The Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (nFADP) comes into force on September 1, 2023.
The Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (nFADP) comes into force on September 1, 2023. It is a comprehensive revision of the previous FADP, which has been in force since 1992. The nFADP is designed to bring Swiss data protection law in line with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and to address the challenges of the digital age.
In this blog, Clive Mackintosh, Founder of GDPR Rep, experts in GDPR Representative services gets into some of the details.
The nFADP introduces a number of new provisions that will have a significant impact on the processing of personal data of Swiss citizens. These include:
Individuals also have the right to object to the processing of their data and to file a complaint with the Swiss Data Protection Authority. The nFADP is a significant step forward in the protection of personal data in Switzerland. It will require companies to make changes to the way they collect, use, and share personal data. However, the new provisions are also designed to be flexible and scalable, so that they can be adapted to the needs of businesses of all sizes.
Here are some additional things to keep in mind about the nFADP:
Overall, the nFADP is a significant development in Swiss data protection law. It will have a major impact on the way that organisations process personal data of Swiss citizens. Companies that are not already compliant with the nFADP should start taking steps to ensure that they are in compliance as soon as possible. This includes:
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