The term ‘Vrsar Art Festival or ‘VAF’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website and organizer of the festival whose registered office and company registration number is displayed in the Terms and Conditions of this website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website. Organizer provides these services (hereafter “Services”):

  • the website at (the “Website”)
  • the email newsletters (the “Newsletters”).

By joining to use our Services you permit to us processing your personal information in accordance with this Privacy and Cookie Policies. This is the legal basis upon which we process your personal information as well as because it is necessary for the performance of our obligations under the Terms & Conditions. You may withdraw such permission at any time by letting us know at




This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for the Vrsar Art Festival Services, as mentioned above.

Personal Data Protection is very important on the Vrsar Art Fest Website.


Through these Privacy Policy Vrsar Art Fest (hereafter “VAF”, “We”, “Us”) would like to inform the public how we handle and use your personal data. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at


The Privacy Policy is based on the terms used by EU legislation when drafting and adopting the General Regulation on Personal Data Protection. The Privacy Policy is readable and understandable to the general public as well as to our clients and business partners. To ensure this, we will first explain the terminology used.



In this privacy policy, the following terms or definitions are used:

Personal data


Personal data is any data relating to any identified physical person (“the respondent”). An identified natural person is one that can be identified, directly or indirectly, by name and surname, identification number, location information, online identifiers such as the physical, mental, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of a natural person.

b) Examinee

A respondent is any natural person whose identity has been established or can be identified and whose personal data are subject to processing by the processing manager responsible for processing personal data.

c) Processing (process, processed): all use of your personal data such as storing, modifying, forwarding or (partially) deleting these data. for example, amf processes personal data because you use amf websites and/and/or apps.

d) Devices: the devices, such as pcs, smartphones or tablets, with which access can be obtained to the website.

e) Content: information (including audio-visual material such as trailers and photos) that VAF makes available as part of the website.

f) Profiling
Profiling is any method of automated processing of personal data that consists of the use of personal data to determine personal preferences of physical persons, namely to analyze and overlook the aspects of performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior , locating and moving each individual person.

g) Service: the complete package of services that VAF offers to you. For example, website, personalized newsletters, but also the events and the services provided at events.

h) Personal data processing manager or person in charge of processing personal data:

Personal data processing manager or person in charge of personal data processing is any natural or legal person, public institution, agency or other body that solely or in cooperation with others determines the purpose and manner of processing personal data; where the purpose and method of processing of personal data are regulated by the legislation of the EU Member State, the criterion for selection of processing manager will be subject to the ingestion of the legislation of the EU Member State.

i) Personal Data Processing Performer

The Personal Data Processing Officer is a natural or legal person, public institution, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the data processing manager.

j) Third Party

A third party is a natural or legal person, a public institution, agency or other body, who is not a respondent, a processing manager or a processing entity, who is authorized to process the personal data of the respondent by the direct permission of the processing manager or the processing entity.

k) Consent

The respondent’s consent is every accurate, informed and unambiguous indication of the respondent’s wishes by which he or she expresses, through a statement or clear confirmation, the consent to the processing of personal data related to him or her.




Which of your personal data are processed by VAF?


VAF processes the following of your personal data for the purposes explained later in this privacy policy:

  • first name;
  • surname
  • e-mail address;
  • gender;
  • date of birth;
  • address;
  • telephone number;
  • country;

It is not the case that VAF always uses all of your above-mentioned data. This depends on purposes as described later in this privacy policy.

  1. Personal data you voluntarily provide

If you contact us (by email or through the Website), for example with questions about the festival, use of the website, or report a problem with the Website or Newsletters, we may keep a record of that correspondence for two years in case we need to contact you in relation to the issue for which you contacted us, for operational performance improvement and/or nuisance caller management. We will not use it for marketing purposes.

The information you give may include your name, address, telephone number and email address.

  1. Information we collect about you and your device

    a) As a result of using the website
    By means of your registration, you have access to the website. In addition, VAF can also offer the to persons without a registration. If you give permission for this, VAF can read and store the unique characteristics of the device that has been used in the context of the website. Based on the VAF account and/or the unique features of the device which you use to access the website, VAF can keep track of your use of the website, including the content that is watched, read, commented or shared using the VAF account. Insofar as mobile devices are used, the location of the device is passed on to VAF as the context of the website. Prior to installation of such apps on a mobile device, you are explicitly requested to allow your location data to be determined and used.
    a) From third parties:
    When you use the Website and the Newsletters and interact with our Services, we may use technology such as that provided by Google Analytics and/or Mailchimp to collect information about your visit to our Website and/or Newsletters. These tools enable us to analyse how you and others interact with our Website and Newsletters.


VAF uses the information you provide to us for the following purposes:
In order to provide our Services
In order to provide you with marketing information about our services
In order to maintain and improve our services and to identify general trends
– In order to provide personalized services, including content and ads
In order to prevent misuse of the website and the content and to protect the rights of others (including the right-holders to the content).
In order to ensure compliance with laws and regulations:
Your personal data can be used to comply with laws and regulations that apply to VAF, to deal with disputes and to have audits carried out.


We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization or affiliates.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about events, opportunities, or changes to this privacy policy.

This is who we share your information with

We will only share your non-anonymised information with other organisations where we have your permission to do so in accordance with this Policy or where we believe it is necessary for a legitimate reason connected with the Website, and Newsletters and/or our services.

We work with analytics providers and we may receive information about you from them. Below is a non-exhaustive list of third parties we work with. We may work with third parties not listed below or stop working with the third parties listed below.

Name of third party & why we work with them

Google Analytics  – To monitor Website performance and user experience.
Google Apps for Work – To process emails.
Mailchimp – To provide you with our Newsletters and improve the user experience.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation or request;
  • to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements or to investigate potential breaches; and/or
  • to protect the rights, property or safety of our Website, Newsletters and our users.


All information you provide to us is stored on servers owned and operated by Google Ireland Limited, unless it is shared with a third party such as Google Analytics (for instance, see the table of third parties we use above).

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following by contacting us via the email address

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website or email, your information is protected both online and offline.


The website and email may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

From time-to-time we may request information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, address, and email), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of website, email, or our events.


Notification of Changes

Any changes we may make to this Policy will be posted on this page. Where it makes sense because the changes are material, we will notify you by e-mail or in another appropriate manner such as when you next interact with the Website and Newsletters.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at


Cookies Policy


Our website uses cookies, as most websites do, in order to improve and customize your browsing experience and for analytics and metrics about our visitors both on this website and other media. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.  

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your expressed permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your expressed permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.


Technical cookies

Technical cookies are strictly necessary for the website to work properly. Technical cookies cannot be deactivated.


Performance & tracking cookies

We use performance and tracking cookies to further improve our website in order to always provide you with the best possible online experience tailored to your needs.

Third party cookies

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.

We use cookies to build up anonymous statistical information for our marketing purposes and to develop our website using Google Analytics. The program allows us to gather information on what site you visited directly prior to accessing our website, what pages on our site you have viewed and when, your age group, the city where you are using our site, your browser and your operating system. We do not survey this information piece by piece but as a chunk of data, so that we are able e.g. to construct our website to work as quickly and easily as possible on all the most popular devices and browsers. Information gathered via the third-party tools Google Analytics, Google Adwords, MailChimp, YouTube and Facebook Pixel can also help us focus VAF marketing to the right demographics on other sites, such as Facebook and YouTube.


Our site includes the following which uses cookies:

  • Videos (powered by YouTube)
  • Google Maps
  • Google Analytics
  • Facebook Pixel
  • Google Adwords
  • MailChimp
  • Other embedded content


Social website cookies

Necessary for easily “Like” or share our content on the Facebook or Instagram and we have included sharing buttons on our site.


The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.  



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