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Argentina

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The Argentine Criminal Code contains certain sanctions applicable specifically to actions connected with personal data, which were introduced in 2000 by the Data Protection Law.
In particular, Sections 117bis and 157bis of the Criminal Code punish with one month to three years of imprisonment those who: (i) illegally insert false information in a database; (ii) knowingly supply false information stored in a database to a third party, (iii) knowingly and illegally gain access to a database containing personal data in violation of its security systems; (vi) disclose personal data protected by duty of confidentiality pursuant to law; or (v) illegally insert data in a database.

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Diego Fernandez: Marval, O´Farrell & Mairal