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Yes, under the principle of legality, the formation of a database will be lawful if the database is properly registered.
According to the Regulation the registration of databases must be done under specific criteria, established in separate regulations, such as:
- Identification of the database and of the data controller;
- The nature of personal data it contains;
- Procedures for obtaining and processing the data;
- Security measures and technical description of the database;
- Protection of personal data and exercise of privacy rights;
- Destination of the data, and to whom the data may be transmitted;
- Duration of data retention; and
- Form and conditions under which people can gain access to data related to them and have the data corrected or updated.
Should these requirements be not met; administrative sanctions provided for in the Data Protection Act may be applied.

Provided By:
Martin Pesce, Ferrere Abogados