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Cookie Policy of Website www.tartle.lt

This cookie policy (hereinafter referred to as – The Cookie Policy)is applied along with our Privacy Policy providing for our collection and sharing of data (our Privacy Policy is available here). This Cookie Policy applies for the use of cookies on the website www.tartle.lt of Lithuanian Art Centre TARTLE (hereinafter, TARTLE) (hereinafter, The Website).

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files with a small amount of information which are sent to the browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or another device when you visit a website. Every time you visit the same website, cookies send information to that website again.

Are cookies mandatory?

Cookies are not mandatory, except for strictly necessary ones. However, refusal to use our cookies would result in our inability to ensure smooth and convenient usage of the Website. In all cases we collect your personal data with the help of cookies on the basis of your consent, except for the data we collect using strictly necessary cookies.

What types of cookies do we use?

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for you to be able to browse the Website as well as use the Website and its functions.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies record information about your choices and make it possible to adapt Website usage according to your needs. TARTLE uses functional cookies in order to remember your choices regarding the language, country or other browser settings and to ensure that your chosen functions are personalised or improved so that you do not need to enter all this information once again when you visit the Website next time. For instance, TARTLE can also follow your browser’s settings in order to properly represent the Website on your monitor. If you delete functional cookies, all choices or selected settings will not be saved during subsequent visits.

Statistical data/performance improvement cookies

These cookies are used by TARTLE to collect information on how visitors use our Website. These statistical data provide us with information about the frequency of visits to the Website, the length of time spent on the Website and the frequency of usage of the Website functions. This enables us to improve the Website’s structure and browsing the Website so that browsing is as convenient for the consumer as possible. TARTLE can observe whether you encounter any errors and identify which parts of the Website need correction.

Advertising cookies

These cookies are used to assess the presentation and effectiveness of advertising campaigns as well as to limit the amount of advertising presented to you. Third party advertisers, advertising networks, providers of data exchange, market analysis and other services can save targeted advertising cookies of third parties onto your device.

Particular cookies we use

Name Purpose Creation time Expiry date Data used
site_session Cookie used to preserve the visitor’s session state across page requests. Opening of the website Until a session ends Unique identifier
PHPSESSID Cookie used to preserve the visitor’s session state across page requests. Opening of the website Until a session ends Unique identifier
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_gid Cookie used for statistical website information gathering. Opening of the website 24 hours Unique identifier
_gat Cookie used for statistical website information gathering. Opening of the website 1 minute Unique identifier


Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

Websites also contain certain components transmitted by the internet flow analysis service provided by Google Analytics (Google Inc.). These are third-party cookies collected and processed anonymously in order to observe and improve the performance of the main website (a performance improvement cookie). Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and analyse anonymous information about the actions of website users. This information is collected by Google Analytics which processes it so as to prepare reports to website owners on the operation of the Website. More information is available on the following websites: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/. You can remove the installation of Google Analytics in your browser at your own discretion by choosing the opt-out component of Google. In order to disable Google Analytics, please click on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Facebook Pixel

This cookie is saved by Facebook. It allows TARTLE to assess, optimise and create audiences for advertising campaigns used on Facebook. First of all, it enables TARTLE to see how many visitors change devices trying to access websites and Facebook to ensure that advertising on Facebook is seen by our visitors finding such advertising most relevant based on the content viewed and used by the consumer. More information on Facebook Pixel is provided on the websitehttps://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616. You can refuse cookies used by Facebook and Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing by changing the settings of your Facebook account What information is collected by cookies?

We would like to emphasise that no personal data enabling the establishment of your identity are collected and any information gathered is used only for the purposes of flow analysis. With the help of the cookies we use, we collect the following information:
  • Total number of consumers who visited our Website;
  • The time that a consumer spent on the Website;
  • The number of pages/pages per session viewed by consumers;
  • • The ratio of new to old visitors;
  • • Gender and age of visitors;
  • • Visitors’ hobbies;
  • • Which browser was used to visit the Website, its version and language;
  • • Location from which the Website was visited;
  • • Name of internet provider;
  • • Device used to view the Website (desktop computer, tablet computer or mobile phone);
  • • How the Website was accessed (by entering the Website address directly in the browser, through search engines (Google, Bing, etc.), via social networks (Facebook, etc.), through other links.


How to control cookies?

You can manage and/or delete cookies at your own discretion. On your computer, you can delete all saved cookies, whereas the majority of browsers provide an option of choosing not to save cookies. Please remember that if you disable cookies you might lose the possibility to use many functions which are also necessary for the operation of websites. If you wish to receive more information on cookies, please visit the website www.aboutcookies.org, which provides more detailed and independent information on how to disable cookies in the browser’s parameters and how to remove cookies already present on your computer. If you want to remove cookies from your mobile phone, see the instruction leaflet of your phone.

Data Privacy Policy of Lithuanian Art Centre TARTLE

This data privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as Privacy Policy) applies to all personal data that you submit to us or that we collect and process as you use the services provided by Lithuanian Art Centre TARTLE (hereinafter, TARTLE). Public entity Lithuanian Art Foundation (the founder of TARTLE) is the controller of all your personal data collected as provided for in this Privacy Policy.

TARTLE respects your privacy and protects the personal data that you submit to us and that we collect as stipulated in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy explains why we collect your personal data and how we use them.

Admission to TARTLE exhibitions and excursions as well as events organised by TARTLE

To gain admission to TARTLE exhibitions and guided tours as well as events organised by TARTLE, visitors can be asked to produce an ID document. Visitors can also be registered in the TARTLE system indicating their first name, surname and the date and time of their visit. If you do not provide these data, you will not be able to gain entry to TARTLE exhibitions and excursions as well as events organised by TARTLE.

We will process your personal data for the purposes of protecting TARTLE premises, artistic assets, collection’s exhibits and other property.

Personal data provided by you will be stored for 1 year following your visit at TARTLE exhibitions and guided tours as well as events organised by TARTLE.

Events and excursions. Rent

When you register for events or guided tours and when TARTLE organises events or rents TARTLE premises out for events, TARTLE may ask visitors (or lessees) to provide their first names, surnames, e-mail addresses, addresses and phone numbers.

We will process your personal data for the purposes of TARTLE administration, statistics, security, feedback, assistance to visitors as well as protection of TARTLE artistic assets, collection’s exhibits and other property. In case of events and excursions, your data will be processed on the basis of a consent, whereas in case of rent of TARTLE premises, on the basis of a lease agreement (in order to conclude and fulfil the agreement).

In case of the lease agreement, your data will be stored for 10 years following the expiry of the agreement, while in case of events and guided tours, for 1 year.

Sale of tickets

You can purchase tickets to TARTLE exhibitions and excursions as well as events organised by TARTLE at a TARTLE box office and on the website www.tartle.lt.

If you buy tickets on the website, TARTLE will collect the following personal data: your first name, surname, e-mail address, phone number and country.

The data you provide will only be used so that we are able to perform the order. Without your permission, these data will not be used for any other purposes and will not be transferred or sold to any third parties unrelated to the provision of our direct services. TARTLE will not store buyers’ data of log-in to payment systems. You enter the log-in data into e-banking systems or the payment system Paysera on the websites of banks or Paysera; therefore, this information will be inaccessible to TARTLE.

Buyer’s personal data (i.e., first name, surname, phone number and e-mail address) is stored for 1 year as from the last day of a purchase-sale transaction. Following the expiry of the storage term of the active database, personal data will be automatically destroyed.

Video surveillance

Video surveillance in TARTLE premises is performed to ensure security of TARTLE artistic assets, collection’s exhibits and other property as well as protection of life, health, property, other rights and freedoms of employees and other persons, when other means or methods are insufficient and/or inappropriate to achieve the said objectives.

Video surveillance is performed in all the territory of TARTLE (in spots of entry to the territory, in the territory around the building, at the entrances to the building, in the sculpture park located in the building’s courtyard) as well as in TARTLE premises (in exposition rooms, storage facilities, corridors, the cloakroom). Due to the nature of work at TARTLE, video surveillance is also performed at work places, in the premises and territories where TARTLE employees are working.

TARTLE ensures processing of video data only by those persons authorised by TARTLE which have been familiarised with legislation regulating legal protection of personal data and have taken on the obligation of observing it under signature. Before you access TARTLE premises wherein video surveillance is performed, information about video surveillance is clearly and properly provided.

Your personal data is stored for 30 days following the moment of making the video recording.

Filming and taking photos during events

During certain events or exhibitions, visitors may be filmed and/or photographed in TARTLE premises. In such cases visitors will be informed thereof during the event or exhibition by warning signs prior to their entry into TARTLE premises (for instance, by information notices posted on the TARTLE entrance door, etc.).

Public entity Lithuanian Art Foundation (the founder of TARTLE, address: Jogailos St 9, 01116 Vilnius) is the controller of personal data (video recordings or photos) collected during events or exhibitions. The Foundation may transfer video recordings to third parties helping to organise the event, perform advertising and prepare presentation materials. Such parties may be developers and distributors of advertising materials, suppliers of database software, suppliers of services of database and website administration, suppliers of cloud computing services, etc.

Video recordings and/or photos made during an event as well as their excerpts may be made public and broadcast live on Tartle Facebook account, website and by other advertising or information dissemination means.

During events, photos and video recordings are made on the basis of our lawful interest to register events taking place at Tartle and use this material for the purposes of presentation, advertising and chronicle administration.

Photos and video recordings are stored for 5 years as from the moment they are made.

Cookie policy

To ensure quality and rapid browsing on our website, cookies are used. Cookies are text files with a small amount of information which are sent to the browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or another device when you visit a website. Every time you visit the same website, cookies send the information to that website again. With the help of cookies, your data are collected on the basis of a consent, except for strictly necessary cookies.

Data storage term

All your personal data that we collect using the above-mentioned means are processed and stored by us no longer than required for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy.

We will store and process your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing for 3 years as from the last time you open our newsletter. Please be informed that you will be able to unsubscribe from our newsletters at any time by writing to us at events@tartle.lt or by just clicking on the Unsubscribe button located at the bottom of each newsletter we send.

In cases stipulated in this Privacy Policy, other personal data storage terms are provided for.

Data transfer

Public entity Lithuanian Art Foundation (the founder of TARTLE, address: Jogailos St 9, 01116 Vilnius) is the controller of your personal data. Your personal data will not be disclosed to any parties, except for TARTLE partners without which the services described in this Privacy Policy cannot be provided smoothly. Such parties may be suppliers of database software, suppliers of services of database and website administration, suppliers of cloud computing services, etc. Your personal data may also be provided to government or law enforcement authorities, for instance, the police or supervisory authorities, but only upon their request and in cases where such a request is made according to applicable law or in order to ensure our rights or security of our clients, employees and resources.

Consequences of non-provision of data

You have the right to refuse providing your personal data; however, provision of your personal data is necessary and indispensable for the implementation of objectives of this Privacy Policy, thus non-provision of personal data by you may result in the failure of TARTLE to implement the objectives of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to provision of your data in case of online purchase of tickets, you will not be able to buy a ticket online. Failure to provide personal data will make you unable to conclude an agreement on lease of TARTLE premises. Non-provision of your data as a job candidate will not allow you to take part in the selection procedure. If you do not agree to our use of cookies, you will not be able to browse our website in a smooth and convenient manner.

Data protection

Data processing is subject to safety and processing requirements provided for in the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania and the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.

TARTLE employs appropriate technical and organisational means to ensure protection of all personal data it processes from accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss or alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access and any other unlawful forms of processing.

Your rights

You enjoy the following rights in relation to your personal data: 1) The right to ask TARTLE to let you become familiar with the data, to correct or delete them or to restrict their processing; 2) The right not to give your consent to the processing of the data; 3) The right to receive your personal data in a systematised, conventional and computer-readable format (right to data transferability); 4) The right to revoke your consent; 5) The right to file a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate. You can exercise these rights by contacting TARTLE using the contact details indicated in this Privacy Policy. Contact details

In order to exercise your rights related to your personal data or should you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us using the method of your choice:

Public entity Lithuanian Art Foundation (Lithuanian Art Centre TARTLE)
Legal entity number 302969392
Užupio St 40, Vilnius LT-01203
Phone: +370 (5) 247 7724
E-mail: events@tartle.lt

Validity and amendments

This Privacy Policy is effective as from 1 November 2018. If we amend this Privacy Policy, we will post its updated version on our website at www.tartle.lt. Any amendments to the Privacy Policy take effect as from the moment they are posted on the website.