GDPR

Adatvédelem mindenkinek / Data protection for everyone


Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data

2019. május 13. 08:00 - poklaszlo

Last November, 2018/1807/EU Regulation on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union was adopted and it shall be applicable from May 29, 2019 in all Member States. The Regulation no. 2018/1807 applies to any data that is not covered by the GDPR, i.e. any data that is…

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Data processing in the course of providing online services

2019. április 25. 09:00 - poklaszlo

Important new guidelines became available

Online services became part of our everyday life. The provision of online services, in almost all cases, goes hand in hand with data processing. On the one hand, we provide our data intentionally to the service providers when we decide to use services online but in other cases, data are collected…

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GDPR fining policy issued by the Dutch Data Protection Authority

2019. március 18. 09:00 - poklaszlo

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) was the first data protection authority in the EU that has published a fining policy detailing the principles for setting administrative fines in specific cases. The impact of the fining policy issued by the Dutch Data Protection…

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E-mail encryption - How to meet GDPR requirements?

2019. március 04. 09:30 - poklaszlo

One of the biggest challenges in meeting data protection requirements is to translate the general principles and rules into concrete actions and daily routines. How much and what data is needed to achieve a particular purpose? How can we obtain the necessary consent? How can we provide proper…

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Dichotomy paradox

2019. január 28. 11:00 - poklaszlo

or continuous struggle for data protection compliance

January 28 is the Data Protection Day since 2007. The goal of Data Protection Day is to raise awareness of data protection, which may never have been as current as nowadays. The extensive use and processing of personal data is very common in our everyday lives (we use smartphones, smart watches,…

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Data processing in the context of a contract

2019. január 21. 11:00 - poklaszlo

GDPR provides various legal basis for data processing activities, including consent, legitimate interest, mandatory processing. One option is the legal basis that can be applicable to contractual relationships. According to the Preamble to the Regulation:  Processing should be lawful where it is…

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Passwords and the GDPR

2019. január 07. 11:00 - poklaszlo

Surveys show that very few people choose passwords that are strong enough, and many prefer to use the same password on multiple, or even all, online platforms. Similarly to PIN codes, where 1-2-3-4 and other easily solvable combinations are the most popular ones, we are not careful enough about…

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Lists of mandatory DPIAs

2018. november 26. 08:00 - poklaszlo

GDPR requires supervisory authories to establish and make public their lists of the kind of processing operations which are subject to the requirement for a data protection impact assessment (DPIA). 22 supervisory authorities submitted their draft lists to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)…

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List of mandatory data protection impact assessments in Hungary

2018. november 21. 22:00 - poklaszlo

The Hungarian Data Protection Authority (NAIH) published its "black list" on processing activities that shall be subject to data protection impact assessment, in line with Section 35 (4) of the GDPR. The European Data Protection Board provided its opinion on the draft list at the end of September…

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