June 1, 2020 / Privacy and Personal Data Protection
On June 24, the “Reglas de Operación del Registro de Esquemas de Mejores Prácticas” (Operation Rules of the Best Practice Scheme Record) were approved through an agreement in the Federal Official Gazzette (FOG) in order to organize, administrate, manage, facilitate the access, and spread general interest information regarding:
- The rules to adapt the regulations on personal data protection matters referred to in the Guidelines, Chapter IV;
- The management systems validated by the Institute, which are referred to in the Guidelines, Chapter V;
- The accreditation entities authorized by the Ministry to approve certification bodies in personal data protection matters in terms of the Guidelines, Section II, Chapter VI;
- The accredited certification bodies to grant certifications in personal data protection matters in terms of the Guidelines, Section III, Chapter VI; and
- The certifications issued by the certification bodies referred to in the section above.
The “Operation Rules of the Best Practice Scheme Record” were approved according to the “Guidelines for Best Practices in Personal Data Protection Matters of the Public Sector” issued by INAI on September 11, 2019 and which purpose is to define the rules and criteria for the acknowledgement and validation of the best practice schemes, both by the Institute and the Bodies Guarantors in personal data protection matters.
In addition, the “Guidelines for Best Practices in Personal Data Protection Matters of the Public Sector” were issued pursuant to the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Liable Controllers (Ley Federal de Protección de Datos Personales en Posesión de Sujetos Obligados), such law specifically regulates (individually or according to other people liable, managers, or organizations) the development and adoption of best practice schemes having as purpose to increase the protection level of the personal data.
You can consult the Agreement published in the Federal Oficial Gazzette (FOG) on the following link: