Legal Framework

Data Protection - Switzerland

General Information
 The Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection

For more law texts and comments please consult the corresponding pages in German, French and Italian.

Data Protection - European Union

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into effect on 25 May 2018. This reference text for Europe will have direct repercussions on a large number of Swiss businesses.

Freedom of Information

The Swiss Federal Act on the Principle of Freedom of Information in Public Administration
English is not an official language of the Swiss Confederation. This translation is provided for information purposes only and has no legal force.