Privacy Policy

GoNorth Arctic – Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 6, 2024

GoNorth Arctic is coordinated by NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you visit our website, We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.

We are committed to processing your personal data responsibly and securely, in accordance with the Norwegian Personal Data Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) where applicable.

Information We Collect

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to improve our website and provide you with a better user experience.

  • Information you provide directly: You may choose to provide us with personal information, such as your name and email address, by contacting us through the website.
  • Information collected automatically: Technical data such as your IP address, browser type, and operating system when you visit our website. This data is typically anonymized and used for website analytics
  • Information from Analytics: We use Koko Analytics, to collect information about how you interact with our website. Koko Analytics does not collect personally identifiable information. The data collected is anonymized and used to understand user behavior and improve the website.

Links to Third Party Websites

Our website may include links and embedded content from other websites, such as videos from YouTube or social media posts. These websites may collect their own data about you, including your IP address, browser type, and the pages you visit on our website, in accordance with their own privacy policies.

Use of Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • To operate and improve the Website.
  • To personalize your experience on the Website.
  • To send you updates and information about the GoNorth Arctic research project.
  • To respond to your inquiries and requests.
  • To analyze how users interact with the Website.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory obligations.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We will not share your personal data with third parties except in the following cases:

  • With service providers who help us operate the website (including our analytics provider), but only after ensuring they have appropriate security measures in place.
  • To comply with legal or regulatory obligations.
  • To protect the rights, property, or safety of ourselves or others.


We use cookies on the Website. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They help us to remember information about your visit and improve your experience. You can choose to disable cookies in your browser settings. However, this may limit your ability to use certain features of the Website.


We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in response to changes in applicable law, our practices, or for other reasons. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for the latest information on our privacy practices.