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 November 11, 2015  Posted by  Non-U.S.

From Hunton & Williams:

In late October, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice (the “Ministry”) issued its revised Draft Bill for the Protection of Personal Data (“Draft Bill”). The Ministry released its preliminary draft in January 2015, and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP (“CIPL”) filed public comments to the draft on May 5, 2015.

Key changes to the new Draft Bill include:

  • Adding “legitimate interest” as a basis for processing non-sensitive personal information;
  • adding a risk-based approach by data controllers and processors in establishing “best practices standards”;
  • broadening the definition of “consent”;

Read more on Hunton & Williams Privacy & Information Security Law Blog.

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