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Here we summarized some basic knowledge on data protection.

Guidance from the DSK on the implementation of concrete technical and organisational measures More: The standard data protection model

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Germany has a federal system of data protection supervision, which consists of the data protection supervisory authorities in the federal and state (“Länder”) governments. In addition, in the area of broadcasting, press, churches and religious communities, there also exist separate supervisory bodies. More: Competence of the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI)

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When transferring data to a third country or to an international organisation, controllers or processors must check whether the general prerequisites of the GDPR for data transfers are complied with. Moreover, the additional requirements set out in Chapter V of the GDPR must be taken into account. More: International data transfers

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If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates data protection law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority shall investigate the complaint to an appropriate extent and shall inform you, inter alia, about the progress and the result. More: Complaint about data breaches lodged with supervisory authorities

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In data protection law, the general principle is that the processing of personal data is prohibited to the extent and as long as it is not permitted by a corresponding statutory provision (so-called prohibition principle). An important fact is the consent of the data subject affected by the data processing. More: Consent

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