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Article 3

This Law applies to any processing operation carried out by a natural person or legal entity governed by public or private law, regardless of the medium, the country of its headquarters or the country where the data are located, provided that:

  • I - the treatment operation is carried out in the national territory;
  • II - the processing activity has the purpose of offering or supplying goods or services or the processing of data of individuals located in the national territory; or
  • III - the personal data object of the processing have been collected in the national territory.
    • 1. Personal data whose holder is in it at the time of collection are considered to be collected in the national territory.
    • 2. The provisions of item I of this article are not subject to the processing of data provided for in item IV of the caput of Article 4 of this Law.