Claiming a data eraser code
When purchasing a durable medium device pursuant to Government Decree No. 726/2020. (XII. 31.) on the determination of procedural rules related to the provision of an application enabling data to be made permanently inaccessible (hereinafter: the Decree), the trader is obliged to provide a data erasure code at the time of purchase.
“Section 8 (1) The trader shall hand over the data erasure code to the consumer
a) by recording it on an accounting document proving that the purchase has been made, or
(b) simultaneously with the handing over of the accounting document by any other means [points (a) and (b) together hereinafter referred to as the “delivery of the data erasure code”]
free of charge.”
If the trader did not provide a data erasure code during the purchase, consumers can claim one from the NMHH from 1 January 2023 onwards, pursuant to Section 9/A of the Decree, by sending in the original receipt of the purchase or a copy of it.
To claim a data erasure code, we recommend sending a scanned or paper version of the claim form below. Please fill in the information requested on the claim form accurately, and a data erasure code will be sent to the e-mail address provided therein.
You can submit your claim to the NMHH:
- by using the e-paper service (https://epapir.gov.hu/), selecting the topic “Other matters of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority”;
- by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (If you do not send your claim by filling in the claim form, please make sure to include the information requested on the claim form and do not forget to attach the receipt.)
- by fax to (06 1) 468 0680;
- or by post to the address below:
National Media and Infocommunications Authority
1376 Budapest Pf. 997.