Accredited Members

Albania Commissioner for Personal Data Protection (Komisionerin per Mbrojtjen e te Dhenave Personale) (2010)
Andorra Data Protection Agency (Agència Andorrana de Protecció de Dades) (2006)
Argentina National Direction for Personal Data Protection (Director Nacional de Protección de Datos Personales) (2003)
  Ombudsman’s office of the City of Buenos Aires (2013)
Armenia Personal Data Protection Agency (2016)
Australia Federal Privacy Commissioner (2002) (now known as Office of the Australian Information Commissioner)
  New South Wales: Privacy Commissioner (2002)
  Northern Territory: Information Commissioner (2003)
  Victoria: Privacy Commissioner (2002) (now known as Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection)
Austria Data Protection Commission (Datenschutzkommission) (2002) (now known as Austrian Data Protection Authority)
Belgium Privacy Commission (Commission de la vie privée) (2002)
  Supervisory Body for Police Information Management (2017)
Benin National Commission for Technology and Freedoms (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) (2015)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Personal Data Protection Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Agencija za zaštitu ličnih podataka u Bosni I Hercegovini) (2011)
Bulgaria Commission for Personal Data Protection (Комисия за защита на личните данни) (2010)
Burkina Faso Data Processing and Liberties Commission (2008)
Canada Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada) (2002)
  Alberta: Information and Privacy Commissioner (2003)
  British Columbia: Information and Privacy Commissioner (2002)
  Manitoba: Ombudsman (L’Ombudsman du Manitoba) (2002)
  New Brunswick: Ombudsman (2006)
  Newfoundland and Labrador: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador (2007)
  Northwest Territories: Information and Privacy Commissioner (2006)
  Nova Scotia: Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Review Office (2010) (now known as Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Nova Scotia)
  Nunavut: Information and Privacy Commissioner (2006)
  Ontario: Information and Privacy Commissioner (Commissionaire à l’information et à la protection de la vie privée) (2002)
  Quebec: Information Access Commission (Commission d’accès à l’information) (2002)
  Saskatchewan: Information and Privacy Commissioner (2005)
Cape Verde National Commission of Data Protection (2016)
Colombia Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia (2012)
Costa Rica Agency for the Protection of Personal Data of Inhabitants (2012)
Côte d’Ivoire Telecommunications/ICT Regulatory Body (ARTCI) (2016)
Council of Europe Data Protection Commissioner (2003)
Croatia Data Protection Agency (2008)
Cyprus Personal Data Protection Commissioner (2003)
Czech Republic Office for Personal Data Protection (Urad Pro Ochranu Osobnich Udaju) (2002)
Denmark Data Protection Agency (Datatilsynet) (2002)
Estonia Data Protection Inspectorate (Andmekaitse Inspektsioon) (2006)
European Union Customs Information System Joint Supervisory Authority (2003)
  European Data Protection Supervisor (Contrôleur européen de la protection des données) (2004)
  Joint Supervisory Body of Eurojust (2010)
Finland Data Protection Ombudsman (Tietosuojavaltuutetun Toimisto) (2002)
France Data Protection Commission (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) (2002)
FYROM (Macedonia) Directorate of Personal Data Protection (2007)
Georgia Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector of Georgia (2015)
Germany Federal Data Protection Commissioner (Bundesbeauftragten für den Datenschutz) (2002)
  Bavaria: Privacy Commissioner (Bayerische Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz) (2002)
  Berlin: Data Protection and Freedom of Information Commissioner(Beauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit) (2002)
  Brandenburg: Data Protection and Access to Information Commissioner(Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und für das Recht auf Akteneinsicht) (2002)
  Bremen: The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, LDI (Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit) (2014)
  Hamburg: Data Protection Commissioner (Hamburgischer Datenschutzbeauftragter) (2002)
  Hesse: Data Protection Commissioner (Hessische Datenschutzbeauftrage) (2002)
  Mecklenburg–West Pomerania: Data Protection Commissioner(Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) (2002)
  North Rhine: Westphalia: Data Protection and Information Commissioner(2008)
  Rhineland Palatinate: Data Protection Commissioner (Landesbeauaftragte für den Datenschutz Rheinland-Pfalz) (2002)
  Saxony-Anhalt: Data Protection Commissioner (Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz Sachen-Anhalt) (2002)
  Saxony: Data Protection Commissioner (2012)
  Schleswig-Holstein: Privacy Commissioner (Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz) (2002)
  Thuringer: Data Protection Commissioner (Thüringer Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz) (2002)
Gibraltar Data Protection Commissioner (2006)
Ghana Data Protection Commission (GDPC) (2014)
Greece Hellenic Data Protection Authority (ΑΡΧΗ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑΣ ΔΕΔΟΜΕΝΩΝ ΠΡΟΣΩΠΙΚΟΥ ΧΑΡΑΚΤΗΡΑ) (2002)
Guernsey Data Protection Commissioner (2002)
Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (2002)
Hungary Parliamentary Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (2002) (now known as National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)
Iceland  Data Protection Authority (2002)
Interpol Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (Commission de Contrôle des Fichiers de l’O.I.P.C.Interpol) (2003)
Ireland Data Protection Commissioner (An Coimisinéir Cosanta Sonraí) (2002)
Isle of Man Data Protection Registrar (Oik Recortysser Codey Fysseree Ellan Vannin) (2002)
Israel The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (2009)
Italy Data Protection Commission (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) (2002)
Japan Personal Information Protection Commission (2017)
Jersey Data Protection Registrar (2002)
Kosovo National Agency for Personal Data Protection, AMDP (Agjencia Shtetërore për Mbrojtjen e të Dhënave Personale) (2013)
Latvia State Data Inspectorate (Datu Valsts Inspekcija) (2002)
Liechtenstein Data Protection Commissioner (2006)
Lithuania State Data Inspectorate (Valstybine Duomenu Apsaugos Inspekcija) (2002)
Luxembourg National Data Protection Commission (Commission nationale pour la protection des données) (2005)
Mali Personal Data Protection Authority (Autorité de Protection de Données à Caractère Personnel) (2016)
Malta Data Protection Commissioner (2003)
Mauritius Data Protection Office of Mauritius (2013)
Mexico Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection (Instituto Federal de Acceso a la Informacion y Proteccion de Datos) (2010) (now known as Institute: National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales) INAI)
  Institute for Access to Public Information of the Federal District (Instituto de Acceso a la Informacion Publica del Distrito Federal) (2010)
  State of Mexico Transparency, Public Information Access and Personal Data Protection Institute of Estado de México and municipalities, INFOEM(Instituto de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información Pública y Protección de Datos Personales del Estado de México y Municipios, INFOEM) (2015)
Moldavia National Center for Personal Data Protection (Centrului Naţional pentru Protecţia Datelor cu Caracter Personal) (2010)
Monaco Supervisory Commission for Personal Information (Commission de Contrôle des Informations Nominatives) (2009)
Montenegro Agency for Personal Data Protection and Free Access to Information (2017)
Morocco National Commission for the control and the protection of Personal Data(Commission nationale de contrôle et de protection des données personnelles) (2011)
Netherlands Data Protection Commission (College bescherming persoonsgegevens) (2002) (now known as Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens)
New Zealand Privacy Commissioner (Te Mana Matapono Matatapu) (2002)
Norway  Data Inspectorate (Datatilsynet) (2002) (2012)
Peru National Authority for Data Protection (2012)
Philippines National Privacy Commission (2016)
Poland Inspector General for Personal Data Protection (Generalny Inspektor Ochrony Danych Osobowych) (2002)
Portugal National Data Protection Commission (Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados) (2002)
Republic of Korea Korea Information Security Agency (2004)
  Personal Information Protection Commission (2012)
Romania National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Protection (Autorităţii Naţionale de Supraveghere a Prelucrării Datelor cu Caracter Personal) (2006)
Serbia Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection (2012)
Senegal Commission of Personal Data Protection, CDP (La Commission de Protection de Données Personnelles) (2014)
Slovakia Inspection Unit for the Protection of Personal Data (2002)
Slovenia  Human Rights Ombudsman (Varuh Èlovekovih Pravic) (2002)
  Information Commissioner of the Republic of Slovenia (2007)
South Africa Information Regulator (2017)
Spain Data Protection Commissioner (Agencia de Protección de Datós) (2002)
  Basque Country: Data Protection Commissioner (Agencia Vasca de Protección de Datos) (2005)
  Catalonia: Catalan Data Protection Agency (Agència Catalana de Protecció de Dades)  (2004)
Sweden Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen) (2002)
Switzerland Federal Data Protection Commissioner (Préposé féderal à la protection des données) (2002)
  Canton of Basel-Landschaft: Data Protection Commissioner (Datenschutzbeauftragte des Kantons Basel-Landschaft) (2005)
  Canton of Basel-Stadt: Data Protection Commissioner (Datenschutzbeauftragter des Kantons Basel-Stadt) (2015)
  Zug Canton: Data Protection Commissioner (Datenschutz-beauftragter des Kantons Zug) (2002)
  Zurich Canton: Canton Data Protection Commissioner (Datenschutzbeauftrager des Cantons Zürich) (2002)
Tunisia National Personal Data Authority (2012)
Turkey Personal Data Protection Authority (2017)
Ukraine Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights (2015)
United Kingdom Information Commissioner (2002) (now known as Information Commissioner’s Office)
United States of America Federal Trade Commission (2010)
Uruguay Regulatory and Control Unit of Personal Data (Unidad Reguladora y de Control de Datos Personales) (2009)


Public entity other than an international organisation Duration of observer status
Bermuda Information Commissioner’s Office (2015) To April 2019
Bermuda Ministry of Education and Economic Development Department of E-Commerce (2014) To April 2019
Canadian International Industrial Security Directorate (2013) To April 2019
Cayman Islands Information Commissioner’s Office (2015) To April 2019
Chile Chilean Information Commission (2015) To April 2019
Macao Office for Personal Data Protection (2011) To April 2019
Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (2015) To April 2019
Republic of  Korea Ministry of Public Administration and Security (now known as Ministry of the Interior) (2011) To April 2019
Russia The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (2016) 38th – 40th annual meetings (inclusive)
United States of America Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2014) To April 2019
United States of America Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office (2015) To April 2019
United States of America Federal Communications Commission (2015) To April 2019
International organisation Duration of observer status
Association Francophone Des Autorités De Protection Des Données Personnelles(French-Speaking Association of Personal Data Protection Authorities) (2012) To April 2019
Council of Europe (2015) To April 2019
European Commission (2013) To April 2019
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (2015) To April 2019
International Committee of the Red Cross (2016) 38th – 40th annual meetings (inclusive)
Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (2015) To April 2019
UN Executive Office of the Secretary-General (2015) To April 2019
Reciprocal recognition Duration of observer status
APEC Electronic Commerce Steering Group (2016) To December 2017