Using the service www.varlaks.no privacy-sensitive information known as personal information gets processed. Varlaks.com considers a careful handling of personal data of great importance. Because of this we carefully process and secure all personal data.
In our processing we conform to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). VÅRLAKS is responsible for the processing of personal data. Because our process procedure fits well within the demands of the Personal Data Protection Act it is not submitted to the Dutch DPA. In this privacy statement we explain to you which personal data we collect and use and for what purpose. We advise you to read it thoroughly.
This privacy statement is last updated at the 1th of April, 2019.
Use of personal data
When you place an order with VÅRLAKS we use the following data to process our orders:
- Name and address particulars
- Phone number
- Billing address
- Payment details
- Date of birth
Analysing website visitors
The VÅRLAKS website gathers general visitor data, among which the IP-address of your computer and the time of requests and data your browser sends. This data is used to analyze visitor- and clicking behavior on the website. VÅRLAKS uses this information to improve the functionality of the website. This data will be anonymized when possible and will not be transferred to third parties.
Google uses this information to track how the website is used, to create reports about the VÅRLAKS website and to inform possible advertisers about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google can share this information with third parties if they are legally required to, or when these third parties process the data by order of Google. VÅRLAKS is not responsible nor has any hold on this process.
VÅRLAKS has not given Google permission to use Analytics data gathered via the VÅRLAKS website with other Google-services.
If you submit a contact form on our website or send us an email, the data you send to us will be saved as long as the nature of the form or content of the email is needed to fully answer and process it.
We collect your name and address particulars, phone number and email.
We can contact you through email, mail or phone for commercial reasons. Every form of these communications is joined with an opt-out option.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the site again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information.
Cookies provide a convenience feature to save you time, or tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize pages on our Websites, or register for the Subscription Service, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the customized features.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, VÅRLAKS) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites and Subscription Service. For example, VÅRLAKS keeps track of the Websites and pages you visit, in order to determine what portion of the VÅRLAKS Website or Subscription Service is the most popular or most used. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions within the VÅRLAKS Website and Subscription Service to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
What types of cookies do we use and how do we use them?
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform. For a list of the cookies used by VÅRLAKS, see this page. For a list of the cookies our customers can use via the Subscription Service, see this page. These cookies include:
Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites, Subscription Service and Mobile Apps and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Websites, Subscription Service and Mobile Apps but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites, Subscription Service and Mobile Apps are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.
Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.
Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Websites, Subscription Service or Mobile Apps through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.
How can I control cookies?
Essential website cookies: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Websites to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described above.
Where can I get further information?
VÅRLAKS is serious about the protection of your data and has fitting measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, undesirable publicization and unauthorized edits. The VÅRLAKS website uses a trustworthy SSL certificate to make sure your personal data does not fall into the wrong hands. When you have the impression your data is not secure, there are clues of data-abuse or you want more information about the security of personal data stored by VÅRLAKS, please contact VÅRLAKS via info@VÅRLAKS.com. Varlaks.com is the website of VÅRLAKS. You can contact VÅRLAKS via the following contact options: