What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files, which are sent to your device while visiting a webpage, and which the webpage saves to your device, when you open the page. During each next visit cookies are sent back to the home webpage or to any other webpage recognising the cookies. Cookies operate as memory of the particular webpage, enabling the page to remember your computer during next visits; cookies may remember your settings or improve user convenience. For more information on cookies, and how to manage or delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

What cookies do we use?

Our webpage (including https://ligumi.lg.lv) uses two types of cookies:

  • cookies, in which anonymous data is kept on the previous visits the user has made to the webpage, webpage preferences (for example, the next time you visit the Latvijas Gāze webpage, your browser will remember the language you chose, or that you have already been informed of and agree to the cookie policy).
  • Programs developed by Google Inc, cookies created by Google Analytics. The aim of Google Analytics cookies usage is to enhance the quality of the webpage content and adjust it to the needs of the users. More information on the Google Analytics service provider rules can be found here.
NameSupplierUsageExpiration time
_gaGoogle Analytics
Distinguish users
2 years
_gidGoogle Analytics
Distinguish users
24 hours
_gatGoogle Analytics
Throttle request rate
1 minute

How do you turn off cookies?

Cookies can be controlled and deleted as necessary. You can delete all cookies that are on your computer and most browsers can be set up to block the placement of cookies on your device. However, in this case, you will need to adjust the settings manually each time you visit the website, and there is also a risk that some services and features will not work.

If you don’t want us to receive information about your activities on our website, you must activate the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.