GDPR

What is GDPR?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

  • is the strictest data protection regime in the world
  • affects every company who handles personal data of EU data subjects
  • is effective from 25 May 2018

Why does it matter?

Falling foul with the GDPR can have serious consequences to your company such as

  • fines up to EUR 20 Million or 4% of your global annual turnover
  • reputational loss
  • lack of trust towards your company

Do you need help in preparing for GDPR?
Ask our expert, dr. Anita Vereb, specialized in data protection & privacy law!

Dr. Anita Vereb - Lawyer specialized in Data Protection

"Data protection cannot be 'luxury' anymore."

Dr. Anita Vereb
Lawyer specialized in Data Protection
Data Protection Officer

Would like to know more?

Download our E-book: Ready, Steady, Go GDPR

Ready, Steady, Go GDPR Ebook

Testimonials

"Young, and dynamic team"

They easily understood what we need and delivered up to the mark. If they continue this, they will go far.

Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft.

Bessenyey Balázs
Managing Director
Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft.

"Only starting the project was hard!"

It turned out already during the preliminary discussions with SMARTLEGAL that we chose a very professional team. We received a custom-tailored GDPR documentation within the deadline, and as project closing, we could participate in an interesting on-site training!

ALBIS Plastic Kft.

Barna Lükő
Managing Director
ALBIS Plastic Kft.

"Quick, efficient and professional."

What else is expected form a legal advisor?

Business Training Associates Ltd.

Marianne Hokky
Managing Director
Business Training Associates Ltd.

"Helpful & knowledgeable."

The GDPR compliance seemed initially like a very complex and stressful project but SMARTLEGAL made the entire process very easy. I think the key contributor is their approach to really understanding their client’s business, enabling them to build a tailored solution. This was very helpful also for our American parent company who was also affected by GDPR.

The Carlstar Group Ltd.

Paul Taylor
Managing Director
The Carlstar Group Ltd.

How can we help?

GDPR Due Diligence

We make a comprehensive due diligence to assess the current state of data protection and develop an action plan to reach compliance.

GDPR Compliance

Based on the action plan we draft the policies and procedures your company needs to follow to be compliant with the GDPR.

GDPR Training

Based on the adopted policies and procedures we make a custom-tailored data protection awareness training for your employees.

HOW TO INFORM DATA SUBJECTS ABOUT CCTV SURVEILLANCE IN A GDPR-COMPLIANT WAY?

Operating video surveillance in a GDPR-compliant way can be a real challenge for data controllers in Hungary. A key aspect of the compliance with the GDPR is how the controller informs the data subjects (e.g. employees or customers) about the CCTV surveillance. Luckily, the European Data Protection Board which is the data protection authority of the EU has recently published a guideline on this issue. Read our short summary so that you know what to include in your camera privacy notice.

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SZIGET FESTIVAL FINED RECORD HUF 30 MILLION FOR GDPR BREACHES – WHAT WENT WRONG?

A few days prior to the first anniversary of the entry into force of the GDPR the Hungarian Data Protection Authority imposed the biggest data protection fine in Hungary so far. The target was the biggest Hungarian festival organizer company thanks to whom the public may enjoy the SZIGET, the VOLT or the Balaton Sound Festival. The Data Protection Authority reviewed the check-in system of the festival and the data processing in relation with the check-in. In our short article we summarize the mistakes the Authority identified.

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CAN YOU PAY MORE FOR THE SAME WORK IN HUNGARY? - FRESH DECISION OF THE CURIA

Are you negotiating on salary with a new colleague in Hungary? Even if salary is subject to free negotiation, a higher salary for the same work can cause a tension in wage levels. In our short article we summarize the fresh decision of the Curia which can serve as a compass in relation with the applicability of the equal pay principle.

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