Progress

Current status
adopted
01 Sep 2023 in force
31 Aug 2022 adopted
14 Oct 2021 processing consultation
23 Jun 2021 in consultation

Scope

Implementers
Switzerland
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Data protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
legislature
executive
Government Body
parliament
central government
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

01 Sep 2023
in force

Implemented Revised Data Protection Ordinance (DSV)

On 1 September 2023, the revised Data Protection Ordinance (DSV) enters into force. The amendments include minimum data security obligations and requirements for the notification of data security breaches. For private data controllers with fewer tha…

Source
Event type order
Action type implementation
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
31 Aug 2022
adopted

Adopted Revised Data Protection Ordinance (DSV)

On 31 August 2022, the Federal Council released a notice announcing the adoption and implementation date of the revised Data Protection Ordinance (DSV). The amendments include minimum data security obligations and requirements for the notification o…

Source
Event type order
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body central government
14 Oct 2021
processing consultation

Consultation on Data Protection Ordinance (DSV) closes

The consultation on the drafted Data Protection Ordinance (DSV) closes. The drafted amendments include minimum data security obligations and requirements for the notification of data security breaches. For private data controllers with fewer than 25…

Source
Event type order
Action type consultation closed
Government branch executive
Government body central government
23 Jun 2021
in consultation

Open consultation on Data Protection Ordinance (DSV)

The Swiss Federal Council opens the consultation on the drafted Data Protection Ordinance (DSV). The proposed regulation aims to concretize the provisions of the new Federal Data Protection Act. The drafted amendments include minimum data security o…

Source
Event type order
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body central government