Art. 1 - This Law provides for the processing of personal data, including by digital means, by a natural person or a legalArt. 2 - The discipline of personal data protection is grounded on the following:Art. 3 - This Law applies to any processing operation carried out by a natural person or a legal entity of public orArt. 4 - This Law does not apply to the processing of personal data that:Art. 5 - For purposes of this Law, the following definitions apply:Art. 6 - Activities of processing of personal data shall be done in good faith and be subject to the following principles:
Section I - Requirements for the Processing of Personal DataArt. 7 - Processing of personal data shall only be carried out under the following circumstances:Art. 8 - The consent provided in Item I of Art. 7 of this Law shall be given in writing or by anotherArt. 9 - The data subject has the right to facilitated access to information concerning the processing of her/his data, which much beArt. 10 - Controller’s legitimate interest can only be grounds for processing personal data for legitimate purposes, based on particular situations, which include
Section II - Processing of Sensitive Personal DataArt. 11 - The processing of sensitive personal data shall only occur in the following situations:Art. 12 - anonymised data shall not be considered personal data, for purposes of this Law, except when the process of anonymisation toArt. 13 - When carrying out public health studies, research entities may have access to personal databases, which shall be processed exclusively within
Section III - Processing of Children and Adolescents’ Personal DataArt. 14 - The processing of personal data belonging to children and adolescents shall be done in their best interest, pursuant to this
Section IV - Termination of Data ProcessingArt. 15 - The processing of personal data shall be terminated under the following circumstances:Art. 16 - Personal data shall be deleted following the termination of their processing, within the scope and technical limits of the activities,
Art. 17 - All natural person is assured ownership of her/his personal data, with the fundamental rights of freedom, intimacy and privacy beingArt. 18 - The personal data subject has the right to obtain the following from the controller, regarding the data subject’s data beingArt. 19 - Confirmation of the existence of or access to personal data shall be provided by means of request by the dataArt. 20 - The data subject has the right to request review, by a natural person, of decisions taken solely on the basesArt. 21 - Personal data concerning the regular exercise of rights by the data subject cannot be used to her/his detriment.Art. 22 - The defence of the interests and rights of data subjects may be carried out in court, individually or collectively, as
Section I - RulesArt. 23 - Processing of personal data by legal entities of public law referred to in sole paragraph of Art. 1 of LawArt. 24 - Public companies and mixed-capital companies that operate in the competing market, subject to the provisions of Art. 173 of theArt. 25 - Data shall be kept in an interoperable format and structured for shared use intended for the execution of public policies,Art. 26 - The shared use of personal data by public authorities shall fulfill the specific purposes of execution of public policies andArt. 27 - Communication or shared use of personal data from a legal entity of public law to a legal entity of privateArt. 28 - (vetoed)Art. 29 - The national authority may request, at any time, that entities of the public authority carry out operations of processing ofArt. 30 - The national authority may establish complementary rules for communication or shared used of personal data activities.
Section II - AccountabilityArt. 31 - When there is an infringement of this Law as a result of personal data processing by public agencies, the nationalArt. 32 - The national authority may request agents of the public authorities to publish impact reports on protection of personal data and
Art. 33 - International transfer of personal data is only allowed in the followingArt. 34 - The level of data protection in the foreign country or international organisation referred to in Item I of the leadArt. 35 - The definition of the content of standard contractual clauses, as well as the verification of specific contractual clauses for aArt. 36 - Changes to guarantees presented as sufficient for compliance with the general principles of protection and of the data subject’s rights
Section I - Controller and ProcessorArt. 37 - The controller and the processor shall keep records of personal data processing operations carried out by them, especially when basedArt. 38 - The national authority may determine that the controller must prepare an impact report on protection of personal data, including sensitiveArt. 39 - The processor shall carry out the processing according to the instructions provided by the controller, which shall verify the obedienceArt. 40 - The national authority may provide standards of interoperability for purposes of portability, free access to data and security, as well
Section II - Data Protection OfficerArt. 41 - The controller shall appoint an officer to be in charge of processing personal data. §1 The identity and contact information
Section III - Liability and Loss CompensationArt. 42 - The controller or the processor that, as a result of carrying out their activity of processing personal data, cause material,Art. 43 - Processing agents shall only not be held liable when they prove that:Art. 44 - Processing of personal data shall be irregular when it does not obey the legislation or when it does not provideArt. 45 - When there is violation of data subject’s right in the scope of consumer relations, the rules of liability provided in
Section I - Security and Secrecy of DataArt. 46 - Processing agents shall adopt security, technical and administrative measures able to protect personal data from unauthorised accesses and accidental orArt. 47 - Processing agents or any other person that intervenes in one of the processing phases undertake to ensure the security ofArt. 48 - The controller must communicate to the national authority and to the data subject the occurrence of a security incident thatArt. 49 - The systems used for processing personal data shall be structured in order to meet the security requirements, standards of good
Section II - Good Practice and GovernanceArt. 50 - Controllers and processors, within the scope of their competences, concerning processing of personal data, individually or in associations, may formulateArt. 51 - The national authority shall encourage the adoption of technical standards that facilitate data subjects’ control of their personal data.
Section I - Administrative SanctionsArt. 52 - Data processing agents that commit infractions of the rules provided in this Law are subject to the following administrative sanctions,Art. 53 - The national authority shall define the methodologies that will be used for the calculation of the base value for fines,Art. 54 - The amount of daily fines applied to infractions of this Law shall be subject to the severity of the infraction
Section I - The National Authority for Protection of Data (“ANPD”)Art. 55 - (vetoed)Art. 56 - (vetoed)Art. 57 - (vetoed)
Section II - The National Board for the Protection of Personal Data and PrivacyArt. 58 - (vetoed)Art. 59 - (vetoed)
Art. 60 - Law No. 12,965, of April 23, 2014 (the “Brazilian Internet Law”), shall henceforth contain the following alterations: “Art. 7 …Art. 61 - The foreign company shall be notified and summonsed of all procedural acts provided in this Law, irrespective of power ofArt. 62 - The national authority and the Anísio Teixeira National Institute for Educational Studies and Research (Inep), within the scope of theirArt. 63 - The national authority shall establish rules on the progressive suitability of databases established up to the date this Law comesArt. 64 - The rights and principles expressed in this Law do not exclude others provided in the Brazilian legal system related toArt. 65 - This Law shall come into force eighteen (18) months following its official publication.
The discipline of personal data protection is grounded on the following:
I – respect for privacy;
II – informed self-determination;
III – freedom of expression, information, communication and opinion;
IV – inviolability of intimacy, honour and image;
V – economic and technological development and innovation;
VI – free enterprise, free competition and consumer defence;
VII – human rights, free development of personality, dignity and exercise of citizenship by natural persons.