Cookies policy

This document refers to the website available at the HTML address: genomtec.com (hereinafter also: “Website”), of GENOMTEC S.A., with its registered office in Wrocław (address of the registered office and correspondence address: 54-066 Wrocław, ul. Stabłowicka 147), entered into the register of entrepreneurs in the National Court Register, kept by the District Court for Wrocław-Fabryczna in Wrocław, 6th Commercial Division of the National Court Register, with the KRS number 0000662554; Tax Identification Number (NIP): 8992809452; share capital of PLN 815,854.00 (fully paid-up) – contact at the aforementioned address, e-mail address: gdpr@genomtec.com or by telephone, at: +48 793 440 931; hereinafter referred to as “GENOMTEC.”

1 | Type of the document

This Cookie Policy (hereinafter: “Policy”) has been drawn up for information purposes only, which means that it does not impose any obligations on you or GENOMTEC (it is not a contract or rules).

2 | What technology do we use?

The Website uses technology that stores and obtains access to information on a computer or other device connected to the network (in particular technology that uses cookies or related solutions).

As GENOMTEC may use solutions with functions similar to cookies, the following provisions of the Policy are applicable mutatis mutandis to these technologies.

3 | Who is affected by cookies?

As the cookie technology (or the technology of other files with a similar functionality) used by GENOMTEC allows collecting information about every person visiting the Website, the following provisions of the Policy apply to all persons who use the Website (hereinafter “Visitors”).

4 | What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text-file, sent by the server and saved on the Visitor’s device (usually on the hard drive of the computer or on a mobile device). It stores information that the Website may need to, e.g. adapt to the ways the Visitor uses the Website and to collect statistical data about the Website.

5 | Do cookies collect your personal data?

When the Visitor uses the Website, cookies are used to identify only the Visitor’s browser or device ‒ they collect various types of information that is not personal data (it does not allow the identification of the Visitor).

6 | On what legal basis do we use cookies?

Information can be collected and stored using cookies on the basis of the Visitor’s consent.

Normally, Internet browsers or other software installed on a computer or another device connected to the network allow you to manage the way cookies are saved and stored on the device, and thus how information about Visitors is collected.

The consent to use cookies may be modified or revoked at any time through the web browser’s settings (but some parts of the Website may not function properly if you do so). Detailed information on how to withdraw consent is presented in subsequent points of this Policy below.

7 | What types of cookies do we use and for what purpose?

The following cookies are used on the Website:

  1. Necessary cookies – they are necessary in order to ensure the correct functioning of the Website or the functionality that the Visitor would like to use;
  2. Technical cookies – they are used to protect the Visitor’s data against unauthorised access;
  3. Functional cookies – their purpose is primarily to facilitate using the Website by the Visitor, for instance by remembering information provided so the Visitor does not need to provide it again.
  4. Analytical cookies – they are used to measure and report the statistics of interactions between Visitors and the Website (measurement function), e.g. visit number, traffic sources, which may help us improve the efficiency of the Website.

8 | What types of cookies do we use and are they harmful?

The cookies used on the Website are not harmful to the Visitor or to the Visitor’s computer/end device, so we recommend accepting them.

The Website uses two types of cookies: session cookies that in general remain on the Visitor’s computer or mobile device until the software (web browser) is closed, and permanent cookies, which remain on the Visitor’s device for the time specified in the cookie parameters or until they are manually deleted from the browser.

9 | How to delete/block cookies?

The Visitor may change the way cookies are used by managing consents in the browser settings, including blocking or deleting cookies.

By default, Internet browsers or other software installed on a computer or on another device of the Visitor connected to the network allow storing certain types of cookies on the device. These settings can be changed in such a way as to block the use of cookies or inform the Visitor each time cookies are sent to the device. In this way, the consent to use this technology may be modified or revoked at any time (disabling saving cookies in the future).

The deletion method varies depending on the web browser used. Information on how to delete cookies is usually available on the “Help” page of the web browser.

For detailed information on how to manage cookies on a mobile phone or another mobile device, consult the user manual/user guide of the particular telephone or mobile device.

Limiting the use of cookies can affect some functionalities available on the Website.

Please note that cookies will be disabled only on the particular browser. This means that you will have to take the same steps for all other browsers used on the same or another device.

10 | What happens if cookies are deleted or blocked?

Restricting the use of cookies on a particular device may prevent or significantly impair the correct use of the Website, for example it will be impossible to maintain a session.

11 | How to contact us?

You can contact GENOMTEC at any time by sending a message by post or email to the address provided at the beginning of the Policy, or by calling the telephone number specified at the beginning of the Policy.

12 | Can this Policy be amended and how will you learn about it?

GENOMTEC can amend the Policy in the future.

In such case, GENOMTEC will publish the information on amendments to the Policy on the Website. After each amendment, the new version of the Policy will be published with a new date.

13 | How long has this version of the Policy been effective?

This version of the Policy is effective as of 15 March 2020.