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Data Protection Privacy and Cookie Policy

Data Protection Policy

Right to privacy

We will never collect or publish any personal information without your explicit permission. Any personal information that you choose to share with us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality and our privacy guidelines comply with European laws.

The information we collect through our forms may be used in the following ways:

• To personalize your experience

• To contact you with relevant job offers

• To send relevant emails

• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

• To review your work interests

• To improve our website

How we collect information

We use Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Adwords, Mailchimp, and HubSpot to help analyze how users use the site and our newsletter services. These tools use cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and HubSpot. This information is used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. On Oslopolitan.no, we also have tracking for Vimeo (video functionality and statistics) and our website provider Craft CMS uses a cookie for the purpose of website security.

We use cookies to optimize your experience on your website. You can read our cookie policy below.

The personal information we gather through forms is stored in HubSpot CRM- and marketing system. We do not collect any sensitive personal data in these systems.

How long we store information

We intend to keep the data from opted-in contacts until they revoke that op-in or until they haven't engaged with any Oslopolitan content for two years as we do not want to unsubscribe any of our followers from our marketing updates unless they do so themselves. Customer data will be stored for a maximum of 5 years in order to comply with requirements around reporting and accounting but also in order to provide customers with copies of previously completed work if required.

Third party information sharing

Osloregionen (parent organization of Oslopolitan) is the data controller and will only use the information as defined in this policy. This means we will not sell, trade, or otherwise share your personally identifiable or anonymized information. This does not include trusted third parties that support us in operating our website or servicing our visitors as long as these partners comply with our privacy guidelines. We may be required to release information when this is mandatory to comply with the law or to protect your or our rights, property, or safety.

We will only share your personal data with our trusted third parties when it is necessary to deliver a requested service. Osloregionen as data controller will appoint third parties that will serve this purpose and a list of third parties will be supplied upon request.

Before submitting any personal data through one of our website forms, you are asked if we are permitted to contact you in case of questions or job opportunities.

Personally identifiable information includes information that can be used to identify you. Examples of personally identifiable information are your name, email address, postal address, and phone number.

Unsubscribe and the right to be forgotten

You can unsubscribe from our emails and contact us at any time. We include unsubscribing instructions at the bottom of each email. Additionally, you can email info@osloregionen.no to unsubscribe. In accordance with European law, you have the right to see what data we have collected and you have the right to request removal of this data, simply email info@osloregionen.no with your request.

Consent and changes

By using this website and/or submission in our registration forms, you consent to our website’s privacy policy. Any updates to the privacy policy will be reflected on this page. This page was last updated on July 2, 2021.

Cookie policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them on our website. You should read this policy so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using the cookies and how that information is used. By using our website you are agreeing that we can use cookies in accordance with this policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our websites, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our websites. This allows our websites to recognize your device from those of other users of the websites.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website and to provide a browsing experience that is unique to you. Cookies are used by us so that our website can remember what you have done whilst browsing one of our websites.

What type of cookies do we use?

Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

We use the following cookies:

• Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

• Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, such as greeting you by name and remembering your preferences.

• Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies help ensure that the website is running smoothly for our visitors and it does not collect any personal or sensitive information

Cookie: _ga_1E0L03GCYT Domain: .oslopolitan.no Platform: Google Analytics Type: Analytics Description: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. Duration: 2 years
Cookie: _ga Domain: .oslopolitan.no Platform: Google Analytics Type: Analytics Description: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Duration: 2 years
Cookie: aka_debug Domain: .akamaized.net Platform: Vimeo Type: Functional Description: This cookie is set by the provider Vimeo.This cookie is essential for the website to play video functionality. The cookie collects statistical information like how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. Duration:
Cookie: CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN Domain: www.oslopolitan.no Platform: Craft CMS Type: Necessary Description: This cookie is set by the provider Craft CMS. This cookie is used for the purpose of website security that is Cross-Site-Request forgery prevention whenever a form is used. Duration: Session

What kind of information do we collect by using cookies?

When you visit our website, we may automatically collect the following types of information from you: Your internet protocol (IP) address, time zone setting, operating system and platform, information about your visits including the URL you came from, your country, the search terms you used in our website, products you viewed or searched, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and the methods used to browse away from the page.

How do you block cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. You may block our cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to delete and control them by clicking on Help in your browser menu.

If you block our use of cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way.

How Oslopolitan can change the Cookie Policy

We may update this policy from time to time. Changes in technology, legislation, and authorities’ guidance may require us to inform you of the activities we undertake where it affects your privacy rights. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes. This page has been last updated in July 2, 2021.