Vivaldi’s Community Privacy Policy


At Vivaldi Technologies AS (“Vivaldi”), protecting your privacy is one of our top priorities. We strictly protect the security of your personal information within Vivaldi’s websites. We do not share or sell your data with any third party. We protect user data from disclosure, with exceptions only requested by law or court order.


Types of data we collect and for what  purposes

When you visit Vivaldi’s websites, we collect some visitor statistics. The visitor statistics include information about the visitor’s IP-address, usage patterns, the point in time the visitor visits our websites on and and information about the browser and operating system the visitor uses.

This information is collected solely for statistical purpose and is not used to identify individuals. We use these statistics to improve and optimize usability of our products and services for our users. These statistics help us determine where we need to improve and prioritize our resources.

Vivaldi’s websites use cookies. A cookie is a tiny data file that resides on your computer, mobile phone or another device, and allows us to recognize you as a visitor when you return to the website using the same computer and web browser. This allows us to provide more customized experience to our visitors. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser.

We keep the contact information you provide in your account profile. We use this contact information in case of lost passwords, username recovery, account confirmation, or other account-related support work.

Vivaldi’s websites use a modified version of the Akismet plugin to mitigate spam. The plugin has been modified so as not to send personal information to the service. The only information we send to Akismet is username and content of posts. Akismet’s Privacy Policy can be viewed here.


Vivaldi has strict restrictions on access to user data. Only a limited number of Vivaldi’s employees or employees at Vivaldi’s service providers for the web hosting services have access to such data.


Vivaldi cooperates with Advania data centers for the hosting and running of the Vivaldi websites. Advania data centers will process and handle personal data on Vivaldi’s behalf in accordance with this Privacy Statement, and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Vivaldi will not transfer any personal data to any third party except as required by law or law enforcement.

Retention and deletion

Vivaldi will delete personal information when all purposes of the personal information processing have been fulfilled and when deletion is allowed pursuant to applicable laws and regulations.


Procedures are reviewed regularly to ensure that the policies are followed. Any non-conformance regarding the policies will be corrected without unnecessary delay.

Updates and changes

This Privacy Statement may be updated or changed. When we post changes to this Privacy Statement, we will include the date when the Privacy Statement was last updated. If there are material changes to this statement or in how we use your personal information, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change or by directly sending you a notification.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, or privacy on our websites, please drop us a line at

Last modified and effective: April 19, 2018.

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