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Terms and conditions of use

Welcome to Skanska's website. The following terms and conditions of use apply to the website, and we kindly ask you to read them carefully.

Processing of personal data | Information about cookies

The terms and conditions contain information about how you may use the content on the website, how we process your personal data and what cookies are used on the website. References below to “Skanska”, “us” or “we” refer to Skanska Property Hungary Ltd. and Skanska Construction Hungary (the providers of this website). Skanska’s website and these terms and conditions of use are provided in accordance with Hungarian law.

Copyright and other intellectual property rights

Information about copyright and trademarks

All rights to the content on the website, such as text, graphics, logos, images, video clips, audio files and programs belong to Skanska or third parties and are protected by Hungarian and international intellectual property law. All rights are reserved.

The content on the website is provided as a service to you and may only be used in accordance with the terms and conditions set out below. By downloading material from the website you accept the terms and conditions.

Unauthorized use or distribution of the content of the website may violate copyright and/or other Hungarian or international law and may be subject to legal action.

Use of Skanska's trademarks

Skanska's trademarks and brands may only be used in accordance with these terms and conditions or after you have obtained Skanska's written approval. Use of Skanska's trademarks in advertising and marketing of Skanska's products and services requires prior written approval.

Use of the content on the website

The website and its content may not be modified, transmitted, reproduced, published, licensed, transferred, sold or used for any other commercial purpose without Skanska's prior written approval.

As you familiarize yourself with the content of the website, Skanska allows you to make temporary copies of content on this website, where necessary. You may also print as much content from the website as is reasonable for personal use and link to our website. Any other use of the information on the website is prohibited.

When taking copies of the information on the website, you may not modify the information or delete information about copyright or Skanska's name.

Disclaimer

The information on the website is general and should not be used as the single and sole reason for deciding on important issues. We are constantly working to ensure that the website is accurate, complete and up to date, but there is always a risk, for example, that typos, external influences and technical errors result in misleading information. This means that Skanska cannot guarantee and does not accept liability that the information is always correct, complete and up to date.

If Skanska provides a link to a third party website, this link is only intended to assist the user and Skanska does not accept liability for the content or accuracy of the information on such a website.

Material from users

Except any and all personal data regarding yourself or any other natural person, all material and communications transmitted to or posted on this website by you in connection with your use of features on the website will be considered non-confidential. Skanska has the right to use such material for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

When using the website, you may not provide any material or information that is illegal, may be perceived as offensive, constitutes marketing or may otherwise be perceived as inappropriate. Such content will be removed from the website and we also reserve the right to terminate services on the website that you may have joined.

In the event that material and communications sent to us via the website contain personal data, the details set out in Processing of personal data, below, shall apply.

Miscellaneous

Skanska may change these terms and conditions of use at any time, and may choose to display or remove posts and content on the website and/or close down the website. If the terms and conditions of use change, you will be informed of this by a new version being posted on the website as well as in clearly and conspicuously displayed pop-up window. We therefore ask you to keep updated as regards any new versions of the terms and conditions.

Processing of personal data

Introduction

Your privacy is important to us and we strive for a high level of protection in all processing of personal data. Within the EU/EEA, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from May 20181.

In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, Skanska Property Hungary Ltd. and Skanska Construction Hungary Ltd., acting as joint data controllers are responsible for the processing of your personal data as set out below. If you have any questions about this information, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights as set out below, please contact Skanska via the contact details listed under Contact information below.

The personal data we process

The term ‘personal data’ refers to such information which, directly or indirectly, may refer to you as an individual. Examples of such data are name, image, personal ID number, contact details, competition entries, selections made, behavior or IP address. Personal data processing refers to any action that we or a third party that we have engaged take with the personal data, such as collection, registration and storage. We will always indicate when collecting data whether the provision of a particular data is mandatory or optional. In respect of data collected on the website for technical purposes, the collection takes place automatically.

The purpose of processing personal data

Personal data shall only be processed for specified and explicitly stated purposes and will not be subsequently processed for any purpose that goes beyond these purposes.

At Skanska, we process personal data that you have given us for the sole purpose of administering inquiries and agreements from/with you, as well as providing information and services in connection with such inquiries and agreements. For example, this may concern registration of interest for our rental accommodation, for competitions advertised on our website and which you choose to participate in, or subscriptions to our newsletters which you have ordered.

If you consent to these activities, your personal data may also be used for sending information and materials regarding our products and services In the event that you do not wish to receive marketing and/or any offers, please contact us via the contact details listed under Contact information below or use the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the end of any of the messages you receive from us.

If necessary, we will process your personal data for settling disputes: this involves making claims and defense before courts or other public authorities or dispute resolution entities.

When using features on our website that allow you to post information or other material on it, please note that such information may also contain personal data. In the event that your information contains data about other individuals, you may only post such data which you have received their consent to provide.

Legal basis for processing personal data

Skanska processes your personal data when necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and when we have another legitimate and justifiable interest in processing your personal data, such as a legal regulation that allows the processing of certain types of personal data (such as, for instance, Article 13/A (1)-(3) of Act CVIII of 2001 on on Electronic Commerce and on Information Society Services.

By way of background information, in general, legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law. Please write to us at Contact if you wish to receive more information regarding the balancing tests which allow reliance on our legitimate interests. 

Also, for the transmission of communications about our products and services (marketing), we process the data based on your consent.

We can also process data for the fulfillment of obligations imposed by law, such as archiving obligations and on-demand communication of certain information to public authorities.

If we were to process your personal data for any purpose which, according to applicable legislation, requires your consent, we will obtain your consent before commencing with such processing.

Storage of your personal data

Skanska only retains your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we take into account the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Details of retention periods for different types of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by contacting us at Contact

More specifically, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, by law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including contact, identity, financial and transaction data) for at least 5 years after they cease being customers for tax, financial auditing, and record keeping purposes.

In some applicable circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see the clause dealing with ‘Your rights and how you can exercise them’ below for further information.

In some circumstances we anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Disclosure and transfer of personal data

As a rule, we will not divulge your data to other companies or individuals in any state (including Hungary). In certain situations, however, it is necessary to do so, as described below.

We may appoint external partners to perform tasks on our behalf, such as providing IT services or helping with marketing, administration of press releases, data analysis or statistics. The performance of these services may mean that our partners, both within and outside the EU/EEA, are able to gain access to your personal data. Companies that process personal data on our behalf must always sign an agreement with us so that we are able to ensure a high level of protection of your personal data even with our partners.

Special safeguards are taken with regard to partners outside the EU/EEA, such as signing agreements that include the standardized model clauses for data transfers adopted by the EU Commission and which are available on the EU Commission’s website.

Skanska may also disclose your personal data to third parties, for example the police or other public authorities, if it concerns criminal investigations or if we are otherwise required to disclose such data by law or public authority decision.

We may also disclose data to accountants, auditors, lawyers and other external consultants under confidentiality. We may disclose to individuals, agents or courts in Hungary or in another State - for the establishment, exercise or defense of a right of ours or of another person in court. If we transfer all or part of our shares or our assets or our business we can divulge your data to (potential) purchasers.

Skanska will not disclose or transfer your personal data to any extent other than described in this section.

For an up-to-date list of all recipients of your data, please write to us at Contact.

When is this information notice applicable

This information about processing of personal data applies to data about you that Skanska processes within the scope of our website. Our website may sometimes contain links to external websites or services that we do not control.

When you interact with us as an employee, supplier, consultant or otherwise than a visitor to our site, we will provide you with the relevant notice before we begin processing your data in that quality.

If you follow a link to an external website, you are encouraged to review the principles for processing of personal data and information about cookies that apply to the website in question. This notice does not cover data processing by other companies, individuals, authorities or institutions that we refer to on our site or to companies and individuals advertising our services and products through cookies or other technologies.

Your rights and how you can exercise them

Under the applicable data protection legislation you are entitled to access the personal data that is processed about you, to have erroneous personal data corrected, to request that Skanska shall stop processing and delete your personal data, to request that the processing of your personal data is restricted, to exercise your right to data portability, to withdraw consent to particular processing (where such consent has been obtained)

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task which is of public interest, results from the exercise of public authority with which we are invested or necessary for our legitimate interests or that of a third party. You also have the right to object to the processing for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to object to the processing of your data for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes, unless that processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest. You can exercise this right in the ways listed below.

To the extent that you have given your consent for a processing activity, you may also withdraw your consent at any time, which will not affect the lawfulness of processing before such withdrawal.

In order to exercise any of the above rights, please contact Skanska using the contact details below. You may use the same contact details to ask us questions about your rights or other information in this notice or any other matter concerning your processing of data by us.

You are also entitled, at any time, and without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, lodge a complaint with the Hungarian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Authority (NAIH), or another supervisory authority competent as per your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. In case of instigating a court procedure, the individual may decide to launch it before the court which has jurisdiction as per your address or residence. The contact details of the NAIH are as follows: 1125 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 22/C; phone: +36 1 391 1400; fax: +36 1 391 1410; e-mail: Contact; website: www.naih.hu. 

Form for requests regarding your personal data at Skanska, on the Skanska Group website.

Contact details

Skanska Property Hungary Ltd. is the data controller for the processing of your data. If you have any questions about how we process your personal data or want information about and contact details for the designated data protection officer/role responsible for personal data matters in other Skanska Group companies, please contact us by e-mail or post.

Skanska Property Hungary Ltd.

Address: 1133 Budapest, Váci út 96-98.

Phone: +36 (1) 382 9100

E-mail: Contact

No automated decision-making process

We carefully handle our data through our specialist staff. Under the current circumstances, you will not be subject to our sole decision based on the automatic processing of your data (including the creation of profiles) that will have legal effects on you or affect you in a similar way to a significant extent.

Information about cookies and how you can avoid them

Skanska's use of cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you browse and use websites or other online services in order, for example, to facilitate certain features such as navigation on the website.

We use cookies to improve your user experience, select language, aggregate statistics about the number of visitors to the website and obtain data about how the website is being used. These data enable us to develop and optimize the website.

Cookies are sometimes used to collect data that is considered to constitute personal data, such as IP addresses and data linked to the IP address, but not personal data directly attributable to you as an individual. The purpose is to create personalized and relevant content for you as a visitor.

Cookies may either be deleted automatically when the user closes their web browser (so-called "session cookies") or stored on the user's computer to facilitate future visits to the website (so-called "permanent cookies"). Permanent cookies will also be automatically deleted after a specified period of time.

The following table lists the types of cookies Skanska has placed on the website, their function, the purposes for which the data are collected and how long data collected by cookies are kept.

Name Type of cookie and function Data stored Storage period
 Skanska.NW.CookiesAccepted.se  Hides the cookie banner. When you click “OK” in the cookie banner, this cookie is placed to prevent the cookie banner from being displayed next time.  Does not contain any personal data and is not used to collect information. A value used to verify that the use of cookies has been approved.  365 days from approval in the pop-up window. The storage period is not updated upon return visits.
 ASP.NET_SessionId  Keeps track of which inquiries that are associated with a particular unique visitor. Always created if cookies are not disabled in the web browser and are required in order for the website to function normally.  Does not contain any personal data and is not used to collect information. A value used to hold the visitor's visit to the website together.  Expires automatically when you close the web browser. (session cookie)
 ARRAffinity  Ensures that the visitor uses the same server during a particular session. This is a purely technical requirement that does not affect the visit in any other way.  Does not contain any personal data and is not used to collect information. A value used to hold the visitor's session/visit together.  Expires automatically when you close the web browser. (session cookie).

Cookies from third parties

Certain cookies from third parties are also used on this website. Such third party cookies are primarily used to improve your user experience, select language, aggregate statistics about the number of visitors to the website and obtain data about how the website is being used, although it may in certain cases be used by a third party for its own purposes. For information about the third party cookies found on this site, and how long they are stored, please refer to the following links.

How to avoid cookies

If you do not accept the use of cookies, your web browser can be set so that it automatically rejects storing of cookies or informs you each time a website requests to store a cookie. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. If your web browser rejects cookies, this may reduce the functionality of the website.

Social networks

The website sometimes embeds content and sharing tools from social networks. These suppliers may thereby come to use cookies on Skanska’s website. Skanska has no access to or control over these cookies or the data they collect. You should check relevant third party websites for further information about these cookies and how to opt out from receiving them.


1 Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).