The Datos Protegidos team has continued to investigate the use of personal data used in political campaigns building from the original country study (link). This new update outlines how the law that protects privacy and personal data has developed from 1999 to 2018 as well as how these laws are poorly monitored for compliance. The Datos Protegidos team, therefore, took four approaches to investigate the implementation of data collection and use by political parties in Chile:
Read the full update here
Overview of Datos Protegidos
Datos Protegidos is a non-profit organization whose mission is the promotion, defense, and strengthening of the rights to privacy and protection of personal data as fundamental rights. We favor public debate by discussing the dignity, equality, and freedom of people in relation to privacy. Its founders are Jessica Matus and Romina Garrido, both lawyers specializing in data protection, law, and technologies. The project starts in 2008 with a legal blog dedicated to the analysis of data protection in Chile, with the conviction of advancing in the awareness of this right and its consecration effectively. In 2015, they decided to found the organization, the first in Latin America dedicated exclusively to these topics.
Overview of work with Tactical Tech
Summary written by Dr. Amber Macintyre, Tactical Tech