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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Chile entered in October into a bilateral association agreement with lsy 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 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.
Privacy Protection Law
On May 28,Law In 19682a bill that modifies Law This bill establishes criminal sanctions for the illegitimate data processing by data controllers. These orders of apprehension were later revoked. On October 25, the Supreme Decree that partially modifies the Supreme Decree was enacted.
Under this law, the collection of information by recording, wiretapping, or other secretive means, is prohibited. The same provisions are applicable to advertisements coming via regular mail, fax or telephone. A privacy law sets penalties for those who infringe on the private and public life of individuals and their families.
In AugustDecree No. Chile is the first Latin American country to enact a data protection law. It also includes fines and damages for the unlawful denial of access and correction rights.
These communications must indicate an easy mechanism to avoid future similar distribution. 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. Inthe United Nations Human Rights Committee criticized the requirement that hospitals report all women who receive abortions.
A Country Report, The home may be invaded and private communications and documents intercepted, opened, or inspected only in cases and manners determined by law. In these conditions it will not require the authorization of the data subject. Joe Doe has requested the key of such registries due to their lack of accuracy. In NovemberLaw 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.
The processing of personal data by a public body can only be performed lry relation to matters of its responsibility specifically those included in Article 17 of this law, under the provisions of the rules. In the Supreme Decree was passed.
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This information would include photos, fingerprints, physical characteristics and other information deemed useful for effective crime prevention. 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.
The workers allege that the order violated its right to privacy. Such surveillance may be conducted in narcotics-related cases upon the issuance of a judicial order. In JanuaryLaw No. In Decembera regulatory order  provided that ministries that use electronic communications must keep records of all their communications for at least six years.
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.
Chile’s transition to democratic rule in did not eliminate personal privacy violations by government agencies. 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.
The law has been criticized for certain ambiguities in its language, such as for the concept of “public access source” and “sensitive personal data. As of May there is no further development. The first one modifies Law No. Proyecto que Modifica la Ley 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 — keeps records of all adult citizens and foreign residents and issues identification cards that must be carried at all times.
The privacy law has never been applied to the media. The decision joins those other two issued by the maximum Justice Court of Chile against the same public institution and for the same trial. Since the Law for the Protection of Private Life was passed innineteen bills aimed to modify it have been presented current to May 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.
Processed since April 11, 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.
Two pending bills aim at reforming the Penal Code with respect to cybercrimes. The TGR states that under Decision 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. On September another bill that modifies the Law for the Protection of Private Life was introduced.
Introduced to consideration on March 23, United States Library of Congress.
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.
The Supreme Court revokes the decision of the Appeals Court of Temuco that rejected the remedy of deduced protection against the Ly Treasury of the Republic.
The Court of Appeals of Santiago considered that the order was neither arbitrary nor illegal. The police organization had rejected the request even though they recognized the inaccuracy of the data.
The case was based on the abuse 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.
Article 19 secures for all persons: 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 credit.