What are cookies?A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by the web server to your web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Persistent and session cookiesCookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies:
- a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date
- a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies that Omega use
NecessaryThese cookies are essential for the use of our website and cannot be turned off in our systems.
|Omega does not make use of necessary cookies.|
PreferencesThe following cookies make it possible for the web page to remember selections you have made for how the web page is to act or look. Examples are your preferred language and time zone for showing international time, etc.
|omega||timezone||Holds your time zone for viewing international time.||First party
|omega||languageSetting||Holds your selected language for the pages.||First party
FeaturesThese cookies provide third-party features, such as our live chat facillity. Only used on selected pages.
|tawk.to (Live chat functionality)||
|Third party cookie that remembers you so that we can link chat conversations together to provide a better service.||8 years|
PerformanceThese cookies collect anonymous information about visitors to our website. This helps us to improve the content on our website. These cookies allow us to anonymously track website statistics, including page views, traffic source, etc. We do this to track our most popular pages and how users move around the site in order to improve our website. We use Google Analytics to do this, which uses first party cookies.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using our sites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
|Google Analytics||_ga||Used to distinguish users.||First Party Persistent
|Google Analytics||_gid||Used to distinguish users.||First Party Persistent
|Google Analytics||_gat||Used to throttle request rate.||First Party Persistent
|NID||Contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.||Third Party Persistent
|1P_JAR||Used to gather website statistics||Third Party Persistent
|CONSENT||Cookie consent setting||Third Party Persistent
Targeting cookiesThese cookies collect information about you in order to deliver more targeted online advertisements. They are also used to measure the effectiveness of online advertisements and can limit the number of times a visitor sees a specific online advertisement.
Omega does not use any form of targeting cookies. Any change to this will require specific consent from visitors to our website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies.The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
- Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Internet Explorer - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Edge – https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
- Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Safari – https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411
- Opera – http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
Negative impact of blocking cookiesIf you block cookies, your experience of and the available features on our websites may be reduced.
Data Protection Officer
Omega's Data Protection Officer: Trygve Haaland
Phone number: +47 98 28 68 88
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact our Data Protection Officer if you have questions about how we treat your personal information. We will reply to your inquiry as soon as possible.
Implementation of changes in this statement
We will periodically update this Privacy Statement to reflect any changes as to how we process personal information, or changes to our website.
It is therefore adviced to visit this page regulary to ensure that you are happy with any changes being made.Omega may inform about such changes through email or by a message on the web pages.
Last updated: June 2018