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  • Any personal data which appear on the visa application form, as well as fingerprints and photograph will be supplied to the relevant authorities of the Schengen Member States and processed by those authorities, for the purposes of a decision on visa application.

    Such data as well as data concerning the decision taken on application or a decision whether to annul, revoke or extend a visa issued will be entered into, and stored in the Visa Information System (VIS) for a maximum period of five years, during which it will be accessible to the visa authorities and the authorities competent for carrying out checks on visas at external borders and within the Member States, immigration and asylum authorities in the Member States  for the purposes of verifying whether the condition for the legal entry into, stay and residence on the territory of the Member States are fulfilled, of identifying persons who do not or who no longer fulfil these conditions, of examining an asylum application and of determining responsibility for such examination. Under certain conditions the data will be also available to designated authorities of the Member States and to Europol for the purpose of the prevention, detection and  investigation of terrorist offences and of other serious criminal  offences.

    The authority responsible for processing this data "Controler" is Centralny Organ Techniczny KSI, Komenda Główna Policji, Puławska 148/150, 02-624 Warszawa, POLAND.

    According to Article 15 of GDPR you have the right to obtain in any of the Member States notification of the data recorded in the VIS and of the Member State which transmitted the data, and to request that data which are inaccurate be corrected and processed unlawfully be deleted.

    More information at,The-right-of-data-subjects-to-information.html


    The national  supervisory authority Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data, 2 Stawki St., 00-193 Warsaw, POLAND, will hear claims concerning  the protection of personal data.


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