Go Fjord AS safeguards the privacy of its website users and customers. In the following text, we review what types of information we collect and how we treat your personal data. You have the right to ask for your personal data to be erased and/or amended, and we explain here how to do this.
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What information is stored?
If you contact us in writing with a query about a booking, a complaint or some other matter, we use a customer service system provided by Zendesk. The system stores and processes the following information about you:
- Full name (first name, middle name and surname)
- Telephone number
- Nature of contact
This information about you will only be used to respond to the specific enquiry to which the contact relates.
If you make a booking on gofjords.com, your information will be forwarded to our booking system. The system stores and processes the following information about you:
- Full name (first name, middle name and surname)
- Telephone number
- Date of birth/age (if required)
- Debit/credit card data
How will we treat the information?
These data are stored to enable us to provide you, the customer, with the best possible service and follow-up. Providing your name when you book makes it easy for our customer centre, sales and accounts departments, and crew to find your booking.
An order confirmation and relevant information will be sent to you by e-mail. In connection to your purchase on gofjords.com we may send you e-mail marketing or newsletters with information and offers we believe is of relevance. Your phone number will be useful in cases when we need to contact you in connection to your purchase.
In some cases, full name and date of birth/age of our passengers are a statutory safety requirement: Regulation on counting and registration of persons on board passenger ships,Section 6. Registration.
Your date of birth or age may also be used in our booking system to be able to give you the correct price (e.g. pensioner, student or child discount).
We may also process data registered in connection with the booking, for example destination, enquiries about special meals or particular information concerning your health or other matters within the framework of the customer relationship.
You provide personal data, for example online in connection with booking a trip, sending us e-mail or contacting us by telephone.
When you make a card payment, you are forwarded to our digital payment solution provided by Netaxept, which is part of the Nets Group. Your card data are stored securely and are only used by our employees to refund money in the event of the trip being cancelled, for example. In such cases, we still do not have access to full information about your card.
Storing personal data
We store personal data as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes described above. We usually store your personal data for a period of two years from your last trip. In some cases, we have to store data for longer periods when this is required by law (e.g. the Norwegian Accounting Act) or in connection with complaints, when data are stored for two years after the complaint has been resolved.
Who may treat your personal data?
Your personal data are treated by our employees, and our system and administrative service partners. Your personal data may also be processed by our business partners such as bus companies, activity organisers, destination companies, tourist information offices, hotels/restaurants and local partners. Only necessary information about you is provided in such cases.
Who is responsible for your personal data at Go Fjords?
Go Fjords AS is the data controller, which means that we are responsible for your data being protected in accordance with the privacy protection regulations in force at any time.
Consent to e-mail correspondence, direct marketing and continuous contact
When you consent to that Go Fjords AS treat your personal data in regards to the purpose stated above, you among others agree to the following:
- We may contact you by e-mail or phone to provide you with relevant travel information.
- We may send you e-mail marketing and newsletters before and after your trip with us. At any time you may unsubscribe to receiving further information by following the clearly marked link, or by contacting us directly.
We are using marketing tool that among others will contribute to:
- Send you more relevant marketing
- Provide you with relevant information before and after you have shopped through our website.
The information we obtain and store may include:
- Your browsing pattern on our website
You have the right at any time to withdraw consent for the information you have given us to be processed. This means that you can also ask for your personal data to be corrected, completed or erased. All such requests must be made to us in writing at [email protected] Your personal data will then be corrected or erased within 30 days. If you have booked a trip that has not yet been completed, have an unresolved complaint or similar, the personal data will be erased within 30 days of the travel being completed or the matter being resolved.
If you consider we have processed your personal data in a way that does not comply with what we have set out here or that we are otherwise in breach of privacy protection legislation, you may complain to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority.
You can find contact information on the English pages of the Norwegian Data Protection Authority's website.
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