Cookie Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

This Policy applies to collection of your personal data, as well as to the use of “cookie” files and similar technologies on the straal.com website (the “Website”). The Website is operated by Straal Sp. z o.o., with its registered office in Warsaw, address: Plac Europejski 1, 00-844 Warsaw, Poland, entered in the register of entrepreneurs of the National Court Register kept by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw, 12th Commercial Division of the National Court Register under KRS number 0000694017, Tax Identification Number (NIP) 527-282-05-82, REGON number 368238452, share capital of PLN 2 183 100 (“Straal“).

Your Privacy is important to us!

  • Contact data. In order to make contacting you possible, the Website enables collection of certain personal data: name and surname, the company you work for, your e-mail address and/or phone number. Aside from your personal data, Straal also collects basic data about the business you work for (country, average monthly turnover, services your business is interested in etc.). Straal is the controller of your personal data and takes appropriate steps to ensure security of your data.
  • Registration data. Straal also collects your personal data during the registration process, through the form available at https://straal.com/register. At registration, we request that you provide us with the following personal data: first name, last name, e-mail, login, password, correspondence address, country and phone. Aside from your personal data, we also request that you provide us with certain corporate information regarding the entity you represent: website address, company details (registered company name, legal form, tax identification number, company registration number, date of incorporation), registered company address, copies of company documentation (certificate of incorporation, memorandum and articles of association etc.), information on what services the company is interested in, settlement details (currency, bank account details etc.).
  • Other data collected by us through the registration form, which may constitute personal data, are collected and processed on behalf of acquirers, who act as data controllers and entrust us with the processing of personal data for purpose of concluding agreement between you and the acquirers. In such cases, we act as data processors.
  • As data controller, we process your data for the purpose of providing our services to you and for general marketing purposes: (i) responding to your query; (ii) sending you tailored offers; and (iii) sending you marketing e-mails and contacting you telephonically, provided that you consented to such forms of communication. Together with marketing information and offers regarding Straal products and services, we may at times approach you with information on compatible products and services, which are offered together with ours.
  • In processing your data, we pursue our legitimate interest in responding to your query, concluding contract with the entity you represent and direct marketing of our services (the legal basis for processing of your data).
  • Provision of your personal data is voluntary, but if you choose not to provide us with your basic contact information, we may not be able to respond to your query or provide services to the entity you represent.
  • Where we act as data controller, you have the right to object to the processing of your data by us and to request that we correct or delete your data. If you file such a request we will stop processing your data and delete it, unless there exists an important overriding legal interest (e.g. defense of claims or existence of a legal obligation to retain the data) which will entitle us to keep your data for a longer period. You also have the right of access to your data, as well as the right to data portability and to restriction of processing.
  • We process your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes, for which it was collected. In establishing the retention period for your personal data, we take into account, among others, the following criteria: (i) whether you express continuous interest in our services, (ii) if you have become our customer/the entity you represent entered into a contract with us, (iii) if you told us during the call or in a message that you would like us to contact you in the future.
  • We entrust the processing of your personal data to entities, which act on our behalf and solely based on our instructions (data processors). In particular we use data processors, whom we select carefully, to store your data on secure servers located within the territory of the EU.
  • We may have to share your personal data with competent authorities (in particular the police or prosecution service), if they approach us with such a request, provided that there exists an appropriate legal basis for making your personal data available to them (e.g. a court order).
  • If you have any questions with regard to the processing of your data by us or if you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact our data protection officer at [email protected] You also have the right to file a complaint to data protection authority.

Our use of cookies and similar technologies

  • In order to improve the operation of our site, we use cookies, web beacons, device fingerprinting and similar technologies. We also make use of Google Analytics and Hotjar tools.
  • Cookies are the small text files / fragments of text that the Website sends to the browser and which are sent back by the browser at the next entrances to the website, for the purpose of keeping the browser session or storing user page data.
  • Web beacons (also known as pixel tags) are transparent image files used to monitor your journey around a single interact with the Website and its content.
  • We also use Hotjar tool on our Website. Hotjar monitors and stores users’ behaviour on the website. Hotjar processes the following data: navigation, website scrolling, cursor movement. Other data such as location, device id, operating system, browser and cookies are also processed.
  • Google Analytics is a tool we use in order to calculate visits to our website, check which functionalities of our website are used most and improve the operation of the Website.
  • Device fingerprinting is a technology which allows us to collect information about your device (what browser or operating system you use, plug-ins, time zone, other settings). We use this information to identify you and to ensure security of our website.
  • Exclusion or limitation of the use of cookies and other similar technologies may affect the functionality of the Website.
  • The following types of cookies are used by the Website – ‘session cookies’ which are erased when the user logs out or closes the browser and ‘persistent cookies’ which remain on the user’s device for a pre-defined period of time or until the user deletes them manually.
  • The Website uses cookies for statistical purposes, to adapt the website content, performance and structure to users’ individual preferences, to provide users with advertising content adapted to their preferences. Cookies and web beacons for ads targeting purposes can be linked to other online services, such as Facebook. Please note that cookies may collect personal information to enhance the site’s functionality. Such data is stored in encrypted form and the access to them is limited.
  • Cookies that are used by the third parties via the Website, including in particular the users of the website, are subject to their own privacy policy.
  • Handling and use of “cookies” is allowed automatically. However, these settings can be changed at any time. For details on how cookies are handled and used, see the settings of your web browser. You can learn more about cookies and similar technologies and check how to disable them for the browser you use by visiting the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • If you wish to learn more about Google Analytics tools and your privacy, please visit the following site: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. You can also opt out from Google Analytics by installing a browser add-on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
  • To learn more about Hotjar and how to opt out, please visit the following websites: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy and https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out.
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