The folk high schools in Norway are obliged to ensure secure processing of personal data from applicants and users.
It is important for us that you understand how we process your personal data. This personal data protection declaration explains which data we collect, how we collect and use it. This page contains information on how we process personal data.
The folk high schools in Norway are governed by Norwegian law, and we comply at all times with the prevailing regulations for personal data protection and processing of such data. We process personal data on the grounds of the consent provided by individual users of folkehogskole.no, unless otherwise specified.
Data collected in connection with the operation of folkehogskole.no is stored on our own servers, operated by our supplier. Only the folk high schools and subcontractors have access to the personal data collected.
You can find more information on personal data protection and issues relating to personal data on the Norwegian Data Protection Authority’s website.
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The folk high schools in Norway collect anonymous information on visitors to folkehogskole.no. The tool we use to collect these statistics is Google Analytics.
We collect Internet statistics, so we can improve our website and measure functionality. Examples of the results of these statistics are how many people visit our website, which pages they visit, how long their visit lasts, the websites from which the visitors originated, and the browsers used.
Read more about Google Analytics and personal data protection here
If you apply to a folk high school, we register your name, personal identification number and contact information. The purpose of registering this information is to administer your application(s) to the different folk high schools. The information is stored in WisWeb, the administrative system for the individual folk high schools. If you would like a print-out of your personal data stored, you must directly contact the folk high school to which you have applied.
You are entitled to receive information from us on which personal data we have registered about you. If this data is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, you can demand that the data be corrected or deleted, in accordance with prevailing legislation.
If you require information on the type of personal data registered about you, would like access to/correction/deletion of the data registered about you, or have general questions regarding the processing of personal data by the Norwegian folk high schools, you can contact us at email@example.com