2010 IAPP Data Protection Authorities Global Benchmarking Survey

Executive Summary and Findings
The 2010 IAPP Global Data Protection Authorities Benchmarking Survey examines federal-level privacy offices and data protection authorities (DPAs) in 38 countries and territories. The IAPP designed this study to examine the scope, authority and resources of DPAs; investigate the present state of data protection, privacy and information sharing, and provide a reliable and useful platform for exploring these issues and their evolution on an ongoing basis each year. This report, which is the second in this annual series, analyzes and summarizes findings collected during the summer of 2010.