Privacy and Cookies Policy

Our Privacy Policy sets out the principles for protecting the personal data of Users who use the website The Administrator declares that it processes Users' personal data in accordance with (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. Failure to accept this Privacy Policy allows you to use the Site, but prevents you from leaving your personal data and providing the Service. Withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Who administers your data?

The Administrator of Users' Personal Data is Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, 1 Wieniawskiego St., 61-712 Poznań, NIP: 777 00 06 350, REGON: 000001293, hereinafter referred to as the Administrator.

What kind of data are we talking about?

We are talking about personal data of the Users of the website, which we collect and process: your IP address and time you accessed the web page.

We do not collect any cookies. And the information about accessing the web page is stored in accordance with security standards for remote servers.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

What are the legal bases for processing your data?

The User's personal data are processed in order to:

  1. for the purpose of providing electronic services in terms of making available to Users the content collected on our website - then the legal basis for processing is the necessity of processing for the performance of the contract (Article 6(1)(a) and (b) GDPR);
  2. for analytical and statistical purposes - then the legal basis for the processing is the Administrator's legitimate interest (Article 6(1)(f) GDPR) consisting in conducting analyses of the Users' activities as well as of their preferences in order to improve the applied functionalities and provided services; The provision of personal data is voluntary, however, it is necessary for the realization of the purposes indicated above.

For how long do we store your data?

The period of data processing by the Administrator depends on the type of service provided and the purpose of the processing. We shall process your data no longer than necessary, i.e:

  1. In the scope of data processed on the basis of your consent, e.g. for the purpose of providing electronic services in the scope of providing Users with access to the content collected in the Blog, for marketing purposes - Article 6.1.a GDPR - until it is revoked;
  2. After realization of the original purpose for which your data were collected - art. 6 sec. 1 lit. b (e.g. performance of the contract);
  3. Personal data processed for the purpose of legitimate interest may be processed until such purpose exists e.g. necessary to establish and assert or defend against possible claims - slander. After the expiration of the processing period, the data are irreversibly deleted or anonymized.


For further information, please contact: Maciej Behnke, Psychophysiology and Health Lab, Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Adam Mickiewicz University

Your User Rights

You have full rights to decide how your personal data will be used. The user is entitled to:

  1. The right to access the content of his personal data and to receive a copy of it;
  2. The right to rectify (amend) their data;
  3. The right to erasure of data - if in your opinion there is no reason for us to process your data, you may request that we erase it;
  4. The right to restrict data processing - you may request that we restrict the processing of your personal data solely to storing it or carrying out activities agreed with you;
  5. The right to object because of a particular situation. You also have the right to object to the processing of your data on the basis of legitimate interests;
  6. Right to data portability - you have the right to receive from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format the personal data concerning you that we have in our possession on the basis of a contract or your consent. You may also instruct us to send this data directly to another entity;
  7. The right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority - if you think that we are processing your data unlawfully, you may lodge a complaint with the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection;
  8. The right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data - at any time you may withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data which we process on the basis of your consent. Withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing that was carried out on the basis of consent before its withdrawal. You may withdraw your consent to be sent marketing content at any time. Simply use the mechanisms available for marketing content such as clicking on an unsubscribe link or by contacting the Administrator.
Please note that before we can exercise your rights, we will need to ensure that you are the person you claim to be, i.e. identify you appropriately.

To whom do we transfer your personal data?

When collecting personal data, the Administrator provides direct access only to authorized Employees, Subcontractors and Entities providing services for the Administrator (i.e. IT and technical support services) and only to the extent necessary for the execution of services commissioned by the Administrator.

Users' personal data may be transferred to entities authorized to receive them under applicable laws, and in particular to competent judicial or law enforcement authorities.

As a rule, your personal data is not transferred outside the EEA (European Economic Area). However, the transfer of your personal data outside the EEA may take place if it is necessary in order to provide your service, including a situation where the service requires the participation of Subcontractors based outside the EEA.


Personal data is stored in a database with technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of the processed data adequate to the importance of the stored personal data in accordance with industry standards and guidelines of the relevant authorities, in particular GDPR.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information (if any such information will be collected) in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for any purposes;
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by letting us know using our Contact Us information.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us this request using our Contact Us information.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Contact with our Data Protection Officer

The Controller has appointed a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted by emailing on any matter concerning the processing of personal data.

Changes and updates to our Privacy Policy

The Administrator reserves the right to make changes to the Privacy Policy, of which it will inform Users in advance. Changes will be published on this page.