Privacy Policy

Bc Institut d.d. is respecting your privacy, we understand that it is important to you and that you care about how your information is used. These rules explain when, why and how we collect personal information from people visiting our website or use of any of our services or products, or who asks us to contact or contact us in any other way. These rules also provide a detailed description of the conditions under which we may disclose this information to others and how we care about security of personal informations. Please read our Privacy Policy in its entirety, here we state the principles we are dealing with in your business:

We will never sell your personal information.
We will never share your personal information with a third party for the purpose of promoting this third party.
We will always be concerned about the security of your data, while respecting all personal data protection regulations.

If you are unsure or have questions about how your data is collected or used, please contact us at Our Privacy Policy can be read in full below.


We may collect your personal information in the following ways:
We can collect and keep the personal information you enter when filling out forms on our website such as a mail contact, bid submissions, and more.
We may ask you for your personal information and in case you participate in our prize games or promotional actions or if you report a problem with our website.

If you contact us, we may collect and keep records of such correspondence, including any personal information you provide in the course of correspondence.
We may collect and keep the personal information you provided us within the survey we are asking you to fill in, although you are not required to respond.
We may collect and retain personal information related to your visit to our web site, such as traffic data, location information, and other communication data for your own safety, diagnostic purposes, authentication, billing and billing.


If you are just browsing our website then we collect the following personal information within our logos:

IP addresses

If you want to use our services and products then we collect the following personal information:
Name and surname
Email address
Phone numbers
IP addresses
Payment Information
Although we do not actively collect them, we may store any personal information you discover during live conversations by phone, email, or SMS.


IP addresses

We collect IP address data for security reasons (prevention of DDoS attacks, hacking, fraud, etc.) for diagnostic and statistical analysis purposes to improve the quality and usability of our services.


The cookie is a small file saved on your computer that is used to store your preferences and other information and which web pages you visit. We use cookies for the following purposes:
Analyze traffic to our website using the Google Analytics tool (see below Google Analytics).

Track web site preferences.

If you continue to use our web site, you are granting us the privilege to use the functionalities and third-party cookies required for the normal functioning of our site. Analytics and Adwords marketing chalks decide for yourself whether you want to give us the cookie privilege. Adwords and Analytic Cookies do not affect the proper functioning of our web site and you can withdraw from those cookies at any time.

You can block cookies by activating settings in your web browser that allow you to refuse to set all or some cookies. However, if you set your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be allowed access to all or part of our web site.

If you do not adjust your browser settings by refusing cookies, our system will send you cookies as soon as you visit our web site, as well as third party cookies (e.g., YouTube that we use to browse the video on our site).


The personal information we collect from you is stored on our computers in the Republic of Croatia. However, we may share this information with third parties with whom we cooperate for the purpose of fulfilling service delivery agreements for you outside the European Economic Area.

By submitting your personal data, you are given the privilege of processing this data outside the European Economic Area. We will take all necessary steps to ensure that your personal information, regardless of where it is processed, is safe and handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy and GDPR.


To safeguard the security of all data, we give the utmost attention and take all appropriate steps in accordance with the regulations on the protection of personal data that are valid in the Republic of Croatia.
Collecting all personal data is done through a crypted connection (https).
All personal data is stored behind the firewall in accordance with the highest IT standards, which the Avalon d.o.o hosting company provides.
Physical access to all personal data is protected by appropriate standards.
All personal information we have in electronic form is protected by passwords.


We use the personal information we collect about you in the following ways:

to verify your identity.
for delivering the products and providing services you have agreed with us.
to fulfill our obligations arising from the contracts you have entered into with us.
to display the content of your web pages in the most effective way on your device.
to answer your inquiries.
for providing information, delivering products, and providing the services you request from us, in case you have given our consent to contact you.
to send notification of changes related to our services.
to send promotional emails, in case you have given your explicit permission.
to prevent fraud


Personal Data Protection Regulations govern the assumptions under which personal data can be collected and used as legal grounds for collection and processing. These legal bases are as follows.

Execution of contractual obligations

When you contract providing some of our services or delivering some of our products, we need to collect personal information to fulfill your contractual obligations.

Respect for legal obligations

The regulations in force in the Republic of Croatia oblige us to collect and process data for certain purposes, such as accounting purposes (eg invoicing) and the submission of data in accordance with the requirements of judicial bodies.

Legitimate interests

As part of your daily business, we collect information for the needs of legitimate interests in a reasonable manner. For example, we collect and write IP addresses for protection against fraud and security, as well as for analyzing the use of our web site.


In some cases, we may collect and process your personal information with your privacy, such as sending your newsletter and promotional emails. At any time you can withdraw your consent to receive them.


Your data is only kept as long as necessary to meet the purpose for which it was collected.
At the end of the storage period, we will either delete or anonymize personal information so that we can no longer connect with whom.
Personal data related to any financial transaction are kept for at least 11 years, as the regulations in force in the Republic of Croatia are defined in this way.


Like many other websites, we use certain third-party services related to functionality such as hosting pages on the server, creating and maintaining pages, and so on.

We have carefully selected all these suppliers and made sure that they all provide adequate protection in accordance with GDPR.

Avalon d.o.o. – the company whose services we use to place the site on the server

Avast! Web / Mail Shield – HTTPS encryption of web data


Like many other websites, we use Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about users of our web sites to find out how often they visit our website, which pages they visit, the time they visit them, how long they stay and where they are from.

For the purposes of measuring the success of our website, we use the Google Analytics program for what you are giving us your consent with visiting our web site and clicking the “Accept” button. You can withdraw consent at any time by clicking the “Reject” button. To access a consent window please use the button “Kolačići i politika privatnosti / Cookies and Privacy Policy” in the lower right corner of our web.

These data are collected through cookies and IP addresses, and the statistics obtained are used for the following purposes:

to improve website usability.
to track the success of your marketing campaigns.
for analysis of behavior patterns.

We keep data in Google Analytics for 26 months.

If you do not want Google Analytics to collect this information, you can install Google’s plug-in for your browser to prevent it. You can download it here:
More information on how Google uses the data collected from our web pages can be found here:


For the purposes of our internet marketing, we use the Google AdWords program for what you give us your consent when visiting our web site by clicking the “Accept” button. You can withdraw your consnet at any time by clicking the “Reject” button. To access the privacy window, please use the “Kolačići i politika privatnosti / Cookies and Privacy Policy” button at the bottom right corner of our web.


We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:
If we have an obligation to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any statutory obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users or other persons. This includes sharing information with other companies and organizations for the purpose of preventing fraud and security breaches.


On our website we can set up links to the websites of their business partners. If you follow that link on any of these websites, please note that these websites apply their own privacy policy and that for BC Institut d.d. there is no liability whatsoever with respect to these rules. Please review theirs policies before entering or posting your personal information through these web sites.

14. YOUR RIGHTS TO GDPRAccording to GDPR, as of May 25, 2018, you have certain rights pertaining to your personal information, and are briefly described below.

The right to limit processing

You have the right to demand a limit on the processing of your personal information when there is no legitimate interest in doing so:

when you dispute the accuracy of your personal information
when you file a complaint about data processing (see below the Right to Objection) and we are considering whether our legitimate reasons are your reasons.
when processing is illegal and you are opposed to deleting your personal information and instead seek to limit their use.
when you no longer need personal data, but you are looking for them to set up, enforce or defend the legal requirements.

You can realize your right at any time by contacting us (see below How can you contact us).

Right to access

GDPR gives you the right to ask us which personal information we have and how we handle them and give you access to these data. You can realize your right by contacting us (see below How can you contact us).
Please note that before processing any data access request we need to verify your identity, and we may also contact you further to make sure we understand what information you require. Once we confirm your identity, we will provide the requested information within 30 days.
We will provide you with information free of charge, however, we may charge an administrator fee if the claim is obviously unfounded or excessive, especially if it is repeated. In any case, if you are an existing user, you can access your personal information by contacting us directly with your request

Right to delete (Right to oblivion)

As a natural person you have the right to request the deletion of all of your personal information we have. However, keep in mind that this is not absolute right, so for example, does not exceed our legal obligation to keep accounting records.
Deleting your personal information may be required when your data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was originally collected or processed. You can realize your right by contacting us (see below How can you contact us).

Right to correct

GDPR gives you the right to correct any personal information that is inaccurate or incomplete. (see below How to contact us).

Right to data portability

You have the right to request the delivery of personal information that you have made available in a machine readable form. If you would like to receive the printing of your data, please contact us (see below How can you contact us).

Right to Objection

You have the right to file an objection to processing your personal information when there is no legitimate or legitimate reason to do so.
You can realize your right by contacting us (see below How can you contact us).


Privacy Policy is regularly reviewed and, if needed, refreshed, and you can always find the latest version here:


Your questions, comments and requirements regarding this Privacy Policy are welcome and you can contact us in the following ways:

You can send us a message by e-mail to

You can call us on business day 8-15 h on +385 (0) 1 / 2781-510

You can write to us at: Bc Institute for Plant Breeding and Production d.d. Rugvica, Dugoselska 7, 10370 Dugo Selo


While we will do our utmost to correct any situation regarding your personal information that you are not happy with, if you feel that we do not handle your personal information properly, you have the right to contact the supervisory authority. In this case the supervisory body is the Personal Data Protection Agency (AZOP).

You can find contact information for AZOP here:


Plug-in for different social networks can be embedded in our web site. Associated services are provided by certain companies (“Providers”). These providers include:

Google Network Managed by Google, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 United States. To view program interfaces on Google and their layout, visit the following address:

The Facebook Network operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). To view the program attachments on Facebook and their layout, visit the following address:

The Twitter network operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”). To view the Twitter buttons and their appearance, visit the following address:

Instagram network provided by Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). To view the Instagram software plugins and their appearance, visit the following address:

LinkedIn Network LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). To view program links at LinkedIn and their look, visit the address

Further information on the collection and use of data provided by service providers, as well as on the rights and opportunities available to you in the protection of privacy in these circumstances, can be found in the provider’s privacy policy::

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