'Uber' Faces More Obstacles

Author:Ms María Sol Porro
Profession:Moeller IP Advisors

The Argentinian National Data Protection Department recently requested Uber to provide the information it collects to offer services in Argentina, the measures of protection applied and the destination of the data.

At the same time, Eduardo Bertoni, the Director National Data Protection Department, informed the public that Uber was collecting personal data of passengers as well as its drivers, including identity, current location and a number of payment methods.

Uber's response was swift. Bertoni reported: "They not only answered our questions but also we received a visit from a representative of Uber International. Nevertheless, their response is being kept confidential. We cannot reveal too many details because it is an ongoing investigation."

If violations of the Data Protection Law are found, Argentina's legislation...

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