On November 16, 2016, the Personal Data Protection National Directorate (Dirección Nacional de Protección de Datos Personales or "DNPDP") issued new rules (source document in Spanish) for international transfers of personal data. The new regulation contains an official model for international data transfer agreements. Should parties wish to enter into agreements different from the model, these agreements must be approved by the DNPDP. The new rules also list the countries offering adequate levels of protection for the transfer of personal data.
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