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Privacy and cookies policy


The privacy policy describes the rules of processing information about you, including personal data and cookies, i.e. cookies.

1. General information

  1. This policy applies to the website operating at the url address:
  2. The website operator and the personal data administrator is: Fundacja Historia i Kultura ul. Hankiewicza 2 02-103 Warsaw, NIP: 5272429990
  3. E-mail address of the operator:
  4. The operator is an administrator of your personal data in relations to the data provided voluntarily on the website.
  5. The website uses personal data in order to:
    • Present the offer or other information.
  6. The website obtains user’s information and keeping them by:
    1. Data entered voluntarily in forms by the Operator
    2. Saving „cookies”

2. Selected data protection methods used by the Operator

  1. Users’ passwords are stored in a hashed form. The hash function works unidirectionally – it is not possible to reverse its operation, which is now a modern standard in the field of storing users’ passwords.
  2. The operator periodically changes his administrative passwords.
  3. In order to protect data, the Operator regularly makes backup copies.
  4. An important element of data protection is a regular updating of all software used by the Operator to process personal data, which means regular updates of programming components.

3. Hosting

  1. The website is hosted (technically maintained) on the Operator’s server:

4. Your rights and additional information on how the data is used

    1. In some cases, the Administrator has the right to transfer your personal data to other recipients if it is necessary to perform the contract concluded with you or to fulfil the obligations incumbent on the Administrator. This applies to such groups of recipients::
      • Hosting company on an entrustment basis
      • authorized employees and associates who use the data to achieve the goal of the website
      • companies that provide marketing services to the Administrator
  1. Your personal data processed by the Administrator for no longer than it is necessary to perform the related actions specified in separate regulations (eg. on accounting). With regard to marketing data, the data will not be processed for more than 3 years.
  2. You have the right to request from the Administrator:
    • access to your personal data,
    • rectifying them,
    • deleting them,
    • restricting their processing,
    • as well as transferring data.
  3. You have the right to object to the processing indicated in point 3.3 c) to the processing of personal data in order to perform the legitimate interests pursued by the Administrator, including profiling, while the right to object may not be exercised if there are valid and legally justified grounds for processing, overriding interests, rights and freedoms, in particular for establishing, investigating or defending claims.
  4. The Administrator’s actions may be appealed against to the President of the Personal Data Protection Office, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw.
  5. Providing personal data is voluntary, but necessary to operate the website.
  6. In relation to you, actions may be taken consisting of automated decision making, including profiling, in order to provide services under the concluded contract and for the purpose of conducting direct marketing by the Administrator.
  7. Personal data is not transferred from third countries within the meaning of the provisions on the protection of personal data. This means that we do not send them outside the European Union.

5. Information inside the forms

  1. The website collects information provided voluntarily by the user, including personal data, if such are given
  2. The website may save information about connection parameters (timestamp, IP address).
  3. In some cases, the website may save information facilitating the linking of data in the form with the e-mail address of the user filling in the form. In this case, the user’s e-mail address appears inside the url of the page containing the form.
  4. The data provided in the form are processed for the purpose resulting from the function of a specific form, e.g. in order to process the service request or commercial contact, registration of services, etc. Each time the context and description of the form clearly informs what it is used for.

6. Administrator ‘s logs

  1. Information on the actions of users on the website may be subject to logging. These data are used to administer the website.

7. Significant Marketing Techniques

  1. The operator uses statistical analysis of website traffic through Google Analytics (Google Inc. based in the USA). The operator does not provide personal data to the operator of this service, apart from anonymised information. The service is based on the use of cookies on the user’s device. In terms of information about user preferences collected by the Google advertising network, the user can view and edit information derived from cookies using the tool:

8. Information about cookies

  1. The website uses cookies.
  2. Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the website user’s device and are intended for using the Website. Cookies usually contain the name of the website they come from, the storage time on the end device and a unique number.
  3. The entity placing cookies on the website user’s device and accessing them is the Website’s operator.
  4. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
    1. maintaining the Website user’s session (after logging in), thanks to which the user does not have to re-enter the login and password on each subpage of the Website;
    2. achieving the goals set out above in the section “Significant Marketing Techniques”;
  5. The Website uses two basic types of cookies: “session” and “persistent” cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s device until logging out, leaving the website or turning off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device for the time specified in the parameters of cookies or until they are deleted by the user.
  6. Software for browsing websites (web browser) usually allows the storage of cookies on the user’s device by default. The website users can change the settings in this regard. The web browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically block cookies. Detailed information on this subject can be found in the help or documentation of the web browser.
  7. Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website pages.
  8. Cookies placed on the website user’s device may also be used by entities cooperating with the Website operator, in particular the companies: Google (Google Inc. based in the USA), Facebook (Facebook Inc. based in the USA), Twitter (Twitter Inc. based in the USA).

9. Managing cookies – how to give and withdraw consent in practice?

  1. If the user does not want to receive cookies, they may change the browser settings. We condition that disabling cookies necessary for authentication processes, security, maintaining user preferences may make it difficult and in extreme cases may prevent the use of websites.
  2. To manage cookie settings, select the web browser you use from the list below and follow the instructions:

    Mobile devices: