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This page informs how the Museum of Jelgava processes personal data. We assume that a person has read and agreed with this information about personal data processing before submitting.

We will process your personal data in accordance with the realization of legal interests, the fulfillment of obligations set forth in regulatory acts, the fulfillment of obligations set forth in contracts, the provision of information to the public, as well as other pre-determined purposes.

The Museum of Jelgava processes personal data according to confidentiality requirements and takes care of the security of personal data at our disposal. The Museum of Jelgava is imposing multiple security measures to avoid illegal access to personal data, disclosure of personal data, or inappropriate use of personal data. Our institution ensures proper processing, storage, and data integrity of this information with an appropriate level of security. According to this, the museum uses physical, technical, and administrative procedures and means to keep personal data after processing. The safety measures are constantly improved.

The Museum of Jelgava is responsible for and uses means that stop the malevolent use of personal data, illegal discovery or changing the data.

This type of information is accessible to the museum for processing in paper or electronic form:

  1. contact information, name, surname, and e-mail address;
  2. photographies, videos, and voice recordings, that have been taken during the museum’s events;
  3. for safety measures, video recording is implemented in the museum’s building;
  4. information about a person, such as the museum’s partners – artists, historians, etc., education, CV, profession, professional work, political affiliation, date of birth, age, sex, and other data for identification;
  5. Access data of registered and public users, usernames, information selection parameters, traffic information, and IP address information are available in the information systems under the supervision of the Museum of Jelgava. We compare the obtained IP address with the data of geographic map services to find out your approximate location;
  6. the website uses cookies, that allow the museum to gather information about visitors’ activities, views, sources, and time spent on the website – the museum gathers this information to improve the website – functionality, intuitiveness, etc.

We implement personal data protection with data encryption tools, firewall protection, and other data network security breach detection solutions.

We store your data in the institution only as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained. Employees with personal data access are trained to work according to the data security regulatory framework.

In order to perform museum functions in accordance with the national regulatory enactments regulating the museum industry, the museum collects and processes materials related to personal data in the museum’s scientific document archive and museum collection for scientific research, historical research, and statistical purposes.

The responsibilities of museum employees include identification of persons, requesting the presentation of identity documents or documents confirming discount status with the aim of correctly and appropriately providing museum services to certain groups of visitors, as well as with the aim of protecting museum property.

The museum’s public events are filmed and photographed in order to regularly and purposefully inform the public about the museum’s offers, work results, and current events.


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