Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy summarizes the terms and conditions of the Hungarian Association of the Engineering and Energy Industry (MAGEOSZ) regarding the processing of personal data of natural person members and member contacts and the processing of personal data of users of the MAGEOSZ website in a short, concise and transparent manner.

The data controller is the Hungarian Association of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (1021 Budapest, Budakeszi út 51, Budapest, Hungary, Tel: +36-1-215-8868, E-mail: mageosz [at]; “MAGEOSZ”, “Association” or “we”)

The purpose of data processing:

(i)to respond to requests and inquiries submitted through the MAGEOSZ website, electronic contact details,
(ii) exercise the rights and obligations arising from membership of MAGEOSZ
(iii) to communicate with you in order to promote and monitor the existing membership relationship;
(iv) sending you newsletters;
(v) registering for or applying for events
(vi) participating in professional and legislative consultations.

Legal basis for processing, legitimate interests:

(i) Contract: If you are a visitor to our website, the processing of your personal data is based on Section 13/A of the Electronic Commerce Act and Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR. If you are an individual member of our association, the legal basis for processing your personal data is usually Article 6(1)(b) GDPR (i.e. processing necessary for the performance of a contract (membership) with us at your request). Our processing is also based on a contract if you register for our events.
(ii) Legitimate interest: The processing of data is also based on MAGEOSZ’s legitimate interest in facilitating ongoing contact between you and MAGEOSZ in order to promote and monitor the membership relationship between you (your employer) and MAGEOSZ (GDPR 6 pursuant to Article 1 (1) (f)). Certain data processing related to the security of our website is also based on a legitimate interest.
(iii) Consent: In some cases, such as sending newsletters and information, we ask for consent to data processing (pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR);
(iv) Legal obligation: the processing of your data may be mandatory for tax, accounting or official or judicial purposes (pursuant to Article 6 (1) (c) and (e) of the GDPR).

Recipients: within MAGEOSZ, your data may be accessed by its Management and by the administrative staff of MAGEOSZ. Your data are accessible to service providers providing services (in particular hosting services) to MAGEOSZ.

Data retention: your personal data will be retained for the duration of your or your employer’s membership of the Association with us and thereafter in accordance with the civil law limitation period (five years). Personal data stored in contracts, communications and business correspondence as accounting documents are subject to a statutory retention period of at least eight years.

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