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No, there are no special data protection laws for children’s information.
However, all children and adolescents have a right to private life, as well as to control his or her own image, as both rights are stated in the Código de la Niñez y la Adolescencia (Code on Childhood and Adolescence). Images of children may not be used in a harmful way that damages or identifies them. The law provides that children are the only owners of their personal history. The law creates the National Information System on Childhood and Adolescence under the responsibility of the National Institute of the Minor.

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Martin Pesce, Ferrere Abogados