What You Should Know About Data Protection In Mexico

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 1:02 PM ET) -- The “Mexican Federal Law on the Protection of Personal Data in the Possession of Private Parties” was enacted on July 5, 2010, in order to guarantee an individual’s constitutional right to privacy as well as a right to access, correct, cancel, and challenge the use of such information. The law applies to all private parties processing personal data, except credit bureaus and those who process such data for personal purposes.

According to the privacy law, the consent of the individual (“data owner”) must be obtained prior...
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