Privacy policy

Statement on privacy and data security

Privacy policy on the web pages Astronomical Society Vega Čakovec, Ivana pl. Zajca 39, 40000 Čakovec, OIB: 47022126293 (hereinafter referred to as AD VEGA), describes how we handle the personal data we receive during your visit and use of websites.

Below in the Privacy Policy, you can clearly and transparently find out:

  • the data we collect
  • how we collect data
  • how we protect data
  • with whom we share the collected data
  • which cookies and tools do we use
  • how you can actualize your rights

Data we collect

Personal data is considered to be your identification data: name and surname, e-mail, telephone, and data that is not otherwise publicly available, and which AD VEGA learns about during your use of the website. AD VEGA will keep your data confidential, and will not distribute, publish or give to third parties for use or in any other way make them available to a third party without your prior consent. We store your data in electronic form, and for protection, we apply appropriate technical, organizational and personnel protection measures and procedures to prevent unauthorized access to personal data. AD VEGA respects your privacy and processes your data by the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data (EU) 2016/679.

Messages in electronic form

When you send us an electronic mail (e-mail) of your personally identifiable information, regardless of whether it is an electronic mail with a question or you do it through the contact forms or the application form found on the website, we use the collected personal data only to fulfil your inquiries or requests. By contacting us via contact forms or by e-mail, you fill in your information (name and surname, telephone / mobile number, e-mail, etc.). These data are available exclusively to AD VEGA, which is sent to solve your inquiry or request.

Contact form

In the contact form, users voluntarily submit their data to answer their inquiries or request. Data sent from the contact form are sent exclusively by email to the address Data sent through the contact form are not used for marketing purposes, nor will they be forwarded to third parties.


A cookie is an information saved on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies usually store your settings for the website, such as your preferred language or address. Later, when you open the same web page again, the internet browser sends back the cookies belonging to that page. This allows the site to display information tailored to your needs. Cookies can store a wide range of information including personal information (such as your name or e-mail address). However, this information can only be saved if you allow it - websites cannot gain access to the information you have not given them and cannot access other files on your computer or mobile device. The default activities of saving and sending cookies are not visible to you. However, you can change your internet browser settings to choose whether to approve or reject cookie storage requests, delete saved cookies automatically when you close your internet browser, and the like.

How to disable cookies?

By turning off cookies, you decide whether you want to allow cookies to be stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your web browser. If you disable cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionality on the website.

What are temporary cookies?

Temporary cookies or session cookies are removed from the computer when the Internet browser is closed. Websites use them to store temporary data, such as items in your shopping cart.

What are permanent cookies?

After closing the Internet browser program, permanent or saved cookies remain on the computer. With them, websites store information, such as your login name and password, so you don't have to log in every time you visit a particular site. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer for days, months, and even years.

Does use cookies and why?

Yes, with the primary goal of providing you with a better user experience on our websites.

Deletion and your access to personal data

We will keep the personal data that you have made available to us for as long as the website exists. You are authorized at any time to request notification of which of your data we have in our databases, as well as to request that we change or delete all or some personal data. You will do this by sending a notification with your request via the contact address If you make one of these requests, we will use reasonable efforts to verify your identity and to amend or delete your personal information. We do not provide your data to other recipients. On the website you will find links to other websites. The privacy protection rules on other websites may be different from the privacy protection rules on On our website, we can also offer you the use of AD VEGA social networks (Facebook, Instagram, etc.), which enable the sharing of personal data. Therefore, please familiarize yourself with the Privacy Policy that applies to other websites and social networks.

Your Privacy

By using the website, you agree to the terms of the privacy policy.

Change of privacy policy

In the case of changes to our privacy policy, we will inform you about it on the website and update the date of the change to the privacy policy below as follows. This privacy policy was last modified on May 25, 2018.

Contact for personal data protection

Requests, complaints or inquiries related to the protection of personal data can be sent to the e-mail address
By the applicable legal regulations governing the protection of personal data, any request/inquiry will be resolved as soon as possible, and no later than within 30 days of receipt.
When contacting and making the above requests, we will make reasonable efforts to confirm your identity and prevent the unauthorized processing of personal data.