This Privacy Policy sets out the rules for the processing and protection of personal data provided by Users in connection with their use of the functionality of the website: https://twinalt.com/  by Instytut Medycyny Pracy im. prof. dra med. Jerzego Nofera w Łodzi, ul. św. Teresy od Dzieciątka Jezus 8, 91-348 Łódź. tel. 48 42 63 14 502., mail: impx@imp.lodz.pl.

Our overriding goal is to provide website Users with privacy protection at a level at least corresponding to the standards set out in applicable legal provisions, in particular in the Act of July 18, 2002 on the provision of electronic services (Journal of Laws of 2002, No. 144 , item 1204, as amended), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016. on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (general regulation on data protection) – GDPR (Journal of Laws UE L 119, p. 1) and in the Act of July 16, 2004 Telecommunications Law (Journal of Laws of 2004, No. 171, item 1800, as amended).

Please be informed that our website may contain links enabling its Users to reach other websites directly. Therefore, we have no influence on the privacy policy of other Administrators and the use of cookies. We recommend that before using the services offered by other websites, each User should read the document regarding the Privacy Policy and the use of cookies, if they have been made available, and if they are not available, contact in the manner indicated in the CONTACT field of the given website, in order to obtain information on this subject.

Basic terms used in this Privacy Policy

“Policy” – means this document, i.e. the Privacy Policy.

 “GDPR” – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC.

“Website” – this is the website of the Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, ul. św.Teresy od Dzieciątka Jezus 8, 91-348 Łódź, Poland,  available at https://twinalt.com

“User” – a person using the Administrator’s services, visiting the website  https://twinalt.com

Pursuant to Art. 13 sec. 1 and 2 of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27/04/2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (general regulation on the protection of data, hereinafter referred to as GDPR), we would like to inform you:


The administrator of your personal data is

Instytut Medycyny Pracy im. prof. dra med. Jerzego Nofera w Łodzi, ul. św. Teresy od Dzieciątka Jezus 8, 91-348 Łódź. tel. 48 42 63 14 502., mail: impx@imp.lodz.pl, hereinafter referred to as the Administrator / Data Administrator.



In all matters related to the processing of personal data, you can contact the Administrator by writing to the Administrator’s address or by sending a message to the following e-mail address: iod@imp.lodz.pl


We will process User’s data only to promote science and its dissemination, answer the message sent, promote us and our services (newsletter), and conduct anonymous statistical analyzes.

Other purposes of processing the User’s data that we pursue include; archiving, asserting your rights or defending against possible claims.

The legal basis for the processing of User’s data is:

  • Art. 6 section 1 b GDPR (performance of a contract or taking steps prior to entering into a contract)
  • Art. 6 section 1 f GDPR (legitimate interest of the Administrator)

Our legitimate interest will be activities related to replying to the sent message, marketing our own products and services, monitoring activity on our website, conducting anonymous statistical analyzes, asserting our rights or defending against possible claims.

  • If the User agrees to receive marketing information (newsletter) to his e-mail address, the legal basis will also be Art. 10 of the Act on the provision of electronic services.

Remember that you can always revoke your consent! In this matter, please contact the Data Administrator in accordance with the selected method of contact indicated above. Revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing that was carried out before its revocation.


While browsing the content of the Store’s Website by Users, information about Users and their IP addresses are automatically collected based on the analysis of access logs, e.g. browser type, operating system type, date and time of visits, number of connections, content viewed.

Just viewing the content of the Website does not require the User to provide his personal data.

The use of some functionalities of the Website requires the User to provide his personal data, e.g. name, surname, e-mail address. In this case, failure to provide personal data by the User may limit the use of certain functionalities of the Website, e.g. inability to answer a question sent or receive the latest information on scientific development.

If you subscribe to the newsletter and agree to receive it, please only provide your e-mail address to which information in the field of direct marketing of your own products and services will be sent, from which the User may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of each newsletter.


Recipients to whom the User’s personal data may be transferred are, among others hosting companies, entities providing legal services and partners implementing the TWINALT Project, ie 1. Virje Universiteit Brussel (VUB), 2. Norsk Institutt For Luftforskning Stiftelse Norway (NILU), 3. Universita degli Studi Di Milano IT (UMIL).


We will store the personal data collected;

1) For the time necessary to perform the services and demonstrate that we have performed our duties properly. This time corresponds to the duration of the implemented TWINALT Project and for the duration of the Project as well as for the period of limitation of claims and legal obligations.

2) For the duration of marketing activities or until the User expresses his objection to further data processing for marketing purposes, or withdraws his consent to sending messages to the User’s e-mail address.


In cases, on the terms and in the manner specified in applicable regulations, the User has the right to request:

  • access to the content of the data and their rectification (Articles 15 and 16 of the GDPR), (more) and after clicking the extension: The data subject may ask any questions regarding the processing of their personal data to the Administrator’s Contact Point created for this purpose and obtain a copy of this data. In the event that this data turns out to be out of date, the data subject may request an update;
  • request the deletion of data (more) if the conditions set out in Art. 17 GDPR, in particular if the further processing of the data is no longer necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected.
  • restrict the processing (more) if the conditions set out in Art. 18 GDPR. Limiting the processing of personal data means that the Administrator may only store this data and lasts until the Administrator assesses whether it is correct, processed in accordance with the law and necessary to achieve the purpose of processing;
  • have the right to object (more) if the basis for data processing is the implementation of the legitimate interests of the Administrator. The objection shall result in the cessation of data processing by the Administrator, unless the Administrator demonstrates the existence of valid legally valid grounds for processing that override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or the grounds for establishing, investigating or defending claims. If the objection is justified by a particular situation of the User, we should be informed about it by writing to the Administrator’s address.





  • the right to lodge a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office (to the address of the Personal Data Protection Office, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw), in case of suspicion that personal data is being processed in violation of the law.
  • Providing the User’s personal data is voluntary, but their absence will prevent us from contacting us in the matter they are asking us and for completing the order.
  • The User’s personal data are not subject to automated decision making, including profiling referred to in Art. 4 point 4) GDPR.
  • The User’s personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area.

Information on cookies

What are cookies and how do they work?

Our website https://twinalt.com  uses cookies, which are small text files sent by a web server and stored by the web browser of your end device, e.g. computer, tablet, smartphone. When the browser reconnects with the website, the website recognizes the type of device from which the connection is made. The parameters allow the information contained in them to be read only by the server that created them. Cookies therefore facilitate the use of previously visited websites.

The collected information relates to the IP address, type of browser used, language, type of operating system, Internet service provider, time and date information and location.

Why do we use them?

We store cookies on your computer, phone or tablet and then access the information contained there in for the purposes of:

  • Marketing and analytical gathering information about what activities you have taken on the website,
  • Handling of visit counters,
  • Statistical, in particular enabling the way you use the website.

The collected data will allow us to improve the functioning of the website, ensuring more effective and problem-free navigation.

Cookies identify the user, which allows the content of the website he uses to be adapted to his needs. By remembering his preferences, it allows you to adjust the content addressed to him. We use cookies to guarantee the highest standard of convenience for our website, and the collected data is used only by us to optimize our activities.

Types of cookies

We use the following cookies on our website:

  • session, which will remain in the memory of your web browser until it is turned off,
  • permanent, which remain in the memory of your web browser until you delete them,
  • external, which come from the providers of analytics tools on our website.

Managing cookies

You have the option to disable or restore the option of collecting cookies by changing the settings in the web browser used. Below we have provided the procedures for managing cookies in the most popular web browsers. In case of problems, you can seek advice at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.

Google Chrome

Click on the menu (in the upper right corner), Settings tab> Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click the Content Settings button. In the “Cookies” section, you can change the following Cookie settings:

  • Deleting cookie files,
  • Blocking cookie files by default,
  • Default allowing cookies,
  • Default saving of cookies and site data until the browser is closed
  • Specifying exceptions for cookies from specific sites or domains

Internet Explorer 6.0 i 7.0

From the browser menu in the upper right corner: Tools> Internet Options> Privacy, Sites button. Use the slider to set the level and confirm the change with the OK button.

Mozilla Firefox

From the browser menu: Tools> Options> Privacy. Activate the field Firefox: “will use user settings”. Cookies are decided by checking or unchecking the “Accept cookies” item.


From the browser menu: Tool> Preferences> Advanced. Cookies are decided by selecting or deselecting the “Cookies” item.


In the Safari drop-down menu, select Preferences and click the Security icon. This is the place where you select the security level in the “Accept cookies” area.

Remember, changing the configuration of your web browser to one that prevents or restricts the storage of cookies may limit the functionality of the website.

Outside cookies

Cookies placed on your computer, phone or tablet may come from other service providers.

We use Google Analytics services provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) These services help us analyze website traffic. On their basis, we obtain anonymous statistics showing how you and other users use the Website. We also use cookies from social networking sites, i.e. facebook.com, – use of interactive functions. Like and Share related to Facebook. For this purpose, the code referring to Facebook is placed in the relevant sections and pages. By using the “Like” button or recommending an image or a section of the page, the User logs in to Facebook, which is subject to the privacy policy of Facebook. This policy can be found under the links FACEBOOK Privacy Policy Data Use Policy. We have listed our Privacy Policy in the About section of our Facebook page.

You can block the operation of Google Analytics. To do this, install this browser add-on

provided by Google Inc. available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=pl.

The Privacy Policy is verified on an ongoing basis and updated if necessary.