Data Protection

The Polish Society for Conservation Genetics LUTREOLA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected in accordance with the GDPR: the General Data Protection Regulation, a European privacy law approved by the European Commission in 2016, and which came into effect on May 25th 2018.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with GDPR and this privacy statement.

To exercise your rights under the GDPR you can email us. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under GDPR. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, but all changes will be in accordance with GDPR.

How do we collect information?

We may collect personal information from you in the following ways:

  • directly from your verbal or written input (such as by consenting to receiving emails),
  • indirectly through online and offline research or through third parties such as partners, contractors, or subcontractors,
  • automatically when you visit the website.

What we collect?

The types of personal information that we collect directly from you may include contact details, e.g. your name, email address, postal address and telephone numer.

How do we use this information?

We use your personal information to provide the information, services and products you have requested as well as for administrative purposes.

Our server records your visit for demographic reasons and to help us understand how you use the site. We use the information we collect to improve the site and provide better services.

Sometimes we may want to share your information with carefully selected third parties. When we collect your information, we will ask you if you want us to do this or not. Whatever you decide, you can change your mind at any time by contacting us at the address above.

We may also need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

How do we protect personal information?

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information you give us is kept secure, accurate and up-to-date. We will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is used.

Do we use Cookies?

We may store information about you using cookies. These are files which are sent by us to your computer which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this for a number of reasons including administering the website. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you or transmit personal information.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How do I change the information you hold on me?

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us.

We will not distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under GDPR. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us.