Today, the great majority of websites make use of “cookies” to enhance user experience. A cookie is a text file which is placed in your web browser’s internal memory when you visit or interact with a website.

Given new legislation and new EU rules for information retrieval and data protection, many people are wondering what “cookies” are. Here you can find information on how we use cookies on our website at

The Electronic Communications Act stipulates that all websites should inform those who visit them about the use of cookies:

Section 2-7b Use of cookies

Storing information in the user’s electronic communications equipment or gaining access to this is prohibited unless the user is advised of the information that is being processed, the purpose of such processing and who is processing the information, and has consented to this. The first point does not preclude technical storage of or access to information:


  • exclusively for the purpose of transmitting information using an electronic communications network. 
  • which is necessary to deliver an information society service at the  explicit request of the user.


“Cookies" are standard technology in common use on websites. A cookie is a small text file that is placed in your web browser's internal memory and makes it possible for us to store information to improve or enable user interaction and the like on our site. Most modern web browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera etc.) are set up to accept cookies automatically, but you can choose to change your settings so that cookies are not accepted. We would like to emphasize that this may mean the Norwegian Scenic Routes’ website will not function optimally.

Here is an overview of the cookies that we use on our site:

ForceLocale”: We use this to find out which language you have selected so that we can display the information in the correct language.

Google Analytics cookies:

__utmz see where you came from (search engine, keyword, link etc.) when you land on our pages. We use Google Analytics both internally on our pages and also in banners and images. Therefore you may occasionally see two cookies called __utmz.

__utma keeps track of how many times you've been on our site, so we can see how many users are visiting us for the first time and how many people visit our site more often.

__utmb and __utmc keep track of how long you stay on our website when you visit it. These are deleted when you leave our site.

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Data protection and disclaimer statement for 

The purpose of this website is to provide information about Norwegian Scenic Routes.

In visiting our website you accept the conditions listed below. The statement may be subject to change without notice.  You should therefore read the statement again the next time you visit the website.

The contents of the Norwegian Scenic Routes website are protected by copyright. The copyright owner consents that all contents may be freely disseminated, copied, electronically stored or printed out. This consent is given on the condition that the material is correctly  attributed to the source. 

Images used on our website are subject to our terms and conditions for the use of images.

Disclaimer statement
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration makes every effort to keep the contents of the websites as up to date and correct as possible.  Even so, information may be presented incompletely, inaccurately or may be out of date. We do not accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in the information presented. You yourself are responsible for any decision you make on the basis of information provided on the Norwegian Scenic Route website. may contain links to other websites not under our control. We provide these links in order to assist our visitors in finding more information on specific topics.  We cannot guarantee that these links lead to information that is correct, relevant, up to date or complete.

Any reference made to any commercial product, process or service, or any mention of any industry, company or legal person on, is solely intended to be informative and of assistance to visitors to the website and thus entails no approval, recommendation, support or preference on the part of  

Personal data
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration treats all personal data such as names, addresses, telephone numbers or other personal data you provide us with in the context of tenders, bookings etc. in accordance with the currently applicable Personal Data Act. The information is only used to enable us to provide you with information about services etc. for which you have expressed an interest. Personal data provided in the context of tenders are deleted after the completion of the tender, unless you have expressly consented otherwise. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration will not forward your personal data to any third party.

You have the right to request information from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration about what personal data we have registered on you. If the information is erroneous, incomplete or irrelevant you may demand that the information is corrected or deleted.