In case you are still wondering where you are, you are on the web portal, owned by Rijeka 2020 d.o.o., or let’s put it this way: you have found your way to the official website of the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture project. By accessing the contents of this website, including the services belonging to this domain and to the respective subdomains, you shall be deemed as being fully acquainted with these Terms and Conditions of use, and as fully understanding and accepting them. Please carefully read the provisions on your and our rights and obligations below. Clear Terms of Use make long friends.

Contents, personal rights and copyrights

Rijeka 2020 asserts its right under Copyright Law to all of its own content presented on this website (texts, video and audio materials, databases and programme code). Any unauthorised use of any part of this website, without the prior consent of the copyright owner (Rijeka 2020, partners, authors, users…) shall be deemed a violation of the copyright.

Rijeka 2020 d.o.o. reserves the right to change or modify the appearance and contents of this website, as well as of the services, subpages and subdomains that are part of this portal without prior notice, and it shall in no event be held liable for any damage caused by these changes.

Links to other web sites

Since we do not have control over the documents, data and information found on third-party websites linked to by the authors and editors on this website, we hereby fully disclaim any liability regarding the content of third-party websites whose content we do not create.

Content transmission

Print and electronic media may transmit articles, photos, videos, publications and other works exclusively indicating the name of the author and a link to the original webpage.

Privacy Policy


1) When you subscribe to the RIJEKA 2020 news (newsletter), we collect and process your first and last name, as well as your e-mail address.

Why do we process this data:

To be able to provide you with information on new, interesting events and send you personalised e-mail with content that might be of interest to you – we need your first name, last name, and your e-mail address. If you give us your consent to send you our newsletter, you can revoke it at any time by updating your user profile or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every RIJEKA 2020 newsletter.

Who do we share this data with:

To deliver our newsletter, manage the recipient lists and record complaints (i.e. unsubscribes) we use the Mailchimp platform and the services of “The Rocket Science Group, LLC”, a US-based company, which is also the data processor acting exclusively on our behalf and taking all measures necessary to ensure data protection is performed in compliance with their membership in the EU-U.S. “Privacy Shield” Programme.

More information on the “Privacy Shield” Programme is available at the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency website.

Moreover, here are some additional circumstances under which we will share your information with authorised third parties, along with some additional purposes for processing your data:

Providing information to Google Inc.

Google collects information by way of our usage of the Google Analytics services on our website. Google uses this information, including IP addresses and cookie data, for multiple purposes, such as for improving the Google Analytics service. The information is anonymously shared with Google. To find out more about which information Google collects, how this information is used, and how to control the information sent to Google, see the Google’s Partners Privacy Policy website. You can choose to opt out of the Google Analytics service by installing the following browser add-on:

Information that our website collects automatically

We automatically collect information stored in server log files, such as your IP address, browser type, redirection/exit pages, and the operating system used. This information is used to help us operate our website and our technical solutions, as well as to understand how our visitors are using and navigating through our website and services and to further improve your user experience while using and navigating our website and services.

Below are the cookies currently in use on our website:

Session Cookies:

– Google Analytics (1 cookie)

Stored Cookies:

– Google Analytics (2 cookies)

– Facebook (2 cookies)

Below are links to their respective Cookie Policy webpages:

Facebook Cookie Policy

Google Analytics

Detailed information on cookies and adjusting browser settings can be accessed at the website.


Types of cookies

Session cookies and Persistent cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that expire once you leave the website. These mandatory cookies are required for the correct operation of certain applications or functionalities on this Website.

Persistent cookies are used to improve our visitors’ user experience (e.g. remembering log-in details so that you don’t have to enter them each time you visit the website). These cookies remain in your browser’s cookie file for a certain period of time. This time period is dependent on your choice of browser settings. Persistent cookies are used to send data to the web server each time you visit the site.

First- and third-party cookies

First-party cookies – are issued by this website. These cookies are often used to ensure optimal website performance, and for tracking your preferences on this website.

Third-party cookies are those installed by another website or service e.g. YouTube. We do not have access to, or control over these cookies. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third parties. If you are within the European Union, you can find out more on how these types of cookies are used by third parties at the following link:

Necessary and other cookies

Necessary cookies are required for the proper functioning of our website and the use of its features and/or services. For example, they enable navigation through our website and the option of logging in to the secure areas of the site. By using this website, you automatically give us your consent to use necessary cookies without which this website cannot properly function. They are PHPSESSID cookies and _exp cookies.

Performance cookies collect information on how our website is used by our visitors, e.g. which pages of the website are most frequently visited, and whether they received any error messages from these pages. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information on our visitors. All the information collected by these cookies is anonymous. They are strictly used for improving the performance of this website.

Functional cookies enable our website to remember your preferences and any customisations that you made during your visit and they also offer an improved and more personalised experience. For example, remembering the changes you made to your language or currency preferences. They can also be used to enable third parties to offer tools for content sharing via social networks and to remember your sharing preferences.

Marketing cookies are used to track a user across the website. They are intended to target individual users and display ads that these users find relevant or interesting, which in turn makes them all the more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.

Filming of events

Events organised by RIJEKA 2020 d.o.o will be photographed and/or filmed in order to ensure the required visibility of the programme as part of the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture project (ECoC programme), while the photographs and videos shall be published on the website and social media accounts of RIJEKA 2020 and for the purpose of archiving information pertaining to the event.

RIJEKA 2020 d.o.o.’s Personal Data Protection and Processing Policy