Privacy policy

I. Website proprietor information

The Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Internationalization, Foreign Investments and Technology is a legal entity under public law. In accordance with strategic guidelines and documents adopted by the government, it performs expert and development tasks to promote economic competitiveness in the following fields:

The Agency performs tasks in the public interest prescribed by law and its articles of association with the purpose to ensure permanent, expert and independent implementation of measures.

Contact details:

SPIRIT Slovenija, public agency
Verovškova ulica 60, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T: 01 589 18 70
E: info spiritslovenia si

II. Personal data and principles of personal data processing

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual (hereinafter: the data subject). An identifiable individual is an individual who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by providing an identifier, such as name, identification number, location information, online identifier, or by stating one or more factors that characterize the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual.

"Processing" of personal data means any action or set of actions carried out in relation to personal data or sets of personal data, with or without automated means, such as collecting, recording, editing, structuring, storing, adapting or modifying, retrieving, inspecting, use, disclosure through mediation, dissemination or otherwise making available, adapting or combining, restricting, deleting or destroying.

In our role as manager of personal data, we make sure that your personal data is:

III. Personal data processing

We process your personal data only in the following instances:

IV. Personal data storage

We only store your personal data for as long as we need it for the purposes for which we store it in order to meet your needs or meet our legal obligations.

Unless otherwise provided by the regulations governing the storage of documentary and archival material, we use the following criteria to determine the storage period of your data:

We may store certain personal data in accordance with our legal or regulatory obligations, and to allow us to manage our rights (for example, to enforce our claims in court) or for statistical or historical purposes.

When we no longer need your personal data, we remove it from our systems and records or anonymize it so that we can no longer identify you through it.

V. Personal data storage security

We are committed to storing your personal data securely taking all appropriate security measures. Trusted third parties who handle your personal data are contractually obligated to do the same.

We always do our best to protect your personal data, and when we receive it, we use appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. Because the transfer of data over the internet is not completely secure, we cannot guarantee the security of your data that you submit to our website, so any transfer is at your own risk.

Links to third party websites and social media logins

Our websites may occasionally contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies for which we are not responsible and to which we are not subject. Please check these policies before submitting any personal information to these sites.

VI. Your rights and options

Right to withdraw consent: where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. You can withdraw consent in the same way you gave it (e.g. electronically).

Right of access: you can ask us for information about your personal data that we store, including information about what types of your personal data we hold, what we use it for, where/how we collect it, if not directly from you, and to whom they had been revealed, if applicable, the storage period of your personal data, what are your rights relating to your personal data, and information on the possible existence of automated decision-making (including profiling) and the reasons for it and the meaning and intended the consequences of such processing for you.

Right of correction: you may request from us to correct inaccurate personal data we keep about you.

Right to restriction: You may request that we restrict the processing of your personal data if:

Right of transferability: at your request, we will, where technically feasible, transfer your personal data to another manager if the processing is based on your consent or is relevant to the performance of the contract and if the processing is carried out by automated means.

Right to object: if the processing is based on your consent or is relevant to the performance of the contract and if the processing is carried out by automated means, you may object to the processing of personal data at any time for reasons related to your specific situation. When your personal data is processed for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purposes of such marketing, including the creation of profiles. In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data on the grounds relating to your specific situation, where personal data are processed for scientific, historical and research, or statistical purposes, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of the task which is carried out in the public interest.

Automated individual decision-making, including profiling: You have the right to request that you are not subject to a decision based solely on the automated processing of your personal data if this decision has legal effects or significantly affects you.

Right to file a complaint: In the event of an alleged breach of applicable privacy laws, you can file a complaint with the data protection supervisor in your country of residence or in the country where the alleged breach occurred.

Right to erasure: You may request that we erase your personal data if:

We may request proof of your identity to process your request.

VII. Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about how we handle and use your personal information, or want to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at info spiritslovenia si.

VIII. Personal data protection

The websites related to Slovenian participation at Expo 2020 Dubai use technologies for the automated collection of information about your use of the website and the device with which you access the websites (cookies). All cookie details are specifically available here.


SPIRIT Slovenia, public agency, declares that it will make every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date, but does not guarantee or assume any responsibility for it being accurate, up-to-date and complete. Neither SPIRIT Slovenia nor any other legal or natural person who participated in the creation or production of these websites is liable for any damage arising from or in connection with access to, use of these websites or due to inability to use the information on these websites or any errors or omissions in their content.

These websites also provide links to third-party websites or contain information about third parties. SPIRIT Slovenia, public agency, has no control over the content of third-party websites and therefore does not assume any responsibility for the said third-party information.


All information on this website is subject to copyright and other forms of intellectual property protection to the extent permitted by law. The user agrees to use the data on these websites only for their own purpose. Reproduction of data for informational and non-commercial purposes is permitted, the stated copyright or other notices are to be observed.

The user is liable for damages for the use of data obtained on these websites which is contrary to the stated rules of use.

Copyright and related rights for the design, HTML and PHP code of the web presentation and for the materials used in the preparation of the content and in the production of the web presentation are regulated by the contract between the client and the contractor and are protected in accordance with the Copyright and Related Rights Act.