Privacy Policy

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Privacy policy

The privacy policy describes how we respect personal data


a) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (in Polish RODO).

b) The Act of 10 May 2018 on the personal data protection (Dz.U. 2018 poz. 1000 – in Polish)

1. The data controller

The Data Controller is UTP University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz Al. prof. S. Kaliskiego 7, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, the owner and controller of the website is the Management Team of the project EcoSET.

2. Personal data source

a) Contact form at name, surname and e-mail address are required.

Comments under entries – if you want to leave a comment, you must provide your name, surname and email address. The content management system saves the IP address, which along with the email address, is visible only to the site administrator.

b) Newsletter subscription – the module that supports sending the newsletter saves the given data in the local database.

3. Purpose of personal data storage and processing

a) responding to a question sent via online contact form,
b) publication of comments provided under entries,
c) sending the newsletter to provided e-mail address,
d) compliance with fiscal and accounting obligations,
e) marketing,
f) analysis,
g) statistics,
h) archiving.

4. Withdrawal of consent for storage and/or processing of personal data

Consent to the processing of personal data can be withdrawn at any time.

In the case of contact via the contact form or via e-mail address – appending a removal request at the end of the message is needed.

In the case of comments published below the online entries – deleting the comment (the data will be deleted from the database).

In the case of subscribing to the newsletter – cancelling the subscription in the newsletter footer causes permanent removal from the database.

In the case of cookies, clean the files in the browser used and disable them for the EcoSET page.

For the Chrome, information on this procedure can be found here,
for the Mozilla Firefox – here,
for the Opera – here,
for the Windows Internet Explorer – here.

5. Entitlements to the data controler in the area of processed data

The Controller guarantees the fulfillment of all rights arising from the general data protection regulation, i.e. the right to access, rectify and delete data, to limit their processing, the right to transfer them, not to be subject to an automated decision making, including profiling, as well as the right to object to processing of personal information.

This does not apply to any data that the Controller of the EcoSET website is required to maintain for administrative, legal or security reasons or necessary to meet fiscal and accounting obligations.

6. Sharing of personal data

Personal data saved as a result of contact via the contact form / e-mail, commenting on entries or subscription to the newsletter are not disclosed to third entities. Only the site Controller has access to them.

7. Period of storing personal data

In the case of users registered on the website, the data is stored for the period necessary to perform administrative activities.

Personal data obtained as a result of the inquiry via the contact form is stored on the mail server until communication stops, then deleted from the server.

Personal data obtained as a result of leaving comments under entries are stored until they are manually deleted.

Personal data obtained as a result of subscribing to the newsletter is stored until the user cancels subscription.

Cookie files are stored for 365 days after the user visit on the website and user’s agreement to the use of cookies.

More information about the storage and processing of personal data:

e-mail: ecoset(at)

8. Cookies policy

Using the EcoSET website involves sending queries to the server. Each query directed to the server is saved in the analytical module. The saved information includes IP address, server date and time, information about the web browser and the operating system used by the user. The data in the analytical module server are not associated with specific people using the website and are not used by the Controller to identify the user. The analytical data are only auxiliary material used to administer the application, and their content is not disclosed to anyone except persons authorized to administer the server.

Website uses “permanent” and “session” cookies. “Permanent” cookies remain in the device’s web browser until they are deleted by the user or until a predetermined time specified in the cookie file parameters. “Session” cookies remain in the browser until the user turns it off or logs out of the website.

All modern browsers allow the user to enable or disable the cookie mechanism (it is usually enabled by default). If the user does not want to receive cookies, the change in the settings of the web browser can be made. The user can also leave the current page (close its browser window).

9. Changes to the privacy policy

The Controller reserves the right to amend this Policy by publishing a new version of the Policy on the website.