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April 4 2018

Personal Data Protection Draft Act

Spain's Council of Ministers (La Moncloa) has passed the Personal Data Protection Draft Act (Draft) for conformance to the GDPR.

The Spanish state respects and reproduces in this draft the text of the GDPR, introducing some specifications on several aspects, to include the age for consent is lowered to 13 years old, consent is excluded as the sole basis for making especially-protected data processing legitimate, specific regulations for personal data processing, and specifics law infringements, in particular, with very grave infringements, fines could total up to 4 percent of a company 's total worldwide annual turnover.