Release of data to public authorities

Release of data to public authorities

DK Hostmaster may release information about anonymous registrants to the following public authorities.

Police and prosecuting authorities

In accordance with the Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data, personal data associated with registrations of .dk domain names may be released to police and prosecuting authorities when required for investigations of criminal offences. The individuals concerned will not be informed about the release of the data.

Danish Complaints Board for Domain Names

In accordance with the Danish Domain Names Act, personal data associated with registrations of .dk domain names may be released to the Danish Complaints Board for Domain Names when required by the Complaints Board in connection with processing of a complaint. In such cases, DK Hostmaster will inform the individuals concerned.

Danish Ministry of Culture

When required by the Danish Act on Legal Deposit of Published Material, and in accordance with the Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data, personal data associated with registrations of .dk domain names may be released to the Danish Ministry of Culture. The individuals concerned will not be informed about the release of the data.

Danish tax authorities (SKAT)

When the request for release of data is based on Section 8 C of the Danish Tax Control Act and/or Section 75 (1) of the Danish Value-Added Tax Act, personal data associated with registrations of .dk domain names and user IDs may be released to the Danish tax authorities (SKAT). In such cases, unless SKAT requests otherwise, DK Hostmaster will inform the individuals concerned.

Danish Data Inspectorate

Personal data associated with registrations of .dk domain names and user IDs may be released to the Danish Data Inspectorate when release of data is requested in the course of the Danish Data Inspectorate’s hearing of a complaint. In such cases, unless the Danish Data Inspectorate requests otherwise, DK Hostmaster will inform the individuals concerned.

Other public authorities

In the case of public authorities other than those mentioned above, DK Hostmaster may release personal data associated with the registration of .dk domain names if this is required pursuant to other legislation, including the Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data.

In such cases, DK Hostmaster will inform the individuals concerned, unless in the course of its case administration the public authority in question deems it inappropriate to inform the individuals concerned and expressly requests DK Hostmaster to refrain from doing so.

Request for data

If you are a public authority and you require access to publicly available information, read more here.

 

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