Privacy policy

Processing of personal data

This statement describes how personal data is processed at LNMM (in all structural units of the museum). We assume that before submitting personal data you have read this statement and have accepted the processing of personal data mentioned here.

We will process your personal data in accordance with the realization of legal interests, the fulfillment of obligations set forth in regulatory acts, the fulfillment of obligations set forth in contracts, the provision of public information, as well as other pre-determined purposes.

LNMM processes your personal data, observing confidentiality requirements and taking care of the security of personal data at our disposal. LNMM uses various security measures to prevent unauthorized access to data, disclosure of data or use of data by other inappropriate persons. Our institution ensures proper processing, storage, data integrity of this information with an appropriate level of security. Accordingly, we use reasonable and appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures and means to protect the personal data information we collect and process. The implemented safety measures are constantly improved in accordance with the security requirements.

If you have agreed to receive LNMM news, your personal data is transferred to the processor MailerLite Limited (Irish company with registered address: Ground Floor, 71 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, D02 P593, Ireland).

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time. LNMM will evaluate your claims according to its legal interests. If the personal data are no longer necessary for the previously defined processing purposes, they will be deleted.

LNMM is responsible and processes personal data with means to prevent misuse, unauthorized disclosure or alteration of personal data.

LNMM has the following personal data available for further information processing in electronic and paper form:

  1. general contact information, name, address, telephone number and email address;
  2. photos, videos and voice recordings taken at LNMM and at social events outside our premises;
  3. video surveillance is carried out in buildings to ensure security measures;
  4. information about the education, work experience, current employment, positions, professional activity, political affiliation, interests, birthday, age, gender and other personal identifying data of natural persons (for example, LNMM cooperation partners – artists, art historians, curators, etc.);
  5. access data of registered and public users, username, information selection parameters, traffic information and IP address information are available in the information systems under the supervision of LNMM. We compare the obtained IP address with the data of geographic map services to find out your approximate location;
  6. websites use cookies that allow us to get acquainted with information about visitor activities, page views, sources and time spent on the website - we obtain this information to improve the convenience of website visitors, ensure the functionality of the website, as well as to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the website.

We implement personal data protection with data encryption tools, firewall protection, as well as with other data network security breach detection solutions.

We store your personal data in the institution only as long as necessary for the purposes for which they were obtained. Employees who have access to personal data are trained to work in accordance with the data security regulatory framework.

For the performance of museum functions in accordance with the national regulatory enactments regulating the museum industry and in accordance with 18.12.2012. MK regulation No. 923 "Latvijas Nacionālā mākslas muzeja nolikums", LNMM collects and processes materials related to personal data in the museum's scientific document archive and museum collection for scientific research, historical research, as well as statistical purposes.

The responsibilities of LNMM employees include identification of persons, requesting the presentation of identity documents or documents confirming the status of discounts with the aim of correctly and in accordance with 22.12.2015. MK regulations no. 761 "Latvijas Nacionālā mākslas muzeja publisko maksas pakalpojumu cenrādis" to provide museum services to certain groups of visitors, as well as with the aim of protecting LNMM property (issue of family bags, mobile devices, audio guide and other equipment to visitors for temporary use in the museum premises).

LNMM's public events are filmed and photographed in order to regularly and purposefully inform the public about the museum's offers, work results and current affairs.

The controller of personal data processing is the Latvijas Nacionālais mākslas muzejs (hereinafter - Controller), registration no. 90001033633, address: Jāņa Rozentāla laukums 1, Rīga, LV-1010, telephone: +371 67325051, website:

The data protection specialist of the Controller is Māris Ruķers. Contact information for issues related to personal data processing: phone: +371 67291372, e-mail:

You have the right to access your personal data, request the restriction, correction or deletion of personal data processing or object to the processing of personal data. In order to exercise your rights, please use the indicated contact information of the Controller. In case of claims regarding the processing of personal data, you have the right to contact the Data State Inspectorate (Rīga, Elijas iela 17).

Cookie policy

The purpose of this cookie policy is to provide information about the cookies used on the website (hereinafter – LNMM).

The cookie policy regarding the protection of personal data explains how personal data are processed and provides information on the data subject's rights in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 182/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (hereinafter - the Regulation).

Controller: Latvijas Nacionālais mākslas muzejs, registration number 90001033633, address: Jāņa Rozentāla laukums 1, Rīga, LV-1010. Personal data protection officer of the Controller is Māris Ruķers. Contact information regarding questions about personal data processing: phone: +371 67291372, e-mail address: .

What are cookies?

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Depending on the functions to be performed and the purpose of use, there are the necessary cookies, functional cookies, analytical cookies.

LNMM uses the following types of cookies:

  • Necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for you to browse the site and use its features, such as remembering the information entered in the templates during the session. Without these cookies, it would not be possible to provide certain website services. These cookies are stored on your device until you close your web browser. However, if you choose to disable them using the features provided by your browser, please note that the website will not work properly.
  • Functional cookies. With functional cookies, the website remembers the settings you have chosen and the choices you have made, so that you can use the website more conveniently later. These cookies are stored on your device at all times.
  • Analytical cookies. Analytical cookies collect information about how you use the website, find the most frequently visited sections, including the content you select when browsing the website. The information is used for analytical purposes to find out what interests the users of the site, and could improve the functionality of the site, make it more user-friendly.
  • Advertising cookies. These cookies allow us to record user visits to the site, pages you have previously visited, and links you have opened. This information is used to make the ad displayed relevant to the interests of users.

Cookies and purposes of their use

LNMM uses cookies in order to:

  • save visitor settings;
  • ensure the functioning of the site;
  • compile analytical data (visitor statistics);
  • ensure that appropriate advertising is displayed on other websites.

LNMM uses third-party cookies that are outsourced. These third party cookies are Google Analytics and Facebook. LNMM is not responsible for these third party services and cookies and users should read the cookie terms of these service providers themselves. Service providers may change the terms of use, purpose and use of cookies at any time.

The LNMM website is linked to Google Analytics, which LNMM uses to get an idea of ​​how you use the LNMM website and to improve the way we provide information to users. The Google Analytics tool is powered by Alphabet Inc. (U.S. company).

LNMM website uses the following cookies:






This cookie is set by Facebook to display ads after visiting the website while on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising.


3 months


Google Analytics has set this cookie to distinguish users.


1 minute


This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to reduce the speed of requests.


1 minute


This cookie is set by Google Analytics. A cookie is used to store information about how visitors use the site and helps to create an analytical report on how the site works. The data collected, including the number of visitors, the source from which they came, and the pages are received anonymously.


24 hours


Stores user session state on page requests.




Saves information whether the user has agreed to cookies on the website.


1 year


The server creates a “session ID”, which is a randomly generated number that temporarily stores the session cookie. This cookie stores information about the actions performed on the website during the session.



How to control the cookies?

You can delete cookies of your choice. Cookies are saved in your device temporarily or until you delete them manually. The user of the LNMM website can delete all cookies that have already been stored from his device, and can make settings to prevent the browser from saving them. In this case, the choice not to save cookies must be manually indicated each time you visit the LNMM website. However, be warned that some services and features of the LNMM website may not work.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. This add-on contacts Google Analytics to indicate that information about a particular website visit may not be sent to Google Analytics. If you do not want Google Analytics to remember or use information about you, press here.

Changes to cookie policy

LNMM reserves the right to change this policy and the changes to this cookie policy will be published on this website.
The cookie policy was last updated on September 13, 2022.