Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE

 

WHOM THIS PRIVACY NOTICE IS ADDRESSED TO AND OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION

 

This privacy notice contains information about how AB “Vilkyškių pieninė” (hereinafter referred to as the Company), AB “Modest”, AB “Kelmės pieninė”, AB “Pieno logistika” (hereinafter together referred to as the Group of Companies) process your personal data.

 

The Group of Companies acknowledges that the protection of personal data is important for its clients, partners and other data subjects (hereinafter referred to as the Data Subjects), and undertakes to respect and protect the privacy of each Data Subject.

 

Your personal data controllers:

 

-       AB “VILKYŠKIŲ PIENINĖ”, legal entity code 277160980, Prano Lukošaičio g. 14, Vilkyškiai, LT-99254 Pagėgiai, Lithuania, e-mail  info@vilvi.eu,  tel. +370 441 55330.

 

-       AB “MODEST”, legal entity code 121313693, Gaurės g. 23, LT-72340 Taurage, Lithuania, e-mail modest@vilvi.eu, tel. +370 446 72 693.

 

-       AB “KELMĖS PIENINĖ”, legal entity code 162403450, Raseinių g. 2, LT-86160 Kelme, Lithuania, e-mail kelmespienine@vilvi.eu, tel. +370 427 61 246.

 

-       AB “PIENO LOGISTIKA”, legal entity code 303203457, Pagojo g. 1, Pagojys, LT-86149 Kelmės r., Lithuania, e-mail stasys.stanevicius@vilkyskiu.lt, tel. +370 652 28 464.

 

The Company and the Group of Companies reserve the right to modify and/or update the terms and conditions of this Privacy Notice in its sole discretion. Changes to the privacy notice take effect from the date of their publication on: www.vilkyskiu.lt

 

WHAT ARE PERSONAL DATA AND HOW ARE THEY PROCESSED?

 

Personal data is any information about you that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you by name, surname, personal code, location data and IP address and your other physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social aspects of identity.

 

When processing personal data, the Company and the Group of Companies comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter referred to as the Regulation), all other legislation regulating the protection of personal data, provisions, instructions of competent authorities, as well as standards and procedures established within  “Vilkyškių pieninė” Group of Companies, ensuring that personal data are processed accurately, fairly, lawfully, transparently and securely.

 

The Company and the Group of Companies, when processing your personal data, respect the following principles of personal data management:

 

  • Your personal data are processed only to the extent necessary to achieve the relevant clearly defined and legitimate purposes, taking into account the protection of your privacy;
  • Your personal data are processed accurately, fairly and lawfully, and processed only for purposes that are consistent with the objectives set before your personal data are collected;
  • The Company processes your personal data in strict compliance with clear and transparent personal data processing requirements defined in the legal acts;
  • Your personal data are processed only in a form that allows to identify your identity for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
  • The processing of your personal data is subject to appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of personal data, including protection against unauthorised data processing and against accidental loss, destruction and damage.

 

FOR WHAT PURPOSES AND WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?

 

The Company only processes that personal data, which processing is necessary for the following purposes:

Purpose of processing Personal data processed Grounds for processing Storage term
E-commerce For more information, see www.gymon.eu/lt/content/5-privatumo-politika.
Communication is conducted on websites operated by the Company, including direct marketing orders For more information, see www.gymon.eu/lt/content/5-privatumo-politika; www.myliusuri.lt/privatumo-pranesimas; www.vilkyskiu.vilkyskiu.lt/privatumo-pranesimas; www.vilkyskiu.lt/suriai/privatumo-pranesimas.
Communication is conducted in social media Name; Surname; Information about clicks “Follow”, “Like” in Company’s administered accounts; Information about when you started following the Company’s social media account; Information about other communication, i.e. “Like” clicks, comments to posts or shares; Photo; Messages you send; Correspondence history. Article 6 (a) of the Regulation, i.e. you have given your consent to use this information. Personal data will be stored for 10 years.
We obtain your consent and this data when you click on “Like”, “Follow”, “Subscribe” buttons of the Company’s social media accounts, and/or use other communication features, such as “Like”, “Comment”, “Share”, and/or when you are sending messages to us.
Organization of games / contests / promotions Name, surname, e-mail address, phone number and other details, which we will ask you to provide in accordance with the rules of the contest, promotion or game Article 6 (a) of the Regulation, i.e. your consent to participate in a game/contest. 

Article 6 (a) of the Regulation, i.e. we will have a legal obligation to serve you a prize if you win a game/contest/promotion.

We will retain this data within the time period specified in the rules of the specific game / promotion / contest.
We obtain your consent and this data once you register to participate in a game/contest.
Conclusion and execution of contracts with suppliers and buyers (natural persons) of milk. Name, surname, address, contact details (phone number, e-mail address), number of individual activity under a business certificate/business license, signature, account number, settlement history. Article 6 (1)(b) of the Regulation, i.e. processing of your personal data is necessary to conclude and execute a contract. We will retain this data for the entire duration of the contract and for 10 years after the end of the contract.
We receive this data directly from you by concluding the said contracts.
Quality control of products. Name, surname, phone number, e-mail address, circumstances of complaint. Article 6 (1)(c) of the Regulation, i.e. to comply with the Company's legal obligation. Personal data are stored until the date of the settlement of complaint, but not longer than 1 year.
We receive this personal data when you submit a complaint to us via post, e-mail or quality telephone.
Conclusion of transactions, support of commercial communications (administration of databases). Name and surname of a natural person; contact details (e-mail address and/or phone number). 

Name and surname of legal person employee/representative; position; workplace; contact details (e-mail address and/or phone number).

Article 6 (1)(b) of the Regulation, i.e. processing of your personal data is necessary to conclude and execute a contract. 

Article 6 (1)(f) of the Regulation, i.e. the legitimate interest of the Company to conclude and execute contracts, form customer databases.

We will retain this personal data for the entire duration of the contract and for 10 years after the end of the contract.
We obtain this data directly from you by concluding contracts with you or from your employer / principal when you are assigned as a responsible person after concluding the transaction.
Execution of personnel selection For more information, see section below “Personal data processing of applicants”
Accounting (invoices issued to and received from customers / contractors). Name and surname of a natural person; VAT identification number (if VAT payer); number of sole proprietorship/business license/individual activity under a business certificate; address; contact details (e-mail address and/or phone number), account number, settlement history, signature (when submitted). 

Name and surname of legal person employee/representative; position; signature (when submitted).

Article 6 (1)(c) of the Regulation, i.e. to comply with the Company's legal obligation. 

Article 6 (1)(f) of the Regulation, i.e. legitimate interest of the Company in protecting its rights and interests.

Personal data will be stored for 10 years from the date of the billing or receipt of invoice.
We obtain this personal data when you or your employer/principal submits it to us, to issue an invoice for our goods and services or when you provide us with such an invoice.
Securing the safety of assets and persons Video recording that are made facility areas of the Group of Companies. Article 6 (1)(f) of the Regulation, i.e. legitimate interest of the Company in protecting its rights and interests. Video recordings are stored for 1 month.
We obtain this personal data if you will enter the surveillance field of video cameras installed in facility areas of the Group of Companies.
Support of the Company’s websites, improvement of performance. For more information, see “Cookie Privacy Policy”, which is also an integral part of privacy policy of each Company's website.

 

PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA OF APPLICANTS

By conducting selection for available vacancies in the Group of Companies, we may collect and process data that you specified in the form of a questionnaire, CV, cover letter or other document, and provide to us electronically or by arriving at the head office of the Group of Companies, as well as data we may receive from other individuals in order to assess the suitability of your candidature.

 

The data is collected with your consent, which you may express in any appropriate manner testifying to your will before your data is presented to us, for the purpose of conducting the selections.

 

Categories of data processed: general information about the applicant (name, surname, date of birth, address of residence, information about the applicant's experience, education, skills and competences acquired, obtained permits or other rights, and other information), recommendations, feedback from existing and/or former employers, applicant's evaluation information (results of interview with the applicant, opinion of the person(s) carrying out the selection, applicant’s test results, etc.), data of special categories (data about the applicant's health – we may collect and process this data only if and to the extent that is necessary to achieve the objective (i.e. to assess employability, compliance with specific job requirements) and to the extent Permitted under legal requirements).

 

In order to assess the suitability of your candidature and to obtain information about your qualifications, professional skills, business qualities, we may contact your former employers (if you have informed them beforehand) or, in exceptional cases, your current employer (but only with your consent) and manage the information we receive accordingly.

 

In the event that your candidacy is not selected, we will delete your personal data immediately after the end of the selection process, or if you agree, we will retain the data for 5 years in order to provide you with job offers in the future.

 

Companies in the Group of Companies act as joint controllers when processing personal data of applicants for available vacancies. The Company is authorised to enforce your rights as a Data Subject. With regards to the rights of a Data Subject, you can contact any of the joint controllers using the contact information specified in this notice.

 

WE ARE IN SOCIAL MEDIA

 

The website may contain links to third-party websites and links to the Company’s social media accounts. Currently, the company owns Instagram profile “myliusuri”, that is available at www.instagram.com/myliusuri/, and social media “Facebook” profile “myliu surį”, that you can find at www.facebook.com/Myliu-sūrį-711302089392294/.

 

It should be noted that all the information about us on social networks "Instagram" and "Facebook" (including communications or comments being sent, use of fields "Like" and "Follow", and other communications) is controlled by social network controllers. That is why in order to know more deeply, how your personal data are processed on the social network "Instagram", we recommend that you read the privacy communication that is provided by the link: https://help.instagram.com/; in order to know more deeply, how your personal data are processed on the social network "Facebook", we recommend that you read the privacy communication that is provided by the link: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

WHOM CAN WE DISCLOSE TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We may disclose your personal data to any company within the Group. We can also disclose your personal data for the personal data processing operators which provide us with services or do work for us (in formation technology, software maintenance and administration services, security services, etc.) and manage your data in the name of Company or company of Group of companies as data controller. In separate cases your personal data may be released to the couriers, if needed for execution of your orders, and to financial institutions, for payment purposes.

Data managers only have the right to process personal data by our orders and only within the scope and amount as it is necessary.

The Company or another of Group of Companies have right to transmit your personal data being processed to the State institutions and bodies, in order to implement requirements of legal acts. Your personal data may also be transferred to persons providing legal services, when these personal data need to be disclosed in order to determine, implement or defend the rights and legitimate interests of the Company.

DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS

You have the right to request that the Company allow you to access and process your personal data that are processed, request  to correct or delete data, or to limit the data processing, or the right to disagree with the processing of data as well as the right to data portability.
If your data is processed on a consent basis, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Company.
When the Company and/or that of Group of Companies processes your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest, you have the right to disagree at any time, for the reasons specific to your particular case, that your personal data could be processed.
Right to request data erasure, right to restrict data processing, right to data portability and right to disagree with data processing – these are not absolute rights and legislation can provide for additional conditions for their implementation.
If you are concerned about the actions/omissions of the Company and/or company of the Group of Companies, and this cause you believe that you may be in breach of this privacy statement or legal requirements, then you may address to the Company at any time in any convenient way, including by email duomenuapsauga@vilvi.eu. Please note, that when implementing your rights, you must properly confirm your identity. Therefore, when intending to send a request to the Company, in accordance with the procedure established by legal acts, you must use electronic means of communication that allow you to properly identify you, to confirm your identity.
The Company will provide you with the requested information free of charge within one month, but if your requests sent will be manifestly unfounded or disproportionate, in particular because of their repetitive content, the Company shall have the right to charge a reasonable fee, taking into account the provision of information or messages or your required actions, administrative costs, or refuse to take action on the request.

If you fail to resolve the issue with the Company, you have the right to apply to the State Data Protection Inspectorate (ada@ada.lt), that is responsible for supervision and control of legal acts regulating personal data protection.

HOW DO WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL DATA SECURITY?

Company and the companies of Group of Companies use appropriate organizational and technical security of personal data measures to protect your personal data from accidental or unlawful disclosure, or any other illegal activity. These tools are chosen according to the risks that may arise to the rights and freedoms of you as a Data Subject.

In this case, we ensure strict access control to the personal data we process and provide that access to these employees of the Company for whom personal data are required for the performance of their work and for monitoring the use of the access granted. The Company and the companies of the Group of Companies shall ensure access to personal data by appropriate level passwords, and make confidentiality agreements with people who access your person data.

With the help of data processing operators, we take all the necessary measures to ensure that our data processors have implemented also the appropriate organizational and technical security measures for personal data and to maintain the confidentiality of personal data.
Employees of the Company and the Companies of the Group who have access to personal data are introduced to personal data protection requirements and confidentiality of the personal data processed.

WHERE TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions related to the terms of this Privacy Statement or any other questions, please kindly contact us by e-mail: duomenuapsauga@vilvi.eu or by phone +370 441 55330.

COOKIES

In order for this site to work properly, it sometimes records small data files, the so-called "cookies", on your device. The same is true for most major websites.

WHAT ARE THE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves, when you visit it, on your computer or
on a mobile device. As a result, a website may "remember" your actions and options for a certain period of time (e.g., name, language, font size, and other display options), and you don't need to re-enter them each time visiting the site or browsing its various pages.

WHAT OF KINDS ARE THE COOKIES USED?
Essential Cookies - these are the cookies required for the proper functioning of the Site. They enable you to use certain site features such as secure sign-up for account created on the Site.
Analytical / Performance Cookies - by these Cookie the data may be collected on how many users are using the Site, what contents do they choose by navigating, and other information needed to improve the functionality of the Site.
Functional Cookies - are Cookies used to identify the User who re-uses the website. They help to personalize content provided on the Site, save selected settings, etc.
Promotional / Third Party Cookies - with the help of these Cookies information about using the Site is customizable providing user-targeted advertising or other targeted information.

HOW AB "VILKYŠKIŲ PIENINĖ" (HENCEFORTH -THE COMPANY) USES COOKIES?

www.vilkyskiu.lt uses cookies to collect your IP address and browsing information, such as websites you have visited, or time spent on each website. This allows the website to remember your system and settings.
"Google Analytics" cookies allow the Company to track website traffic flows and user actions on the site. The Company uses this data to analyze visitors' behavior and to improve the experience of visiting the site.
"Facebook" promotional cookies allow to show ads to site visitors, related to what
have you visited on the pages, what choices you have made. This way that is used to measure effectiveness of online marketing campaigns, the quality of their performance, to evaluate the effectiveness of advertising and to provide you with accurate information ads for collaborating advertisers, and show you relevant ads.
Cookies are installed on your device when you visit our website. Note that if you turn off cookies in your browser, some of the site's features may be partially or completely shut down.
The legal basis for the use of cookies is the legitimate interest of the Company in the technical provision of the website functioning. In cases where cookies are used to remember your choices and compile statistics, your consent shall be the legal basis for using cookies.

WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA?

The Company's employees, which are responsible for these data analysis and website development, have access to statistical data on the Company's visitors.

Also, access to technical records may be made available to the Company partners who provide the Company with a website Content Management Tools or Company website hosting services.

"Google Analytics" tool is provided by "Google Inc." (USA company), so it also has access to this tool collected statistics. "Google Inc." is committed to the principles of the EU - US Privacy Shield, ensuring that the service provider complies with EU privacy standards. This provider also is subject to contractual obligations to ensure privacy. You can read about that here: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/dpa/dataprocessingamersion_20160909.html.

The partners "Facebook" have access to cookies.

HOW LONG DOES THE COMPANY KEEP THE DATA SAVED?

The Company uses the data collected for analysis up to three years.

Cookies are usually valid for a short time, depending on the type of cookie (a visit session, one minute, hour, day, week or month), but in some cases may be up to five years.

YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW CAN THEY BE USED BY YOU

Contacting the Company by email duomenuapsauga@vilvi.eu  or other contacts assigned by the Company, you can to exercise your rights, including those relating to the processing of personal data by using cookies.

You should submit your application along with your identity confirming document or by  electronic means of communication in statutory order, that allows the person to be properly identified after the confirming  of his/her person identity.

Your rights:

  • get acquainted with your personal data processed;
  • ask for your personal data to be corrected;
  • request to delete your personal data;
  • revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data, if applicable;
  • where applicable - the right to data portability.

In some cases, you may be entitled to request that your personal data processing be restricted, or not allow your personal data to be processed.
Upon your request, your personal data will be deleted, and the Company will only retain copies of such information that are necessary to protect the legitimate interests of third parties, to comply with the obligations of State authorities,  to solve disputes, to identify disturbances.
HOW TO CONTROL THE COOKIES?


You can delete all the cookies already existing on your device; moreover, in most browsers you can set them to disable cookies. However, if you do so, you may have to enter your preferred settings manually every time you visit a website. In addition, some services and features may not work. You can at any time easily manage and / or delete as you wish. In most browsers you can set that cookies would not be recorded.
COOKIES MANAGEMENT IN YOUR BROWSER

 

Most browsers make possible to:
• check what cookies are recorded and delete individual cookies.
• block third-party cookies;
• block cookies from specific websites;
• block all cookies;
• delete all cookies when you close the browser.

If you have chosen to delete cookies, remember that all the options you set will be removed. Also, by blocking cookies completely, many websites (including our site) will not work properly or surfing the site will not work at all. For these reasons, we do not recommend disabling cookies when you use our Internet website.
Chrome
     • Microsoft Edge
Firefox
     • Safari
Opera

"DO NOT TRACK" OPTION


"Do Not Track" technology gives visitors the ability to prevent their tracking on websites for any purposes, particularly for analysis, advertising and the needs of social platforms. How to enable the "Do Not Track" option in your browser:
Chrome
     • Microsoft Edge
Firefox
     • Safari
Opera

 

Or visit here:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

 

RIGHT TO SUBMIT A COMPLAINT
If you believe your rights to privacy have been violated, you can contact the Company by email duomenuapsauga@vilvi.eu. You can also file a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate or you can apply to the court.

CONSOLIDATED AND SEPARATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR 2018
Consolidated and separated financial statements for the year 2018
CONSOLIDATED AND
SEPARATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR 2017
Consolidated and separated financial statements for the year 2017

For investors Print

AB Vilkyškių Pieninė is one of the most modern dairy producers in Lithuania. It is the only specialised plant of cheese in the country that produces over 30 different types of cheese according to original recipes, with as many as 10 of them being gourmet. AB Vilkyškių Pieninė, which was founded in 1993, currently holds an 18-percent share of the cheese market and 12-percent share of the fresh dairy products market in Lithuania.

The company went through a few significant stages of expansion and modernization that led to a success both on the domestic market and outside it:

  • Continued investment in technologies;
  • Particular attention to innovations;
  • Specific focus on human resources;
  • Stringent standards on quality control.

The company stands out from the rest of the market players by its effective organization of production, flexible management, high-quality products and great competence of the staff. Another major advantage is its reliable suppliers, long-term marketing partnership and attractive pricing policy.

The group of Vilkyškių Pieninė unites four companies – AB Vilkyškių Pieninė, AB Modest, AB Kelmės Pieninė and AB Pieno logistika.

AB Vilkyškių Pieninė produces cheese following the traditional Lithuanian and worldwide recipes, as well as their own original ones. AB Modest produces blue cheese Memel Blue, mozzarella and other cheese products. AB Kelmės Pieninė specializes in various fresh dairy products: milk, kefir, butter, curd, sour cream, curd spreads, yogurts, glazed sweet curd snacks, mascarpone.

A large part of the company’s output is exported to such foreign countries as Latvia and Estonia, Scandinavia, Germany, Israel, CIS countries, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland and others. Exports account for about 78 percent of the company’s sales.

Great attention is paid to strengthening the company’s position on Lithuanian and foreign markets, increasing the range of products. The market is continually provided with high-quality exclusive products – both cheese and fresh dairy products.