Privacy policy for SAMS Norway

Contact details for SAMS Norway

Address:
Kirkegaardsveien 45
3616, Kongsberg, Norway

Postal address:
P.O. Box 1027
3601, Kongsberg, Norway

E-mail:
post@sams-norway.no

This statement explains how privacy is maintained by SAMS Norway as a maintainer of personal data.

What is personal data?

Electronic services

When using our website, you can be confident that applicable laws and regulations are followed. At sams-norway.no users can contact us by using our contact sheets. Our contact sheets are following the laws and regulations when it comes to processing personal data. Your personal data will not be forwarded or sent to a third party without your consent. Information sent to SAMS Norway via our contact sheets will be stored on the sams-norway.no server and SAMS Norway’s data storage systems. If you would like to get an overview of the data or wish to have the data deleted, you can at any time contact SAMS Norway.

Law on processing personal data

This privacy policy are following the rules stated in the General Data Protection Regulation.

Encryption / secure line

All information transmitted between your computer and our server is encrypted.

GENERAL INFO ON COOKIES

This information is retrieved from the Norwegian Communications Authority.

Cookies can be:

  • Session based or persistent
  • First-party or third-party cookie

Session based cookie

Session cookie is deleted when you close your web browser. Session cookies are used to register that a user is using the site, how long he or she stays there etc.

Persistent cookie

These cookies are not deleted when the session ends. Persistent cookies often contain information about authenticating, language and menu preferences. This is to make future visits to our site faster and better adapted to the user. Most cookies have an expiration date where they are automatically deleted after a certain period.

Third party cookie

These cookies (persistent or session based) are not added by the owner of the website. These are typically used for ads and statistics.

According to the Electronic Communications Act (Ecom Law), all visitors to a website that uses cookies must have access to information on whether the website uses cookies. They must also have access to information about the reason cookies are uses. The approval is done through the settings in the web browser.

Read more about cookies on www.nkom.no

HOW TO DELETE COOKIES?

You can delete cookies that you have previously accepted at any time, but they will only be deleted on the current browser you are using. You must therefore remember that if you are using multiple browsers, you must delete all cookies you use.

COOKIES ON SAMS NORWAY

Cookies on sams-norway.no

When you use our website, your web browser will leave online tracks and information. The information is uses to improve the content of our web page. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and how we use the information.

Cookies we collect are used to optimize the use experience of those who visit our site. The information is only used internally, and with partners that work with web development for us.

Required

These are cookies that are essential for the website to work optimally.

NAME DOMAIN PURPOSE EXPIRATION DATE
PHPSESSID sams-norway.no Used to temporarily store information. For example, the info on a form before it is sent. No personal data is stored or shared through this cookie. Session

Statistics

We use Google Analytics, which is a free tool from Google that collects data and statistics about those who visit our website. When using the Google Analytics tool we get an better overview of how users are using our website, how they found it, how many visitors the site has and so on.

NAME DOMAIN PURPOSE EXPIRATION DATE
_ga (x2) .gstatic.com
sams-norway.no
Used to temporarily store information. For example, the info on a form before it is sent. No personal data is stored or shared through this cookie. Session
_gid sams-norway.no Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistics on how the user uses the website. 24 hours
_gat sams-norway.no Used to increase request rate. 1 minute

Characteristics

Some of YouTube’s cookies are implemented on our website because we have linked YouTube videos on sams-norway.no. They record anonymous statistical data on, for example, how many times the video is displayed. No sensitive data is collected unless you are logged in to a Google Account, in which case your choices will be linked to that account, for example, if you click “like” on a video.

You can read about cookies from YouTube on Google’s privacy pages.

NAME DOMAIN PURPOSE EXPIRATION DATE
PREF .youtube.com Detects a unique ID that is used by Google to compile statistics on how the user sees / uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 months
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE .youtube.com Trying to estimate the users bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 8 months
YSC .youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics on which videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session
D .youtube.com Part of YouTube’s cookies used to record and customize content. 16 months
HSID,
SID
.youtube.com Used by Google to protect against attack. 16 months
LOGIN_INFO,
SAPSID,
SSID
.youtube.com Part of YouTube’s cookies used to record and customize content. 6 months

Unclassified

Cookies placed here are cookies we are about to classify with our suppliers.

NAME DOMAIN PURPOSE EXPIRATION DATE
CONSENT .gstatic.com Unclassified 20 years