How to complain and obtain compensation for unlawful communications, video and audio monitoring?

If you suspect, or are aware of, the fact that you have been covertly monitored or your communications have been intercepted and you believe that it has not been done 

  • in accordance with legal provisions and/or 
  • is not necessary and proportionate for the protection of other legitimate interests

you can challenge the lawfulness of the decision or activity taken before the competent authority.

There are different requirements, depending on whether the secret surveillance was carried out by

  • an investigative authority or
  • security authority

Moreover, the procedure of contesting surveillance activities also varies in accordance to by which authority the given activity had been warranted.


Last updated 08/06/2019