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, 03.03.2017

7. Activity report published

Thomas Kranig, President of the BayLDA, presented the new 7th Activity Report for the years 2015/2016 in Nuremberg today.

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Ansbach, 21.03.2017

Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) - Art. 35 GDPR

The BayLDA discusses the new topic Privacy Impact Assessment and releases another paper in its GDPR-publication-series.

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.

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.