About Us

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 2018 and the Data Protection Authority (Jersey) Law 2018, and; influencing thinking on privacy and processing of personal information matters on a local and international basis.
  • Maintaining a register of personal data users who are processing personal information in Jersey.
  • Implementing and ensuring compliance with the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.

In addition, the Commissioner is responsible for providing advice and guidance to 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 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, 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 his team will of course be happy to discuss any issues you may have with you in person.