Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Baltijas Vides Forums, Biedrība (Reg. No. LV40008075450; Address: Antonijas street 3-8, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia) (hereinafter “BEF Latvia” or “We”) operates the website.

We are committed to protect the privacy of your individual personal data and to process, store and record only the personal data that is legally acquired and that is necessary for our Service.

When processing your personal data, we will take due care to ensure confidentiality, integrity and safe storage of personal data. We will process your personal data by applying internal procedures and mechanisms to prevent unauthorised use, access, disclosure, copying, modification or damaging of personal data.

Data acquisition, purpose and use

If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, you will be asked to provide your email address. By providing this information you confirm that you are 16 years or over and accountable by law. We will be entitled to use this data to contact you and to use it for potential communication with you in the future (approximately 60 months after receiving this data).

Site visit

We have the right to use the information you provide directly or indirectly to personalise and improve the functioning of the website as well as information accessibility online. BEF Latvia has the right to collect anonymous information, i.e. information that is not applicable to you or any specific person (information about gender, age, dominant language, occupation, location, actions performed on the website) and that cannot be directly or indirectly identified to this specific person. This information is collected and used so that we can summarise information over which digital services and website sections attract the highest interest, allowing us to adjust the service activities.


BEF LV has the right to collect data about website users (including you) by using cookies to improve the services available to users. Cookies are files located on users’ computers by websites to recognise the user and facilitate the use of the website. Internet browsers can be configured to warn the user about the use of cookies and allow the user to choose whether or not to accept them. Banning the use of cookies will not prohibit you from using the website, but it can considerably restrict your ability to use the site. The servers will register your internet protocol (IP) address, browser mode, language settings, operational system, internet service provider (ISP) and date/time stamp, and time spent in sections. This information is collected and used by BEF LV only for the purpose of providing easy and secure functioning of the website as well as for statistical purposes. More information about cookies can be found in our Cookies policy.

Third parties

We will not transfer your personal data to third parties.

Data actualisation

You have the right at any time to request modification, updating or deletion of your personal data that we have if it doesn’t contradict contractual obligations or legal requirements.
In these cases please contact us via email: or by calling +371 67357555.

Access to personal data

Based on your written request we, in accordance with the regulations, will inform you about:

  • Personal data that BEF LV is processing regarding you;
  • The sources of this data (if regulations allow the disclosure) and how long it will be processed;
  • Date of the last modification;
  • Purposes for which your data is being processed;
  • Whether the processing of your data is automated;
  • Other information if it is directly determined by the regulations.

Right of appeal to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, work or suspect of infringement, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 GDPR.

Adjustments and changes in privacy policy

We assume that, prior to using the website, you have read this privacy policy and cookies policy and have accepted them. We retain the right to modify the conditions of these policies by informing you in the form of a publication on the website. This policy is valid from 12/03/2018.

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