personal data protection authorities

Country Contact
Austria Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde, Wickenburggasse 8 1080 Vienna
Belgium Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications, Ellipse Building Bd. Du Roi Albert II, 35 - 1030 Brussels
Bulgaria Commission for personal data protection, 2 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd., Sofia 1592
Croatia Croatian Post and electronic communications Agency, Roberta Frangeša Mihanovića 9 10110 Zagreb
Cyprus Office for Personal Data Protection, P.O.Box 23378, 1682 Nicosia, Cyprus
Czech republic Office for Personal Data Protection, Pplk. Sochora 27 170 00 Praha 7
Denmark Danish Business Authority, Langelinie Allé 17 2100 Copenhagen Denmark
Estonia Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate, 39 Tatari St., 10134 Tallinn
Finland Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman, P.O. Box 800, 00531 Helsinki
France Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés, 3 Place de Fontenoy TSA 80715 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07 France
Germany Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit, Husarenstr. 30 53117 Bonn
Greece Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Kifissias 1-3, 115 23 Athens
Hungary National Media and Infocommunications Authority, 1015 Budapest, Ostrom u. 23-25
Ireland Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, 21 Fitzwilliam Square South Dublin 2 D02 RD28
Italy Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, Piazza Venezia 11 – 00187 Roma
Latvia Data State Inspectorate, Blaumana iela 11/13-15, Riga, LV-1011
Lithuania State Data Protection Inspectorate, A. Juozapaviciaus g. 6, Vilnius
Luxembourg Commission nationale pour la protection des données, 1, avenue du Rock’n’Roll L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette
Malta Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, Level 2, Airways House High Street Sliema SLM 1549
Netherlands Dutch Data Protection Authority, Postbus 93374 2509 AJ Den Haag
Poland The Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw
Portugal Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados, Av. D. Carlos I, 134 - 1.º 1200-651 Lisboa
Romania National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing, 28-30 G-ral Gheorghe Magheru Bld. District 1, post code 010336 Bucharest
Slovakia Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic, Tovarenska 7, P.O. BOX 40, 828 55 Bratislava 24
Slovenia Information Commissioner, Dunajska cesta 22 SI-1000 Ljubljana
Spain Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, C/ Jorge Juan, 6 28001 Madrid
Sweden Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, Box 5398 SE-102 49 Stockholm

The European Data Protection Supervisor is an independent authority that supervises the EU administration's processing of personal data to ensure compliance with privacy rules.


The EDPS opens office in Strasbourg francesco Wed, 03/22/2023 - 14:53 Tue, 03/14/2023 - 12:00 On 14 March, the EDPS has opened his new Office in the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. With the new office, we aim to provide additional support in the European Parliament's legislative process, including during the plenary sessions, fulfilling our role as advisor to the EU legislator. Data protection is becoming increasingly engrained in EU legislation, the new EDPS office provides an opportunity for closer cooperation and engagement with policymakers and other EU institutions present in Strasbourg, as well as with the Council of Europe. The inauguration ceremony featured speeches from the Chair of the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament, the European Ombudsman and the Council of Europe. 1 Watch the videoThe EDPS opens office in Strasbourg

EDPS Newsletter #100 julia Fri, 03/10/2023 - 15:00 Fri, 03/10/2023 - 12:00 This Newsletter edition is a special one, as it is our 100th newsletter! That’s 100 newsletters written since 2005, in which we aim to bring you regular bite-size updates on the work we do to protect two of your fundamental rights: your rights to data protection and privacy. Read it here. 0EDPS Newsletter #100

EDPS to pilot the use of Open Source Software julia Thu, 02/23/2023 - 11:12 Thu, 02/23/2023 - 12:00 EDPS starts piloting Open Source Software, offering the possibility to share files, send messages, make video calls and collaborative drafting in a secured cloud environment. Read Press Release 0EDPS to pilot the use of Open Source Software

New EDPS podcast webpage miriam Mon, 02/20/2023 - 16:05 Tue, 02/21/2023 - 12:00 Welcome to our new EDPS podcast webpage. With our podcast series, we aim at exploring the current state of the EU data protection framework, technological developments and the impact on individuals rights and freedoms.  1 Check and subscribe to our RSS feedNew EDPS podcast webpage

Personal data and public safety julia Fri, 02/10/2023 - 12:37 Fri, 02/10/2023 - 12:00 The EDPS has issued an Opinion on two legislative Proposals on the collection and transfer of advance passenger information (API), which includes air passengers’ personal data included in their travel documents (passport or identity cards) that is collected during check-in. Read Press Release & Opinion 0Personal data and public safety

Newsletter Digest - Episode 2 julia Wed, 02/01/2023 - 14:33 Wed, 02/01/2023 - 12:00 Have a listen to Episode 2 of the Newsletter Digest! This new podcast series aims to bring you closer to some of the work we do to shape a safer digital future, in just under 10 minutes. Our main topics of this month include: personal data breaches, consultations and complaints, and more. 0Newsletter Digest - Episode 2

Newsletter #99 julia Tue, 01/31/2023 - 16:19 Tue, 01/31/2023 - 12:00 In this Newsletter, find out more about our top consultations and complaints dealt with in 2022, our activities for data protection day. As well as our latest Opinions, including one that may have an impact on your holidays, and one concerning your instant payments. 0Newsletter #99

Marching together as Europeans julia Mon, 01/30/2023 - 11:52 Mon, 01/30/2023 - 12:00 "I strongly believe that we, as Europeans, must renew our commitment to this endless march that is the European Union process, in which we all advance together towards more democracy, more prosperity and more respect for fundamental rights" - Read blogpost, written by EDPS Director, to mark Data Protection Day. 0Marching together as Europeans

Data Protection Day miriam Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:33 Fri, 01/27/2023 - 12:00 On 28 January each year, member states of the Council of Europe and EU institutions celebrate Data Protection Day. It marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. It was the first binding international law concerning individuals’ rights to the protection of their personal data. Watch the European Data Protection Supervisor's video to mark Data Protection Day 2023. Read the op-ed by Wojciech Wiewiórowski published in Euractiv. Read the article by Wojciech Wiewiórowski published in The Brussels Times. 1Data Protection Day

Data Protection Day: Your Data, Your Rights miriam Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:41 Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:00 EU data protection law grants people a certain number of rights when their data is processed by an EU institution. Read our factsheet and learn more about your rights. 1Data Protection Day: Your Data, Your Rights