The new Swiss law on data protection (2023): Its impact on websites

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September 20, 2023

On September 1, 2023, the new Swiss law on data protection will come into force. All Swiss websites will have to comply with it.

This new law is inspired by the standards of the European GDPR, however, with important nuances, especially at the level of enforcement.

Structure of this conference:

A. Data protection – introduction

Importance of data in the digital age
Some important stakes and challenges of data protection
The European law (GDPR) of 2018
B. The new Swiss data protection law

Background and legal-political issues of the new Swiss law
Important principles of the new data protection law (transparency, protection of individuals, justification of collected data, etc.)
What changes for private individuals
What changes for companies
C. Compliance of websites in SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND

Know the data collected and used on your own website
Eliminate the collection of unnecessary personal data
Technical considerations in the context of WordPress
Explain to customers/website visitors the purpose and context of personal data collected (writing a privacy policy, etc.)

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