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Privacy Policy

I. Basic provisions

The controller of personal data pursuant to Art. 4(7) 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 (hereinafter the “GDPR”) is ORLEN Unipetrol RPA s.r.o. - POLYMER INSTITUTE BRNO, branch, registered office at Brno, Tkalcovská 36/2, Post Code: 602 00, Entered in the commercial register kept by the Regional Court in Brno, File No. A 26211, Company ID No: 27597075 (hereinafter “PIB” or the “Controller”).

PIB greatly emphasises the transparency of processing and securing your personal data, which are considered strictly confidential, and handles them in accordance with the GDPR and other valid legal regulations concerning personal data protection.

To ensure problem-free communication between you and PIB, a Data Protection Officer was appointed, who is available to you in the case of questions or irregularities in personal data processing, via email at, via telephone at +420 225 001 435 or via post at the mailing address ORLEN Unipetrol RPA s.r.o., Úsek ochrany informací, Milevská 2095/5, 140 00 Praha 4.

Company PIB values your trust and therefore, in accordance with the principle of transparency, it informs you by means of this “Privacy policy” about the processing of your personal data, which are needed for the purposes specified below.

These principles apply to the website (hereinafter referred to as “website”) and are primarily intended for the contractors, visitors of website, applicants for job positions, questioners and another person whose personal data could PIB process. 

II. Purposes of personal data processing and their legal grounds 

1. Implementation and performance of the contractual relationship 

PIB is engaged in the production and sale and sale of refinery, petrochemical and retail products and complementary services. During these business activities, personal data are processed, in particular those of the partner (customer, supplier) as a natural person, as well as other persons, typically the contact persons of the partner as a legal entity.

The purpose of processing personal data is to implement and perform the contractual relationship, i.e. deliver the ordered product, ensure transport, exercise the rights and obligations arising from the contractual relationship between the partner and PIB and other contractual obligations. The legal basis for processing personal data is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR, i.e. processing is necessary for the  performance of a contract and to implement the measures adopted before concluding the contract. We process the contact data of the natural persons who represent the partner as a legal entity, because this is necessary to perform the contract with the partner, and processing is based on the mutual legitimate interest of the partner and PIB in the provision of the agreed services.

PIB collects the following data for the aforementioned purpose:

  • Identification data (name, surname, ID number, tax ID number, possibly personal number);

  • Contact data (e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, position);

  • B​ank account number;

  • Operation records (minutes from meetings, instructions, etc.);

  • Data about the order, delivery and payment;

  • Necessary communication between the partner and PIB. 

2. Fulfilment of legal obligations within the accounting and tax agenda 

We process accounting documents, data about your payments and other information required by law for the fulfilment of our legal obligations, i.e. Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR. 

3. Communication with the inquirers

If you contact PIB via e-mail, its mailing address or other means, information about your contact will be processed only for the purpose of the established communication with you.

The legal basis for the collection of data aimed at fulfilling legal obligations is Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR (developing relations with visitors of our website, efficiency in communication, presentation our business name and protection of our brand image). 

PIB collects the following data for the aforementioned purpose: 

  • Identification data (name, surname); 

  • Contact data (e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number);

  • Necessary communication between you and PIB. 

4. Employee recruitment 

If you want to become a member of the PIB team and send us your curriculum vitae using the reply form, we will process your personal data for the purpose of the recruitment procedure for your chosen job position. The legal basis for processing your personal data is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR, i.e. processing is necessary for the performance of a contract and to implement the measures adopted before concluding the contract.

In case you are taking part in the 1st round of the recruitment procedure, you may be asked for consent to process your personal data for the purpose of verifying or obtaining references from previous employers, public sources and public registries of legal and natural persons, for the verification of the accuracy of the information provided by you, and the prevention of conflicts of interest with the activities of the ORLEN Unipetrol group.

Complete information about personal data processing for this purpose is available in the opening header of the offered job position.

5. Sending commercial messages 

We contact our clients at healthy intervals with an offer of additional services or an invitation to one of our events, or the latest news in the industry based on the legitimate interests of the Controller in accordance with Article 7 of the Act No. 480/2004 Coll., on certain information society services. If you do not wish to receive this information, reply to our e-mail or inform us of this fact by other means and we will accommodate your request.

PIB collects the following data for the aforementioned purpose:

  • Identification data (name, surname); 

  • Contact data (e-mail address, telephone number).

6. Operation of camera system with a permanent record (monitored areas of PIB)

Places and property of PIB are monitored by camera system with record for the purpose of protecting the rights and legally protected interests of PIB or other subject (in particular protection of property, health, life and safety of persons located in monitored areas) on the basis of a legitimate reason for the legitimate interest of the controller (pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). The monitored areas are indicated with pictograms and additional information.  

For that purpose PIB collects:

  • video grams by a natural person;

  • Vehicle registration number.

7. Fulfilment of labour-law relationships

Our employees are informed individually about the processing of their personal data.

8. Taking photos, audio-visual records and online-transmissions during organized event

PIB may take pictures and audio-visual records during organised events (pictures of visitors and their behaviour during this event). PIB may place this data on the Intranet and social networks on which it has an account. If you do not want to be photographed or recorded, inform about that photographer / cameraman or controller. 

From some events may PIB stream online transmission and use for that web sites or social networks on which it has user profile.  You will be informed about that on the invitation to the organized event.

Photos and audio-visual records from charity events and promotional activities of PIB are processed on the basis of legitimate interest of controller according to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR) (i.e. publicise the activities and charity events of controller).

For the above-mentioned purpose processes PIB this data:

  • Photo and audio-visual recording of natural person 

III. Period of storing data processing 

PIB processes your personal data for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected or for the period stipulated by legal regulation. After the passing of the storage period, PIB liquidates the personal data.

PIB stores personal data:

  • for the period necessary to exercise the rights and obligations arising from the contractual relationship between you and the controller, and to apply any claims from these contractual relationships (for a period of 10 years from termination of the contractual relationship); 

  • f​or a period of 6 months from the end of mutual interaction as concerns personal data processed for the purpose of answering your inquiry;

  • for the period stipulated by the respective laws in cases where we perform our legal obligation; in the case of accounting management, this period may be up to 10 years;

  • until the withdrawal of consent by the data subject as concerns personal data processing based on consent from the data subject, or until expiry of the specified period; 

  • for 6 months after the termination of the recruitment procedure for job position; 

  • ​for a maximum period of 16 calendar days (camera footage from premises of company PIB).

For more information about the retention period, you can contact the Data Protection Officer.  

IV. Handover of personal data

At PIB, your personal data are stored under maximum security and made accessible only to authorised employees, or individual processors and controllers of personal data, only to the extent necessary to fulfil the individual purposes of processing. The security of your personal data with these recipients is ensured through their contractual obligations.

In connection with handover of your personal data, we are paying attention to upholding the highest standard of protection this kind of data (rights of data subjects and protection of privacy).  You can obtain a detailed list of recipients from the Data Protection Officer. 

Non‐exhaustive list of categories of recipients of personal data:

  • State administrative bodies; 

  • I​nsurance companies;

  • ORLEN S.A. holding company which provides IT support to the system for processing personal data;

  • Service providers (service organisation, marketing, IT etc.); 

  • ​External auditors. 

Under certain conditions, PIB is authorised to hand over some of your personal data based on valid legal regulations, e.g. to prosecuting authorities or other public authorities.

PIB as a member of the ORLEN Group, consolidates IT systems and your personal data are stored on servers in Poland.

PIB does not provide personal data outside of the EU, the EEA or to international organisations. 

V. Your rights 

You have the following rights in connection to personal data processing: 

1. Right of access to the personal data 

In connection to the processing of personal data, you have the right to the provision of information and provision of a copy of your processed personal data based on your request. In the case of a repeated request, PIB is authorised to bill a reasonable fee for the copy of the provided personal data. We will inform you of such procedure.

2. Right to rectification 

If you believe that your personal data, which we process, are inaccurate, outdated or otherwise incorrect, contact us and we will rectify them. We will perform rectification without undue delay, but always with respect to technical capacities.

3. Right to erasure

If the personal data are no longer required to ensure the stipulated purpose, or if you withdraw your consent to processing, we shall erase these personal data at your request. In some cases, however, your right may be restricted. For instance, the personal data we process based on our legal obligations cannot be erased before the passing of the lawfully stipulated archiving periods. As for personal data related to the provision of services, these cannot be erased before the passing of the deadlines for potential application of the related claims (compensation of damages, claims, etc.).

4. Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to restriction of processing if:

  • he personal data which we process is inaccurate;

  • t​he processing is illegal;

  • the personal data are no longer required, but you need them do determine, exercise or defend a legal claim; 

  • ​you object to processing. 

Your personal data will only be stored with us during the restriction period and no operations will be performed with them without your consent. Restriction of processing lasts for the period for which one of the above situations lasts. You will be informed about the potential termination of restriction. 

5. Right to object

You may file a justified objection to processing based on a legitimate interest and for direct marketing. The justification of the objection will be assessed and you will be informed of the decision via your chosen contact channel. 

6. Right to data portability

If you want PIB to hand over your personal data to a third party, you may exercise your right to personal data portability. If the rights and freedoms of third parties were to be affected by the exercising of this right, PIB will not be able to accommodate your request. 

7. Right to withdraw consent to personal data processing

If personal data is processed based on your consent, you may withdraw this consent at any time. If you wish to do so, contact us with your request via the contact details of the Data Protection Officer specified below. 

8. Right to be exempted from automated decision-making including profiling

We do not conduct automated decision-making including profiling without our activity.

9. Right to complain to the supervisory authority

If you feel that your personal data are not handled pursuant to the law, you have the right to direct your justified complaint to the Office for personal data protection, registered office at Pplk. Sochora 27, 170 00 Prague 7, Czech Republic.

When exercising your rights, contact us using the contact details of the Data Protection Officer via e-mail at​, or at the mailing address ORLEN Unipetrol RPA s.r.o., Úsek ochrany informací, Milevská 2095/5, 140 00 Praha 4. PIB, resp. ORLEN Unipetrol RPA s.r.o. reserves the right to reasonably verify the identity of the data subject applying the above rights. 

VI. Cookies

In order for a website to function properly, it is sometimes necessary to place small data files, known as cookies, on your device. We have prepared the different types of cookies and other information for you clearly in a banner (window), which you can pull up at any time ​via this link.

For some types of cookies your consent is required, which you can change or revoke at any time by setting your preferences in the banner (window), which you can pull up at any time via this link I want to change my cookie consent.

If you give your consent to the use of all types of cookies, your consent will be valid for 12 months, unless you change it sooner. If you do not give your consent, your choice will be stored for 14 days and then offered again when you visit our website.

If you have any questions, our Data Protection Officer is available to you at​ or at the delivery address ORLEN Unipetrol RPA s.r.o., Úsek ochrany informací, Milevská 2095/5, 140 00 Prague 4.

VII. Final provisions

We will update this Privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. In the case of changes, we will update the date of changes (in the footer). We will keep you informed about significant changes (web notification).

We recommend you continuously monitor this website and keep track of all changes related to the Privacy policy.    

This Privacy policy was updated on 5 September 2022.​​​​​​​​​​​​