The Authority's areas of activity

The Authority's various tasks are intended to maintain the necessary balance and have been divided into five main areas of activity, which you will find below.

Our activities within these areas often have an international scope. More information can be found in our "International" section.


This area of activity is closely linked to the Authority's information mission.

More on assistance


The Authority ensures that data protection legislation is observed.

More on enforcement


The Authority provides information to the authorities as well as to controllers and data subjects.

More on information


Regulation and standardisation

The Authority issues opinions on regulations and standards.

More on our opinions