On April 17, 2013, Mexico's new Privacy Notice Guidelines will go into effect. The Guidelines impose extensive requirements for furnishing adequate data privacy notices and obtaining consent before personal data is collected directly from a person or electronically via "cookies," "web beacons" or other automated means. The Guidelines are mandatory and particularly important to employers that regularly collect, process, and/or transfer personal data about employees or job applicants, and to companies operating or advertising in Mexico that use media technology that automatically collects personal data online. To learn more about the Guidelines, please see Littler's ASAP, Mexico's New Privacy Notice Guidelines Require Immediate Action, by Javiera Medina Reza and Eduardo Osornio Garcia.
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