CFBF Data Privacy Policy

CFBF is committed to protecting your privacy and takes its responsibility regarding the security of customer information very seriously. Our Privacy Policy outlines clearly the information we collect, how we collect it, what we do with it and how we protect this information. Any personal data is collected and processed in accordance with EU data protection laws.  

Collection of Personal Data 

In order to process your subscription, we collect personal details from you.

This personal information is not collected by the website. Customers that wish to enter into a subscription agreement can download a writable PDF from the CFBF website and fill out the form before returning this to us via email or post.

The subscription form collects details which may include (where applicable) names, job titles, addresses, company location information, telephone numbers, e-mail and information pertaining to your preferences for how to receive our data services from authorised vendors. The CFBF does not collect or process any credit card or banking information from its subscribers. 

We may collect information we learn about you from your use of our website.

In order for us to manage your subscription on an ongoing basis we may receive and store email communication with you.
Your data may be used for the following purposes:

  • Providing access to our data services according to your preferences
  • Administrative purposes
  • Marketing analysis
  • System testing
  • Customer relations communications
  • Providing authorised vendors with location details of sites that you have requested to receive data

Sharing information about you 

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of your private information. Our security procedures require that we request proof of identity before we disclose sensitive information regarding your subscription services.

In the case that CFBF wishes, at some time in the future, to outsource data processing of any kind to a third party organisation, we will do so on the basis that any of this processing meets the requirements of this policy and EU law.

We may also pass your information on to government authorities or enforcement bodies for compliance with legal or regulatory requirements.

Information from Children under 16 years of age

We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children. The CFBF services are not marketed to a broad group of consumers, however, the website will allow any person to download a subscription form and to send this to the CFBF for processing. In the case, that a child under the age of 16 sends a subscription service agreement to us, we will delete it, as soon as we learn about it.

Payment details

No payment details are collected by CFBF. All subscribers are invoiced directly based on company or personal details they provide us in the subscription form. 

In the case that CFBF introduces direct payment options in the future, all payment details will be transmitted over a secure connection (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) across dedicated network infrastructure (Multiprotocol Label Switching-MPLS) and stored in compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

Benchmark Consultation

From time to time we may contact you, with regards to collecting feedback about how you use benchmark data. You are under no obligation to provide any information to us for this purpose. 

However, you will have the choice to opt in or out of receiving such communications by indicating so at the subscription stage. You will also be given the opportunity on every e-communication that we send you to indicate that you no longer wish to receive our benchmark consultation material.

Site tracking 

We use tracking software to monitor customer traffic patterns on www.cfbf.cz and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the websites. This software does not enable us to capture any personal information.

Cookies

This site uses cookies to enable us to improve our service to you and to provide certain features that you may find useful

Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable us to recognise your browser and help us to track visitors to our site; thus enabling us to understand better how you use our website.  A cookie contains your contact information and information to allow us to identify your computer when you travel around our site for the purpose of helping you enter into a subscription or find information of interest to you. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can set your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. The cookies we use do not detect any information stored on your computers.

For more information about cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Links to Third Party Websites 

This privacy statement only covers websites that we own and control. It does not cover links to other websites and accordingly any information collected by those parties that own and control those websites or their use of cookies set from their domains when you visit their websites. The CFBF does not provide links to other websites as a policy, other than to the Czech National Bank. Please be aware that individual third-party organizations operate their own policies regarding the use of personal information and the use of cookies. If you have a concern regarding the way your personal information will be used on other sites or on the type of cookies used and how they are being used then you are advised to read the relevant privacy statement and cookie policy or in the absence of such a statement and policy on the site, contact the company concerned. Any data stored by third party websites are stored completely separately by third party.

Security

We take great care to ensure the security of our website and our data storage facilities. The data you provide to us is protected using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology. SSL is the industry standard method of encrypting personal information so that they can be securely transferred over the Internet.
When sending subscription forms to CFBF for processing, please note that this is not a secure connection and any interruption, misdirection or misuse of this medium is outside the control of CFBF. Customers can send completed printed forms to CFBF by post if required.

Your Rights

You may ask in writing for a copy of the information we hold about you. You also have the right to request correction of any inaccuracies in your personal data or, where appropriate, the erasure of such data.
For this purpose, you must provide the following documents: 

  • A signed request;
  • A copy of your passport or national ID, so that we can verify your identity;
  • A signed authority from any third party whose data you request on their behalf.

Our registered address is:

Czech Financial Benchmark Facility s.r.o
Vodičkova 699/30, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic

For contact with our Data Subscription team please contact subscriptions@cfbf.cz

Changes to Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement may change from time to time and any changes to the statement will be posted on this page.

 

 

PRIBOR Benchmark Data to Become Fee Liable

Benchmark Administrator introduces fees from the 1 January 2018.

The Czech Financial Benchmark Facility (CFBF) announced today that it will introduce a tiered subscription service for organisations that require real time access to PRIBOR benchmark data. The new fees will be applicable from the 1 January 2018.

New Benchmark Administrator formed to manage PRIBOR Benchmark

 The newly formed Czech Financial Benchmark Facility (CFBF) is responsible for the governance of the Pribor benchmark from the 24th July 2017.

ESMA releases new Benchmark Regulation Technical Standards

On the 30th March 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final report containing the draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS/ITS) under the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). The report contains the detailed rules to implement the new European regulatory framework aimed at ensuring the accuracy and integrity of benchmarks across the European Union

PRIBOR Benchmark Data to Become Fee Liable

Benchmark Administrator introduces fees from the 1 January 2018.

The Czech Financial Benchmark Facility (CFBF) announced today that it will introduce a tiered subscription service for organisations that require real time access to PRIBOR benchmark data. The new fees will be applicable from the 1 January 2018.

New Benchmark Administrator formed to manage PRIBOR Benchmark

 The newly formed Czech Financial Benchmark Facility (CFBF) is responsible for the governance of the Pribor benchmark from the 24th July 2017.

ESMA releases new Benchmark Regulation Technical Standards

On the 30th March 2017, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final report containing the draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS/ITS) under the Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). The report contains the detailed rules to implement the new European regulatory framework aimed at ensuring the accuracy and integrity of benchmarks across the European Union