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Privacy Policy


1. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) contains privacy rules and applies to the website: and/or (the “Website”).

2. The Privacy Policy applies to visitors to the Website (“Users”).

3. The operator of the Website and the administrator of Users’ personal data is: “WOM&AN” (National Court Register no. KRS 0001050813) with its registered office in Warsaw at ul. Sienna 39, 00-121 Warsaw, Poland (“Administrator”).

4. The Administrator can be contacted at the e-mail address [email protected] and/or by regular mail sent to the Administrator’s registered office address indicated in Section 3 of the Privacy Policy.

5. Personal data is processed by the Administrator in accordance with this Privacy Policy in compliance with 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) (“GDPR”) as well as other applicable legislation.

6. Provision of personal data is completely voluntary, although certain personal data is necessary for using all functionalities of the Website.

7. The Administrator processes the following personal data:

  1. in connection with the User’s filling out of a declaration regarding joining “WOM&AN” (the “Association”):
    – name,
    – e-mail address,
    – telephone number,
    – organization represented,
    – position in the represented organization;
  2.  in connection with consent to receive current information on the activities of the Association:
    – name,
    – e-mail address,
    – telephone number,
    – organization represented,
    – position in the represented organization;
  3. in connection with addressing an inquiry to the Administrator via the contact form available on the Website:
    – name,
    – e-mail address,
    – telephone number.
Purpose of processing Legal basis
Sending current information on the activities of “WOM&AN” Article 6(1)(a) GDPR – consent of the User.
Verification of applications for membership in “WOM&AN” Article 6(1)(b) GDPR – performance of a contract to which a User is a party and/or taking action at the User’s request before entering into a contract.
Fulfillment of legal obligations incumbent on the Administrator (e.g. where necessary to provide personal data to government authorities). Article 6(1)(c) GDPR – the need to fulfill legal obligations incumbent on the Administrator.
  • Handling of inquiries submitted via the contact form,
  • Establishing, pursuing, or defending against claims,
  • Informing Users about matters related to the operation of the Website,
  • Use of cookies, ensuring proper operation of the Website.
Article 6(1)(f) GDPR – necessity for purposes arising from the legitimate interests pursued by the Administrator.

2. Selected data protection methods used by the Operator

The Administrator offers its assurance that it applies efforts towards ensuring that the Users’ data is collected and processed with due care and skill, in a manner that ensures a high level of security. The Administrator implements measures to secure personal data against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, and destruction, in particular using the following means: 

  1. All login and personal data entry sites are protected in the transmission layer (SSL certificate). This ensures that the personal and login data entered on the site are encrypted on the user’s computer and can only be read on the target server. 
  2. To protect the data, the Administrator regularly makes backup copies. 
  3. An important element of data protection is the regular updating of all software used by the Administrator to process personal data, which means, in particular, regular updates of software components.

3. Hosting

The Website is hosted (technically maintained) on the server of 

4. Your rights, additional information about how your data will be used

  1. In certain situations, the Administrator has the right to transfer your data to other recipients, if this is necessary for performance of a contract executed with you or for fulfilment of obligations incumbent upon the Administrator. This applies to entities providing services to the Administrator, including: 
  • hosting, 
  • legal, 
  • marketing,  
  • archiving,  
  • IT.  

2. Your data is processed as long as the purposes of the processing are pursued, not longer than the period during which possible claims are resolved or such claims could arise and have not become time-barred.  

3. You have the right to request of the Administrator: 

  • access to personal data concerning you, 
  • correction of personal data concerning you,  
  • deletion personal data concerning you, 
  • processing restrictions, 
  • and data portability. 

4. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of carrying out the legitimate interests pursued by the controller, including profiling, subject to the reservation that the right to object shall not be exercised if there are valid, legally legitimate grounds for processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, in particular the establishment, pursuit, or contesting of claims.

5. With regard to data which is processed based on consent, you additionally have the right to revoke the consent given by you at any time. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing carried out based on your consent before its withdrawal. 

6. You have the right to lodge complaints concerning the Administrator’s actions with the Polish Office for Personal Data Protection, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw, Poland. 

7. Automated decision-making, including profiling for purposes of providing services pursuant to the contract executed and of direct marketing by the Administrator, may be undertaken with regard to you. 

8. Any provision of personal data to entities in a third country (outside the European Union) may proceed only if an appropriate level of personal data protection is ensured (e.g. the European Commission has established that the given country ensures an appropriate level of protection or appropriate safeguards are in place, such as standard protection clauses adopted by the European Commission). 

5. Information about cookies

  1. The Website uses cookies. 
  2. Cookies are IT data packets, in particular text files, which are stored on the Website User’s terminal device and are intended for use of the Website. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, the duration for which they are stored on the device, and a unique number. 
  3. The first time you visit the Website, at the bottom of the window, you – in your capacity as User – will be asked to peruse the information about cookies (privacy policy).
  4. The entity placing cookies on the Website User’s terminal device and accessing them is the Administrator. 
  5. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
    1. maintaining the session of the Website User (after logging in), so that the User does not have to re-enter her login and password on each sub-page of the Website;
    2. the other purposes specified in Section 7 below. 

6. The Website uses two main types of cookies: “session” (session cookies) and “permanent” (persistent cookies). “Session” cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s terminal device until the User logs out, leaves the Website, or shuts down the software (web browser). “Permanent” cookies are stored on the user’s device for the time specified in the parameters of the cookies or until they are deleted by the User. 

7. The Website uses the following strictly necessary cookies, which are needed for functioning of the Website and cannot be disabled on the Website. They are usually set only in response to actions taken by the User which comprise a request for services, such as setting privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies or to alert you to these cookies, but this will render some parts of the Website inoperable on your device. These cookies do not store any personal information. 

8. By agreeing to receive unique cookies, you allow them to be stored in the memory of your computer and/or other device in order to ensure proper operation of the Website and to realise further purposes of their use.  

9. Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some functionalities of the Website. 

6. Cookie management – How to give, and to withdraw, your consent in practice?

1. You can also change your browser settings. We make the reservation that disabling cookies necessary for authentication processes, security, and maintenance of user preferences may impede – and in, extreme cases, prevent – use of the Website. 

2. To manage your cookie settings, select the web browser you are using from the list below and follow the instructions: 

Mobile devices: