Privacy policy

What is this Privacy Policy about?

This Privacy Policy gives information to you, visitors of the website https://investlithuania.com/ (hereinafter the Website), about how the personal data that you provide to the Public Institution Invest Lithuania (legal entity ID 124013427, office address: Upės g. 23, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania, hereinafter the Institution) is processed after visiting the Institution’s office or Website, or contacting the Institution by email or telephone.

Data protection officer: Mindaugas Valančius, email address: dap@investlithuania.com

What personal data do we collect from you?

After you visit the Website of the Institution, visit our office, or contact us by email or telephone, we may collect the following personal data:

  • For the purposes of signing and executing contracts with clients, the name, surname, personal identification code, bank account number, and workplace of the Data Subject, and other information related to the conclusion and implementation of the contract, depending on the contract type. Such Personal Data shall be processed in order to facilitate implementation of the contract signed with the Data Subject, or in order to take actions prior to the signing of the contract at the request of the Data Subject, and shall be retained and stored for 10 (ten) years from the termination of the respective contract;
  • For the purpose of administering our information database, the name, surname, company name, phone number, email address, position (title), and education record of the Data Subject. This Personal Data shall be processed with the consent of the Data Subject and shall be retained and stored for 10 (ten) years from the date of entry into the information database.
  • For the purpose of the organisation and execution of public procurements, the name, surname, personal identification code, date of birth, address, phone number, and email address of the supplier participating in the tender. Dependent upon the object of purchase and the qualification requirements, other personal data may be required (this may include the verification of criminal records, checks on whether all tax-related obligations or any other obligations related to the object of the procurements have been fulfilled, and qualification requirements specified in the procurement documents). The name, surname, personal identification code, date of birth, address, email address, phone number, and bank account number of the successful bidder shall also be collected, along with a copy of their certificate of individual business activity or a copy of their business certification. The supplier recognised as the successful bidder may also be required to present the following: their CV, copies of their diplomas, other available certificates, details of the number of successfully completed contracts, criminal record certificates, and any certificates of settlement with the State Tax Inspectorate or the State Social Insurance Fund Board under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour etc. This Personal Data shall be processed owing to the necessity of implementing the contract signed with the Data Subject, or before taking any action prior to the conclusion of a contract at the request of the Data Subject and shall be retained and stored for 10 (ten) years from the termination of the respective contract.
  • For the purpose of direct marketing, the name, surname, phone number, and email address of the Data Subject. This Personal Data shall be processed on the basis of legitimate interests related to fulfilling the purpose of operation assigned to The Organisation in its Articles of Association, namely, to attract foreign direct investment to the industrial and service sectors of the Republic of Lithuania, in particular to those segments which create a high added value, by disseminating information on the investment environment of Lithuania, and shall be retained and stored for 5 (five) years from the first contact with a person for the purpose of direct marketing.
  • For the purpose of administering the database of candidates for a vacancy in The Organisation, and for the purpose of informing prospective candidates of vacancies with the aim of making a job offer in the future, the name, surname, date of birth, phone number, workplace, email address, residential address, and educational background of the Data Subject, plus details of the position(s) they applied to, the date of receipt of their CV, notes on their character, and data related to their occupational experience. Data related to their occupational experience may include their last place of work, the number of years they spent at that workplace, the position they occupied, other relevant occupational competences (such as foreign language skills, their reading level, the level of their written and spoken communication, and their IT skills). Other data such as their desired remuneration, and any other information provided in their CV, letter of reference, cover letter and (or) letter of application may also be collected. These details shall be processed on the basis of the Data Subject’s consent, and shall be retained and stored by The Organisation for 2 (two) years from the date on which consent is received;
  • For the purpose of publicity activities, the image, name, surname, workplace, and position (title) of the Data Subject. This Personal Data shall be processed on the basis of the consent of the Data Subject and shall be retained and stored for 2 (two) years from the date on which consent is received;
  • For the purpose of public information and awareness of the effectiveness of campaigns run to improve website marketing strategy (use of cookies), the IP addresses of website visitors, and data on the use of the website and state of subscription. This Personal Data shall be processed on the basis of the consent of the Data Subject and shall be retained and stored for 1 (one) year from the date on which consent is received;
  • For the purpose of administering projects funded under the FDI tool Invest LT+, Smart Invest LT, the name, surname, position (title), workplace, email address, and phone number of the Data Subject, plus a link to their LinkedIn profile and data on their remuneration. This Personal Data shall be processed owing to the necessity of implementing the contract signed with the Data Subject, or to take actions prior to the conclusion of a contract at the request of the Data Subject, and shall be retained and stored for 10 (ten) years from the date of expiry of the contract;
  • For the purpose of conducting statistical research, the name, surname, workplace, position (title), phone number, and email address of the Data Subject, along with information of a general nature on The Organisation, such as the number of its employees and the economic a