The present Privacy Policy is accepted by Agricultural University – Plovdiv, registered in the Commercial Register at the Registry Agency under UIC 000455464, with address of management:  12 Mendeleev str., Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria

Agricultural University – Plovdiv is the administrator of your personal data within the meaning of the applicable legislation in the field of personal data protection.

1. Subject

The present Privacy Policy aims to identify the personal data we process in the course of our work in relation to the website, for what purposes and on what basis we do this processing, and to provide additional information and assistance in this regard.

2. Definitions

    personal data – any information relating to a particular individual or legal entity that is identified or can be identified;
    processing of personal data – any activity that takes place in respect of personal data, including storage, use, recording, etc .;
    Data controller – the person who defines the purposes and means of processing personal data;
    the basis for the processing of personal data (justification) – a condition to be fulfilled in order to have a legitimate processing of personal data.

3. What personal data we collect

Personal information (names, emails, and phone numbers) that you provide to us when sending an e-mail or in the contact form posted on the site.

 IP address. When you visit the Site, our web server automatically recognizes and collects your IP address that is determined by your ISP and does not personally identify you.
Summary information: Log files providing a set of system information for the user, namely: IP address; ISP (Internet Service Provider); the browser you use when visiting our Site (e.g., Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc.); the time you spend on the Site, and which pages you have visited on the Site. The information contained in these files includes:
Cookies: This is a small amount of information that the web server sends to the web browser, allowing the server to collect browser feeds. You can choose to remove cookies using the options of your browser, but you must be notified that this will probably affect your interaction with our Site.

The cookies we use are the following: (1) Statistics cookies that anonymously remember your computer or mobile device when you visit the Site. They track the search method and help us build an account of how our readers use the Site. We may use this information to display ads on our products and products of our partners that may be of interest to you; (2) Service cookies that help us make our site as effective as possible. They allow you to remember your registration and login information, as well as save your preferred settings; (3) Third-party advertising and analytics that are placed on behalf of independent advertisers advertising on the Site. These cookies can be placed in the ad or elsewhere on the Site. They are anonymous – they can not identify you. They are used for statistical analysis by allowing the advertiser to count how many people saw his ad or seen it

4. On what basis and for what purposes we process your personal data

The personal data we process is just so we are able to contact you about the inquiry you have made.
The information you provide to us is not binding and we process it on your consent. These data, upon agreement, may be used for the purposes of our services and our partners’ services. For example: when shipping a shipment under contract to a carrier, courier, forwarder.

The identification and collection of the IP address is done for the following purposes: disclosure of the identity of the users of the Site, in compliance with the law and by-laws, to protect our rights and legitimate interests; to analyze traffic to our site and to prevent malicious attacks. We act on our legitimate interests to develop our business and protect our rights and legitimate interests in the event of disputes as well as in certain cases on the basis of the mandatory prescriptions of the law.

Under certain circumstances, we may use your personal data to protect our rights and legitimate interests, as well as the rights and legitimate interests of third parties, for example in the event of a court or out-of-court dispute.

5. Who has access to your personal data and how we protect it

Keeping the privacy and security of your personal information is of utmost importance to us. In this respect, access to your personal data is provided only to the extent that this is necessary for the fulfillment of the above purposes for which we process your personal data to the following categories of people:
Our employees and persons engaged in a non-working contract for the performance of a particular job.

Providers of hosting services (servers) to our sites (including their employees and subcontractors);

Persons providing technical support services for our systems (including their employees and subcontractors).

Professional consultants (lawyers, accountants, etc.) to the extent necessary for the realization and protection of our rights and legitimate interests.

State authorities, at their request, in connection with the exercise of their public powers granted to them by Bulgarian law, as well as in taking action to protect our rights and legitimate interests.

We make every possible effort to protect your personal information, but nevertheless you should keep in mind that the transmission of information over the Internet can never be completely secure.

6. Terms in which we store your personal data

We store your personal data for as long as is necessary to ensure the fulfillment of our contracts and the fulfillment of our legitimate interests.

In general, data is deleted after the query is processed, but it may, in certain circumstances, be stored for a longer time or until you explicitly wish your personal data to be erased.

Your personal data will not be made available for use to anyone without your express consent.

It is important to be aware that at any time you may opt out of our services and withdraw the express consent given to your use of your personal information. In such cases, we will discontinue the use of your data as well as the provision of our services to you as far as possible.

In certain cases, even if your use of your personal data has ceased due to the explicit withdrawal of your consent, we may hold a record of your personal data insofar as it is necessary to protect our rights and legitimate interests. until the expiration of limitation periods provided for in the applicable legislation.
You should be notified that your IP address is collected automatically on every visit to our Site, whether you have opted out of our services. In these cases, if you do not want us to have access to your IP address, you should not visit our Site.

7. Your rights in relation to your personal data

As a person whose personal data we process, the applicable data protection legislation gives you certain rights that you can exercise effectively in cases provided by law. In short, your rights are:

Right of access. You have the right to ask us to confirm whether we use your personal information and, if so, to obtain this data as well as additional information;
Right of rectification. If you find that your personal data we are processing is incomplete or inaccurate, you may request that it be corrected or supplemented.

Right to wipe (right to be forgotten). Under certain circumstances, you may want to delete all personal information about you. In certain cases, this right also relates to your right to withdraw our consent to process your personal data.

Right to Restrict Processing. Under certain circumstances, you may want to restrict the processing of your personal data, which should discontinue the active use of the data, but without deleting / destroying it definitively.

Right of objection. In certain circumstances, you may object to the processing of your personal data if we do this on legitimate interest or in the performance of a public interest task

All requests and notifications regarding the rights of data subjects are filed via the Inquiry Form Or by mail at the address listed above. Requests shall be made in a way that identifies the identity of the applicant. In any event, the administrator must respond to the request or make an announcement regarding the claimed right to the address or e-mail provided in the contact form within one month of receiving it.
More information on the content and conditions under which you can exercise the above rights can be found in the applicable data protection legislation. If necessary, you can also help us.

The contact details are:

Agricultural university – Plovdiv
12 Mendeleev str., 4000, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 32 654 234

Fax: +359 32 633 157



Competent Supervisory Body in the Republic of Bulgaria – Personal Data Protection Commission.