Privacy policy

Valid from 23.12.2018

The privacy policy governs the processing of personal data and the use of cookies on the website (hereinafter ‘the website’) of MTÜ HikingEstonia (hereinafter ‘the hiking club’).

Please read the privacy policy carefully to understand how we may process your information.

We protect the privacy of the customers and users of the website of MTÜ HikingEstonia. This privacy policy provides an overview of our practices regarding the collection and use of information. MTÜ HikingEstonia reserves the right to change the privacy policy unilaterally and without advance notice in order to ensure their compliance with the law. The privacy policy is always available in its latest form on the website.


The processing of personal data is any activity performed with the personal data of the website user (hereinafter ‘the user’) – the collection, processing, storage, rectification or deletion of data.Users are all persons who visit the website, consume services or provide information to MTÜ HikingEstonia.

For example, by reading articles, subscribing to services, or contacting us by e-mail and the contact form.

Services are all free and paid products and services offered by MTÜ HikingEstonia



By using the website, the user gives consent to the processing of his/her data in accordance with this privacy policy.

MTÜ HikingEstonia collects the following personal data of users through the website in the following ways:


MTÜ HikingEstonia uses personal data:

MTÜ HikingEstonia uses website traffic statistics to improve the user experience of the website and to improve marketing efficiency.

The visitor shall have the right at any time to prohibit the processing of their personal data, except when it is necessary for performing a contractual requirement, including the provision of a service.


Third party is the contractual partner of MTÜ HikingEstonia, who processes personal data and whose product or service MTÜ HikingEstonia uses to provide services to the user.

For its daily operations, MTÜ HikingEstonia uses third parties that provide the following:

In addition to the abovementioned, MTÜ HikingEstonia discloses user data to authorised state authorities, law enforcement authorities and the court. In addition, we may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action in connection with illegal activity or suspected fraud.

If the user clicks on any of the links on our website that directs them from the website of MTÜ HikingEstonia to the website of a third party organisation or company, even if there is a link between the websites, MTÜ HikingEstonia has no control over the third party website and is not responsible for the activities of the third party. When navigating from our website to a third party website, you should read the privacy policy of that page separately before sharing any data.


MTÜ HikingEstonia retains personal data as long as it is necessary for the purpose or required by law.

MTÜ HikingEstonia takes all reasonable steps to protect the personal data it manages. Only authorised persons shall have access to the amendment and processing of personal data and that the personal data of all website users shall be treated as confidential.


The user is entitled at any time to:

To exercise their rights, the user must send an e-mail to MTÜ HikingEstonia. If the user is included in a mailing list managed by MTÜ HikingEstonia, they can remove themselves from the mailing list and unsubscribe from further emails by using the link at the bottom of the email.

To restrict the use of cookies, the user can set the preferences in their browser settings.

If the user finds that their rights have been violated when processing personal data, they have the right to turn to the Data Protection Inspectorate.


The website of MTÜ HikingEstonia uses cookies to ensure a better user experience and more effective marketing and also to collect usage statistics.

By visiting the MTÜ HikingEstonia website, the user agrees to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

A cookie is a small text file that the browser automatically saves on a user’s device. Cookies may be created by different service providers, such as Google and Facebook. Cookies are not harmful to your computer.

There are two types of cookies:

Persistent cookies that persist in a cookie file on a user’s computer. They may be used, for example, to identify the user as a repeat visitor to a web page and to customise the content of the web page according to the user’s needs or to collect statistical data.

Session cookies are temporary and disappear when a user leaves the site or exits their browser. Session cookies may be used to enable certain features of the website, such as requesting a service or a product, etc.

Cookies are used to collect information about how the website is used to make it more personal and user-friendly for the user. In addition, cookies help to collect user statistics, which allows us to measure and improve the performance of a website and provide the baseline for efficient marketing activities.

A user is considered to have accepted cookies if their browser settings allow cookies. Web browsers often allow cookies to be stored on your device by default.

The user has the right to prevent cookies from being saved on their computer. To do this, the user must change the settings of their browser.

Instructions for changing the settings of most commonly used web browsers:

Internet Explorer:





When blocking cookies, the user must take into account that all the functions of the website, as well as the campaigns organised by us, may no longer be available to the user.

MTÜ HikingEstonia uses Google Analytics to collect data on the pages visited, visit time, number of visits, devices used, entry channels and other statistics in order to collect usage statistics.

Google Analytics can still collect data about user activity without the use of cookies. In order to stop Google Analytics from using the data, the user can install a Google Analytics blocking application on his/her device: Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on.

Follow the links below to find out more about Facebook ads and Facebook Pixel.



MTÜ HikingEstonia reserves the right to change the privacy policy unilaterally and without advance notice in order to ensure their compliance with the law. The privacy policy is always available in its latest form on the website.

Please contact us at for any privacy and data processing questions.


Unless otherwise stated, MTÜ HikingEstonia owns the copyright of the entire content of this website. This means that the use of its content in any form (even in part) is allowed only with the permission of MTÜ HikingEstonia.

Each copy must be accompanied by a link to this website.

We are always happy to answer any additional questions regarding the privacy policy and data processing. Please contact us at