Privacy Policy

In accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Law on Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, the Regional Energy Agency Kvarner as the Data Controller respects the privacy of each visitor to our website. 
This Privacy Policy provides all the information about collecting and processing personal information.
This Privacy Policy refers to the data collected through the use of the website and to other activities related to the processing of personal data by the Regional Energy Agency Kvarner.

Data Controller:
Regional Energy Agency Kvarner, Ciottina 17b / 1, 51000 Rijeka, VAT: 89507194620
T: 051/631 847; e-mail:
Personal Data Protection Officer:
Lea Perinić, M.A., T: 051/631 803; e-mail:

1. Cookies

For more information on collecting your personal information via cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

2. Data processed on the basis of consent:
1) Data from the "Contacts" form: Name, surname, phone, e-mail and other personal information that the user enters in the "Message" field
The purpose of the data processing is to enable site visitors to contact the Data Controller and post an inquiry. By voluntary registration of your personal information and by marking the field "I consent to having this website store my submitted information so they can respond to my inquiry." you express a clear preference for processing personal data in accordance with the provisions of this section.

2) Data that can be collected at events organized by the Data Controller: name and surname, image and / or voice in photographs and video footage.
The purpose of the data processing is to inform the public about the activities of Data Controller. Written consent for this type of data processing is collected in writing before the images/videos are made.

3) Data collected for special programs, surveys, etc.: name and surname, e-mail address and other personal data tailored to the needs of the individual program, about which whereby the respondents will be informed in writing;
By redrawing your consent, your personal data will not be further processed for the purposes listed above. However, this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing done before the redrawal. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

3. Data processed on the basis of the necessity of processing for the execution of the contract or for undertaking the actions at the request of the partner/candidate prior to the conclusion of the contract:

1) Data from the Call for projects: name and surname, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, as well as any other personal data necessary for the implementation of the individual project and contained in the application form.
The purpose of the data processing is to determine whether the applicant meets the requirements of project, and the legal basis for processing is the conclusion of the contract, the legal obligations of the Data Controller or a legitimate interest.

2) Data collected for employment purposes in accordance with published job openings:
a) Contact details: name and last name, e-mail, phone number, cell phone number, fax number, business address, postal address
b) Personal data of candidate included in their CVs: information about education, work experience, character attributes and skills, as well as any other personal data that the candidate decides to include in his or her own CV
The purpose of the data processing is to decide on the eligibility of candidates for completing an open position in the Agency and contacting the candidates for the purpose of interviewing or receiving other information for the purpose of candidate selection.

4. Data processed on the basis of legal obligations

1) Information about the members of the Governing Council, the head of the institution and the head of the organizational units of the Data Controller: name, surname and contact details of the above mentioned persons.
The purpose of data processing is to provide the public with information about the institution, and the legal basis for the processing of personal data is the legal obligation under the Right of Access to Information Act.

2) The data of the other legal entities taking part in public tenders procedures conducted by Data Controller as a public contracting entity: the personal data of the tenderers
The purpose of data processing is the implementation of a proper public procurement procedure, and the legal basis for the processing of personal data is the legal obligation contained in the Public Procurement Act.

According to the national Budget Act, all payments of the Data Controller are carried out through the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county Treasury and all the data necessary for the execution of the payments are transferred to the County through the treasury system.

5. Method of processing

The data are processed with the application of all prescribed and appropriate legal, organizational and technical measures for data protection. Password-protected access is granted to the authorized personnel only, with the use of IT security measures against unwanted access and data loss: backup, firewall, antivirus.

Data may be transferred to other data processors – e.g. external accounting service, IT service and website maintenance service, and Primorsko-goranska County as the manager of the treasury system. The data is not exported outside the European Union.

6. Storage Period

Data processed on the basis of consent are stored for a period of five years after the expiration of the year in which the consent is collected or until the withdrawal of the consent, unless a particular notice attached to the consent states differently. 

Data collected in job openings procedures shall be stored for a maximum period of 5 years from the date of collection. Job applications submitted as open applications, not responding to the published job opening, will not be processed and will be deleted from the system without delay.

Information published on this website according to the Act on the Right of Access to Information is published until the respondent's loss of status as a member of the Governing Body, the head of the institution or the head of the organizing unit, after which the all relevant data is removed without delay.

Data processed under the Public Procurement Act are stored for a period of four years from the date of the conclusion of a public procurement contract or a framework agreement. If the duration of the contract is longer than three years, the data is stored for a period of three years from the date of contract execution.

7. Rights of respondents regarding the collection and processing of personal data

At all times, you have the following rights:
  • The right to access personal information
  • The right to edit
  • The right to delete
  • The right to limit the processing of personal data
  • The right to submit objections to the processing of personal data 
  • The right to data transferability
  • The right to file objections to the supervisory body:  Personal Data Protection Agency, Martićeva ulica 14, HR - 10 000 Zagreb, Tel. 00385 (0) 1 4609-000, Fax. 00385 (0) 1 4609-099, E-mail:, web:
You can obtain all these rights at any time by submitting a written request to the Regional Energy Agency Kvarner as described above in the Access to Information section.

In the event of inconsistency or discrepancy between the English version and the Croatian version of this Privacy Policy published on the HR pages of the website, the Croatian language version shall prevail.
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