By today data security and protection of personal data have become one of the most relevant issues of the management of companies. In Hungary adoption of procedures for increasing data privacy awareness is very limited, the Hungarian businesses, in many cases, have made only minimal efforts to comply with local and EU rules concerning data privacy.
All organization which process personal data need to comply with the effective Hungarian legal regulations, meaning that personal data can only be processed if the data processing complies with the Act No. 112 of 2011 on Informational Self-Determination and Freedom of Information (“Privacy Act“), and also the EU implemented the new data protection regulation: Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (“GDPR”) which is directly applicable in Hungary.
As a result of technical evolution, data processing and protection of information have become such a complex area, which, in order to prevent and resolve problems, requires specialized expertise of legal regulations and authority procedures.
Our Alliance, being in possession of in dept knowledge and practical experience, provides thorough legal assistance for our clients to ensure compliance with the local and EU rules via the following main types of services:
organizing complex data protection audits with specialized legal and IT team;
execute GAP analysis in the field of data protection, advising in formulation of data processing and data protection systems, and legalization of data processing which are already in phase of execution;
preparation of GDPR compatible internal procedures, information sheets and orders; also review and advise on already existing documentation;
short deadline support in case of incidents; assistance in communication with the data protection authority;
organization of internal trainings and learning sessions for increasing data privacy awareness, with specialized training material and review/evaluation system;
successive legal support in data protection issues;
preparation of applications for requesting official opinion from the authority.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.