Tag "fogyasztóvédelem"

Changing consumption habits, changing consumer protection rules

In 2024 the Consumer Protection Act is amended in several points, as consumers need even more protection due to the digitalisation in all areas of sales, transforming consumption habits and...

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GVH organized an online workshop on consumer protection responsibility

In an online workshop, experts from the Economic Competition Office (GVH) and domestic private law experts discussed the most current issues of consumer protection responsibility. In the framework of the...

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There has never been so much abuse in German stores as last year

Customers usually pay for the new and newer tricks of the multis, which make it easier and more profitable to get their customers. In Germany, consumer protection organizations are now...

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Bence Tuzson: consumer protection can be one of the priority areas of the Hungarian EU presidency

Consumer protection is one of the most significant challenges for Europe, so it can be one of the priority areas during the Hungarian EU presidency as well – the Minister...

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Richárd Tarnai: the authorities will take action against those who serve alcohol to minors

Violations of catering industry units and commercial units of supermarket chains have significantly decreased in Pest county in recent years thanks to the series of inspections by the consumer protection...

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France and Germany want to ban shrinkflation

Both the French and German government want to ban shrinkflation. They call manufacturers reducing the content of products to camouflage price increases – at the very least – “misleading”. The...

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The Consumer Protection Act will change from January

Amendments to the Consumer Protection Act make it possible to settle consumer protection legal disputes faster and more widely without the involvement of lawsuits and lawyers. At the joint conference...

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These issues are investigated by the consumer protection authority in the shops

In order to enforce price control regulations, the government’s consumer protection authority has been very active this year, inspecting stores nearly 2,400 times and imposing fines of several hundred million...

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The Pest County Government Office also examined products promising miracles

Last year, the consumer protection department of the Pest County Government Office carried out more than 1,200 official inspections and imposed a HUF 28 million consumer protection fine, the head...

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The competition office initiated proceedings against the manufacturer and distributor of the Regenera drink

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has launched an investigation against the manufacturer and distributor of Regenera’s revitalizing and anti-hangover drink, SSHS Group Kft., and Regenera Hungary Kft., because their advertisements...

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These consumer protection inspections are expected in 2023

Domestic companies can expect comprehensive consumer protection investigations in 2023 as well – draws attention to EY. This year, special foods, the operation of webshops, and the so-called greenwashing were...

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The EU’s collective consumer protection litigation is approaching – but will this result in lawsuit-dumping?

Based on a 2020 European directive, new rules will enter into force in Hungary on June 25, 2023, which may bring significant changes in the field of collective consumer protection...

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(HU) Infláció mellett is jönnek az akciók

Promotions keep coming in spite of the inflation Lasting inflation and rising prices make shoppers even keener on price promotions. Retailers are in a difficult position, as sourcing prices change...

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Here is GVH’s educational video for traders on correct price display

The Economic Competition Authority (GVH) supports traders with an educational video in the legal practice of displaying prices and holding promotions so that Hungarians can more easily consider the promised...

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Food portions in stores became smaller – consumer protection also reacted

For a year and a half, napi.hu monitored the stores’ offerings and found that certain products are now being sold for less for the same amount of money as before....

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Fair market practices in compliance with the UCP Notice

The Self-regulatory Advertising Board (ÖRT), the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the Green Section of the Hungarian Marketing Association (MMSZ) have joined forces to organise a meeting for member companies,...

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ITM: Hungarian consumer protection retains its place at the forefront of in Europe

The domestic authority sent the 4th most product alerts to the EU Safety Gate system in 2021, according to data released on Monday; 55 percent of last year’s 162 Hungarian...

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GVH helps market participants prepare for changes in consumer protection

From the end of May, the regulation of unfair commercial practices will be tightened at several points in order to protect consumers, and the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) will help...

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ITM: consumer protection found the white wall paints okay

Wall paint is an essential accessory for home renovations, and spring cleaning, which involves a more serious effort and includes clean painting. Fifteen white products were inspected by the consumer...

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GVH investigates special offers byMedia Markt and Euronics

Media Markt and Euronics’ promotional practices may have misled consumers, and therefore proceedings have been launched against their operators, the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) told MTI on Tuesday. According to...

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ITM: Food price stop – problems occur rarely when reducing prices

Of the approximately 800 on-site and online inspections, problems were detected in just over sixty times by government officials. Most often, there was a problem with pricing thirty-seven times, with...

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Consumer protection examined compliance with the price stop

In the first half of February, consumer protection examined the compliance with the food price stop in more than half a thousand stores. Experience has shown that traders have reduced...

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(HU) ITM: bizonyíthatóan zöld úton jár a zöld termékek zöme

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(HU) A Nébih a növényvédőszer-mentes citrusfélékért

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(HU) IKijött az ITM listája: itt lesznek fogyasztóvédelmi ellenőrzések 2022-ben

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ITM: There was only one Christmas fondant that did not meet all the requirements

According to the consumer protection study commissioned by the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM), only one in twenty Christmas fondants had less weight than indicated – the Ministry of...

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ITM: Inspectors found a labeling deficiency in case of only one chocolate Santa Claus

“Consumer protection found a labeling deficiency in case of only one chocolate Santa Claus in Santa’s bag” Schanda Tamás announced. The parliamentary and strategic secretary of state for the Ministry...

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ITM: half of illuminated children’s toys had to be withdrawn

The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM) will continue to give priority to children’s toys in 2021, keeping the safety of the little ones in mind. Nine of the twenty...

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ITM: the foreign web store does not deliver Free help in one click!

It causes inconvenience at any time of the year if the product ordered online does not arrive or breaks down quickly. Even more important is reliable delivery and the fastest...

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ITM: Consumer Protection has corrected incomplete or misleading information on masks

From November 1, wearing a mask is again mandatory in public transport. The consumer protection authority is stepping up controls in the event of a pandemic, filtering protective equipment at...

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