English translation of the preliminary draft of a revised Swiss Federal Data Protection Act

For convenience and future reference, we have translated into English the preliminary draft of the revised Federal Act on Data Protection issued on 21 December 2016. This revision process is intended to lead to a complete overhaul of the Swiss data protection legislation.

The English translation of the preliminary draft can be found here.

We draw your attention to the fact that this translation is unofficial and has not been approved or endorsed by the federal authorities.

For any additional information on the revision process, please refer to our news 22.12.2016.