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Website Disclaimer and Terms and Conditions of Use

These are Akselera's Conditions of Website Use. Akselera websites are maintained for the personal use and viewing of users. Access to and use of our website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

1. Rights Granted and Main Restrictions

1.1 The access and use of any Akselera website featuring these Terms and Conditions constitutes the user's acceptance of these Terms and Conditions which take effect from the date from which each user first uses our website.

1.2 All rights, including copyright, in the content of Akselera web pages are owned or controlled for these purposes by Akselera. Users may download printed copies of the material displayed on an Akselera website for personal use only; provided that each user retains all copyright and trade mark notices and other proprietary notices contained on or in relation to the materials included on that Akselera website. Users may not print, copy, reproduce, download, republish, broadcast, transmit, display, modify or re-use the materials from an Akselera website for any other purpose, including in particular any purpose which publicly re-sells or re-uses the materials.

1.3 The trade marks, word marks, logos, names and images displayed on Akselera websites are the registered or unregistered trade marks of Akselera. Nothing on an Akselera website should be taken as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any of the aforementioned marks displayed on such website without the prior written approval of Akselera or such third party as may own the relevant mark.

2. Disclaimer

2.1 Akselera websites and the content, names, text and images included on them are provided 'as is'. While reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of such websites to ensure that the information contained on it is accurate, no warranty or representation of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of title, whether express or implied, is given, nor is any warranty or representation given that the information and materials contained on such websites are free from errors or inaccuracy.

2.2 Our websites contain guidance and notes on certain aspects of law as they might affect the average person. They are intended only as broad guidance and are by no means definitive. The law is constantly changing, thus expert advice should always be sought.

2.3 To the extent permitted by applicable laws, no liability is accepted for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage resulting from the access to and use of Akselera websites and the information and materials contained on them.

2.4 Links contained within Akselera websites may lead to websites not under the control of Akselera and Akselera is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links provided on Akselera websites are provided to users only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Akselera of, and Akselera accepts no liability in respect of the content of, any such linked site. Users link to any linked sites at their own risk.

3. Linking

Users shall not be entitled, nor shall they assist others, to set up links from their own websites to any Akselera website (whether by hypertext linking, deep-linking, framing, tagging or otherwise) without the prior written consent of Akselera. The consent of Akselera is at its absolute discretion, and without providing a reason, may grant or withhold.

4. Supply of Information

4.1 Any communication or information, apart from payment transaction information, including credit card particulars, transmitted by a user to a Akselera website by email or otherwise will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. Anything transmitted by any user may be used by Akselera or its affiliates for any purpose, including, without limitation, broadcast, transmission, publication, reproduction, disclosure, posting and any other use whatsoever.

Although Akselera may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like on its websites, Akselera is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, omission, infringement, defamation, obscenity, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on its websites.

If applicable, users are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene or scandalous material or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law. Akselera will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Akselera to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on its websites.

4.2 If applicable, Akselera web server may automatically recognize the domain name and email address (where possible) of users of its websites. Akselera may collect the domain name and email address of visitors to its websites, the email addresses of those who communicate with Akselera via email and aggregate information on the pages users access or visit and information volunteered by the user, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

4.3 The information collected by Akselera is used for internal review, used to improve the content of its website, used to customize the content and/or layout of its websites for each individual user, used to notify users about updates to its websites, used by Akselera to contact users for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

5. Revision of Terms and Conditions

5.1 Akselera may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice by posting changes online. Users are responsible for reviewing all information posted online and the continued use of Akselera websites after changes are posted constitute the user's acceptance of modified terms and conditions.

5.2 A user's authorization to use Akselera websites automatically terminates without notice if in Akselera's sole discretion the user fails to comply with any of the terms and conditions. On termination, the user must cease all use of Akselera websites and destroy all and any materials copied directly or indirectly from any such websites.

6. General

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of Norway and Finland. If any provision of the foregoing is held to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. Akselera websites are maintained for the personal use and viewing of users. Access to and use of these websites is subject to the following terms and conditions of use ('terms and conditions').

Privacy Notice

Introduction

Akselera is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We want you to tell you how we use and protect your personal information. This includes informing you of your rights regarding your personal information that we hold.

This Privacy Notice sets out how we may use, process and store your personal information. We may get that information from you or our partners, through contracts or other legal arrangements you have with us or our partners on behalf of us, in order to deliver contractual/legal obligations. In other cases, we will get that information from you with your permission and consent, or we may receive your personal information from third parties who you have given consent to pass this information on to us.

The Laws and Regulations

The laws that govern personal data in the Norway and Finland are:

  • REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (“GDPR”).

Akselera

Registered addresses, company number and contact information:

NORWAY
Akselera Norway AS
Strandveien 33
1366 Lysaker
Business registration number: 992300027
e-mail: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com
Website: http://www.akselera.com/

FINLAND
Akselera Finland Oy
Lars Sonckin kaari 12
02600 Espoo
Business registration number: 2165100-5
e-mail: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com
Website: http://www.akselera.com/

Information we may collect from you

Akselera may collect information from you because we have a legal reason, allowed by law or under contract, to collect the information, or because you have consented for us to do so for a specific purpose.

Information you give us

You may give us information about you with your consent, for example:

  • By filling in a form
  • Sending us an e-mail
  • Applying for a job at Akselera.

This information may be personal, financial, educational, or related to your employment history.
You may give us information for legal reasons, such as to enter into a contract with us, when you are buying goods or services from us, or when you are taking a job at Akselera.

Information we collect about you

If you visit our website, we may automatically collect information about you, for example:

  • Technical information
  • Information about what type of device you use to connect to our website
  • Your URL
  • What parts of our website you click on and how long you look at our website.

Information we receive from other sources

We may receive information about you from any other services we provide, or from our business partners instructed to collect information on our behalf.

We also work with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, background checking agencies) and may receive information about you from them as part of the service we provide you, or for legal reasons.

Why does Akselera collect personal information?

Akselera collects information for some or all of the following reasons:

  • To provide information about products or services you have shown interest in purchasing within a reasonable time afterwards, if you are already an existing Akselera customer
  • To provide information to you about products or services you have purchased from us, or related products or services
  • To employ you or consider you for employment
  • To provide goods or services to you under contract
  • For legal reasons, for example, if you have entered into a contract with us
  • To provide information to you about our products and services if you have consented to receive it.

What legal basis does Akselera have for processing your information?

Akselera may process your information because:

  • We have a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • We must provide services to you after you have purchased something from us
  • We must provide services to you because you have taken one of our qualifications
  • To comply with the law.

All of these reasons are reasons Akselera may legally process the information we have about you.

Who might Akselera share your information with?

Akselera may share your personal information with third parties, either because you have consented to allow us to do so or for legal reasons. For example, we may share your personal information with:

  • Subcontractors and third parties for the purpose of the performance of a contract that we hold with them or that we hold with you
  • With third parties because you have given consent
  • With third parties who provide shipping or publishing services because you have purchased goods or services
  • On our Successful Candidate Register if you have consented.

Other reasons Akselera may share your personal information with a third party

If Akselera or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by Akselera about its customers will be one of the transferred assets of the company.

In addition, Akselera will share your personal data with third parties for the following reasons:

  • If Akselera must comply with a legal obligation
  • To enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions of Website  Use, Terms and Conditions of Sale, or other agreements
  • To protect the rights, property, or safety of Akselera, our customers or others
  • We will exchange information with other companies or organizations to prevent fraud or to reduce our credit risks.

Aggregated or anonymized data with personal information removed

Akselera may, from time to time, provide third parties with data that has been aggregated or anonymized.

This means that your personal information that could be used to identify you have been removed from the data. Data provided to third parties in this way is not personal data; however, you do keep your right to object.

Where we store your personal data

We primarily store and process your personal data in the EU/European Economic Area (“EEA”). If we do transfer your personal data outside the EEA it will be because you have consented or because we have a legal reason to do so.

Some examples of reasons your data may be processed outside of the EEA include:

  • Order fulfilment
  • Payment processing
  • Technical support services.
  • If your personal data cannot be processed within the EEA, we will:
  • Comply with all other data protection principles
  • Where possible, be to a country that is on the list of the EU Commission’s countries that provide adequate protections for the rights and freedoms of data subjects
  • If the transfer is to the United States of America, we will use reasonable endeavours to make sure they participate in the Privacy Shield program
  • Make sure we have assessed the adequacy of protections in all other cases.

Access to your stored personal data via password

Where we have given you, or where you have chosen, a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Transmission and storage of your personal data

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we use best practice to ensure your data is encrypted to the standard required in the GDPR to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data as it is transmitted and stored.

How long will we keep your personal information?

Akselera will not retain your personal information for longer than required.

We will keep your personal information:

  • For as long as required by law
  • Until we no longer have a valid reason for keeping it
  • Until you request us to stop using it.

We may keep just enough of your personal information to ensure that we comply with your requests not use your personal information or comply with your right to erasure. For example, we must keep your request to be erased even if it includes your personal data until such time as you are no longer our customer.

If you have questions about our Data Retention Policy, we can provide you a copy. Please contact: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

What if you chose not to give us your personal information?

If the personal information is necessary in order to supply goods or services to you under a contract between you and Akselera, then we will not enter into that contract or provide the services or goods if you do not give us your personal information.

Your Rights

Akselera will respect your legal rights to your data.
Below are the rights that you have under law, and what Akselera does to protect those rights:

Legal right

The right to be informed

What Akselera does to protect your rights

Akselera is publishing this Privacy Notice to keep you informed as to what we do with your personal information. We strive to be transparent about how we use your data.

The right to access

You have the right to access your information. Please contact Akselera’s Data Protection Officer at info_gdpr(at)akselera.com if you wish to access the personal information Akselera holds about you.

The right to rectification

If the information Akselera holds about you is inaccurate or not complete, you have the right to ask us to rectify it. If that data has been passed to a third party with your consent or for legal reasons, then we must also ask them to rectify the data. Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you need us to rectify your information: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

The right to erasure

This is sometimes called ‘the right to be forgotten’. If you want Akselera to erase all your personal data and we do not have a legal reason to continue to process and hold it, please contact our Data Protection Officer: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

The right to restrict processing

You have the right to ask Akselera to restrict how we process your data. This means We are permitted to store the data but not further process it. We keep just enough data to make sure we respect your request in the future. If you want Us to restrict processing of your data, please contact our Data Protection Office: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

The right to data portability

Akselera must allow you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across services in a safe and secure way without this effecting the usability of your data. Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you want information how to port your data elsewhere: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com. This right only applies to personal data that you have provided to Us as the Data Controller. The data must be held by Us by consent or for the performance of a contract.

The right to object

You have the right to object to Akselera processing your data even if it is based on Our legitimate interests, the exercise of official authority, direct marketing (including data aggregation), and processing for the purposeless of statistics. If you wish to object please contact our Data Protection Officer: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

The right to withdraw consent

If you have given Us your consent to process your data but change your mind later, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and Akselera must stop processing your data. If you want to withdraw your consent, please contact our Data Protection Officer: info_gdpr(at)akselera.com.

The right to complain to a Supervisory Authority

You have the right to complain to the Supervisory Authority if you feel that Akselera has not responded to your requests to solve a problem. You can find their contact details here:

Norway: Datatilsynet, www.datatilsynet.no
Finland: The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman, e-mail: tietosuoja(at)om.fi.

Links to Other Websites

From time to time, our website may contain links to and from websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy notices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any such notices. Please check these notices, where available, before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

Akselera may change this notice from time to time in the future. Any such changes will be posted here and, where appropriate, notified to you in writing. We advise you to check back frequently to see any updates or changes.

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