Privacy Statement of Kvaerner

This Privacy Statement represents the full online privacy policy applicable to kvaerner.com’s online activities. The statement explains the type of information we collect from you online and how we use that information.

The website kvaerner.com is governed in accordance with the Norwegian legislation and the Civil Court of Oslo shall be legal venue having exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website. Kvaerner is to be considered as Data Controller and will determine the purposes and means of the Processing of Personal Data submitted online.

Personal Data: Personal Data means any information that may be related to an identified or identifiable natural person (the “Data Subject”). Personal Data includes all types of information that are directly or indirectly (that is, used in conjunction with other data) referable to the Data Subject, such as names, date of birth, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, IP-addresses etc.

Collection of Personal Data: Visitors to this website who either orders products or services or submits other information to us may be asked to provide Personal Data in order for Kvaerner to operate and improve our business and services. If you choose to provide us with Personal Data it will be used to provide the information, products or services you request or that we think may be of interest to you or to communicate with you for the same purpose. We collect Personal Data for purposes of administration and communication, IT- and information security, authentication- and authorisation systems, support systems, collaboration of internal projects and organizational teams and activities. When visiting our websites, cookies will sometimes be used to track usage patterns and record preferences to support and optimise your web site visit. We will process Personal Data only to the extent it is required for a specified, explicit and legitimate purpose or for a purpose that is required by law in places where we operate. The data we collect may be combined with data obtained from other services of Kvaerner and other companies.

Use of Personal Data: We will use the Personal Data in accordance with the purpose it is collected and we will keep the data only for as long as it is necessary for that purpose. Access to Personal Data is strictly limited to personnel of Kvaerner and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates who have appropriate authorisation and a clear business need for that data. Kvaerner's website may be supported by cookies or similar tracking functionalities to track usage patterns and record preferences to optimise your visit.

Sharing of Personal Data: Personal Data will not be shared with third parties except in circumstances where such sharing is necessary in order to provide our services. Occasionally we sign up with other companies that work on our behalf, such as to handle the Processing and delivery of systems, providing customer support, hosting websites, Processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services and we will share necessary information in these cases. The service providers will be permitted to obtain only the Personal Data they need to deliver their service. We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties for the purposes of allowing them to market you.

Transfer of Personal Data: Kvaerner has committed itself by a set of Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) incorporated in the Data Protection Standard providing a legal basis for authorising global transfers of data within our company group. All Kvaerner entities and business units are under legal duty to respect and comply with the rules. The Data Protection Standard is based on the Norwegian Personal Data Act and EU Directive 95/46/EC. The Data Protection Standard allows Kvaerner to transfer Personal Data outside the EU, based on our internal Data Processing practices. The Data Protection Standard includes a set of legally binding Data Processing rules that grants rights to Data Subjects. The Data Protection Standard is our tool to protect the privacy of Data Subjects while at the same time facilitating international global transfers of Personal Data to the Kvaerner Business Units in countries without sufficient data protection legislation. Additional information on the Data Protection Standard of Kvaerner can be found here»

Security of Processing: We will process your Personal Data securely and will apply and maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, in particular where the Processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of Processing. 

Access to and rectification of Personal Data: You have the right at any time to access and rectify any information we have collected about you online. To help us keep your Personal Data up to date, we advise you to inform us on any changes or discrepancies. To view and/or edit your Personal Data or if you want information on how long we intend to retain your Personal Data or have any other questions on your rights of access and how to use it please contact the global data protection officer at (email).