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All important changes to the website of the Austrian data protection authority will be posted here. Changes and updates of the hyperlinks and newsletter editions will not be specially indicated.

2014

23 December 2014: We wish all our visitors a merry christmas and a happy new year!

2013

20 December 2013: The data protection commission says goodbye to all visitors. We will be back as the data protection authority in 2014. Merry christmas and a happy new year!

17 December 2013: The Austrian data protection commission will be replaced with a new data protection authority on 1 January 2014. We are updating the website over the holidays to reflect this change.

2011

23 December 2011: We wish all our visitors a merry christmas and a happy new year!

13 December 2011: The Datenschutzgesetz 2000, Austrias main data protection law, has been amended. The updated English translation is online.

2010

23 December 2010: We wish all our visitors a merry christmas and a happy new year!

21 December 2010: The updated English translation of the Datenschutzgesetz 2000 (the Austrian data protection act) is online.

2009

23 December 2009: We wish all our visitors a merry christmas and a happy new year!

8 July 2009: The reports of the Eurodac Supervision Coordination Group are available.

30 June 2009: The Fourth Activity Report of the Joint Supervisory Body of Europol - November 2006 to November 2008 is published.

26 June 2009: The data protection commission has moved on 26 June 2009. We can be reached at our new location on 29 June 2009.

11 February 2009: The most recent activity report of the Working Party on Police and Justice is published.

2008

23 December 2008: We wish all our visitors a merry christmas and a happy new year!

21 July 2008: The new website of the data protection commission and the data processing register opens. We will work on the page in the next few days and fix any mistakes that show up.

What has changed?

  • The data processing register (Datenverarbeitungsregister) gets a sub-page.
  • Hyperlinks to specific sub-pages ('Deep Links') may or may not work. We plan to set up redirects to the most important pages.
  • The new site has a search function.

What remains?

  • The domain www.dsk.gv.at remains unchanged.
  • All content remains, but will be reorganized and expanded.
  • The e-mail-addresses of the data protection commission and the data processing register are unaffected.