About Adam Liber

Dr. Ádám Liber, LLM, CIPP/E, CIPM is a senior IT/Com, Privacy and Intellectual Property Lawyer in cooperation with the Budapest office of Baker & McKenzie. He has been a tech-savvy advisor to several multinational clients on issues relating to international data transfers, data security, privacy protection and complex outsourcing transactions. Ádám represents clients in connection with authorizations, investigations and audit procedures of the Hungarian Data Protection Authority (DPA), as well as concerning administrative court actions against decisions of the DPA. He holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Ádám is a frequent speaker on conferences and he regularly publishes articles concerning European and Hungarian data protection issues, freedom of information, direct marketing, unfair competition and IP. He is admitted to the Budapest Bar since 2010. Ádám is the General Secretary of the Hungarian Competition Law Association. He is fluent in English and German. E-mail: liber@dataprivacy.hu

Hungarian DPA Guidance on Employment Background Checks

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On 23 August 2016, the Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (DPA) released comprehensive guidance on employment background checks, covering contact requests sent to past employers, criminal background checks and general Internet searches about candidates. Although the DPA’s Continue reading Hungarian DPA Guidance on Employment Background Checks

Hungarian DPA Recommendation on Access Rights to Voice Recordings

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On 11 August 2016, the Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (DPA) released a Recommendation on voice recordings and related access rights of the data subject. The DPA supervises and enforces data protection rights and, in this context, Continue reading Hungarian DPA Recommendation on Access Rights to Voice Recordings

Guidance on Voice Recordings and Call Centre Operations by the Hungarian DPA

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On 9 May 2016, the Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (Hungarian DPA) published comprehensive new guidance (only available in Hungarian), summarizing its practice on voice recordings and call centres. The guidance makes clear that voice recordings – Continue reading Guidance on Voice Recordings and Call Centre Operations by the Hungarian DPA