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General rules Privacy Policy and Cookies (hereinafter referred to as “Policy”) set out the procedures for the processing of personal data and the use of cookies on the website

Privacy policy and cookies used by approves and places on the website the following information on the processing of personal data and the use of cookies:


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you open a website.


How do we use cookies?

We collect Cookies for our legitime interest to provide better service four our website visitors. Cookies are used to record information about how you used our website, for example, when you last visited and what kind of information you searched for while there. The text file can only be read by this website, so no one else can access this information.

Several of our pages use cookies to remember:

  • your screen settings, such as display colour contrast or text size,

  • whether you already agreed (or disagreed) that we use cookies on this site

  • your language choice

  • any data you have entered (except confidential items) to avoid having to re-enter it

You do not need to enable cookies for this site to work, but they ensure better browsing quality. These cookies can be deleted or blocked, but in that case, some features of this site may not work properly.

The information relating to cookies is not used to identify you, and your navigation data is under our control; it is not disclosed to third parties. These cookies are used solely for the purpose specified here.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). The information that this cookie generates on your use of this site (including your IP address) will be sent to Google’s servers and will be stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile website-activity reports for site managers, and provide other services related to the activities of the site and internet usage. Google may send this information to third parties when required to do so by law or in so far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never link your IP address to other data held by Google. By using this site, you authorise Google to process data relating to you in the manner and for the purposes specified above.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, click here.


How can I control cookies and stop receiving them?

You can control and delete cookies as you wish. For more information on how to disable cookie storage and change browser settings, please go to You can delete all cookies that are on your computer and most browsers can be set up to block cookies on your computer. However, in that case, you will need to manually adjust some settings each time you visit the website, and some services and features may not work.


Collection of personal data

We only collect identifying personal data or information specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to our site and necessary for us to fulfill the agreement with visitor. We receive limited information about visitors to our website, such as their name,  email address, telephone. If the visitor enters into the agreement with us for the purchase of services, we will collect personal details that are necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. The personal details that are collected from our clients include: name, address, date of birth, contact information, payment card details, details of purchased services, like subscription to content, etc and any other information clients wish to provide or are required to submit in order to satisfy regulatory and statutory requirements.  Visitors to the site can send us an email using this website. Messages will include the user’s screen name and email address, as well as any additional information that the user wishes to include in their post.
This privacy policy provides information on how we process your personal data when you visit and use our home page.


Data storage

Personal data that you submit to us will only be kept for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, or in accordance with the requirements of the law.

How will your Personal data details be used  

We will process your personal information in order to: administer your account for the purpose of provisioning of our services, monitor website usage levels; satisfy regulatory and statutory requirements; maintain the quality and safety of the services we provide to you.


We do has right to  inform you, from time to time, about products and services of us and other entities, that we feel may be of interest to you, in case if you provided your consent for receiving such marketing materials by opting in. As well according to your consent we have rights to use your Personal data to process profiling and apply automated decision making for the purposes stated above in this Privacy Policy.  Please note this also allows you to remove your consent and opt-out from these services at any time. And your data will never be transferred to any third party without your explicit consent.


Third-party sites

Our site may include external links to third-party websites. cannot accept responsibility for the content and security of any third-party ensures the security and confidentiality of all personal data and information. However, this warranty does not apply to third-party site links and websites.


Personal data processor (registered in Latvia, registration No 42103095915, registered address Artilērijas 23-3, Riga, LV-1001) is the processor of any personal data collected through this website; these data will be processed in accordance with  the Law on the Data Protection of Natural Persons of the Republic of Latvia, and the relevant EU regulatory enactments.

By using this website, you agree that we process information under the procedure and for the purpose listed above.

Other rules

This document is valid as of 4 May 2020.

Reference Documents:

  • EU GDPR 2016/679 (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC)

  • Employee Personal Data Protection Policy

  • Data Retention Policy

  • Data Subject Access Request Procedure

  • Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines

  • IT Security Policy

  • Data Breach Response and Notification Procedure

  • Anonymization and Pseudonymization Policy


Basic Principles Regarding Personal Data Processing

The data protection principles outline the basic responsibilities for organisations handling personal data. Article 5(2) of the GDPR stipulates that “the controller shall be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate, compliance with the principles.”


Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency

Personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject.


Purpose Limitation

Personal data must be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.


Data Minimization

Personal data must be adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed. We apply anonymization or pseudonymization to personal data if possible to reduce the risks to the data subjects concerned.



Personal data must be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified in a timely manner.


Storage Period Limitation

Personal data must be kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.


Integrity and confidentiality

Taking into account the state of technology and other available security measures, the implementation cost, and likelihood and severity of personal data risks, must use appropriate technical or organizational measures to process Personal Data in a manner that ensures appropriate security of personal data, including protection against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alternation, unauthorized access to, or disclosure.


Cross-border Transfer of Personal Data

Before transferring personal data out of the European Economic Area (EEA) adequate safeguards must be used including the signing of a Data Transfer Agreement, as required by the European Union and, if required, authorization from the relevant Data Protection Authority must be obtained. The entity receiving the personal data must comply with the principles of personal data processing set forth in Cross Border Data Transfer Procedure.