Privacy Policy

Below is the Privacy Policy of Pomorze Development Agency S.A. and the Terms of Providing Services Electronically by Pomorze Development Agency S.A.

Privacy Policy

The data controller is Pomorze Development Agency S.A. (ARP) with its registered office in Gdańsk at al. Grunwaldzka 472D, registered in the entrepreneurs’ register kept by the District Court Gdańsk-Północ in Gdańsk, VII Economic Department of the National Court Register under the number KRS 0000004441, VAT ID 583-000-20-02.

Contact with the Data Protection Officer is possible via email at or by mail at the address: al. Grunwaldzka 472D, 80-309 Gdańsk.

How do we obtain data?

We obtain personal data from our clients during the initial business contact, as well as later, in connection with business contacts during established cooperation.

What is the purpose and legal basis for processing personal data by ARP?

Personal data is processed solely to the extent covered by consents based on concluded agreements or statements for their implementation. ARP provides services for managing projects financed from European Union funds, conducting projects with regional emphasis, promotional, training (closed and open), general advisory, informational, investor information services, capital fund, and pro-innovation services.

We process personal data because it is necessary to perform contracts, including:

  • enabling the provision of services offered by ARP,
  • establishing and conducting cooperation with local government units or entities similar to ARP,
  • handling ARP complaints,
  • handling submissions and letters addressed to ARP,
  • tax and accounting purposes,
  • contacting clients and stakeholders.

Personal data, as a rule, are processed based on consent and for the purpose of performing contracts (Art. 6(1)(a) and (b) of the GDPR), in any other case, we inform the client individually about the processing of personal data.

Personal data will be processed until consent is withdrawn or obligations arising from the performance of contracts expire.

Consent to the processing of personal data can be withdrawn at any time.

Do we transfer personal data to other entities?

Personal data collected for the above-mentioned purposes will not be disclosed to other entities. Personal data may be disclosed to competent authorities authorized by law or partners of joint ventures under relevant agreements.

What are the rights regarding processed data?

In connection with the transfer of personal data for their processing, each person whose data is concerned has the following rights:

  • withdrawing consent to the processing of personal data,
  • objection to the processing of personal data for marketing purposes,
  • objection to the processing of personal data due to a particular situation,
  • access to personal data,
  • request for rectification of personal data,
  • request for erasure of personal data,
  • request for restriction of personal data processing.

These rights can be exercised when:

  • concerning the request for rectification of data, it is found that the data are incorrect or incomplete,
  • concerning the request for erasure of data: the data will no longer be necessary for the purposes for which they were collected by ARP; consent to the processing of data will be withdrawn; objection to the processing of data will be lodged; the data will be processed unlawfully; the data should be deleted in order to fulfill an obligation arising from a legal provision,
  • concerning the request for restriction of data processing: it is found that the data are incorrect; objection to data processing is made – until it is determined whether the legal basis on the part of ARP is overriding with the basis of objection.

In addition, there is a right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of personal data to the supervisory authority, which is the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection (ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw).

Under what circumstances is objection to data processing allowed?

Objection to the processing of personal data can be made when:

  • personal data processing is based on a legitimate interest or for statistical purposes, and the objection is justified by a particular situation,
  • personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, including profiling for this purpose.

Are personal data transferred?

We do not transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area. An exception to this rule is participation in certain business missions, the nature of which necessitates such action.

How long do we store personal data?

We store personal data for the duration of the contract, as well as after its termination for the following purposes:

  • pursuing claims related to the performance of the contract,
  • fulfilling obligations arising from legal provisions, including in particular tax and accounting provisions,
  • preventing abuse and fraud,
  • statistical and archival purposes,
  • for a maximum period of 12 years from the date of contract completion.
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