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Our telephone guidance service is closed from July 20 to August 2

The telephone service of the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman is closed from July 20 to August 2. The telephone service is available again as of August 3.

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News item 13.7.2020 11.13
Personal identity codes not to be used on invoices

The Data Protection Ombudsman has ordered an organisation to change its practice of using personal identity codes to identify customers on invoices. The company printed the personal identity codes of customers on its invoices in addition to the name of the customer. Customers can be identified with various customer or reference numbers instead of their personal identity codes.

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Press release 1.6.2020 9.46