The Law

The Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017 came into effect on 25 May 2018. Find the full text of the law, including other statutory instruments here.

The Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017 came into effect on 25 May 2018.

The Bailiwick's law was drafted to reflect the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This approach is designed to ensure our citizens have important rights in this digital era and to ensure the continued free flow of data to and from the Islands which is vital for our economy.

Here is a full copy of the law (all link to Guernsey Legal Resources): 

All secondary legislation is listed here: 
  A further piece of law that applies to use of personal data in relation to privacy and electronic communication is: