Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The protection of an individual's personal data is determined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU, 2016/679) and the Law on the Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (NN, 42/2018).

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how the University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Svetošimunska cesta 25, PIN: 76023745044 (hereinafter: Faculty of Agriculture) collects, uses and manages personal data found on its website and available to the Faculty of Agriculture by using the website:

The Faculty of Agriculture is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy thoroughly in order to understand why and how we collect your personal data and how they will be used. Regarding the personal data that we collect, the Faculty of Agriculture is the "data controller" and it determines the purposes for which and the means by which personal data is processed.

Collecting and Processing of Personal Data:

When the user engages in specific activities on the website, the Faculty of Agriculture may request the user to provide certain additional personal data. In this case, prior to providing their personal data, the user is obliged to analyse this Privacy Policy and accept their application with respect to the additional data.

Depending on the type of activity, some of the requested data are defined as mandatory and some as optional. If the user does not want to provide mandatory data for an activity that requires that kind of data, they will not be allowed to engage in that activity.

The Faculty of Agriculture collects and uses personal data to enable users to engage in activities on the website and to improve the functioning of the website, as well as to improve the user experience of the website visitors. Also, personal data may be used to resolve certain issues, perform administrative tasks and establish contact with users (if you contact us by e-mail or phone). At the same time, the Faculty of Agriculture processes personal data only to the extent necessary for achieving the legal purpose of the processing.

On the website, depending on the user's activities, the Faculty of Agriculture may collect personal data of users such as: first name, last name, gender, e-mail address or other contact, place of work and IP address.

Personal data is related to an individual natural or legal person, which can be used to identify them, directly or indirectly. The Faculty of Agriculture transparently collects and processes data only to the extent necessary for complying with legal obligations, or for the needs of legitimate interests, or if necessary for the exercise of official authority of the Faculty of Agriculture pursuant to legal regulations, or if such processing is necessary for the execution of contracts or on the basis of your consent.

The processed data are stored in our premises and IT systems, while sometimes we store data on the servers of our trusted service providers. The Faculty of Agriculture ensures that personal data is kept in a secure location (which includes reasonable administrative, technical and physical protection to prevent unauthorized use, access, disclosure, copying or alternation to personal data), the access to which is available to authorized persons only.

Data, in a form that enables identification, is kept only as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed.

Personal data can be stored for longer periods prescribed by the law or regulation that obliges the Faculty of Agriculture to store data, or in the case that personal data will be processed exclusively for archiving purposes in the public interest, for the purposes of scientific or historical research or for statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89, paragraph 1 of the General Regulation on Personal Data Protection and is subject to the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational safeguard measures.

If you have given us your consent, we will process your personal data until you withdraw your consent. If you object to the processing of personal data on grounds of the legitimate interest, your personal data will not be processed in the future.

The following persons may have access to personal data collected by the Faculty of Agriculture in the performance of their duties: legal entities participating in implementing legal relations with users such as IT support and other companies related to the Faculty of Agriculture, public authorities demanding the submission of personal data in accordance with regulations that the Faculty of Agriculture is subject to, and about which the Faculty of Agriculture keeps prescribed records on processing activities.

The Faculty of Agriculture does not consciously collect personal data from children under the age of 16 without the appropriate consent of a parent or legal guardian. If you are under the age of 16, please do not send us any personal information, including your name and email address, without the consent of your parent or guardian.

In case we discover that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 16 without adequate parental or guardian consent, we will delete that data as soon as possible. If you suspect that we have collected personal data from a minor without proper consent, please let us know by e-mail of the Personal Data Protection Officer and we will immediately take the necessary measures.

Cookies Policy:

This website and its online services may use cookies to improve services. The decision to allow the use of cookies on the website is entirely yours. Please note that the website works properly only if the use of cookies is enabled.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is stored on a computer or mobile device when visiting websites. Using cookies, websites remembers your actions and preferences such as login, language, font size and other display preferences, so it is not necessary to re-enter them every time you return to the website.

The cookies that we use do not collect personal data such as first name, last name, e-mail address, etc.

We use functional cookies for the purpose of recognizing the user's visit to the website, to remember your preferences in order to improve and provide a personalized user experience.

If you do not agree with the use of the cookies, you can easily delete (or prevent) them on your computer by selecting this option in the Tools/Options Menu of your browser. Additional information about cookie management is available at

Additional Information:

Our websites contain links to other third party websites and social media sites, and our Privacy Policy does not apply to them. We recommend you to read the privacy protection terms of every website and social network you visit, and especially where you leave information.

User’s privacy rights:

Every user has the right to request access to his personal data, rectification of incorrect data, erasure or restriction of access to your data, as well as the right to object to the manner we process your data, at any time. The above-mentioned rights are exercised by submitting a request to the e-mail address of the Personal Data Protection Officer or by submitting the request in person to the Registration office of the Faculty of Agriculture.

Based on Article 37 of the General Regulation on Data Protection, the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, as the personal data protection officer, appointed:

Darko Strugačevac, M. Sc. oec.
 dstrugacevac ( at )   +385 1 239 3696

Improving the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to periodically update and improve the text of this Privacy Policy from time to time, primarily for the purpose of respecting legal changes, i.e., changes in the purposes and methods of data processing. However, we will not restrict your rights arising from this Privacy Policy or from the relevant legal regulations. In case there are changes that may affect your rights, we will inform you promptly and in an appropriate manner.

This Privacy Policy was updated on July 21, 2023.

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