The Oslo Cancer Cluster website is developed by Oslo Cancer Cluster SA and Fete Typer AS in WordPress. Oslo Cancer Cluster SA owns and has the overall responsibility for the websites oslocancercluster.no and the processing of information that has been collected automatically and by the event registration forms and newsletter sign-up forms.
This information is needed in order to make the website easy to use and ensure that it is secure and stable. This includes ‘cookies’, and logs of the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of computers that connect to the website and of traffic to and from the website.
The processing of this information is carried out in accordance with Norway’s personal data legislation and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which set out technical and administrative measures, rules, and requirements regarding employees’ skills and expertise in this field.
Logging and monitoring
When you visit the Oslo Cancer Cluster website, your IP address is registered. This is necessary in order for you to be able to connect with the website. Oslo Cancer Cluster has a legitimate interest in logging traffic in order to identify or prevent any undesirable activity directed towards the websites. These logs can be used to help prevent illegal access to electronic communication networks and the spreading of malwares (malicious codes), and can also be used to help stop Denial-of-Service attacks and prevent damage to computers. Traffic is only logged to the extent strictly necessary and proportionate for the purposes of ensuring network and information security.
Cookies do not entail any security risk for you, but you can at any time block the storage of cookies on your machine.
The cookies used on this site are:
- Google analytics set two cookies in your browser. (_ga og _gid). These are used for collecting statistics. The browser will delete these automatically after 2 years, but they are renewed upon each visit.
- WordPress set several cookies in your browser. These are used only for improving your user experience, and are not used to track your usage or your personal details in any way.
- The facebook widget on the front page sets third-party cookies on the domain facebook.com. These are used to track your logged-in status on Facebook, as well as any statistics and usage collection on their end. You can stop this by blocking third-party cookies in your browser.
- The twitter feed on the front page sets misc. third-party cookies on the domain platform.twitter.com. These are used to track your logged-in status at Twitter, as well as any statistics and usage collection on their end. You can stop this by blocking third-party cookies in your browser.
Statistics and event registrations
Oslo Cancer Cluster collects information about visitors to websites. Statistics are used to improve and further develop webpages. Your name and email and place of work are only used to sign you up for our events. Data collected for the events are names, emails and place of work, and may also contain other, optional fields. Data for event registration is stored for one month after the event before it is erased from our database.
We use the tools Google Analytics to analyse the information collected.
The statistics can tell us:
- How many people visit the various pages
- How long each visit lasts
- Which websites the users come from
- Which browsers are used
- What country they are in
Oslo Cancer Cluster uses the basic WordPress search as its built-in search engine. Search words are not stored, and cannot be linked to you as user.
The name and email addresses of people who have subscribed to newsletters from Oslo Cancer Cluster are stored. Recipients of the newsletters may end their subscription by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the newsletters.
In order for us to send you emails, you must register your email address here.
Oslo Cancer Cluster uses a third-party service provider, the US-based company Mail Chimp, for sending emails with links to news stories and invitations to events.
Mail Chimp meets the requirements set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The links below provide more information about Mail Chimp’s privacy and data protection policies. Read more here.
If you want to remove your contact info from our newsletter list or event registration lists, you can at any time contact firstname.lastname@example.org