Law On the Protection of Private Life. This law regulates financial institutions’ Ley Sobre la Proteccion de la Vida Privada. Document Type : Law. contenido de la Ley sobre protección de la vida privada, el contexto de su . scripts/obtienearchivo?id=recursoslegales///7/HLpdf. Personal data processing in the European Union is governed by the European Directive 95/46/EC of 24 October on the protection of.

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Since the Law for the ,ey of Private Life was passed innineteen bills aimed to modify it have been presented current to May The privacy law has never been applied to the media. This bill started its procedure at the Lower House on November 9, The same provisions are applicable to advertisements coming via regular mail, fax or telephone.

The Investigations Police leu 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.

United States Library of Congress. In November key, Law On May 28,Law A Country Report, The new law also provides that the “”right to forget”” the duration personal data 16928 be stored is reduced to five years key commercial debts and to zero years if the debt has been paid. The law contains a chapter dedicated to the use of financial, commercial and banking data, and specific rules addressing the use of information by government agencies.

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 first one modifies Law No. Chile is the first Latin American country to enact a data protection law. Such surveillance may be conducted in narcotics-related cases upon the issuance of a judicial order. The Constitution of the Republic of Chile of recognizes the right to privacy. On September another 196288 that modifies the Law for the Protection of Private Life was introduced.


The processing of personal data by a public body can only be performed in relation to matters of its responsibility specifically those included in Article 17 of this law, under the provisions of the rules.

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.

This information would include photos, fingerprints, physical characteristics and other information deemed useful for effective crime prevention. These communications must indicate an easy mechanism to avoid future similar distribution. These orders of apprehension were later revoked.

In Januaryformer dictator General 1928 Pinochet threatened to use “compromising information” from secret military intelligence files against those who were trying to keep him from becoming a Senator for Life, a position that would provide immunity from civil suits and public accountability for crimes that took place during his dictatorship. 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.

The workers allege that the order violated its right to privacy. In Decembera regulatory order [] provided that ministries that use electronic communications must keep records of all their communications for at least six years. The police organization had rejected the request even though they recognized the inaccuracy of the data.

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This bill establishes criminal sanctions for the illegitimate data processing by data controllers. In Aprila group of congressmen introduced a bill that prohibits information exchange agreements between public institutions and companies dedicated to the commercialization of commercial background, economic, financial and banking information.

In JanuaryLaw No. Date and hour of the information request, detail of the reasons by which the check was not accepted as a payment instrument.


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According to the agreement, the companies publish a 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.

As of May there is no further development.

Introduced to consideration on March 23, The decision joins those other two issued by the maximum Justice Court of Chile against the same public institution and for the same trial. On October 25, the Supreme Decree that partially modifies the Supreme Decree was enacted.

Two pending bills aim at reforming the Penal Code with respect to cybercrimes. 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.

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

Processed since April 11, Only databanks in the government must be registered. Chile’s transition to democratic rule in did not eliminate personal privacy violations by government agencies.

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Under this law, the collection of information by recording, wiretapping, or other secretive means, is prohibited. For example, no difference is made between “personal” and “sensitive” data, such as data revealing political opinions, religious beliefs, or health or sex 199628 and the law lacks control mechanisms aimed at sanctioning illegitimate data processing by data controllers. In Marcha bill 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 lwy.

In AugustDecree No.