Welcome to the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (BayLDA)

Our website provides a large number of information about privacy, mostly even in English. You are invited to read our articles and publications. If you have any question, feel free to contact us.

Press releases

Ansbach, 10.10.2017

BayLDA investigates website encryption

BayLDA launches new online service to check website encryption.

Press releases

Ansbach, 04.10.2017

BayLDA evaluates the use of "Facebook Custom Audience"

The BayLDA tested and evaluated the use of the marketing tool "Facebook Custom Audience".

Press releases

Ansbach, 18.09.2017

Investigation of Windows 10 for controllers in the private sector

The BayLDA investigated the Windows 10 Enterprise Version for controllers in the private sector.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 31.08.2017

New short papers published

The DSK (German Data Protection Conference) examined further topics of the GDPR and published three short papers that can be downloaded on our website.