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Privacy Statement for Foss AS 

This Privacy Statement describes how FOSS AS Fiberoptisk Systemsalg, hereinafter referred to as FOSS, collects and uses personal data.

FOSS, through its General Manager, is the Data Controller for the company’s processing of personal data. It will be specified under each individual point where the daily responsibility is delegated. Delegation refers solely to tasks rather than the responsibility. The statement contains information that you require when data is collected from our website (§ 19 of the Personal Data Act) and general information about how we process personal data (§ 18, 1st paragraph of the Personal Data Act).


The Market Manager has daily responsibility for our processing of personal data at It is optional for visitors to the website to provide personal details in relation to services, such as receiving the newsletter. However, access to our e-commerce solution requires users to consent to providing certain personal data. The basis for processing is consent from the individual, unless otherwise specified.

FOSS uses an external supplier for our web and e-commerce solution (data processor). This supplier is responsible for the operation, development and maintenance of the website.

Data collected in connection with the operation of the website is stored on separate servers operated by the supplier. Only FOSS and the data processor have access to these data.

A separate data processing agreement between FOSS and the data processor regulates which information the supplier has access to and how it should be processed.

Contact Information
Telephone: +47 32 21 08 00
Postal address: PO Box 3614, N-3007 Drammen, Norway


FOSS collects anonymous data about visitors to The aim of this is to prepare statistics that we use to improve and further develop information services on the website. Examples of what the statistics provide answers to are how many people visit different pages, how long their visit lasts, which websites users arrive from and which browsers they are using.

This data is processed anonymously. By anonymous is meant that we cannot trace the data we gather back to the individual user.

FOSS uses software for production management, for logistics including following up on orders, in its sales and marketing work, for dispatch, approval and archiving of invoices, and for scanning and approval of relevant incoming letters and invoices.

None of your sensitive personal data is stored in these systems. Only information related to orders, invoices, offers and other work-related data is stored.

Additionally, contact details such as email addresses, role and phone numbers are stored, and, if you have given consent, information about which product areas you wish to receive details of.

FOSS maintains this type of information in order to provide you with the best possible follow up and service, and to ensure that we comply with our statutory obligations (including accounting in accordance with accountancy regulations).

Data processor agreements have been established with the suppliers set out above and they do not disclose data to third parties.

For security reasons, we have chosen not to state which supplies this applies to here, but this information is available upon request.


When you register for a course, information is stored for use in course administration, to levy course fees, for the production and issuance of course certificates, etc. FOSS is the data controller for the processing of personal data in relation to this.



Visitors to FOSS’ premises will be added to a list. The list will be kept for a maximum of two years after the visit. This is done to ensure that we know who is on the premises from a fire and safety perspective, and to enable us to see who was on the premises retrospectively.