International data transfers under Colombia's Law 1581 of
2012 are allowed whenever (i) the data is transferred to third
parties operating under adequate regulatory protection; (ii) the
transfer is performed under consent of the data holder or any other
legal exception allowing data transfer.
A Declaration of Conformity is the authorization granted by the
Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (DPA) to a data
controller. It allows a specific data transfer with a prior
assessment of the level of protection of the recipient country.
When considering a Declaration of Conformity for an
international data transfer, the DPA will request the following
aspects about the recipient country. These must be addressed when
requesting a Declaration of Conformity.
Data protection regulations
Principles, rights and duties of data holders, controllers and
Mechanisms to enforce rights
Documents specifying that the relevant regulator is monitoring
Identification of the controllers involved in the data
Description of the process to execute the data transfer
Purpose of the data transfer
Description of the data to be transferred
Proof that the recipient country meets an adequate level of
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