Data protection

Data protection

The purpose of using cookies by AB Vilniaus Metrologijos Centras is to ensure the informativeness and relevance of browsing for our website visitors. We therefore use cookies and other tools to increase browsing efficiency, informativeness and security. The cookies used on our website ensure the privacy of your data and the ease of using the website. Technical cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website.

  1. General information about cookies

We use cookies on the website. They make it possible to tailor the functioning of the website to your needs, and they also facilitate browsing and the use of our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text data files that are stored on your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet) when you visit different websites. AB Vilniaus Metrologijos Centras also uses other technologies that fall into the category of cookies: pixels, web beacons, device identification data.

The web server that sends the cookie uses a number which helps identify the website visitor when he or she revisits the website. Only the sender of the cookie has the ability to read and exchange the information contained in the cookie.

  1. Why we use cookies

E.g.:

  • To ensure effective and secure website functioning: we use cookies to support our security features that help detect and identify instances of misconduct on our website;
  • To improve website performance: by monitoring the use of cookies, we can improve functioning of the website and electronic services, develop existing services, and improve functionality; we can also analyse performance when you visit our website from other websites and other devices or equipment;
  • To identify returning website visitors: they help to show relevant information to visitors; they also help to ensure that regular visitors do not have to register and fill out questionnaires repeatedly;
  • To analyse your habits so that website functioning is convenient, efficient and meets your needs and expectations, for example, by ensuring that you can easily find everything you are looking for;
  • To measure the flow of information and data sent to our website: we use cookies to collect statistics about the number of users who have visited the website and the use of electronic services;
  • For targeted marketing: by using cookies, we may collect information so that we can provide advertising or content for a specific browser by creating different target groups; we may use cookies so that we can display relevant information both on our website and beyond.
  1. Cookies used on the website

E.g.:

Necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary on the website so that you can browse and use the features of the website, such as remembering the information entered in the forms during the session, or accessing secure areas of our website.  Without these cookies, it would become impossible to provide certain website services, and the website would not work as smoothly as it should.
Functional cookies

By using these cookies, visitors can avoid having to change the settings each time they visit the website. These cookies help remember your preferences and settings (such as your language or time zone). With the help of these cookies, visitors can avoid having to change the settings each time they visit the website. Functional cookies also remember the changes you have made, as well as in other cases, such as when you leave a comment on the website. Functional cookies do not track your actions on other websites.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies show us whether the visitor has already visited the website. These anonymous cookies help us track the number of users and the frequency of their visits. These cookies collect information about the use of the website and help to improve the functioning of the website. For example, analytical cookies can show which pages are most frequently visited, help register problems on the website, and so on.

Targeting and advertising cookies

These cookies allow us to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited before, and the links you have followed. Then we use this information so that the advertising that is displayed is in line with your interests. Targeting and advertising cookies allow us to know if you have already seen a particular advertisement or a particular type of advertisement, and how long it has been since you saw it. We may use cookies set by another entity so that we can deliver more targeted advertising to you. They are also used so that you only see certain advertisements a certain number of times, and so that this would help measure the effectiveness of advertising.

Facebook and LinkedIn icon plug-ins

This page uses the Facebook and LinkedIn icon plug-ins, so by browsing this website, you agree that we may use your data in Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.