The Privacy Commission's areas of activity

The Privacy Commission's various tasks are intended to maintain the necessary balance and have been divided into five main areas of activity, which you will find below.

Our activities within these areas often have an international scope. More information can be found in our "International" section.


This area of activity is closely linked to the Privacy Commission's information mission.

More on assistance


The Privacy Commission ensures that data protection legislation is observed.

More on enforcement


The Privacy Commission provides information to the authorities as well as to controllers and data subjects.

More on information


Complaint handling

When a data subject submits a complaint, the Privacy Commission starts a mediation procedure.

More on complaint handling

Regulation and standardisation

The Privacy Commission issues opinions on regulations and standards.

More on our opinions