Privacy policy


Privacy policy of the National Commission for Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Lithuania (Privacy Policy) regulates the purposes of processing a personal data of natural persons whose data are processed by the institution, establishes the procedure for the implementation of their rights, organizational and technical data protection measures.

Policy has been drawn on the basis of Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the Legal Protection of Personal Data (ADTAI), General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data (BDAR) and other regulations which are linked to the protection of personal data.

Contact details of the data controller

National Commission for Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Lithuania, Rūdninkų Street 13, 01135, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Contacts. Email:, telephone number: +370 (5) 2663277, website:


The Concept of Privacy Policy.

Personal Data – any information about a person with identity; a person whose identity can be indentified with identificator – name, surname, insurance number, location, genetic, psychic, economic or social identity features.

Data Management – any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction.

Data entity – natural persons, whose data are being processed by the National Commission for Cultural Heritage.

Data providing – disclosure of personal data (with an exception of publishing it in media).

Other concepts used in the Privacy Policy shall be understood as they are defined in the ADTAI and / or BDAR.


Principles and purposes of a personal data processing

The National Commission for Cultural Heritage makes sure that your personal data will be managed within a legal framework, according to specific regulations and adequate goals. The National Commission for Cultural Heritage will not manage that data which is not compactible in any way with legal forms.

Visiting the website of the National Commission for Cultural Heritage

The website uses analytical cookies and other technologies. All of this helps to ensure the proper functioning of the website and collects data to improve the performance of the website. This data is anonymous and will not be passed to the third parties.

Cookie policy

While you are visiting our website, we want to provide you a content and features that are adapted to your needs. This requires cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information which are automatically created while a user browse the website and are saved in a computer or in another device. They help the Data Controller to identify you as a previous visitor of the website and to save the history of your visiting.

Cookies also help to ensure the smooth operation of websites, allow to observe the duration and frequency of visits and collect statistical information about the number of website visitors.

We use these cookies:

Cookie Name Description Moment of creation / Expiry date
_ga It uses an IP address and a unique ID. A cookie collects information about users’ behavior on a website and is used to save a statistical information. At the first entry to the page/ 2 years
_gat Cookie that limits the number of queries made through Google. Does not record any user information. At the first entry to the page / 1 minute
_gid Cookie used to collect statistical information about a website. This cookie collects and updates information about the internal pages of the website you visited.

At the time of entering the page /

24 hours after the end of the session

pll_language Cookie saves the language which user selected on the website

At the time of entering the page /

1 year


How to manage and delete cookies?

If you do not want information to be collected through cookies, use the simple procedure available in most browsers to opt-out cookies using.

Learn more about cookies’ management:

You can also use the Google Analytics Opt-out Extension:

Please note that in some cases, deleting cookies may slow down your internet browsing, limit the functionality of certain website features or block access to the website.

Our website may contain links to the websites of other companies and organizations. The third – party websites, whose links are provided in the website, are applied with their own website privacy policy and the National Commission for Cultural Heritage does not take responsibility for the content of the information of those websites, as well as the regulations of their privacy policy. Therefore, if you click on a link from the Data Controller’s website to other websites, you should read their Privacy Policy separately.

Newsletter subscription

You can subscribe to our newsletter and get news from the National Commission for Cultural Heritage. Please be informed that you can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking a special button at the bottom of each newsletter we send.

After subscribing to the newsletter, the Data Controller has the right to process an email address of the Data entity.

Usage of the mobile app

The data controller may process the following data of persons who use the mobile app: location, language, video camera.

Data subjects are informed of their data processing and their rights. The information is provided in the Privacy Policy published in the Data Controller’s website and in the User Guide provided in the mobile app.

Personal requests to the Data Controller

The Data Controller, receiving the personal request and needing to answer it, may process the following personal data: name, surname, address of residence, email, postal address, telephone number and other data provided by the person who made the request.

Your rights

You have the right to submit a request to the National Commission for Cultural Heritage regarding the

processing of your data:  the National Commission for Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Lithuania, Rūdninkų Street 13, 01135, Vilnius, Lithuania, by e.mail:, telephone number: +370 (5) 2663277.

You have the right at any time to get acquainted with your personal data and the purposes for which it is processed.

Data retention period

We store all personal data no longer than 5 years.

Data transfer to third parties

Your data will not be revealed to the third parties. Your personal data may be transferred to the Government or law enforcement authorities only upon their lawful request.

Validity and Changes of the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies from April 2020. The National Commission for Cultural Heritage retains the right to change, supplement and adjust the Privacy Policy.