Privacy Policy


Our actions are governed by the highest ethical standards. We value greatly the privacy of our website’s visitors. This Privacy Policy describes the scope, rules, and aims of processing of your personal data collected by our Foundation every time you visit


Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Personal data processing is any activity involving the use of personal data carried out automatically or in any other way. This includes data collection, storage, recording, organisation, modification, access, usage, transfer, restriction, erasure, or destruction. The Foundation processes personal data for various purposes that determine the means of data collection, the legal grounds for data processing, its usage, data disclosure, and data storage period.



The Personal Data Controller is Fundacja CultureLab with the registered office in Warsaw, at ul. Kuźnicy Kołłątajowskiej 63, 02-495 Warszawa, entered into the register of associations of the National Court Register maintained by the District Court for the city of Warsaw, XIII Commercial Division of the National Court Register, under the KRS no. 0000605198; NIP no. 522305607.



You can contact the Personal Data Controller in writing at the following address: ul. Kuźnicy Kołłątajowskiej 63, 02-495 Warszawa; by phone: 609 100 270 or via e-mail:



Our website automatically collects some of our users’ data, including the IP address, the browser type, the operating system and the name of the domain that our visitors used to enter our website. This data is collected in order to ensure the top security of the website and its users. We also store and process your e-mail address if you use our Newsletter.


We collect and use only this data which is necessary for an efficient management of the website. We use this data to monitor the number of website’s visitors (using Google Analytics) which helps us in an efficient website administration, providing a high-quality content, checking the website for errors, etc.  The collected data is not assigned to any specific person visiting our website. Everyone can use our website anonymously, we do not require users’ identification or registration.


By signing up to our newsletter, you consent to the processing of your data including the e-mail address at which the newsletter will be sent. The contact details which you provide are processed by the Foundation only for the purposes related to sending the newsletter.

The Foundation’s newsletters are sent via MailChimp. Thanks to tracking pixels (small transparent images) inserted into our emails, we get the information about the opening of our emails and links to our website which are included in the messages. This allows us to monitor what percent of the newsletter recipients are interested in the information about our actions and which of our activities are the most popular.

The newsletter recipients are entitled to all the rights related to data processing. We enumerate these rights in point X of this Privacy Policy. If you are registered as the newsletter recipient and want to cancel the subscription, you can click the unsubscribe link in the newsletter email or send us an email at the address: asking for being deleted from the list of newsletter recipients.


We transfer your personal data only to those entities who on our behalf provide services related to IT systems maintenance. These entities have access to your personal data only to carry out the assignments under the data processing agreement and are not allowed to use the data for any other purpose or transfer it to third parties. They are also obliged to keep the personal data they obtain confidential and secure.

Apart from the abovementioned cases, we do not transfer any data to other entities unless we are requested to do so under the specific provisions of law by an authorised government institution.

The personal data we obtain is not transferred to any third country, i.e. a country that is not a member of the European Economic Area, or an international organisation as defined by the provisions of the GDPR.


The period of personal data storage depends on the legal basis for personal data processing which is carried out by Fundacja CultureLab:

1) in the case of data processing based on the provided consent (e.g. newsletters) we store the data until you withdraw your consent;

2) when data processing is required under the applicable provisions of law, the data storage period is regulated by these provisions;

3) in the case of lack of any legal or contractual requirements, the basic storage period of records and other documentary evidence is up to 10 years.


You are entitled to the following rights related to the personal data processing:

Personal data access. You have the right to access your data that we store as the Personal Data Controller. If you want to access your personal data, send us an email at the following address:

Withdrawal of consent. In the case of data processing based on the provided consent, you have the right to withdraw it at any time. We inform about this right every time we ask our visitors for consent and facilitate the withdrawal of consent. If you want to withdraw the consent to your data processing, send us an email at the following address: The withdrawal of consent to data processing does not affect the lawfulness of data processing based on the previously granted consent.

Data erasure request. You have the right to request for your personal data to be deleted. If you request for your data to be deleted from our contact database or if you oppose to data processing, we will delete the data from our database and will no longer send you any information.

The right to data portability. In the context of automated processing and for the purposes of entering into or performing a contract, you have the right to transfer your personal data, i.e. you have the right to obtain your personal data from the Personal Data Controller in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable and interoperable format. You can send this data to other personal data controllers.

The right to lodge a complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority dealing with personal data protection.


Our website uses text files known as cookies mainly to adjust our service to the needs of the users and to create statistics. uses two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files stored on your terminal device until logging out, leaving a website, or closing your browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your terminal device for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until you delete them.


In many cases default settings of your web browser allow for storing cookies on your terminal device. However, you can change your browser’s cookie settings so that they do not store the abovementioned data. No changes to these settings mean that you accept cookies used on our website.

Learn how to block or restrict cookie installation in your browser’s settings or by using other free solutions:



Some functions of our website allow you to share content by means of third parties’ social media apps, like the Facebook’s Like button. All these apps can store and use data on the users’ activity on All personal data that you disclose by means of the social media apps can be collected and used by other users of these apps. The interactions enabled by the apps are subject to the privacy policies of the app suppliers. We have no control over these entities and the way they use your personal data, nor do we take responsibility for these entities.


We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy by means of publishing its updated version on our website. The last update of this document was published on August 20th, 2018.

In case of any questions, objections, or doubts, as well as any complaints regarding this Privacy Policy or the way of data processing, please send us an e-mail with detailed information on the complaint at the address: We will review all complaints and respond to them.