Terms of use

In this chapter, you will learn about the terms of use of the Baltic Human Rights Society website. By using this website you agree to be bound by these terms.


By using this website the user agrees to be bound by these terms and gives its implied consent. Continued use of this website implies continued acceptance of these terms. These terms may be updated from time to time without prior notice. See the publication date of the latest version above for reference.


The Baltic Human Rights Society (BHRS) takes every care for this website and its content to be accurate, up-to-date, error-free, and accessible, no guarantees or warranties are provided. The use of this website and reliance on its content are at the user’s own risk and cilvēktiesības.info and its authors disclaim any liability for losses or damages incurred by users of this website.

BHRS reserves the right to add, update, or remove any content at any time and without prior notice.

The content of this website is for general information purposes only. Whilst the content may report or elaborate on rights and legal concepts and it may refer to or quote laws, regulations, and procedures, it must not be considered or referred to as legal or binding text itself.

The content of this website may contain external links to websites, documents, and social media platforms in order to provide additional content (eg. to related or referenced content) and functions (eg. to share or comment on articles). BHRS is not responsible in any way for external websites, content, and functions and cannot guarantee that these are accurate, up-to-date, error-free, or accessible. These terms only apply to this website and do not extend to external links.

Any dispute arising under these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Latvia.


By using this website the user acknowledges that this website and its content contain proprietary intellectual property and copyright information.

Use of any content (including text, images, and logos), either in part or in full, is allowed only with the written permission of BHRS.

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This section of the Terms of Use explains and regulates the collection, storage, and use of personal data collected by this website.  

This website is hosted on servers within the EU and its data collection is thus subject to EU law and regulations. BHRS acts as the data controller, which takes care of the lawful processing and protection of personal data in accordance with the pertinent laws and regulations.

Solely for technical purposes, the following data about the user’s device is collected, stored and used: ip address, device model, screen size, internet browser, and geographic location. This information used to:

  • Provide the best possible visual and technical experience for the user’s device model, screen size, and internet browser
  • Collect statistics on the use and experience of its users
  • Remember the user’s cookies settings
  • Perform the user’s queries
  • Provide data security and prevent or disclose fraud or other offences 

No personal data is disclosed to third parties, except in cases with the explicitly stated consent of the user or where the disclosure is requested by judicial authorities acting under the law. In the event a user wishes to review, update or delete the personal data provided to BHRS, the user must contact

This website uses SSL encryption to secure data communication. BHRS cannot not guarantee that the information transmitted over the internet is safe or that such transmissions will not be subject to delay, disturbance, interception, or error.


This website uses short-term (session) and long-term (persistent) cookies. Session cookies track the user’s action during a single browsing session, but they do not remain on user’s device afterwards. Persistent cookies are used to authenticate the user and save their preferences, these remain on the user’s device between sessions.

This website also uses third party cookies for the purpose of ensuring secure and comfortable operation of the website, as well as for the purposes of generation of internal, non-personal statistics in order to analyse and learn more about the use of this website and the experience of its users. These cookies are mandatory for the full operation of the website.

As non-mandatory cookies this website uses the Google Analytics service, which sends user tracking data to Google servers. In its privacy policy Google prohibits the transmission of personally identifiable information (learn more about Google Analytics cookies).

The non-mandatory cookies on this website may be rejected by changing the cookies settings. Google Analytics cookies may also be rejected by opting-out. All cookies may be rejected by changing the browser settings.


A donation is a gift made by an individual or an organization to BHRS for non-profit charity purposes. 

When making a payment, the donor may specify at his/her own discretion a particular donation purpose, as proposed on this website. BHRS is responsible for using the donation 
for the purposes indicated by the donor and in accordance with its Articles of Association.

The donor may choose to use the online payments methods proposed by this website – payments by cards or via PayPal account. The online payments via this website are processed by PayPal in accordance with PayPal Terms of use.

The donations are not refundable.


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