In general, you can visit Norsk Hydro on the World Wide Web without revealing who you are or any information about yourself. Our web servers collect only the domain names, not the e-mail addresses of visitors. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. Norsk Hydro uses this information to measure the use of our site and to improve the content of our site.
There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. When information is needed, we will let you know at the time of collection how we will use this information. Usually the personal information we collect is used only by us to respond to your inquiry, process an order or allow you to access specific account information.
If you register with one of Norsk Hydro's business units online, they may use this information to provide you with customized information about Norsk Hydro's offering for your business needs. For certain sites, you may be requested to accept specific user agreements which may contain provisions regarding processing of personal information. Cookie technology may be used to provide you with tailored information. A cookie is a small element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can also disable cookies if you wish, although this may prevent us from identifying you when you return to our sites.
At times we conduct online surveys to gain a better understanding of the needs and profile of our visitors. When we conduct a survey, we will let you know how we will use the information at the time we collect information from you on the Internet.
Norsk Hydro's website may contain links to other sites. Although we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not in any way responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.