Cookie policy

Ministry of Defence's website ''www.mod.gov.lv'' uses cookies to enhance the quality of the website's content and to make the content more user-friendly. When accessing the content of our website, you agree to the use of cookies.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is being sent to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and is stored on your computer or mobile device, when you access the website. Cookies function as a memory storage for a website, it collects the settings data of your device (e.g. font, language, screen resolution and other image settings etc.). Each time you return to a website that you have previously visited, the website will recognize a particular cookie with your device settings and make the website easy to use for any particular person accessing it. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user ID card that indicates to a website when a user returns.

Personal data collection related to the use of cookies is not utilised to personally identify anyone.

Cookies use

Cookie
Type

Service Provider

Purpose of Use

Storage
Period

TS01

Generated by the IT infrastructure server

Session ID, to provide a session while the user is accessing the website. User's language and other settings required for browsing the website are being identified.

During a visit to the website

_gat

Google Analytics

Used to limit the request intensity on a website.

1 minute

_ga

Google Analytics

Used to identify unique visitors to a website by assigning each one a randomly generated identifier (anonymizing).

2 years

_gid

Google Analytics

Determines the number of user visits in the 24-hour period after the first visit.

24 hours

The website uses ''Google Inc.''  developed ''Google Analytics'' cookies. The purpose of these cookies is to enhance our website's content quality and to make it more user-friendly and accessible for anyone. You can read more information about terms of use of ''Google Analytics'' here: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/us/

How to manage cookies

You can manage and delete cookies in your browser settings. Please note that by managing or deleting cookies, it will affect the quality of your content browsing experience.

In case you do not want the webpage to collect your data, you can enable Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881). This Add-on communicates to the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) that no user data should be collected and sent back to the Google Analytics.

Data sent to Google Analytics are anonymous, making user identification impossible. More information about cookies and how to manage them can be found here: www.aboutcookies.org

Additional information

The Ministry of Defence has the right to change the cookie policy at any time. All the changes to the current cookie policy will be published on www.mod.gov.lv.

For more information regarding cookies used on our website, please conatct the Chancellery of the Ministry of Defense by phone. 67335113 or e-mail: pasts@mod.gov.lv.