Hungarian DPA’s 2015 Annual Report Published

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The Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency recently released its 2015 annual report, including enforcement statistics. The report shows a significant increase in the number of cases handled by the DPA again in 2015. This trend is expected Continue reading Hungarian DPA’s 2015 Annual Report Published

Bill on Public Interest Disclosure – New Whistleblowing Rules for Hungary

The Hungarian Ministry of Justice and Police has recently released a bill on Public Interest Disclosure (the Bill) for public consultation purposes. The Bill is intended to replace the Fair Process Act of 2009 authorizing the processing of personal data Continue reading Bill on Public Interest Disclosure – New Whistleblowing Rules for Hungary

European Commission launches infringement proceedings against Hungary

The European Commission announced today that it will launch accelerated infringement proceedings against Hungary, inter alia, due to the violation of independence of its data protection authority, since the new data protection legislation of Hungary prematurely terminated the Data Protection Continue reading European Commission launches infringement proceedings against Hungary