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AutoPublic - UAB "Merstoja" Privacy Policy

BEFORE STARTING TO USE OR REGISTER IN OUR ELECTRONIC STORE, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY (hereinafter - RULES) CAREFULLY. BY REGISTERING OR PURCHASING GOODS AND SERVICES ON AUTOPUBLIC.LT AND AUTOPUBLIC.ORG, YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU AGREE WITH THESE RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THESE RULES, YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE AUTOPUBLIC.LT AND AUTOPUBLIC.ORG WEBSITES.

The editorial takes effect from 01.01.2021

I. PURPOSE

This privacy policy (hereinafter - Policy) is intended to inform you about how UAB "Merstoja", legal entity code 302664832, registered office at Pramonės st. 7, LT-87101 Telšiai, Lithuania, (hereinafter referred to as the Company or us), processes your personal data, as well as your rights when the Company processes personal data.

II. SCOPE

The privacy policy applies to you (customers) if your personal data is processed by the Company.

III. DESCRIPTION

The policy has been prepared in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania and other legal acts applicable in the Republic of Lithuania, regulating data protection and processing.

This Policy may be updated and changed. The Company will inform about the updates by publishing the changed text of the Policy on its website. We advise you to periodically visit our website and review the current Policy.

If you have any questions related to this Policy or have requests related to the processing of your personal data, please contact us in any convenient way:

By mail: Pramone st. 7, LT-87101 Telšiai, Lithuania

By phone: +370 640 66947

email by mail: sales@autopublic.lt

IV. PRINCIPLES AND PURPOSES OF PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

The company strives for your personal data to be processed accurately, honestly and legally and only for the purposes for which it was collected, in compliance with the principles and requirements of personal data processing established in legal acts.

The company takes all reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect the data collected about you from loss, unauthorized use and alteration.

We may process your personal data for the following purposes:

• For the conclusion of contracts, invoices;

  • For direct marketing and loyalty program purposes;

  • For collecting cookies;

  • For internal administration, management of received requests and quality assurance and improvement of the goods sold and services provided by the Company;

  • For submission, fulfillment and defense of legal claims;

  • When using and registering in the electronic store.

V. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA USING AND REGISTERING ON THE WEBSITE, REGISTERING IN THE ELECTRONIC STORE

Before you start using or registering in our online store, please read this privacy policy (hereinafter - the rules) carefully. By registering or purchasing goods and services on autopublic.lt and autopublic.org, you confirm that you agree to these rules. If you do not agree with the provisions of these rules, you should not use the website and/or services available on the autopublic.lt and autopublic.org websites.

VI. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA FOR CONTRACTING, DIRECT MARKETING MANAGEMENT PURPOSES

We may process the following personal data for the purposes of concluding contracts, solvency checks and debt management:

• Personal data, such as name, date of birth;

• Contact details, such as email postal, residential addresses, telephone numbers;

• Data related to legal entities, such as information about the person representing the client (legal entity), the position held by this person;

• Financial data such as bank account number;

• Data obtained and/or created in compliance with legal requirements, such as data obtained in response to requests from law enforcement authorities, notaries, tax administrators, courts and bailiffs;

• Data related to the provision of services or the sale of goods, such as data on the execution or non-execution of contracts, valid or expired contracts, data on contract conditions, date of purchase of goods;

• Data collected through communication and other technical means, such as IP address, information received by e-mail. by mail, messages and other means of communication.

The company processes the aforementioned personal data for the above-mentioned purposes on at least one of the following grounds:

• For the company in order to fulfill the contract;

• Fulfilling the legal obligations set for the Company;

• In case of legitimate interests of the Company.

For the specified purposes, the Company processes data for no longer than is necessary to achieve a specific purpose. The period of storage of personal data is defined taking into account the legitimate interest of the Company or the requirements of legal acts.

VII. USE OF COOKIES ON THE COMPANY'S WEBSITE

Cookies used on the company's website are small text files that your internet browser places on your computer, tablet or other smart device when you visit our website. Cookies help to recognize you as a previous visitor to the website, save the history of your visit to the website and adapt its content accordingly. Also, cookies help ensure the smooth operation of the website, allow you to monitor the duration and frequency of visits to the website and collect statistical information about the number of visitors to the website.

The following cookies may be used on the company's website:

necessary technical cookies are cookies that are necessary for the website to function. Without them, it would be impossible to provide certain website services and the website would not function as smoothly as it should. These cookies do not collect any information for marketing purposes and do not remember where you visited the Internet;

functional cookies - although these cookies are not necessary for the operation of the website, they significantly improve its operation, quality and user experience. Functional cookies allow the website to remember your choices and provide improved and more tailored functions to your needs;

statistical cookies - these cookies collect information about the use of the website and help to improve the performance of the website. Statistical (analytical) cookies do not collect personal user information and all information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous;

targeted (advertising) cookies are cookies that are used to show offers or other information that might interest you.

In the table below, we provide information about the main cookies used on the Company's website.

The name of the cookie Cookie type The moment of creation Expiry date Data used
_ga, _ga_# Statistical cookies During your first visit to the website 2 years

A unique identifier

st Statistical cookies During your first visit to the website 1 day

A unique identifier

_guid Statistical cookies During your first visit to the website 1 day

A unique identifier

ads/ga-audiences Targeted (promotional) During each visit Visiting session

A unique identifier

autopubliclt_session, autopublicorg_session Functional cookies During your visit to the website 1 day

A unique identifier

user_session_uid Functional cookies During your visit to the website 6 days

A unique identifier

XSRF-TOKEN Necessary technical cookies During your visit to the website 1 day

A unique identifier

You can control the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. More information on how to remove cookies, as well as other useful information related to the use of cookies, can be found on the website http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ .

VIII. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF MANAGING INQUIRIES AND ENSURING AND IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCTS SOLD AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY

The company also processes your data in cases where you contact us by e-mail, submitting a request, providing questions, feedback or sending information through the contacts specified on our website or social networks.

We can process your personal data for the specified purposes:

• Personal identification data, such as name, surname;

• Contact details, such as email postal, residential addresses, telephone numbers;

• Data related to legal entities, such as information about the person representing the client (legal entity), the position held by this person;

• Data collected through communication and other technical means, such as IP address, information received by e-mail. by mail, messages and other means of communication, including social networks.

The company processes your data in these cases in order to administer inquiries and complaints, to ensure the quality of its sold goods and services, while protecting and defending its rights and legitimate interests.

The company processes data no longer than is necessary to achieve the specific purpose of data collection. The period of storage of personal data is defined taking into account the legitimate interest of the Company or the requirements of legal acts.

IX. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF INTERNAL COMPANY ADMINISTRATION AND SUBMISSION, EXECUTION AND DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS

The company processes the following personal data for the purposes of internal administration and the submission, fulfillment and defense of legal claims:

• Personal identification data, such as name, date of birth;

• Contact details, such as email postal, residential addresses, telephone numbers;

• Data related to legal entities, such as information about the person representing the client (legal entity), the position held by this person;

• Financial data such as bank account number;

• Data obtained and/or created in compliance with legal requirements, such as data obtained in response to requests from law enforcement authorities, notaries, tax administrators, courts and bailiffs;

• Data related to the provision of services or the sale of goods, such as data on the execution or non-execution of contracts, valid or expired contracts, data on contract conditions, date of purchase of goods;

• Data collected through communication and other technical means, such as IP address, information received by e-mail. by mail, messages and other means of communication, including social networks.

The company processes the above-mentioned personal data on at least one of the following grounds:

• For the company in order to fulfill the contract;

• Fulfilling the legal obligations set for the Company;

• In case of legitimate interests of the Company.

The period of storage of personal data is defined taking into account the legitimate interest of the Company or the requirements of legal acts (e.g. regulatory requirements for accounting, archiving, statute of limitations, etc.).

X. PERSONAL DATA PROCESSORS AND DATA RECIPIENTS

For the processing of your personal data, we can use data processors, such as companies providing data center services, companies performing internet browsing or internet activity analysis, companies providing advertising and marketing services, companies creating, providing, supporting and developing software, providing information technology infrastructure services companies, companies providing communication services, security companies, etc.

Please note that your personal data is disclosed to these data processors only to the extent necessary to provide their services. The data processors employed by us can process your personal data only in accordance with our instructions. In addition, they must ensure the security of your data in accordance with applicable legislation and written agreements concluded with us.

Data may also be provided to competent authorities or law enforcement agencies, such as the police or supervisory authorities, but only upon their request and only when required by applicable law or in the cases and procedures provided for by law, in order to ensure our rights, our customers, safety of employees and resources, to assert, provide and defend legal claims.

We inform you that certain data of your visit to the website (IP address, cookies, technical information of the browser you use, other information related to the activity of the browser and browsing the website) may be transferred or made available both in the European Economic Area ( EEA), as well as to entities operating outside of it (for example, we use the Google Analytics service, such an entity is a company operating in the United States of America). In non-EEA countries, personal data may be subject to less protection than in EEA countries, but we will carefully assess the conditions under which your data will be subsequently processed and stored after the transfer to the entities mentioned above.

XI. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

• get familiar with your personal data processed by the Company and how they are processed;

• object to data processing in certain cases;

• in certain cases, demand deletion of personal data;

• in certain cases, to demand the transfer of personal data;

• correct incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate personal data;

• to demand restriction, except for storage, of the processing of your personal data, when the data is processed without complying with the requirements of legal acts.

You can exercise your rights above, and you can also submit complaints, requests or notices by contacting us in one of the following ways:

• by sending us an e-mail email by mail sales@autopublic.lt

• by submitting a written request to UAB "Merstoja" at Pramonės st. 7, LT-87101 Telšiai, Lithuania.

The company undertakes to respond to your request within 1 month from the date of its receipt. This deadline can be extended for another 2 months if necessary, depending on the complexity and number of requests.

In cases where you believe that your personal data is being processed illegally or your rights related to data processing are being violated, you have the right to file a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate.

XII. OTHER INFORMATION

Persons under the age of 16 may not submit any personal data through our website. If you are a person under the age of 16, you must obtain the consent of your parent or other legal guardian before submitting personal information.

The Company's website may contain third-party banners, links to their websites and services over which the Company has no control. Please note that the Companies are not responsible for the security and privacy of information collected by third parties. Therefore, we recommend in each case that you consult the privacy policies published by these third parties before visiting these websites.