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Personal Data Protection Act 25.326 – Argentina

Argentina’s PDPA protects the rights of individuals when it comes to processing personal data, with specific provisions around credit information and marketing.

Are you subject to Argentina’s PDPA?

Argentina’s PDPA applies to businesses and persons public or private. The law also applies to processing personal data in data files, registers, databases, or databanks to provide reports.

Obligations under Argentina’s PDPA

Organizational privacy requirements

Organizations must register private or public databases with the Argentinean DNPDP, including information on the persons responsible for the database with the indication of the hierarchical instrumentality of the organization and the person responsible for responding to individual rights. Organizations shall have contracts in place with data processors.

Individual rights

Argentina’s PDPA includes data subject rights such as information access, correction, deletion of personal information, and the right to object to solely automated decisions, including judicial or administrative acts.

Consent & transparency

Enable data subjects to provide their free, informed, and expressed consent to processing in a way that clearly demonstrates their intention. Inform individuals in a clear, precise, and easily accessible form about processing their personal information and who is processing it.


The law requires companies to adopt technologies such as encryption to protect personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, destruction, and misuse.


Global Privacy Benchmarks Report

This survey report provides a 360° view of how enterprises manage data protection and privacy. Feedback came from senior leadership inside the privacy office and privacy team members.


The information provided does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice. Instead, all information, content, and materials presented are for general informational purposes only.

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