Privacy policy

Knutsen Ballast Water AS, business registration number 992 593 830, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. In this Privacy Policy we describe which personal data we collect and store, how we collect and store the personal data and why we collect and store it.

The Managing Director is responsible for our processing of personal data. You have the right to see the personal data we have stored about you. For information, amendment or deletion of the personal data we have stored about you, please contact us in writing to either of the following:

By giving us your personal data, you consent to the terms described in this Privacy Policy. If you have complaints about how we practice our Privacy Policy, you may send a written inquiry to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority by e-mail to or by post to Datatilsynet, PO Box 458 Sentrum, 0105 Oslo.

Which personal data do we collect and how do we collect it?

We collect personal data from you when we are contacted by you. Contact may be made through our website, including our contact and career form, by e-mail, telephone or post.

When we are contacted by you, the following personal data may be collected and stored:

The personal data that may be linked to you personally will solely be stored for its purpose. When contacted by job applicants, we store information provided to us such as CV, job application, name, e-mail address and phone number.

Why do we collect personal data?

We collect and store personal data to ensure that we are able to fulfil our agreed obligations and serve you as a customer or partner in an efficient and correct manner. Personal data is stored and processed for the purpose of sales, service, aftermarket, necessary contact and marketing.

We will not share, sell or disclose personal data to any other parties unless legally obligated to do so.

How is your personal data stored?

The personal data we collect is treated as confidential. The data is securely stored in our systems and is accessible by authorized personnel only. We have security measures in place in order to ensure that your personal data is protected from unauthorized access.

Your personal data will be erased from our systems once our reason for storing the data is no longer valid, or until you actively withdraw your consent.

Plausible Analytics

We use Plausible Analytics as a tool to analyze traffic on our website, with the purpose of making the website more user-friendly.

Plausible Analytics is a cookieless web analytics tool. Instead of using cookies or generating persistent identifiers, Plausible Analytics counts the number of unique IP addresses that accesses the website. The IP addresses are anonymized using a one-way cryptographic hash function, generating a random string of letters and numbers that is used to calculate unique visitor numbers. This string is reset once per day. All data is in aggregate only, and the site measurement is carried out anonymously without collecting any personal data.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy. We update the Privacy Policy when necessary, such as in response to new legislation or if we make changes to our processing of personal data. This website will always contain the most recent version of our Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated 7th July 2023.