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Federal Data Protection Law

Year of Version:1978
Date of Last Amendment:January 1, 1994
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1980
Date of Text (Enacted):October 18, 1978
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by Austria to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The law contains provisions concerning the protection against the misuse of personal data in data processing.'

Die WTO-Mitteilung hält fest: 'Das Gesetz enthält Bestimmungen bezüglich des Schutzes gegen den Datenmissbrauch'.
Available Texts: 
German

Bundesgesetz über den Schutz personenbezogener Daten (Datenschutzgesetz - DSG) Bundesgesetz über den Schutz personenbezogener Daten (Datenschutzgesetz - DSG), Complete document (pdf) [1021 KB] Bundesgesetz über den Schutz personenbezogener Daten (Datenschutzgesetz - DSG), Complete document (htm) [153 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:AT051

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