Privacy policy

Personal data and cookies

The Port of Tromsø processes personal data in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data Act. You can read more about this here.

Visits to the website

This privacy statement applies to the website

As a starting point, you are completely anonymous when using our website. The IP address of your computer is logged, but not your e-mail address. However, as the IP address is anonymized, it cannot be traced back to you as an individual.

The Port of Tromsø uses information capsules (cookies) on These cookies are mostly used to measure traffic and optimize the service. You can continue to use as normal if you accept this. You also have the option of disabling cookies in your web browser.

We use the analytics tool Google Analytics to study traffic, user patterns and trends on this website. The data collected is used to optimize the user experience and adapt the content of the website. In accordance with Google’s guidelines for the use of Google Analytics, the personal data of users is not collected. The data collected is stored on Google servers. You can click here to read more about how Google collects and safeguards data.

The Google Analytics cookie is a first-party cookie. It is set to be deleted automatically after 26 months if you do not return to our website. You may opt-out of the use of cookies from Google Analytics by downloading a browser add-on by clicking on the following linkGoogle Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Examples of the data stored includes:

  • which pages you view and the number of pages you viewed in total
  • how long you spend on the website
  • date and time
  • which web browser you use
  • which device you used, i.e. computer, mobile phone or tablet

None of this information may be traced back to you or used to identify you as an individual.

Share button

You can use the share function to forward links to the website by e-mail or share the content on social media, e.g. Facebook or Twitter. We do not log data about sharing, but it is used there and then to publish the link on the online community. However, we cannot guarantee that the online community does not log this data. Consequently, you should always exercise common sense when using such services. If you use the e-mail function, we only use the e-mail address provided to send the message without any form of logging.


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