Privacy policy

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Privacy policy of the website

Welcome to the website of Atena Research & Consulting, the owner of

1. General information on the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy presents Atena Research & Consulting’s principles of processing all information that the User of may share while using the website.

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter: “Policy”) is of an informative nature only, meaning that it may not be the source of obligations for Users of this website.
Information shown in the Policy is of a general nature. Details concerning the processing of specific personal data are shared on a case-by-case basis upon obtaining them, and are included in the information clause placed in a visible and easily accessible location. This applies in particular to all the information regarding the purpose and legal basis for the processing of personal data, their period of storage and recipients to whom the data are transferred.

2. Who is the Data Controller of your personal data?

Atena Research & Consulting Sp. z o.o., with its registered office in Warszawa (postcode 01-031), ul. Jana Pawła II 61 lok. 79, NIP (Tax Identification Number): 527 275 8185, REGON (Statistical Identification Number): 363609470; KRS (National Court Register): 0000597933 (hereinafter “Atena Research & Consulting”) is the Data Controller of personal data of its business partners, customers, suppliers, employees and collaborators, as well as of Users of

In the case of matters related to personal data processing at Atena Research & Consulting  Sp. z o.o. and requests based on rights of data subjects, you can use the following means of communication:

  • email:;
  • regular post: Atena Research & Consulting Sp. z o.o., al. Jana Pawła II 61/79, 01-031 Warszawa.

If you provide additional consent, our partners listed below may also be controllers of the data obtained as a result of your activity on the Internet with the use of such technologies as cookies.

3. Which personal data do we process?

The term “personal data” is used throughout this Policy many times. Personal data are understood as all the information concerning the User as in identifiable natural person. This includes e.g. information that may, on its own, identify the user, including:

  • first name and surname,
  • email address,
  • phone and fax number,
  • other contact data,
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address,
  • device identifiers,
  • Internet identifier,
  • content of cookies,

and information that might not be user identifiers, but that we store together with such identifiers, e.g. how the user makes use or our services or the country in which they stay while using the services.

4. How do we protect your data?

Personal data of Users of are processed in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 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 (OJ L 119 p. 1) (hereinafter also: “GDPR”) and other legal provisions currently in force, i.e. throughout the entire period of processing of specified data, and legal provisions on personal data protection.

The Data Controller uses its best endeavours to protect interests of data subjects, in particular ensures that the data it collects are:

  • processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject;
  • collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
  • accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
  • kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  • processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using
  • appropriate technical or organisational measures.

5. What is the purpose of the processing of your personal data?

The purpose and scope of the data processed by the Data Controller result, on a case-by-case basis, from the User’s consent or legal provisions, and are detailed as a result of actions taken by the User on the website.

The purpose of data processing includes in particular: project implementation, ongoing business communication, direct marketing, promotional activities and other necessary activities, such as accounting and tax settlements, at present and in the future, and actions taken at the User’s request, including communication with the User, pursuing possible claims and defending against them.

6. What is the basis for the processing of your data?

We use information on the User only if this is necessary in order to provide the requested services; if the User provides the relevant consent; if this is necessary to exercise or respect rights or legal obligations; or for regular business purposes.

  • The personal data provided in the contact form and transferred in the communication sent will be processed after answering the question asked pursuant to Article 6(1(f)) GDPR, i.e. for legitimate interests of the Data Controller, throughout the period necessary for the purpose of the communication and, afterwards, for archiving purposes.
  • The processing of the User’s personal data may also be necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract (Article 6(1(b)) GDPR). This concerns mainly all the personal data provided in:
    • the form to register an account on our website.
  • In the case of data processing for marketing purposes, the basis for the processing is the fulfilment of purposes resulting from legitimate interests pursued by the Data Controller or its partners (Article 6(1(f)) GDPR); however, in this case, the partners do not participate in the processing of the User’s data.
    • To the extent that the Data Controller’s partners may also have direct access to the information, the legal basis for the processing is the free consent given by the User (Article 6(1(a)) GDPR).

7. Are you obliged to provide your personal data, and what are the possible consequences of failure to provide such data?

The User gives their personal data freely; however, providing the data is necessary to respond to your inquiry.

8. Who can we share your personal data with?

The Data Controller may share personal data only if this is required by legal provisions and if this is necessary for the performance of a contract with the persons with whom the Data Controller works with respect to supplied services (including IT and hosting services).

The Data Controller does not provide data to third countries or international organisations

9. What are your rights?

At any time, every User has the following rights:

  • the right to lodge a complaint with President of the Personal Data Protection Office;
  • the right to transfer the personal data they have provided to the Data Controller and which are processed in an automated manner, where the processing is done based on consent or a contract, e.g. to another data controller;
  • the right to request access to the personal data (including e.g. being informed which personal data are processed);
  • the right to rectification and restriction of processing (e.g. if the personal data are incorrect), or erasure of the personal data (e.g. if they have been unlawfully processed);
  • the right to withdraw, at any time, the consent given to the Data Controller, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal, provided that the consent has been the basis for the processing of the data;
  • the right to object to the processing of all their personal data for the purpose of legitimate interests of the Data Controller or a third party.
    In order to exercise the above-listed rights, contact the Data Controller and send a relevant request to the address specified in section 2 of this Policy.

10. How long will we store your data?

Personal data may be stored for the period of time:

  • set out in legal provisions, imposing an obligation on the Data Controller to process the data,
  • necessary to respond to the User’s inquiry and to communicate with them,
  • if the processing of personal data depends on the User’s consent, personal data may be processed until the consent is withdrawn,
  • for archiving purposes, one year after the end of the communication with the User,
  • in the case of any claims, for the period necessary to resolve the matter in which the communication may serve as evidence.

11. Profiling

Your data may be profiled for the purposes of improving our offer and marketing activities in line with customer/user expectations. However, we do not make decisions solely on the basis of automated data processing (including profiling).


1. What are cookies?

These are small text (.txt) files sent by a web server and stored with the User (usually on their hard drive). Cookie parameters enable to read information they contain only by the server that has created them. Cookies ensure information storage or access to the information already stored on the terminal device during or after your visits to Internet websites, including
Cookies found on are used, among others, to remember the User’s preferences (Internet browser, type of device, font, colours), to secure Internet websites, or to carry out marketing campaigns. This enables e.g. to customise websites and web pages, support log-in or certain contact forms.

Some functionalities on will not work unless you agree to install cookies (e.g. it will not be possible to send information via certain contact forms). At any time, you can manage your browser’s cookie settings at any time and withdraw your consent to their use.

2. What kind of cookies do we use?

  • Permanent cookies – stored on your device even after you leave the website. They enable to store and remember information about your preferences, e.g. remember your username (login) when logging in to a transaction website. Therefore, when logging in to the website next time, it will be possible to autocomplete this field. By accepting this type of cookies, you agree to store information on your device. If you would like e.g. to delete your username from the log-in page, select the already saved name and then the “Delete user” option in the menu.
  • Session cookies – necessary to maintain the proper information exchange between the server of and the browser and, therefore, enable the correct display of the content of the visited page and use of its functionalities. They are aimed at identifying a relevant session (i.e. the dialogue between the browser and the server) and the Users communicating with the server at the same time.
  • Other cookies  (of third parties working with Atena Research & Consulting) – enable third parties to analyse such data as the number of visits, user behaviour on websites, type of browsers and electronic devices, information from pixel files or other behavioural data (e.g. your location). The purpose of collection and processing of these cookies is to gather information on the profile of visitors to, their behaviour, preferences and interest in individual products. They enable the display advertisements and marketing offers, and the analysis of information on the Users’ interest in displayed materials.

The companies that provide Atena Research & Consulting with analytical services based on anonymous and general data include, among others, Google Analytics (third-party cookies controller: Google Inc, with its registered office in the US).

3. How can your refuse to give (or withdraw) your consent to cookies?

The vast majority of browsers accept cookies by default in order to provide the Users with the convenient use of websites and the correct display of content. You can change cookies settings at any time in your browser, but currently you cannot choose which type of cookies you accept. Withdrawing your consent will disable the use of all cookies and may affect some functionalities of, resulting in total or partial blocking of some functions of the website, e.g. autocomplete of log-in data or of a product form. After withdrawing your consent, you will not see any personalised offers on our website.
If you would like to change your browser’s cookie settings, use the instructions below

The above-listed types of browsers are only examples. Due to the large variety of browsers used, there may be some differences in settings that prevent installing cookies. Usually, the information about cookies can be found in the “Tools” or “Options” menu. Detailed information is usually found on the website of the relevant browser producer.