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Privacy Policy

The controller of your data is: University of Economics in Katowice, with its registered office at ul. 1 Maja 50 68, 40-287 Katowice.

1. Access data and hosting

You can enter our websites without giving your personal details. For every request for the website, the server automatically saves only the so-called server logs, such as the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of the request, the amount of data transferred and the internet service provider submitting the query (access data), and documents the request for the page.

These data are analyzed only in order to ensure a proper functioning of the website and to improve our offer. The above is used – as part of the assessment of interests – to secure our legitimate interest, consisting in the proper presentation of our offer. All access data are removed within seven days of the completion of your visit to the website.

2. Collection and processing of data in order to contact and register for organized events

We collect personal data only when you give them to us voluntarily by contacting us (eg via the contact form or by e-mail). Mandatory fields are marked as such, because the data contained in them are necessary for us to consider the matter in which you have contacted us or to register you for events organized by the University. The type of the collected data results from the forms into which data are entered.

We use the data provided by you to perform the contract and to answer your inquiries. Your data, if legal regulations allow to, can be removed at any time. For this purpose, please send a message to our contact address indicated in the section “Our contact details and your rights”

3. Cookies and web analytics

To make our website more attractive and enable the use of certain functions in order to display relevant products or for market research purposes, we use the so-called cookies. The above – as part of the analysis and assessment of interests – serves to protect our legitimate interest, consisting in the optimal presentation of our offer. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your end device. Some cookies used by us are deleted after the end of the web browser session, i.e. after the closing of the website (the so-called session cookies). Other cookies are stored on your end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you access the site (persistent cookies). The storage time is given in the cookies settings of your web browser. The browser can be configured, so that you can receive information about the use of cookies and decide on their acceptance or rejection in specific cases or in a general manner. Browsers manage cookie settings in various ways. In the auxiliary menu of the browser you will find explanations on how to change the cookies settings. They are available at the following links:

If you do not agree to the use of cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

This website uses Google Analytics (see below) also with the so-called DoubleClick cookies that allow one to recognize your browser if you use other websites. The information generated automatically by cookies regarding your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Due to the IP anonymisation activated on this website, your IP address is truncated before being forwarded within the Member States of the European Union or to other countries that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address forwarded to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. The anonymized IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

Google will use this information to prepare a report on the activity on the website and to provide other services related to the use of the website. The above – as part of the analysis and assessment of interests – serves to protect our legitimate interest, consisting in the optimal and effective operation of our website on the market. Google will pass the above information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the above data on behalf of Google.

Google Double Click is a Google LLC offer. (www.google.com).

Google LLC has its headquarters in the USA and is EU-US-Privacy Shield certified. The current certificate is available at this link. Under the agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has found an adequate level of data protection for companies certified by Privacy Shield.

You can deactivate DoubleClick cookies by clicking the link. In addition, you can get information on the use of cookies and relevant settings on the Digital Advertising Alliance website. You can also configure your browser to receive information about the use of cookies and to decide on their acceptance or rejection in specific cases or in a general manner. If you do not accept the use of cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

The use of Google (Universal) Analytics for the purposes of web analytics

Our website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics tool by Google Inc. (www.google.com). The above – as part of the analysis and assessment of interests – serves to protect our legitimate interest, consisting in the optimal presentation of our offer. Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow one to analyze how you use the website – for example, cookies. Automatically collected information about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Due to the IP anonymisation activated on this website, your IP address is truncated before being forwarded within the Member States of the European Union or to other countries that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address forwarded to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. The anonymized IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not as a rule combined with other Google data.

Google LLC has its headquarters in the USA and is EU-US-Privacy Shield certified. The current certificate is available at this link. Under the agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has found an adequate level of data protection for companies certified by Privacy Shield.

You may prevent the registration of data collected by cookies on your use of our website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google, if you download and install the browser plug-in located under the link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=pl

Alternatively – instead of installing the browser plug-in, you can also click this link to disable Google Analytics data collection on our website. The opt-out cookie will be saved on your end device. If you delete cookies, you must click the link above again.

4. Our contact details and your rights

You have the right to free information regarding your personal data that are stored with us, as well as the right to rectify them, limit their processing, delete or transfer them.

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data, rectification, blocking or deletion of data, or if you want to cancel your consents or object to the use of certain data, please contact the data controller: brw@ue.katowice.pl In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with a competent supervisory authority.

Our website creates and uses cookies. For more information about cookies, the scope and purpose of data processing, see the privacy pollicy.