When the European Union’s comprehensive data privacy regulation went into effect in 2018, the law not only changed business practices in Europe, it also became a catalyst for similar measures across the globe.

In Latin America, where leaders are debating and enacting new laws modeled after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the shift toward data privacy is also sparking new worries among employers about compliance as they conduct background checks. The time has come for employers in Latin America to embrace data privacy and shore up their background check practices to ensure they remain transparent with their prospects and in compliance with existing and new laws.

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