Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice contains rights and obligations and other important provisions regarding collecting and processing of your personal data in the course of the registration for and attendance of the Central European Startup Awards organised by ISEEQ Kft. (registered seat: 1075 Budapest, Madách Imre út 13-14. Madách Trade C. ép. B. lház. 7. em.; company registry number: 01-09-989390; hereinafter the "ISEEQ”).

ISEEQ acts as a data controller in connection with the collecting and processing of your personal data as explained below. ISEEQ processes your personal data in compliance with the Hungarian Act on Electronic Commerce (Act CVIII of 2001, the “ECommerce Act”) and the Act XLVIII of 2008 on the essential conditions and certain limitations of business advertising activity (hereinafter: “Business Advertising Act”), as well as the Act on Information SelfDetermination and Freedom of Information (Act CXII of 2011, the “Information Act”).

The processing of the herein listed personal data under this Notice is based on your voluntary and informed consent. Your or your company's participation in the Central European Startup Awards is subject to your consent to the processing of your personal data by ISEEQ as explained here. You may at any time freely revoke such of your consent without giving any explanation of it. However, please note that the revocation of your consent to the data processing by ISEEQ will be considered your or your company's withdrawal from the participation in the Central European Startup Awards.

We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal data from any person under the age of majority. Participation in Central European Startup Awards is not available for anyone under the age of eighteen. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal data from anybody under age 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

ISEEQ submitted an application for a data privacy registry number to the National Authority for Data Privacy and Freedom of Information in Hungary.

1. Definitions

The following definitions are determined according to the Information Act:
(i) personal data: shall mean data relating to the data subject, in particular by reference to your name and identification number or one or more factors specific to your physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity as well as conclusions drawn from the data in regard to you;
(ii) your consent: shall mean any freely and expressly given specific and informed indication of your will by which you give your consent to personal data relating to you being processed fully or to the extent of specific operations;
(iii) your objection: shall mean a declaration made by you objecting to the processing of your personal data and requesting the termination of data processing, as well as the deletion of the data processed;
(iv) controller: shall mean natural or legal person, or organization without legal personality which alone or jointly with others determines the purpose and means of data processing; makes and executes decisions concerning data processing (including the means used) or have it executed by a data processor;
(v) data processing: shall mean any operation or all of operations performed on the data, irrespective of the procedure applied; in particular, collecting, recording, registering, classifying, storing, modifying, using, querying, transferring, disclosing, synchronizing or connecting, blocking, deleting and destructing the data, as well as preventing its further use, taking photos, making audio or visual recordings, as well as registering physical characteristics suitable for personal identification (such as fingerprints or palm prints, DNA samples, iris scans).

As stated above, ISEEQ is the data controller of any data which constitutes personal data and uploads by the registration for and attendance of the Central European Startup Awards.

2. Purposes of data processing

ISEEQ will process the below personal data solely (i) to organize the Central European Startup Awards (ii) to assure your or your company's participation in the Central European Startup Awards, (iii) to manage the selection of the winner picked by the jury and as a result of public voting and (iv) to post some information about you or your company on the website of the Central European Startup Awards, http://centraleuropeanstartupawards.com/ (hereinafter the "Website"), furthermore (V) to send advertising and newsletter to the registered contestant, and (VI) for other direct marketing purposes.

3. List of personal data processed

In order to achieve the above purposes, ISEEQ processes the following personal data.

(a) In case of legal entity contestants:

Your name and position within your company; email address, website and other social links of your company which may be directly associated with you; your company’s formation date; name of your investor, the amount invested by him/her in your company, and other financial data related to your company, and about your Company’s operation.

(b) In case of individual contestant:

Your name, age, sex, email address; name of your investor and the amount invested by him/her in your idea, profile picture, notable activities, occupation and industry of work.

Provision of any personal data of third person by you to ISEEQ is subject to the collection of the appropriate consent of such third person by you to the processing of his/her personal data as described herein. That being said, by consenting to this Notice, you hereby state and acknowledge that you obtained the appropriate consent from your or your company's investor to provide ISEEQ with such investor's personal data for the data processing activities described herein. ISEEQ hereby exclude all responsibility relative to the existence of the appropriate consent from such investor or from any third parties to its data processing activities as explained in this Notice.

4. Transfer of and access to personal data

Upon your consent, ISEEQ may transfer the above personal data to NORTHERN STARTUP CONSULTING IVS (registered seat: Borgmestervangen 10, 5. th., 2200 København N, Denmark) if you or your company will become eligible for the participation in the Global Startup Awards or Nordic Startup Awards as a result of your or your company's results in the Central European Startup Awards. NORTHERN STARTUP CONSULTING IVS will act as a data controller and process the above personal data relative to the organization of the Global Startup Awards or Nordic Startup Awards.

As a condition of your or your company's participation in the Central European Startup Awards ISEEQ Kft. shares the above personal data with the jury of the Central European Startup Awards in order that they can pick the winner. The list of the jury is available on the Website.

5. Sharing personal data with sponsors

Upon your separate consent, ISEEQ may share the above personal data with the sponsors of the Central European Startup Awards listed on the Website for the purpose of evaluating you or your company for proposing investment to you or to your company.

6. Advertising and newsletter sending

Please note that by the registration for and attendance of the Central European Startup Awards you or your company’s agree that ISEEQ regularly sends advertising and newsletter by email to your or your company’s email address given by the registration.

If you or your company has given consent to receive newsletter from ISEEQ to your or your company’s email address by its above referred registration, you may freely withdraw your consent without any restriction and justification by email sent to the following address of ISEEQ: peter.kovacs@iseeq.co or by a declaration addressed to ISEEQ, sent by post to the registered seat of ISEEQ.

You agree that ISEEQ shall be entitled, at their sole discretion, to publish advertisements and/or reports and/or other publications including those information received or obtained in relation to the Central European Startup Awards.

7. Data security

ISEEQ has a number of security measures in place to help protect the personal data it processes from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Although no online service can guarantee the absolute security of personal data, ISEEQ is committed to implementing appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards.

8. Duration of data processing

ISEEQ is required to process the personal data listed therein for no longer than is necessary for ISEEQ to achieve the purposes for which such personal data was collected unless we are specifically required to keep such personal data longer by applicable law.

9. Your rights as data subject

Pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Information Act, you are entitled to access, verify and request the correction, deletion and blocking of your personal data processed by ISEEQ. For further information please contact ISEEQ by sending an e-mail to hello(at)cesawards.com or a mail to the above specified registered seat of ISEEQ. ISEEQ, as the data controller gives the written, articulate information to the you as soon as possible, latest in 30 days. This is free from any charge.

You are entitled, at any time, to withdraw your consent to the data processing of ISEEQ.

If you consider your rights as data subject have been infringed, you are entitled to turn to the National Data Protection and Freedom of Information Agency (‘Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság’) (address: 1024 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 22/C.) or you may file court proceedings against the data controller in which you may also request compensation of damages you sustained as a result of an unlawful processing of your personal data or as a result of an infringement of the security requirements of data protection.

10. Changes to this Notice

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Notice are effective when they are posted on this page. If you have any questions about this Notice please contact us at peter.kovacs@iseeq.co or send mail to:

ISEEQ Kft.
H1075 Budapest, Hungary, Madách Imre út 13-14. Madách Trade C. ép. B. lház. 7. em.