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

Sub-Processing Introduced Into the Information Act

Hungarian data protection law generally forbids sub-processing of processing operations by data processors since 1999. This means in practice that a processor of processing services could not sub-contract data processing to other processors – even if the data subject and Continue reading Sub-Processing Introduced Into the Information Act

New Guidance on Internal Whistleblowing in Hungary

The Data Protection Commissioner, the Hungarian Data Protection Authority has released several guidances (Guidance Nr 271/K/2007, Guidance Nr 295/K/2007 as well as Guidance Nr 652/K/2007) concerning the operation of whistleblowing systems, employee ethics hotlines in Hungary in the past. Continue reading New Guidance on Internal Whistleblowing in Hungary