Purpose and legal basis of cookies
The personal data protection specialist is the Data Protection and Information Technology Security Center of the Riga City Council, address: Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street 5, Riga, LV-1010, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about cookies
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Cookies are information that this browser collects and stores when you use our website. The next time you visit our website, the browser will remember your actions, such as choosing the working language or controlling the display of the cookie message. With the help of cookies, the website acquires the ability to store, recognize and respond to the individual settings of the website visitor's browser.
Types of cookies and their use
Types of cookies
There are two types of cookies - session or fixed cookies and permanent cookies. Cookies are also classified as first-party or third-party cookies. The following explains the above concepts so that you can better understand the nature of cookies and why we use them.
Sessions, or mandatory cookies
Sessions, or mandatory cookies, allow for the recognition of the browser and your device, the Internet Protocol (IP) address assigned to your device when you visit a particular website, and memorize any changes or choices on that website so that they can be used in other sections of the website, for example - you will have access to other sections of the restricted website after you have successfully logged in to the website until you have an active logout. These cookies allow you to use several pages of one website quickly and easily, avoiding the need to log in to the website to visit each protected section of the website. Session cookies are non-permanent - they expire when you close the browser in which you viewed the homepage or end the session on that homepage.
Permanent cookies are cookies that are stored on your device with which you view the website for a specific predefined period of time, in which the time is counted after the end of the website browsing session. Stored cookies allow you to use previously made choices or actions on the website every time you visit this website.
First-party cookies are cookies created by our website. They can be identified by the domain name of our website.
Third-party cookies are cookies from websites that do not belong to us. The domain names of such websites are different from the domain of our website. Third-party cookies may also be stored on your device from which you browse our website.
Information about the user's consent for the creation of cookies
Our website technically stores information (IP address, date, time, etc.) about your consent to the creation of website cookies on your device, as well as information (IP address, date, time, etc.) when you revoke your consent to the creation of website cookies on your device.
You can change the cookie settings at any time in your device's Internet browser. For example, you can revoke your consent to the storage of cookies by checking the function in your browser that allows you to reject all proposals for the storage of cookies. You can find these settings in the "Options" or "Preferences" menus of your web browser.