Last updated: 15.08.2018
All use of personal data is considered as processing of personal information, such as collection, registration, assembly, storage and disclosure or a combination of these. Processing of personal data is governed by the Personal Data Act.
Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster (NOWC) is responsible for processing personal information processed in connection with the use of our services and products, and personal information we collect and process for the purposes stated below. The fact that NOWC is the treatment manager primarily means that it is NOWC, which is responsible in regards of the Personal Data Act on this website and its content.
If NOWC chooses another company that is responsible for processing personal information, ie data about you, we call it a data processor. In cases where we use data providers, we shall ensure that we have entered into data processing agreements that regulate how the data processor can process data that becomes available. The default for this is that the agreement with the data processor can only process personal information on NOWC behalf and for clearly defined purposes, as required by the regulation on the processing of personal data.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
What cookies do we use?
We use the Google Analytics tool to study traffic, usage patterns, and trends on this site. The data collected is used to optimize the user experience and customize the content of the website. According to Google Analytic´s Guidelines we do not collect personal information about you as a user. The data collected is stored on Google servers.
How to delete cookies
Usually, most browsers are set to accept cookies. We note that you can delete cookies by following the instructions for deleting cookies in your browser. You can find information about this in the “Help” feature of your browser. Please note that limiting access to cookies may affect the functionality of our site.
Follow these instructions:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835#/en-us/kb/278835
How do we collect information about you?
Most of our data about you is data that is generated when you use any of our services. Examples of this may be; Pageviews and information about your device (PC, Mobile, Tablet).
1. Information you share with us
When using a form, you will provide some data that is stored with us. This information is stored in our databases, because we should be able to respond to your contact request.
2. Information collected through use of the Services
When using our services, we will record that information about what services you use and how you use them. We do this to have the opportunity to improve our user experience, service content, fraud prevention, and customize content and ads for your usage and interest patterns.
3. Information from other sources
We may receive information from other sources, such as ad networks, customers, targeting tools, or other third parties, to help us or them understand your user patterns, preferences, or generally to improve the services we offer to be more tailored to your needs and interests.
How do we use the information we have gathered about you?
We have collected all of the personal information we have collected to understand and improve our services and products so that you get the best user experience on our websites. NOWC is constantly working to provide you with the best possible experience of our services which are available. In order to do that, we may use personal information we have collected:
– To make a deal with you and make the services work best as possible
NOWC processes personal information and other forms of data to deliver the services agreed with you. We also use data to ensure the best user experience for you through automatic sign-in, customizing the content view of your screen and the fastest possible page loading
– For statistic purposes and to understand market trends
We develop statistics and chart market trends to improve and further develop our sites.
– To personalize services – Services tailored to you
We want to give you the opportunity to get customized content and customization. We do this by using your user behavior data or your preferences or other available information. This can tell us something about your needs and wishes, for example, removing posts you’ve already read from the front page or show reviews of recommended articles, and we can provide you with recommendations about content or services based on what you’ve read or purchased. We also provide recommendations based on what other users with similar usage patterns like you have read.
Information about marketing in email and text
If you have an active customer relationship with FIRMANAVN, we will be able to send you marketing by e-mail or other electronic communication methods within the scope of the Marketing Act, unless you have requested for anything else. If you do not have an active customer relationship with us, we will only send such marketing if you have given us an explicit and informed consent.
How is this information shared?
In some cases, we also share information with affiliates who use the information to convey targeted content and or offers through their services. We then enter into agreements that restrict access to the use of the information and establish obligations to comply with applicable privacy laws.
If there is a suspicion that there has been an offense in connection with the use of services, the information may be disclosed to public authorities upon request.
We will not share, sell or convey personal information in any way other than described in this Privacy Statement.
Correction and deletion of personal data
It is important that information we gather about you is correct and up to date. If you notice a mistake, we encourage you to contact us so that the information can be corrected. You can also contact us if you wish the information can be deleted.
We will not save personal information beyond what is necessary to fulfill the purpose of the processing and statutory duties we have, for example, in accordance with the Accounting Act.
Our analysis and third party tools
NOWC uses analysis tools to collect information about how our services are used. We use Google Analytics, where we measure the number of visitors, which pages are visited, how long a visit lasts and the like.
Statistics on users and traffic are usually used and used in aggregated form, so the statistics do not contain any information that can be linked directly to you as an identified person. IP-adresses are anonymous.
About children’s privacy
NOWC does not wish to collect or otherwise treat personal data about children under 15 years of age.
If children under 15 have nevertheless provided us with personal information, we will delete the information as soon as we become aware of the relationship.
Changes to the Privacy Statement
We will periodically be able to update the Privacy Statement for NOWC , to reflect any changes to the sites. When we update the privacy statement, the new statement will be published on the sites 14 days before the changes are made. We will inform you about the changes in the services that are affected.
If you have questions about the Privacy Statement, please contact us at: