Privacy Policy

For P.A.C.E. project, accesible by:

In order for you to apply for P.A.C.E. collection, you are required to complete an on-line registration form for on the P.A.C.E. website.

Data Controller
Data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the applicable Hungarian Data Protection Act is: :

Budapest University of Technology and Economics - Department of Public Building Design henceforth Department
H- 1111 Műegyetem rkp. 3. Budapest, Hungary
Building K, 2nd Floor 99. Phone: +36-1-463-1760


Personal Data and the Purpose of Data Processing
In order for you to apply for P.A.C.E. collection, you are required to complete an on-line registration form for on the P.A.C.E. website In it you are asked to provide the following contact information:

  • Name
  • Studio/company name)
  • Project data
    E-mail address
    Phone number
  • Photos and Drawings of the projects

This contact information enables the Department to process your application and to contact you with information about the particular project you have submitted, and events related to the PACE project. If you do not provide this contact information, we will not be able to process your registration and you will not be able to publish and nominate your works and receive information from us.

Our Department respects your privacy and is committed to carefully collecting, storing and using personal data acquired on/through the PACE website. Because there are links to other non-PACE related websites on PACE  information system we disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use of information on those websites.

We use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of personally identifiable information. While we make every effort to ensure that your information is secure on our system, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. We will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available.

The personal data you provide in relation to project application, event invitations, publications and other products is processed with your explicit and unequivocal consent based on article 6 (1), (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Additionally, in order to better understand how we can improve our products and services and for statistical purposes, we process your data related to your interaction with the our website.

You consent to personal data processing by the Department by checking „I accept the Terms & Conditions” and „I accept the  Privacy Policy” and pressing the submit button, or by other online and offline written permission for publishing your material. You can withdraw your consent of receiving electronic communication from us at any time by contacting us at In such a case, we will not use your personal data for electronic communication anymore. Such withdrawal of consent does not affect the legality of the processing of your personal data prior to it.

Your Rights
In accordance with the GDPR, you have the right to access, amend, delete, and port your data and restrict the processing of your data. You can review and amend your personal data at any time by sending email to You have the right to object at any moment.

If you would like to exercise any of your rights or to make a formal complaint regarding how the the Department have processed your personal data, you can contact the Department at Your request will be analysed and answered in accordance with the GDPR.

If you believe the processing of your personal data has violated applicable data protection laws you may file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority:
National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság ) (1125, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 22c, Budapest, Hungary, phone: +36 1 391 1400,

Data Retention Periods
The Department only keeps your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes of publishing your work, and to notify your about news, events, publications related to the PACE project. If you no longer wish to receive such communications and you withdraw your consent to processing your personal data for that purpose, we will block your data within our system and not use the data for electronic communication anymore.

Data retention periods may be subject to regulation in sector legislation (e.g. accounting, tax). Different sector legislation provides for mandatory retention periods which require the Department to delete personal data after the expiry of the data retention period.


What is cookie?
Cookies are small files, which are stored on a user’s computer. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script, which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

What is the purpose of cookies?
Cookies make the interaction between users and web sites faster and easier. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for a web site to allow a visitor to fill up a shopping cart or to remember the user’s preferences or registration details for a future visit.Web sites use cookies mainly because they save time and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. Web sites often use cookies for the purposes of collecting demographic information about their users.Cookies enable web sites to monitor their users’ web surfing habits and profile them for marketing purposes (for example, to find out which products or services they are interested in and send them targeted advertisements).The time of expiry of a cookie can be set when the cookie is created. By default the cookie is destroyed when the current browser window is closed, but it can be made to persist for an arbitrary length of time after that.

With cookies on the PACE website we do not collect your personal data and cannot harm your computer, smartphone or tablet. Cookies enable our website to function and help us design and make a user experience tailored to your needs and expectations.

By the use of the PACE website you agree with the use of cookies that will be placed on your computer or mobile device.

What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set
Users can set their device browsers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set. The last of these means that certain personalised features cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly they may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website’s features. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You can also prevent Google Analytics to track you here.

For more information on managing cookies for different browsers, please consult the following guidelines:
– Google Chrome here
– Internet Explorer here
– Safari here
– Firefox here
– Opera here