Protection of Personal Data

Who is the data controller?

Personal data controller at webpage is Mendel University in Brno, with its registered office a Zemědělská 1, 613 00 Brno, Czech Republic (hereinafter “Controller“).

How can you contact us?

In case you have any questions, please contact us via tel.: +420 545 135 220 or e-mail:

When do we process your personal data?

We process the personal data when you submit a contact form or post a comment in accordance with the Regulation (EU) of the European Parliament and of the Council no. 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/49/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter “Regulation“).

When a contact form is submitted, we process the following data:

  • E-mail address
  • Name and surname
  • Text of the message

It is necessary to process the personal data for subsequent communication and for answering the query you have made. This processing is in compliance with Article 6 paragraph 1 point b of the Regulation.

We process these personal data for subsequent reaction to your comment. This processing is in compliance with Article 6 paragraph 1 point f of the Regulation.

What are your rights?

Please, note that according to the Act on the protection of personal data, you have right to:

  • ask us for information about how we process the personal data, eventually to request a copy of these personal data,
  • request an explanation regarding the personal data processing,
  • request access to these data and rectification of incomplete, inaccurate or outdated data,
  • request the erasure of these personal data – this erasure, however, will result in termination of contract negotiations and it will be carried out only unless the interests of the joint controllers outweigh your privacy,
  • in case of doubt about the compliance with the personal data processing requirements, contact us or the Office for Personal Data Protection, eventually the court.

Use of cookies

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files created by the web server and stored in your computer by the browser. When you later return to the same website, the browser sends stored cookie back to the server and this way, the server receives all the information which is stored in your computer before. The vast majority of websites use cookies for their operation.

The types of cookies

Cookies can be divided according to who is placing them to your web, i.e. into

  1. First party cookies – these cookies are restricted to the domain of the web you are browsing. These cookies are considered safer.
  2. Third party cookies – they are set using a script from another domain. The user, therefore, can be tracked across domains. They are often used to evaluate the effectiveness of the advertising channels.

According to the durability, the cookies can be divided into:

  1. Session cookies – they are deleted from your computer after you close the browser.
  2. Persistent cookies – after you close the browser, they remain in the computer. They expire after a specific length of time (this depends on your browser settings and the cookie settings). They can also be deleted manually.

According to their purpose, cookies can be divided into:

  1. Technical – they are essential for the correct functioning of the website (e.g. to log in) or web page (e.g. to play the videos, share content etc.)
  2. Analytical – they are used for collecting non-anonymous data about user behaviour. Based on this, we can modify the website to make it more user-friendly.
  3. Remarketing – they are used to target advertisement at the users who have already visited our website.
  4. Conversion – they enable us to measure the effectiveness of our campaigns.

What do we use cookies for

On our website, we use the following cookies:

  • Technical – first party, short-term. They are essential for basic functionality of the website, i.e. log in, functions use etc.
  • Google Analytics – first party, long-term. They are used for generating anonymous statistics of the use of the website.
  • Hotjar – first party, long-term.
  • Smartsupp – first party, short-term, long-term.

Our cookies never contain sensitive or personal data. The cookies can contain the ID of the user; however, this does not enable the third party to identify a particular person.

How can you manage cookies


You can delete cookies in your browser – usually, you find the option in the browsing “History“.


Browsers enable to block saving cookies in your computer. In that case, the functionality of the website will be restricted. You can find information about the saving of cookie files in your computer on the web pages of the particular browser provider:

In case you are interested in further information about cookies and their use, see

This website uses Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics service uses cookies. Information about your use of the website along with the cookie file content is transmitted to Google‘s servers in the USA and stored there. Google uses the data for the purposes of evaluating the use of the web page and reporting of these activities for its operators and for providing other services related to the website activities and internet use in general. Google may also provide these data to third parties, if required by law or if these third parties will process these data for Google.

Google Analytics service is enhanced by the related advertising features provided by Google, namely:

  • display reports on the Google Display Network,
  • remarketing (displaying ads on the content network based on viewed products),
  • extended demographics (reporting of anonymous demographic data),
  • User ID – Google Analytics function which enables measuring and analysing of user behaviour across devices. As a User ID, we use a string of numbers or letters; we never use personal data that would allow third parties to identify a particular person.

To learn more about the processing and usage of data see Google Terms of Service .

How to opt out from the Google Analytics tracking

If you don‘t want to provide Google Analytics with anonymous data about the use of the website, you can use plugin provided by Google. After installed and activated in your browser, the data will not be further collected.

In Brno on 18th December 2018