Data Protection In Jersey
Welcome to the Official website of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner ("the Commissioner"), which contains information about the supervision and regulation of data protection within the Bailiwick of Jersey.
The Commissioner is an independent statutory authority and its mission is to promote respect for the private lives of individuals through ensuring privacy of their personal information by:-
- implementing and ensuring compliance with the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005, and; influencing thinking on privacy and processing of personal information matters on a local and international basis.
- maintaining a Statutory Register of personal data users who are processing personal information in Jersey.
In addition, the Commissioner is responsible for providing advice and guidance to both Island businesses and individuals, and makes recommendations to the States of Jersey in response to international data protection legislative changes.
This Website has been designed to help businesses maintain compliance with the Law, by providing a useful point of reference and guidance, as well as assisting individuals who wish to find out more about the rights available to them under the Law, and the ways in which the Commissioner can help.
Should you have any difficulty in obtaining the information you require on this Website, the Commissioner and her team will of course be happy to discuss any data protection issues you may have with you in person. Our contact details can be located on this home page.
Emma Martins - Data Protection Commissioner