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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Tallinn Airport values its customers and employees and makes every effort to ensure that their personal data are processed lawfully and securely, including protected against unauthorised access and forwarding. Tallinn Airport processes personal data on the basis of the following principles.

  • When processing personal data, Tallinn Airport complies with the legislation in force in Estonia and the contracts it has entered into. Data is processed to the extent necessary for the performance of contracts and for serving customers.
  • In its day-to-day operations, Tallinn Airport adheres to the principles of personal data protection and maintaining the secrecy of confidential information.
  • The employees of Tallinn Airport are aware of the obligation to protect personal data and maintain the secrecy of confidential information and are responsible for compliance with said obligation.
  • Tallinn Airport processes personal data for specified and legitimate purposes and does not process personal data in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes. The personal data are adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
  • The integrity of personal data and ensuring that it is maintained in order to service customers is extremely important to Tallinn Airport. Personal data that are incorrect for the purposes for which they are processed are erased or corrected.
  • Tallinn Airport protects the personal data entrusted to it against any unauthorised or unlawful access or processing.
  • Tallinn Airport applies appropriate physical, organisational and IT security measures to ensure the protection of personal data.
  • Tallinn Airport does not transmit personal data (including recordings) to other persons, unless the obligation to transmit the data arises from legislation or the data subject has given their prior consent or the transmission of data is necessary for the purposes of processing specified in point 11.
  • Tallinn Airport is the data processor in respect of the personal data provided to an airline and undertakes to apply the data protection requirements and conditions arising from the contract entered into with the airline. Passengers have the right to access their personal data and to obtain extracts of any operations done via the airline. Passengers also have the right to review their personal data and correct any inaccuracies or request corrections by contacting the airline.
  • If a passenger has provided their personal data to Tallinn Airport, they can email a digitally signed request to [email protected].
  • Tallinn Airport processes calls to important telephone numbers in order to ensure aviation security and safety, and to provide better customer service. Surveillance camera images are processed for aviation security and safety and for the protection of persons and property.
  • Recordings of telephone calls and surveillance camera images are processed and retained by Tallinn Airport in its databases.
  • Tallinn Airport retains recorded telephone calls for one year and surveillance camera images for 31 days.
  • Personal data related to incidents, including telephone calls and surveillance camera recordings, will exceptionally be retained by Tallinn Airport for five years for any necessary procedural acts. The data are deleted after the expiry of the term.
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Keeping you informed during a crisis

To keep its own employees and those of its partners informed (via SMS) in a crisis situation, Tallinn Airport will process personal data (name, telephone number and position) on the basis of justified interest (art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR). This we will do to ensure security and the smooth functioning of the processes implemented and the measures taken in said crisis. The text messages with which we keep you informed will be mediated by Telia Eesti AS. Everyone has the right to review the analysis of justified interest in data processing pertaining to their own personal data. To request to do so, e-mail [email protected].


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


The website of Tallinn Airport uses cookies to provide a better user experience. A website visitor can opt out of cookie processing at any time by changing their web browser settings and deleting stored cookies.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.