Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Nordic Biochar Network is an interest group, organized as an association in Norway. The Nordic Biochar Network operates the site www. .

Your privacy is important to us and we handle all personal information with care. On this page, we inform you about how we use your persondal data. By using our website, you agree to our privacy policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

While using our site, you may be asked to provide personal information.

When filling out the contact form, we ask you to provide your name and email adress. We will use this information in order to get in contact with you. Messages sent via the general contact form in our website can be accessed by all board members.

When signing up for membership, we ask you to provide your name and email adress. We will store this information in our membership database and use it to get in touch with you, for example to send you information about network-related activities or our newsletter. Information sent to us via the membership sign-up form will only be handled by the secretary of the network.

On our site, we display a map with biochar-related activities in the Nordic (and some other) countries. You can choose to be included in this map, for example by sending us an email and letting us know. We will publish the information you provide us for this purpose.

During your visit to our site, your browser sends information (so called “log-data”), for example browser type and version, the pages you visit on our site, time and date of your visit, how much time you spend on these pages and the country from which you access our page. We collect these information for statistical reasons only. These information are not personalized, so we cannot link them to a specific person.

Articles and posts on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if you visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor and track your interaction with that embedded content. What data is collected and how it is used should be stated in the privacy policy of the respective websites.

Whom we share your data with

Information you send us with the purpose of being added to our map with biochar-related activities will be published there and available to anyone visiting our site. Apart from the information intended for the map, we do not share your data with any third parties.

How long we retain your data.

If you use our contact form for getting in touch with us and provide us with name, email and your actual message, we will keep these information as long as we find it necessary in order to communicate with you.

Data that we use for our map of biochar-related activities will be stored indefinitely.

Personal information you give us when signing up for a membership at the network will be stored in our membership database as long as you are a member of the network.

What rights you have over your data

If you wonder what we know about you, you can ask us anytime by sending an email to mail[at] We will delete all information we may have collected about you, should you instruct us to do so.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Updates of our privacy policy

From time to time, it might be necessary to modify or update our privacy policy, for example when we add features to our homepage. We post the latest version of our privacy policy on this site. If you are a member of the network, we will also inform you via email about changes in our privacy policy.

This current version is from 19.12.2019.