By accessing and using our website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

1. Important information

1.1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without giving you prior notice. We advise you to check this page occasionally to stay up-to-date with the changes. The last time this Privacy Policy was updated was on March 23, 2018, and it complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.

1.2. Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at contact@zoaring.com or by mail to Zoaring AS, Kvitsøygata 15, Borgen, 4014 Stavanger, Norway.

2. Information we collect

2.1. When you visit our website

You are welcome to navigate our website without providing any personal information about yourself. When you visit the website or download one of our giveaways, we ask for your personal information and collect your navigational information.

2.2. Personal information

Personal information implies any information that you voluntarily provide us and that identifies you personally, for instance, name, email address, company name, address, telephone number and other business-related information, etc. Personal information also includes other information about you publically available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google.

2.3. Navigational information

Navigational information suggests any information about the devices you use to access the website and your visits, including IP address, geo-location, browser, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed, etc.

3. How we use the information we collect

3.1. Compliance with the Privacy Policy

The information that we collect is only used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

3.2. Use of personal information

We collect your personal information to improve your browsing experience by personalising the content on the website, for marketing purposes and to send you information which we think may interest you. If you wish to unsubscribe from our email, this option is available in the footer of our emails. Read more about opting out in the "Opting out and unsubscribing" section. We may also contact you to research your opinion about the current and potential new services. Your response to such requests is not mandatory. We will never disclose, sell, rent or lease your personal information to any third party. We may share personal information and other collected data with our trusted partners exclusively for the purpose of operation and maintenance of the website, service provision, and communication with you. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these companies, please contact us at contact@zoaring.com.

3.3. Use of navigational information

We use the navigational information to operate and improve the website. We may be using navigational information alone or together with the personal information to provide you with personalised information.

3.4. Customer testimonials and comments

We publish customer testimonials and comments on our website, which may contain personal information. We obtain each customer's consent via email before publishing the customer's name and testimonial.

3.5. Security of your personal information

We use a number of security technologies and procedures to ensure safety and security of your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When we collect or transmit sensitive personal information (i.e., geo-location data) on our website and/or to other websites, it is protected via encryption, i.e., the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at contact@zoaring.com.

3.6. Social media widgets

Our website includes Social media widgets, such as the “Facebook Like” button, LinkedIn “Share” button, etc. These features may gather your IP address, information about the pages you visit and insert a cookie for proper functionality. Social media widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. These features are governed by the privacy policy of the companies that provide them.

3.7. Links to external websites

Our website provides links to other websites. We have no control and are, therefore, not responsible for the content and practices of these websites. The fact that external links appear on our website does not mean that we endorse these websites, their content, owners, or practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these websites, which are regulated by their own privacy policies.

3.8. Storage of personal information

Unless you request that we delete your personal information, we store the information that you provided as long as we consider it potentially helpful in communicating with you about our services. We will delete your personal information from the servers if you make a request as described in the “Opting out and unsubscribing” section. The information that you provide us may be transferred to and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If we transfer or store your personal information outside the EEA, we will take steps to aim that your privacy rights continue to be protected as stated in this Privacy Policy.

3.9. Compelled disclosure

We reserve the right to use or disclose your personal information if it is required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process.

4. Navigational information

4.1. Cookies

We use cookies or similar technologies to explore trends, operate the website, track visitor’s movements on the website and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. We use cookies to personalise your experience on our website.

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Please remember that a cookie file is not able to identify a specific user, but rather a specific computer and a previously-used browser. Their primary purpose is to save time (i.e., remember that a user is signed in, display time according to user’s timezone, customise content and promotions, etc.). You can accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically allow cookies, but you can modify this in your browser settings. However, if you disable cookies entirely, we cannot guarantee that all the features of our website will run smoothly. We have no control over third-party cookies. These cookies likely have an analytical or targeting purpose.

4.2. Log files

Using log files, we gather demographic information, such as postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests, etc. These log files are not associated with your name or other personal information. We collect information about your computer hardware and software (i.e., IP address; browser type; domain names; internet service provider — ISP; the files viewed on our site — HTML pages, graphics; operating system; clickstream data; access times and referring website addresses, etc.).

4.3. Third party tracking technologies

The use of cookies and web beacons by any tracking company is not covered by our Privacy Policy.

5. Opting out and unsubscribing

5.1. Reviewing, correcting and removing your personal information

Upon request, we will provide you with your personal information if we have collected any. If you provide us with your personal information, you have the following rights regarding that information:

  • To review the user information that you have supplied to us
  • To request that we correct any errors or outdated information
  • To request that your user information not be used to contact you
  • To request that your user information be removed from any solicitation list that we use
  • To request that your user information be deleted from our records
  • To opt out of being contacted by Zoaring or our third parties

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at contact@zoaring.com or by mail to Zoaring AS, Kvitsøygata 15, Borgen, 4014 Stavanger, Norway. We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable timeframe and notify you of the action we have taken.

5.2. To unsubscribe from our communications

You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link located in the footer of our emails, or by emailing us at contact@zoaring.com, or by sending us postal mail to Zoaring AS, Kvitsøygata 15, Borgen, 4014 Stavanger, Norway. Customers cannot opt out of receiving project-related emails.