Polkadot London Limited ("we", "us" or "our" for short) are registered to collect and process personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act" for short). The principal activity of Polkadot London Limited (“Polkadot”) is owning and operating the web site polkadot.pl (“site” or “website”).
We are data controllers of your personal information for the purposes of the Act.
What information do we collect?
We collect information on our users in two ways: through cookies, and through registration for various
We collect information for the following reasons:
1. To help us to improve the services we offer;
2. To provide personalised services unique to individual users;
3. To display appropriate advertising on the site.
You will not receive unsolicited mail from Polkadot or from third parties screened by Polkadot unless you have agreed to this. We will, however, mail you occasionally with information about your registration and/or operational information concerning your use of the website.
We also collect information when you voluntarily submit it to us. For example, we provide you with the opportunity to register for the forum, register for email newsletters, or enter promotions and competitions.
Polkadot will need to process and store your personal information and may need to transfer it to affiliates and service providers for processing outside the European Economic Area. By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with such orders, offers or services and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information.
We employ appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal information under our control from unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss or destruction or damage. However, we cannot guarantee or insure the security of any information that is transmitted over the Internet or that loss, misuse or alteration of data so transmitted will not occur.
We recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. We will never ask you for any of your passwords or any other personal information in an unsolicited telephone call.
Updating your personal information
You can update your forum registration details by logging in to the forum and selecting “Moj profil”.
For a full list of all of the information we hold about you, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is an administrative charge of £10 for providing a copy of this information.
Third party advertising cookies
Most of the advertisments you see on the website are generated by third parties. Some of these third parties generate their own cookies to track how many people have seen a particular advertisment (or use the services of third parties to do this), and to track how many people have seen it more than once. These cookies cannot be used to identify an individual; they can only be used for statistical purposes, for example, in providing you with advertisments that are more relevant to your interests.
Disclosing your information
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law. We will not sell or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent except in the following instances:
- where you have agreed to be contacted by us, we may pass your personal information to third parties who provide various products and services on our behalf. In all such cases we remain a data controller of your personal information.
- unless required by applicable law or if we are ordered to do so by a court or other similar body;
- as we may think necessary to protect our legal rights, a registered user or third party, or to prevent personal injury; and/or
Where we are approached by a potential buyer of our business and/or assets or in relation to any joint venture or other business arrangement. In such circumstances we will be able to pass on your personal information to such third party's advisors and to any prospective buyer, as well as to any other relevant parties.
Legal information under the Data Protection Act
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act of 1998, the Data Controller for polkadot.pl is Polkadot London Limited, 85 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LT.