Updated May 24th, 2018

Our Commitment to your Privacy

Nordic Optima AS(owner of The Asanas) is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your visit to our website is completely secure. If you have any questions or problems with any aspect of our privacy policy, please contact us at theasanasyoga@theasanasyoga.no

Collection of your Personal Information

Nordic Optima AS only saves such personal information that is necessary for you to access and use our services. This personal information includes, but is not limited to, first and last name, email address, phone number, other payment processing information, and document creation data. You can at any time change or delete your personal information upon request.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.

We use Cookies. As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however, this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the functionality of the site. See our Cookie Policy here: 

This is the Cookie Policy for the brand The Asanas, owned by Nordic Optima AS, accessible from theasanasyoga.com

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the functionality of the site.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

The Cookies We Set

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers a newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribe/unsubscribed users.

Orders processing related cookies

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics, like Facebook Pixel, are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve to advertise uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook and Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. This Cookies Policy was created with the help of the GDPR Cookies Policy Generator

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

Email:theasanasyoga@theasanasyoga.no

Who is the controller of your personal data?

Nordic Optima AS is the controller of the personal data you submit to us and responsible for your personal data under applicable data protection law.

Log Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.

How do we use this information?

We will use your personal information only with the intent to deliver the services you request (such as to fulfill an order) and to understand you better and enhance your experience with Nordic Optima AS. By analyzing and monitoring your personal data we can be more relevant to our marketing and communication. Your personal information will be used in order to provide you with the requested products and services. This includes the use of information for completing transactions or communicating back to you. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not used for any other purpose.

Fulfillment of your order

To enhance future shopping experiences

Customer support

Product performance analysis

Product development

Communication and direct marketing (more on this below)

Security of your Personal Information

To maintain the security of your information, we use the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol with 256-bit encryption strength to transmit sensitive information. This is the same technology used in transmitting sensitive information by banks and governments. Once the information is in our system, it is accessible to authorized Nordic Optima AS personnel only. We strictly enforce our privacy policies with our employees and any breach of this policy will result in termination and the pressing of criminal charges where there are grounds.

Who we share your Personal Information with

We will NOT sell or rent your name or personal information to anyone else. We DO NOT sell, rent or provide outside access to our mailing list at all. Nordic Optima AS will not release your personal information to authorities unless required by law, search warrant, court order, subpoena, or fraud investigation. Nordic Optima AS will share your information with third parties only to the extent necessary to provide the services and products requested by you. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

What are your rights?

Right to access:

You have the right to request information about the personal data we hold on you at any time. You can contact Nordic Optima AS that will provide you with your personal data via e-mail. 

Right to portability:

Whenever Nordic Optima AS process your personal data by automated means based on your consent or based on an agreement you have the right to get a copy of your data transferred to you or to another party. This only includes the personal data you have submitted to us.

Right to rectification:

You have the right to request rectification of your personal data if they are incorrect, including the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

If you have a Nordic Optima AS account you can edit your personal data under your account and membership pages. 

Right to delete any personal data:

You have the right to change and/or delete any personal data processed by Nordic Optima AS at any time except for the following situations

* You have an ongoing matter with Customer Service

* You have an open order which has not yet been shipped or partially shipped

* You have an unsettled debt with Nordic Optima AS, regardless of the payment method

* If you are suspected or have misused our services within the last four years

* If you have made any purchase, we will keep your personal data in connection to your transaction for bookkeeping rules

Your right to object to processing based on legitimate interest:

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data that is based on Nordic Optima AS legitimate interest. Nordic Optima AS will not continue to process the personal data unless we can demonstrate a legitimate ground for the process which overrides your interest and rights or due to legal claims.

Your right to object to direct marketing:

You have the right to object to direct marketing, including profiling analysis made for direct marketing purposes.

You can opt-out from direct marketing at any time by the following means:

Following the instruction in each marketing emails

By contacting our customer service team at customers

Right to restriction:

You have the right to request that Nordic Optima AS restricts the process of your personal data under the following circumstances:

* If you object to a processing based on Nordic Optima AS legitimate interest, Nordic Optima AS shall restrict all processing of such data pending the verification of the legitimate interest.

* If you have claimed that your personal data is incorrect, Nordic Optima AS must restrict all processing of such data pending the verification of the accuracy of the personal data.

* If the processing is unlawful you can oppose the erasure of personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of your personal data instead

* If Nordic Optima AS no longer needs the personal data but it is required for your to make of defending legal claims.

If you have any questions about the way in which your information is being collected or used which are not answered by this Privacy Policy and/or any complaints please contact us at theasanasyoga@theasanasyoga.no