Organizations have imposed various obligations to combat the spread of COVID-19. On May 4, the Hungarian government introduced provisions to strengthen the legal basis of COVID-19-related data processing operations. In this Privacy Perspectives piece, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Senior Counsel Márton Domokos looks at the provisions and debate around suspending the EU General Data Protection Regulation during the pandemic. "The total suspension of data subjects’ access rights is debatable because trust and transparency regarding data processing play a key role in the operation of an organization, in particular during the COVID-19 pandemic," Domokos writes.
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