Privacy and Cookies

Folkehøgskolene are committed to processing the personal data of our applicants and users in a responsible manner.

We want to make sure that you understand how we handle your data, and in this privacy statement, we shall explain what data we collect, how we do it and what we use it for. On this page, you can read more about how we process personal data.

Folkehøgskolene are subject to Norwegian law, and we comply with the current rules and regulations for the processing and handling of personal data. The legal basis for processing is consent from each individual user of, unless otherwise specified.

Information collected in connection with the operation of is stored on dedicated servers operated by the provider. Folkehøgskolene and its subcontractors have sole access to the information collected.



The vast majority of websites today use so-called cookies to improve the user experience. A cookie is a text file stored in the memory of your web browser when visiting or interacting with a website.

Storage and processing of this information is not permitted unless the user is informed and has given consent regarding what information is being processed, the purpose of this processing and who processes the information.

Below you will find information about Valdres Folkehøgskole's own use of cookies. By accessing information and/or using services on our website,, you consent to storing cookies in your web browser, as most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish to accept our use of cookies, you can withdraw your consent by changing the settings in your browser. However, please note that this may prevent the services on our website from working optimally.

Valdres Folkehøgskole employs the following cookies:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze user behavior on the website. This information, including your IP address, is sent to Google and stored on servers in the United States.

We use anonymizeIP, a feature ensuring that individual users cannot be identified.

Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the website, compile reports on website activity for the website owner, and provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required by law or in cases where third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data it possesses.

Valdres Folkehøgskole uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of its website. We receive information about which pages are most visited, where users come from, at what times pages receive most traffic, etc.

Our use of cookies

We use our own cookies to remember the last viewed posts in our Facebook and Instagram feeds. These cookies only store the data/time of the respective post, and no other information. This information is used on the homepage to display the number of new posts since the last visit.


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