Laws and corporate rules
The legal regulations form a basis for concrete measures.
Laws and corporate rules
The legal regulations form a basis for concrete measures.
Data protection organisation
In order to achieve a high level of data privacy worldwide, data privacy at Deutsche Telekom must be very well organized both nationally and internationally.
Guiding principles big data
Deutsche Telekom's guiding principles regarding big data.
Why artificial intelligence needs ethical “guide rails”
Artificial intelligence (AI) has a great deal of potential but also harbors many risks. To ensure this new key technology can deliver its positive potential for us humans, it requires an ethical framework.
Use of "WhatsApp"
Rules for the use of "WhatsApp" at Deutsche Telekom.
Data protection status report
Current measures and data protection incidents.
DT publishes how the company is obliged to cooperate with government agencies. Please follow the link to the menu, which you can use to select the required subsidiary directly.
The principles of digital responsibility - Data privacy & security
We stand for security and the responsible handling of data.
Telekom apps protect the smart home
AV-TEST awards Telekom smart home apps as "Tested Smart Home Products".
Corporate Digital Responsibility
Deutsche Telekom setting the framework for responsible digitalization.
EU puts an end to "Wild West" conditions in digital markets
Telekom's new Brussels podcast is all about European digital policy.
T-Systems partners with AWS to launch Data Protection as a Managed Service in the cloud
T-Systems now offers Data Protection as a Managed Service in the AWS Cloud. The AWS Premier Consulting Partner will manage encryption, and create and implement transparent residency controls for customers’ data.
Who or what is TrustPid?
Some telecommunications providers are currently conducting a test with selected advertisers and publishers to investigate the usefulness of a new technical solution for digital advertising and personalized product recommendations. This solution is called TrustPid. As a counter design to the 3rd party cookies that are still present today, TrustPid works with secure, unique, limited validity digital tokens that are generated by assigning random numbers. It is not possible to identify customers directly via these tokens.
Covid-19: WHO commissions T-Systems
The World Health Organization has brought T-Systems on board to develop validation services that confirm the authenticity of digital Covid certificates.
Lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure
European cloud providers have launched an initiative for common infrastructure services that meet Gaia-X requirements. 28 companies and organisations, including Deutsche Telekom, agreed to make their cloud services Gaia-X compliant.
EU Cloud Code of Conduct is another milestone
An article by Claus-Dieter Ulmer, Global Data Privacy Officer and Senior Vice President Group Privacy.
Resilience in the Industry Cloud
Connecting doesn’t just foster closeness and human interaction; The secure sharing of data in “industry clouds” makes the economy stronger and more resilient.
Sovereign Cloud as a building block of Gaia-X
T-Systems-CEO Adel Al-Saleh on the Sovereign Cloud as a building block of Gaia-X.
EU data protection for Microsoft 365
Cloud Privacy Service encrypts all content data and content meta data saved in Microsoft 365 and pseudonymizes the user’s information on its way to the cloud.
Stop sign for virus
On 1 July 2021, the European Union's digital Covid certificate will come into force.
Data security advisory Board Position paper
In Europe we are often just spectators
T-Systems CEO Adel Al-Saleh identifies the challenges European IT companies face.
The Open Telekom Cloud opens up for professional secrecy holders
The Open Telekom Cloud can now be used by holders of professional secrets within the meaning of Section 203 of the German Criminal Code (§ 203 StGB) for the storage and processing of information requiring special protection.
Schrems II – an agent thriller?
Claus Ulmer, Global Data Privacy Officer, on the Corona warning app, Schrems II and the challenges of the future, on the occasion of European Data Protection Day.
Training and Awareness Measures
Telecommunications companies must train their employees in data protection law at the beginning of their employment relationship. Deutsche Telekom goes beyond this requirement.
DT listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Index for sixth time in a row
Deutsche Telekom once again qualified for the most prestigious sustainability indices, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe (DJSI).
Safety guide: Our tips for keeping you safe on the net
How do you navigate safely on the web? By being cautious, using the right tools, and following our safety tips.
EU-Corona Gateway: We are live!
The corona tracing apps from Germany, Italy, and Ireland are now working together hand-in-hand. An article by Juergen Mueller and Adel Al-Saleh.
GAIA-X Takes Major Step Toward Sovereign European Digital Infrastructure
The GAIA-X Initiative announced today that it is one step closer to its goal of a trustworthy, sovereign digital infrastructure for Europe, with the official signing of incorporation papers for GAIA-X, a non-profit association that will take the project to the next level.
Corona-Warn-App runs in Germany
Now it is here, the starting signal for the much-anticipated corona warning app of the German government.
Europe needs data protection certification at long last
An article by Dr. Claus-Dieter Ulmer, Global Data Privacy Officer and Senior Vice President Group Privacy.
Draft Code of Conduct pseudonymisation
A working paper of the Data Protection Focus Group of the Platform Security, Protection and Trust for Society and Business at the Digital Summit 2019.
Your data is safe with us – data privacy in everyday business
Deutsche Telekom has access to a great deal of data, from customers and employees alike. With this comes great responsibility – to protect this data and deal with it in a responsible manner.
Deutsche Telekom reduces Board of Management
The Board areas Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance and Human Resources will be merged with the beginning of 2020. Birgit Bohle will head the new Board area.
Not my problem – it’s so far away: a remote dystopia?
The Chinese Social Credit System is reminiscent of a surveillance state. Is it true? And is Europe different?
Guiding principles artificial intelligence
Deutsche Telekom has published guiding principals for artificial intelligence regarding data protection.
Telekom Deutschland handles customer data responsibly.
Requirements for the use of pseudonymisation solutions
A working paper of the Data Protection Focus Group of the Platform Security, Protection and Trust for Society and Business at the Digital Summit 2018.
No end to regulation…?
An article by Dr. Claus-Dieter Ulmer, the Deutsche Telekom Group's Data Privacy Officer.
General Data Protection Regulation implemented
Since May 25, 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation is applicable. Before the entry into force of the new regulation Deutsche Telekom already took data privacy very serious.
Deutsche Telekom restructures Data Privacy Advisory Board
Deutsche Telekom is realigning the strategy and composition of its Data Privacy Advisory Board. It will focus more on ethical and sociopolitical issues of data privacy.
White Paper Pseudonymisiation
White paper on the deployment of pseudonymization solutions drafted by Deutsche Telekom and the Data Protection Focus Group.
Group Privacy Activity report 2017
Annual report for the group board of management for download.
Deutsche Telekom launches competition for privacy bots
Is data privacy falling by the wayside in the rush to digitize? Deutsche Telekom is launching a competition to prove that this does not have to be the case.
Uniform interpretation of EU data protection law
A standardized data protection law is coming into force across the EU. But what does this new general regulation mean for Deutsche Telekom and its subsidiaries? Group Privacy has now drawn up a set of standardized rules for the Group as a whole: the Binding Interpretations.
Digitization and data privacy – a contradiction in terms?
How Deutsche Telekom protects data in a digitized world.
Data Privacy and Data Usage – A German point of view
Digitization and Data Privacy are inseparably linked. Our click path shows, how Germans think about data security and which issues are particularly important to them.
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2015
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2015 of Deutsche Telekom for download.
Data Privacy Advisory Board set to continue its work
The external experts on the Board are continuing their work: Telekom's Board of Management has extended the committee's mandate for two further years.
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2014
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2014 of Deutsche Telekom for download.
Data Privacy: NSA affair is an opportunity
The new report from Deutsche Telekom addresses the consequences and shows how things will go forward in data privacy and cybersecurity.
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2013
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2013 of Deutsche Telekom for download.
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2012
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2012 of Deutsche Telekom for download.
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2011
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2011 of Deutsche Telekom to download.
Data Privacy Report 2010
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2010 of Deutsche Telekom to download.
Data Privacy Report 2009
Report Data Privacy and Data Security 2009 of Deutsche Telekom to download.
Data Privacy Advisory Board established for Deutsche Telekom.
Data Privacy Advisory Board
Independent data privacy experts advise the Management Board of Deutsche Telekom.
Audits and certification
This is how the Group ensures a high level of data protection.
Trainings and Awareness
This is how the Group trains its employees.
Privacy and Security Assessment
Technical Security and Data Privacy in a Single Process.
Statement of Telekom Group on the review of the GDPR
The general data protection regulation has created a good basis for data processing in the European Union on the basis of uniform rules. Experience to date shows, however, that the intended harmonisation is in jeopardy. The experience of the Deutsche Telekom Group has therefore shown that improvements are necessary.
General Data Protection Regulation
Statement of Deutsche Telekom on the occasion of the hearing of the Committee for Digitisation and Innovation - "Ensuring high data protection standards - supporting industry in the implementation of the European data protection reform" of the state parliament with application examples for pseudonymised data processing in the telecommunications environment.
Plea on e-Privacy Regulation
Plea of European Telecom Data Privacy Officers and Heads of Privacy of Europe’s leading telecommunications operators on e-Privacy Regulation.
Data privacy in a digital world
New technical developments come along with further challenges for data privacy. Here you can find our position and how we can ensure that your data is secure in future.
Right to data portability
Statement on the Guidelines on the right to data portability of the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party.