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The privacy policy describes the rules for the processing of information about you, including personal data and cookies, i.e. cookies.

1. General information

  • This policy applies to the Website operating at the url address:
  • The website operator and the personal data administrator is: United Hostels Sp. z o.o. Ul. Białoskórnicza 6, 50-134 Wrocław
  • Operator’s e-mail contact address:
  • The Operator is the Administrator of your personal data in relation to the data provided voluntarily on the Website.
  • The website uses personal data for the following purposes:
    • Running the newsletter
    • Running a comment system
    • Running an online forum
    • Online chat
    • Query handling via the form
    • Fulfillment of ordered services
    • Debt collection
    • Offer or information presentation
  • The website obtains information about users and their behavior in the following way:
    • By voluntarily entering data in forms, which is entered into the Operator’s systems.
    • By saving cookies (so-called “cookies”) on end devices.

2. Selected data protection methods used by the Operator

  • The places of logging in and entering personal data are protected in the transmission layer (SSL certificate). As a result, personal data and login data entered on the website are encrypted on the user’s computer and can only be read on the target server.
  • User passwords are stored in hashed form. The hash function is one-way – it is not possible to reverse it, which is now the modern standard for storing user passwords.
  • The website uses two-factor authentication, which is an additional form of protection for logging in to the Website.
  • The operator changes his administrative passwords periodically.
  • To protect your data, the operator regularly makes backups.
  • An important element of data protection is regular updating of all software used by the Operator to process personal data, which in particular means regular updates of programming components.

3. Hosting

  • The website is hosted (technically maintained) on the operator’s servers: other company

4. Your rights and additional information on how to use the data

  • In some situations, the Administrator has the right to transfer your personal data to other recipients if it is necessary to perform the contract concluded with you or to fulfill the obligations incumbent on Administrator. This applies to such groups of recipients:
    • entrust hosting company
    • mail operatorsand
    • insurers
    • law firms and debt collectors
    • banks
    • payment operators
    • comment system operators
    • online chat operators
    • authorized employees and associates who use the data to achieve the purpose of the website
    • companies providing marketing services to the Administrator
  • Your personal data processed by the Administrator for no longer than it is necessary to perform related activities specified in separate regulations (e.g. on accounting) . With regard to marketing data, the data will not be processed for more than 3 years.
  • You have the right to request from the Administrator:
    • access to your personal data,
    • rectify them,
    • deletions,
    • processing restrictions,
    • and data portability.
  • You have the right to object to the processing indicated in point 3.3 c) to the processing of personal data in order to perform the legitimate interests pursued by the Administrator, including profiling, but the right to object may not be exercised if there are valid, legally valid grounds for processing, interests, rights and freedoms that override you, in particular for establishing, investigating or defending claims.
  • The Administrator’s actions may be appealed to the President of the Personal Data Protection Office, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw.
  • Providing personal data is voluntary, but necessary for the operation of the Website.
  • You may be subject to automated decision making, including profiling to provide services under the concluded contract and to conduct by the Direct Marketing Administrator.
  • Personal data is not transferred from third countries within the meaning of the provisions on the protection of personal data. This means that we do not ship them outside the European Union.

5. Information in the forms

  • The website collects information provided voluntarily by the user, including personal data, if provided.
  • The website can save information about connection parameters (time stamp, IP address).
  • The website, in some cases, may save information facilitating the linking of data in the form with the e-mail address of the user completing the form. In this case, the user’s e-mail address appears inside the url of the page containing the form.
  • The data provided in the form are processed for the purpose resulting from the function of a specific form, e.g. in order to process a service request or commercial contact, registration of services etc. The context and description of the form each time clearly informs what it is for.

6. Administrator Logs

  • Information on the behavior of users on the site may be subject to logging. These data are used to administer the website.

7. Important Marketing Techniques

  • The operator uses statistical analysis of website traffic through Google Analytics (Google Inc. based in the USA). The operator does not provide personal data to the operator of this service, but only anonymised information. The service is based on the use of cookies on the user’s end device. In terms of information about user preferences collected by the Google advertising network, the user can view and edit information derived from cookies using the tool:
  • The operator uses remarketing techniques that allow advertising messages to be adjusted to the user’s behavior on the website, which may give the illusion that the user’s personal data is used for his tracking, but in practice no personal data is transferred from the Operator to advertising operators. The technological condition for such activities is that cookies are enabled.
  • The operator applies uses the Facebook pixel. This technology means that Facebook (Facebook Inc. based in the USA) knows that a given person registered in it uses the Website. In this case, it is based on data for which it is the administrator itself, the Operator does not provide any additional personal data to Facebook. The service is based on the use of cookies on the user’s end device.
  • The operator uses a solution that automates the operation of the Website in relation to users, e.g. that can send an email to the user after visiting a specific subpage, provided that he has consented to receiving commercial correspondence from the Operator.

8. Information about cookies

  • The website uses cookies.
  • Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the Website User’s end device and are intended for to use the pages of the Service. Cookies usually contain the name of the website they come from, the storage time on the end device and a unique number.
  • The entity that places cookies on the Website User’s end device and accesses them is the Website operator.
  • Cookies are used for the following purposes:
    • – maintaining the Website user’s session (after logging in), thanks to which the user does not have to re-enter the login and password on each subpage of the Website;
    • – achieving the goals set out above in “Important Marketing Techniques”;
  • The Website uses two basic types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s end device until logging out, leaving the website or turning off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the User’s end device for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until they are deleted by the User.
  • Web browsing software (web browser) usually allows cookies to be stored on the User’s end device by default. The Website Users can change the settings in this regard. The web browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically block cookies.Detailed information on this subject can be found in the help or documentation of the web browser.
  • Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.
  • Cookies placed on the Website User’s end device may also be used by entities cooperating with the Website operator, in particular for companies: Google (Google Inc. . based in the USA), Facebook (Facebook Inc. based in the USA), Twitter (Twitter Inc. based in the USA).

9. Managing cookies – how to express and withdraw consent in practice?

This policy template has been generated free of charge, for your reference, based on our knowledge, industry practices and laws in effect as of 2018-08-14. We recommend that you check the policy template before using it on the website. The formula is based on the most common situations on websites, but may not reflect the full and exact specificity of your website. Read the generated document carefully and, if necessary, adapt it to your situation or seek legal advice. We do not take responsibility for the consequences of using this document, because only you have influence on whether all the information contained in it is truthful. Also note that the Privacy Policy, even the best one, is only one of the elements of your concern for personal data and user privacy on the website.