Privacy policy

Cookie policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.

  • First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.

The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time. That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit. Cookies can also be used to establish anonymized statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.

How do we use cookies?

The types of first-party cookie we use are to:

  • store visitor preferences;
  • make our websites operational;
  • gather analytics data (about user behavior)

Necessary cookies

These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember if you have agreed to (or refused) this site’s cookie policy;

Name Purpose Type Duration
AWSALB Used for AWS load balancing HTTP 6 days
AWSALBCORS Used for AWS load balancing HTTP 7 days
PHPSESSID Used for identifying user session HTTP Session

The names of these cookies may change, for technical reasons.

Analytics (statistics) cookies

This webpage uses the application “Google Analytics” made by the company Google Inc., using cookies that are stored on your computer to enable analysis of how you use the relevant webpage. The information established by the cookies about how you use the webpage is sent to the Google server in the USA and stored there. Your IP address, when applying IP anonymization, is shortened within the territory of the European Union or the European Economic Area and may only be delivered for processing to Google servers located in the USA in exceptional cases. Google uses the information in order to assess how you use the particular webpage, in order to prepare reports for webpage providers about activities on the relevant webpages and to provide other services related to the use of webpages and the internet. Google shall never link the IP address received here with any other information being at the disposal of Google. In case of need, Google provides this information to third parties, if it is stipulated in the law or if third persons perform the processing of such data on the assignment of Google.

Name Purpose Type Duration
_ga Used by Google, to identify unique users HTTP 2 years
_ga_# Used by Google for statistics HTTP 2 years

The names of these cookies may change, for technical reasons.

Third-party cookies

Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over. But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.

How can you manage cookies?

Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited. Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).

Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser.

Browser Chrome

Browser Mozilla

Browser Opera

Browser Explorer

Browser Safari

Blocking cookies

You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all (e.g. profile logging-in).

Privacy policy

Currently the privacy policy of SIA Field and Forest is available only in Latvian. Please contact us for more details if necessary.

See below the rights of data subjects regarding their personal data according to European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Your rights regarding your personal data

If you are a data subject in accordance with EU GDPR You have the following rights regarding to your personal data:

  • Rights to be informed and access information. You have the rights to be informed about the purpose and process of processing your personal data. You have the rights to obtain access to the personal data held about you in easily accessible way.
  • Rights to rectify. You have the rights for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data to be corrected without undue delay.
  • Rights to “be forgotten”. You have the rights to recall your acceptance of personal data processing and to have personal data erased without undue delay, once data is no longer needed for carrying out services you have requested and to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Rights to restrict processing. You have the rights to request the restriction or suppression of  your personal data processing.
  • Rights to object. You have the rights to object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation;

Other rights according to EU GDPR. More information can be found on the EU data protection website.