L. & A. Birkenmajer Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences is the administrator of personal data processed in connection with the use of the website https://ichme8.pl. Taking into account the respect for the constitutional principle of the right to privacy, the administrator has implemented the necessary procedures and policies regarding the protection of personal data. Their use serves to meet all requirements and standards resulting from, among others, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 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) – popularly known as GDPR.


We make special efforts to ensure that personal data is processed lawfully, reliably and transparently. Data is collected and processed for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes. We make sure to process data only to the extent necessary and that it is always correct and updated, if necessary. Personal data are processed for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes of processing or no longer than required by law. At the same time as compliance with the above-mentioned rules, we consider the integrity and confidentiality of personal data processed at the Institute to be of paramount value.


Each data subject may contact the Data Protection Inspector – Mr Mateusz Siek, in all matters related to the processing and protection of personal data by the administrator. Contact is possible via e-mail: iod.ihn@bims.home.pl


In order to provide services at the highest level, the website https://ichme8.pl uses cookies. These are small text files sent by websites and saved on the recipient’s devices (computers, smartphones, etc.). We use:



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This information is not used to identify natural persons, cookies are anonymized for us – without additional information, we are unable to identify the identity of people visiting the website. We use them only for statistical purposes and to improve the functioning of our website. We do not seek to identify persons visiting the website, and we do not transfer cookies to other entities – unauthorized by the administrator.


Most web browsers allow you to change the cookie settings. However, this may affect some functionalities of the website you visit.


Our website may contain links to other websites that we do not administer. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies applicable on these websites, so we encourage you to always verify the privacy / cookie policies.


In connection with the correspondence, L. & A. Birkenmajer Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences processes personal data of senders and addressees, including persons corresponding using e-mail boxes indicated on the website. The information clause regarding the processing of this personal data can be found at this link: https://www.ihnpan.pl/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/klauzula_dla_nadawcow_i_adresatow.pdf


The current version of this Privacy Policy is from February 2024.