Privacy Policy
Designation of the responsible body

The responsible body for the data controlling of this website is:
University of Latvia
Reg. No. 3341000218
19 Raina Blvd., Riga, LV-1586, Latvia

The responsible body for the data processing is:
Real Life Interaction GmbH
Dr. Volker Braun
Choriner Str. 3
10119 Berlin
The purpose of data collection and storage is to ensure the registration process, ensure the promotion of events and communication with participants, submit reports to the controlling institution. The data processed and stored are: name, surname, e-mail, name of the university, student ID number, company/organization. Data processor is responsible of processing of personal data (talque profile data).

Storage of Personal Data

The University of Latvia processes personal data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purpose of processing personal data or to comply with the requirements of regulatory enactments in force in the Republic of Latvia. According to ERDF project No. "University of Latvia student innovation grants" all student data will be stored and processed for the next 5 years when the project is closed.

Storage and use of Photos and videos

Please be aware that we may take photographs and video material at our events (festival and side events) and we may use these materials on our website (,,, Youtube and social network profiles (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram) to enhance awareness of our events. If you are not comfortable with any material published containing your image, you can inform us accordingly and we will refrain from using such image in the future.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Some of the data processing is only possible with your expressed consent. A revocation of your already issued consent is possible at any time. One informal message by e-mail to the address given in the imprint address suffices for revocation. The legality of the data processing that took place before the revocation remains unaffected.

Right to complain to the relevant authority

In the case of data protection complain, contact the University of Latvia data protection operator, please write to –

Right to data portability

You have the right for data that is processed based on your consent or automated in fulfillment of a contract process to be handed over to yourself or to third parties. The data it to be provided in a machine-readable format. In case a direct transfer of data to another person is desired, this will only be done as far as technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

In accordance with the applicable statutory provisions, you have, at any time, the right to free information about your saved personal data, the source of the data, their recipient and purpose of the processing of the data, and, where appropriate, a right to rectification, block or deletion. In this regard and for any further questions about personal data you can contact us via the options listed in the imprint at any time.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us, our website uses an SSL resp. TLS encryption. This secures data that enter via this website and renders it not readable by third parties. You can recognize the encrypted connection by the "https://" address bar in your browser or the lock icon in the browser bar.

Server log files

The provider of the website collects and stores in server log files information that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Country, city
  • Device
  • Referrer URL
These are not merged with any other data sources. The basis for processing this data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which involves the processing of data to fulfill a contract or precontractual measures.

Registration on this website

To use the talque functionality you can register on our website as a talque user. The data transmitted serves exclusively for the purpose of using our communication service. Mandatory information for registration must be given in full, otherwise registration is not possible.

In case of important changes, e.g. for technical reasons, we will inform you by e-mail. The e-mail will be sent to the address provided at the time of registration, unless this address was subsequently changed in the customer account using the password. In this case this e-mail will be sent to the new address.

The processing of the data entered during registration takes place on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). Withdrawal of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation it is sufficient to send an informal message per E-mail. The legality of the data processing already done remains unaffected by the revocation.

We store the data collected during registration for as long as you are registered on our website. Your data will be deleted should you cancel your registration. Legal retention periods remain untouched.

Use of Facebook Pixel

We use the "visitor action pixel" from Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (Facebook) on our website.

This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the provider's website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook's Data Usage Policy You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be store don your computer for these purposes.

The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address:

Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus guarantees compliance with European data protection legislation (

Privacy Policy for the Google Analytics web analytics service Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Web analytics service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device enable analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website will be sent to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the USA.

The setting of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As operator of this website we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior to optimize our web offer and possibly also to optimize advertising.

IP anonymization We utilize Google Analytics with the IP anonymization feature enabled. It ensures that Google truncates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the agreement on the European Economic Area before being sent to the US. There may be exceptional cases in which Google transmits the full IP address to a server in the United States before truncating it there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports on website activities, and to provide us with further services about website usage and internet related services. There is no merge of Google Analytics submitted IP address data with other data from Google.

Browser plugin The setting of cookies through your web browser can be prevented. However, this could restrict some functions of our website. Similarly, you may only block collection of your data regarding your website usage including your IP address, including the subsequent processing by Google Analytics. For example, this can be done by installing a browser plugin that you can download via the following link:

Objection to data collection by Google Analytics You can prevent data collection through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. It will set an opt-out cookie set that will prevent capture of your data during future visits to our website: Disabling Google Analytics.

You can find details about user data and Google Analytics in Google's privacy policy:

Contractual data processing In order to completely fulfill the data protection laws, we have signed a contract with Google for data processing.

Demographics in Google Analytics Our website uses the "demographic characteristics" feature of Google Analytics. It can be used to generate reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the page visitors contain. These data are from interest-based advertising of Google and third-party visitor data. An assignment of data to a specific person is not possible. You can deactivate this function at any time. This is possible using the Ad settings in your Google Account, or by avoiding the capture of your data by Google Analytics in general, as explained under "Objection to data collection".
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