The deadline to comply with the National Database Registry ("NDR") before the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce ("SIC") is close to be expired, remember this date: June 30, 2017. If your company corresponds to an entity of private nature, a non-profit organization, among others, subject to registry before the Chamber of Commerce or a partially state owned entity (also known as mixed public-private company), and you act as a Controller of the processing of personal data, then you are obliged to comply with the NDR. (SIC´s instructions issued on November 2015; Decree 1759 of 2016)

The come into force of the NDR implies that personal data Controllers will have to submit before SIC, through the web platform created for such end, information related to the processing of the databases. The NDR does not require from the Controller the submission of databases.

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