Privacy policy

Audience: Individuals visiting Fulbright Poland website or social media profiles

Last update: October 2020

The owner and administrator of the website is the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, with its registered office at ul. K.I. Gałczyńskiego 4, 00-362 Warsaw, NIP: 526-17-19-106, REGON: 012580212. All questions related to the functioning of the website or the privacy policy should be directed to [email protected].

Unless otherwise stated, the content on our website is made available under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license and is for informational and educational purposes only. We strive to ensure the highest quality and accuracy of the published content; however, if you come across information on our site that is out of date, incomplete, or misleading, please contact us.

Cookies and similar technology

Cookies are small text files installed on the device of the user browsing the website. Cookies collect information that facilitates the use of the website – e.g. by remembering the user’s visits to the website and the activities performed by him or her.


We, as your data controller may use the so-called service cookies primarily to provide you with services provided electronically and to improve the quality of these services. Therefore, we and our partners providing analytical and statistical services to us, use cookies by storing information or accessing information already stored in yours telecommunications end device (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.). Cookies used for this purpose include:

  • cookies with data entered by you (session ID) for the duration of the session (user input cookies);
  • authentication cookies used for services that require authentication for the duration of the session (authentication cookies);
  • cookies used to ensure security, e.g. used to detect fraud in the field of authentication (user centric security cookies);
  • multimedia player session cookies (e.g. flash player cookies), for the duration of the session (multimedia player session cookies);
  • persistent cookies used to personalize the user’s interface for the duration of the session or a little longer (user interface customization cookies).


We as your data controller and our trusted partners also use cookies for marketing purposes, including in connection with targeting users with behavioral advertising. For this purpose, we as your data controller and our trusted partners store information or gain access to information already stored in the yours telecommunications end device (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.).

The use of cookies to collect data through them, including access to data stored on yours device, requires your consent. This consent may be withdrawn at any time. Permission is not required only for cookies, the use of which is necessary to provide a telecommunications service (data transmission to display content). Withdrawal of consent to the use of cookies is possible through the browser settings. Detailed information on this can be found at the following links:

You can at any time verify the status of your current privacy settings for the browser used using the tools available at the following links:

Personal data

We do not collect any personal data when you visit our website. You may decide to send us your personal data voluntarily, for example, in an email with a comment or question, in which case we will use your data only to reply to your message. With the exception of legally-ordered investigations, we do not forward e-mails to any outside organizations.

In most cases we do not delete the messages we have received, but instead, archive them. At your request, we can delete a message and the e-mail address associated with it. Such requests should be sent to [email protected].

Our website contains links to social websites and other types of third party websites. By using the link you are leaving our website and going to an external site where you are subject to the privacy policies of the external party.
We make every effort to post links only to verified and secure third party websites, however, we are not responsible for the content contained in them.

Social Media

We may process your personal data when you are visiting our profiles in social media (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin). These data are processed only in connection with keeping the profile, including to inform you about our activity and to promote various types of events and services. The legal basis for the processing of Personal Data by the Administrator for this purpose is its legitimate interest (Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR), consisting in promoting its own brand.

We may use plugins from social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Youtube , LinkedIn and Twitter. Plugins allow you and us to share the content published in the selected social network. The use of plugins causes that the given social network receives information about the use of our website by you and can assign it to the your profile created in the given social network. We, as your data controller, have no knowledge of the purpose and scope of data collection by social networks. Detailed information on this can be found at the following links:

Note on changes to this statement

We may revise this privacy policy periodically and modify it as appropriate. We reserve the right to change this privacy policy by publishing the amended privacy policy on the Fulbright Poland website. We recommend revisiting and reviewing this policy regularly to ensure that you understand how we may be processing your personal data.

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