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There are 13 services for Data protection, information and inspection of files

Data protection, information and inspection of files

Do you want to inspect files or gain access to other government information under the Freedom of Information Act? Here you will find everything you need to know about data protection, disclosures and file inspection.


Applying for access to the Stasi documents as a public/non-public body

Public and private bodies can request access to Stasi documents, for example in rehabilitation proceedings, pension matters, security and background checks as well as for the...

Chemicals: obtaining information

You can find out whether everyday products contain certain chemicals that are harmful to health and the environment.

Data protection control Implementation

The protection of natural persons during processing is a fundamental right. In particular, with regard to predominantly automated processing, there are risks to the fundamental...

Request access to files under the Freedom of Information Act

The Saxony-Anhalt Access to Information Act grants everyone unconditional access to official information held by the authorities of the Land, the municipalities and associations...

Request access to stored personal data

Upon request (informally), affected persons can obtain information about the data stored about them from the Office for the Protection of the Constitution. However, the...

Request access to the Stasi documents on oneself, missing or deceased relatives

If you would like to know whether the Stasi documents contain information about yourself, you can request access to the files.

Request access to the adoption file

As an adopted person, you can inspect the files on the mediation of your adoption yourself from your 16th birthday. Unless the interests of other affected persons – such as...

Request access to the files of the State Security Service of the former German Democratic Republic

Everyone has the right to request access to the documents of the State Security Service of the former GDR concerning his person. The documents on missing or deceased persons are...

Request access to the fine proceedings

A fine procedure is initiated if a serious administrative offence has been committed. Typical examples are not minor speeding, violation of the 0.5 per mille limit, traffic...

Request correction of data at the registration authority

You have a right to have the data processed by an authority, for example, correct. Therefore, please request the correction of your data if you notice that incorrect data is...

Request information on stored personal data in accordance with the Security Screening Act

If you or a data subject need information about your stored data in accordance with § 23 paragraph 1 of the Security Screening Act, you can request this via an informal request.

Requesting access to Stasi documents for research or media

If you work in research or the media, or if you represent an institution of political education, you can gain access to relevant Stasi documents.

View list of debtors

Under certain conditions, you can consult the list of debtors online in the Joint Enforcement Portal of the Länder.