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This website is managed by Sigulda Municipality. Personal data may be processed during the use of cookies. By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies as described in this cookie policy (unless your browser is configured not to accept cookies). Please note that if you choose to disable cookies that are strictly necessary, the website may not function fully.

Information about cookies:

This website is accessed through a browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera or other.

Cookies are information that this browser collects and stores while you are using our website. The next time you visit our website, the browser will remember your web browsing activity and will perform some of it for you, such as choosing a working language or controlling the display of a cookie message. Cookies enable the website to store your individual settings, recognise you and respond accordingly.

Types of cookies and their functions:

There are two types of cookies in general – session cookies and persistent cookies. Cookies are also categorised as first-party or third-party cookies. The above terms are explained below so that you can better understand the nature of cookies and why we use them.

Session cookies allow us to recognise you when you visit a specific website by remembering any modifications or choices you make on that website so that they are stored on other pages. These cookies allow you to use multiple pages of the same website quickly and easily, avoiding the need to process each page you visit. Session cookies are temporary. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window.

Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

First-party cookies are cookies that are managed by the website host.

The following first-party cookies are used on the website:

CookieGroupDescriptionPeriod of validity
cookies-choiceSite cookieDetermines whether the user has made a choice to use cookies90 days
accessibility_contrastSite cookieDetermines whether the user has chosen to view the website in high contrast modeIn-session only
accessibility_sizeSite cookieDetermines whether the user has selected a different typeface size in the text displayIn-session only
PHPSESSIDSite cookieVerifies user session and authorisation data.In-session only

Third party cookies are hosted by other domains that are not owned by us. Third party cookies that may be stored on your computer, phone or tablet when you browse our website.

CookieGroupDescriptionPeriod of validity
Tracking cookies from Google AnalyticsUsed to improve our website by analysing user habits. These cookies provide us with information such as the number of visitors to the website and the pages visited by users, and the total time spent on our website (for more information, please visit Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites).2 years, 24 hours or in-session only