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Privacy policy

The following Privacy Policy sets out the principles for storing and accessing data on the Devices of Users using the Website for the purposes of the provision of electronic services by the Administrator, as well as the principles for the collection and processing of the Users’ personal data which they have provided personally and voluntarily through the tools available on the Website.

§1 Definitions

  • Service – the website of “PAR HOUSE Agency” operating at https://parhouse.agency/.
  • External Service – websites of partners, service providers or service recipients cooperating with the Administrator
  • Administrator of the Website / Data – the Administrator of the Website and the Data Administrator (hereinafter referred to as the Administrator) is “PAR HOUSE Agency”, operating at the following address: Rynek Główny 34/15, 31-010 Kraków, with assigned tax identification number (NIP): 6783010494, providing services electronically via the Website
  • User – a natural person for whom the Administrator provides services electronically through the Website.
  • Device – an electronic device with software, through which the User accesses the Website.
  • Cookies – text data collected in the form of files placed on the User’s Device.
  • RODO – 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 (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Personal data – means information about an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of the natural person
  • Processing – means an operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data or sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;
  • Restriction of processing – means the marking of stored personal data for the purpose of restricting its future processing
  • Profiling – means any form of automated processing of personal data which involves the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal factors of an individual, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to that individual’s performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movement
  • Consent – consent of the data subject means a freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of intent by which the data subject, either by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, gives his or her consent to the processing of personal data concerning him or her
  • Personal data breach – means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or unauthorised access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed
  • Pseudonymisation – means the processing of personal data in such a way that they can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is covered by technical and organisational measures which make it impossible to attribute it to an identified or identifiable natural person
  • Anonymisation – Data anonymisation is an irreversible process of data operations that destroys / overwrites “personal data” making it impossible to identify, or link, a particular record to a specific user or individual.

§2 Data Protection Officer

Pursuant to Article 37 RODO, the Controller has not appointed a Data Protection Officer.

For matters concerning data processing, including personal data, please contact the Administrator directly.

§3 Types of Cookies

  • Internal cookies – files placed and read from the User’s Device by the Service’s data communications system
  • External cookies – files placed and read from the User’s Device by IT systems of external Services. The scripts of external Services that may place Cookies on User Devices have been deliberately placed on the Website through scripts and services made available and installed on the Website
  • Session Cookies – files placed and read from the User’s Device by the Service during a single session of a given Device. At the end of the session, the files are deleted from the User Device.
  • Persistent cookies – files placed and read from the User Device by the Website until they are manually deleted. The files are not deleted automatically after the end of the session of the Device, unless the configuration of the User Device is set to delete cookies after the end of the session of the Device.

§4 Data storage security

  • Mechanisms of storing and reading Cookies – The mechanisms of storing, reading and exchanging data between Cookies stored on the User’s Device and the Website are realised through the built-in mechanisms of Internet browsers and do not allow the collection of other data from the User’s Device or other websites visited by the User, including personal data or confidential information. Transferring viruses, Trojan horses and other worms to the User’s Device is also practically impossible.
  • Internal cookies – the cookies used by the Administrator are safe for the User’s Device and do not contain scripts, content or information which may threaten the security of personal data or the security of the Device used by the User.
  • External cookies – the Administrator makes all possible efforts to verify and select service partners in the context of User security. The Administrator selects well-known, large partners with global public trust for cooperation. However, the Administrator does not have full control over the content of cookies from external partners. The Administrator is not responsible for the security of cookies, their content and their use by the Scripts installed in the service, coming from external services in compliance with the licence, as far as the law allows. The list of partners is provided later in the Privacy Policy.
  • Cookie control
  • Threats on the part of the User – The Administrator uses all possible technical measures to ensure the security of the data placed in cookies. However, it should be noted that ensuring the security of this data depends on both parties, including the activity of the User. The Administrator is not responsible for interception of this data, impersonation of the User’s session or its deletion, as a result of the User’s conscious or unconscious activity, viruses, Trojan horses and other spyware with which the User’s Device may be or has been infected. Users, in order to protect themselves from these threats, should follow the recommendations for use of the Internet.
  • Storage of personal data – The Administrator ensures that it makes every effort to ensure that the processed personal data entered voluntarily by the Users is secure, that access to it is limited and that it is carried out in accordance with its purpose and the purposes of processing. The Administrator also ensures that it makes every effort to secure the data it holds against loss, by applying appropriate physical as well as organisational safeguards.
  • Storage of passwords – The Administrator declares that passwords are stored in an encrypted form using the latest standards and guidelines in this respect. It is virtually impossible to decrypt account passwords provided on the Website.

§5 Purposes for which cookies are used

  • To improve and facilitate access to the Website
  • To personalise the website for users
  • Enabling log-in to the website
  • Marketing and remarketing on external websites
  • Ad serving services
  • Affiliation services
  • Maintenance of statistics (users, number of visits, type of devices, links, etc.)
  • Provision of multimedia services
  • Provision of community services

§6 Purposes of personal data processing

Personal data voluntarily provided by Users are processed for one of the following purposes:

  • Provision of electronic services:
    • Services of registration and maintenance of the User’s account on the Website and the functionalities related to it
    • Newsletter services (including sending advertising content with consent)
    • Commenting on / liking posts on the Website without registering
    • Services for sharing information about content posted on the Website on social networks or other sites.
  • Communication of the Administrator with the Users on matters related to the Service and data protection.
  • Ensuring the legitimate interest of the Administrator.

Data about Users collected anonymously and automatically is processed for one of the following purposes:

  • Keeping statistics
  • Remarketing
  • Serving advertisements tailored to Users’ preferences
  • Serving affiliate programmes
  • Ensuring the legitimate interest of the Administrator

§7 Cookies of External Services

On the Website, the Administrator uses javascript scripts and web components of partners who may place their own cookies on the User’s Device. Please note that in your browser settings you can decide for yourself on the allowed cookies that can be used by individual websites. Below is a list of the partners or their services implemented on the Website that may place cookies:

The services provided by third parties are beyond the control of the Administrator. These entities may change their terms of service, privacy policies, purpose of data processing and use of cookies at any time.

§8 Types of data collected

The Website collects data about Users. Part of the data is collected automatically and anonymously, and part of the data is personal data voluntarily provided by Users when signing up for particular services offered by the Website.

  • Anonymous data collected automatically:
    • IP address
    • Browser type
    • Screen resolution
    • Approximate location
    • Sub-pages accessed
    • Time spent on relevant sub-page
    • Operating system type
    • Previous Subpage Address
    • Referring website address
    • Browser language
    • Internet connection speed
    • Internet service provider
    • Demographics (age, gender)
  • Data collected during registration:
    • First name / last name / nickname
    • Login
    • E-mail address
    • Avatar / Profile picture
    • Residence address
    • Interests
    • Social profile addresses
    • Website addresses
    • Telephone number
    • IP address (automatically collected)
    • VAT number
    • KRS number
    • REGON number
    • Other ordinary data
  • Data collected when subscribing to the Newsletter service
    • Name / surname / nickname
    • E-mail address
    • IP address (automatically collected)
  • Data collected when you post a comment
    • Name / nickname
    • E-mail address
    • Web address
    • IP address (automatically collected)

Part of the data (without identifying information) may be stored in cookies. Part of the data (without identifying information) may be transmitted to a statistical service provider.

§9 Access to personal data by third parties

As a rule, the only recipient of personal data provided by Users is the Administrator. Data collected as part of the services provided are not transferred or resold to third parties.

Access to the data (usually on the basis of the Contract for entrustment of data processing) may have entities responsible for maintaining the infrastructure and services necessary to run the service, i.e:

  • Hosting companies, providing hosting or related services to the Administrator
  • Companies through which the Newsletter service is provided

Entrustment of personal data processing – Newsletter

The Administrator, in order to provide the Newsletter service, uses the services of a third entity – Mailerlite, SALESmanago, . Data entered in the newsletter subscription form are transferred, stored and processed in the external service of this service provider.

Please be informed that the indicated partner may modify the indicated privacy policy without the consent of the Administrator.

Entrusting the processing of personal data – Hosting, VPS or Dedicated Server Services

In order to run the website, the Administrator uses the services of an external provider of hosting, VPS or Dedicated Servers – <arel=”nofollow external”=”” href=”https://jchost.pl/polityka-prywatnosci/”>JCHost.pl Marcin Ćwiertnia</arel=”nofollow>. All data collected and processed on the website are stored and processed in the infrastructure of the service provider located in Poland. There is a possibility of access to the data as a result of maintenance work carried out by the service provider’s staff. Access to such data is regulated by the agreement concluded between the Administrator and the Service Provider.

§10 Manner of personal data processing

Personal data provided voluntarily by Users:

  • Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Union, unless they have been published as a result of an individual action by the User (e.g. entering a comment or entry), which will make the data available to any visitor to the service.
  • Personal data will not be used for automated decision-making (profiling).
  • Personal data will not be resold to third parties.

Anonymous data (without personal data) collected automatically:

  • Anonymous data (without personal data) will be transferred outside the European Union.
  • Anonymous data (without personal data) will not be used for automated decision-making (profiling).
  • Anonymous data (without personal data) will not be resold to third parties.

§11 Legal grounds for processing personal data

The Service collects and processes Users’ data on the basis of:

  • Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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)
    • Article 6(1)(a)
      the data subject has given his or her consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specified purposes
    • article 6(1)(b)
      processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract
    • Article 6(1)(f)
      processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party
  • Act of 10 May 2018 on the protection of personal data (Journal of Laws 2018, item 1000)
  • Act of 16 July 2004. Telecommunications law (Journal of Laws 2004 no. 171 item 1800)
  • Act of 4 February 1994 on Copyright and Related Rights (Journal of Laws 1994 No. 24 item 83)

§12 Period of personal data processing

Personal data provided voluntarily by Users:

  • As a rule, the personal data indicated are stored only for the duration of the provision of the Service within the Service by the Administrator. They are deleted or anonymised within a period of up to 30 days from the termination of service provision (e.g. deletion of a registered user account, unsubscribing from the Newsletter list, etc.).
  • The exception to this is when it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate purposes of further processing of this data by the Administrator. In such a situation, the Administrator will store the indicated data from the time of the User’s request for deletion, no longer than for a period of 3 years in case of violation or suspected violation of the provisions of the regulations of the service by the User.

Anonymous data (without personal data) collected automatically:

  • Anonymous statistical data, which do not constitute personal data, are stored by the Administrator in order to keep statistics of the service for an indefinite period of time

§13 Users’ rights related to the processing of personal data

The Website collects and processes Users’ data on the basis of:

  • Right of access to personal data
    Users have the right to access their personal data, exercised upon request submitted to the Administrator
  • Right to rectification of personal data
    Users have the right to request from the Administrator the immediate rectification of their personal data that is inaccurate and/or the completion of incomplete personal data, exercised upon request made to the Administrator
  • Right to erasure of personal data
    Users have the right to request from the Administrator the immediate deletion of their personal data, exercised upon request submitted to the Administrator In the case of user accounts, the deletion of data consists in the anonymisation of data allowing the identification of the User. The Administrator reserves the right to withhold the data deletion request in order to protect the legitimate interest of the Administrator (e.g. when the User committed a breach of Terms of Use or the data was collected as a result of conducted correspondence).
    In the case of the Newsletter service, the User has the possibility to delete his/her personal data on his/her own using a link included in each e-mail message sent.
  • Right to restrict personal data processing
    Users have the right to restrict the processing of their personal data in cases indicated in Article 18 of the RODO, among others, questioning the correctness of their personal data, exercised upon request submitted to the Administrator
  • Right to personal data portability
    Users have the right to obtain from the Administrator, personal data concerning the User in a structured, commonly used format suitable for machine reading, exercised upon request made to the Administrator
  • Right to object to the processing of personal data
    Users have the right to object to the processing of their personal data in the cases set out in Article 21 of the RODO, exercised upon request made to the Administrator
  • Right to lodge a complaint
    Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in charge of personal data protection.

§14 Contacting the Administrator

The Administrator can be contacted in one of the following ways

  • Postal address – PAR HOUSE Agency, Rynek Główny 34/15, 31-010 Kraków
  • E-mail address – office@parhouse.agency
  • Telephone call – +48 12 612 66 08
  • Contact form – available at: /contact

§15 Service requirements

  • Restricting the storage of and access to cookies on the User’s Device may result in the malfunction of some of the Website functions.
  • The Administrator shall not be held liable for malfunctions of the Website in the event that the User restricts the storage and reading of cookies in any way.

§16 External links

In the Service – articles, posts, entries or comments of Users, there may be links to external websites, with which the Owner of the Service does not cooperate. These links, as well as the sites or files underneath them, may be dangerous to your Device or pose a threat to the security of your data. The Administrator shall not be held liable for the content located outside the Service.

§17 Changes to the Privacy Policy

  • The Administrator reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notifying the Users with regard to the use and application of anonymous data or the use of cookies.
  • The Administrator reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time with regard to the processing of Personal Data, of which it will inform Users who have user accounts or who are subscribed to the newsletter service, via email within 7 days of the change of records. Continued use of the services implies that the User has read and accepts the changes made to the Privacy Policy. In the event that the User does not agree with the introduced changes, he/she is obliged to delete his/her account from the Website or unsubscribe from the Newsletter service.
  • The introduced changes to the Privacy Policy will be published on this subpage of the Service.
  • The introduced changes shall enter into force upon their publication.