Privacy Library

Costa Rica

National Data Protection Authority - Other Government Agencies
The Inhabitants' Data Protection Agency (PRODHAB)
Privacy Law and Regulations
National-Federal Laws and Regulations
Protection of Persons Against the Processing of Personal Data, Law Nº 8968 (2011)
Executive Decree No. 40008-JP of July 19, 2016 amending the Regulations
Consolidated regulations including 2016 amendments
Constitution - Article 24
7975 - Ley de Información No Divulgada (Non Disclosure Law)
Protection for commercial and industrial secrets.
7425 - Ley que regula el registro, secuestro y examen de documentos privados e intervención de las comunicaciones (Law for the Register, Seizure and Examination of Private Documents and Tapping of Communications)
Pertains to police/judicial investigations, criminal prosecutions and proceedings.


A Look at New Trends: Data Privacy Laws in the Western Hemisphere (Latin America, Caribbean and Canada) Continue to Evolve (Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report; 06/12/2017)

Data Privacy Laws in the Western Hemisphere (Latin America, Caribbean and Canada) (Bloomberg BNA World Data Protection Report; June 2016)

Privacy in Latin America and the Caribbean (Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report; 4/28/2015)

Privacy in Latin America and the Caribbean (Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report; 4/14/2014)

Privacy in Latin America (Privacy & Security Law Report; 1/7/2013)

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