Who we are
Department “Computer systems and technology” at Faculty of Electronics and Automation, Plovdiv branch of the Technical University of Sofia.
Our website address is: https://cst.tu-plovdiv.bg.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Google Analytics to track:
- The pages you view
- Where you came from (e.g. a search engine)
- How long you spend on our website
- Your behaviour once on the site (e.g. the pages you visit)
- Your geographical location
We don’t use Google Analytics to track your personal data and any analysis we undertake using information from this service will never be used to try and identify who you are.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
- _ga: This cookie assigns a random number to identify a browsing session for the purposes of tracking website usage. It expires after 2 years.
- _gid: This cookie assigns a value to each page to assist with tracking site usage. It expires after 24 hours.
- _gat_UA_: This cookie manages page request rate. It expires after 10 minutes.
Who we share your data with
The Department of Computer Systems and Technology may disclose your Personal Data in good faith that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect the rights or property of the Technical University – Sofia, Plovdiv Branch.
- Prevent or investigate possible breaches of the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or of the public
- To protect yourself from legal liability
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How you can contact us