Tag "fogyasztóvédelem"

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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ITM: dealers likely to get into trouble less with user guides than with a warranty ticket

Since the summer, a legal requirement has been the legal expectation of customers to receive instructions for use and handling in Hungarian for products sold in Hungary. Following the entry...

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ITM checks the green rating of hair care products after face creams

On behalf of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM), the packaging of shampoos, conditioners, hair regenerations and hair dyes are chacked – ITM announced on Friday. There are more...

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Nébih: apricot and raspberry pálinkas are increasingly examined

In the coming weeks, the National Food Chain Safety Office (Nébih) will pay special attention to the origin of peaches and raspberries used as raw materials for pálinka, the aim...

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GVH: total value of consumer redress ordered in competition authority proceedings exceeded 4.1 billion in the first half of this year

In the first half of this year, the national competition authority was decisive in cartel cases, but the total value of consumer redress ordered during official proceedings also exceeded 4.1...

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ESET: about a third of consumers feel shopping online safe

While only 29 percent of consumers feel specifically safe on the Internet, more than half of them still shop online on the World Wide Web, according to a survey by...

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ITM: consumer protection inspectors are focusing on holiday resorts

In the tourist season, consumer protection has regrouped its forces in line with the resumption of tourism. The national inspection, which lasts until the end of September, protects the interests...

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Most face creams rightly appear on the packaging to be natural

So far, only one manufacturer of nearly eighty cosmetics has not been able to provide credible evidence that its product is truly natural. According to a national consumer protection inspection...

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Insect repellents are safe according to the product test of the Conscious Buyers Association

The 36 mosquito and tick repellents tested by the Conscious Consumers Association are safe, but only if consumers adhere to the dosage and restrictions on the label, the association said...

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Challenges in e-commerce: E-consumers in focus

The spotlight is on e-consumers and their personal data The e-commerce boom was made possible by retail businesses getting through to new consumer target groups, and at the same time...

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ITM: consumer protection inspects stores that sell environmentally friendly products

Until the end of September, professionals will investigate deceptive, unfair commercial practices, primarily in stores and webshops selling environmentally friendly, recycled products and without packaging. In a series of national...

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