Privacy Policy.

This privacy notice is for visitors to our website. It sets out how we use personal data that we hold about you and gives information on how to exercise your legal rights.

Personal data can include: Your name, address, year of birth or title, information about your devices, such as IP address and how you browse our websites.

What data do we process about our visitors?

We collect data about our website’s visitors using technology such as cookies, device IDs, IP addresses and location data. This can include information about your location, the type of device you are using and your online browsing history.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website or other websites.

Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

We can also access information from social media activity such as when you ‘like’ the website, share content or follow us on Twitter. When you sign in to the website using social media you grant permission to the social network to share some of your details with us. Depending on the network this will include basic account information such as name, email address, date of birth and any other details you choose to share according to your particular social media account settings.

What do we use this data for? Verifying your identity (for example when you return to the website and have already logged in).Personalizing the advertising you see on the website so that it is more relevant to you.   For more information on how we use your cookie data please see our Cookie Notice. Improving the design and style of the website. Informing you about products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting if you have chosen to receive these type of communications. Sending you service messages about your subscription. Dealing with, and responding to you about, a comment you have submitted for or on our message boards, blogs and other such user generated content facilities. Enabling you to share our content with others using social media or email. Communicating (and personalizing such communication) with you through our newsletters, but only those you have consented to receive. Ensuring that we are paid the correct amount of commission by our advertising partners to support our journalism.

We also log and use information about any service errors or interruptions that you have experienced in order to help us create fixes and to make technical improvements to our website

How we may contact you:

From time to time we may contact you by email to give you service information. If we have your permission we may also send you newsletters or emails.

What is our legal basis for processing personal data?

Consent.

We will only use your personal data for advertising and marketing, personalization of content and services, analytical purposes (such as, understanding who our readers are and how they browse our websites). This includes the use of data provided by you and our partners for profiling purposes in order to generate revenue from you so we can improve our products and services. If you have given us consent to send you specific newsletters, you can unsubscribe from these at any time by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of each email.

Legitimate interests.

The legitimate interest pursued by us to analyze our website traffic in order to maintain the service, for example monitoring successful page loads or error messages.

How can you access and update your personal information?

You can contact us on the information given on this homepage.

You can ask for a copy of the personal information we may hold about you, or for your data to be deleted by contacting us.

How long do we keep your personal information for?

We will keep your information only for as long as it is relevant and useful for the purpose for which it was originally collected.

We retain cookie data and corresponding third party data for 13 months from when it was collected from your device.

We may need to retain your data for a longer period if there is a legal claim or if we are required to so by any regulation.

Who will we share your personal information with?

Advertisers and advertising networks sometimes require data to select and serve relevant advertisements to you and others. We may provide them with aggregate cookie information about our users with certain attributes (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.

Your personal details may be shared with third party organizations we have contracted to provide services to us which include processing data.  For example, to send you the emails you have signed up for. Only companies who can provide adequate safeguards will be used to ensure your data is stored and handled securely. 

We may also have to release information because of a legal requirement on us or pursuant to a court order.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this Privacy Notice to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganization of our business.

Using children’s personal data

We do not aim our services to children under the age of 16.

Will your data be sent overseas?

As you will know, the internet does not recognize national boundaries. Services on the web are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always confined to one country.

You should be aware that by using the website and those of our partners or any website we link through to, your personal data may be processed in or transferred to other countries, the USA for example, and you agree to your personal data being transferred or processed in this way.

Your personal data will only be stored or transferred within the UK, EU or US under the EU-US Privacy Shield, or using other safeguards that have been approved by the relevant regulatory body.

Your rights:

Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the data that we hold about you.

Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

Right to be forgotten – you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

Right to restriction of processing – you can ask for us to restrict the way we process your data.

Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organization. 

Right to object – you have the right to object to our processing your data where we are relying on a legitimate interest in order to process it.

Right to withdraw your consent – you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

Please note that these rights are not absolute and certain exemptions apply. 

Exercising your rights, asking questions and raising concerns:

In the first instance, please submit your request to our email: [email protected]

You may also lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority in Norway. In this notice ‘we’ and ‘our’ means Peter Imanuelsen.

By subscribing to our mailing list you will regularly receive emails with information. We are going to use your email address to send you emails, until you notify us otherwise. You can of course unsubscribe from the list at any time, this by visiting this or one of our other webpages, and unsubscribe. In all emails from us, there is a link to unsubscribe.

As a part of being able to send you emails, for natural reasons we have to save, process and move your data. You give us consent to send you emails, and to save, process and move your data. The consent is given to us, and to future businesses owned and/or controlled by one or more persons that today owns and/or controls the businesses in this text.

It is of course completely voluntary to subscribe to this list.

Cookie policy.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: timesofsweden.com

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
Necessary
__cfduidThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".
Non Necessary
test_cookieThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.
Analytics
demdexThis cookie is set under the domain demdex.net and is used by Adobe Audience Manager to help identify a unique visitor across domains.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
_gat_gtag_UA_157815325_1Google uses this cookie to distinguish users.
uvcThe cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service.
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
ad-idProvided by amazon-adsystem.com for tracking user actions on other websites to provide targeted content
Functional
langThis cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
__atuvcThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
__atuvsThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
ouidThe cookie is set by Addthis which enables the content of the website to be shared across different networking and social sharing websites.
na_idThis cookie is set by Addthis.com to enable sharing of links on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter
vcThis cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allow sharing on social media.
G_ENABLED_IDPSThe cookie is used by Google and is used for Google Single Sign On.
Advertisement
TapAd_TSThe cookie is set by Tapad.com. The purpose of the cookie is to track users across devices to enable targeted advertising.
TapAd_DIDThe cookie is set by tapad.com. The purpose of the cookie is to track users across devices to enable targeted advertising
TDCPMThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
dpmThe cookie is set by demdex.net. This cookie assigns a unique ID to each visiting user that allows third-party advertisers target that users with relevant ads.
di2This cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allows sharing on social media. The cookie is used to track user behavior anonymously to generate usage trends to improve relevance to their services and advertising.
uidThis cookie is used to measure the number and behavior of the visitors to the website anonymously. The data includes the number of visits, average duration of the visit on the website, pages visited, etc. for the purpose of better understanding user preferences for targeted advertisments.
locThis cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
NIDThis cookie is used to a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.
didThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
didtsThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
nnlsThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
vglnk.Agent.pThe cookie is set by VigLink to track the user behavior in order to serve relevant advertising. The cookie is also used to limit the ads displayed and measure the effectiveness of an ad campaign.
vglnk.PartnerRfsh.pThis cookie is set by VigLink platform. The cookie is used to serve users with relevant advertisement. The cookie is also used to limit the number of adverts that are shown to the customers and measure the effectiveness of a campaign.
rlas3The cookie is set by rlcdn.com. The cookie is used to serve relevant ads to the visitor as well as limit the time the visitor sees an and also measure the effectiveness of the campaign.
TDIDThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
zync-uuidThe purpose of the cookie is to serve visitors with relevant advertisement.
ljt_readerThis is a Lijit Advertising Platform cookie. The cookie is used for recognizing the browser or device when users return to their site or one of their partner's site.
uuidTo optimize ad relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites such as what pages have been loaded.
_kuid_The cookie is set by Krux Digital under the domain krxd.net. The cookie stores a unique ID to identify a returning user for the purpose of targeted advertising.
ad-privacyProvided by amazon-adsystem.com for tracking user actions on other websites to provide targeted content to the users.
pxrcThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
uuidcThis cookie is used to stores information about how the user uses the website such as what pages have been loaded and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This data is used to provide users with relevant ads.
Other
wfivefivec
TapAd_TTD_SYNC
TapAd_3WAY_SYNCS
bt2
umSet by addthis.com.(Purpose not known)
__jid
disqus_unique
io.narrative.guid.v2
u
dc_id
gpl
sd-session-id
_ljtrtb_8008This cookie is set by Lijit Advertising Platform. The cookie is used temporarily when multiple partners pass their IDs to the platform simultaneously. To avoid conflicts that arise from accessing ljtrtb cookie for multiple partners at the same time, separate cookies are used to store each partner's ID and they are consolidated to the ljtrtb cookie when it's available.
rmuid
icts
euds
eud
ruds
rud
UIDRThis cookie is set bu scorecardresearch.com. The cookie is used to tracks the users activity across the internet on the browser such as visit timestamp, IP address, and most recently visited webpages. and may the data send to 3rd party for analysis and reporting to help their clients better understand user preferences.
Performance
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit relevant websites.

Notice to California Residents

a. Marketing

California law permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we have disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared such information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to [email protected]

b. Do Not Track

Under California law, website operators are required to disclose how they respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other similar mechanisms that provide consumers with the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information of a consumer over time and across third party websites and apps, to the extent the operator engages in that collection. At this time, we do not track our customers’ personally identifiable information over time and across third-party websites and apps. This law also requires website and app operators to disclose whether third parties may collect personally identifiable information about their users’ online activities over time and across different websites and apps when the users use the operator’s website or app. We do not knowingly permit third parties to collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different web sites and apps when a consumer uses our Site.

c. Privacy Rights

This section only applies to individuals who are residents of California under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). We collect the following categories of personal information about California residents, as defined by the CCPA:

Inferences

Identifiers

Commercial Information

Electronic Network Information

We collect these categories of personal information for the purposes described above in the section titled “How We Use Your Information”. We may share personal information with our service providers and contractors, as well as other third parties, as outlined above in the section titled “When We May Disclose Your Information”.

Under the CCPA, California residents have the following rights (“Rights”) listed below. Your Right to Access and Right to Deletion are not absolute and are subject to certain exceptions. For instance, we cannot disclose specific pieces of personal information if the disclosure would create a substantial, articulable, and unreasonable risk to the security of the personal information, your account with us or the security of the business’s systems of networks.

Disclosure & Access Rights: California residents have the right to request that we disclose to them (i) the categories of personal information we have collected about them, (ii) the categories of sources from which personal information is collected, (iii) the business or commercial purpose for the information collection, (iv) the categories of third parties with whom we have shared personal information, and (v) the specific pieces of personal information we hold about an individual.

Deletion Rights: California residents have the right to have their personal information deleted, unless the personal information is necessary for us or our service provider to:

complete a transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a good or service requested by the consumer or otherwise perform a contract between the business and the consumer;

detect security incidents;

protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity (or prosecute those responsible);

debug to identify and repair functionality errors;

exercise or ensure the right of another to exercise free speech or another legal right;

comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which compels the production of or access to electronic communication information or electronic device information with a search warrant;

engage in research in the public interest (if the consumer has provided informed consent);

to enable solely internal uses aligned with the consumer’s expectations given their relationship with the business;

comply with a legal obligation;

otherwise use the information internally in a lawful manner compatible with the context in which the consumer provided it.

Do Not Sell: Californian residents have the right to opt-out of having their personal information sold.

Californians can exercise their privacy rights by contacting us at [email protected].

Response Time. We will handle request as required by California law. When a request is made, we may verify your identity to protect your privacy and security. We will respond to rights requests within 45 days following receipt at the e–mail or mailing address stated above. If we receive your request at a different e–mail or mailing address, we will respond within a reasonable period of time. Please note that we are only required to respond to each California resident rights request once per calendar year.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]