WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small data file that a website sends onto your device each time you use the device to visit the website. Cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time so whenever you come back to the website it will recognise your device.
The cookies help us improve the website, its content and layout, and to identify our most popular web pages. That way we can improve usability and user experience as well as the performance of the website.
Essential Website Cookie
Some of the cookies we use are essential for our website to function, and we do not ask for your consent to place these on your computer.
Cookies for Performance and Functionality
However, for those cookies that are useful but not essential we will always ask for your consent before placing them on your computer.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES?
You can control and/or delete cookies on your device by using the settings in your web browser. See aboutcookies.org for more information. Please note that if you delete all cookies and/or prevent our website from using cookies, some services and functionalities on our website may not function correctly.
1. WHO ARE WE?
We are Aurora Foundation, a private non-profit organisation. Our office is located in Reykjavík, Iceland.
If you have concerns or want to know how we handle private information relating to you then please send us a message or use the old fashioned way of sending us a letter at:
104 Reykjavik Iceland
You can also send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org
2. WHEN YOU USE OUR WEBSITE
When using our website to browse and viewing its content a number of cookies are used by us and by third parties to allow the website to function. The intention is to help make your user experience better.
3. WHEN YOU SEND US A REQUEST
When you send us a request we ask you to provide us with information so we can process the request. We ask you for your name and email address only.
We require this information to deal with your request and respond to you.
Your request is stored and processed in our email inboxes and in our website management system, both of which are based within the European Union. Your information is not shared with anyone.
We do not use the information you provide to make any automated decisions that might affect you.
We keep request emails for two years, after which they are deleted.
4. YOUR RIGHTS AS A DATA SUBJECT
By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time.
If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or to fulfil a contract, you can ask us to give you a copy of the information.
If we are processing your personal data for reasons of consent or legitimate interest, you can request that your data be erased.
You have the right to ask us to stop using your information for a period of time if you believe we are not doing so lawfully. Finally, in some circumstances, you can ask us not to reach decisions affecting you using automated processing or profiling.
To submit a request regarding your personal data by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above in the Who Are We section of this policy.
5. YOUR RIGHT TO COMPLAIN
If you have a complaint about our use of your information, we would prefer you to contact us directly in the first instance so that we can address your complaint. However, you can also contact the Icelandic Data Protection Authority via their website at https://www.personuvernd.is/information-in-english/ .
We will update the date of this document each time it is changed.