Information about cookies

We use cookies to run the Repository (more about cookies at: Using the Repository means that cookies will be placed on your device. You can change your browser settings at any time.

The types of cookies used by the Repository are:

  • performance cookies - collecting information about how visitors use the site;
  • functionality cookies - recording user settings, e.g. language, consent, etc.

Third party sites to which the Repository may link may also use cookies other than the above. The Repository cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We kindly ask that if you visit other sites, you should review the privacy policies established there.

The repository stores http requests directed to our server. Resources are identified by URLs. The following information is stored in the web server log files:

  • the public IP address of the computer from which the request came,
  • number of bytes sent by the server,
  • information about user's browser,
  • information about the time when the data was sent from the server.

This information does not contain data concerning the identity of users, but in connection with other information it may constitute personal data, and therefore the administrator ensures its full protection pursuant to the provisions of the law governing the protection of personal data.

The collected logs are kept indefinitely as support material for the administration of the Repository. The information contained therein is not disclosed to anyone except those authorized to administer the Repository. Log files may be used to generate statistics to assist in administration.

Information clause

  1. The Administrator of the Users' personal data is the University of Warsaw (UW) with its seat at 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, 00-927 Warsaw. Users can contact the Data Administrator in one of the selected forms made available on the website:
  2. The Administrator appointed a Data Protection Inspector (DPO), who supervises the correctness of personal data processing at the University of Warsaw. Users may address the DPO only in matters concerning the processing of personal data by the University of Warsaw. Users may contact the DPO by e-mail, sending a message to the following address:
  3. Users' personal data is processed in order to maintain the Repository.
  4. The following personal data of Users are processed for the operation of the Repository:
    1. name and surname;
    2. e-mail address;
    3. password in encrypted form;
    4. IP address.
  5. Personal data is processed on the basis of Article 6(1)(b), (c), (e) and (f) of the 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) - hereinafter GDPR. The data is processed for the duration of the User's account in the Repository and, after the account is deleted, for the duration of the retention of the data uploaded by that User in the Repository and 5 years after deletion.
  6. Personal data collected in the Repository may be shared with third parties for the purpose required for the proper functioning of the Repository, and only to the extent necessary. Data collected in the Repository may also be shared with third parties in other cases specified by law.
  7. A data subject has the right (as defined in GDPR) to:
    1. access to his/her data (Article 15 of GDPR);
    2. rectify (amend) his/her data (Article 16 of GDPR);
    3. erasure of the data (Article 17 of GDPR);
    4. restrict data processing (Article 18 of GDPR);
    5. object to the processing of the data (Article 21 of GDPR);
    6. withdraw his/her consent at any time (Article 7 of GDPR);
    7. lodge a complaint with the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, in case the processing of personal data is considered to violate the provisions of the GDPR (art. 77 of GDPR).
  8. Providing personal data by the User is necessary for registration in the Repository. Refusal to provide the data will result in inability to use the Repository.