Privacy and Cookies Policy

Your personal information

We do not solicit, store, or utilize personal information in any form or manner. As defined by EU Safe Harbor and other directives and legislation regarding the safeguarding of information, we do not collect or process any sensitive information.

Social media and other third party sites

We are not responsible for social media sign-ons. We provide Facebook® integration for convenience purposes only. Also provided for convenience are links to Wikipedia® and Google Translate® as well as content served by Topix.net® and Wunderground.com®.We have no affiliation with those sites. Our link to Amazon.com® pays us a royalty if you use our search to access and purchase goods. Our links to Lulu.com® pay us a royalty if you purchase an on-demand printed book. We are not responsible for data solicited or otherwise collected by third parties. See also our cookie notification below.

Email newsletters

We may use your email address to send you periodic items of interest to our reader community. You may opt out of receiving our newsletter at any time by notifying us by email at subscriptions@latvians.com.

Protection of credit card information

We may periodically offer items for sale on Ebay.com, where we accept payment via PayPal only. Any such purchases are conducted securely. We will never ask you for your credit card information directly.

Information we receive from your Internet Service Provider ("ISP")

Latvians.com receives information that is automatically generated by a user’s Internet service provider (ISP). This information may include the IP address (network address), the associated URLs, domain types, the browser type used to access our site, the country, state and telephone area code, the location of the ISP’s servers, the pages of our Site that the user views, any search terms entered on this Site, and the user’s website address and email address. This information may be collected for system administration purposes, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on the site. Latvians.com does not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. however, we reserve the right to link IP addresses and other information supplied by the ISP to personally identifiable information in order to protect the integrity of our web site against malicious conduct.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that a web server places on your computer or mobile device via your browser and which contain information which can be read later by the web server which originally placed the cookie on your computer or mobile device.

We use cookies as follow:

  1. We use functionality cookies to remember choices you make and to assist in context-sensitive navigation. By accessing our site, you agree to the placement if this type of cookie on your computer or mobile device.
  2. We do not use advertising, user tracking, or other cookies.

Third Party Cookies Including Social Networks. If you click on a hyperlink from this Site to any third party websites, for example, if you "share" content with others through social networks, those sites may send cookies to your computer or mobile device. Those sites have their own privacy policies of which you should be aware and which we do not control.

If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will limit some of your browsing experience on our site in following particular content threads and being offered context-based menus which point to related content. These menus will not appear if cookies are disabled, but this will not prevent you from accessing any of our content.

Transmission of information

Our servers are located in the United States. When sending Email via a web browser session, we recommend securing your connection with your mail provider via HTTPS. This may not be the default for your mail provider.

Changes to this policy

This policy may change over time. Please check periodically for changes.

Updated: January, 2017

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