It became necessary with the entry into force and application of the GDPR, amend the domestic sectoral laws, which proposals are expected to be adopted by the Parliament this week. The draft also affects the provisions of the Labour Code.
Read more: Legislative changes on the bill related to GDPR
The Hungarian Data Protection Authority (NAIH) imposed a fine of one million forints on a company with a turnover of 15 million forints, which the Authority considered to be a symbolic amount of money, for not restricting and issuing copies of camera recordings, despite a request from the data subject.
Read more: NAIH imposed a fine of one million forints
On 21 January 2019, the French Data Protection Authority (the ‘CNIL’) fined Google EUR 50 million for infringement of the GDPR. Though this decision only concerned user data, given the unprecedented amount of the fine, it should be considered a warning to all companies to ensure that their personal data management practices, including on HR matters, are GDPR compliant.
Read more: Google fined €50 million for infringing the GDPR