Personal Data Processing Policy

1. General Provisions

This Personal Data Processing Policy has been drawn up in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Law as of July 27, 2006. No. 152-FZ “On Personal Data” and defines the procedure for processing of personal data and measures to ensure the security of personal data taken by the Russian Ecological Society (hereinafter referred to as the Operator).

1.1. Observation of the human and citizen’s rights and freedoms while processing his personal data, including protection of privacy, personal and family secret rights is the most significant goal of the Operator and condition for its conducting business.

1.2. This Personal Data Processing Policy (hereinafter referred to as the Policy) of the Operator is applied to all information that can be received by the Operator on the users of website

2. Basic concepts used in the Policy

2.1. Automated processing of personal data – processing of personal data using computer equipment;

2.2. Blocking of personal data – temporary suspension of the processing of personal data (except in cases where processing is necessary to clarify personal data);

2.3. Website – a set of graphic and information materials, as well as programs for computers and databases, ensuring their availability on the Internet at the network address;

2.4. Personal data information system – a set of personal data contained in databases, and information technologies and technical means ensuring their processing;

2.5. Depersonalization of personal data – actions as a result of which it is impossible to determine, without the use of additional information, the belonging of personal data to a specific User or other subject of personal data;

2.6. Processing of personal data – any action (operation) or a set of actions (operations) taken using automation means or without using such means with personal data, including collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (update, change), retrieval, use, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, blocking, deletion, deletion of personal data;

2.7. Operator – a government body, municipal body, legal entity or individual person independently or jointly with other persons arranging and (or) carrying out the processing of personal data, as well as determining the purposes of processing personal data, composition of personal data to be processed, actions (operations) taken with personal data;

2.8. Personal data – any information belonging directly or indirectly to the defined or being defined User of the website;

2.9. User – any User of the website;

2.10. Provision of personal data – actions aimed at disclosing personal data to a definite person or a definite circle of persons;

2.11. Dissemination of personal data – any actions aimed at disclosing personal data to an indefinite circle of persons (transfer of personal data) or at acquaintance with the personal data of an unlimited number of persons, including disclosure of personal data in the media, posting in information and telecommunication networks or providing access to personal data in any other way;

2.12. Cross-border transfer of personal data – transfer of personal data to the territory of a foreign state to the government authority of a foreign state, to a foreign individual person or foreign legal entity;

2.13. Deletion of personal data – any actions as a result of which personal data are deleted irrevocably with the impossibility of further recovery of the content of personal data in the information system of personal data and (or) material carriers of personal data are destroyed.

3. The Operator can process the following User’s personal data:

3.1. Surname, name, patronymic;

3.2. E-mail;

3.3. Phone numbers;

3.4. The site also collects and processes anonymized data about visitors (including cookies) using Internet statistics services (Yandex Metrica and Google Analytics and others).

3.5. The above mentioned data hereinafter are referred to by the general concept of Personal data.

4. Purposes of processing of personal data

4.1. Purpose of processing the User’s personal data is to inform the User by sending e-mails.

4.2. Also, the Operator is entitled to send the User notifications about new products and services, special offers and various events. The user can always refuse to receive informational messages by sending the Operator a letter to e-mail [email protected] marked as “Refusal of notifications about new products and services and special offers”.

4.3. Anonymized data of the User collected with Internet statistics services are used to accumulate information about the Users’ actions on the website, improve the quality of the website and its content.

5. Legal basis for processing of personal data

5.1. The Operator processes the User’s personal data only if the User fills in and/or sends it independently through special forms located on the website By filling out the appropriate forms and/or sending his personal data to the Operator, the User agrees with this Policy.

5.2. The Operator processes anonymized data about the User if it is allowed in the settings of the User’s browser (saving of cookies and usage of JavaScript technology are enabled).

6. Procedure for collection, storage, transfer and other types of processing of personal data

The security of personal data processed by the Operator is ensured by taking legal, organizational and technical measures necessary to fully comply with the requirements of the current legislation in the area of personal data protection.

6.1. The Operator ensures the safety of personal data and takes all possible measures to exclude access to personal data of unauthorized persons.

6.2. The User’s personal data will never, under any circumstances, be transferred to third parties, except in cases related to the application of the current legislation.

6.3. If inaccuracies in personal data are revealed, the User can update them independently by sending a notification to the Operator’s e-mail [email protected] marked as “Updating personal data”.

6.4. The period for processing personal data is unlimited. The User can at any time revoke his consent to the processing of personal data by sending a notification to the Operator’s e-mail [email protected] marked as “Withdrawal of consent to the processing of personal data”.

7. Cross-border transfer of personal data

7.1. Before starting cross-border transfer of personal data, the Operator shall make sure that the foreign state, to whose territory it is supposed to transfer personal data, provides reliable protection of the rights of personal data entities.

7.2. Cross-border transfer of personal data on the territory of foreign states that do not meet the above requirements can be carried out only if there is consent of the personal data entity in writing to the cross-border transfer of his personal data and/or execution of the agreement to which the personal data entity is a party.

8. Final provisions

8.1. The user can receive any clarifications on specific issues regarding the processing of his personal data by contacting the Operator via e-mail [email protected].

8.2. This document will reflect any changes in the personal data processing policy by the Operator. The policy is valid indefinitely until it is replaced by a new version.

8.3. The current version of the Policy is freely available on the Internet at