Cookies Policy

The website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent by our web server to your browser, and may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. When your browser reconnects with our website, our web server recognizes the type of device that you are using. The information stored on the cookies can only be retrieved by the web server that sent them. Cookies make it easier to use previously-visited websites.
Cookies collect such information as IP address, browser, language, operating system, internet service provider, date, time, location, and information provided to the website by filling out a contact form.

Cookies identify the user, making it possible to customize our web page content according to the user’s preferences and to display advertising more relevant to the user. We use cookies to guarantee the best browsing experience on our website. The data obtained are used internally by the Wawel Royal Castle – State Art Collection in order to optimize online and mobile experiences.

Our website uses the following types of cookies:

a) ‘Strictly necessary cookies’ are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that are used for authentication purposes for services that require authentication on our site;

b) Cookies that are used for security purposes, for example to detect authentication abuses (i.e. robots);

c) ‘Performance cookies’ that collect information about how users use and navigate the website;

d) ‘Functional cookies’ that ‘remember’ the user’s settings and personalization of the interface, for example, choice of language or region, font size, website appearance, etc.

e) ‘Advertising cookies’ are used to make the advertising displayed on the site more relevant to individual users.

Managing Cookies

The user always has the option to disable or enable cookies by changing browser settings. For instructions on how to manage cookies, please visit

The Facebook plugin

Our website contains a plugin for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook plugin on our site is marked with the Facebook logo. This plugin will directly connect you to our profile on the Facebook server. Facebook can then obtain information that you have visited our website from your IP address. If you visit our website while logged in to your Facebook profile, Facebook will register information about the visit. Even if you are not logged in, Facebook is able to obtain information about your IP address.

We would like to emphasize that Facebook does not provide us with information about the collected data and how it is used. The purpose and scope of the data collected by Facebook are unknown to us. For additional information on privacy on Facebook, we suggest contacting Facebook directly or reading their privacy policy at:

If you do not want Facebook to obtain information about your visits to our pages, we advise you to log out of your Facebook account before accessing our website.