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16.04.2014 - The FDPIC has just released the latest press review.
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Documents regarding video surveillance
24.07.2013 - The FDPIC has released three documents regarding video surveillance:
- Video surveillance in vehicles (Dashcams)
- Videoüberwachung in Garderoben und Toiletten (in German and French)
- Herausgabe von Videobildern an Strafverfolgungsbehörden (in German and French)
20 Years of Data Protection – Quo Vadis?
Bern, 01.07.2013 - The Federal Data Protection Act came into force exactly 20 years ago. Reason enough to justify a change of focus in this year's annual press confer-ence. The Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), Hanspeter Thür, will not review the events of the past year, but rather will engage in a panel dis-cussion that looks to the future: 20 Years of Data Protection - Quo Vadis?
Valid from 28.06.2013 | Size: 52 kb | Type: PDF
Valid from 28.06.2013 | Size: 56 kb | Type: PDF
Factsheet for banks on the transmission of personal data to the US authorities
Berne, 20.06.2013 - In the context of resolving the tax dispute between the Swiss banks and the authorities in the USA, when transmitting personal data in future, all banks must comply with the procedures under the Data Protection Act, as explained in detail in the following Factsheet.
Valid from 19.06.2013 | Size: 23 kb | Type: PDF
Letter to Google relating to Google Glass
19.06.2013 - The Internet corporation Google is currently testing the «Google Glass» computer eyeglasses. These spectacles, equipped with cameras, speakers and Internet access, raise issues as to their potential consequences for the privacy and the personal rights of persons affected by their use. Data protection authorities in several countries, including the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner in Switzerland, have now sent a joint letter to Google requesting detailed information on the data protection aspects of the project.
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