Privacy policy and “Cookies” policy
Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation

I. Protection of personal data
The Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation is serious about protecting personal data. For this reason, we would like to inform you which data is stored and how we use it.
THE PERSONAL DATA ADMINISTRATOR is the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation with headquarters in Warsaw (00-732) at ul. Czerska 8/10 entered into the register of associations, other social and professional organizations, foundations and public health care facilities of the National Court Register under the KRS number: 760539; tel. 694 401 246,
The Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation has established a PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION SUPERVISOR. If you have questions about the processing of your personal data, you can contact him by writing to the email address:
Legal basis for using your data. Pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC, i.e. the GDPR, data processing is based on one of the following legal bases:
based on your consent (art.6 par.1 a GDPR), which you can revoke at any time;
to establish or perform a contract or other directly related obligations (art.6 par.1 lit.b) GDPR);
in order to enable the fulfillment of legal obligations incumbent on the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation (art.6 par.1 letter c) of the GDPR);
in order to pursue the legitimate interests of the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation, unless your interests or fundamental rights prevail (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
The Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation processes your personal data in cases where:

you support the Foundation’s statutory activity by making online payments,
you contact the Foundation using the form provided on the website,
you subscribe to the Foundation’s newsletter.
Data recipients
Your personal data may in some cases be transferred to other companies or legal entities, in particular service providers (e.g. hosting partners, social media companies, payment service providers, law firms, courier companies, etc.), campaign partners, in particular Agora S.A. and other companies from the Agora S.A. group and state authorities (e.g. tax offices in connection with tax information).

Data Retention
We store your personal data only as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected, e.g. compliance with all legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Personal data is stored for the period of electronic provision of services, and after their completion – for the time during which you can file a complaint regarding the provision of services.

If there is a legal requirement to store personal data for a specific period of time, e.g. for tax and accounting purposes, the Foundation processes your data for the time specified in the regulations, e.g. 5 years after the end of the year in which a specific accounting event took place (e.g. payment by donations).

For statutory purposes, the Foundation processes your personal data for a period of 6 years.

In the case of personal data processing based on the consent given, the Foundation ceases processing the data together with the withdrawal of consent to their processing.

Photographic or film documentation
During meetings, celebrations, cultural events, sports competitions, public events and similar events organized by the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation, as part of its statutory activity, photos and videos may be taken. Photos and videos can be published on our websites or websites with which we cooperate for informational or promotional purposes. The publication of photos is based on art. 81 section 2, points 1 and 2 of the Act of February 4, 1994. on copyright and related rights (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 880, as amended). The person visible in the published photo or video has the right to request the removal of the photo or video from websites and websites. The removal request should be sent to the following e-mail address: or in writing to the address of the Foundation’s headquarters.

Your rights in relation to the processing of personal data
In connection with the processing of personal data by the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation, you have the following rights:

access to data content, rectification, deletion, processing restrictions, right to object;
lodging a complaint to the supervisory body (the President of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data) if it finds that the processing of personal data violates the provisions of the GDPR.
if you have consented to the sending of information by the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation, you can revoke such consent at any time by sending a request to the e-mail address:

II. Cookies policy”
1. General information
Website Operator is based in Warsaw (00-732) at ul. Czerska 8/10 entered into the register of associations, other social and professional organizations, foundations and public health care facilities of the National Court Register under the KRS number: 760539.
The website performs the functions of obtaining information about Users and their behavior through:
information voluntarily entered in forms,
saving cookies in end devices (so-called “cookies”).
2. Information on forms
Service collects information provided voluntarily by the user.
The website may also save information about connection parameters (time, IP address).
The data in the form is not disclosed to third parties other than with the consent of the User.
The data provided in the form are processed for the purpose resulting from the function of the specific form, e.g. to process the service request or business contact.
The data provided in the forms may be transferred to entities that technically provide some services. In particular, this applies to the transfer of information about the owner of a registered domain to entities that are operators of internet domains, websites that support payments or other entities with which the Website Operator cooperates in this regard.
3. Information about cookies
The website uses cookies.
Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the Website User’s end device and are intended for using the Website’s pages. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time on the end device and a unique number.
The entity placing cookies on the Website User’s end device and accessing them is the Website operator.
Cookies are used for the following purposes:
creating statistics that help to understand how Website Users use websites, which allows improving their structure and content;
maintaining the Website User’s session (after logging in), thanks to which the User does not have to re-enter the login and password on each subpage of the Website;
determining the User’s profile and displaying matched materials in advertising networks, in particular the Google network.
The Website uses two basic types of cookies: “session” cookies and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s end device until logging out, leaving the website or turning off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the User’s end device for the time specified in the cookie parameters or until they are deleted by the User.
Software for browsing websites (web browser) usually by default allows storing cookies on the User’s end device. Website Users can change the settings in this area. The web browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to block them automatically. Detailed information on this subject can be found in the help or documentation of the web browser.
Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.
Cookies placed on the Website User’s end device can also be used by advertisers and partners cooperating with the Website operator.
Cookies may be used by advertising networks, in particular the Google network, to display ads tailored to the manner in which the User uses the Website. For this purpose, they may save information about the User’s navigation path or time spent on a given page.
4. Managing cookie files.
If the User does not want to receive cookies, he may change the browser settings. We reserve that disabling cookies necessary for authentication processes, security, maintaining User’s preferences may make it difficult, and in extreme cases may prevent the use of websites.
To manage cookie settings, change the appropriate settings in the configuration of your web browser.
Information about external links
Please be advised that as part of the Website external links may be placed enabling its Users to directly reach other websites or, while using the Website, cookies may also be placed on your device from other entities, in particular from providers such as: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, in order to enable you to use the functionalities of the Website integrated with these websites. Each of the suppliers defines the rules of using cookies in their privacy policy, therefore we have no influence on the conduct of the privacy policy of the suppliers and the use of cookies. For security reasons, we recommend that before using the resources offered by other websites or services, each User read the document regarding the privacy policy and the use of Cookies, if they have been made available, and if they are not available, contact the administrator of the given page or service in to obtain information in this regard.