Argentina - Privacy Guidelines for Developing Applications The Argentine Personal Data Protection Authority released privacy guidelines for developing applications, which establish a way to implement the provisions stated in the Argentine Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (the “Law”) in connection with the software developing industry. Software applications developers will have to comply with certain privacy standards stated in the Law. Prior authorization of the users will be needed in order to collect their personal information. Such information shall only be used to fulfill the necessary purposes, ensuring users a confidential treatment. In addition, application developers shall also comply with specific privacy regulations regarding their businesses, such as: (i) privacy of design (the protection of privacy must be secured in every step of the process); (ii) privacy by default (privacy settings must be checked by default; (iii) privacy enhancing technologies to minimize the use of consumer’s personal data; and (iv) establish specific privacy policies for each application developed. For more information, please contact Guillermo Cervio, Roberto Grane, Francisco Fernandez Rostello, Sofia Canavessi or Juan Francisco Thomas.