Website Privacy Policy

This website privacy policy describes the methods adopted by CRIF – Czech Credit Bureau, a.s. ID No. 262 12 242, having its registered office at Na Vítězné pláni 1719/4, Nusle, 140 00 Praha 4 and registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court in Prague under file B 6853 (“CRIF CZ”), as the operator of the website www.icrif.cz (“Website”) with reference to the processing of Website users’ personal data. This is a general notice addressed to those who visit the Website, in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and 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”). When using certain products and services offered and provided through this Website, users will provide certain information about themselves, may make certain requests and may grant their consent to the processing of personal data if applicable law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation, so requires.

Data Processing

Access to this Website may result in processing data about identified or identifiable natural persons (known as data subjects). The data controller is CRIF CZ. Personal data may also be processed by the data processor, i.e. CRIF S.P.A., having its registered office at Via M. Fantin 1-3, 40131 Bologna, Italy (“CRIF S.P.A.”), which shall ensure proper organisational and technical processing of data in order to protect it from unauthorised access, loss, damage, theft, unauthorised use or any other disclosure.

Data Processing Location

Personal data is processed at the premises of CRIF CZ and CRIF S.P.A. The data is handled solely by persons with relevant technical skills and abilities who have been assigned specific data processing roles and made familiar with the content of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Data Processing Methods

Data is processed in a correct manner and in full compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation so as to ensure data security and protect data confidentiality. Data is processed using electronic or automated means and kept in secured systems.

Processed Data Types

The information systems involved in the operation of this Website use certain personal data during their normal operation. The transmission of this data is implicit in the use of ICP protocols. The data is not collected in order to associate it with specific entities; however, due to its nature, the processing and relation to other data possessed by third parties allow to identify the users. This data category includes IP addresses and the domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the network, the URL addresses of the requested sources, the time the request was made, the method used in making the request and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and information environment. The data also includes information provided by cookies on the user’s hard disk – see the section below. We also collect aggregate data on Website use, such as the traffic the Website gets, the number of Website visits per day and the average time spent by users on each Website.

If a Website user decides to register to obtain access to useful information provided by the operator, we use in particular the following data: first name and surname, company name, company ID No., address, telephone number, email address and other information about the user that is necessary for us to identify the user and to know and respond to their needs.

It is at the discretion of Website users if they provide the personal data that CRIF CZ needs to be able to provide the user with value-added information and/or other services. Failure to provide such data may make it impossible for CRIF CZ to supply the requested information or products and services.

Use of Collected Data

Collected data may be used, for example, to meet the user’s requirements, provide useful advice and instructions, provide quotes on demand and/or process and fulfil the user’s offers. Furthermore, the data may be used to provide order status details and information on services and new content on the Website, etc.

Some operational data may also be processed to ensure the security and availability of the Website and related services. Statistical data on Website use is processed to improve the Website functionality and user-friendliness and prepare aggregate and anonymous information used for marketing and similar activities.

Recipients of Collected Data

CRIF CZ may provide the information collected through the Website to other companies of the CRIF Group, namely to CRIF S.P.A., CRIF – Slovak Credit Bureau, s.r.o., ID No.: 35886013, having its registered office at Mlynské nivy 14, 821 09 Bratislava, and to CRIF – Registr platebních informací s. r. o., ID No.: 057 75 809, having its registered office at Na Vítězné pláni 1719/4, Nusle, 140 00 Praha 4 and registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court in Prague under file C 268784, and to third parties such as contractors or other entities that provide services (or products) demanded by the user. We may also provide these companies with aggregate statistics on visitors, transactions and other activities on the Website. Information on users may also be disclosed to other entities if it is required by the relevant law or necessary to safeguard the rights and legally protected interests of the GRIF Group members or another entity.

Third companies that provide services, advertise or have their link on this Website may use cookies on their websites or collect information on users in a different manner. CRIF CZ has no control over how these companies collect and use information. Any enquiries regarding such data processing must be addressed to the operator of the respective website.

Privacy Protection and User Rights

The transmission of all information through the Website is encrypted. Nevertheless, CRIF CZ provides no warranties as to the security of the transmission of information a user sends to CRIF CZ. Any use of the Website is at the user’s sole responsibility.

Commercial Messages

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, Act No. 480/2004 Coll. on certain information society services and on changes to certain acts, as amended, and with Act 127/2005 Coll., on electronic communication and on changes to certain related acts, CRIF CZ has the right to use the telephone number or email address that the user provided during registration to distribute commercial messages regarding CRIF CZ products and services. The user may at any time refuse to give their consent to such commercial messages or to the provision of such information, and may do so electronically in that message, by phone, by a letter sent to the CRIF CZ registered office or by email sent to info.cz@crif.com. The user may refuse to give their consent to the distribution of commercial messages free of charge.

Consent with sending information and commercial communications

I agree that CRIF - Czech Credit Bureau (CRIF), with registered office at Na Vítězné Pláni 1719/4, Nusle, 140 00 Praha 4, IČO: 262 12 242, registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court in Prague, file mark B 6853, sent to my e-mail address and / or to my mailing address:

  •          expert advice and suggestions on effective business partner evaluation processes
  •          information on new trends in information processing for business decisions
  •          information related to CRIF products and services

I grant this consent for the duration of the registration on the website www.icrif.cz and for a further period of three years after its termination.
Prior to granting this consent, I was advised that granting my consent to process my personal data for the above purpose is entirely voluntary and that I can withdraw my consent to processing at any time by sending a cancelation request to helpdesk.cz@crif.com . I also became familiar with the Privacy Policy terms on the above mentioned websites, which also contains information about my rights in connection with the processing of my personal data. Prior to expressing this consent, I was also informed that I can always read the up-to-date version of Personal Data Protection terms on the website www.icrif.cz.