〈   Legislation and Compliance
The Swiss Data Protection Act (FADP and nFADP)

Chapter 1.2

The guiding principles of the FADP

  1. Lawfulness, transparency and good faith: Data processing must not break the law and the data subject must expect such processing to take place.
  2. Purpose: Data must be processed only for the purposes that are defined in advance and evident at the time of collection.
  3. Proportionality: The data processed must be limited to what is suitable and objectively necessary to achieve the purpose.
  4. Correctness: The data controller must ensure that the processed data is correct.
  5. Limitation on storage: The data may not be kept for any longer than is necessary for the purposes.
  6. Security: The security of the data must be ensured through technical and organisational measures.

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