- Abogados: Luis Burgueño
- Archivo PDF: 20170214_ComPDPMex_EN.pdf
February 14 th , 2017.
Dear clients and friends,
We hereby inform you that on January 26, 2017, the decree enacting the General Law on the Protection of Personal Data in possession of Responsible Parties (the "Law") was published in the Official Federal Gazette, and it entered into force on January 27, 2017.
It is important to mention that the scope of application of the Law is at the federal, state and municipal level, with respect only to authorities, entities, agencies and organizations within the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch and the Judicial Branch, as well as autonomous entities, political parties, trusts and public funds (jointly the "Responsible Parties").
The Law is not applicable to unions or any other entity or individual who receives and spends public funds or carries out acts of authority at the federal, state and municipal level, which will be governed by the laws applicable to protection of personal data held by private parties.
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