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What is a cookie?


Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site – for example when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.

Some websites will also use cookies to enable them to target their advertising or marketing messages based for example, on your location and/or browsing habits.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites that run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

How to disable cookies?


Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests.

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website.

What is in the cookie?


None of the cookies used by the website contain personal information and cannot identify a specific User.

The time for which the cookie remains in the memory of the terminal device (e.g. computer, telephone, tablet) depends on its type:

  • session files (sessioncookies) – temporary files that exist only when you have access to our Website (or more precisely, until you close your browser),
  • permanent files (persistentcookies) – permanent files that remain on your device after visiting the Website for a specified period.

The Website uses the following types of cookies:

  • necessary” cookies, enabling the use of services available on the Website, e.g. authentication cookies used for services that require authentication on the Website;
  • cookies used to ensure security, e.g. used to detect fraud in the field of authentication on the Website;
  • performance” cookies, enabling the collection of information on how to use the Website’s pages;
  • functional” cookies, enabling “remembering” the settings selected by the User and personalizing the User’s interface, eg in terms of the language or region of the User’s origin, font size, website appearance, etc .;
  • advertising” cookies, enabling users to provide advertising content more tailored to their interests.

Who processes personal data?

A The data administrator is IFEK Mirosław Dąbrowski,. Czorsztyńska 10A/9 str., 01-410 Warsaw, NIP: PL 844 214 49 29.

In addition, IFEK Mirosław Dąbrowski uses services related to the use of instructions when processing personal data:

  • Google – data is stored and supported by Office 365 services.
  • The Rocket Science Group LLC d/b/a MailChimp – the operator of the „MailChimp” website used to send newsletters, etc. (only the data of customers who have agreed to receive them).
  • SurveyMonkey Inc. – operator of the „Survey Monkey” website used to collect opinions after courses with the help of an online survey (course participants only).
  • Trello, Inc. – the operator of the „Trello” website, used to manage the service in this record on courses and exercises with this.

From 25 May 2018, the right to access, correct, limit their deletion, limitations of use and the right to transfer data are offered. If data processing raises your doubts, you can complain to supervisory supervision.

What data we process?

We process data such as a name, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of participants of our courses. Additional information may relate to already completed courses and certificates if you need to complete other courses or to have a certificate/exam to participate in a given course.

For what purpose do we process data?

We process data for the following purposes:

  • In order to perform the contract, e.g. courses, workshops or other services.
  • To confirm participation in the courses, which is the basis for billing (attendance lists).
  • To send information and additional materials related to the courses before, during and after the courses (e.g. information about the place and time of the courses, recommended or required readings, on-line lectures and other resources).
  • To print participation diplomas.
  • To send a questionnaire to allow participants to evaluate the courses.
  • To provide certification organizations in connection with the requirements of license agreements for certification courses to allow access to exams whose operators are these organizations and to issue the diplomas they issue.
  • For other purposes within the scope of data processing needed for the proper performance of services and providing additional knowledge/information being part of them (e.g. creation of accounts in systems used for courses, creating access to online courses supplementing the content of stationary courses, etc.) and possibly in order to determine, pursue or defend against claims pursuing claims related to the concluded contract/services rendered.
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