Information on data processing


Due to the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 has come into force we need your authorization to collect and process your personal data for statistical, analytical and marketing purposes.


The administrator of your data is the company Forberg Utleie AS with the address at Nordbygdivegen 99, 3840 Seljord, Norway,  Organisation Number 820 239 342.


Our website uses an encrypted connection provided by LET'S ENCRYPT. All data sent and received through domain is secured which is assures the Positive SSL Certificate we are in possession of.


Detailed information on our privacy and cookie policy is presented in the easy to follow form of questions and answers.

Frequently asked questions

We have prepared an insight into our privacy policy in a  form of  frequently asked questions easy to follow. We hope it will deliver a clear and understandable solution for those seeking transparent answers to their enquiries.


Why do we collect your data?

Your personal data including your name, telephone number, email  address collected though the contact form on our website or a direct telephone or email enquiry is used

to execute orders for our goods and services,
to cope with enquiries, requests and complaints,
for marketing and advertising purposes including sending promotional materials, personalizing advertisements and adapting our offering after prior authorization,
for statistical and analytical research, checking website traffic.

You can withdraw your authorization for receiving promotional materials, request, manage, transfer and completely remove you data  by sending an email to the administrator at

Who administers your data?

The administrator of your data is the company Jan Forberg Utleie AS with the address at Nordbygdivegen 99, Seljord, Norway, and the Organisation Number 712132733.

All requests referring your personal data including enquiries, modifications, withdrawal of authorization for data processing by our company along with suggestions and complaints should be sent to the following email address

Who can process your data?

Your data is mainly processed by our company in order to execute your orders or respond to your enquiries.

It is also used in the process of preparation and personalization of offerings, running marketing campaigns and promotional activities of our product and services.

According to the current legislation your data may be also processed by third-parties working on our commission such as our trusted business partners, marketing companies or outsourcing companies.

Your data might be revealed to proper governmental bodies after receiving a prior legal note.

Is your data safe?

Our company is making every endeavour to eliminate the potential risk of personal data breach, gathering and proceeding information in an improper or illegal way. We attach a great importance to security and data safety. In case of unexpected data breach, you will be noticed immediately about the incident.

Our website uses an encrypted connection provided by LET'S ENCRYPT. All data sent and received through our domain is secured which assures the SSL Certificate we are in possession of.

We collect only necessary personal details such as name, telephone number, email address. We may also gather anonymous data including IP of a device from which an order or enquiry is sent.

We are not involved in mass data processing activities, do not distribute or sell any data. We only share you data with our trusted partner and selected third-parties working for us. Each third-party has its own privacy policy.

What legal rights do you have?

At any moment you are allowed to review, modify, withdraw your authorization for processing your data by our company, our partners and third-parties. You can do it by sending an email to the following email address

Since 25th May 2018 you will also have a right to restrict, limit, object to processing your data along with the right to issue a complaint to the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection.

All these eligibilities applies also to proper data processing activities by administrator.

How long do we retain your data?

The retention period for a specific data varies and depends on the sort of data that is involved. Forberg Utleie AS makes every endeavor to keep this period as short as possible.

Do we use cookies?

Yes, website uses "cookies".

What are  „cookies” ?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computers or in their browser. Revisiting the same website “cookies” enable to recognize the device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone etc.) and load the page with a user’s preferences from their previous visit.

You are capable of blocking or removing „cookies” from your computer and browser at any time. Instructions on how to do this with the links to the pages containing detailed information are in the included in the tab below.

What are “cookies” used for?

The „cookies” are used for the following reasons:

Configuring – they allow to set functions and services
Validating – they enable to deliver information to a user about their current state i.e. if they are logged in, show personalized information and load opt-in services/apps
Analysing users’ behaviour – they allow to analyse users’ preferences and improve the service. Gathered information is anonymous without any personal details.

Our website uses analytical "cookies" only to analyse users’ behaviour and preferences with third-parties applications. No personal information such as name, address i.e. is collected.

What are the types of “cookies”?

Analytical cookies – They gather information about the way a website is used by a visitor, how long and how many visitors viewed specific pages etc. No personal data is collected, only anonymous statistics of a website usage.

Session cookies – These files are used to save information from a session. They allows users to browse a website without the need of inserting the same information on every single page. They are deleted as soon as the browser closes.

Persistent cookies - these remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. How long a cookie remains on your browser depends on how long the visited website has programmed the cookie to last.

How to block or remove “cookies”?

According to the Telecommunications Act of 16 July 2004 (Journal Law no. 171, item1800 with later amendments) a customer has a right to decide on the type of „cookie” files, which have an access to their end-user device by their prior choice in a browser window.

By making no alterations to the software installed on a computer, a customer agrees „cookie” files to be stored on their computer.

What services do we use?

Hovstř uses some third-party services and applications including Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel, Recaptcha v3 to measure and analyze the traffic on our pages, make necessary improvements and personalize our offering.

The anonymous data give an insight into the number of visits in specified periods of time, the amount of time spend on particular pages, most frequently visited pages etc. The IP address informs us about a  visitor’s location and the way of their exploration of our site.

This statistical and analytical data exclude personal details like names, addresses, contact numbers etc.

Each third-party has its own privacy policy.

What social plug-ins do we use?

There are some elements like buttons, links on our pages enabling sharing, commenting and/or liking our content.

How do social media plugins work?
By clicking on a link or button a user is redirected to a chosen social website including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest where after logging in has a possibility to share the content, like or comment it according to their privacy setting in those services.

What data do we have an insight into?
Our company is able to retrace some data on our social media profiles including: a number of likes, personal information on people and companies that liked our Fan Page, shared our content or made comments according to each user’s privacy settings.

Who manages settings in social media?
Most of the account settings including privacy ones can be managed by the users alone from the designed sections of the social media websites.

How can you contact us?

Hovstř Hytter og Rom
Nordbygdivegen 99,
3840 Seljord

Tlf: +47 913 90 432

All requests referring your personal data including enquiries, modifications, withdrawal of authorization for data processing by our company along with suggestions and complaints should be sent to the following email address