OptoScale is concerned about data protection and wishes to give you a good overview of the cookies we use.
This article contains user information for our website about both data protection and cookies.
ABOUT DATA PROTECTION
According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you are entitled to information about when, how and why we collect and store information about you through this website.
We only collect personal data when users actively provide such information. This can be in forms or with corresponding methods. When we store personal data, this will be made very clear, either through the context of the form or by our directly informing you about it.
According to Section 2-7 b of the Electronic Communications Act, as a user of our website, you are entitled to information about what cookies we use and what their function is. A cookie is a short code or text that is stored in the browser when you use a website.
All users can use their browser settings to accept or refuse to consent to the storage of cookies: follow this description to block or allow the storage of cookies.
CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
OptoScale AS is responsible for the information that is stored about our users. As a user, you can contact us to access the information we store about you, to request that we delete it or if you have any questions beyond what is in this article. If so, contact OptoScale AS on[email protected].
Here we will go through the website’s various functions where data is collected and/or cookies are used:
BASIC WEBSITE FUNCTIONS
Our website uses encryption with https. If you wish to check that a page is encrypted, it will say https instead of just http in the browser’s address bar and most browsers will also show a padlock. We do this to ensure secure data communication between our website and the user’s computer.
All logons are registered. The purpose is to be able to detect unsuccessful logon attempts, to stop attempted data intrusion and to record when and if a user last logged on. In this context, we store the following data: user name, date and time of logon, the URL used for logon and the user’s IP address.
STATISTICS AND USER ANALYSIS
As part of our efforts to create an easy-to-use website, we use Google Analytics to look at the usage patterns of visitors to the website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.
Purpose: We collect de-identified information about visitors to this site. This is done for the purpose of preparing statistics and compiling reports that we use to improve and further develop the information that is offered on the website. Examples of what the statistics provide answers for are: how many visitors there are to different pages, what websites the users have arrived from and what browsers are in use.
Cookie: _ga, _gid, _gat, _gac_, __utma. __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv
Here you can control your settings for your Google account: adssettings.google.com
Google Tag Manager
Purpose: This is used to set up various forms of tracking related to Google Analytics and handle scripts on the website. No personal data is stored in the system.
Purpose: This cookie is used in connection with our contact form to assess whether the user is a robot and to prevent spam.
You can read more about Google’s policy for the use of personal data here: https://www.google.com/intl/no/policies/privacy/
When Vimeo is used as a video player, a third-party cookie is used to track all video views and record user statistics. Vimeo is the data processor for this cookie. Read about cookies that Vimeo uses: https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy
THIRD-PARTY COOKIES AND MARKETING
We will occasionally advertise with Google Ads or on social media. We do this to present a relevant offer through personalised advertising to users who have already been in contact with us. We also use the channels’ statistical tools for usage patterns on the website.
These media store so-called third-party cookies to record which user profile may be logged on through the browser/device, which URL is visited, geographical location etc. This is done so as to be able to customise advertising and to generate user statistics. Since each medium can store different cookies in different contexts, we cannot know which cookies are in use at any given time Nor is it technically possible for us to track individuals based on the information in third-party cookies. The individual medium is the data processor and is responsible for data protection when this is in use.
If you do not wish to receive customised advertising through such channels, you can disable only third-party cookies, as described in this article at nettvett.no.
OptoScale as a Data Processor
For the services that we provide to customers and that involve our processing personal data about you, we will ask you to contact our customer directly.
You can view or request the latest version by visiting our website or by writing to our Data Protection Officer at [email protected]
If you have any other questions or requests regarding the processing of your personal data, you may contact us at any time by writing to the e-mail address above or by post to:
OptoScale AS, Att: Data Protection Officer
Jarleveien 12, 7041
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