Privacy policy

VSquare is a project led by the Reporters Foundation.

The Reporters Foundation pays special attention to respecting the privacy of users visiting the website. The following text defines the rules of using our website and its privacy policy.

What data do we collect?

Data collected automatically

During your visit to our websites, anonymous data about your visit is automatically collected, e.g. your IP address, domain name, browser type, operating system type, etc.

Data collected when you contact us

When you contact us by e-mail or telephone, you provide us with your personal data, e.g. name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, etc.

Data collected when subscribing to the VSquare newsletter

When registering to the newsletter subscription, we will ask you for your e-mail address. We use an external service Mailchimp to handle the newsletter, information on how the data is processed by this service can be found in Mailchimp’s legal policies.

How do we use your data?

Data collected automatically can be used to analyze user behaviour on our websites and to collect demographic data.

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we will use your e-mail address to send you messages. Each newsletter you receive from us will have an option to unsubscribe.

The data collected during the correspondence between you and us will be used only to answer your inquiries.

In the event of an inspection from the Office for Personal Data Protection, your data may be made available to employees of the Office in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act.

In the event of a violation of the rules of using our website, violation of the law, or when it will be required by law, we may disclose your data to authorities.

How will we contact you?

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, you will receive e-mails from us.

If you have contacted us, you can receive a reply from us by e-mail or in any other way indicated by you.

How can you inform us about the change of data?

If you want to unsubscribe from the newsletter, you can use the unsubscribe option in the footer of each message you receive. In the matter of changing the address to which notifications are sent, you can contact the website editorial staff by sending a message to the following address:

The use of “cookies”

Our websites use cookies, the so-called “cookies”. With their help, anonymous website usage statistics are created. They are also used to remember user preferences. The cookies used do not contain any personal data.

Site statistics

The website collects anonymous data on visited pages. These data are used only for statistical analysis of traffic on websites, e.g. to determine the popularity of individual parts of websites. In addition to our own statistics, we use the “Universal Analytics” service – collecting anonymous information about visited pages of our websites. Detailed rules regarding the privacy policy of “Universal Analytics”, including information on how to block data collection, can be found on the website: Security and privacy in Universal Analytics.

Share functions

Share functions allow you to send information about our articles and pages to Facebook and Twitter social networks. They operate on the basis of services provided by the administrators of these websites. Detailed rules regarding the privacy policy of these services can be found on the websites:

Facebook privacy settings
Twitter privacy settings

How do we secure your personal data?

When you provide us with your personal data, communication between your computer and our servers is encrypted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol. In addition, our databases are protected against access by third parties.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change the above privacy policy by publishing a new privacy policy on this website.


Institution collecting data: Reporters Foundation, Warsaw at 20 Narbutta Street, KRS: 0000367130, NIP: 7010266708.

If you have additional questions regarding privacy, please contact the editors of the website