House of Languages

Privacy Policy

The host and manager of the www.valodumaja.lv website is Ltd. Vārdu vārti, hereafter referred to as House of Languages. House of Languages protects and cares about the privacy and personal data of visitors to its website, and commits to respect your rights to the legal processing and protection of personal data and to respect the Privacy Act, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27, April 2016 regarding the protection of individuals, the processing of data, and the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) and other legislative acts, if applicable to data processing.

The following information outlines how House of Languages handles your personal data when you visit and use the www.valodumaja.lv website and how you can contact us if you have any questions or concerns about such handling.

1. Information Collected by Us

1.1. Data Submitted by You

When you buy the services of House of Languages through www.valodumaja.lv website, we receive your personal information — your name, email address, and information about your wishes and knowledge regarding services provided by House of Languages.

You have the opportunity to provide more information, such as something about your appearance and  location. The choice to disclose or withhold this information is yours, and we encourage you not to provide information that you do not want to make public.

House of Languages also receives information about your billing for services provided by House of Languages. This information can include the information needed to make a settlement, such as your payment card number.

1.2. Data and Cookies

We can save and access the information that your internet browser provides when you visit our website, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

Our website uses cookies to ensure that the website works better and communicates with you. This information will only be used by House of Languages to ensure the safe and convenient functioning of the site, as well as for internal statistical needs, namely, to learn more about site visitor activities and to analyse its visitors’ user experience.

For the above purposes, our site uses Google Analytics (the Google web analytics service). The cookie-generated information (including your IP address) will be sent to the Google server in the US and stored there.

We recommend that cookies be stored, for the best user experience and for the most convenient functioning of the website. If you wish to reject them, you can do this by changing your browser settings. Please note that the cookies that you can reject via your browser settings only identify your device and do not disclose your identity. The cookies only contain information that cannot be separately identified. The cookies will be stored on your computer until they expire or you delete them. If you don’t want us to use cookies, you can turn off this feature in your browser at any time. If you don’t want to use cookies on your devices, you can change your browser’s security settings. Note that changes to security settings should be made individually for each browser and that the methods for setting security may vary. However, we must note that if you opt out of cookies, the functionality of some websites may be lost. In addition, turning off cookies or their category does not delete them from your browser; you will need to do that yourself.

The host will not collect any other information by which the visitor could be identified, when combined with the information above, except in the cases specified in this privacy policy.

2. Use of the Obtained Information

The information referred to in Paragraph 1 shall be used by House of Languages for the following purposes:

  • to provide services;
  • to settle bills;
  • to identify customers;
  • to contact customers. House of Languages may send you messages related to services requested or provided, as well as if you have agreed to receive such messages regarding the services and events of House of Languages. In addition, House of Languages may provide you with information regarding security and privacy.
  • to improve the services provided, including via research and reporting (user data is anonymized).

House of Languages may use your data to prevent legal violations.

3. Dissemination of the Obtained Information to Third Parties

House of Languages shall transfer your information to your instructor to the extent necessary for the provision of the service.

Your information shall not be disclosed to other third parties by House of Languages, unless House of Languages has received your explicit consent or the disclosure is requested in accordance with regulatory requirements.

The rules contained in this policy are also applicable if responsibility for the performance of the services of House of Languages are partly or entirely transferred to another company.

4. Privacy Policy Changes

House of Languages can review, change, or supplement its Privacy Policy. House of Languages will notify you of the most significant changes by sending a message to your provided email address.

5. Security and Privacy

House of Languages wishes to protect your personal data. Therefore, its website is protected by appropriate means in order to protect your information from loss, abuse or tampering.

Although House of languages implements security measures to protect the confidentiality of information and to ensure adequate security, we do not guarantee that any information transmitted on the Internet is secure or that such transmissions will not be affected by delays, interference, interception or errors.

6. Your Ability to Manage Your Information

You have the right to receive information from House of Languages about the state of your personal data. If you want House of Languages to change, supplement or either partially or completely delete your personal data, please contact House of Languages using the email address specified in section 8.

7. International Environment

Www.valodumaja.lv is hosted in the United States and is managed from Latvia. The service is available worldwide.

When submitting data to House of Languages, you agree to using the data in accordance with the laws and regulations in effect in Latvia, even if you are in a country or region where there are different standards for the acquisition, use or disclosure of personal data.

8. Communication with House of Languages

If you have concerns or uncertainties about this policy, or if you have questions or need help, please contact House of Languages via the info@valodumaja.lv email address.