Privacy and cookie policy

This privacy and cookie policy explain how the Public Institution Lithuanian Organization for the Protection of Animal Rights (Viešoji įstaiga „Lietuvos gyvūnų teisių apsaugos organizacija“) legal number 302712138, located at Ežero g. 5, Velžių k., Radviliškio r., Lithuania (hereinafter – Organization) collects and uses the personal data of visitors (donors, subscribers, other natural persons) to the website gyvunuapsauga.lt (hereinafter – the Website). Additional information on the processing of personal data may be provided in the agreements and other related documents.

Personal data collected and used by the Organization shall be processed by the employees of the Organization, accounting or other financial services providers to the Organization under service contracts, taking into account the legitimate basis and purpose of the data processing.

Basis for Handling Personal Data

Personal data are handled under the following legal basis:

• Upon your consent that your personal data are handled for one or several specific purposes;
• The data must be handled in order to fulfill the obligations to visitors;
• The data must be handled in order to fulfill the legal obligations that apply to the Organization;
• The data must be handled in the legal interests of the Organization.

Handling Personal Data for Purposes Related to the Provision of Obligations

The Organization handles the following personal data in order to fulfill the obligations concluded with you:

  • Data that directly identifies the person: full name, date of birth, personal number, another personal identification number;
  • contact data: domicile or location address, email address, telephone number;
  • financial data about donations provided and its frequency;
  • data that has been made publicly available.

The basis for handling legal data:

  • includes efforts to conclude and perform the obligations where you are one of the parties;
  • consent for data handling expressed with your actions – data transfer;
  • obligations that apply to the Organization; all the professional rights and obligations;
  • measures to protect ourselves from any claims and implement our rights.

Usage of Cookie on this Website

Cookies are a small text document with a unique identification number that is sent to a visitor’s internet browser and stored in your equipment (personal computer, tablet, mobile phone). We use cookies in order to get information on how you use our Website. In general, the information does not contain any data that would allow us to identify you as a natural person.

The table below displays the main cookies used on the Website:

NamePurposeUsage duration
cookie_notice_accepted_gyvunuapsaugaAgreement to accept the cookies set. Remembers your cookies selections (spares the need to ask again)2 months
_ga„Google Analytics“: for distinguishing between the users. User ID.2 years
_gid„Google Analytics“: For distinguishing between the users. Randomly generated ID.24 hours
_gatUsed to limit the number of outbound requests.1 min.

The data are handled on the basis of your consent. The usage of cookies can be controlled by making changes in the browser settings.

Handling Personal Data for Other Purposes

Organizations handles personal data for other legal purposes:

  • for the purposes of handling bookkeeping settlement and payment documents, complying with the accounting regulation, other obligations applicable to the Organization to the extent it is necessary for legal purposes;
  • for the purposes of concluded contracts that are not connected with the provision of obligations to the users; personal data of the contracts are handled for the purposes of proper implementation of the respective obligations;
  • for the purposes of conclusion, implementation of employment or alike contracts, proper accounting.

Data Handling Terms

We handle your personal data within the scope of the data collection purposes. The personal data obtained will be stored according to legal acts valid in the Republic of Lithuania, and regulations applied for the practice of advocacy in Lithuania. Your personal data are not stored or handled for longer than necessary for implementation of the data handling purposes above. Your Personal Data could be stored for longer when it is necessary for us to protect ourselves from any claims and fulfil our rights, as well as in other cases provided for by the legal acts.

Data Transfer to Third Persons

The Organization may transfer your personal data to state recipients for the purposes of fulfilling its obligations.

Your Rights as a Data Subject

The right to get acquainted with the data. You have the right to get acquainted with your data handled by the Organization and information on the data handling purposes, respective categories of personal data, data recipients, data storage period, and criteria to define this period.

The right to claim for correction of the data. You have the right to claim that the Organization correct any inaccurate personal data related to you and according to the data handling purposes, you have the right to demand for incomprehensive personal data to be complemented.

The right to claim for deletion of the data. You have the right to claim that the Organization delete the personal data related to you in one of the following cases: the personal data are no longer needed to pursue the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise handled; you have revoked the consent for data handling and there is no other legal basis to handle the data; the personal data are handled illegally, the personal data have to be deleted in compliance with the legal obligations set by the laws of the European Union or the Republic of Lithuania.

The right to limit the data handling. You have the right to claim that the Organization limit the data handling in one of the following cases: you dispute the accuracy of the data for the period during which the Organization may check the accuracy of your personal data; your personal data handling is illegal and you do not agree to delete the data and, instead, request to limit the data usage; the Organization does not need the personal data anymore for data handling purposes, but they are required by you in order to make, implement or protect any legal claims or you do not object to the data handling till it is verified whether the legal reasons of the Organization prevail against your own.

TThe right to disagree. You have the right to disagree at any time to having your personal data handled due to the reasons related to you in the cases when the handling of the data needs your consent for one or several specific purposes or in cases when the data must be handled in the pursuit of the legal interests of the Organization or a third party but such interests or main rights and liberties that require protection of the personal data prevail against the latter. The Organization no longer handles the personal data unless the Organization proves that the data have been handled for convincing legal reasons that prevail against your data subject’s interests, rights and liberties or in order to make, implement or protect legal claims.

The right to data transfer. If your Personal Data are handled with automated means or upon your consent or following the mutual contractual relationship, you have the right to get all the personal data related to you that you have given to Organization in a systemised, usual and computer readable format, and request to transfer such data to another data controller provided it is technically feasible.

The right to make a complaint to the supervising institution. If you think that your personal data are being handled illegally or your rights in respect of the data handling are infringed, you are entitled to apply to the State Data Protection Inspectorate, contacts on the website: https://vdai.lrv.lt/ , and make a complaint thereof.

If you have complaints or questions on how we handle your personal data, please feel free to contact us at any time by email to: info@gyvunuapsauga.lt or telephone +370 612 345 67.

Privacy policy renewal date: 09/28/2020