Privacy rights in Uruguay

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Privacy rights in Uruguay are guaranteed by the constitution from 1966 with a revision in 2004.

Right to Privacy in Uruguay

SECTION II CHAPTER I ARTICLE 10

Private actions of persons which do not in any way affect the public order or prejudice others shall be outside the jurisdiction of the magistrates.

SECTION II CHAPTER I ARTICLE 11

The sanctity of the home is inviolable. No one may enter it by night without the consent of its master, and by day only at the express order of a competent judge, in writing, and in cases determined by law.

SECTION II CHAPTER I ARTICLE 28

The papers of private individuals, their correspondence, whether epistolary, telegraphic, or of any other nature, are inviolable, and they may never be searched, examined, or intercepted except in conformity with laws which may be enacted for reasons of public interest.