Our website contains links to other sites which we have no control over. Highered is not responsible for the handling of your data and privacy policies on sites that you choose clicking on our part. We encourage you to review such other sites’ privacy policies for information on how these collect, use and disclose your information.
2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Visit information is only used to prepare anonymous surveys used for the operation and further development of the websites.
Cookies and other technical mechanisms used to customize our websites for your use and your settings and to conduct anonymous surveys of user behavior on websites.
Information that can be filled in upon registration (username and password) is used only to administer the services. Your email address may be used to enable relevant e-mail communication from Highered.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies at any time. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser to refuse all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you can set your browser so that it notifies you whenever a cookie is proposed. In this way, you can accept or reject cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, this may prevent the site’s performance and affect your experience of sites negatively. Read more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org.
2.2 Web Beacons
Our web sites may contain electronic images known as “web beacons” (also known as single-pixel gifs) that enable us to count users who have visited those pages and to provide co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to get into your personal information on the website but is a technical approach used to collect statistics about the use of our website.
Web beacons collect only a limited amount of information, including a cookie, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page the Web beacon resides.
Because web beacons involve the same as any other content request on the receiving site, you can not opt out or refuse them. However, they can be disabled by either removing them or change the cookie settings in your browser.
Third parties are not permitted to use web beacons on Highered sites.
Highered has implemented all necessary technical and organizational measures to secure your personal information from being lost or from unauthorized access, use, modification or distribution. Highered deletes data when continued storage no longer is needed regarding the origin for collecting the information.
4. INFORMATION, UPDATES, AND CANCELLATION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
It follows from the Norwegian Personal Data Act/EU Directive 95/46 EU you have the right to demand information about what personal information we hold about you. Please contact us if you want such access.
We strive to keep the information we have about you as accurate and current as possible. Please contact us if you believe the information we have is incorrect or incomplete so that we can correct or update the information.
What Are Cookies
For more general information on cookies please refer to the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
This site offers a newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribe/unsubscribed users.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. Corporate and school clients also used anonymous data to track engagement and improve their offering. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
In some cases, we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our listed contact information points.
Higher Ed As, organization number 916 036 043
Madserud Allé 34, 0274 Oslo
Telephone: +47 22 44 47 47