Hungary DPA Recommendation on information notice requirements

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On 9 October 2015, the Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (Hungary DPA) issued a comprehensive recommendation (the Recommendation) concerning the content of the prior notice from the data controller to data subjects about the processing of their Continue reading Hungary DPA Recommendation on information notice requirements

Safe Harbor ruling affecting Hungarian businesses

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In its recently released decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that the EU Commission’s US Safe Harbour adequacy decision (Commission Decision 2000/520/EC of 26 July 2000) is invalid and therefore no longer a valid method Continue reading Safe Harbor ruling affecting Hungarian businesses

DPA Guidance on the Authorization of Binding Corporate Rules in Hungary

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Under Hungarian data protection laws, Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) were earlier completely omitted from the list of instruments guaranteeing adequate level of protection in the context of international data transfers. Accordingly, it was a long awaited step to recognize the Continue reading DPA Guidance on the Authorization of Binding Corporate Rules in Hungary