Guidance on the DPA Registration of Financial Service Providers

The Hungarian Information Act (effective from 1 January 2012) requires the notification and registration of customer related data processing activities of financial service providers (namely banks, insurance companies and investment service providers) located in Hungary, which is a prerequisite of Continue reading Guidance on the DPA Registration of Financial Service Providers

2012 Summary Report of the Hungarian DPA Published

The Hungarian Data Protection Authority has recently published its Summary Report for 2012 in English which is a snapshot of the first months of a new Authority replacing the Data Protection Commissioner and its Office. Notably, the Report also contains Continue reading 2012 Summary Report of the Hungarian DPA Published

DPA Communication on Pending Data Protection Registrations

The Act No CXII of 2011 on Informational Self-Determination and Freedom of Information introduced excessively burdensome data protection registration requirements for data controllers. Under the new rules, notification of data processing to the DPA is a must, unless notification has Continue reading DPA Communication on Pending Data Protection Registrations