Privacy Policy

I. General Rules for the Processing of Personal Data

TLA Smoczyński Koniewski Doradztwo Podatkowe Sp. z o.o. (hereinafter: TLA) shall make every effort to protect the privacy of persons using our websites, and this Privacy Policy specifies how we provide security and privacy as well as the way in which we process and protect personal data.

The main principle of our websites, i.e. www.rzecznikpodatkowy.pl, www.tla-kacelaria.pl and www.cenytransferowe.tla-kancelaria.pl/ (hereinafter jointly referred to as: The Website) is to comply with all applicable provisions of law regarding privacy and the protection of personal data.

Using the Website does not require the user to register, therefore, if you are a regular visitor of the website, we do not collect any of your personal data, except for some data related to the use of the so-called cookie files, as described below.

However, if you decide to receive from TLA a free e-book and/or updates regarding legal or fiscal news, then you will be required to register. In such cases, TLA may also contact the registered users, inviting them to take part in special events, providing them with information on publications or events, as well as for other marketing purposes.

TLA shall make every effort to protect the confidentiality and security of personal data obtained as part of its activities. Moreover, TLA implemented procedures for the protection of information against loss, misuse and unauthorised disclosure.

II. The Controller of Personal Data

1. The Controller of the Personal Data collected via the Website www.rzecznikpodatkowy.pl, www.tla-kancelaria.pl, www.cenytransferowe.tla-kancelaria.pl is TLA Smoczyński Koniewski Doradztwo Podatkowe Sp. z o.o. with its registered office in Wrocław at ul. Włodkowica 12/6 (50-072), entered into the National Court Register kept by the District Court for Wrocław-Fabryczna in Wrocław, VI Commercial Division of the National Court Register, under KRS number 0000346357. Contact details of the Personal Data Controller:

e-mail address: kancelaria@tla-kancelaria.pl,

who processes the personal data of the Users in accordance with the provisions of law, including in particular the Act of 10 May 2018 on Personal Data Protection (Journal of Laws 2018.1000 of 24 May 2018, as amended), the Regulation (EU) No 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) (EU OJ L 2016.119.1 of May 4, 2016) and the Act of 18 July 2002 on the provision of electronic services (Journal of Laws 2017.1219 of 24 June 2017, as amended).

2. The Website acquires information about its users and their behaviour in the following ways:

  • through information voluntarily entered in forms,
  • through cookie files stored on end devices (so-called “cookie files”).

III. Objectives and Legal Grounds for the Processing of Personal Data

1. The Website respects its users’ rights to privacy. The data provided by the users is used and processed by the Data Controller for the following purposes:

  • Provision of updates on fiscal and legal news, as well as the e-book, based on the consent given by the User upon registration on the Website, pursuing the Controller’s legitimate interest in compliance with art. 6 sec. 1 (a) of GDPR in connection with art. 6 sec. 1 (f) of GDPR,
  • Handling of complaints, redress and defence in the event of mutual claims, pursuing the Controller’s legitimate interest in compliance with art. 6 sec. 1 (f) of GDPR,
  • Storage of Users’ mailing data on Website servers, pursuant to art. 6 sec. 1 (b) of GDPR,
  • For marketing purposes, pursuing the Personal Data Controller’s legitimate interest in compliance with art. 6 sec. 1 (f) of GDPR.

The data provided by the User may be used for other purposes only upon their prior, separate consent. The Data Controller declares that the data provided by Users will never be subject to sale, exchange or any other unlawful transfer.

2. The data provided in the forms may be transferred to entities implementing certain technical services, i.e.:

  • Entities providing and supporting the IT systems of the Data Controller for the purposes of servicing the Website as well as entities providing services related to the day-to-day activity of the Data Controller,
  • Entities co-servicing the Website – under the relevant agreements for entrusting the processing of personal data.

In the cases described in the preceding sentence, the Data Controller shall transfer to third parties only the data necessary for the proper conduct of a given operation.

3. The Personal Data Controller may be obliged to provide the data collected through the Website to authorised entities on the basis of lawful requests, to the extent resulting from such a request.

IV. Processing of Personal Data

1. The Website collects data voluntarily provided by the user, as described in sec. 3 below.

2. In addition, the Website may save information regarding the connection parameters (time indication, IP address).

3. Ordering the e-book and/or updates on fiscal and legal news through the Website requires the user to provide the following personal data:

  • e-mail address,
  • name and surname,
  • company name – optional,
  • position – optional.

4. Ordering the e-book and/or updates on fiscal and legal news through the Website requires the user to provide personal data. The provision of personal data being voluntary, it is necessary in order to receive updates on fiscal and legal news and/or the e-book ordered through the Website.

5. The Personal Data will be processed by the Controller for the period of time during which it will be sending the updates on fiscal and legal news and/or the e-book will be available to download, or until an objection is filed by the user, and in the case where personal data is processed based on the user’s consent – until the withdrawal of such consent, as well as to the extent required by law or to secure any possible claims.

6. Pursuant to art. 15-22 of GDPR (Regulation (EU) No 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)), any person whose data is processed by the Data Controller has the right to access their data, rectify or delete them, or limit their processing; the right to object to the processing, the right to transfer the data, as well as the right to withdraw their consent to the processing of personal data at any time, without affecting the legal validity of the processing which had taken place based on their consent before the withdrawal.

7. In the event of doubts related to the processing of personal data, each person may request information from the Personal Data Controller. Notwithstanding the foregoing, each person has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory body – the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection.

V. Cookie Files and Server Logs

1. To ensure proper administration of the Website, it downloads standard information related to logging in, such as the IP address, search engine type, language, access time and the address of the website from which the user was redirected. Therefore, TLA may use cookie files.

2. Cookie files can be defined as small text information packages stored on the end device (such as a computer or a tablet), which can be read by TLA’s data transmission system or a data transmission system of other entities (with the use of social media tools).

3. The purpose of the cookie files is to use the Website, primarily to create statistics and to adapt the content of the Website to the user’s needs, in particular by correctly displaying the website as tailored to the individual needs of the user.

4. Information regarding the behaviour of some users is subject to logging. Such information is used to administer the Website and is related to sending queries to the server hosting the Website. In particular, the logs may include the IP address, date or information of the operating system and the browser used. The logs are an auxiliary material for administering the Website in order to ensure that it operates as efficiently as possible.

5. The entity placing cookies on the end device owned by the user of the website and accessing them is the Website operator. The Website may also use cookie files originating from third parties (especially Google AdWords, YouTube and/or social media, in particular Twitter and LinkedIN).

6. By default, the browser usually allows the storage of cookie files on the user’s end device, however, the users of the Website can modify the relevant settings. The browser allows users to delete cookie files, as well as to automatically block them. Detailed information on this subject may be found in the browser’s Help menu or documentation.

7. Restrictions imposed on the use of cookie files may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.

8. Cookie files may also support advertisements run using Google Adwords and/or Google Analytics, in particular remarketing and dynamic remarketing advertisements. Each user can refuse to place cookie files on their device by modifying the browser settings (as specified in sec. 6 above) and by using the Google Analytics blocking tools described here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

VI. Final Provisions

1. In matters not covered by the provisions of this Privacy Policy, the provisions of the applicable law shall apply, including in particular the Act on Personal Data Protection and/or the GDPR.
2. TLA is entitled to modify the content of this Policy, informing the users about the changes by publishing the updated Privacy Policy on the Website. The users who have decided to download the e-book and/or receive updates on fiscal and legal news, will be additionally informed about the changes in the first newsletter containing updates on fiscal and legal news following the modifications. The user can refuse to accept the changes by sending the appropriate information to the contact address of the Data Controller.