About us

The Austrian data protection authority (österreichische Datenschutzbehörde) is the national data protection authority (DPA) of the federal republic of Austria.

The Austrian data protection authority has replaced the data protection commission on 1 January 2014.


The Austrian data protection authority can be contacted at the following address:

Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde

Hohenstaufengasse 3
1010 Wien


  • Telephone: +43 1 531 15 / 202525
  • Fax: +43 1 531 15 / 202690
  • E-Mail: dsb@dsb.gv.at
  • Open to the Public: Please contact the responsible official if you need an appointment for your case.

Information: The new data protection authority can be reached under the e-mail address dsb@dsb.gv.at since 1 January 2014. The postal address and telephone and fax numbers remain unchanged.

vCard of the Austrian data protection authority (after 1 January 2014) (VCF 3 kB)

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Where exactly is the Office of the Data Protection Authority?

The location of the data protection authorities office is at Hohenstaufengasse 3, halfway between Rockhgasse and Renngasse.

Map for downloading and printing (PDF 96 kB)

Karte der Umgebung des Datenverarbeitungsregisters

Map courtesy of the Vienna city administration (® wien.at: Magistrat der Stadt Wien, Rathaus, 1082 Wien)
Electronic map of the city of Vienna with address search (in German only)