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Terms and Conditions of Provision of the Newsletter Service
by Electronic Means
– Web Portal www.startup.pfr.pl
§ 1. General Provisions
These „ Terms and Conditions of Provision of the Newsletter Service by Electronic Means – Web Portal www.startup.pfr.pl ” (the “ T&C ”) define the principles of provision by Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A. with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Krucza 50, 00-025 Warszawa, entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register maintained by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw in Warsaw, 12 th Commercial Division of the National Court Register under the KRS number 0000466256, REGON (Business Statistical Number) 146615458, NIP (Tax Identification Number): 7010374912, share capital of PLN 2,453,326,553.00, paid in full, e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org (hereinafter referred to as “ PFR ” or the “ Company ”), of the service consisting in sending by PFR by e-mail to the e-mail address indicated by the user of www.startup.pfr.pl, information materials such as information on new programmes supporting the formation and development of start-ups, updates or news related to the topics covered on the web portal www.startup.pfr.pl, and also other content contained on external web portals (the “ Newsletter ”).
These T&C constitute terms and conditions within the meaning of Article 8(1)(1) of the Act on Provision of Services by Electronic Means of 18 July 2002 (consolidated text, Journal of Laws of 2017, item 1219) and define the principles and conditions of the use of the Newsletter service and the rights and obligations of PFR and users of the web portal www.startup.pfr.pl (the “ User ”).
§ 2. The Newsletter Service
As part of the Newsletter service, PFR will send the Newsletter by e-mail to the e-mail address provided by the User.
PFR provides the Newsletter service free of charge.
The Newsletter service is provided for an indefinite period until the User resigns from the Newsletter service or PFR ceases to provide the Newsletter service, which may be done at any time. The User will be informed if PFR ceases to provide the Service.
PFR bears no liability for any irregularities in replaying the Newsletter caused by force majeure, a failure caused through the User’s fault or any irregularities in the User’s system or hardware, the quality of the User’s connection with the Internet, device failures of the User's Internet providers or any other reason caused by third parties for which PFR bears no liability.
§ 3. Subscription to the Newsletter Service
Prior to subscribing to the Newsletter service in the manner indicated in Section 2 of this Article, the User is obliged to become familiar with the content of these T&C.
Subscription to the Newsletter service is effected by the following registration activities performed by the User on the web portal www.startup.pfr.pl:
entering a correct e-mail address of the User in the form located on the website www.startup.pfr.pl,
sending the completed form by means of the “Save” button.
Upon sending the form in the manner set out in Section 2 letter b) of this Article, the User’s e-mail address will be used for the purpose of performance of the Newsletter service.
The User may, at any time, resign from the Newsletter service without giving a reason by means of the deactivating link provided in each Newsletter, or by e-mail sent to email@example.com containing an express declaration on resignation from the Newsletter service, sent from the e-mail address provided during registration.
PFR will cease to provide the Newsletter service to the User immediately after receiving the User's resignation.
As part of the subscription to the Newsletter service and in further contacts of the User with PFR, the User may not disseminate content of an illegal nature.
§ 4. Technical Requirements
A condition for using the Newsletter service is the User’s possession of:
a computer or another multimedia device having access to the Internet and the browser;
an active e-mail account.
§ 5. Consent to Receiving Trade Information.
Personal Data Protection
The Newsletter may contain trade information within the meaning of the Act on Provision of Services by Electronic Means of 18 July 2002 (consolidated text, Journal of Laws of 2017, item 1219) related to PFR or other entities. Subscription to the Newsletter service requires giving consent to receiving the above trade information by e-mail. Withdrawal of consent to receiving trade information may be made at any time and is synonymous with resignation from the Newsletter service.
The controller of the User’s personal data is Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A. with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Krucza 50, 00-025 Warszawa, entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register maintained by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw in Warsaw, 12 th Commercial Division of the National Court Register under the KRS number 0000466256, REGON (Business Statistical Number) 146615458, NIP (Tax Identification Number): 7010374912, share capital of PLN 2,453,326,553.00, paid in full, hereinafter referred to as the “Controller”.
In any matters related to the processing of personal data and exercise of rights connected therewith, you may contact the Controller by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to the address of the Controller’s registered office indicated in Section 2 above.
Personal data will be processed for the purpose of provision of the Newsletter service by electronic means, consisting in sending by PFR, by e-mail to the e-mail address indicated by the User, information materials such as information on new programmes supporting the formation and development of start-ups, updates or news related to the topics covered on the web portal www.startup.pfr.pl , other content contained on external web portals , and also for the purpose of handling complaints and claims filed by Users .
Users’ personal data will be processed for the purpose of:
provision of the Newsletter service until the User resigns from the Newsletter service or PFR ceases to provide the service;
considering the User’s complaints, for the period of provision of the Newsletter service and for the period of 12 months of the date on which the User resigns from the Service or PFR ceases to provide the Service;
handling Users’ claims against PFR, until limitation of such claims.
Personal data will only be made available to entities provided for in the legal provisions. Furthermore, data may also be provided to processors processing personal data at the Controller's order, provided that such processors process data under an agreement with the Controller and only in compliance with the Controller’s instructions.
Personal data will not be transferred to recipients in the countries beyond the European Economic Area.
In connection with the processing of personal data you will have the following rights:
the right of access to personal data and the right to request their rectification, the right to object to their processing and the right to their erasure or restriction of their processing;
the right to withdraw consent; withdrawing consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal;
the right to personal data portability, i.e. to receiving personal data from the Controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (if applicable) in order to potentially transfer such data to another controller;
the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority dealing with the protection of personal data if the personal data processing with respect to the data subject violates the provisions of Regulation (EU) 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 (General Data Protection Regulation) (O. J. EU L 119 of 4 May 2016).
In order to exercise the above rights you should contact the Controller. Contact data are indicated in Sections 2 and 3 above.
Provision of personal data in connection with the subscription to the Newsletter service and provision of the service by PFR is voluntary. Nevertheless, it is necessary for the accomplishment of this purpose.
Withdrawal of the consent to the processing by PFR of the User’s personal data is equivalent to resignation from the Service.
In connection with the processing of Users’ personal data, no decisions related to personal data will be made by automated means.
§ 6. Complaints
Complaints related to the Newsletter service may be filed by e-mail to the following address: email@example.com or by post to the following address: Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A., ul. Krucza 50, 00-025 Warszawa.
The complaint should contain, in particular:
A description of the case the complaint relates to;
the e-mail address provided during the registration related to the Newsletter service;
the e-mail address or postal address to which a reply to the complaint is to be sent.
The complaint will be considered and the information on its acceptance or rejection will be given without undue delay, but within not more than 30 days of receipt of the complaint.
The User shall be informed about acceptance or rejection of the complaint:
in writing by post delivered to the correspondence address indicated by the User, or
by e-mail in the event of a complaint sent by electronic means, unless another way of providing information on consideration of the complaint has been indicated by the User.
§ 7. Intellectual Property Rights
The Newsletter contains elements protected under the intellectual property law. Any rights to the contents placed as part of the Newsletter service, including graphic elements thereof, are held by PFR or third parties that have given consent to the dissemination of such contents by PFR.
The User is entitled to use the contents contained in each Newsletter only subject to the terms and conditions stipulated in these T&C and only for the purpose of personal use.
Any activities covering elements protected under the intellectual property law, contained in each Newsletter, such as (inter alia) copying, making amendments, public replaying or other dissemination, may not be done without PFR’s prior written consent.
The contents placed in each Newsletter are subject to legal protection in compliance with generally applicable legal provisions, including in particular the Polish Civil Code of 23 April 1964 (consolidated text, Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1025) and the Copyright and Related Rights Act of 4 February 1994 (consolidated text, Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1191).
§ 8. Final Provisions
The T&C take effect from the date of their publication on the web portal www.startup.pfr.pl.
These T&C are published and available to be downloaded in PDF format at www.startup.pfr.pl.
These T&C may be amended from time to time in the event of:
any amendment of applicable legal provisions which may affect the content of the T&C or the manner or scope of provision of the Newsletter service;
any change of the scope of the Newsletter service;
any change related to technical requirements;
other important reasons.
PFR will notify the User of each amendment of the T&C by e-mail. The amended T&C apply to the User if the User does not resign from the service in the manner indicated in § 3 Section 4 of the T&C within 14 days of the date of receipt of the new content of the T&C, counted from the date following the expiry of the above time limits.