170+ links to data protection and privacy organisations

Data Protection/Privacy Authorities and government regulatory bodies
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Data Protection/Privacy Authorities and government regulatory bodies

Country Authority
Albania  Information and Data Protection Commissioner
Andorra  The Andorran Data Protection Agency
Argentina Direccion Nacional de Proteccion de Datos
Armenia Personal Data Protection Agency

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)

Austria  Datenschutzbehörde - Austrian Data Protection Authority
Bahamas The Government of Bahamas, Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
Barbados Data Protection Commission
Belgium Data Protection Authority
Benin L’Autorité de Protection des Données Personnelles

Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda

Privacy - Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)

Bolivia Agencia para el Desarrollo de la Sociedad de la Información en Bolivia (ADSIB) - Bolivia are planning a data protection law
Bosnia & Herzegovina Personal Data Protection Agency
Brazil Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados (ANPD)
Bulgaria Commission for Personal Data Protection
Burkina Faso Commission de l'Informatique et des Libertes

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)

Cayman Islands Information Commissioner’s Office in the Cayman Islands
Chile Consejo para la Transparencia
Colombia  Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC)
Costa Rica Registro Nacional
Côte d'Ivoire Telecommunications/ICT Regulatory Authority
Croatia Personal Data Protection Agency
Cyprus The Office of the Personal Data Protection Commissioner
Czech Republic Office for Personal Data Protection
Denmark Datatilsynet
Dubai International Financial Centre
Estonia Data Protection Authority
Finland Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
France National Commission for Freedom of Information (CNIL)
Georgia Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector
Germany Federal Privacy Commission
Ghana Data Protection Commission
Gibraltar Gibraltar Regulatory Authority
Greece Data Protection Authority
Guatemala Consumer Protection Office - Guatemala are planning a data protection law
Guernsey Office of the Data Protection Authority
Honduras Instituto de Acceso a la Informacion Publica (IAIP) - Honduras are planning a data protection law
Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD)
Hungary National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Iceland Data Protection Authority
Ireland Data Protection Commission
Isle of Man Isle of Man Information Commissioner
Israel The Privacy Protection Authority
Italy Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali (Garante)
Japan Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC)
Jersey Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner (JOIC)
Kenya Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC)
Korea, South

Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Korea Personal Information Protection Commission

Kosovo National Agency for Personal Data Protection
Latvia Data Protection Authority
Liechtenstein Stabsstelle für Datenschutz
Lithuania State Data Protection Inspectorate
Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD)
Macao Office for Personal Data Protection - in Chinese, Portuguese and English
Macedonia Directorate for Personal Data Protection
Malaysia Department of Protection of Personal Data
Mali Personal Data Protection Authority
Malta Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner
Mauritius Data Protection Office
Mexico National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI)
Moldova National Center for Personal Data Protection
Monaco Data Protection Commission
Morocco La Commission Nationale de contrôle de la protection des Données à Caractère Personnel (CNDP)
Netherlands Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
New Zealand Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC)
Nicaragua Instituto Nacional de Información de Desarrollo (INIDE)
Norway Datatilsynet
Panama Tribunal Electoral - Panama are planning a data protection law
Paraguay Public Ministry
Peru La Autoridad Nacional de Protección de Datos Personales (APDP)
Philippines The National Privacy Commission (NPC)
Poland Personal Data Protection Office
Portugal Comissao Nacional de Proteccao de Dados
Qatar Qatar Financial Centre Authority
Romania National Authority for the Supervision of Personal Data Processing
Russia Data Protection Authority (Roskomnadzor)
San Marino San Marino Data Protection Authority
Serbia Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection
Senegal The Commission for Personal Data Protection (CDP)
Singapore Personal Data Protection Commissiom (PDPC)
Slovakia Office for Personal Data Protection
Slovenia Information Commissioner
South Africa Information Regulator
Spain Agencia de Proteccion de Datos
Sweden Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection

Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner

Thailand Office of the Information Commission

Instance Nationale De Protection Des Donnees Personnelles (INPDP)

The National Authority for the Protection of Personal Data

Turkey Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK)
Ukraine The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights
United Kingdom

UK - Information Commissioner's Office

Scotland - Scottish Information Commissioner

Uruguay Regulatory and Control of Personal Data (URCDP)
USA Federal Trade Commission

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Central and Eastern Europe Data Protection Authorities
Council of Europe
Council of Europe - Data Protection Commissioner
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)
European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
European Union
Justice - Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Data Protection Directive by Member States

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Other Official Bodies
Department of Homeland Security - USA
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - The purpose of the OECD is to develop solutions to common economic and social problems. It has written extensively about privacy issues
Privacy Shield

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Privacy Associations & Advocates

Country Association / Advocate

Global Privacy Association - formerly: International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) - Online guide to Privacy resources

International Association for Human Resource (IHRIM) - Information Management Resource for privacy issues

Privacy International - International privacy advocacy and campaigning

Argentina Gustavo Tanus - Proteccion de Datos Personales - Information and legal advice on data protection in Argentina
Australia Australian Privacy Foundation - Since 1987 the only privacy-specific NGO/advocacy group in Australia
Austria Arge Daten Privacy Service - Austrian Privacy advocates
Ireland The Association of Data Protection Officers

Associazione Data Protection Officer (ASSO DPO)

Italian Privacy - Privacy issues in Italy (Only for those who can read Italian)

Netherlands Nederlands Genootschap van Functionarissen voor de Gegevensbescherming (NGFG)
Poland Stowarzyszenie Administratorów Bezpieczeństwa Informacji (SABI)
Spain Asociación Profesional Española de Privacidad (APEP)
USA American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Focuses on the threats to individual privacy caused by the the collection and widespread distribution of personal data

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Data Security
Compliance & Privacy - Portal for specialist security news

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