On July 14, INAI issued the Guide for the Secure Deletion of Personal Data (source document in Spanish), which provides methods for the effective deletion of personal data from documents, files, or devices in the public and private sectors. The Guide advises data controllers on legal criteria and best practices for safe destruction, removal, and deletion of such information.

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