Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy sets out  the rules for saving and accessing data on Users ‘Devices  using the Website for the purpose of providing electronic services by the Administrator and  the rules for collecting and processing Users’ personal data that have been provided by them personally and voluntarily through the tools available on the Website.

The following Privacy Policy is an integral part of  the Website Regulations , which define the rules, rights and obligations of Users using the Website.

I. Definitions

    • Website  – the “BitStream” website operating at
    • External  website – websites of partners, service providers or recipients cooperating with the Administrator
    • Website / Data  Administrator – the Website Administrator and the Data Administrator (hereinafter the Administrator) is the company “BitStream”, operating at the address: ul. Mełgiewska 7/9 20-209 Lublin, with the assigned tax identification number (NIP): 946-250-85-88, with the assigned KRS number: 0000266288, providing services electronically via the Website
    • User  – a natural person for whom the Administrator provides services electronically via the Website.
    • Device  – an electronic device with software through which the User gains access to the Website
    • Cookies  – text data collected in the form of files placed on the User’s Device
    • GDPR  – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (general regulation on the protection of data)
    • Personal data  – information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”); an identifiable natural person is a person who can be directly or indirectly identified, in particular on the basis of an identifier such as name and surname, identification number, location data, internet identifier or one or more specific physical, physiological, genetic, mental factors, the economic, cultural or social identity of a natural person
    • Processing  – means an operation or a set of operations performed on personal data or sets of personal data in an automated or non-automated manner, such as collecting, recording, organizing, organizing, storing, adapting or modifying, downloading, viewing, using, disclosing by sending, distributing or otherwise the type of sharing, matching or combining, limiting, deleting or destroying;
    • Restriction of processing  – means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future
    • Profiling  – means any form of automated processing of personal data, which consists in the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal factors of a natural person, in particular to analyze or forecast aspects related to the effects of a natural person’s work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability , behavior, location or movement
    • Consent  – consent of the data subject means a voluntary, specific, informed and unambiguous demonstration of the will to which the data subject, in the form of a statement or a clear affirmative action, allows the processing of personal data concerning him
    • Breach of personal data protection  – means a breach of security leading to accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, modification, unauthorized disclosure or unauthorized access to personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed
    • Pseudonymisation  – means the processing of personal data in such a way that they can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that prevent their being attributed to an identified or an identifiable natural person

    Anonymization  – Data anonymization is an irreversible process of data operations that destroys / overwrites “personal data” making it impossible to identify or associate a given record with a specific user or natural person.

II. Data Protection Officer

Pursuant to Art. 37 of the GDPR, the Controller has not appointed a Data Protection Officer.

In matters relating to the processing of data, including personal data, please contact the Administrator directly.

III. Types of Cookies

  • Internal Cookies  – files uploaded and read from the User’s Device by the Website’s ICT system
  • External cookies  – files placed and read from the User’s Device by the ICT systems of external websites. The scripts of external websites that may place cookies on the User’s Devices have been consciously placed on the Website through scripts and services made available and installed on the Website
  • Session Cookies  – files placed and read from the User’s Device by the Website during one session of a given Device. After the session ends, the files are removed from the User’s Device.
  • Persistent cookies  – files uploaded and read from the User’s Device by the Website until they are manually deleted. The files are not deleted automatically after the end of the Device session, unless the configuration of the User’s Device is set to the Cookie deletion mode after the end of the Device session.

IV. Security of data storage

  • Mechanisms for storing and reading Cookie files  – Mechanisms for storing, reading and exchanging data between Cookies saved on the User’s Device and the Website are implemented through the built-in mechanisms of web browsers and do not allow the collection of other data from the User’s Device or data of other websites visited by the User, including personal data or confidential information. It is also practically impossible to transfer viruses, Trojans and other worms to the User’s Device.
  • Internal cookies  – Cookie files used by the Administrator are safe for Users’ Devices and do not contain scripts, content or information that may threaten the security of personal data or the security of the Device used by the User.
  • External cookies  – the Administrator takes all possible actions to verify and select website partners in the context of Users’ safety. The administrator selects well-known, large partners with global social trust for cooperation. However, it does not have full control over the content of Cookie files from external partners. The Administrator is not responsible for the security of Cookie files, their content and the use in accordance with the license by the Scripts installed on the website, coming from external websites, to the extent permitted by law. The list of partners is provided further in the Privacy Policy.
  • Cookie control
  • Threats on the part of the User  – The Administrator uses all possible technical measures to ensure the security of data placed in Cookie files. However, it should be noted that ensuring the security of this data depends on both parties, including the User’s activity. The Administrator is not responsible for interception of this data, impersonation of the User’s session or their removal as a result of the User’s conscious or unconscious activity, viruses, Trojan horses and other spyware, which may or may have been an infected User’s Device. In order to protect themselves against these threats, users should take care of their  cybersecurity  when using the Internet.
  • Storage of personal data  – the Administrator ensures that he makes every effort to ensure that the processed personal data entered voluntarily by Users are safe, access to them is limited and carried out in accordance with their intended use and processing purposes. The administrator also ensures that he makes every effort to protect his data against loss, by using appropriate physical and organizational safeguards.
  • Password storage  – The Administrator declares that the passwords are stored in an encrypted form, using the latest standards and guidelines in this regard. It is practically impossible to decrypt the account passwords provided on the Website.

V. Purposes for which cookie files are used

  • Improving and facilitating access to the Website
  • Personalization of the Website for Users
  • Enabling login to the website
  • Marketing, Remarketing on external websites
  • Advertising serving services
  • Affiliate services
  • Keeping statistics (users, number of visits, types of devices, connection, etc.)
  • Provision of multimedia services
  • Provision of social networking services

VI. Purposes of processing personal data

Personal data voluntarily provided by Users are processed for one of the following purposes:

  • Implementation of electronic services:
    • User account registration and maintenance services on the Website and related functionalities
    • Newsletter services (including sending advertising content with consent)
    • Services of sharing information about the content posted on the Website on social networks or other websites.
  • Administrator’s communication with Users on matters related to the Website and data protection
  • Ensuring the legitimate interest of the Administrator

Data about Users collected anonymously and automatically are processed for one of the following purposes:

  • Keeping statistics
  • Remarketing
  • Serving advertisements tailored to the Users’ preferences
  • Support for affiliate programs
  • Ensuring the legitimate interest of the Administrator

VII. Cookies of external websites

The administrator on the Website uses javascript scripts and web components of partners who may place their own cookies on the User’s Device. Remember that in your browser settings you can decide for yourself about the allowed cookies that can be used by individual websites. Below is a list of partners or their services implemented on the Website that may place cookies:

Services provided by third parties are beyond the Controller’s control. These entities may at any time change their terms of service, privacy policy, the purpose of data processing and the methods of using cookies.

VIII. Types of collected data

The website collects data about Users. Some data is collected automatically and anonymously, and some data is personal data provided voluntarily by Users when subscribing to individual services offered by the Website.

Anonymous data collected automatically:

    • IP address
    • Browser type
    • Screen resolution
    • Approximate location
    • The subpages of the website that are opened
    • Time spent on the relevant subpage of the website
    • Type of operating system
    • Address of the previous subpage
    • Address of the referring party
    • Browser language
    • Internet connection speed
    • Internet Service Provider
    • Demographics (age, gender)

Data collected during registration:

    • Name / surname / nickname
    • Login
    • E-mail adress
    • Address
    • Phone number
    • IP address (collected automatically)
    • Number nip

Data collected when subscribing to the Newsletter service

    • Name / surname / nickname
    • E-mail adress
    • IP address (collected automatically)

Part of the data (without identifying data) may be stored in cookies. Some data (without identifying data) may be transferred to the statistical service provider.

IV. Access to personal data by third parties

As a rule, the only recipient of personal data provided by Users is the Administrator. Data collected as part of the services provided are not transferred or sold to third parties.

Access to data (most often on the basis of the Data Processing Agreement) may be granted to entities responsible for maintaining the infrastructure and services necessary to run the website, i.e .:

    • Hosting companies that provide hosting or related services to the Administrator
    • Companies through which the Newsletter service is provided

Entrusting the processing of personal data – Hosting Services, VPS or Dedicated Servers

In order to run the website, the administrator uses the services of an external hosting provider, VPS or Dedicated Servers HOME sp. z o.o.