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This site is managed by Valmiera City Municipality. Personal data may be processed during the use of cookies. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies described here (unless your browser is set to not accept cookies). You should be aware that if you choose to disable certain cookies, the website will not work properly.



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There are two types of cookies in total – session and persistent cookies. Cookies are also classified as first-party or third-party cookies. The following explains the concepts above so that you can better understand the nature of cookies and why we use them.

Session cookies allow you to recognize when you visit a particular website by memorizing any changes or selections on that website so that they are stored on other pages. These cookies allow you to quickly and easily use multiple pages of the same website, avoiding the need to process each page you visit. Session cookies are non-persistent – they expire when you close your web browser or end a session on a particular website.

Persistent cookies are cookies that are stored on your computer for a period of time after the end of a web browsing session, so they allow you to store a user’s choices or actions on a site and use them the next time a user visits that site.

First-party cookies are cookies maintained by entities administered by the website operator.

Third-party cookies are maintained by other domains that do not belong to us. Third-party cookies that may be stored on your computer, phone or tablet when you browse our website.


Name Type Purpose Expiry date
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You can change your cookie settings at any time in your web browser. For example, you can revoke your consent to the storage of cookies by unchecking the feature in your browser that allows you to reject all suggestions for the storage of cookies. You can find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menus of your web browser. Below you can find some useful links:

Chrome: Google Chrome Help Center
Firefox: Cookies – Information that websites store on your computer
Safari: Safari for macOS Sierra: Manage cookies and website data using Safari
Edge: Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy
Opera: Security and Privacy in Opera (Referrals, redirections, and cookies)

The information on the use of cookies has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation). Requirements of Directive 2002/58 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications).

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