Why is this privacy statement important?

This statement is important because it tells you what data we collect when you visit www.eaad-best.eu ,why we collect it, and how you can access and alter any personal information about you we hold.

This website is maintained by Végeken Egészséglélektani Alapítvány. You can reach us by email at info@vegeken.hu, via telephone at +36 1 770-8860, or by post at the following address.

Végeken Egészséglélektani Alapítány
Fillér u. 11.
1024 Budapest

What data will be collected?

This website uses the analysis service, Google Analytics. This does not collect IP addresses for us, but does collect the following data:

Non-personal data

  • When and for how long you visit the www.eaad-best.eu website
  • What content you access, when and for how long
  • The country and approximate region you access the website from
  • If you did not manually enter the URL, the website or search engine that referred you to www.eaad-best.eu
  • Technical data needed for displaying the site, such as the browser and Internet Service Provider used

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. 

Further data is not collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to any third parties.

The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This does not affect data that we have stored for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the members’ area).

What will be done with this information?

Any data collected on the www.eaad-best.eu website will give us valuable feedback on your experiences of using it. The data we gather on site visits will help us to evaluate the site by allowing us to measure the level of interest in the website. Data gathered may be used to examine the demographic profile of those accessing the site. Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information for the purposes outlined above.

How can I access, change or erase these data?

You have the right to access your personal data that we hold. In accordance with regulations, you can request these data by email at info@vegeken.hu or by post (Végeken Egészséglélektani Alapítány, Fillér u. 11. 1024 Budapest, Hungary) and we will send them to you within 40 calendar days. Proof of identification will be required.

You have the right to change or erase the data that we hold about you. Such requests may also be addressed to us by email (info@vegeken.hu or by post : Végeken Egészséglélektani Alapítány, Fillér u. 11. 1024 Budapest, Hungary) We will process your request within 40 calendar days.

Who will have access to my data?

Anonymised data may be shared among EAAD partners for research purposes only.

If the www.eaad-best.eu website is ever sold or transferred to another organisation, your data may then transfer to the buyer.

If there is any legal obligation to share the data obtained, data may be shared with third parties.

Anonymised excerpts of feedback comments entered may be used in the process of disseminating information about the acceptability of the www.eaad-best.eu website.


This website uses cookies (small files that can be downloaded to a PC or other device when the user accesses certain websites). A cookie allows a website to “recognise” a user’s device and makes it easier to navigate the site by removing the need to re-enter data. On the www.eaad-best.eu website, cookies are used to set the text to appear in your preferred language and to track how long you stay on the site, which pages you visit, and which country you are accessing the site from. Session (temporary) cookies are to detect whether you are using a mobile device to access the site. We do not use cookies to retain personal data.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses the aforementioned cookies and text files saved on your computer that allow analysis of your use of the website.

The website usage information generated by the cookie will normally be transferred to a Google server in the United States and saved there. Due to our use of IP anonymization, your IP address will be shortened before use, inside states that are members of the European Union or the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address be transmitted into the USA and shortened there.

On our behalf, Google will use this information to chart your use of our website, compile reports of website activity and perform other services directly related to website usage for us. The IP address transmitted by your browser will not be integrated with other data Google holds. You may prohibit the retention of cookies by changing the settings of your browsing software; please note, however, that in this case you might not get to use the full range of services of our website. You may also prohibit the collection of cookie-based information and any website usage related data (including your IP address) by Google, as well as its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link.

Google Analytics Opt Out
This will place a so-called opt out cookie on your devices, which stops Google Analytics from collecting your website usage data.

More detailed information on the functionality of Google Analytics and the terms and conditions of that service are available at
www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and

Please note that our website uses Google Analytics with the anonymize IP extension, which causes IP addresses to only be processed in a shortened form in order to disallow any individual tracking.

Data security

Data generated by use of the www.eaad-best.eu website is stored at the premises of an internet service provider in Germany and will be analysed by members of the European Alliance Against Depression (www.eaad.net). All reasonable physical and technical measures will be taken to ensure the security of the data at all points in this process. All participating project centres are subject to similar data protection laws Ireland and will process all data with greatest diligence.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

If we make changes to what data we collect and how we use that data, we will revise the site’s Privacy Statement to clearly state these changes.

How can you contact us about this privacy notice?

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice, you may contact our DPO (Data Protection Officer), András Székely, by e-mail at info@vegeken.hu, by phone at +36 1 770-8860, or by post to:

Végeken Egészséglélektani Alapítvány
Székely András
Fillér utca 11
Budapest 1024