Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Privacy Notice

Data controller:
Name: Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Abbreviated name of the chamber: BKIK
Head office: 1016 Budapest, Krisztina krt. 99th
Mailing address: 1535 Budapest, Pf. 903.
E-mail address:
Phone number: +36 (1) 488 2041
Chamber registration number: 01-03-0000005
Tax number: 18067666-2-41
Represented by: Elek Nagy, president
Data Protection Officer: Dr. András Szilágyi
Phone: +36 1 488 2041

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry maintains its records, carries out its statistical data collection, data processing and information provision activities in accordance with the applicable legislation and EU regulations in force at any given time; handles personal data held by the chamber. In the case of all processes (activities), an inventory of personal data assets and risk analysis are prepared. The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry acts with great care in its data management and processing, which serves to prevent the occurrence of data protection incidents.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry, hereinafter referred to as the data controller, acknowledges the content of the declaration as binding on it, but reserves the right to change the declaration, provided that it notifies the data subjects of the changes in due time.

The data controller attaches great importance to respecting the right of its customers to self-determination of information. It treats personal data confidentially and takes all measures to ensure the security of the data.

Data management principles:

Personal data can be processed if

(a) the data subject consents (voluntarily), or

  1. b) it is ordered by law (other legislation) or a local government decree on the basis of its authorization for a purpose based on the public interest (mandatory).

Personal data may be transferred and the various data processing operations may be combined if the data subject has consented to it or is permitted by law and if the conditions for data processing are met for each personal data.

Personal data may only be processed for a specific purpose, in order to exercise a specific right and fulfill an obligation.

Only personal data that is essential for the realization of the purpose of data processing, suitable for the achievement of the purpose, may be processed only to the extent and for the time necessary for the realization of the purpose. Voluntary personal data may only be processed with informed consent.

The data subject shall be informed in a clear, comprehensible and detailed manner of all facts relating to the processing of his data, in particular the purpose and legal basis of the processing, the person authorized to process and process the data, the duration of the processing and who may have access. The information should also cover the data subject’s rights and remedies.

The use of a general and uniform personal identification mark that can be used without restrictions is prohibited.

Personal data processed

(a) their recruitment and treatment are fair and lawful;

(b) be accurate, complete and, where necessary, timely;

(c) be stored in such a way that the data subject can be identified only for the time necessary for the purpose of storage

The transfer of data to the EEA States shall be deemed to take place within the territory of Hungary. Personal data may be transferred to a controller or processor in a third country if the data subject has expressly consented to it or is permitted by law and an adequate level of protection of personal data is ensured during the handling or processing of the transferred data in the third country.

Scope of personal data

Data management is based on voluntary consent.

We would like to draw the attention of informants to the fact that if they do not provide their own personal data, it is the duty of the informant to obtain the consent of the data subject.

The scope of the managed data: username, password, surname and first name, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, company name, date and time of registration.

Deadline for deleting data: ten years from the last registration, and in the case of consents to the newsletter, until the consent is withdrawn. The accounting documents are kept for 8 years pursuant to Section 169 (2) of Act C of 2000 on Accounting. Personnel data from employment and assignments may not be discarded in accordance with the law; in this case, the legal basis for data processing is the fulfillment of a legal obligation

What are cookies and how do we handle them?

Cookies are small data files (hereinafter referred to as cookies) that are placed on your computer via the website using the website and saved and stored by your internet browser. Most of the most commonly used Internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) accept and allow the download and use of cookies by default, but it is up to you to refuse or disable them by changing your browser settings, or to delete cookies already stored on your computer. can delete. For more information on the use of cookies, see the “help” menu item in each browser.

BKIK will inform you about the cookies requiring consent – if the data management starts already by visiting the site – at the beginning of the first visit and we will ask for your consent.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry does not use or allow cookies that allow third parties to collect data without your consent.

Acceptance of cookies is not obligatory, however, BKIK is not responsible if our website may not work as expected if cookies are not enabled.

Customer correspondence of the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry

If you have any questions or problems while using our services, you can contact the customer service by phone and e-mail in connection with the service. The data controller will delete the received letters, together with the name and e-mail address of the sender and other personal data voluntarily provided, up to five years after the case has been settled.

BKIK does not need to provide personal data in order to view the information published on the website, which is accessible to anyone. BKIK automatically receives the following information about visitors to the website: the visitor’s IP address, the date of the visit, the subpages and content viewed on the website.

This data is displayed in Google Analytics due to automatic data transfer. BKIK uses this data exclusively for the analysis of the website and for checking the safe operation of the website.

Data management related to the application for the event on the website and the initiation of the procedure.

BKIK uses the data provided during the applications for the events on the website to send additional information about the given events and to create an invoice.

The computer systems of the website and other data storage locations can be found at the headquarters of the data controller.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry selects and operates the IT tools used for the management of personal data during the provision of its services in such a way that the managed data:

(a) accessible to those entitled to it (availability);

  1. b) its authenticity and authentication are ensured (authenticity of data management);

(c) its integrity can be demonstrated (data integrity);

(d) be protected against unauthorized access (data confidentiality).

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry ensures the protection of the security of data management with technical, organizational and organizational measures that provide a level of protection appropriate to the risks related to data management.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry preserves it during data management

(a) confidentiality: protects information so that only those who have access to it can access it;

(b) integrity: protects the accuracy and completeness of the information and the method of processing;

(c) availability: ensuring that, when the authorized user needs it, he has effective access to the information required and the means to do so.

The IT system and network of the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry are protected against computer-assisted fraud, espionage, sabotage, vandalism, fire and flood, as well as computer viruses, computer hacking and denial-of-service attacks. The operator ensures security with server-level and application-level protection procedures.

We inform users that electronic messages transmitted over the Internet, regardless of protocol (e-mail, web, ftp, etc.), are vulnerable to network threats that lead to unfair activity, contract disputes, or the disclosure or modification of information. To protect against such threats, the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry will take all precautionary measures expected of it. It monitors the systems to record any security incidents and provide evidence of any security incidents. System monitoring also makes it possible to check the effectiveness of the precautions taken.

Data and contact details of the data controller

  • Name: Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Headquarters: 1016 Budapest, Krisztina krt. 99th
  • Website:
  • Tax number: 18067666-2-41
  • Electronic contact:
  • Telephone contact: +36 (1) 488 2041


The data subject may request information on the processing of his or her personal data, as well as request the correction or deletion of his or her personal data, with the exception of data processing prescribed by law, in the manner indicated in the data collection.

At the request of the data subject, the data controller shall provide information on the data processed by the processor or the data controller, the purpose, legal basis, duration, name, address (registered office) and activities of the data controller, as well as who and for what purpose they receive or have received the data. The data controller shall provide the information in writing in a comprehensible form as soon as possible after the submission of the request, but no later than within 30 days. This information shall be free of charge if the person requesting the information has not yet submitted a request for information on the same area to the controller in the current year. In other cases, the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry will reimburse costs.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry deletes personal data if its processing is illegal, the data subject requests it, the purpose of data processing has ceased or the time limit for storing data has expired, ordered by a court or the National Data Protection and Freedom of Information Authority.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry notifies the data subject of the rectification and deletion, as well as all those to whom the data was previously transmitted for data management purposes. It shall withhold notification if it does not harm the legitimate interests of the data subject with regard to the purpose of the processing.

The data subject may object to the processing of his or her personal data if

  1. a) the processing (transfer) of personal data is necessary only for the enforcement of the right or legitimate interest of the data controller or the data recipient, unless the data processing has been ordered by law;

(b) personal data are used or transmitted for the purposes of direct business acquisition, public opinion polling or scientific research;

  1. c) the exercise of the right to protest is otherwise permitted by law.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry – with the simultaneous suspension of data processing – shall examine the protest as soon as possible, but not later than within 15 days from the submission of the application, and shall inform the applicant in writing of the result. If the objection is justified, the controller shall terminate the processing, including further data collection and transfer, and block the data, as well as notify all persons to whom the personal data affected by the objection have previously been transmitted and who shall take action on the objection. are obliged to take measures to enforce the right to protest.

If the data subject does not agree with the decision made by the data controller, he or she may appeal against it to the court within 30 days of its notification.

The Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry may not delete the data subject’s data if the data processing has been ordered by law. However, the data may not be transferred to the data recipient if the data controller has agreed to the protest or the court has established the legitimacy of the protest.

If the data subject’s rights are violated, he or she may take legal action against the data controller. The court is acting out of turn in the case.

Remedies and complaints can be lodged with the National Data Protection and Freedom of Information Authority:

Headquarters: 1125 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet avenue 22 / c
Postal address: 1530 Budapest, Pf .: 5.
Phone: +36 (1) 391-1400

Budapest, June 2, 2018