Regulations & Compliance

Telephone recording rules and regulations exist across the world, in various forms. Some require consent, others specify retention periods and so on. Below is a compilation of the many regulatory bodies around the globe and the particular laws they govern, which pertain to the recording of telephone conversations. Below you will also find links to documents which illuminate each ruling’s call recording specifications.



French Data Protection Authority (Simplified Norm NS 47)


Federal Republic of Germany (Sec. 201 of the German Criminal Code)


The Central Government or State Government (Indian Telegraph Act 1885)