Personal data is data and assessments that can be linked to an individual. For example, it may be the name, place of residence, phone number, email address and IP address, or a combination of these, which allows you to track who is behind the data.
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.
The J.J. Ugland Companies 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 The J.J. Ugland Companies is the treatment manager primarily means that it is The J.J. Ugland Companies, which is responsible in regards of the Personal Data Act on this website and its content.
If The J.J. Ugland Companies 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 The J.J. Ugland Companies behalf and for clearly defined purposes, as required by the regulation on the processing of personal data.
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 COLLECTED 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.
The J.J. Ugland Companies 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 fulfill the deal with you and make the services work as good as possible
The J.J. Ugland Companies 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 statistical purposes and to understand market trends
We prepare statistics and map market trends to improve and further develop our sites.
To personalize services - services specifically tailored to you
We want to give you the opportunity to get customized content and adaptions. 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 E-MAIL AND SMS
If you have an active customer relationship with The J.J. Ugland Companies, we can send you marketing by email or other electronic means of communication within the scope of the Norwegian Marketing Law, unless you have requested otherwise. 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 partners 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.
CORRECTION AND DELETION OF PERSONAL DATA
It is important that information we gather about you is correct and up-to-date. If you notice an error, we encourage you to contact us so that the information can be corrected. You can also contact us if you want the information to 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
The J.J. Ugland Companies 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 is, and the like.
Statistics on users and traffic are usually used in aggregated form, so the statistics do not contain any information that can be linked directly to you as an identifiable person.
ABOUT CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
The J.J. Ugland Companies does not wish to collect or otherwise treat personal data about children under the age of 15.
If children under the age of 15 have given us personal information, we will delete the information as soon as we become aware it.
CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT
We will periodically update the Privacy Statement for The J.J. Ugland Companies services 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.