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, 21.02.2017

Unlocked filing cabinet with data of patients

A dentist surgery kept patient files in a publicly accessible entrance area of a house - this can cause high fines in future.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 27.02.2017

Code of Conduct - Art. 40 GDPR

The GDPR provides new incentives to drawing up Codes of Conduct. The BayLDA summarizes the key points in a brief summary.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 21.02.2017

Right of access by the data subject

The right of access by the data subject to stored data by a data controller remains a central data protection right.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 20.01.2017

Child's consent

The conditions on the subject of child's consent under the GDPR are subject in our new short paper.