More Responsibility

More Responsibility

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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.

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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.

Independent data privacy experts advise the Management Board of Deutsche Telekom

The Data Privacy Advisory Board is an independent advisory body to Deutsche Telekom AG’s Board of Management. It provides a forum for sharing knowledge constructively with leading data privacy experts from academia, business, government, and independent organizations. It advises on key data privacy and data security issues. The remit also covers aspects of digitalization, societal developments and ethical issues.

Thomas Kremer, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance at Deutsche Telekom on the work of the Data Privacy Advisory Board


Members of the Data Privacy Advisory Board

Member of the Executive Board for Law and Security, Bitkom e.V. ,Deputy Chair of the Verein Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft e.V. (SRIW), and participant in Deutschland sicher im Netz e.V.


Board member of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC).

An adjunct professor of Constitutional Law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice from 1998 to 2005, former President of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and the German Federal Intelligence Service.


Lawyer and essayist, managing director of TERAMARK Technologies GmbH since 2009.


Chair for Communication Systems and Network Security at the Universität der Bundeswehr München, Director of the CODE (Cyber Defense) Research Institute, member of the Advisory Board and Supervisory Board of Giesecke+Devrient GmbH, member of the Supervisory Board of BWI IT GmbH and BWI Systeme GmbH, and member of the Administrative Board of the German National Research and Education Network (DFN).


Former German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, and Chairman of the European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection (EAID).


Chairman of the Data Privacy Advisory Council, member of the ver.di National Executive Board and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG, member of the Enquete Commission on “Internet and Digital Society”.


Director of the Institute of Labor Law and Social Security Law at the University of Bonn, and expert at hearings of various Bundestag committees (Labor and Social Affairs, Health, Family, Law, Europe).


Member of the European Parliament and member of the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament as well as legal policy spokesman of the Group of the European People’s Party.


Professor of Labor Law and Information Society Law at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and scientific head of the institute for Data Privacy and Labor Law at d+a consulting GbR in Eppstein.


Professor of Ethics and Theory of Medicine at the University of Cologne, director of the ceres (cologne center for ethics, rights, economics, and social sciences of health) interfaculty center, member of the German Ethics Council, and Chair of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies that advises the European Commission