Privacy

Cultural Association “Alternative Reality”, website address: https://alternativa.lv.

As an organizer of projects and events, the cultural association “Alternative Reality” respects the privacy of project and event participants.  The privacy policy is intended to protect the personal data of project and event participants and to ensure the right to privacy.  It explains for what purposes, how and what participant data is obtained, how it is used and processed.

The data controller is: the Cultural Association “Alternative Reality”, address: Daugavmalas Street 34-27, Saulkalne, Salaspils county, LV-2117.

Personal data of the project and event participant

By applying for a project or event, the participant agrees to the processing of his / her personal data for the purposes of organizing the project / event and to this Privacy Policy.  In order to objectively ensure the results of project activities, it may be necessary to indicate the participant’s name, surname, gender, date of birth and other data in accordance with the registration forms that are published for each specific project / event.  Other data – telephone number, e-mail, place of residence, to be submitted in a free-choice manner, unless required by the specified project application form.  If the participant is provided with insurance within the project, it is necessary to indicate the personal identification code to identify the relevant person.

Lists of participants, project results

The publicly visible list of participants and the results show the name and surname of the participant.  If the participant does not want to be shown in the public lists, he / she must inform the project organizer by e-mail alternativarealitate@gmail.com.  In this case, the participant will be listed as “Anonymous” in the publicly visible lists.

Photo and video

By applying for participation in a project or event, including some of their activities, project and event participants agree to use the photos and videos taken during the project / event for the needs of the project organizer, including, but not limited to, publishing on the website http://www.alternativa.lv, Latvian media and social portals.

Participant rights

At any time, the project / event participant has the right to request information, make corrections or request the deletion of his / her personal data.  All requests for personal data must be sent by e-mail alternativarealitate@gmail.com

Participant database for receiving news

If a participant provides his / her e-mail when applying for a project, it is included in the participant database in order to inform the participant about news or changes in project / event information, as well as other developments.  The organizer of the event can inform the participants about the offers of the cooperation partners.  From receiving the news at any time, the participant has the opportunity to unsubscribe via a link in a letter or by sending their wishes by e-mail alternativarealitate@gmail.com

Data of other persons that may be processed

A person agrees to the processing of his / her data also in such cases if he / she is a follower of the Cultural Association “Alternative Reality”, http://www.alternativa.lv, http://www.mandarinuzeme.lv, http://www.maijagrafs.lv or activities related to these projects on social portals, if he / she participates in surveys  or in tenders if a complaint or claim is submitted and in similar cases.

Third parties

Cultural associations “Alternative Reality” do not sell, rent or transfer the personal information of the participants to third parties, unless this information is necessary for the preparation of reports on projects co-financed by the European Commission or other Structural Funds and related accounting documents.

Data storage

Personal data is stored for 7 years.  The website http://www.alternativa.lv reflects the results of projects that have been publicly available for 7 years.

For users who register on our site (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile.  All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except that they can’t change their username).  Site administrators can also view and edit this information.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on a site, we collect the information displayed on the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and a set of browser user agents to help detect spam.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be provided by the Gravatar Service to see if you are using it.  The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.  Once a comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are saved indefinitely.  This is because we can automatically recognize and approve any additional comments instead of keeping them in the moderation queue.

Visitor comments can be verified using an automated spam detection service.

Media

If you upload images to a site, you should not upload images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS).  Site visitors can download and retrieve any location data from site images.

Cookies

if you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to keep your name, email address and site in cookies.  These are for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your information again when you leave another comment.  These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies.  This cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we also set a number of cookies to store your login information and on-screen display options.  Login cookies last for two days, and on-screen option cookies for a year.  If you select “Remember me”, your login will remain for two weeks.  If you log out of your account, your login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish the article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser.  This cookie does not contain any personal data and simply contains the post ID of the article you just edited.  It expires in one day.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.).  Embedded content from other sites works exactly as if the visitor had visited another site.

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interactions with this embedded content, including tracking your interactions with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to the site.

Password change

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the password reset email.