What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to the terminal you use to access the Internet by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your computer or device to be recognized by those websites on your subsequent visits. Each cookie is unique to each browser and device you use to access our Website.
Cookies cannot view or retrieve data from other cookies, transmit computer viruses or identify and use e-mail addresses, nor can they capture files or data stored on your device. Cookies can be installed by the operator of the website you are visiting (“first party cookies”) or by other websites (“third party cookies”).
Cookies can be permanently stored in your device until they expire or until you delete them (“permanent cookies”) or they can be automatically eliminated when you abandon the Website or when you close your browser (“session cookies”).
Cookies are used for several purposes, in order to ensure the correct functioning of the Website and offer an improved and more efficient browsing experience, for instance:
- Displaying relevant navigation settings
- Remembering visitors’ preferences
- Improving the overall user experience
- Limiting the number of advertisements shown by preventing the visitor from viewing ads already displayed in the past
Consent and management of cookie preferences
When first accessing any page of our Website a banner containing a simplified policy statement is displayed.
If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent you can change and manage your preferences by using the Cookie Setting service by clicking here or the link displayed on the banner.
The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
You can also block or delete cookies, from our Website or any other website, by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
Instructions to manage browser cookies on your device
For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org.
Please note that if you disable all cookies, including strictly necessary cookies, your browsing may be affected, and you may not be able to use some of our Website’s functionalities. For example, you may unable to access to some of our Website’s functionalities or purchase our products.
Our Website may also contain social media plugins and/or buttons that allow us to easily share our contents on your favourite social media. These plugins do not save any cookies on your computer. However, if a cookie is already in your computer, the plugins are able to recognize it and use it. Collection and use of information by these third parties are carried out based on their privacy policies. We recommend you read those privacy policies carefully.
Use of other websites
We recommend reading the privacy and cookie policies of the websites you may access through the links found on our Website.
Please note that your cookie preference settings on this Website will not be applied to other companies’ websites.
Scope of data disclosure and dissemination
Data collected through cookies are processed by SWIMS’s employees and staff who are duly authorized to data processing so in accordance with their respective job duties.
These data may be processed by other third-party companies carrying out technical and organizational work on SWIMS’s behalf (e.g.: web service providers). These companies are appointed as data processors and are under a contractual obligation of confidentiality of the personal information.
Data collected through cookies may be transferred abroad by taking the necessary measures and precautions under the applicable laws, so that we can grant an adequate level of data security and protection. Under no circumstances your data will be disclosed to indeterminate persons.
Data controller and contact
Po. box 123
0157 Oslo, Norway
Email: [email protected]