Data Privacy Policy

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF DATA PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for your interest in the website of Ardigen S.A. (hereinafter referred to as “Ardigen“). Please note that during the use of the website certain personal data may be collected due to technical reasons or in order to evaluate and improve the website. Ardigen respects the privacy of website users (hereinafter referred to as “Users“) and protects their personal data. This Data Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as the “Policy“) explains the way personal data is collected, processed, used and stored. What is more the Policy covers the principles of processing personal data and entitlements of Users related to their personal data. Prior to browsing Ardigen’s webpage, it is strongly recommended that each User becomes accustomed with the terms of this Policy.

DATA PROCESSING

Ardigen is the controller of personal data of Users obtained through browsing of Ardigen’s website. User’s data are processed in compliance with Regulation (EU) No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 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 (hereinafter: “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and other applicable regulations.

USER’S RIGHTS

You have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict or object to the processing of your personal data and file a complaint concerning data protection with a supervisory authority. You also have the right to data portability, including the right to receive the data and transmit it to another administrator or to request, if technically possible, that the data be transmitted directly to another administrator. No legal decision or other important decision with regard to you is taken on the basis of automated data processing, including profiling, however data may be processed for statistical purposes.

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, however we will need such data to improve and customize our website. The provision of personal data is not a statutory nor contract obligation. If you choose to limit the processing of your personal data by Ardigen, we may not be able to tailor the website for your needs and it may not function properly.

WHAT KIND OF DATA MAY BE COLLECTED?

Ardigen may collect information about Users including how the website is used. Such information may include search and preference of our Users and their browsing history. We use this information to research and improve the services we provide as well as to to identify areas in which we may need to improve our website. Thus we may collect data such as IP addresses, date and time of access to Ardigen’s webpage, transferred data volume, information about the devices and IT systems used, User’s locations etc.

HOW DO WE USE THE DATA?

The data is processed mainly for statistical purposes, in order to keep contact with you, as well as for evaluation and optimization of our website. We may use your data in particular to:

  1. answer your queries placed by use of contact form active on our website
  2. enable the use of the website
  3. provide connection setup
  4. ensure system security
  5. track website activity (including to compile reports)
  6. send personalized communicates and prepare content which may be of interest for our Users
  7. provide technical support to our webpage

Should the need to use data for other purposes arise, we will undertake to communicate such need to you (in addition to complying with other requirements, if applicable).

SOCIAL MEDIA

On Ardigen’s website various social media plugins are present. By clicking on such plugin, content of our webpage can be shared (content is directly transferred to social media and stored there). If you are logged in the social network (or connect to social media at a later date), by embedding the plugin social media may receive information that you have visited a particular page. In case you wish to limit or stop processing of your data by social network please deactivate social media plugins prior to the use of our website.

LEGAL BASIS FOR DATA PROCESSING

The basis for processing of your personal data is set forth in Art. 6 par. 1 sec. f) GDPR whereby Ardigen has interest in optimization and evaluation of website, keeping contact with Users, obtaining statistical data as well as improving Ardigen’s services.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Ardigen’s website uses cookies which are little files sent and later stored on your browser. Cookies contain modest information about User’s activity on the website. Cookies help the server to provide you with a webpage tailored for your particular needs. Collecting such information allow us to continuously develop our website. By using cookies your next visit will be more convenient and you are likely to find content which is more relevant from your perspective.

WHICH TYPE OF COOKIES ARE USED ON ARDIGEN’S WEBSITE?

We can use the following types of cookies:

  1. session state cookies thanks to which it is possible to receive messages on errors related to the functioning of Ardigen’s website. This type of cookies are only stored temporarily and are destroyed once the browser’s memory is closed down;
  2. persistent cookies which are saved on User’s computers till the expiry date. This kind of cookies may remain stored after the device is closed down and started up again and they help to understand what User’s like about our webpage as well as what can be improved;
  3. cookies necessary for the operation of Ardigen’s website. This type of cookies cannot be disabled;
  4. functional cookies which allows us to recognize the User returning to Ardigen’s website. Such type of cookies helps us to provide you with website tailored to your needs.

CONSENT TO USE COOKIES

The use of certain types of cookies requires your consent. Your consent may be expressed by clicking on ‘accept cookies’ button present on our webpage.

You can delete and manage cookies or a particular type of cookies on the relevant setting list on your browser. Please note that if you clear cookies, our website may not function properly.

ACCESS TO YOUR DATA

Your personal data will be accessed only by authorized persons who have a need to use such information solely in order to perform their professional duties. Ardigen does not disclose such data to unauthorized persons.

Ardigen will disclose your data to third parties only when it is legally permitted to do so including upon the receipt of your consent. Data shall only be transferred, if it is necessary in relation to Ardigen’s activity or service provided to our Users. Any third parties to whom Ardigen discloses such data are bound by confidentiality agreements with Ardigen.

TRANSFER TO ANOTHER COUNTRIES

If your data are transferred abroad to other companies e.g. to providers of IT services, Ardigen will warrant that those companies have been obligated to the applicable level of data protection.

PERIOD OF STORAGE

Your data shall be stored only for the limited period of time. Ardigen may store your data only for the term for which it is absolutely necessary for the purposes of processing of such data. However, in any case your personal data will be processed until you request to erase them.

OTHER PERSONAL DATA

We collect and process other personal data only if you request certain services and we need your data for this purpose or if you have voluntarily given us your express consent. The legal basis for processing is respectively Art. 6 par. 1 sec. 1a), 1b) or 1f) GDPR.

You can do this, for example, by completing a registration form or sending us an email, ordering products or services, submitting inquiries to us, requesting materials or registering, using Newsletter. For any special services all respective data protection provisions apply.

WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT

You have always the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your data at any time by sending an e-mail to rodo@ardigen.com or by sending a letter to the address of registered office of Ardigen stated below.

WHO IS MY CONTACT, IN CASE I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY PERSONAL DATA?

If you have any questions or comments with regard to data protection please feel free to contact us at any time. We can be reached at under telephone number: +48 12 340 20 40 or by e-mail address:  rodo@ardigen.com. You can also submit your queries by post at the registered office of Ardigen:

Ardigen S.A.
Bobrzyńskiego 14
30-348 Cracow
Poland