Privacy policy

Name of the service

CLARINO Bergen Centre

Description of the service

Repository is run by the University of Bergen Library for the CLARINO Bergen Centre, Bergen, Norway


University of Bergen
Postal Address: P.O. Box 7800,
Phone: +47 55 58 00 00

Technical contact

Karin Cecilia Rydving
Head of Section Digital Systems and Services
University of Bergen Library
Phone: +47 55 58 88 40

Administrative contact

Koenraad de Smedt
University of Bergen, Institute for linguistic and literary studies


NO, Norway

Personal data processed

The following personal information is fetched from the Identity Provider server of your home organisation every time you log in to the service:

  • name
  • email address
  • unique ID to identify the user
  • user entitlement in special cases

Log files are created at various levels which include

  • email addresses, name, timestamp and the performed action
  • IP address
  • Signed licenses if any

Purpose of the processing of personal data

Repository and services process personal data and log files for:

  • user authentication
  • user identification when signing licenses
  • user authorisation in special cases
  • automated sending of email messages necessary for use of the services (password reset, submission information etc.)
  • monitoring the load and capacity of the underlying server and the network
  • working out technical problems and investigating abuse of the service
  • statistics and development of the service

Third parties to whom personal data is disclosed

The personal data are not disclosed to anyone outside of the CLARINO Bergen Repository team.

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data

The personal information is visible in your profile. If there is no profile, no personal data is directly stored. Use the technical contact above for any requests. To rectify the data released by your Home Organisation, contact your Home Organisation's IT helpdesk.

Data retention

Personal data is deleted on request of the user or if the user hasn't used the service for five years.

Data Protection Code of Conduct

Your personal data will be protected according to the Code of Conduct for Service Providers, a common standard for the research and higher education sector to protect your privacy.