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Profile of registrant

Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit / German Association for Data Protection and Data Security

Identification number in the register: 25284815078-72
Registration date: 24/01/11 18:08:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/01/14 12:11:19
The date of the last annual update was 19/01/14 12:11:19

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit / German Association for Data Protection and Data Security
Acronym: GDD
Legal status: e. V.
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Andreas Jaspers
Position: Geschäftsführer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christoph Klug
Position: International Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 10 Heinrich-Böll-Ring 
Bonn 53119
Telephone number: (+49) 22896967500
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD) was founded in 1977 and stands as a non-profit organisation for practicable and effective data protection. With more than 2400 – mostly company – members the GDD is Germany`s leading privacy association.

Besides offering various member services such as education, training and certification of Data Protection Officers, guides for practitioners and networking opportunities for data
protection professionals all across Germany, the GDD also represents member positions at a national and European level, especially as far as new privacy legislation is concerned.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The GDD stands as a non-profit organisation for balanced, practicable and effective data protection, also with regard to a new General Data Protection Regulation.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 2,400
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Confederation of European Data Protection Organisations (CEDPO)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 20,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 20,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 20,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Estimate of how much the GDD will spend this financial year representing its interests to the European institutions:

20.000,- €

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.