo A. Palazzi