Privacy policy and cookies on the websites of the University of Warsaw

The University of Warsaw respects the privacy of users visiting websites at the * domain. To provide services at the possibly-highest level, we use cookies.1. Using our website means that they (cookies) are downloaded on your device. You may change your browser settings at any time.

Cookies used by

  1. Performance – collecting information on how visitors use the site;
  2. Functionality – saving user’s settings, e.g., languages, consents, etc., such as:
    • cookies – used for keeping statistics for;
    • cookies – used for verifying “clicks” and automatically tag URL addresses;
    • – used for verifying the time, date, place of displaying the text, as well as to determine how many times you have visited a given site;
    • cookies – used for accelerating and increasing performance, as well as for improving website security; you may get more information on Cloudflare at

You may get more information on google cookies at

Third-party websites to which the website might direct to may use, also, cookies other than those listed above. The website shall not be held responsible for the privacy practices of said websites. We kindly ask to get acquainted with the privacy policy established therein after going to other websites.

Having changed cookie settings may affect some of the functionalities available on websites in the domain.

Data collection

The retains HTTP queries directed to our server. URLs identify resources. The following information is stored in the web server log files:

This information does not contain data on the identity of users; however, in conjunction with other information, may constitute personal data and, therefore, the administrator shall provide it with full protection under the provisions governing personal data protection.

Use of data

Collected logs are stored for an indefinite period as an auxiliary material used for administering the site. Information contained therein is not disclosed to anyone except for persons authorised to administer the website. Based on log files, statistics helpful in administration-related purposes may be generated.

Information on personal data processing

Data controller

The data controller of your processed data is the University of Warsaw, 26/28 Street Krakowskie Przedmieście, 00-927 Warsaw.

You may contact the Controller:

Data Protection Officer

The Controller has appointed a Data Protection Officer whom you may contact via e-mail at:

The DPO may be contacted in each and every matter regarding the processing of your personal data by the University of Warsaw, as well as your exercise of rights related to personal data processing.

Purposes and legal bases of the processing

We will process your personal data for purposes as follows:

You may withdraw your consent to personal data processing at any time through sending an e-mail at

We want to remind you, simultaneously, that your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing which has been carried out based on your consent before its withdrawal.

We may also process your personal data to perform a task in the public interest (Art. 6 par. 1(e) of the GDPR), as well as in justified cases we will process your personal data for purposes resulting from legitimate interests pursued by the Controller (Art. 6 par. 1(f) of the GDPR).

Personal data recipients

Access to your personal data will be granted to both authorised employees and associates of the University of Warsaw who must process your data as regards the task being carried out.

Recipients of data may also be entities whom the Controller will instruct the performance of certain activities, which involves the need to process personal data.
In order to ensure proper protection of personal data, a contract on entrusting personal data processing has been signed with these recipients.

Personal data retention period

We will process your personal data until the purpose for which the data has been collected is satisfied, and subsequently, in cases which require it for the period indicated in the Act of July 14, 1983, on the national archival resource and archives (Journal of Laws of 2018 item 217, as amended), as well as in the provisions of the Telecommunications Law.

Rights related to data processing

We guarantee you the exercise any and all of your rights on the terms laid down by the GDPR, i.e., the right to:

Obligation to provide data and the consequence of failure to provide thereof

Providing data which is under processing in connection with the satisfaction of a legal obligation is deemed mandatory; in the case of data processing based on consent to the processing of personal data, providing data is voluntary. Failure to provide data may, either, impede or prevent the achievement of the objectives indicated hereinabove.

3 The legal obligation results in particular from::
  • Act of July 20, 2018 Law on Higher Education and Science;
  • Act of July 16, 2016 Telecommunications Law;
  • Act of February 17, 2005 on computerization of the activities of entities performing public tasks.