Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.108 - Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 19/10/2018

Switzerland

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 October 1997 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 2, of the Convention :

The Convention will also apply to personal data concerning legal persons and to personal data files which are not processed automatically.
Period covered: 01/02/1998 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 October 1997 - Or. Fr.

The Convention will not apply :

a. to files set up and used by Federal and cantonal parliaments during their deliberations,

b. to files of the International Committee of the Red Cross,

c. to personal data files processed by an individual for his or her personal use exclusively and that will not be communicated to third persons.
Period covered: 01/02/1998 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Switzerland, dated 24 August 2000, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 August 2000 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 5, of the Convention, the Government of Switzerland accepts the amendments allowing the European Communities to accede to the Convention, as they were adopted by the Committee of Ministers at its 675th meeting on 15 June 1999.
Articles concerned : 21


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