Law On the Protection of Private Life. This law Ley Sobre la Proteccion de la Vida Privada General Secretariat of the Presidency in Chile. Amends Law Nº 19,, On Protection Of Private Life. Original Language Title: MODIFICA LA LEY Nº , SOBRE PROTECCION DE LA VIDA PRIVADA. Download “Ley , Sobre protección de [ ]” (41 K) Preview External identifier: LEY Content type Organisation / State of judicial body: Chile.

Author: Tygora Met
Country: Belarus
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 19 June 2005
Pages: 80
PDF File Size: 14.95 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.30 Mb
ISBN: 941-9-99489-615-2
Downloads: 88586
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nikomuro

Two pending bills aim at reforming the Penal Code with respect to cybercrimes. This cyile started its procedure at the Lower House on November 9, Chile’s transition to democratic rule in did not eliminate personal privacy violations by government agencies.

Chile entered in October into a bilateral association agreement with the European Union EUby which the two parties agree on cooperating in the increase of the level of data protection on each other’s sides.

The Court of Appeals of Santiago considered that the order chilf neither arbitrary nor illegal.

As of May there is no further development. Such surveillance may be conducted in narcotics-related cases upon the issuance of a judicial order. The case was based on the cchile of the dominant position of the CCS in the market of credit information based on the fees that debtors have to pay to the CCS in order to make a clarification.

A Country Report, The privacy law has never been applied to the media. The TGR states that under Decision The Supreme Court revokes the decision of the Appeals Court of Temuco that rejected the remedy of deduced protection against the General Treasury of the Republic.

Processed since April 11, This information would include photos, fingerprints, physical characteristics and other information deemed useful for effective crime prevention. In Januaryformer dictator General Augusto 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.


In child conditions it will not require the authorization of the data subject.

The Constitution of the Republic of Chile of recognizes the right to privacy. 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 chilf information.

Metadata of the document in the Legal Tools Database:

In AugustDecree No. 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. Date and hour of the information request, detail of the reasons by which the check was not accepted as a payment instrument. On October 25, the Supreme Decree that partially modifies the Supreme Decree was enacted. 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.

A privacy law sets penalties for those who infringe on the private and public life of individuals and chilw families.

Since the Law for the Protection of Private Life was passed innineteen bills aimed to modify it have been presented chioe to May Chile is the first Latin American country to enact a data protection law. On May 28,196228 The Investigations Police — 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 chkle keeps records of all adult citizens and foreign residents and issues identification cards that must be carried at all times.

In Marcha bill that modifies Law In Novemberthe CCS adopted a good practices code for electronic commerce and trained their associated companies on issues related to personal data protection and customer rights on electronic transactions.

ICC – Legal Tools record: Ley , Sobre protección de la vida privada

The police organization had rejected the request even though they recognized the inaccuracy of the data. This bill establishes criminal sanctions for the illegitimate data processing by data controllers.

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. Under this law, the collection of information by recording, wiretapping, or other secretive means, is prohibited. Introduced to consideration on March 23, Inthe United Nations Human Rights Committee criticized the requirement that hospitals report all women who receive abortions.


ley 19628 chile pdf file

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 law has been criticized for certain ambiguities in its language, such as for the concept of “public access source” and “sensitive personal data. Joe Doe has requested the elimination of such registries due to their lack of accuracy. It also includes fines and damages for the unlawful denial of access and correction rights.

¿Es privada la información personal en Chile?

Only databanks in the government must be registered. The home may be invaded and private communications and documents intercepted, opened, or inspected only in cases and manners determined by law. 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 new law also provides that the “”right to forget”” the duration personal data can be stored is reduced to five years for commercial debts and to zero years if the debt has been paid. The workers allege that the order violated its right to privacy. The decision joins those other two issued by the maximum Justice Court of Chile against the same public institution and for the same trial. These orders of apprehension were later revoked. For example, no difference is made between “personal” and “sensitive” data, such as data revealing political opinions, religious beliefs, or health or sex life; and the law lacks control mechanisms aimed at sanctioning illegitimate data processing by data controllers.

In JanuaryLaw No.