Data protection

Vilnius Business College (VBC) protecting the privacy of all individuals when processing personal data. VBC processes personal data in accordance with the 2016 April 27 Requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter – BDAR) and applicable national law.

Documents

This legislation sets out how Vilnius Business College handles your Personal Data, the rights and obligations of both parties. The VBC has a data protection officer who helps to ensure the compliance of data processing with the requirements set by the BDAR.

Email: dap@vvk.lt

 VILNIUS BUSINESS COLLEGE

INTERNET WEBSITE

PRIVACY POLICY

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Vilnius Business College (hereinafter referred to as the College) respects your right to privacy and the protection of personal data.

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as the Privacy Policy) stipulates the conditions for the processing of personal data by individuals using the website www.kolegija.lt (hereinafter referred to as the website) operated by the College and for the processing of personal data carried out on this website. The terms of this Privacy Policy apply each time when accessing the content and / or service irrespective of the device used (computer, mobile phone, tablet, TV, etc.).

Vilnius Business College aims to ensure the transparency and fairness of the processing of personal data, so it is crucial that you read the Privacy Policy carefully and understand how and why personal data is processed.

The controller of personal data is Vilnius Business College, legal entity code 191807983, operating at Kalvarijų str. 129-401, e-mail info@kolegija.lt.

We confirm that the data is processed in accordance with the regulations in force since April 27, 2016, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and whereby the Directive 95/46 / EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter referred to as Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is repealed, the requirements of the Law on the Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania, the Law on Electronic Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, other legal acts and instructions of controlling institutions.

When processing personal data, we implement the necessary organizational and technical security measures for the protection of personal data in order to protect it from accidental or unlawful disclosure, alteration, destruction or other unlawful processing.

Terms used in the Privacy Policy shall be defined as in Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

 

WHERE WE GET YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM

The College processes the personal data that you provide directly by visiting the College’s website www.kolegija.lt.

FOR WHAT PURPOSE, WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS AND THE LEGAL BASIS FOR THAT

In order to be able to respond to your requests, examine the complaints or claims received, the College processes the data of the persons who have submitted the requests, complaints, claims (name, surname, address, telephone number, e-mail address, complaint, application content, application examination data, other necessary data). Personal data shall be processed with the consent of the individual and in the legitimate interest of the College to properly examine the questions submitted and to have evidence of the decisions taken, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. 1 d. a, f points.

In order to be able to offer its services, inform about the news, ask for your opinion about the services provided, etc., the College processes the data (e-mail address) of the persons who have subscribed to the newsletters for the purpose of sending newsletters and administering their subscription. Personal data shall be processed with the consent of the subscribers to the newsletter in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. 1 d. a point.

The College may also process personal data for other purposes to the extent necessary for the lawful pursuit of its activities, to comply with legal requirements, to defend itself against claims, lawsuits and to protect its legitimate interests. Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the conditions referred to in Part 1 of Article 6 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

TO WHOM WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

We undertake not to transfer your personal data to any unrelated third parties, except in the following cases:

  • if you consent to the disclosure of personal data;
  • when providing services – if necessary, we will provide our partners only with as much of your personal information as is necessary to perform a specific service. You will be notified of the transfer of your personal data to third parties before the transfer takes place;
  • for law enforcement institutions in accordance with the procedure stipulated in the legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.

HOW LONG WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The College shall protect personal data only to the extent necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed or to the extent required by law.Personal data shall be stored in accordance with the following deadlines:

  •  for the purpose of examining applications, complaints, claims – 1 year after the final decision is made;               for the purpose of sending newsletters and administering their subscription – 3 years;
  • in order to defend against claims, lawsuits and to protect its legitimate interests – limitations for the claim are stipulated in limitations statute;
  • at the end of the specified data storing periods, personal data shall be destroyed in such a way that it cannot be recovered.

 

HOW WE ENSURE THE SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

Personal data is protected against loss, unauthorized use and alteration. We have implemented technical and organizational measures in order to protect personal data and all information you provide to us. Please note that while we take reasonable steps to protect your information, no website, online operation, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE AND HOW YOU CAN EXERCISE THEM

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 confers a number of rights on data subjects. As data subjects, you have the following rights: 1) to be aware of the processing of your personal data;2) to get acquainted with your personal data and receive a copy thereof;3) to require the correction or complement of inaccurate or incomplete personal data;4) to require restrictions on the processing of personal data;5) to demand the deletion of personal data;6) when the processing of personal data is based on consent, to revoke the consent given to the processing of personal data;7) when the processing of personal data is based on the legitimate interests of the College, not to consent to the processing of personal data;8) where the processing of personal data is based on consent and the conclusion and execution of a contract, the right to the portability of personal data;9) to appeal against the actions or omissions of the College to the supervisory authority – the State Data Protection Inspectorate. In order to exercise the above rights with respect to the processing of personal data described in this Privacy Policy, you must contact the College by submitting a written request in a recommended form or a free-form request approved by the College and confirming your identity.

Please indicate in the application which of the above rights and to what extent you wish to exercise.

You can verify your identity in the following ways:

1)      by submitting the application in person, submitting an identity document;

2)      by submitting a request by post, submitting a copy of an identity document certified by a notary or a copy of this document certified in accordance with another procedure established by legal acts;3)      by submitting the application electronically, signing it with a qualified electronic signature or forming it by electronic means that allow to ensure the integrity and irreplaceability of the text or otherwise enabling verification of the identity of the data subject.

The requirement to verify identity will not apply if you request information on the processing of personal data in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

In the event of doubt as to your identity or if the College is unable to establish your identity on the basis of the information provided in the application, the College may request additional information necessary to unambiguously establish your identity.

In any case, no later than one month from the date of receipt of the request, the College will provide you with information on the action taken on your request. In the event of a complex or multiple application, this time limit may be extended by further two months, if necessary, depending on the complexity and the number of the applications. In any case, within one month of receipt of the request, the College shall notify such extension and state the reasons therefor.

Please note that the rights of data subjects are exercised under the conditions and to the extent stipulated in Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Therefore, if your request does not meet the above conditions, it may not be implemented.

If the College decides not to execute the request, it will inform you immediately, but no later than within one month from the date of receipt of the request, and you will be able to appeal against this decision to the State Data Protection Inspectorate and use other right protection remedies available. In all cases, please contact us before making a complaint so as to find the most appropriate solution together.

THIRD PARTY SITES, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ON OUR WEBSITE

The website may contain banners from the College’s partners, other third parties, and links to their websites and services. Please note that in such a case, the College is not responsible for the content of such websites or their privacy practices. Therefore, if clicking on a link from the College’s website takes you to other websites, you should consider their Privacy Policy separately.

WHY AND WHAT COOKIES WE USE

When you visit a website, we want to provide you with content and features tailored to your needs. This requires cookies. Cookies are text files stored on your terminal device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) as a visitor to the website and which help to identify the website visitor and store information about browsing the website and customizing the content properly. Cookies also help to ensure smooth operation of the website, allow to monitor the duration and frequency of website visits and collect statistics about the number of visitors to the website. By analyzing this data, we can improve our site and make it more user-friendly.

The first time you visit a website, the cookies are transferred to the website visitor’s terminal device and are then used to identify that device. This is a common web browsing practice that makes it easier to browse a webpage you’ve already visited and simplifies access to published information. The Website uses technical cookies that are necessary to provide certain services on the website and to browse and use the features of the website.

The Website uses statistical cookies, the information obtained from which is used to improve the website’s functionality and the use of the website. This site uses “Google Analytics” – Google, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”) that provides a web analytics service that helps one analyze how one’s site is used. Google Analytics uses cookies for this purpose. The information we receive about your use of the website – standard log information (including your IP address) and anonymous information about visitor behavior – is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Before sending a website visitor’s IP address to Google, the website makes it anonymous. To opt out of the Google Analytics cookies, you need to download and install the Opt-out Browser Add-on. This can be done by opening the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Cookies used on the College’s website:

 

The name of the cookie The category of the cookie Description Validity of the cookie
consent-is Required cookie The cookie is used to store the user’s cookie bar preferences 3 months
pll_language Technical cookie The cookie is used to store the language used on the website. 1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 6 months
LOGIN_INFO Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 2 years
PREF Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 2 years
YSC Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. Until the page is closed
GPS Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 30 minutes
_gid Analytical cookie „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users 1 day
CONSENT Analytical cookie This cookie is used to store a user’s usage profile. 2 years
APISID Analytical cookie Helps to select and offer advertising targeted to the user. 2 years 2 months
HSID Analytical cookie Creates a user usage profile. 2 years 2 months
NID Analytical cookie „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users 6 months
SAPISID Analytical cookie Shows relevant ads based on the user profile one has created. 2 years 2 months
SID Analytical cookie A cookie is used to manage user sessions. 2 years
SSID Analytical cookie Creates and saves a user usage profile. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-1PAPISID Analytical cookie Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-1PSID Analytical cookie Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years
__Secure-3PAPISID Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-3PSID Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads by redirecting them back 2 years
IDE Google double-click service cookies. Designed to show the user relevant ads on other Google services like YouTube, Google Search. Personalizes the ads shown to the user across all the devices they use. 1 year
OTZ Used to track web traffic information 1 month
SIDCC Stores information about what ads the user has already seen. 1 year
__Secure-3PSIDCC These cookies are used to provide ads that are more relevant to you and your interests 1 year
_gat_gtag_UA_39978588_1 „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users Until the page is closed

When a browser is used to access content provided by the College, the browser can be configured to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is downloaded. Each browser is different, so if you don’t know how to change your cookie settings, check its Help menu. The operating system of the device you are using may have additional cookie controls. If you do not want information to be collected through cookies, use the simple procedure available in most browsers to allow you to opt out of the use of cookies. To learn more about managing cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.However, please note that in some cases, deleting your cookies may slow down your internet browsing experience, restrict the use of certain features of the website, or block access to the website.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about the information contained in this Privacy Policy or would like to exercise your rights as a data subject, please contact the College in any way convenient for you:

  • mail: Kalvarijų g. 129-401, Vilnius;
  • email: info@kolegija.lt.

The College reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy in whole or in part, but in any case any changes will be posted on the website.

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The last review of this Privacy Policy was made on 24/05/2022

 

WHY AND WHAT COOKIES WE USE

When you visit a website, we want to provide you with content and features tailored to your needs. This requires cookies. Cookies are text files stored on your terminal device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) as a visitor to the website and which help to identify the website visitor and store information about browsing the website and customizing the content properly. Cookies also help to ensure smooth operation of the website, allow to monitor the duration and frequency of website visits and collect statistics about the number of visitors to the website. By analyzing this data, we can improve our site and make it more user-friendly.

The first time you visit a website, the cookies are transferred to the website visitor’s terminal device and are then used to identify that device. This is a common web browsing practice that makes it easier to browse a webpage you’ve already visited and simplifies access to published information. The Website uses technical cookies that are necessary to provide certain services on the website and to browse and use the features of the website.

The Website uses statistical cookies, the information obtained from which is used to improve the website’s functionality and the use of the website. This site uses “Google Analytics” – Google, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”) that provides a web analytics service that helps one analyze how one’s site is used. Google Analytics uses cookies for this purpose. The information we receive about your use of the website – standard log information (including your IP address) and anonymous information about visitor behavior – is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Before sending a website visitor’s IP address to Google, the website makes it anonymous. To opt out of the Google Analytics cookies, you need to download and install the Opt-out Browser Add-on. This can be done by opening the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Cookies used on the College’s website:

The name of the cookie The category of the cookie Description Validity of the cookie
consent-is Required cookie The cookie is used to store the user’s cookie bar preferences 3 months
pll_language Technical cookie The cookie is used to store the language used on the website. 1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 6 months
LOGIN_INFO Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 2 years
PREF Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 2 years
YSC Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. Until the page is closed
GPS Analytical cookie The cookie is installed together with the YouTube video on the website. It allows YouTube to assign a user a unique identifier that can help it remember their settings and get information about the preview. 30 minutes
_gid Analytical cookie „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users 1 day
CONSENT Analytical cookie This cookie is used to store a user’s usage profile. 2 years
APISID Analytical cookie Helps to select and offer advertising targeted to the user. 2 years 2 months
HSID Analytical cookie Creates a user usage profile. 2 years 2 months
NID Analytical cookie „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users 6 months
SAPISID Analytical cookie Shows relevant ads based on the user profile one has created. 2 years 2 months
SID Analytical cookie A cookie is used to manage user sessions. 2 years
SSID Analytical cookie Creates and saves a user usage profile. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-1PAPISID Analytical cookie Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-1PSID Analytical cookie Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years
__Secure-3PAPISID Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads. 2 years 2 months
__Secure-3PSID Creates a site visitor interest profile to show relevant and personalized ads by redirecting them back 2 years
IDE Google double-click service cookies. Designed to show the user relevant ads on other Google services like YouTube, Google Search. Personalizes the ads shown to the user across all the devices they use. 1 year
OTZ Used to track web traffic information 1 month
SIDCC Stores information about what ads the user has already seen. 1 year
__Secure-3PSIDCC These cookies are used to provide ads that are more relevant to you and your interests 1 year
_gat_gtag_UA_39978588_1 „Google Analytics“ cookies for identifying users Until the page is closed

When a browser is used to access content provided by the College, the browser can be configured to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is downloaded. Each browser is different, so if you don’t know how to change your cookie settings, check its Help menu. The operating system of the device you are using may have additional cookie controls. If you do not want information to be collected through cookies, use the simple procedure available in most browsers to allow you to opt out of the use of cookies. To learn more about managing cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.However, please note that in some cases, deleting your cookies may slow down your internet browsing experience, restrict the use of certain features of the website, or block access to the website.

Data Protection Officer

Functions of the Data Protection Officer

Pursuant to Article 39(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”), the Data Protection Officer (hereinafter referred to as “DPO”) at Vilnius Business College (hereinafter referred to as “the College”) shall perform the following tasks:

  • Informing and advising the College and the staff processing data at the College of their obligations under the GDPR and other data protection provisions of the European Union or a Member State on the following matters;
  • Monitor compliance with the GDPR, other European Union or national data protection provisions and the College’s policy on personal data protection, including the delegation of duties, awareness-raising of staff involved in data processing operations, etc. inform, advise the College on the results of the monitoring and make related recommendations;
  • upon request, advise on and monitor the data protection impact assessment in accordance with Article 35 of the GDPR;
  • Providing information to data subjects on the processing of their data by the College, dealing with their requests and providing other related services.

Contacts of the Data Protection Officer of Vilnius Business College:

Address: Kalvarijų st. 129-401, LT-08221 Vilnius, Lithuania*;

Phone number: +370 615 18383;

E-mail: dap@vvk.lt

* When sending a letter by regular mail, it is necessary to indicate that the letter is addressed to the DPO of the College; the letter may be marked as Confidential, or addressed to DPO. The letter must be handed to the College DPO unopened.

For more information on the role of the DPO, please refer to the Guidelines for Data Protection Officers of the Working Party on Article 29 of Directive 95/46/EC No WP 243 of 13 December 2016.

Contacts

Company information

Vilnius Business College Company code 191807983