Charity Foundation BeOpen (hereinafter referred to as BeOpen) hereby notifies that it performs processing of personal data in accordance with the GDPR and other personal data protection laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia and the European Union.

What is GDPR?

GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation is the name of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

The aim of the GDPR is to protect privacy of individuals in the European Union and to harmonise the national legislation of the European countries.

As of 25 May 2018, the GDPR is directly applicable and fully binding for data processing and protection throughout the European Union and in Latvia, thus replacing the Personal Data Protection Law in effect until now.

GDPR was developed with the aim to harmonise the differences in requirements to the processing of personal data between Member States, allowing EU citizens to have better control of their own personal data, including easier access, awareness in case of identity theft, establishment of clearer rights to erasure of personal data (the “right to be forgotten”), the right to object etc.

Who is the controller of personal data processing and what are the contact details?

The controller of personal data processing is Charity Foundation BeOpen, unified registration No. 50008218201, registered office: Smilšu iela 6, Rīga, Latvija, LV-1050,

The purpose of data processing by the Foundation is to:

* support charity;

* support education;

* support health;

* support sports;

* support cultural events;

* improve the well-being of society, especially of the people in need and vulnerable social groups;

* provide assistance in emergency situations.

Natural persons may submit their requests for information and complaints in relation to processing of personal data electronically, by signing with a secure electronic signature and sending an e-mail to Natural persons may submit a complaint to the following authorities if they believe that the processing of their personal data in the Foundation is not in compliance with the regulatory requirements:

- Data State Inspectorate, website:

address: Blaumaņa iela 11/13-15, Rīga, LV-1011

phone: 67223131, e-mail:

- The supervisory authority in a Member State, in which their permanent place of residence or workplace is located, or where the alleged offence took place. Information on other supervisory authorities is available here.

The General Data Protection Regulation is available here.

Information on the Foundation's Cookie Policy is available here.