Website Privacy Policy

8Blocks is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining a quality online experience for our website users. 
This Privacy Policy describes the type of personal information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit (hereinafter “Website”) and our practices for handling, storing, and protecting that information as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and how you can contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have questions about how we handle your personal information.

Privacy Policy Consent
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and in its entirety before using our Website. If you do 
not agree with our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it, your choice is to not use our Website. Your use of our Website constitutes your voluntary acceptance to be bound by this Privacy Policy, whether you have read it or have had the opportunity to read it and have chosen not to. 
This Privacy Policy applies to the information we collect:
  • On this Website.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.

It does not apply to information that is collected by:
  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by any third party (including our affiliates).
  • Any third party (including our affiliates) through any content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from (or on) the Website.
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

This Website and any products and services offered herein are not intended for persons under the age of 18. 
We prohibit children under the age of 18 from using any and all interactive portions of this Website, including leaving any comments, filling out forms, or otherwise submitting information. A child’s parent or guardian should contact us if we have inadvertently collected any information or content from that child without the parent or guardian’s authorization, so that we may delete that information from our records.

CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are in compliance with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act of 2003 and will not send misleading information. 
[The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 sets forth requirements for your email marketing. It requires that you:
  1. Don’t use false or misleading header information in your “from” and “reply” to sections of your emails
  2. Don’t use deceptive subject lines
  3. Identify that your message is an ad
    Tell recipients where you’re located – by including a valid physical postal address: 
    ECIT Law Advokater AS
    Møllergata 23 0179 OSLO
  4. Tell recipients how to opt out from receiving future emails from you
  5. Promptly honor opt out requests (i.e., within 10 business days)

Personal Information We Collect
The type of personal information we collect depends on how you are interacting with us. We generally collect the following categories of personal information:
  • Contact information, such as first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data;

Sources of Personal Information
We collect personal information from you as follows:
You provide personal information to us when you:
  • Complete a contact or information request form

We automatically collect personal information when you:
  • Open emails or click links in emails from us

How We Use the Information/Lawful Bases
We process personal information about you on one or more of the following bases: 
  • With your consent;
  • For our legitimate interests;

We process personal information to:
  • Help us address problems with and improve our Website; 
  • Protect the security and integrity of our Website;

We will not sell or share your personal information and have not done so in the last 12 months. 
We may transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a bankruptcy, dissolution, merger, sale, acquisition, or change of control.
We may transfer your personal information to a third party if we need to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce our agreements.

Use of Cookies
“Cookies” are small text files that are placed on a computer or other device and used to identify the user or device and to collect information when you visit a website. Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (also known as “first party cookies) or by third parties who provide advertising or analytics services on the website (also known as “third party cookies).
We use cookies for several different purposes.
We will use only necessary cookies.
Such software is helpful because if you use cookies that track personal information, you will need to make sure that you are first obtaining your website viewer’s consent before they are activated under the GDPR by using a cookie opt-in – and the software should provide it.
You can disable cookies through your web browser’s settings, but disabling this function may diminish your experience on our Website as some features may not work as intended. 

Information Retention
We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, maintaining business and financial records, resolving disputes, maintaining security, detecting and preventing fraud and abuse, and enforcing our agreements, or until such time as you let us know you would like for us to delete it or unsubscribe from our marketing contacts.

Information Protection and Security 
Our Website uses commercially acceptable security measures to prevent your personal information from being lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way. We use a Secure Sockets Layer. We never transmit your credit card information via email. If you receive an email from us that appears to be a request for personal information, do not respond because it may be a phishing scam designed to steal your personal information.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. 
Should there be a data breach, we will notify you when we are legally required to do so. 

Exercising Your Rights
If you wish to exercise any of the rights specified above, please submit a request via email to:
Please be sure to specify which right you want to exercise and provide us with enough information to verify your identity. If we cannot verify your identity, we may not be able to fulfill your request.

We will respond to your request within 30-45 calendar days of receipt, depending on where you reside. We will notify you in writing via email if we need more time to respond. 

We may deny your request if certain exceptions in the law apply. We will provide you the reason(s) for denial in writing via email.

You have the right to appeal our decision with respect to your request to exercise your rights. You may appeal the decision by emailing the address provided above in this section.

We will respond to your appeal within 30-45 calendar days of receipt, depending on where you reside. We will notify you in writing via email if we need more time to respond. 

Use and Transfer of Your Information Out of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Canada
This Website is operated in the United States and the third parties with whom we might share your personal information (as explained above) are also located in the United States or other countries located outside the EEA and Canada. 
If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By using this Website and/or providing your information, you consent to this transfer. 

Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or suggestions in relation to this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us by email

Changes to this Privacy Policy 
The date this Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. If we make any material changes to how we treat our Website users’ personal information, we will notify you of any such changes by email (if you have provided your email to us) and/or by a prominent notice displayed on our Website’s home page and updating the revised date of our Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check this Privacy Policy when you visit our Website to be sure that you are aware of our most current policy.

Please also read our Terms and Conditions of Use.