Privacy Policy

I General provisions

  1. The Rectors’ Council Support Association (hereinafter – the Association) respects your privacy and undertakes to protect it in accordance with this Privacy Policy (hereinafter – the Privacy Policy). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with information about the purpose for which the Association obtains personal data, the data amount and the terms of data processing, data protection, as well as to inform you about your rights and obligations.
  2. When processing personal data, the Association shall comply with the laws and regulations in force in the Republic of Latvia, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, as well as other laws and regulations in the field of privacy and personal data processing.
  3. The Association’s Privacy Policy applies to any natural person whose personal data is processed by the Association and applies to the processing of personal data, regardless of the form in which the personal data are provided: on the Association’s website, electronically or by telephone.

II Identity and contact details of the data controller

  1. Identity and contact information of the data controller: Rector’s Council Support Association, Reg.No. 40008057224; Raina Boulevard 19, Riga, LV-1586, e-mail address:; website address: For communication with the Association’s Data Protection Specialist, please write to:

III Personal data and types of data processing purposes

  1. The main goal of the Association is to support the activities of the Rectors’ Council in order to promote the development of higher education and science.
  2. The Association shall process the personal data transmitted to it for the purpose of providing the members of the Association with the access to information related to the activities of the Association on the website (hereinafter – the Website).
  3. The Website collects data on visitors, thus enabling the Association to assess the usefulness of the Website and how it could be improved.
  4. The Association uses Google Analytics, which allows the Association to analyze how visitors use the Website. You can learn more about Google Analytics on the Google website at Anytime visitor can stop Google Analytics collecting data here: Statistics on visitors to the Website may be accessed only by those members of the Association who are responsible for analyzing such data.
  5. The server hosting the Website may record requests sent by the visitor (device used, browser, IP address, date, and time of access). The data referred to in this paragraph is used for technical purposes: to ensure the proper functioning and security of the Website and to investigate possible security breaches. The collection of the data referred to in this paragraph shall be based on the legal interest of the Association in ensuring the technical availability and integrity of the Website.
  6. Cookies are small files that the browser stores each time a visitor visits the Website, in the amount specified in the browser settings on the visitor’s computer. More information about cookies and how to delete and manage them can be found at The visitor can opt-out of cookies in the browser menu or

IV Processing, protection and storage of personal data

  1. The Association uses various technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data. Your personal data is stored securely and is accessible to a limited number of authorized persons.
  2. The recipients of your personal data are the Association and its authorized persons, yourself, the processors, law enforcement or supervisory authorities, as well as the court in the cases and in accordance with the procedures specified in regulatory enactments.
  3. All information for the operation of the Association shall be kept for as long as is necessary for the Association operation, after which the personal data transferred to the Association shall be deleted or destroyed.
  4. You have the following rights:
  • receive information specified in regulatory enactments in connection with the processing or restriction of the processing of your personal data, or the right to object to the processing;
  • submit a request for the exercise of your rights in writing. Documents in the Association are accepted by post, electronic mail (documents signed with a secure electronic signature);
  • receive your personal data, which you have provided and which is processed, in writing or in one of the most commonly used electronic formats.


V Concluding remarks

  1. The Association reserves the right to make changes or additions to this Privacy Policy.