Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy) provides detailed information about the processing of your personal data when you visit our website (Website). Here you will find information on why we collect, to whom we provide, and for how long we store your personal data. You will also find information about your rights in relation to personal data and other useful information about processing your personal data.

We process your personal data in accordance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (GDPR).

The controller of your personal data is VšĮ „Už švarią Lietuvą“, legal entity code 305566578, registered address Drobės g. 62, Kaunas, LT-45181, +37060199955,

  1. What personal data do we collect and for what purposes do we process it?
  1. Data on browsing the Website

We are constantly improving the Website and aim to make its use as easy and convenient as possible. For this purpose, we need to know which information is of most interest to our Website visitors, from which cities our Website is visited, how often visitors log in, which browser they use, what content of the Website they are interested in, on which devices the Website is read, etc.

When you browse the Website, certain information may be collected without you actively providing it, through the use of various technologies, such as cookies (more information in the “Cookies” section below), web tags, etc. Your web browser or mobile device automatically transmits certain information, such as the URL of the website you are browsing or the URL of the previous website you were on, the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the browser version currently in use on your computer or mobile device, the date and time you visit the Website, and the pages you open while visiting the Website.

We use third-party tools, such as Google Analytics services, to collect and analyze the use of our Website.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in ensuring the proper functioning of the Website and improving it (Art.6 (1) (f) GDPR).

  1. Inquiries and answers

When you contact us with a request via our email address, including,, as well as by filling in the form (e.g. on becoming our partner or volunteer) provided on our Website, we will process your contact details, including your name, surname, email address, phone number, and the content of the message, to respond to your inquiry.

The legal basis for the collection of this data is our legitimate interest in managing your requests (Art.6 (1) (f) GDPR).

  1. Donating to the “Save The Baltic Sea” expedition 

When you choose to support us through the donation feature on the subpage of the Website, we will process your name, surname, selected payment method, information about the donation, and the related payment data (amount of the donation, date, account number, and other donation related information to the extent necessary for the administration of the donation). 

The legal basis for the processing of these data is the performance of the contract to which you are a party (Art.6 (1) (b) GDPR).

  1. Cookies

Small data files, called cookies, are stored on your device for the website to function properly. 

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device when you visit a website. It allows the website to “remember” your actions and preferences (e.g. username, language) for a certain time, eliminating the necessity to re-enter them every time you visit the website or browse through its pages. Cookies also help to collect statistical information about Website usage.

Cookies are only recorded if you confirm your consent in the pop-up message on the website, except for cookies that are necessary to provide our services.

Cookies allow us:

  • to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our Website;
  • to allow you to set your personal browsing preferences;
  • to create statistical information about the use of our Website;
  • to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising.

We use the following cookies on our Website:

Cookie categoryCookie nameDescriptionDuration of the cookie validity
Necessary wpEmojiSettingsSupportsThis cookie is part of a set of cookies for the presentation and delivery of content. Cookies support the correct status of font, Website/images, color themes, and other site settings.During the session
Necessary cookieyes-consentDetermines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box.1 (one) year
Necessary CookieConsentStores the user’s cookie consent status for the current domain.1 (one) year
Necessary CONSENTDetermines whether the visitor has accepted the marketing category specified in the cookie banner. This cookie is required for the Website to comply with GDPR requirements.2 (two) years
Necessary VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATAStores the user’s cookie consent status for the current domain.6 (six) months
Preferenceswp-wpml_current_languageDesignates the country code, which is calculated based on the user’s IP address. Used to determine the language in which the Website should be displayed to visitors.During the session
MarketingNIDEnsures serving or retargeting the advertising and stores user preferences.6 (six) months
MarketingLAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEYMonitors user interaction with posted content.During the session
MarketingLogsDatabaseV2:V#||LogsRequestsStoreUsed to store records of user requests and interactions with the website to help improve marketing strategies and overall website functionality.Permanent
Marketingremote_sidDesigned for the implementation and functionality of YouTube video content on the website.During the session
MarketingTESTCOOKIESENABLEDMonitors user interaction with embedded content.1 (one) day
MarketingVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEDesigned to measure user data traffic on a website with integrated YouTube videos.6 (six) months
MarketingYSCDesigned to register a unique ID number to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen..During the session
Marketingytidb::last_RESULT_ENTRY_KEYMonitors user interaction with posted content.Permanent
MarketingYtIdbMeta#databasesMonitors user interaction with embedded content.Permanent
Marketingyt-remote-cast-availableStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.During the session
Marketingyt-remote-cast-installedStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.During the session
Marketingyt-remote-connected-devicesStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.Permanent
Marketingyt-remote-device-idStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.Permanent
Marketingyt-remote-fast-check-periodStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.During the session
Marketingyt-remote-session-appStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.During the session
Marketingyt-remote-session-nameStores the user’s video player preferences using the embedded YouTube video.During the session
Othermailerlite:forms:shown:110272245796964118Used to send newsletters7 (seven) days

The legal basis for the use of cookies is our legitimate interest in ensuring the technical functionality of the website (Art.6 (1) (f) GDPR),  and when cookies are used to remember your preferences, for statistical and tailored advertising purposes – your consent (Art.6 (1) (a) GDPR).

In the section “How to control cookies?” you can find out how to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies.

  1. Direct marketing (sending newsletters)

If you register on our Website to receive our newsletters, we will process your name, surname, and email address.

The legal basis for sending these notifications is your consent (Art.6 (1) (a) GDPR). You have the right to unsubscribe from our newsletters at any time.

  1. Registration to the expedition and expedition organization

If you wish to become a member of the Support Team and participate in the expedition, we will process the data provided in your registration form: name, surname, date of birth, email address, phone number, country of residency, planned date of joining the expedition, expedition period/location, payments and related information, any other information that we will need to properly organize the expedition, emergency contacts.

The legal basis for the processing of these data is the performance of the contract to which you are a party (Art.6 (1) (b) GDPR),  as well as our legitimate interest in ensuring your safety and the proper organization of the expedition (Art.6 (1) (f) GDPR).

  1. Data of representatives of legal entities

In cases where you represent a legal person with whom we enter into a contract, we may process the following personal data about you: name, surname, address, telephone number, email address, workplace, position, the basis of representation, and documents authorizing the person to act on behalf of the partner, signature, contract and its content, information, and communications provided to us during the performance of the contract concluded with the partner or information obtained in the course of the performance of the contract.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in ensuring the proper and effective management of contracts and communications with the legal person you represent, the management of economic and other processes, the protection of our interests, and the settlement of disputes (Art.6 (1) (f) GDPR).

  1. To whom and why do we share your information?

We keep your data secure at all times and require all our partners and service providers who have access to your data to ensure this.

  1. Recipients of personal data

When processing your data, we apply the necessary security measures to ensure the confidentiality of your data.

Your data may be reviewed by our staff responsible for coordinating the project or supervising information technology, but access to the data is limited to those staff who need it to perform their functions.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • Data in information systems and IT tools provided and maintained by external service providers may be accessed by the staff of such service providers, but only for the purposes necessary to provide their services. We will always control and remain responsible for the processing of your personal data;
  • To the payment service providers – when you choose to support the “Save The Baltic Sea” expedition; 
  • When during the expedition, it is necessary to disclose the data to the providers of accommodation, transport, and other services necessary for the carrying out the expedition, as well as to our partners;
  • In other cases where we reasonably believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, to protect your safety or the safety of others, or to comply with a request by a public authority.

Some of our service providers may be based in third countries, i.e. countries outside the European Economic Area. These service providers may process personal data for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We constantly take measures to ensure that such service providers have appropriate safeguards in place to ensure the security of your personal data. This transfer of data is based on adequacy decisions of the European Commission (Art. 45 GDPR), standard contractual clauses according to templates approved by the European Commission (Art. 46 (2) (c) GDPR), or a derogation (under Art. 49 GDPR). If you would like to learn more about these security measures, contact us at

We do not sell your data under any circumstances.

  1. How long do we store your information?

Your personal data will be stored for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes defined in this policy. 

  • The data of your communications with us, including inquiries and responses, will be stored for a maximum of 2 years from the last day of communication with you.
  • We will keep personal data related to the donation to the “Save The Baltic Sea” expedition for a maximum of 10 years. 
  • Data related to cookies will be stored as described in the “Cookies” section above. 
  • We will keep the data provided to us during the registration process and collected during the expedition for a maximum of 1 year after the end of the expedition. 
  • When you represent a legal person with whom we have a contract, we will store your personal data for a maximum of 10 years. 
  • When we process your personal data based on your consent, we store your personal data until you withdraw your consent, but in any case for no longer than 3 years. 

When your personal data is no longer required by law or the rights and obligations of either party, your personal data will be deleted.

  1. How can you access your personal data? What rights do you have?

If you would like to know what data we have collected about you, contact us at You can also use this address to request correction, erasure, restriction of data processing, withdrawal of consent, objection to data processing based on our legitimate interest, objection to data processing for direct marketing purposes, and, where applicable, to exercise your right to data portability.

  1. How to control cookies?

If you prefer, you can control and/or delete cookies. Further information is available at or You can delete any cookies that are already on your computer, and you can set most browsers so that cookies are not stored on your device.

However, please note that in this case you may need to manually change some options each time you visit the website and some services and features may not work.

Here you can refuse cookies from individual advertising service providers:;;

  1. Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time. If this Privacy Policy is changed, we will inform you on the Website, where you will also find the latest version of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Where to report a violation of my rights?

If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate, L. Sapiegos g. 17, 09310 Vilnius, tel. (8 5) 271 2804, 279 1445, email
Last updated: 01/02/2024