Riga City Municipality must collect, process and use certain types of information about individuals and organizations, in order to perform its direct functions and services in the most effective way.
Depending on the requested or provided service or the performed function, the processing of personal data may take place within the General Data Protection Regulation (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, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).
Personal data may refer to both the former and current users of Riga City Municipality services; former, current and potential employees of Riga City Municipality; suppliers, service providers and persons who cooperate and communicate with Riga City Municipality.
In accordance with external legislation (laws, regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers, binding regulations of the Riga City Council), Riga City Municipality from time to time needs to collect, process and use certain types of personal data that is necessary for the City Municipality to fulfil its functions and obligations.
With this Personal Data Protection Policy, the Riga City Municipality wishes to emphasize its strong commitment to provide the protection of personal data and states that in all your communication and cooperation with the Riga City Municipality, it will try to ensure the security of the processed personal data.
Riga City Municipality on a daily basis generates, collects and otherwise processes personal data on a large scale and in various ways. This information may be obtained from you by submitting applications, or by using the Riga City Municipality portal e-riga to receive Riga City Municipality services, as well as we obtain information about you from other sources, for example, from the government information systems, third parties and public sources when it is necessary to ensure the functions and tasks assigned to the local government by regulatory acts.
The Controller of the data is the Riga City Municipality, in the person of specific department or institution that determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Address of Riga City Municipality: Ratslaukums 1, Riga, LV-1539, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Personal Data Protection Officer is the Riga City Council Data Protection and Information Technology and Security Centre, address: 5 Kr. Valdemara Str., Riga, LV-1010, e-mail: email@example.com.