Privacy policy

GDPR | Data Protection Notice

Since 25 May 2018, 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), has been in effect.

For this reason, please be informed that we, Europejskie Centrum Solidarności (ECS; European Solidarity Centre), with its registered office at pl. Solidarności 1 in Gdańsk, Poland, along with entities with which we have a data processing agreement, will be the Controllers of your data (more about this below, section: Who can we transfer the data to?).


What data are we talking about?

We are talking about personal data, including: first name, last name, email address, contact telephone number, address details, which we obtain from our website users, recipients of our services, our newsletter, including data recorded in cookies.


Why do we want to process the data?

We process data in accordance with GDPR, for example to:

▪ adapt the contents of our web pages and features to your interests

▪ be able to inform you about forthcoming events

▪ be able to send you notifications about promotion deals

▪ make it possible for you to book a place at education workshops and other events

▪ make it possible for you check the purchases your have made in our online store.


Who can we transfer the data to?

In accordance with the law, we can transfer your data to entities which process them at our request, for example to marketing agencies, subcontractors for our services and entities which are authorised to obtain data under the law, for example to courts or law enforcement agencies, of course only if they submit a request which is substantiated with a relevant legal basis.


Do I lose the rights to my data?

No, you have the right to request access to your data, to have them rectified, erased or to restrict their processing. You can also withdraw your personal data processing consent, file an objection and use other rights listed in detail further down in this notice.


What is the legal basis for data processing?

Article 6.1 of the General Data Protection Regulation is the legal basis for processing your personal data in order to provide services. Data processing is necessary for us to perform service contracts for you (these contracts are usually the terms and conditions or similar documents related to the services which you use; they are available here: http://www.ecs.gda.pl/title,Regulamin_zwiedzania,pid,180.html, https://bilety.ecs.gda.pl/regulamin,10/regulamin,8.html). Your data will be processed for marketing purposes on the basis of your freely given consent and/or the legitimate interest of the Controller. If you do not want to give any of the consents, please contact us at: iodo@ecs.gda.pl or at our postal address: Europejskie Centrum Solidarności, Inspektor Ochrony Danych Osobowych, plac Solidarności 1, 80-863 Gdańsk, Poland.

In accordance with GDPR, you have:

  1. the right to access your data and obtain a copy of them
  2. the right to have your data rectified (corrected)
  3. the right to have your data erased, to restrict their processing
  4. the right to object to data processing
  5. the right to data portability
  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.


Data processing period

Personal data will be processed for the purposes of performing a contract/service over a period necessary for its performance.

We can process the data used for the direct marketing of our products and services until you object to them being processed for this purpose or when we decide that they have become outdated.

Any consent is freely given and you can withdraw it at any time; please note that consent withdrawal will not affect the legality of the processing up to that point.