Region: Ecuador

New Ecuador data protection law takes effect, but much work remains

Ecuador’s GDPR-style data privacy law has come into force, but companies still have a two-year enforcement grace period as the country’s government looks to build a data protection authority from scratch.

26 May 2021

Ecuador pushes privacy law following major breach

Ecuadorian legislators have fast-tracked the country’s first data protection law following a data breach that affected almost the entire population.

23 September 2019

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