1. The operator of the blog www.admiring-diversity.pl is a private person: Justyna Maserak.
2. The blog performs the functions of acquiring information about users and their behavior in the following manner:
a. from voluntarily entered in forms information (comments, contact form);
b. by storing cookie files on internet-browsing devices;
c. by collecting web server logs by the hosting service of the blog, functioning at www.admiring-diversity.pl.
Information in forms
1. The blog collects information provided voluntarily by the user (content of the comment, nickname, link, etc.).
2. The blog can also save the connection data (time, IP address).
3. Data in the form is not made available to third parties in an other way than after getting the consent of the user.
4. The data contained in this form is processed according to the function of a particular form, i.e. to contact the author of this blog or to publish a comment.
Information about cookie files
2. Cookies are computer data, in particular text files that are stored in the browsing device of the User and are intended for use with web pages. Cookies typically contain the name of the source website, the length of storage time on the device, and a unique number.
3. The entities creating cookies on the device and the entities receiving access to them are: the Service Provider, Facebook and Google.
4. Cookies are used for the following purposes:
a. to create statistics that help in understanding the way users use the web pages, which allows improving their structure and content, for example: with the help of Google Analytics;
b. the maintenance of user sessions (after logging in), through which the user does not have to retype their login and password on every page of the web page;
c. determining the user’s profile to show him customized materials of advertising networks, in particular Google.
5. Within the blog two basic types of cookies are being used: “session” (session cookies) and “fixed” (persistent cookies). “Session” cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user’s device until they log out, leave the website or disable software (web browser). “Permanent” cookies are stored in the user terminal device for the time specified in the parameters of cookies or until they are deleted.
6. Software to browse the web (browsers) usually implicitly allows storage of cookies on the device. The users can change the settings in this area. Web browser allows users to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically lock the cookies. For details, the help files or browser’s documentation can be used.
8. Cookies provided on the device may be used also by cooperating with the blog advertisers and service providers, namely Facebook, Google Adsense and Google Analytics.
10. Cookies can be used by ad networks, in particular Google to display ads tailored to the way in which you use a blog. To this end, they may keep information about the user’s navigation path or the time remaining on the page.
11. With regard to information about your preferences collected by the Google, one can view and edit information derived from cookies using this tool: Ad Preferences.
Web server logs
1. Information on some behaviors of users are subject to log into the server layer. These data are used solely to administer the site, and to ensure the most efficient use of provided hosting services.
2. Browsed resources are identified by URLs. In addition other may be:
a. the date of request,
b. the time to send a reply,
c. the name of the client station – identification performed by the HTTP protocol,
d. information about errors that occurred in the implementation of the HTTP transaction,
e. The URL of the page previously visited by the user (referrer link) – where there has been a shift to the Service by reference,
f. information about the user’s browser,
g. The IP address information.
3. These figures are not associated with individuals browsing the web.
4. The above data are used only for server administration.
Sharing the data
1. The data shall be made available to external entities only within the limits permitted by law.
2. Data allowing to identify an individual are available off the consent of that person.
3. The operator may be required to provide information gathered by the blog to authorized authorities to comply with lawful requests to the extent arising from the request.
Cookie files management – how, in practice, to express and retract consent?
1. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may change your browser settings. Please be informed, that cookies are necessary for the processes of authentication, security, and maintenance of user preferences, so disabling them can make difficult or, in extreme cases, prevent the use of websites.
2. You can use the Internet in incognito mode of the web browser. In this case, once the browsing is finished all cookies from that session are automatically deleted.
3. In order to manage cookies’ settings, select from the list below your Internet browser/system and follow the instructions: