Germany became the 14th member State of the Council of Europe on 13 July 1950.

Convention 108 Signed 28/01/81
  Ratified 19/06/85
National Constitution   Art 10, 1949 Constitution
Specific National Legislation   Federal Data Protection Act (Implementation of Directive 95/46/EC)
Telecommunications act
Enacted   01/01/2002
Scope Manual Processing Yes

Non Natural person No

Public or private sector Both
Registration or Notification   Some data
Special Authorisation for Exportation   No
Data Protection Authority

  Federal Data Protection Commissioner
Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 1 D - 53173 BONN (Bad Godesberg)
Tel: 49 1888 - 7799 - 0 / Fax: 49 1888 - 7799 - 550
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