Who we are
Budapest Scoring, Inc (we, us, our or Budapest Scoring) collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so in the European Union (EU), or if you are located in the EU and we offer services to you, we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies across the European Union, including in the United Kingdom (UK). We are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
What personal information do we collect and use?
We may collect information about you when you visit our website or in connection with our services, including but not limited to when you book or send us your inquiry about a shared session or register for one of our mailing lists.
We may collect the following information:
your contact details including your name, email address, invoicing details, phone number and mobile phone number;
your country of residence;
any other personal information you provide to us in relation to our services.
When visiting our website or accessing our services, we may also collect and store the following details:
IP address from which you access our website or services;
the date and time you access our website or services;
any third party website from which you linked to our website or accessed our Service;
statistics on page views, traffic to-and-from our website and services; and
other transactional information about your access to our website or services.
In visiting our website or accessing our services, we may also utilize “cookies” to serve you more efficiently. A cookie does not identify you personally, but it does identify your computer. You can set your internet browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and this will provide you with an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance.
How do we use personal information and what reasons do we have for doing so where the GDPR applies?
We will use your personal information for the purpose of providing our services to you or your organisation.
In addition to using your personal information to provide our services to you or your organisation, this information may be used:
to administer our services including contacting you in relation to payments;
to verify your identity, respond to your requests, and contact you when necessary;
to provide you with news, information and material in relation to our services or direct marketing and promotional content of us, our partners and affiliates;
to monitor who is accessing our website or using our services;
to profile the type of people using our website or services;
to improve our website or services; and
as otherwise permitted by law.
Where the GDPR applies we rely on the following lawful reasons to collect and use your personal data and on occasion more than one lawful reason (basis) set out below may apply to the processing:
our legitimate interests in marketing and providing our services globally for both our benefit and that of our customers and contacts interested in what we provide;
to perform or enter into any contract we may have with you;
to comply with our legal obligations;
to protect your vital interests or that of another person (e.g. in an emergency); or
where you consent to the processing where we ask you to (e.g. for certain sorts of marketing or other processing where the law either requires this or where it is our policy from time to time to seek consent for such processing).
Third party services
Our website may contain links and pointers to third party services. These links to third party services are provided for your convenience only.
Third party services are not under our control and we are not responsible for third party services (including the suitability for your intended use of the third party services). We do not endorse or recommend any third party services or any associated provider organization or their product or services. You should make your enquiries as to the suitability of any third party service.
Third party services may also utilize cookies.
You are responsible for reading the privacy policies or statements associated with the third party services.
To whom do we disclose personal information?
We may disclose your personal information to:
parties to whom you authorise us to disclose your personal information;
third parties which provide services to us (for example our business outsourcing providers who assist us in providing our services to you and providing finance and IT services);
our partners, affiliates, contractors and consultants, assisting us in the provision of services to you;
government and regulatory authorities, as required or authorised by law, including to comply with any obligation we (or our service providers) may have to give notice of any eligible data breaches in the United States (where our company Budapest Scoring, Inc is located) or another relevant jurisdiction; or
other third parties as permitted by law.
Please note that such parties may be located outside of the United States.
Please note that some countries outside the UK or EU (including United States) do not have the same data protection laws as the UK or EU. We will ensure that any transfer to such countries of your personal information in cases where the GDPR applies to such transfer, either by us or by any third party supplier to whom we provide your information, will (unless the European Commission considers their laws adequate) be subject to appropriate or suitable relevant safeguards (e.g. legally binding contract containing European Commission-approved model clauses or terms consistent with them, or for transfers to the US, the EU-US Privacy Shield) to the extent required under the GDPR that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information. If you have any queries about the basis upon which we may transfer your personal information outside of the United States please contact us.
Under the GDPR (where it applies), you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information
require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
where the processing is based on your consent you may withdraw your consent at any time
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see for example the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
email, call or write to us (contact details below) and let us have enough information to identify you [(eg account number, user name, registration details)],
let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
let us know the information to which your request relates, including any account or reference numbers, if you have them.
Can I opt-out of providing personal information?
The provision of your personal information is required in order to access, or use, our website, to enable us to provide you with the services or to contact you for marketing or promotional purposes.
In addition, we may still use or disclose that information if:
we subsequently notify you of the intended disclosure and you do not object to that use or disclosure;
we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for government or public security in the performance of their functions;
to enforce our terms and conditions or to protect our rights;
to protect the safety of members of the public and users of our website and services; or
we are required by law to disclose the information.
Can I opt-out of promotional and marketing content?
You may elect to opt-out of receiving direct marketing and promotional communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletters.
Data security and storage; how long we keep your information
We will take reasonable steps to protect all personal information which we hold from misuse, loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
You should be aware that, when using our website or our services, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. We do not warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet and you do so at your own risk.
We will destroy, delete or de-identify your personal information within a reasonable time after the end of the period mentioned in the previous paragraph, unless we are required to retain it by law.
How can you access and correct or ask us to delete or cease processing your personal information?
We encourage you to update us regularly with your personal information to ensure we hold information about you that is up-to-date, accurate and complete. You may make a request for access to or correction of any personal information we hold about you. We may request you to verify your identity before processing your request.
A fee will not apply to making a request for access or update to or deletion of your personal information. A fee may apply and be charged for providing the information to you. The fee covers the cost to us in collating, copying and providing certain information to you. We will only charge this fee where it is lawful for us to do so.
In some circumstances where we correct a record, we may still require retention of the original record.
In some circumstances, we may refuse to provide you with access to or correct your personal information including, but not limited to, where:
giving access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others;
the information relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings, and the information would not be discoverable in those proceedings;
giving access would be unlawful;
denying access is otherwise required or authorised by law; or
the request for access is frivolous or vexatious.
If we refuse to provide you with access to or correct your personal information, we will provide you with an explanation in writing.
How to contact us or complain
We would ask that any complaint should be made first in writing to us. We will then respond to your complaint in writing and in accordance with any timeframes required by law. We may require you to provide further information about your complaint to duly assess your complaint. Please note that where it applies, the GDPR also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.
services means any of our services including, but not limited to, use of our website or registration with, or accessing or downloading content from, any of our online services;
website means the websites at https://www.budapestscoring.com;
terms and conditions means the terms and conditions applicable to our services and available at our website;
third party services means internet sites maintained by third party providers;
you, or your means any person, business, company or organization accessing or using the website or the services through the website.
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