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We place so-called cookies in the browser(s) of your device (computer, smart device, etc.) so this website could work properly and we could analyse its usage and provide the best user experience.

The websites of the Information System Authority (RIA) use cookies. The explanations on this page describe the use of cookies on the RIA website. The explanations do not cover the processing of personal data on the websites referred to on the RIA website, including the portals operated by RIA.

Other RIA websites may differ in terms of data protection and the use of cookies due to the nature of the website. These differences are described in the privacy policy of the respective website.

RIA may update and add cookies over time to improve the quality of its websites. The data collected, including IP addresses, are not associated with any information which would identify the user. Analytical monitoring of computer usage can lead to indirect user identification.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or other device (such as your phone, tablet) when you visit a website.

The text file contains information that is used to identify the user and improve the user experience of the website.

Cookies make it possible to ensure that the RIA website better meets your needs, for example, that it is easier to find the necessary information on the website and that the use of the website is secure.

Cookies do not read information from the device of the user or transmit it to the web.

Data collected by cookies

  • the Internet Protocol address (IP address) of the computer or computer network used,
  • time of visit (time, date, year);
  • information about the previously visited website;
  • information about the website the user is visiting;
  • information about the time spent on the website;
  • information about the device visiting the website, the browser used, and the operating system of the device;
  • technical data, such as information about plugins used (Flash, Java, etc.).

Cookies used on this site

Cookies for visitor preferences

The name of the cookieSourceExpiry timePurpose
cookie-agreedria.ee101 daysRemembers whether the user has accepted the terms of use of the cookies or not, or if a corresponding message should be displayed.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies allow you to navigate our website. These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing purposes or remember where you have been online. The website will not function properly without these cookies.

These cookies cannot be disabled.

The name of the cookieSourceExpiry timePurpose
has_jsria.eesessionRemembers if JavaScript is enabled in the visitor’s browser. The JavaScript programming language enables to make the website interactive.

Analytics cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how you use this website.

The name of the cookieSourceExpiry timePurpose
_pk_id#ria.ee13 monthsRegisters a unique ID used to generate statistics on how a visitor uses the website.
_pk_ses#ria.ee30 minutesRecords which pages of the website the visitor visits during the session.

We use this information to improve our website through the collection of anonymous information (such as the number of people visiting our website and the page from which visitors came to the website).


Marketing cookies

These cookies are used to track visitors to the websites. This site does not use such cookies.

Unclassified cookies

These are cookies that are not classified. This site does not use such cookies.


Cookies from third party websites

This website may use content from other websites (such as Google Maps) and may direct you to other websites that may use their own cookies. We have no control over the cookies placed on other websites, even if you are directed to them by this website.

Third party services collect data in accordance with their terms.


    How do I manage and delete cookies in my browser?

    Cookies used on this website can be enabled or disabled in your browser.

    Disabling a cookie or cookie category does not automatically delete the cookie from your browser.

    Instructions for managing cookies:


    How can I control the use of cookies and delete cookies?

    Most web browsers automatically accept cookies.

    If you do not want cookies to be stored on your devices, you can change the privacy settings of your browser. From there, you can change your cookie notification settings, as well as block or delete all cookies. You can also view which cookies and from which websites are stored on your device, and delete all or part of the cookies stored on your device.

    Please note that the privacy settings must be changed separately for each web browser you use.

    If you have deleted cookies from your web browsers, the website will treat you as a new visitor.


    Restricted access

    Data exchange is encrypted via the HTTPS protocol.

    In addition to us, employees of our contract partners with the need to know who analyse, maintain, or develop websites may also have access.

    Who can I contact with questions?

    If you have additional questions about the cookies used by RIA and the data collected with them, you can send them to ria[@]

    Last modified: 06.01.2022

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