Klaus Schmidt, Alejandro Laje, The Proportionality and Solidarity Principles and Their Impact on Privacy Laws in German Jurisprudence, Laws 2016, 5(2), 27
Privacy laws and the use of information technology that guarantee confidentiality and information integrity are components of an individual’s rights in German jurisprudence. The protection of a person’s identity, information, ideas, feelings, emotions and particularly the way to communicate them is considered essential to human dignity. Extensive studies in these areas has made this protection a central pillar of law-related research in Germany.
principle of proportionality; principle of solidarity; German jurisprudence; analysis of cases; international jurisprudence