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Privacy Policy

Definitions

 

Data Controller ALINGUA SP. Z O.O. based in Krakow, at ul. Szlak 10/5, entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register kept by the District Court for Kraków – Śródmieście, 11th Commercial Division of the National Court Register under the number KRS 0000358493, REGON: 121174278, NIP: 6762426723, share capital of PLN 5,000.00

 

Cookies – means computer data, particularly small text files saved and stored on the device through which the User uses the Website

 

Data Controller’s Cookies – means cookies published by the Data Controller, related to the provision of services electronically by the Data Controller through the Website

 

External Cookies – means cookies published by the Data Controller’s partners through the Website

 

Special categories of personal data – means personal data referred to in Article 9(1) of the GDPR, i.e. revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership and genetic data, biometric data processed to allow the unique identification of a natural person or data concerning the person’s health, sexuality or sexual orientation. This data may be processed with the express consent of the person concerned for the purpose of carrying out a valuation and translation of a document

 

GDPR – Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 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)

 

Maintenance – means the Data Controller’s website available at: alingua.pl

 

Device – means an electronic device, through which the User gains access to the Website

 

User – Person using the Website

 

Data set  – means a set of personal data collected by the Data Controller

 

 

§ 1  General Provisions

  1. This Privacy Policy sets out the rules for storing and accessing information on the User’s devices using Cookies, used by the Data Controller to render the services requested by the User by electronic means and the rules for the processing of personal data by the Data Controller.
  2. The Data Controller attaches particular importance to respecting Users’ privacy. Respecting the GDPR and the Act of 10 May 2018 on the protection of personal data, we carefully select and apply appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure adequate protection of the data processed. In particular, the Data Controller protects data against disclosure to unauthorized persons as well as against their processing in violation of applicable law. The Data Controller exercises permanent control over the data processing and limits access to data as much as possible, granting appropriate processing authorizations only if it is necessary for the proper operation and use of the Website. As part of the implemented Personal Data Security Policy and the IT System Management Instruction, the Data Controller informs about the following rules regarding the protection of the Users’ personal data.
  3. The Users’ personal data are processed in accordance with the GDPR and the Act of May 10, 2018 on the protection of personal data.
  4. The Users’ personal data are processed based on the Users’ consent and statutory authorizations permitting the processing of personal data for the implementation and settlement of services rendered, as well as to achieve other legally justified purposes pursued by the Data Controller and data recipients, wherein such processing does not violate the Users’ rights and freedoms.
  5. Providing any personal data is voluntary, however, providing some data is required for the full use of the Website’s features.

 

§ 2  Information clause

  1. The Data Controller processes Users’ personal data for the purpose of:
    • performance of service contracts (linguistic services) and specific work contracts,
    • accounting settlements,
    • implementation of processes necessary for the full functionality of websites, namely:
  2. In fulfilling the purposes referred to above, the Data Controller may entrust the Users’ personal data to an online payment operator, host, accounting service and other entities, if it considers it reasonable and proportionate in the implementation of said purposes.
  3. The Users’ data shall be stored:
    • in connection with valuation of a translation for the period required to present the valuation, and afterwards it can be processed for the period of limitation of possible claims;
    • in connection with the translation for 4 years from the end of the calendar year in which it was collected, and after that period, personal data shall be deleted, unless further storage is necessary for the protection of rights or assertion of claims;
    • until the User’s consent for sending information regarding the services offered by the Data Controller is revoked;
    • in the remaining scope, the User’s data shall be processed for the period, in which the law necessitates the storage of data, or for the limitation period of any claims that require access to data.
  4. The Users’ data may be made available to entities authorized to receive them under applicable law, including relevant judicial authorities.
  5. Users have the right to:
    • rectify, supplement, update or correct their personal data,
    • request to delete their personal data,
    • object regarding the processing of their personal data.
  6. For the above purposes, Users may send a relevant request in writing or by e-mail to the Data Controller’s address indicated in the definitions of the Privacy Policy.
  7. The User whose data is being processed based on consent is entitled to revoke it at any time. Users may send a relevant request in this regard in writing or by e-mail to the Data Controller’s address indicated in the definitions of the Privacy Policy.
  8. The User whose data is being processed based on consent given on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) of GDPR (Special categories of personal data) is entitled to revoke it at any time without any impact on lawfulness of the processing made on the basis of the consent before its revocation. Users may send a relevant request in writing or by e-mail to the Data Controller’s address indicated in the definitions of the Privacy Policy.
  9. The User may lodge a complaint to the supervisory body dealing with the protection of personal data, namely the President of the Personal Data Protection Office.
  10. Providing data by the User is voluntary but necessary to enable the Data Controller to take up and provide services.
  11. The Users will not be subject to automated decisions, including profiling, as referred to in Article 22 items 1 and 4 of the GDPR.

 

§ 3  Policy and cookie files

  1. Users’ data shall be stored for a period not longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of their processing, and shall then be deleted.
  2. The Data Controller uses the IP addresses collected during Internet connections for technical purposes related to Website administration. Moreover, IP addresses are used to collect general statistical information.
  3. Cookies used by the Personal Data Controller are safe for the User’s device. In particular, they do not allow penetrating the User’s Device with viruses or other unwanted software or malware. These files allow identifying the software used by the User and adjusting the Website to each User. Cookies typically contain the name of the domain, from which they com, the time they are stored on the Device and an assigned value.
  4. The Data Controller uses two types of cookies:
    • Session cookies: they are stored on your Device and remain there until the end of the browser session. Recorded information is then permanently deleted from the memory of the Device. Session cookies do not permit downloading any personal data or any confidential information from the User’s Device;
    • Persistent cookies: they are stored on your Device and remain there until deleted. Ending the browser session, or disabling the Device does not delete them from your Device. Persistent cookies do not permit downloading any personal data or any confidential information from the User’s Device.
  5. The User has the ability to limit or disable cookies in their Device. If you use this option, the use of the Website will be possible, except for functions which, by their nature, require cookies.
  6. The Data Controller uses the data of the Cookies Administrator
    for the following purposes:

    • website configuration, i.e.
      1. adapting web content to User preferences and to optimize the use of the Website;
      2. recognizing the Website User’s device and its location and displaying the website, properly tailored to their individual needs;
      3. saving the settings selected by the User;
      4. remembering the history of pages visited on the site for the purpose of recommending content;
      5. remembering the contents of the User’s cart;
      6. remembering font size, website layout etc.
    • user authentication on the website and providing user sessions on the website, i.e.
      1. correct configuration of selected Website features, particularly allowing verification of browser session authenticity;
      2. optimizing and increasing the performance of services provided by the Data Controller;
      3. implementation of processes necessary for the full functionality of websites, namely:
        • adapting web content to User preferences and to optimize the use of the Website; In particular, these files allow recognizing the basic parameters of the User’s Device and displaying the website, properly tailored to their individual needs;
        • remembering the user’s location – i.e. the correct configuration of selected Website features, particularly enabling the adjustment of the information provided to the User, taking into account their location;
        • analyses, surveys and audience audits – creating anonymous statistics to help understand how the Website Users benefit from the Website pages, which allows improving their structure and content;
        • provision of advertising services – i.e. adaptation of third-party services and products displayed through the Website;
        • ensuring the Website’s safety and reliability.
  1. The Controller uses their external cookies for the following purposes:
    • presenting multimedia content on the Website’s pages that are downloaded from an external website:
      1. vimeo.com [cookies administrator: Vimeo, LLC. based in USA];
      2. youtube.com [cookies administrator: Google Inc. based in the USA];
      3. wrzuta.pl [cookies administrator: Free4Fresh Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw];
    • collecting general and anonymous statistical data via analytical tools:
      1. Google Analytics [cookies administrator: Google Inc based in USA];
      2. Gemius Traffic [cookies administrator: Gemius S.A. based in Warsaw];
      3. Stat24 [cookies administrator: Redefine Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw];
      4. KissMetrics [cookies administrator: Space Pencil, Inc. based in USA];
    • displaying ads tailored to the User’s preferences using the online advertising tool:
      1. Google AdSense [cookies administrator: Google Inc based in USA];
      2. Display Network [cookies administrator: Internetowy Dom Mediowy net S.A based in Warsaw];
    • using interactive functions to popularize the website through social networking sites:
      1. twitter.com [cookies administrator: Twitter Inc. based in USA];
      2. plus.google.com [cookies administrator: Google Inc based in USA];
      3. Facebook.com [cookies administrator: Facebook Inc based in USA or Facebook Ireland based in Ireland];
      4. LinkedIn.com [cookies administrator: LinkedIn Ireland Limited based in Ireland].
  1. Users can change the settings for cookies at any time, specifying the conditions of their storage and access by Cookies to the User’s Device. The User can make changes to the settings referred to in the previous sentence using the web browser settings, or by using service configuration. In particular, these settings can be changed in such a way as to block the automatic handling of cookies in your web browser configuration or to inform you whenever cookies are saved on the Device. Detailed information on the possibilities and ways of handling cookies available in the software setting (web browser).
  2. The User may remove cookies at any time using the features available in their web browser.
  3. Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.
  4. The Customer represents that all personal data that they provide to the Agency are so provided in accordance with the law, particularly personal data which they are authorized to entrust.