Data protection advice

The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) offers data protection advice covering both legal and technical issues. 

Mandated by the Confederation, the FDPIC’s mission includes explaining the Data Protection Law and the orders that govern their implementation, and offering advice about saving files, exercising access rights and declaring cross-border data flows. 

E-commerce recommendations

On its website, the FDPIC provides a section offering information and useful recommendations to e-commerce traders. 

Telephone contact

The FDPIC provides companies and individuals with a free helpline to answer questions about data protection.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10am to 12 noon

Telephone number: 058 462 43 95


Last modification 30.05.2023

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