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Privacy policy

This Policy applies to the collection, storage and processing of users’ personal data, as well as the use of “Cookies” on the website of the We Are Monitoring Association (“Website”). The Privacy Policy specifies the scope and purpose of processing personal data of persons visiting the Administrator’s websites.


Personal Data Administrators

The We Are Monitoring Association is the administrator of the User’s personal data. You can contact the Administrator by e-mail at: wearemonitoring@gmail.com.


Legal basis

Personal data are processed on the basis of 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).


Below we present the areas in which the We Are Monitoring Association acts as the Data Administrator.


Server administration and statistics on the use of our website resources

Cookies are IT data, in particular text files, stored on users’ end devices, intended for using websites. Cookies identify the User, which allows the content of the website they use to be tailored to their needs. By remembering his preferences, it allows us to appropriately adjust the content addressed to him, including advertisements. The Personal Data Administrator uses Cookies to guarantee an appropriate standard of convenience of the Website, and the collected data is used only within the company to optimize activities.

Cookies are used for:

  1. adapting the content of the Website to the User’s preferences;
  2. optimizing the use of the Website, in particular by recognizing the User’s end device;
  3. creating statistics using Google Analytics;
  4. maintaining the User’s session.

The collected data is used to monitor and check how Users use the Website, to improve the functioning of the Website, ensuring more effective and trouble-free navigation.

Please note that in some cases, beyond the control of the Owner, the software installed by the User on the end device used to browse websites (e.g. web browser) introduces the default storage of Cookies on the User’s end device. Users can change cookie settings at any time. These settings can be changed, among others, in such a way as to block the automatic setting of Cookies or to inform each time they are placed on the User’s end device. Detailed information in this regard is available in the settings and instructions for the software (web browser).

The user can at any time disable or restore the option of storing cookies by changing the settings in the web browser.

Changing the settings constitutes an expression of objection, which may cause difficulties in using the Website in the future. Completely disabling the option of accepting Cookies will not mean that you will not be able to view the content posted on the Website, except for those that require logging in.

Failure to change the settings means that the data will be stored on the User’s end device (using the Website will result in automatic placement of Cookies on the User’s end device).

The data stored on the User’s end device does not cause any configuration changes in the User’s end device or the software installed in this device.

Information regarding Cookies also applies to other similar technologies used within the Website.


We use your personal data that you provided in the transfer (in particular name, surname, address, bank account number). Providing personal data is necessary to support our activities. We use the above-mentioned personal data to enable making and handling a donation to the Administrator. The legal basis for our activities is Art. 6 section 1 letter b GDPR. In addition, we use the above-mentioned personal data in order to issue accounting documents documenting donations. We act based on our legal obligation – Art. 6 section 1 letter c GDPR. We process personal data for this purpose for a period of 5 years from the settlement of the donation.

The data does not come from third parties.

The Administrator does not provide for automated decision-making.


Entities to which we disclose your personal data

Our website contains links to other websites. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy established there after visiting other websites. This Policy applies only to the website operated by the We Are Monitoring Association: www.wearemonitoring.org.pl.

We disclose your personal data to Google Analytics.

In addition, personal data may be disclosed to public authorities pursuant to legal provisions and to other entities cooperating with us on the basis of concluded contracts entrusting the processing of personal data.


Your rights

In connection with our use of your personal data, you may request from us:

  • access your personal data, obtain confirmation whether your personal data are being used, obtain
  • a copy of your personal data and obtain information related to the use of this data (Article 15 of the GDPR),
    a copy of your personal data that you yourself provided to us, and transfer this copy either to you or to an entity indicated by you in a commonly used, machine-readable format (Article 20 of the GDPR),
  • rectify your personal data when it is incomplete or incorrect (Article 16 of the GDPR),
  • deletion of all or some of your personal data (Article 17 of the GDPR), if the purpose or legal basis for using these data is no longer valid, e.g. if consent is withdrawn or a justified objection is raised, or if the personal data were used illegally,
  • limiting the use of your personal data (Article 18 of the GDPR) for the time necessary to decide on the validity of the request to delete or rectify this data or to decide on the validity of your objection or for the time necessary to establish, pursue or defend your claims;

You can object to the use of your personal data based on our legitimate interest (Article 21 of the GDPR). Following your objection, we will consider whether, for reasons relating to your particular situation, your rights and freedoms override considerations to protect the confidentiality of the personal data we process.

You can withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at any time (Article 7 of the GDPR). Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of their use based on consent before its withdrawal.

You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the use of your data with the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw. You can submit a complaint electronically, in writing or orally in the minutes at the office of the President of the Office.


Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may change and supplement the Privacy Policy as needed. We will inform you about any changes or additions by posting appropriate information on this website.

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