Brazil’s General Law for the Protection of Personal Data


Joining the global trend originating in Europe with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Brazil recently enacted its own omnibus law governing the use of personal data, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), or General Law for the Protection of Privacy. Similar to the EU’s GDPR and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), LGPD is intended to regulate the processing of personal data. The stated purpose of the law is to protect “the fundamental rights of freedom and privacy and the free development of the personality of the natural person.” Read More


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