This is an overview of how your personal information is handled when you visit our website. Safety of your data and personal information is very important for us and we take it and transparency seriously. Personal information refers to any data with which you could be personally identified. Our privacy policy provides detailed information regarding protection of this data as well as non-identifiable data.

Our principles regarding your privacy:

– We never request any personal information unless it is absolutely necessary to provide the services that you have asked for.
– We never share personal information about our users with anybody, except to comply with the law or in case we have your authorisation.
– We shall never use your personal data for any other purpose than stated in this privacy policy.
Data collection on our website
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator Smart Innovation Norway.

Smart Innovation Norway
Håkon Melbergs vei 16,
1783 Halden

Principles about your data privacy

We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and this privacy policy.

When the processing of your personal data, we shall apply the following principles:

– Principle of lawfulness, loyalty and transparency: we shall always require your consent for processing your personal data for one or more specific purposes, of which you shall be informed in advance with full transparency.
– Principle of data minimisation: we shall only request data that are limited to what is necessary in relation to the processing purposes.
– Principle of storage limitation: data shall be stored for no longer than the period necessary for processing purposes. Depending on the purpose, you shall be informed of the corresponding storage period. In the case of subscriptions, we shall regularly review our lists deleting those records that have been inactive for a considerable period of time.
– Principle of integrity and confidentiality: your personal data shall be processed in such a way as to ensure their security and confidentiality.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

How we collect your data
In some cases, the data is collected when you provide it to us. This is the case when you submit a newsletter contact form. Other, non-identifiable data can be collected when you browse the eFORT website. This can include IP addresses, geographic location (approximately), a record of how services and sites are used, and other data that cannot be used to identify the user.

The data is collected by using cookies and analytics, including third-party analysis service Google analytics. We use this information to analyse trends, manage the site, track the movements of users around the site and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can also object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your right to object.

​What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected in order to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site. The newsletter subscription data is only used for communications of the eFORT project and it is not given to any third parties. Smart Innovation Norway does not sell, lease or transfer personal data that enables identification of the user, nor shall it do so in the future without prior consent.

Servebolt, as data processor, will process personal data on behalf of our customers in connection with providing our services to our customers. Servebolt is the operating supplier for eFORT. Information collected in connection with the operation of a website, submission from contact forms and newsletters is stored on separate servers operated by the provider. Smart Innovation Norway, The Pitch AS and Servebolt have access to the information collected. Servebolt, as data processor, will process personal data on behalf of our customers in connection with providing our services to our customers.

​What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to obtain confirmation from eFORT and Smart Innovation Norway about whether your personal data are being processed.

You also have the right to:

– Request access to your personal data
– Request corrections, blocking or erasure
– Request limitation of processing
– Oppose processing
– Request data portability

By law, you have the right the information about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed, free of charge. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given above on this page if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

You can contact us and revoke your consent at any time about privacy and data protection using the address or email address above. An informal email is enough for this purpose.

You also have a right to file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA).


Some of our webpages use cookies. The purpose of cookies is to make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Our site uses mostly “session cookies,” which are automatically deleted after you leave the website. Other cookies stay in your device’s memory until you delete them. Using these cookies, the site is able to identify your browser when you visit it again in the future.

It is possible to configure your browser to notify you about the use of cookies so that you can decide individually whether to accept or reject them. The browser can be configured to accept cookies automatically under certain circumstances or to reject them always, or to delete them automatically when the browser is closed.

The functionality of this website may be limited if cookies are disabled.​

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in server log files. A server log file is used to store information about website activity, such as IP addresses, browser types, internet service providers, referring/exit pages, operating systems, date/time stamps, and clickstream data. The purpose of collecting this information is to analyse trends, administer the site, track user movements throughout the site, and gather demographic information.

We collect this information in order to understand how our website is used and to improve its functionality and performance. This information is not used by us to identify individual users or to match it with other personal information on our system.

The server log files are kept for 30 days, after which they are automatically deleted. It is possible for us to retain and utilize anonymous, aggregated data derived from these logs indefinitely for statistical purposes.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding the collection and processing of server log data by our company.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require your name, a valid email address and permission from you to send out project communication. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and never pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and email address and using them for sending the newsletter at any time through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

The data you provide for the newsletter subscription will be used to distribute the newsletter, or other project communication, until you cancel your subscription or until the project ends in August 2026.