General conditions and privacy policy


This website is owned and maintained by Materize – industry collaboration and innovations platform of Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, legal address Kengaraga str. 8, Riga, Latvia (hereinafter “Materize” or “We”).

Original content published on the website is protected by Materize copyright. Any duplication of the data should be agreed with Materize or clear reference made to Materize as copyright owner and source.

Privacy policy

We are committed to protect the privacy of your individual personal data used by Materize and to process, store and record only the personal data that is legally acquired and that is necessary for our business activity, fulfillment of regulation requirements and performance of contractual obligations.

When processing your personal data, Materize will take a proper care to provide confidentiality, integrity and safe storage of personal data. Materize will process your personal data by applying internal procedures and mechanisms to prevent unauthorized use, access, disclosure, copying, modification or damaging of personal data.

Data acquisition, purpose and use

Communication with Materize

If you want to contact Materize by using our website, in section “Get the latest date” you are asked to provide the following information: email address, company name. By providing this information you confirm that you are in a legal capacity and that you are older than 16 years. Materize will be entitled to use this data to contact you and to use it for a potential communication with you in the future.

Site visit

Materize has a right to use the information you provide directly or indirectly to personalize and improve the functioning of the website as well as information accessibility online. Materize has a right to collect anonymous information i.e. information that is not applicable to you or any specific person (information about gender, age, dominant language, occupation, location, actions performed on the website) and that cannot be directly or indirectly identified to this specific person. This information is collected and used so that Materize can summarize information for its marketing purposes about which digital services and website’s sections attract the biggest interest and thus to adjust the Materize service activities.


Materize has a right to collect data about website’s users (including you) by using cookies to improve the services available to users. Cookies are files located on user’s computers by websites to recognize the user and facilitate the use of the website. Internet browsers can be configured to warn the user about the use of cookies and allow choosing whether the user agree to accept them. Ban to use cookies won’t prohibit you the use of the website, but it can considerably restrict your ability to use the site. In addition the servers will register your internet protocol (IP) address, browser mode, language settings, operational system, internet service provider (ISP) and date/time stamp, and time spent in the Materize site’s sections. This information is collected and used by Materize only for the purpose of providing easy and secure functioning of the website as well as for statistical purposes i.e. to find out more about the actions of the Materize website’s visitors on the site and to analyze the visitor’s user experience.

Materize uses cookies to gain a better understanding of how visitors use this website. Cookies help us tailor our websites to your personal needs, to improve their user-friendliness, gain customer satisfaction feedback on our websites (through designated partners) and to communicate to you elsewhere on the web. To enable this, some cookies are applied when you enter our sites. Materize keeps all the information collected from cookies in a non–personally identifiable format. Materize cookies located on your computer do not retain your name or your IP address.

Analytical/performance purposes – this allows us to recognize and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. Therefore helping us to improve the way our website functions for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for.

Google Analytics and other third-party analytics providers to help measure how users interact with our website content. These cookies “remember” what our users have done on previous pages and how they’ve interacted with the website. For more information on Google Analytics, visit Google’s information page. For instructions on how opt out of Google Analytics, see below.

Functionality purposes – to help us recognize you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences and settings.
Sharing purposes – this allows you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Third parties

Materize will not transfer the personal data to third parties, except when it is necessary for a reasonable commercial activity. In such a case Materize will ensure that the third parties maintain confidentiality of your personal data and ensure appropriate protection.

Data actualization

Materize is committed to ensure correctness of your personal data, and we rely on you and other persons who have delivered this personal data that the necessary actualization of this personal data will be ensured. You have a right at any time to request modification, updating or deletion of your personal data that Materize has at its disposal if it doesn’t contradict contractual obligations or legal requirements.

Access to personal data

Based on your written request Materize, in accordance with the regulations, will inform you about:

Modification or deletion of personal data

If you don’t want to receive any further notices, want to delete your personal data completely or modify it or if you have any questions regarding processing of your personal data, please contact Materize through email: and other contact details provided on Materize main page in contacts section.

Adjustments and changes in general conditions and privacy policy

Materize assumes that, prior to using the website, you have read this Privacy policy and Cookies policy and have accepted them. Materize retains a right to modify the conditions of these policies by informing you in the form of a publication on the website. This Policy is valid from May 18, 2018.

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