Tag Archives: Mexico

APEC Privacy Update – Beijing Meetings

On August 6-10, 2014, the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and the Electronic Commerce Steering Group met in Beijing to focus on the further implementation of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system and related work relevant to cross-border interoperability. The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and Williams participated as part of the U.S. delegation and provides highlights in this blog entry.… Continue Reading

Mexico Issues Data Security Guidelines

As reported by Bloomberg BNA, the Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection recently issued data security guidelines that implement the security provisions of the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data Held by Private Parties (Reglamento de la Ley Federal de Proteccion de Datos Personales en Posesion de los Particulares).… Continue Reading

Mexico Issues Cookie and Web Beacon Rules and Privacy Notice Requirements

On January 17, 2013, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy published its Lineamientos del Aviso de Privacidad, which it prepared in collaboration with the Mexican data protection authority. The Guidelines introduce heightened notice and opt-out requirements for the use of cookies, web beacons and similar technology, and will take effect in mid-April.… Continue Reading

2012 IAPP Global Privacy Summit

Hunton & Williams privacy professionals will be featured speakers at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., this week.… Continue Reading

Live from Mexico City: Implementing Accountability in the Marketplace

On November 1, 2011, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership released a discussion document that provides a comprehensive summary of the Centre’s third year of work with the Accountability Project. The document examines the requirements and benefits of accountability, as well as when and how accountability may be recognized.… Continue Reading

Mexico to Issue First Phase of Privacy Regulations in April

Data protection regulations implementing certain provisions of the new Mexican private sector data protection law are expected to be issued the week of April 11, 2011, by the Mexican Ministry of Economy and Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection. … Continue Reading

Mexico’s Data Protection Law Now in Effect

On July 6, 2010, Mexico’s Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de los Particulares came into force.  As we previously reported, on April 27, 2010, the Mexican Senate unanimously approved this landmark federal data protection law governing the collection, processing and disclosure of personal data by the private sector.  Pursuant to the … Continue Reading

Mexican Senate Approves Data Protection Bill

The Mexican Senate has unanimously approved a landmark data protection law governing information use in the private sector, la Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en posesión de los particulares. … Continue Reading