Brazilian DPA publishes a Guideline on the Legitimate Interest

On February 02, 2024, the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (“Brazilian DPA” or “ANPD”) published a Guideline on the use of legitimate interest as a legal basis for personal data processing (“Guideline”).

The Guideline provide definitions and parameters for interpreting the legitimate interest in the processing of personal data, as well as establish the balancing test to be carried out, providing a simplified balancing test template.

The Guidelines in Portuguese can be accessed here.

Our team is available for further clarification, as well as to advise on the procedures for complying with the regulatory obligations of the LGPD before the Brazilian DPA.

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