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Purpose and legal basis for cookies used on the website of the Financial and Capital Market Commission

Cookies are small text files, created by the Internet browser and stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) www.fktk.lv and the site of FCMC’s informative tools Bank compass and Insurance Compass compass.fktk.lv/en.

Cookies act as the memory of a particular website. Next time you visit our website, your browser will remember your preferences and actions and carry out some of them for you, for example, control the presentation of cookies notification message and display the sites in your chosen language.

Our website uses a third party service, Google Analytics, to track websites’ traffic and users’ interaction with our website and allows us to analyse visitors’ behaviour and to improve visitors’ experience, for example, we can identify frequently used content and ensure that it is easy to find. We store Google Analytics cookies only if you have accepted the recommended cookies by clicking on the pop-up welcome message when you first visited our website. Please note that we do not store any personal data at any time.

You can find additional information about cookies and how they can be managed or deleted on the website at www.aboutcookies.org.

Legal basis for cookies on the website of the FCMC

A pop-up welcome message is displayed when you first visit our website. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows that you have accepted the recommended or necessary cookies and will not show the message again on subsequent visits.

If you accept Google Anaytics cookies, the legal basis for the use of cookies shall be consent of the user, and you confirm that you have read information about cookies, the purpose of their use and information that the FCMC uses Google Analytics tools.

You may opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites. In this case you need to install Google Analytics opt-out add-ons https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. This supplement prevents Google Analytics JavaScript elements (gtag.js, analytics.js) operating on the website to share information on visiting activities.

Information about cookies used on www.fktk.lv
Cookie Group Purpose Expiration time
fktk_cookie Necessary Registers what cookies user has approved. 180 days
wpwpml_current_admin_language_xxxx Necessary Stores the current administration area language. one day
wpwpml_current_language Necessary Stores the current language in website. one day
wordpress_test_cookie Necessary Tests if cookies are enabled. session
_ga Statistics/Google Analytics Used to distinguish unique visitors. two years
_gid Statistics/Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. Allows us to track visitor behaviour on our website. 24 hours
_gat Statistics/Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate. one minute

We embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. Read more here https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=en-GB#zippy=%2Cturn-on-privacy-enhanced-mode.

Information about cookies used on kompass.fktk.lv
Cookie Group Purpose Expiration time
kompass_cookie Necessary Registers what cookies user has approved. 180 days
_ga Statistics/Google Analytics Used to distinguish unique visitors. two years
_gid Statistics/Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. Allows us to track visitor behaviour on our website. 24 hours
_gat Statistics/Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate. one minute
How to disable cookies?

You can control or delete cookies. Please find more details at aboutcookies.org. You can delete all the cookies on your computer, and most browsers can be set up to block insertion of cookies on your computer. However, in this case you will need to adjust your settings manually whenever you visit our website and there is a likelihood that as a result of above some services and functions will not work.

More information about processing of personal data

For detailed information about personal data processing matters, please contact the FCMC at datu.aizsardziba@fktk.lv. FCMC address: Kungu iela 1, Rīga, LV-1050, phone: +371 67 774 800, email: fktk@fktk.lv.

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