Global Privacy Law Tracker


    Global Privacy Law Tracker

    On this page you will find information about the status of comprehensive privacy legislation around the world.

    Last Updated: August 21, 2019

  • Instructions

    The following section explains how use the tracker.

    Click on tracker

    • Click on any of the countries to view the content that is available on free.dataguidance.
    • To return to see all bills in the table again, re-click on the same area in the map.

    Click on table

    • To visit the pages available on a certain country, click on the link icon (🔗) in a table entry. This will take you to the official status page of the bill.

    Hover over tracker

    • Hover over a country to see in what stage the adopting of data privacy law is currently.
  • Global Legislation

    The map shows the actual situation on privacy legislation around the world. Laws passed in 2017 or afterwards are considered recent.

    Federal countries (such as the U.S.A., Canada or Germany) are considered only on the federal level, thus not taking into consideration single states.

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