Message from the Executive Director

Ms. Patricia Adusei-Poku


On behalf of our dedicated and committed team, I am pleased to welcome you to the Data Protection Commission’s website which is intended to inform you about the Commission and its mandate as well as educate and empower you on your rights and obligations under the Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843).

We are an independent statutory body set up under Act 843 to ensure the protection of personal information or data by regulating the manner in which such information is handled whiles also empowering individuals like you on how to protect or ensure the protection of their personal information.

It is therefore my pleasure to urge you to visit and use the website for a better understanding of our mandate as well as your rights and obligations under Act 843.  This website is one more way to reach out to you, introduce our services, and solicit your comments, suggestions and criticisms to improve your experience on this platform.

Thank You.