Sofia Flight Training


Privacy and cookies policy

Privacy notice on the website

1. General

This website (“Website”) is owned and managed by “Institute of Air Transport” LTD (“Controller”).

With the following Privacy notice we would like to inform what information we are collecting on the Website and how do we use it. This privacy notice refers only to the information collected through this Website.

The current privacy notice is based on the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 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 95/46/EC (“Regulation (EU) 2016/679”).

We process personal data because of one of the following reasons: (i) because we are obliged to do so in accordance with the applicable laws; (ii) because the data is needed for the completion of contracts; (iii) because such information is especially important for us and we have acquitted legitimate interest; or (iv) when it is necessary to preserve the health and life of an individual. In case that none of the above reasons to collect and use your personal data apply, the decision to provide us your personal data is voluntary, when using our Website. If you do not provide us with your data, under certain circumstances we may not be able to fulfil our obligations.

The Controller is going to process the provided by you information in a way, that is compatible with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679

Within “Institute of Air Transport” LTD, following with the principle “need to know”, only limited number of employers have access to your personal data. Those employers have an obligation to protect the privacy regarding the personal data. The Controller applies procedures and technologies to protect the personal data, which you provide us, from an unauthorized access, use, disclosure, change or erasure in compliance with the applicable laws.

We intend to keep your personal data only as much as needed in compliance with the applicable laws, not longer than needed for accomplishing the purposes listed in the following rules and/or in compliance with the requirements of the applicable laws.

2. Opening the Website

Processing of data by the Controller essentially consists mainly in this:

By opening the Website, between your device and the server, on which the Website is hosted, different information is being exchanged. This might also be about personal data. The received information can be used to optimize the Website.

The purpose of processing data:

By opening the Website from the browser, which is installed on your device, automatically and without any action on your side, the Website server receives:

and is temporally stored in the so-called Log File for the following purposes:

3. Contact application/ e-mail contact

In case you have chosen to fill in the application for inquiry on our Website, it is required to submit some personal data, like name(s), nationality, phone number, e-mail, date of birth and other personal information according to the specificity of the inquiry, which data we treat as confidential.

Purposes of processing the data:

The collected information is processed by “Institute of Air Transport” LTD, solely for the purpose of processing your inquiry. When filling in the application, we ask you not to put in the empty fields specific names or other similar information which would allow an identification of other individuals to be made.

You are not obliged and we do not ask of you to provide us your personal data in order to look at our Website or to access the majority of its content.

4. Online presence and website optimization

4.1 „Cookies”

“Cookies” are short text files or small packages of information, which are stored through the internet browser on your end device (computer, tablet, laptop or mobile phone), when you visit different websites and web pages in the internet. The main goal of the “cookies” is to make the user more recognizable when he comes back to the website. Some cookies also have more specific application, like for example to remember the user’s behaviour on the website and subsequently to facilitate the user when he uses the website. More information about the functionality of the cookies you can find on the internet.

Purposes of processing data:

We use cookies on our Website mainly to ease its usability, improve its work and store information about the user’s behaviour. With this process, no personal data is being stored, other than the IP address, i.e. through the “cookies” on our Website we cannot identify you as a person. The collected through “cookies” information is usually used in a generalized way in order to analyse the user’s behaviour on the Website, which allows us to improve the functionality of the Website.

For example, we use the so-called session cookies, to find out that you have already visited certain pages on our Website. Those cookies are automatically erased when you leave our Website. Moreover, we use temporary cookies, which are saved by your terminal device for a certain period of time. On the other hand, we use cookies to analyse the use of our Website from a statistical point of view in order to optimize our Website. Those cookies give us the possibility to automatically recognize you when you visit our Website again. The cookies are automatically erased when a certain period of time passes. Most browsers accept the cookies automatically. You however can re-configure your browser so that it does not save cookies on your computer or when a new cookie is created a new indication to appear. The full deactivation of the cookies however can lead to some of the functions on our Website to not work.

4.2 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics – a web analytical service, provided by Google Inc. adapted to our needs to organise and constantly to optimize our Website. Pseudonymised users profiles are created and cookies being are used. The cookie creates the following information for the use of our Website:

Purposes of processing the data:

That information is used, in order an account on the use of our Website to be made. The IP addresses are anonymized, so that the connecting with a particular person to be impossible. You can prevent the installing of the cookies through the particular settings of the software on your browser. Additional information about the protection of the data in connection with Google Analytics you can find on the Google Analytics website.

5. Your rights as a subject of data

•      To withdraw the consent your personal data to be processed;

•      The right to access your personal data;

•      The right to rectification of incorrect personal data;

•      The right to object to your personal data being processed;

•      The right to erasure of your personal data;

•      The right to restriction of processing of your personal data;

•      The right to receive your personal data, which you have provided us and use it again by transferring it to another controller;

To exercise any of the above-mentioned rights, you shall comply with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and to send a written request to the Controller.

6. Controller and Data protection officer

The following provisions about the protection of personal data apply for the processing of data from “Institute of Air Transport” LTD, 1540 “Brussels” №1 Blvd. for the website You can contact the data protection officer of “Institute of Air Transport” LTD at the above-mentioned address or at the following e-mail address

  1. Commission for Personal Data protection

Address: “Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov” №2 Bvd., 1592 Sofia, Bulgaria