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Privacy policy

Gdańsk University of Technology (Gdańsk Tech) respects the privacy of users of websites operating in the domain of By using these websites, you provide us with your data. We make every effort to ensure the security of your data and allow you to control it. From this policy, you will learn what data we collect and for what purpose, and how you can manage them.

  1. By using our websites, you accept this Privacy Policy.
  2. Data (including personal data) on websites may be collected through the following activities:
    1. information provided by you or on your behalf in forms on the websites,
    2. information collected automatically when using the websites, i.e. .:
      • information saved automatically in server logs, e.g. IP address, page request sent by the user, date and time of the request, browser type, browser language, device data, operating system type,
      • cookies - text files sent by the website to your device (e.g. computer, smartphone).
  3. Information collected automatically is used to achieve the objectives related to the quality of our services and their security, in particular:
    1. adjusting services to your needs,
    2. ensuring the provision of specific services,
    3. maintaining the user's session,
    4. administration of services,
    5. ensuring the security of services and data protection,
    6. creating viewing statistics for individual websites.
  4. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
    1. ensuring the proper operation of websites in the user's browser,
    2. making it easier for the user to use the websites and adjusting them to the user's needs,
    3. remembering individual settings and preferences of the user,
    4. creating Portal statistics that make it possible to learn about users' expectations and to develop the Portal so as to facilitate reaching the most frequently sought information.
  5. Internet browsers usually by default allow the storage of "cookies" on the user's device.
  6. Cookies used on our websites:
    1. session cookies - temporary data stored in the browser's memory, stored for the duration of the browser session (until the browser is closed). These types of files are essential for the proper functioning of many Internet applications.
    2. functional cookies – these are data placed in the browser cache and usually remain there for a long time (unless they are intentionally deleted). They are of a tool nature, i.e. they remember the selected settings or the user's consent, they allow to hide recurring interface elements or allow to manage the graphic appearance of the website. The data is transferred from the user to the server each time a given website or application is visited.
  7. As a User, you have the option to configure your own web browser so as to completely or partially disable the storage of "cookies" on the device. Disabling the storage of "cookies" may result in some functions of our websites not working properly.
  8. In most web browsers, you can: delete cookies from your computer's hard drive (from the browser settings), block all sent cookies or set a warning before saving them on the disk.
  9. You must know that changing cookie settings by limiting their use may affect some of the functionalities available on websites using them, e.g. by preventing you from logging in to your e-mail account. If you do not change these settings, you accept the use of cookies.
  10. When using our websites, some of your data may be automatically collected and processed by third party tools that we use:
    1. for statistical purposes, we use Google Analytics, which works based on our own "cookies". The Google Analytics Privacy Policy is available at
    2. we use the AddThis service that allows you to share content on popular social networks, which uses cookies in accordance with its own privacy policy:
  11. The system uses the possibility of logging in with external identity providers (eg Google / ORCID / Pionier.Id). When authorizing with these systems, we collect the necessary attributes and information about the user in order to provide services on the portal. The data is used, inter alia, for:
    1. individual identifier of the identity provider's system, e-mail address, name and surname in order to log in correctly and set up an account and profile on the portal,
    2. university identifier (when available) to link the person with the university,
    3. ORCID ID to link the person to an existing account in the system.
  12. Third-party websites, to which the websites of Gdańsk Tech sometimes refer, may also use cookies other than those listed above, including in particular files enabling logging in and delivering advertisements corresponding to the user's preferences and behavior. These types of cookies are:
    1. on - containing user preferences and an abacus of clicks; YouTube's privacy policy is described at:
  13. We are not responsible for the privacy policy of external entities, including websites to which we provide links. The user is obliged to read the rules in force at these entities on his own.
  14. We try to protect our websites and the data processed on it, including against unauthorized access by third parties using physical, organizational and technical security measures.

Personal data

  1. Gdańsk University of Technology is the administrator of data processed in connection with the use of our websites, excluding data collected by external entities, referred to in point 9 of the Privacy Policy.
  2. Users' personal data collected for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy will be processed for the period necessary to achieve the given purpose.
  3. Personal data may be transferred to data processors on our behalf in connection with the provision of services to us.
  4. As a user, you have the right to request the personal data administrator to access your personal data, rectify it, limit its processing, and raise objections.
  5. As a User, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office if he deems that the processing of his personal data violates the provisions of the GDPR.
  6. Information and contact details regarding personal data processed on Gdańsk Tech websites:
    1. the administrator of personal data is the Gdańsk University of Technology with its registered office in Gdańsk at ul. Narutowicza 11/12, (postal code 80-233),
    2. ontact details of the Data Protection Officer: Data Protection Officer, Gdańsk University of Technology ul. Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, e-mail: