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The information on this page was current at the time it was published. Regulations, trends, statistics, and other information are constantly changing. While we strive to update our Knowledge Base, we strongly suggest you use these pages as a general guide and be sure to verify any regulations, statistics, guidelines, or other information that are important to your efforts.


National Commission on Informatics and Civil Liberties (CNIL)

Ms. Marie-Laure Denis

3 Place de Fontenoy
TSA 87-15
75334 Paris CEDEX 07

Tel: +33 01 53 73 22 22

Law Information: 

Act n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties

-Summary of law


How to Provide DPO Contact Information to Your DPA

Preferred method or procedure for DPO communication:

The CNIL has published an online form. (available in French)

Local Guidance

Guidance (in French)




KNOWLEDGE BASE Data Protection Authority