Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Data Protection Authority

The Austrian data protection authority (in German Datenschutzbehörde) is a governmental authority charged with data protection. The data protection authority is the Austrian supervisory authority for data protection, the equivalent of a national data protection commissioner in other countries.

The data protection authority has replaced the data protection commission, which held this position until 31 December 2013.

Please note that this site is not a straight translation of our main website in German, but a special source of information for non-German speaking visitors.

Notice: The website of the data protection authority will be remodeled during the next months. Please note that hyperlinks leading directly to sub-pages ("deep links") may have to be changed.

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