On April 3, 2018, the Chilean Senate debated the data protection draft bill (source document in Spanish). The law, which would regulate private parties and government agencies, sets forth the following purposes: (i) to regulate the processing of personal data; (ii) to create a Personal Data Protection Agency in Chile; (iii) to create the National Registry of Compliance and Sanctions, administered by the Personal Data Protection Agency; (iv) to regulate liability of governmental agencies regarding personal data processing; and (v) to provide sanctions in the case of violations.

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