The Danish Data Protection Agency

The Danish Data Protection Agency is the independent authority that supervises compliance with the rules on protection of personal data. We provide guidance and advice as well as deal with complaints and make inspections.

About us

Learn about who we are, and what we do.

Fundamental concepts

Learn about the fundamental concepts in data protection.


Find the primary and most common set of rules within the field of data protection in Denmark.

Report a breach

How to report a breach. 

File a complaint

How to file a complaint.

Contact us

How to get in touch with us. 

Privacy policy

The Danish Data Protection Agency is data controller for the processing of the personal data you have sent to the Agency.

Read more on how we process your personal data.

The European Data Protection Board

Learn more about the work of the European Data Protection Board.


Here you can see the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions at the Danish Data Protection Agency.

The Danish DPA in numbers

See selected figures about the Danish Data Protection Agency and our tasks.

Get to know your rights! Play The Data Challenge!

The Danish DPA has launched a new digital game about data protection that is fun as well as educational! The game is part of an educational package that is aimed at children aged 10-12. But everyone is welcome to test their knowledge  of data protection. Can you win the great golden trophy? Then try out The Data Challenge now!

Play The Data Challenge

Enter a fun and exciting universe!

For the teacher

Here you will find the education package that step by step will get you started.