Privacy policy of the website

Information about your data:

As of 25 May 2018, 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 (referred to as "GDPR") is in force. In this connection, we would like to inform you about the rules governing the processing of your data.

Who is the administrator of your personal data?

The administrator of your personal data is:

Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research Institute,
Czartoryskich 8, 24-100 Puławy,
Data Protection Inspector (DPI) – mgr Julita Grzegórska, jgrzegorska(at) (further: “We” refers to IUNG-PIB).

What are personal data and what data do we process?

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 name, identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of the individual; this data is collected in the course of your use of websites, including cookies and signed contracts . Data processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data or sets of personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, deletion or destruction; We process the following personal data: name, surname, email address, IP address, telephone number.

Why do we collect and process data?

Your personal data have been collected in connection with the conclusion of a contract and/or a completed form/ as well as during the performance of the contract, your consent will be processed for the following purposes:

  • providing services related to the process of registration, editing and publishing an article in the Polish Journal of Agronomy
  • sending newsletter

What are the legal grounds for processing your data?

Any processing of your data must be based on an appropriate legal basis, in accordance with applicable law. IUNG-PIB processes your personal data pursuant to Article 6(1)(a), (b), (c) or (f) of the GDPR for the purpose of enabling us to perform a contract you have concluded with us or to perform activities you have ordered from us prior to the conclusion of the Contract, in particular:

  • providing services related to the process of registration, editing and publishing an article in the Polish Journal of Agronomy
  • sending newsletter

In addition, the legal basis is the necessity to fulfil the legal obligation of the administrator and the necessity for purposes resulting from legitimate interests pursued by the administrator, such as answering your letters and requests.

In case of doubts as to the correctness of the processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint against the processing of data with the supervisory authority.

The period for which your personal data is processed depends on the purpose for which it is being processed, however, we assure you that we do not process your data for longer than is necessary for the purposes of processing.

Who can we provide your data to?

Your data may be transferred to data processors in connection with the services we commission and to entities or bodies authorized by law. We assure you that we make every effort to ensure that entities that cooperate with us in a reliable and lawful manner protect your personal data in accordance with the applicable laws.

What rights do you have with regard to your data?

You have the right to request access, rectification, transfer, deletion or restriction of the data concerning you or to object to the processing. If we have based the processing of your personal data on your consent - you also have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your data, which was carried out on the basis of your consent before it was withdrawn. Your consent is independent of the time you use the services and is valid until revoked. Your consent means that you can receive personalised marketing information and offers for products and services at the e-mail address or telephone number you provide and that you can contact us by phone for the same purpose.


The website uses „cookie” files.

The installation of "cookies" is necessary for the proper provision of services on the website. Cookies contain information necessary for the proper functioning of the website. The Administrator uses his own cookies in order to better understand the way the user interacts with the content of the website. The files collect information about the way the user uses the website, the type of website from which the user has been redirected and the number of visits and time of the user's visit to the website. This information does not record specific personal data of the user, but is used to compile statistics on the use of the website. The user has the right to decide on the access of "cookies" to his computer by selecting them in the window of his browser.  Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling "cookies" are available in the settings of the software (Internet browser).

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