Our Privacy Policy

In Norway from July 1st, 2018 (in other EU countries from May 25th, 2018) the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply. This privacy law concerns, among other things, the storage and protection of your personal data.

Apart from using 3rd party cookies on our website (see declaration below), we do not actively sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personal data unless we have your specific consent for a specific purpose.

Who is responsible for privacy in LT&C?
The Chairman of the board of LT&C is responsible for all personal data processing and operations in our organization.

Please read below further information on how we manage your data.

What data are we holding?
LT&C only processes information that is related to our relationship with you. This may include:

If you are regular web visitor:

  • We collect anonymized data to provide functionality on our website and track usages, links and web statistics. Other 3rd party services (like social media platforms where you have an account) may track usage through our websites social functions (video, social links, share etc.. )
  • Please see our Cookie policy for more details on cookies and on how to further protect your privacy if you want.

If you subscribe to our Newsletter, email us or use our contact or submit content forms:

  • We just collect your name and email address to keep you on our mailing list or for purpose of regular email communication.

If you are a member or partner of LT&C we store and process the following personal information:

  • Contact details including email, phone numbers, address and other details you provided yourself when you signed up as member
  • Your profile information, which you yourself with your individual password may publish on our website (you may choose yourself if your profile on our website is private or shared with other members or the public)
  • Information about member payments and donations to us managed through PayPal (we do not hold any credit card info)
  • Email and records of previous communications

How we use this data:

  • To inform you of relevant news and information that you would expect to receive from us – this includes our newsletter, and information about our workshops, study-tours, other events and activities
  • To maintain direct communications with you
  • To improve how we communicate with our network
  • To facilitate contacts and synergy amongst our members
  • To improve the services we offer those in our network

How we manage and store your data

Your personal data are stored and managed securely within our externally hosted Website (ltandc.org), Newsletter solution (Mailchimp)  and E-mail system (Gmail) and we have a GDPR compliant data processor agreement with the providers for these services:

  1. The website is developed and hosted with our partner Frameworks AS (www.frameworks.no) in Arendal, Norway.
  2. Our newsletter solution is secure and provided by Mailchimp.
    Under MailChimp’s  Terms of Use and  Privacy Policy, each user promises that their use will be compliant with all applicable laws.
  3. We also may store email conversations. Our email is hosted with Google / Gmail. We have a data processor agreement with Google. (Read more on https://cloud.google.com/security/gdpr/resource-center/)

Only technical core staff working at our solution provider Frameworks AS, two of our Board members and our own administration staff have access to your personal data. We won’t forward or share your data to any third party outside our data processors, and if you like to have your data removed from our system you may contact us at any time and we will delete your data permanently.

Do we use Cookies and why?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) when you browse the site. This enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are e.g used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregated (non-personalized) data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Please refer to our detailed cookie policy if you are concerned about cookies, want to restrict or reject them or just interested to see what type of cookies are used on our website and their purpose.