This Q&A guide gives a high-level overview of data protection rules and principles, including obligations on the data controller and the consent of data subjects; rights to access personal data or object to its collection; and security requirements. It also covers cookies and spam; data processing by third parties; and the international transfer of data.

This article also details the national regulator; its enforcement powers; and sanctions and remedies. To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the Data protection Country Q&A tool.

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