Privacy Policy

Websites; and the Store

  1. General Information

This Privacy Policy defines the rules for collecting, processing, and protecting personal data – provided by Users – for the purpose of using the services provided by the websites,, and the Store.

  1. The administrator of personal data is:

Jaroslav Sivickij, conducting business under the name: BookTarget Jaroslav Sivickij, TAX ID: 5262291521, REGON: 521636252, address: ul. Szczęsna 26, 02-454 Warsaw, Poland; Email address:

  1. I respect the right to privacy and ensure the security of data.

To achieve this, the website uses secure communication encryption protocols (SSL) and all server security measures (AntySPAM, AntyDDoS, Antivirus, WAF) provided by the hosting provider: Sp. z o.o. based in Poland.

The website and the Store are serviced by IMKER Sp. z o.o., based in Zamość, and use various security measures – for data storage – from Inc, based in Germany.

  1. The website and the Store provide their services and functions by obtaining information about users in the following ways:

a) by voluntarily entering information into forms

b) by collecting „cookies” files [see Cookie Policy]

  1. Personal data provided in forms are processed for the purpose resulting from the specific form’s function:

The main purpose is to provide the service offered by the website and the store and to execute the service process, which results from the form’s function.

a) The processing of personal data provided by the buyer in connection with purchases in the store is for order fulfillment purposes.

The following personal data is collected for the purpose of order fulfillment: 1. mailing address – necessary for issuing a purchase receipt; 2. place of delivery of the goods – necessary for addressing the shipment; 3. email – necessary for communication related to order fulfillment; 4. phone number – necessary for certain delivery methods.

b) Additionally, I record the email address to send the User a book excerpt, a newsletter (and respond to any queries if submitted) as part of the Service.

c) I save the user’s first name (without the last name) provided in the forms of the and websites to personalize the newsletter (i.e., address the User by their first name when sending a book excerpt and messages).

d) Email addresses may also be used for direct marketing of offered services.

e) The website also redirects users to survey forms – in the form of polls – on the website (after the user clicks on the appropriate „SURVEY” button and the link named „Take a short TEST – usefulness of the study – by completing the survey GO TO THE SURVEY”). After completing the survey, personal data is recorded and processed solely for the purposes of aggregate statistics. I do this for research purposes to better understand the general audience of the website and tailor the published content to the interests of readers in general, including potential customers.

f) Data from survey forms (mentioned in the previous subpoint) may also be used for presentation and analysis – aggregate analytics on the Website. The act of completing a survey by the User serves marketing purposes and helps the User better acquaint themselves with the commercial offer.

  1. Data Recipients

European regulations on the protection of personal data require that data concerning residents of Europe be treated with the same care when transmitted outside the European Union. In the website and the Store, I carefully select partners who comply with the data security policy according to international standards in countries where data is adequately protected (including, among others, the Privacy Shield between the European Union and the United States, as well as the latest agreement concluded on March 25, 2022, between the EU and the US regarding privacy in the process of transferring transatlantic data: Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework).

As the administrator of personal data, I inform you that user personal data may be transferred to third countries because the Website and the Store use external service providers. Detailed information is available in the privacy policies of individual providers (appropriate links with the provider’s headquarters are included in this text).

The website and the Store carry out the provision of services with the help of external entities – website operators – such as the technical service providers listed below.

a) SalesCRM platform service provider for the operation of the store and order fulfillment (with the help of cooperating couriers): IMKER Sp. z o.o., ul. Szczebrzeska 55A, 22-400 Zamość, KRS: 0000967893, NIP: 9223072567, REGON: 521893569. Privacy Policy.

Provider of the invoicing system in the order processing process in the store: Web INnovative Software Sp. z o.o, ul. Bolesława Krzywoustego 105/21, 51-166 Wrocław, KRS: 0000342082, NIP: 8982167294, REGON: 021120771. Privacy Policy. As well as external accounting offices and tax offices – for the fulfillment of legal and tax obligations related to accounting.

Payments in the store are processed using: Autopay S.A., based in Sopot at ul. Powstańców Warszawy 6, registered with the District Court Gdańsk – Północ in Gdańsk, VIII Economic Department of the National Court Register (KRS) under the number 0000320590, with share capital of 2,205,500 PLN (fully paid up), NIP: 585-13-51-185, REGON: 191781561. Privacy Policy.

b) The service of newsletters on,, and the survey at is provided by the service operator MailerLite Limited, with registered office: Ground Floor, 71 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, D02 P593, Ireland. The data center is located in Germany. See Privacy Policy (English) and Data Management Principles (English).

The newsletter concerns services provided to you and is sent only to individuals who have confirmed their subscription.

I pay particular attention to the protection of personal data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) since May 25, 2018, due to the special category of sensitive data provided in the survey at, such as religious and philosophical beliefs.

BookTarget, as the administrator of personal data, both the MailerLite Limited technology provider, of its own free will, indirectly or directly – does not have the ability to identify the provided data with a specific individual. Only aggregate survey statistics, regarding the general user population or specific survey sections,

may be provided to interested research participants in the event of submission; also to cooperating entities; or may be presented on cooperating websites.

d) In order to provide the service on the Website, links to other cooperating websites may be included. Such websites also collect and process personal data, although they operate independently of the Website and have their own privacy policies. I carefully select reliable websites of partners.

e) Your data may be disclosed to entities or authorities authorized to do so if necessary under the law.

  1. Personal data on the Website and in the Store is collected and processed on the basis of the voluntary consent expressed by the User at the time of providing such data:

a) Placing an order in the store by pressing the „Order and Pay” button constitutes a declaration of the buyer’s intention to conclude an agreement with the seller. When placing an order, until the „Order and Pay” button is clicked, the buyer has the option to modify the personal data provided for the purchase receipt.

b) In the case of subscription, i.e., the newsletter service – user consent is expressed:

on the basis of additional and conscious confirmation of the subscription by the user (method known as „Double Opt-in,” two-factor authentication). by checking an additional checkbox in the shopping cart with the content „I consent to subscribe to the newsletter (from the book’s author).” This consent is also confirmed by providing a link redirecting to this Privacy Policy.

c) In the case of completing a survey (poll) – on the website – voluntary consent to data processing is expressed by selecting the „I consent” option in an additional window. Using dedicated text displayed in an additional window, basic information about the collection, processing, and protection of personal data is provided, along with a link redirecting to this Privacy Policy.

Please note that data of a special category provided in surveys – religious and philosophical beliefs – are subject to special protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The collection of such data is permitted, among other things, if the individual has voluntarily consented to it.

d) Personal data on the website and in the store may also be collected and processed in cases where the law allows the Data Administrator to process personal data on the basis of legal provisions.

  1. Data Storage Period

Data is stored for the period necessary to provide the service for which the User has given consent.

The User may cancel their newsletter subscription at any time and request the Data Administrator to suspend or delete their data.

  1. Rights

Any individual whose data is being processed has the right to access the data, correct it, delete it, restrict its processing, object to its processing, and file a complaint with the supervisory authority.

More details regarding the collection or processing of Personal Data can be obtained from the Data Administrator at any time.

Contact with me as the Administrator of personal data is possible electronically at the email address: In case of any doubts regarding any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy, I am at your disposal and encourage you to contact me.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Data Administrator reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page. It is recommended to check this page, paying attention to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If the User objects to any of the changes in the policy, the User should stop using the services of the Website and may request the Data Administrator to delete their Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the current Privacy Policy in effect at any given time applies to all Personal Data of Users held by the Data Administrator.

Last updated: November 11, 2023.