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The URCDP may take punitive measures in response to violations of the Data Protection Law. These measures include, depending on the nature of the offense:
- Notice of violation;
- Warning;
- Fine amounting to no more than 500,000 indexed units (approximately USD 65,000);
- Suspension of the database in question for 5 days; and
- Closing of the database.
URCDP resolution 105/2015 (Versions of said resolution in Spanish are available at the following link: https://www.datospersonales.gub.uy/wps/wcm/connect/urcdp/2455e556-c782-4...) sets forth the different criteria regarding application of sanctions and the penalty that applies depending on the seriousness and repetition of the infringement, as well as the offender’s background.

Provided By:
Martin Pesce, Ferrere Abogados