Processing of personal data on and

Nord University's webteam is responsible for Nord University's processing of personal data on and, unless otherwise specified below. It is voluntary for users of our websites to provide personal data in connection with services, such as personalised marketing and collection of user statistics.  The legal basis for processing of personal data is consent from the individual user, unless otherwise specified.

Bouvet is Nord University's data processer and our supplier of web development services for SiteImprove is Nord University's data processor and our supplier of analytics and quality control for Sempro is Nord University's data processor and our supplier of digital marketing services, including personalised marketing.

The data collected in connection with management of our websites is stored on Nord's servers. The data collected for analysis and quality control of our website is stored on SiteImprove's servers. Data processor agreements between Nord University and Bouvet, Nord University and SiteImprove, and Nord University and Sempro govern which information the supplier has access to and how the supplier may process information.

About cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you download a website. Some cookies are essential in order for the website to function properly, while others fulfil non-essential functions such as analytics and marketing purposes.

Storage and processing of data collected by use of cookies is not permitted without the informed consent of the user. The user must be informed about which data are collected, the purpose of collection and processing, and who processes the data, cf. Electronic Communications Act section 2, sub-section 7b.

You can provide or withdraw your consent to our use of cookies at any time by changing the settings in your web browser.

Read more about each of these purposes below.

User analytics and site optimalisation

Nord University collects anonymised data about visitors to The purpose of data collection is to generate statistics that we use to improve and further develop information on the website. Statistics can tell us more about how many users visit different pages, the length of users' visits, which websites users come from, and which web browser users have.

These data are processed in anonymised and aggregated form. With anonymised we mean that we can not trace the data we collect back to individual users. We collect the entire IP address, but the IP address is anonymised so that only the first three groups of the entire IP number are used to generate statistics. In addition, IP addresses are processed at an aggregated level, meaning that the data are combined into groups and not processed at any individual level.

Nord University uses SiteImprove and Google Analytics for analytics on our websites.

We use the following cookies on and in connection with analytics and site optimalisation:

- Analytics tool SiteImprove (_cfduid, nmstat) places two cookies on your computer in order to help us generate statistics. These cookies are removed after 1 year.
- Analytics tool Google Analytics (_ga, _gid, _gat) places three cookies on your computer in order to help us generate statistics and in order to optimise the website's response rate.

Personlised marketing

With your consent, Nord University would like to show you relevant advertisements on Facebook and other websites you visit. We can do this by using Google Tag Manager and Facebook Pixel. These tools make is possible for us to show you advertisements about relevant educational programmes, seminars, lectures, vacant positions etc.

We use the following cookies on and in relation to personalised marketing:

- Google Tag Manager and AdWords (_gac) places one cookie on your computer in order to provide information about campaigns. This cookie is removed after 90 days.

Cookies settings

To consent to or withdraw consent for use of cookies, use the settings in your browser.

Most browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.) are set to accept cookies automatically. You can, however, block all or some types of cookies. You can also remove previously saved cookies. Use your browser's help function to adjust your cookies settings.

Published: 18.07.2018
Updated: 23.08.2018


Questions about collection of personal data on and can be directed to