ICIC

Eidgenössischer Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragter (EDÖB)

Préposé fédéral à la protection des données et à la transparence (PFPDT)

Incaricato federale della protezione dei dati e della trasparenza (IFPDT)

Continent: Europe

Competence: Privacy/Data Protection and ATI/RTI
Jurisdiction: Federal
Year established: 1993
Number of staff:  36
Head of authority: Dr. iur., LL.M., Lawyer Adrian Lobsiger 
 
After his studies in Bern and Basel, Adrian Lobsiger obtained a master’s degree in European law from the University of Exeter (GB).
 
Adrian Lobsiger was elected by the Federal Council in November 2015 and confirmed by Parliament in March 2016. He has been in office since June 2016. At its meeting on 10 April 2019, the Federal Council confirmed the re-election of Adrian Lobsiger as Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) for a second term of office until the end of 2023.

Relevant Laws

GERMAN:
Bundesgesetz über den Datenschutz (DSG) vom 19. Juni 1992:
 
Bundesgesetz über das Öffentlichkeitsprinzip der Verwaltung
(Öffentlichkeitsgesetz, BGÖ) vom 17. Dezember 2004:
 
Verordnung über das Öffentlichkeitsprinzip der Verwaltung
(Öffentlichkeitsverordnung, VBGÖ) vom 24. Mai 2006:
 
FRENCH:
Loi fédérale sur la protection des données (LPD) du 19 juin 1992:
 
Loi fédérale sur le principe de la transparence dans l’administration (Loi sur la transparence, LTrans) du 17 décembre 2004:
 
Ordonnance sur le principe de la transparence dans l’administration (Ordonnance sur la transparence, OTrans)
du 24 mai 2006:
 
ITALIAN:
 
Legge federale sulla protezione dei dati (LPD) del 19 giugno 1992:
 
Legge federale sul principio di trasparenza dell’amministrazione
(Legge sulla trasparenza, LTras) del 17 dicembre 2004:
 
Ordinanza sul principio di trasparenza dell’amministrazione
(Ordinanza sulla trasparenza, OTras) del 24 maggio 2006:
 
ENGLISH:
 
Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP) of 19 June 1992:
 
Federal Act on Freedom of Information in the Administration
(Freedom of Information Act, FoIA) of 17 December 2004:
 
Ordinance on Freedom of Information in the Administration
(Freedom of Information Ordinance, FoIO) of 24 May 2006:
 
Activities
Annual report 2018/2019:
Contact details:
 
Address:Feldeggweg 1, CH 3003 Bern, Switzerland
Telephone:058 463 74 84
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