What is meant by personal data? Personal data are data that can be linked to a person. Examples of personal data are name, address, phone number, sex, weight, shoe size, family relations. All use of personal data is referred to as processing, and strictly regulated by law.
Which data do we collect? For logged in users, we collect personal identification information (name, phone number, email address). For casual browsing users, we do not collect any personal data.
How do we collect your data? You provide us with the data. We collect and process data when you: • Register your user account • Log in to our site
Why do we need your data? Your data is needed for authentication purposes – to give you access, and to prevent abuse by unauthorized third parties.
Who processes your data for us? We use Microsoft Azure AD for authentication and user registration. MS AAD is GDPR compliant.
About cookies on this site
What are cookies? Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement. When you visit our site they can allow us to recognise and remember you.
What types of cookies do we use?
- Strictly necessary: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to securely log in to your account and access our products.
- Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
- Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.
- Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
How can you control cookies?
- Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge browser
- Cookie settings in Firefox browser
- Cookie settings in Safari browser on Mac
- Cookie settings in Chrome browser
- Cookie settings in Vivaldi browser
- All About Cookies.org
- The Wikipedia article on HTTP cookies
If you would like to learn more about privacy, cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
- Personal data – Rights for citizens (EU)
- Datatilsynet (limited content available in English)
- EU GDPR info