Tag Archives: Mexico

Huge fine of nearly U.S. $2 million levied on Mexican bank after data breach

In early September, Mexico’s data protection authority, the National Transparency, Information Access and Data Protection Institute (INAI), issued a fine of 32 million pesos (U.S. $1.95 million) to Mexican bank Grupo Financiero Banorte after the bank neglected to notify its customers that it had suffered a data breach. The breach came about during an update … Continue Reading

Mexican Data Protection Authority Issues New Data Security Guidelines

The Mexican data protection authority, the Institute of Access to Information and Data Protection (the IFAI), has issued data security guidelines for businesses to ensure measures are implemented to comply with the data security provisions of the Mexican data protection law, the Federal Law on the Protection of Personal Data in the Possession of Private … Continue Reading

Latin America Update: Mexico’s new Privacy Notice Guidelines and Colombia’s first data protection laws

MEXICO: New Privacy Notice Guidelines were introduced April 17, 2013, specifying the format and contents of privacy notices required for the direct or automated collection of personal data. The Guidelines seek to enable data subjects to make free and informed choices, by ensuring that they are given information and an opportunity to consent and object … Continue Reading

Mexico’s Senate Passes Federal Law for Protection of Personal Data

This post was also written by Anthony Traymore. On April 27, 2010, the Mexican Senate passed Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares (the Federal Law for Protection of Personal Data (FLPPA)). President Felipe Calderon is expected to sign the FLPPA into law soon, and thereafter, the FLPPA will be … Continue Reading
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