1 What information do we collect?
We collect, store and use the following personal data:
- Your computer data about your visits and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, visit time, page views and website navigation);
- Data related to any transactions between you and us, as defined in the legislation and the respective terms;
- Data you provide us in order to register with our website;
- Data you provide us in order to subscribe to our website services, e-mail messages and news;
- Any other information you have chosen to notify us.
Without your permission we do not disclose your personal data to third parties, neither sell nor rent it for any other purposes. However, we reserve the right to disclose information about you if this has to be dome within the framework of laws or it must be disclosed on the request of legally operating government agencies or law enforcement bodies.
2 Use of personal data
We are entitled to using your personal data in order to:
- Administer the website;
- Improve your browsing options by personalising the website;
- Give you the opportunity of using the services available on the website;
- Send you commercial notifications of general character (not for advertising purposes);
- Send you e-mail notifications requested by you;
- Send you our newsletter and other promotional information related to our business or that of carefully selected third parties that on our opinion might seem interesting to you, if you have clearly agreed to that by e-mail or using similar technologies (you can notify us at any time if you do not want to receive our promotional messages anymore);
- Provide statistical information regarding our users to third parties, yet this information is not used for identifying individual users;
- Solve your questions and claims in relation to the website or the ones presented about you.
If you present personal data for publishing on our website, we can publish and use these data in other ways according to the authorisation assigned by you.
We do not give your personal data to any third parties for use for advertising purposes without your clearly expressed consent.
3 Social Networds, e.g., Facebook
So called social media plug-ins (plug-ins), especially facebook.com plug-ins Like, Share, may be used in our websites, as well as the option of signing in to our website with your facebook.com data. The provider's website facebook.com is managed by the company Facebook Inc., address 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, but the company Facebook Ireland Limited, address Hanover Reach, 5–7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland, is in charge of the German website facebook.de. The plug-ins are usually marked with Facebook logo.
Along with Facebook plug-ins we also use Google+ plug-ins (provided by the company Google Inc., address Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) and Twitter plug-ins (provided by the company Twitter, Inc., address 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). The explanations regarding Facebook provided below are also applicable to these two service providers with the respective modifications. Additional information on how Google+ and Twitter use data you can find on the websites http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and http://twitter.com/privacy. When visiting our website with an activated plug-in, your Internet browser will make a link with Facebook servers and the fact that you have visited our website will be communicated to Facebook even if you have not entered your Facebook account or activated the plug-in, i.e., clicked on it.
If, during visiting the website, you have entered your Facebook account, Facebook can confirm its access to our website in your user account. If you click on the button "Like", it will be shown on Facebook and recorded so that you could share the information about the Like with your Facebook friends. The same happens if you use the functions Public, Share or Share with Friends, which are available on some of our websites. We cannot influence the essence and volume of the data transmitted to Facebook. Besides, we are not precisely aware on which of your data are transmitted to Facebook and for what purposes Facebook uses them. In any case, your IP address is transmitted and, according to Facebook, also the information regarding the visited website, visit date and time, as well as other information related to the browser. More information regarding Facebook you can find by visiting the website http://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=186325668085084.
If you do not want Facebook to acknowledge the fact about visiting our website in your Facebook user account, before opening our website you should sign out of your Facebook user account. Additional information on Facebook activities in relation to collecting, storing, and use of personal data, as well as the available settings for protecting your personal data, you can find in Facebook Privacy Notice on the website http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
We use so called cookies on our websites. Cookies are small text files saved by the browser on the hard disk of your computer. The cookies we use do not store any persona data, thus a person's identification is not possible.
Cookies improve the operation of our website. One of the reasons for using cookies is to understand how our website is used, improve its attraction, content and functionality. For instance, cookies allow us to identify if subpages of our website are being visited, and if they are, then which and what materials on them have attracted the user's interest. We especially record the number of page visits, number of the visited subpages, time spent on our websites, page visiting sequence, information regarding the search parameters that have directed you to us, country, region and, if required, city from where the page has been accessed, data regarding the Internet browser, percentage rate of the mobile terminals used for accessing our website. Your IP address that is shown for technical reasons is automatically converted into anonymous and does not allow drawing any conclusions regarding your identity.
How to prevent accumulation of cookies on the hard disk or delete them? You can set your Internet browser so that it does not accumulate cookies on the hard disk. In such case you will be asked each time if you agree to save the cookie. You can delete the cookies accumulated on your hard disk at any time. The explanation can be found in your browser operation instructions. Explanations in the form of texts and pictures regarding the Internet browsers Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome are available on the website http://www.meine-cookies.org/cookies_verwalten/index.html.
Google Analytics. This website uses analytics services Google Analytics provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses a specific type of cookies, namely, a text file that is stored on your computer and allows analysing how you are using the website. The information created by the cookie regarding how you are using the website usually is transmitted to one of Google servers in the USA, where it is stored. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics is implemented in this website, using the code "gat._anonymizeIp()" for the purpose of ensuring anonymous recording of IP addresses (so called IP masking). Whereas your IP address is anonymized on this website, your IP address is abbreviated by Google already on the territory of the countries of the EU and European Economic Community Treaty. Only in exceptional cases a full IP address is transmitted to Google server in the USA and it is abbreviated there.
We also use Google Analytics in order to analyse data from AdWords and cookies from DoubleClick for the purpose of making statistics. If you do not want this to be done you can opt out from this activity using Ad Preferences Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb).
5 Data safety
We are taking reasonable technical and organisational measures to prevent the loss, abuse or modification of your personal data.
We store all the personal data provided by you on safe (protected by passwords and firewalls) servers.
Of course, the data transmission on the Internet as such is unsafe, and we cannot guarantee the safety of the data transmitted via the Internet. However, in order to view our website varianti.lv, the users on the browser must allow the safe internet protocols: https.
6 Updating and amending the Policy
We can amend or update a part of this Data Protection Policy without giving a prior notice to you. Prior to using our offers, please review this Data Protection Policy in order to be informed about the most recent amendments or updates.
7 Your rights
You are entitled to requesting us to provide you with any personal information regarding you at our disposal. We may not provide you with such information in the extent allowed by the law.
You are entitled not to allow us processing your personal data for advertising purposes, by sending a respective e-mail message at any time. In fact, you either already in advance clearly consent to us using your personal data for advertising purposes, or we provide you the possibility of opting out from using your personal data for advertising purposes.
8 Third party websites
9 Information updating
Please notify us is your personal data that are at our disposal require correcting or updating.