Processing of personal data may be carried out at the Ministry of Education and Science (hereinafter – the MoES). Before submission of personal data, please read this declaration and accept (if applicable) processing of your personal data at the MoES.

Controller of personal data

The Controller of personal data is the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, Reg.No.90000022399, Riga, Vaļņu Street 2, LV-1050.

Extent of data processing

The MoES undertakes to collect and store only such personal data, which is required for performing activities of the MoES. We will process personal data for the purpose of implementation of legal interests of the MoES, fulfilment of obligations under regulatory enactments, fulfilment of contractual liabilities, ensuring public information, as well as for other predefined purposes.

Use of cookies on the website www.izm.gov.lv

This website uses cookies to make browsing of the website more convenient. By continuing using our website, you agree to the use of cookies. The website uses cookies to enable gathering of information on the visitor activities, page views, sources, time spent on the website and approximate location of the visitor.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file, which is sent to your computer or mobile device during visiting the website and is saved on your computer or mobile device, when you open the website. During each subsequent visit of the website, cookies are sent back to the website of origin or any other website, which recognizes this particular cookie. Cookies function as memory of a particular website, enabling the website to remember your computer or mobile device during each subsequent visit; moreover, cookies can remember your settings or improve your user experience.
Additional information on cookies and how to manage or delete them is available on the website: www.aboutcookies.org.

For what purposes the MoES uses cookies?

Cookies are used on the website of the MoES www.izm.gov.lv to analyse activities of visitors on the website (connection time, duration, most frequently viewed sections).

The information related to cookies is not used to identify you.

Google Analytics

Cookies generated by the program “Google Analytics”, developed by “Google Inc”, are installed on the website of the MoES. The purpose of using “Google Analytics” cookies is improvement of quality of the website of the MoES and customization of the website contents for the needs of visitors. For fulfilment of this purpose, standard information on journal entries (connection time, duration, IP address) and anonymous information concerning your activities on the website is collected.

The information generated by these cookies on how you are using the website is sent to “Google” servers abroad (may not be located in Latvia or the European Union) and stored on these servers.

According to the conditions for provision of services of “Google Inc” and the conditions for provision of services of “Google Analytics”, “Google” will use the said information to assess in the interests of the MoES, how you are using the website, and to prepare reports on activities of visitors on the website.

Your IP address is shortened in the territory of the European Union or the European Economic Area by applying IP-anonymisation (the last octet of your IPv4 address is deleted and the last 80 bits of IPv6 address are set at zero in the memory), and only in exceptional cases may be transferred for processing on “Google” servers located in the territory of the United States of America.

The MoES will not use cookies and will not allow any third party to use cookies for the purpose of finding or collecting any identifying personal information on visitors of the website www.izm.gov.lv.

You are entitled to opt-out of the use of “Google Analytics” cookies by downloading and installing an add-on Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Personal data available for processing of information

While following the use of personal data, the MoES observes the requirements of regulatory enactments. You agree, that the following information, in electronic or printed format, will be acquired and used:

  • Contact information – name, surname, address, phone number and e-mail address;
  • Photos and videos, captured at the Ministry of Education and Science or during events, organised by the Ministry outside the Ministry premises;
  • Security – video surveillance of the building is carried out for ensuring of security;
  • Personal information – education, work experience, occupation, position, professional activity, political affiliation, interests, date of birth, age, gender and other identifying personal data;
  • Survey results – electronic or printed survey, where you express your opinion about any topical subject.

E-application and survey

By filling in an e-application on the website www.izm.gov.lv, you allow the information recipient, the Ministry employee, to process the following data – name, surname, e-mail address, address of residence and the application text to be able to respond to your inquiry operatively and precisely.
By filling in an electronic or printed survey, you agree to give your opinion about the topical subject, and the given opinion will be used for making statistics on the particular subject.

Use of personal data

Videos and photos are used to inform the public about the processes implemented by the Ministry of Education and Science. Such data will be used as far as necessary for public information. After that, the data will be irreversibly deleted. You are entitled to withdraw the consent for using of photos and videos, where you are involved, informing the MoES in advance by sending a message to the e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Events organised by the Ministry of Education and Science

Events of the Ministry of Education and Science, organised at or outside the premises of the Ministry are photographed and filmed. You agree to be recorded by any means without limitations, including electronic recordings, filming, video and audio records and photos, without any compensation. This data is used to inform the public about the events organised by the Ministry of Education and Science. If you do not want to be photographed or filmed, you have to agree on it in advance with the event coordinator by sending a message to the e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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