Our data protection standards
I. General provisions
II. Personal data
The Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS makes every effort to ensure that its website makes it easy for all users to browse the site and send messages. Therefore, for the sake of safety and convenience of communication, we would like to inform you that by browsing the website you agree to the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS using cookies and other personal data you provide voluntarily. The data you will be asked for in the contact forms are necessary for the operation of the website or the service. The provision of data is voluntary. Failure to provide the required data will block the activity which the data concerns.
III. Types and purpose of data use
The Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS automatically collects data contained in cookies when the website is used. Cookies are small text files sent to an Internet user’s computer identifying it in a manner necessary to perform a given operation, e.g. in the form of authentication, collection of statistical data or saving data in contact forms.
Cookies are harmless for both the computer and users and their data. The condition for cookies to work is that the browser accepts them and does not delete them from the disk. In many cases, the software used to browse web pages (the browser) allows the storage of cookies in the end user’s device by default. However, the settings of the browser can be changed, in particular to block the automatic operation of cookies in the settings of the browser or inform about their placement in the user’s terminal device each time. Detailed information about the possibilities and methods of handling cookies are available in the browser software settings. However, the service or its individual functionalities may not work properly without cookies.
SUBSCRIPTION TO FREE NEWSLETTERS
To subscribe to electronic and free newsletters belonging to the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, you need to provide your e-mail address and other data, e.g. name, etc., in the appropriate form. The data obtained in this way are added to the mailing list of the service.
IV. The rights of users with regard to personal data
The Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS shall ensure that users transferring their personal data exercise their rights under the Personal Data Protection Act of August 29th 1997 (consolidated text in Journal of Laws of 2002, No. 101, item 926, as amended), including the right to request that their personal data be supplemented, updated, corrected, their processing be temporarily or permanently suspended or that the data are deleted if they are incomplete, out-dated, untrue, or have been collected in breach of the Act or are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected.
The user has the right to delete his or her personal data at any time via e-mail contact on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS applies technical and organisational measures aimed at the best possible protection of the personal data collected against unauthorised access or misuse by unauthorised persons.
VI. Additional information
General information clause (PDF)