President of the Hungarian DPA Nominated by the Prime Minister

The website of the Hungarian Government www.kormany.hu reports that the Prime Minister has nominated former data protection ombudsman Attila Péterfalvi for President of the National Agency for Data Protection and Freedom of Information which will be set up as of Continue reading President of the Hungarian DPA Nominated by the Prime Minister

UPDATED – Workplace Privacy in the Bill on the New Hungarian Labour Code

The Hungarian Government has very recently submitted to the Parliament the draft bill on the new Labour Code (the ‘Bill’) which is currently under general debate in the plenum. As regards the current legal situation in Hungary, we already posted Continue reading UPDATED – Workplace Privacy in the Bill on the New Hungarian Labour Code

UPDATED – Hungarian NGOs Against the New Data Protection Act

The Eötvös Károly Institute, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union approached the European Union with a joint request regarding the new data protection act (Act No. CXII of 2011 on Informational Self-Determination and Freedom of Information). Continue reading UPDATED – Hungarian NGOs Against the New Data Protection Act