Privacy Statement


This Privacy Notice represents the full online Privacy Policy applicable to Cegal’s online activities. It will explain the types of data Cegal collects from you and how that information is used. Our website is governed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Cegal is to be considered the data controller in this case, and therefore, will determine why and how personal data submitted online will be processed.We understand that you care about your privacy and we take that seriously. We also recognize that keeping your personal information private is an ongoing responsibility, so we pledge to update this Privacy Notice whenever we adopt new privacy policies or add new personal data practices. 

Data Protection Officer 

Cegal AS is headquartered in Sandnes, Norway. We have appointed anGlobalData Protection Officer (DPO) that you can contact with any questions concerning Cegal’s personal data practices or policies. The DPO’s name and contact information are as follows: 

Cegal AS 
Vestre Svanholmen 4  
4313 Sandnes, Norway 
Attn: Data Protection Officer

Collection of Personal Data 

Much of the information on our website is available without having to release your personal data. You are also able to only enter a limited amount of required data when requesting extra material, such as trials and newsletters, if you so wish. Some information is necessary to collect, however. You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time.  

We gather the following data:  

Newsletter – when you sign up for our newsletter, we ask for your name, company and e-mail address. You are also asked to tick off the options for the newsletter(s) you would like to receive. We gather this information primarily to be able to send you the newsletter you have signed up for, and secondarily to get information about who our subscribers are to optimize content. 

Trial licence – when you sign up for a trial license for any of our geoscience software products, we ask for your name, e-mailaddress, the company you work for and your location. We gather this information to be able to send you the trial license. 

Get in touch – when you ask us to get in touch with you we ask for your name, e-mailaddress and the company you work for. We gather this information as we need your contact details to be able to get in touch with you.   

Use of Personal Data 

Like most other websites, collects certain information automatically. Examples of this information may include IP addresses, geographic location, browser type, device screen resolution, device type, preferred language, etc. Because we use a third party to collect this data to optimize the end user experience, please visit to read their privacy policy. also uses cookies. For more information on our use of cookies, please read our cookie policy. 

We will only use personal data for the purpose it was collected for. Access to this data is restricted to personnel with appropriate authorization and a clear need to use that data. 

Sharing and Transfer of Personal Data 

Personal data will only be shared with third parties when it is necessary to provide our services. We occasionally use third parties to work on our behalf and we will share only the necessary information in these circumstances. We will not disclose your data to any third parties for the purpose of marketing. 

Cegal has adopted a set of Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) incorporated in the GDPR for the purpose of authorizing global transfers within the different Cegal locations. This allows us to transfer personal data outside of the EU/EEA, based on our internal practices, while protecting the privacy of data subjects. 

Data Storage and Retention 

Personal data is stored by Cegal AS on its servers and our cloud-based servers. Your data is retained only for as long as it is necessary for the intended purpose. Contact Cegal’s DPO for more information on where and how long your personal data is stored. You can also contact the DPO for more information on your rights of data portability and erasure.

Security of Processing 

Cegal maintains technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect the privacy of your personal data. We make sure to update and test our security technology regularly. Cegal will apply the appropriate safeguards to help ensure your personal data is protected against accidental loss, unauthorized disclosure, unlawful forms of processing, and alteration or access. 

Access, Rectification, and Other Data Subject Rights 

You have the right to access your personal data, as well as rectifying it, at any time. For more information about your rights as a data subject under the GDPR, to access your personal data, or ask any questions, please contact Cegal’s DPO.

Links to Other Websites 

This privacy notice does not cover any links to other websites or services offered by third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy statements written on the other websites you visit. 

Changes and Updates to the Privacy Policy 

By using this Site, you agree to the terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Notice and/or any other agreement that we might have with you. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, you should not use this Site or any Cegal AS benefits or services. You agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Notice and Conditions of Use, or any other agreement we have with you, will be governed by the laws of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation.  

Because our organization changes occasionally, this Privacy Notice is expected to change as well. We reserve the right to change the contents of this Privacy Notice at any time, for any reason, and without prior notice to users. We will, however, always post the newest version of the Privacy Notice on and encourage visitors to read updated versions when they are made available. We may send periodic reminders, in the form of e-mails, with information regarding updates in our Privacy Notice to those who have opted-in for updates of this nature. 

The provisions in this notice supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our privacy practices

Questions or Complaints 

Please contact Cegal’s Data Protection Officer with any questions or complaints: 

Cegal AS 
Vestre Svanholmen 4  
4313 Sandnes, Norway
Attn: Data Protection Officer