Privacy and cookie policy

Øyrekka Folkehøgskole respects your privacy. Through this text, we want to inform you about what personal data we collect through your use of our website, how the personal data is processed, what our website uses cookies for, and how you can prevent the use of cookies.

Contact form

Our website has a contact form that you can use to get in touch with us. When submitting, your email address is required for us to contact you back. Your name is not required.

We will only use the information you send us to establish contact and communicate with you, and the information will not be used for marketing or other purposes.

We store the information for up to three years after the dialogue has ended. The information is then deleted from our systems.

The content of the form is sent to us through e-mail, and we use the American company Sendgrid to send the e-mails. Sendgrid does not store the content of the email after the message has been sent, but your email address and name will be logged for 30 days. The purpose of this is to be able to find and correct errors in the email delivery system.


We use cookies. You can choose whether to accept or decline the use of cookies when you visit our website, and that choice is made through our cookie banner.

Cookies is a standard technology that the vast majority of websites use. Cookies are stored on your computer, and generally they can be used to save settings you make in the website, or to make it easier for us to get an overview of how visitors use the website.

Most browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge, accept cookies automatically. If you do not wish to accept cookies at all, you must change the settings in your browser. Note that declining all cookies may cause this website to not function properly.

Cookies are used for the following purposes in our website:

- Necessary: setting up scripts (Google Tag Manager), remembering your privacy settings, and remembering technical settings.

- Analysis/statistics (optional): collection of anonymized visitor statistics data, which help us improve the website and see what information visitors are looking for (Google Analytics).

- Marketing (optional): the website can show you where Øyrekka Folkehøgskole is located (Google Maps), and we use services from Facebook/Meta, TikTok and Google Ads to track and analyze traffic that comes from advertisements in other websites.

You can activate/deactivate the optional categories through the cookie settings.

Block cookies

If you want to block cookies entirely, you can change the settings in your browser so that it blocks all or selected cookies.

If you choose to block cookies, we cannot guarantee that our website will function normally, and we cannot be held responsible if any errors occur.

Cookies in our website

In our website, we use the following tools and associated cookies:

Accept/decline the use of cookies

Open the cookie settings to choose whether you want to accept or reject that our website use the functions and cookies mentioned above during your visit.

Changes to the privacy policy

Current revision of this policy is: #21

You have chosen to accept the following cookies, in accordance to revision (not set): (none)

We will publish all changes to the above terms here. When the terms change, your consent will be reset and you must accept the new terms for the features that require consent to be activated during your visit.

April 4th, 2023, revision #21: We have started analysis and tracking related to ads at TikTok and Google Ads. This policy has been updated.

January 27th, 2022, revision #20: This policy has been updated, with the following changes:

- The cookies category "Marketing/maps" has been changed to "Marketing".

- The Facebook-pixel has been added to the cookie category "Marketing". See more information under the heading "Cookies in our website" above.

January 12th, 2022, revision #16: This policy was published for the first time.