Information on data protection and use of cookies

The University of Stavanger comply with regulations on privacy and data protection and the principles outlined by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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About data protection and cookies

We will handle data responsibly and the following principles for privacy and data protection is key:

  • The University of Stavanger will practice a high level of privacy and data protection and respect the rights of those from we register data from.  
  • We will comply with rules and regulations for storing and securing data.
  • We will document and deal with any irregularities or breach on security.

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University of Stavanger will not use cookies to gather information unnecessarily. However, we use Google Analytics to measure traffic to our websites. The information collected by cookies is used to improve usability for our online visitors. Information will only be used by us and by partners helping us develop our websites. This information will never be transferred to any third party.

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Privacy policy for Microsoft Dynamics CRM at UiS

University of Stavanger use the platform Microsoft Dynamics CRM to communicate with alumni and external contacts, and to manage events and newsletter. UiS is s responsible for the processing of personal data that we register, process and store in connection with Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

This privacy policy provides you with information about how we process your personal information, what rights you have and who you can contact with inquiries concerning your personal information.

Personal information in Microsoft Dynamics CRM at UiS.

Personal information is all forms of information and assessments that can be linked to you as an individual. UiS uses Microsoft Dynamics CRM as a system when we process personal data about you for alumni, external relations, events and newsletters. Information that is processed is name, contact information, education, place of work, commitment, relevant subject areas, events, newsletters and consents that you have given. Which information is stored on you depends on which role you have been associated with in the system. This information is also integrated with other systems, but only where necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing.

The system is used, among other things, to ensure that UiS registers personal data in one place and in a secure area. The system also ensures that your personal data is only used for legally specified purposes. Personal data processed in this system must only be shared with persons who have been granted specific rights and these persons are subject to a duty of confidentiality. The personal data will not be shared with a third party.

Geographical storage of personal data.

UiS assures that your personal information is stored in accordance with the privacy regulations' rules for geographical storage. Any storage in third countries is done legally through the EU's accepted transfer mechanisms. If it is desired with specific information about where the individual personal information is stored, you can contact the privacy representative, please contact

The security of your personal information.

UiS conducts regular risk and vulnerability analysis to secure your personal information. In addition, security measures have been implemented, such as access controls to prevent more employees than necessary from gaining access to your personal information. All registrations are logged.

Your rights

You have the right to access your personal data that is in Microsoft Dynamics CRM at UiS. If your personal information is incorrect, you have the right to have it corrected or to correct/update it yourself via the system. You can withdraw your consent at any time or ask us to delete your personal data contained in Microsoft Dynamics at UiS. You can either do this by pressing unsubscribe or by contacting

Contact us

If you need more information or have any other questions related to Microsoft Dynamics CRM at UiS, you can contact the Microsoft Dynamics CRM system manager at UiS at