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, 24.05.2017

Half time on the way to European Data Protection Law

On 25.05.2017 already half of the time for preparation regarding the GDPR expired. The BayLDA has developed a new GDPR questionnaire.

Press releases

Ansbach, 23.05.2017

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: New Information published

The BayLDA and the HDSB have published extensive information on the privacy shield, including complaint forms, on their website.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 04.05.2017

Employment data protection regarding the GDPR

The BayLDA has published a new short paper about data protection within employment regarding the GDPR.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 02.05.2017

Data Protection Officer (DPO) - Art. 37 to 39 GDPR

In a new short paper the BayLDA outlines the main components and changes for the data protection officer.