PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY OF THE SERVICE: WWW.BRAINSTRIVE.COM
Scope of the privacy and cookies policy
The data administrator is Fundacja Akademickie Inkubatory Przedsiębiorczości with registered office: 00-672 Warsaw, ul. Piękna 68, entered in the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register maintained by the District Court for the Capital City of Warsaw in Warsaw, XII Commercial Division of the National Court Register, under KRS number 0000199402, holding NIP 5242495143 (hereinafter the "Foundation", "we" or "us").
We are committed to doing the right thing when it comes to collecting, using and protecting personal data. We want you to be sure that your data is safe with us and also fully understand how we use it to offer you better and more personalized services. That is why this privacy and cookies policy (hereinafter "Policy") has been developed, which:
- defines the types of personal data we collect;
- explains how and why we collect and use your personal information;
- explains when and why we will share your personal information with other organizations;
- explains the rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal information;
In connection with the range of services we offer, we want you to know clearly what the policy covers. This Policy applies to you if you use our services (referred to in this Policy as "our Services"). Using our Services means:
- Creating an account on our Website and using our Services offered as part of its functionality;
- This Policy also applies if you contact us or contact you regarding our Services;
Our Services or mobile applications may contain links to other websites operated by other entities that have their own rules and privacy policies that explain how they use your personal information. In such situations, please read these terms and privacy policies carefully before providing any personal data on such websites, because we do not accept any liability for the websites of other entities.
The personal information we collect
This section contains information about personal information that we may collect from you when using our Services and other personal information that we may receive from other sources.
|When browsing our websites or using our mobile applications, we can collect:||Information on how you visit our Services and mobile applications and information about clicking one of our advertisements (including websites of other organizations);Information about any devices used to access our Services (including brand, model and operating system, IP address, browser type and identifiers of mobile devices);|
|When contacting us or when we contact you:||The personal information you provide about us each time you contact us about our Services (e.g. your name and surname, username, contact details, login), including by phone, e-mail or mail or while talking to us via social media;|
How and why we use personal data
In the table below, we explain in detail how and why we use personal data:
|We use personal data to:||This means that the processing of your personal data allows us to:||Why are we processing your data in this way?||Legal basis|
|Developing and improving our range of services, know-how and the way in which we communicate with you.||We rely on the use of personal data to conduct market research, as well as to improve our information systems (including security) and our services. Thanks to this, we can serve you better as a customer.|
|Detection of fraud and other crimes and their prevention.||It is important that we monitor our Services in the context of detecting and preventing fraud, other crimesand misuse of services. This will help us ensure that you can safely use our Services.||Legally justified purpose|
|Personalize services to your expectations||Analyzing your browsing habits of our websites so that we can better understand you as our user and provide you with personalized services.||Browsing your behavior allows us to personalize our services. This will help us meet your needs as a user.||Legally justified purpose|
|contact and interacting with you||Contact you about our Services, e.g. by telephone,e-mail or mail, or replying to social media posts that you have directed to us.||We want to serve you best as a customer, so we use personal information to provide explanations or help in response to your communication.|
Our legally justified goals in using your personal data
In the places where we mentioned above that the use of personal data is based on our "legitimate purpose", these are:
- handling the needs of our clients, including providing our services;
- promoting and marketing our services;
- account support (e.g. user account online), complaint management and resolution of any disputes;
- understanding our users, including their patterns, behavior, as well as their preferences;
- protection and support of our activities, co-workers, users and co-owners;
- testing and developing new services, as well as improving existing ones;
- legal / regulatory requirements.
How and why we provide personal data to service providers
In this section, we explain how and why we share personal information with service providers. When we share personal information with these companies, we require them to maintain security and they are not allowed to use personal data for their own marketing purposes.
Service providers: we work with carefully selected service providers who perform specific functionson our behalf. These include, for example, companies that help us provide: customer services, technology services, data storage and combination, payment processingand delivery of orders. We provide only personal data that enable our suppliers to provide these services.
How and why we share personal data with other entities
We may share personal information with other organizations in the following circumstances:
- when the law or public body says that we must disclose personal information;
- when we need to disclose personal information to determine, enforce or defend our rights (including the transfer of personal data to others to prevent fraud and reduce credit risk);
- to the organization we sell or transfer (or enter into negotiations to sell or transfer) any of our rights or obligations under any contract that we may have with you. If the transfer or sale is successful, the entity that receives your personal information may use your personal information in the same way as we do;
- to all legal successors related to our activities.
How we protect your personal information
We know the importance of adequate security and management of personal data. This section shows the main measures we have introduced. To ensure the security of your data, we use computer security, such as:
- limiting access only for employees who need it to perform their official duties;
- we enforce physical, electronic and procedural safeguards related to the collection, storage and disclosure of personal data
- firewalls and data encryption during transmission using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
However, despite taking appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data sent via the Internet to us.
Personal data that we collect from you may be transferred and stored at a destination outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"). They can also be processed by companies operating outside the EEA that work for us or for one of our service providers. If we do, we ensure that they respect your privacy rights in accordance with this Policy. The most common way in which we do this is to enter a specific type of contract (more information on the topic can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu_en) or through an approved program, such as the Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.
How long we process personal data
We will not store your personal data longer than we need, which depends on several factors:
- (First of all) the reason why we collected them;
- How long ago they were collected;
- Is there a legal / regulatory basis for us to keep them;
- Do we need them to protect your or our interest.
Cookies (so-called "cookies") are IT data - in particular text files - placed by our Website during each visit to the User's end device, which allows our websites to remember the User's computer or device and serves several purposes. The entity that places cookies on the Website User's end device and obtains access to them is the Foundation. The Website Server automatically records information sent by the User's browser while displaying the website. Server logs can contain information such as network request, IP address, browser type and language, date and time of sending the request. This information allows us to improve the quality of our Services by identifying and storing your preferences and tracking trends, such as the ways in which our websites are searched.Our website uses the following types of cookies:
|Ensuring efficiency||compatibility (e.g., browser type identification);optimization (eg measurement of loading time of Website content);||Session -> cookies are deleted when the browser is closed|
|Increasing safety||checking if the user's device is logged in securely throughout the duration of his visit to the Website;||Session -> cookies are deleted when the browser is closed|
|Remembering your preferences||improving the Website's operation, for example through personalized content, welcoming or remembering the chosen language;||Session -> cookies are deleted when the browser is close|
|Analysis of the way the website is being used||collecting statistics on, among others the total number of visits and references to the Website||Permanent -> removed after a long period of non-visiting the Website|
|Feedback from Website Users||not displaying one-off notifications after passing the User to the next subpage of the Website;no display of periodic notifications for a defined period||Session -> cookies are deleted when the browser is close|
|Plugins / widgets||sharing the content of the Website on social media platforms;recording user interactions on the Website (e.g. by using the counter of the number of shares);||Permanent -> removed after a long period of non-visiting the Website|
Cookies placed on the Website User's end device may also be used by third parties in order to offer users additional functionalities. Using the above tools or widgets may result in the collection of cookies on users' devices in order to facilitate the use of these services and to ensure that user interaction is displayed correctly on our websites.
Your choice in the field of cookies
Please be advised that if you do not change your cookie settings, it means that they will be postedin the User's end device. In this case, our Services may store information on the User's end device and access this information.
Information on the management of cookies in individual browsers can be found on pages dedicated to particular browsers:
Additional information about cookie management can be found on sites such as http://allaboutcookies.org
The right to access data
You have the right to inspect your personal data that we hold.
Other rights of persons whose data is processed
In relation to your personal data, you also have:
The right to correct data
If you feel we have inaccurate or missing information about you, let us know and we will correct it.
The right to object
General objection - we will consider your opposition to the use of your personal data. If your rights outweigh our interests in the use of your personal data, then at your request we will either limit their processing (see section “The right to limit data processing” below) or we will delete them (see section “The right to delete data” below).
The right to limit data processing
There are several situations where you can limit the use of personal data, including (but not limited to):
- you have made a general objection (mentioned in item “The right to object” above);
- you question the accuracy of personal data that we store;
- We used your personal information unlawfully, but you do not want us to remove it.
The right to delete data
There are several situations in which you can ask us to delete your personal data, including (but not limited to):
- we no longer have to store your personal data
- you have successfully submitted general objections (mentioned in item ““The right to object”” above);
- you have withdrawn your consent to the use of your personal data (and we have no other reason to use them);
- We have unlawfully processed your personal information.
The right to transfer data
If you would like to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please contact us via the address: [email protected]
The right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory body
We would like to be able to resolve any of your requests and comments, but you also have the right to make a complaint directly to the local supervisory authority if you feel that we are processing your personal data unlawfully.
More information about your data protection rights
The website of the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection (PUODO) regarding data protection contains more detailed information on your personal data protection rights mentioned above. If you would like to talk to us more about these rights in more detail, please use the section below in which we will inform you "how to contact us".
How to contact us
If you have questions about how to collect, store and use personal information, contact uswith us:E-mail: [email protected]
You can also contact the Foundation's Data Inspector via e-mail: [email protected]
The policy has been last updated on: May 25th, 2018