Who we are

Tombs Foundry AS is a registered company in Norway. For more information, see our About us page.

Our website address is: https://tombsfoundry.no

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you fill out any contact forms on our website, we collect your name, email address and any other information you volunteer. We may use this information to establish correspondence with you.


If you opt-in to one of our Newsletters, we collect your name and email address, and we might also associate your information with the event where you signed up, to give separate information pertaining to these events.

When you open a Newsletter we have sent you, we also collect statistics like: when you opened the Newsletter, which links in the newsletter you clicked, and which lists you are subscribed to. We do this to better tailor our Newsletters to our subscribers.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies may be used to retain user preferences and store information for things like shopping baskets. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

If you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


When visiting our website, we will collect your public IP address and information associated with this: country and city where the IP is publicly registered, which pages you visit, and when

We also collect anonymous statistics about your browser.

If you arrive at our website via referral from a search engine, we also collect information about which search engine you used.

We use this information to collect statistics about the impact and popularity of our website, to present the anonymized statistics to our investors, and to evaluate information on how you move around different sections of our website to understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive.

Who we share your data with

We may share your personal information with Norwegian authorities if we believe your data may be in violation of Norwegian law, or if requested to do so by the Norwegian court system and we determine this to be within the bounds of Norwegian law, but always in accordance with GDPR.

If you opt-in to any of our Newsletters, we may share neccessary data like your email address with third parties to provide this service. We will not share any unneccessary information to provide this service.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you opt-in to any of our Newsletters, we retain your data for as long as you’re subscribing. You may see or edit your subscription, or opt-out at any time using the links provided in any of your recieved Newsletters.

Where we send your data

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

Subscribers to our Newsletters will have their name and email address sent to our service provider MailPoet at the time of publishing each Newsletter.

What rights you have over your data

Tombs Foundry AS would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. If you are a user and/or have an account on this site, or have left comments, or have opted-in to any of our Newsletters, you are entitled to the following under GDPR:

The right to access – You have the right to request Tombs Foundry AS for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Tombs Foundry AS correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Tombs Foundry AS erase your personal data, under certain conditions. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Tombs Foundry AS restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Tombs Foundry AS’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Tombs Foundry AS transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Additional information

Supervisory authority

As Tombs Foundry AS is a Norwegian company, we operate under Norwegian law, and answer to Norwegian authorities. If you find that we are operating in violation of Norwegian law and/or GDPR, please contact us about it, you also have the right to contact the proper authorities.

What data breach procedures we have in place

While we will do everything we can to keep our service secure, in the event of a data breach or misuse, we will inform our users of what happened and what we have done to put it right within 30 days of our discovering the breach.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 18. December 2019.


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