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Privacy policy

General provisions

We respect an individual's right to privacy and will make every reasonable effort to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data and other information processed on this website.

By visiting this website and/or using the information and/or services contained therein, you acknowledge and confirm that you have read and understood this privacy policy. We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at our sole discretion, so please ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version of the privacy policy that will apply each time you visit this website. This version of the privacy policy was updated on 12/10/2015.

Processing of personal data

Some of the data on this website, which we receive directly from you and/or from public data files, can be considered personal data, therefore we will process this data in accordance with the requirements of the laws and other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania and these privacy provisions.

We may use cookies on this website. Cookies are small files sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are transferred to your computer the first time you visit this website. Later, cookies are used to identify your computer and facilitate your access to this website or the information it contains. Most web browsers accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. In this case, some functions may not work.

Like many website operators, we monitor the traffic of this website and collect information about how many visitors have visited it, what is the name of the server area (domain) of the Internet service provider of the visitors, etc. Such information is collected automatically during a visit to the website. It helps us to understand how visitors use the website and enables us to improve our services.

All of the aforementioned information, which constitutes your personal data, will not be transferred to any third parties without your consent, unless otherwise required by applicable laws or necessary for the purpose of providing services. If necessary, we reserve the right to hire other individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf at our discretion. In order for such persons to be able to perform the assigned functions, some of your information may become available to them. However, the aforementioned persons will not be able to use such information for any other purposes, except as necessary to perform the functions assigned to them.

The controller of the personal data processed on this website is Vilnius Ethnic Culture Center, Municipal Budget Office, company code 188208831, registered office address Pamėnkalnio st. 34, Vilnius, website address

How do we use cookies?

The website uses Google Analytics - Google, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Google) provides a web analysis service that helps analyze how this website is used. Google Analytics uses cookies for this purpose.

The information received by the cookie about the use of the website - standard web log information (including your IP address) and anonymous information about the visitor's behavior - is transmitted to Google and stored by Google also on servers in the USA. Before sending your IP address to Google, the website anonymizes it.

Under Google's Privacy Shield certification process, Google declares that it complies with the requirements of the EU and US Privacy Shield framework. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties when required by law or when those third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

According to the Google Analytics Terms of Service, Google will not associate the IP address of the data subject with any other data held by Google.

If you want to opt out of Google Analytics cookies, download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You can do this by opening this link:

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Extension

Cookies are also used in the comment module as a security mechanism, and to record your vote in the polls we publish.


Access, correction and objection to personal data

The subject of personal data has the right to demand that we correct any inaccuracies in his personal data free of charge. Also, the subject of personal data has the right not to consent to the processing of his personal data and to their disclosure to third parties, except if it is necessary to provide the services indicated on the website.

Requests for access, corrections and objections can be sent by email to Please clearly state your full name and username in the application.

Third Party Websites

We are not responsible for ensuring your privacy on third-party websites, even in cases where you access third-party websites using links on this website. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy terms of each website not owned by us.

Ensuring information security

Our goal is to ensure the highest possible security of all information received from you and from public data files. We use various administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect this information from unauthorized access, use, copying or disclosure.

Final Provisions

The law of the Republic of Lithuania applies to these privacy provisions. All disputes arising from these privacy provisions will be resolved through negotiations, and if they fail, in the courts of the Republic of Lithuania. In these privacy provisions are references to Vilnius Ethnic Culture Center and authorized persons.

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