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Privacy policy

The Museum of Polish Children – Victims of Totalitarianism. Nazi German Concentration Camp for Polish Children in Łódź (1942-1945) seated at the address ul. Piotrkowska 90, 90-103, Łódź, Poland


In order to ensure the high quality of services provided, meeting the requirements specified by the law, the Museum of Polish Children in Łódź has prepared a privacy policy. It contains the most important information regarding the purposes of, grounds for, and rules of personal data processing within the framework of the museum's activity.

Information on the rules of processing personal data in accordance with Article 13 of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of the 27th of 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 (General Data Protection Regulation – hereinafter referred to as 'GDPR' or 'Regulation').

A. General information


1. Personal data controller

The controller (i.e., the entity making a decision on how your personal data is used) is the Museum of Polish Children in Łódź seated at the address ul. Piotrkowska 90, 90-103, Łódź, Poland, hereinafter referred to as the 'Museum'.

2. Personal data protection officer

The Museum has appointed a Personal Data Protection Officer. This officer is Mr Arkadiusz Zarębski.

You may contact him on all matters related to the processing of your personal data and to the exercise of your rights under the legal provisions governing data protection, as follows: 

  1. by e-mail: abi_daz@outlook.com
  2. by sending a letter to the correspondence address of the Museum (with a note reading "Personal Data Protection Officer").

3. The purpose of personal data processing and legal grounds for such processing

Your personal data is processed under the following grounds:

  1. your consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR), in particular, to send you marketing and commercial information about events, exhibitions, lectures, meetings, new publications and other activities organised by the Museum in accordance with its statutory activity.

    You may withdraw your consent at any time.

  2. your data being necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or for taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract; (Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR), in particular for the performance of contracts

    The provision of your personal data related to the performance of the contract to which you are a party is voluntary and requires your consent but, at the same time, it is necessary for the performance of that contract. Lack of your consent in this aspect will result in the impossibility of concluding or performing the contract.  

  3. your data being necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation incumbent on the controller (Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR), on the basis and within the limits set by the rules of the generally applicable law.

  4. your data being necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person (Article 6(1)(d) of the GDPR).

  5. your data being necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller (Article 6(1)(e) of the GDPR).


4. Personal data recipients

The recipients of your personal data will be:

  1. entities entitled to receive your data on the basis of provisions of the law.

    If necessary, in the manner and form laid down by generally applicable law:

  2. persons authorised by the Museum to process data in the course of their official duties,

  3. entities commissioned by the Museum to carry out activities that require data processing,

  4. postal and courier companies,

  5. entities providing advisory, consulting, auditing, legal, tax or other similar services to the Museum.


5. Information about the intention to transfer personal data to a third country/international organisation

Your personal data will not be transferred to a third country/international organisation.


B. Information necessary to ensure fairness and transparency of processing


1. Period for which your personal data will be stored

Your personal data will be processed for a period:

  1. necessary for the purposes of the processing indicated above, including archiving obligations under the law.

  2. in the case of the organisation of competitions and promotional campaigns, workshops and educational activities in which you may take part, we will process your data for their duration and the period during which prizes are awarded.

  3. for the purpose of accountability (i.e., to prove compliance with the provisions on the processing of personal data), we will retain the data for the period during which the Museum is obliged to retain the data or documents containing them in order to document compliance with legal requirements and to enable the inspection of their fulfilment by public authorities.

  4. The Museum may store personal data for a longer time; but this may happen only because of justified reasons, provided that the law allows such storage.


2. Information on your entitlements

You are entitled to:

  1. withdraw consent to data processing, at any time, without giving reasons, in accordance with Article 7(3). Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing carried out on the basis of consent before its withdrawal.

  2. access your data, in accordance with Article 15 of the Regulation.

  3. rectify your data, in accordance with Article 16 of the Regulation.

  4. remove your data (“the right to be forgotten”), in accordance with Article 17 of the Regulation.

  5. limit the processing of your data, in accordance with Article 18 of the Regulation.

  6. transfer your data, in accordance with Article 20 of the Regulation.

  7. access your data, in accordance with Article 21 of the Regulation.


3. Information on the right lodge a complaint with the supervisory body

You have the right to lodge a complaint to the President of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data at which the Office for the Protection of Personal Data operates if you consider that the processing of your personal data is carried out in violation of the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation or other legal acts governing the protection of personal data.

Address of the supervisory body:

Office for the Protection of Personal Data
ul. Stawki 2
00-193 Warszawa


4. Information whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement or a condition for entering into a contract, whether the data subject is obliged to provide such data, and about the possible consequences of failure to do so

In principle, the provision of your personal data is voluntary. Lack of your consent will prevent you from making use of the services provided by the Museum (including the possibility of visiting the facilities, providing information about the Museum's activities, educational services, etc.). 


5. Information on automated decision-making, including profiling

Your personal data will not be processed in an automated way, including in the form of profiling.

Cookie Policy

1. Websites of the Museum that use cookies:

For your convenience, the  www.muzeumdziecipolskich.pl website (hereinafter referred to as the 'Website'), uses cookies and similar technologies in order to adapt the Website to the users' needs and for statistical purposes. 

2. What are the cookie files?

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by the website that you are visiting. They are saved on the terminal device (desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone) used for browsing websites. The cookies, consisting of a series of letters and numbers, contain various information necessary for the proper functioning of websites such as those requiring authentication. Cookies are also used by the websites to which the Museum refers within the framework of its websites by showing multimedia, for example (YouTube, Facebook and others). Cookies contain only anonymous data regarding the method and form of using the websites.


Within the Website, the following types of cookies are used:

  1. session cookies – temporary files stored in the user’s terminal device until the time of logging out, leaving a website or web browser shutdown

  2. permanent cookies – files stored in the user’s device for a duration specified (cookie lifetime) or until the moment the user removes them.

Websites use performance cookies (i.e., cookies used for collecting information about the way the website is used so that it works better) and functional cookies (i.e., cookies that allow the website to "remember" user settings [e.g., language, font size]). 


They include, among others:

  1. cookies of google-analytics.com - website statistics
  2. session cookies (expire after ending a given session)
  3. cookies used for marking that the cookie policy has been accepted


In many cases, the web browsing software (web browser) allows cookies to be stored on the user's terminal equipment by default. Website users may change the settings regarding cookies at any moment. These settings can be changed in web browser settings in such a way as to block automatic handling of cookie files or to notify of every instance of their placement in the website user's device. The detailed information on the possibilities and methods of handling cookie files are available in software (web browser) settings.


3. Types of cookies

Within the websites, the following types of cookies are used:


Cookie name


Purpose of saving



Stores the session identifier



Website language version



Stores font-size information



Stores information on where the user came to the website from



Stores information on the number of views for a given user



Store the duration of visit/stay on the website



Store the duration of visit/stay on the website



Indicates the type of request


4. Consequences of using cookie files

In order to use the websites without changing your browser settings, you agree to the Museum's use of cookies that is necessary to make browsing the websites convenient. You can change the web browser settings as regards cookies at any moment.

The Museum informs you that any limitations in the application of cookie files may have an impact on certain functions available on website pages.

The entity placing cookie files on the Website User's end device and obtaining access to them is the Museum. The Museum is not liable for the content of cookies sent by other websites, the links to which are included on the website pages.