Privacy notice

We are committed to your right to privacy. This privacy notice contains information about how we process personal data about you. If you have additional questions or require more information about our processing activities, do not hesitate to contact us.

Who we are

Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA is responsible (the controller) for the processing of personal data related to this website and to the services mentioned herein. In this Privacy Notice, Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA are collectively referred to as the "Group", "we" or "us".

Who we process personal data about

As part of our business activities, we process personal data about the following individuals:

  • Contact persons at our business customers, suppliers and other business partners
  • Visitors of this website and our social media profiles
  • Individuals who apply for a job with us

If you are an employee, consultant or similar personnel that works for us, you will find information about how we process personal data about you in our internal privacy notice.

How do we use your personal data

The table below lists the personal data that we may typically process about you and for what purposes, our typical sources for such data, and our legal basis for it.

PurposeTypes of dataSourceLegal basis
To respond to requests submitted through our online contact form or other channels, such as emailsName, email address and any personal data included in the request or attachmentsFrom youThe legitimate interest in following-up on customer requests and other inquiries concerning our business
To manage relationships with business customers, suppliers and other business partnersName, job position, email address and phone numberFrom youThe legitimate interest in purchase, sale and business administration
To recruit employeesName, CV, contact information (residential address, email address and phone number), application, certifications, contact information to references, notes from interviews and reference calls, internal assessments, information from background checks and results from personality and qualification testsFrom you, from references, from public sourcesThe legitimate interest in recruiting employees and assessing if you are qualified for the position
To provide the information requested by you through MyPortalName, email address and phone numberFrom youTo fulfill the agreement between you and us and provide you with your requested updates
To market our products, including sending out newsletters and offersEmail address and phone numberFrom youYour consent, however we may also rely on our legitimate interest in marketing our products if we have an existing customer relationship with you or your business

You may at any time withdraw your consent and opt-out by using the unsubscribe feature or by contacting us
To administer our social media accountsInsight/statistics, communication (e.g. comments, likes, chats), profile informationFrom youThe legitimate interest in communication with the users and other business partner through social media
To improve our websites and collect statistics on use, as well as marketing through social media and online adsInsight/statistics from use of our sites and data from our marketing partners collected by means of cookiesFrom youYour consent to the collection of data by the means of cookies. Please see the cookie policy for more information

We may also collect or receive other types of data if required to fulfill the purposes listed above.

On a case-by-case basis, we may also use your personal data for certain purposes that are not incompatible with the purpose for which the data was originally collected or received, such as audits, analytics, reporting, innovation, dispute resolution and mergers and acquisitions.

How we share your personal data

We may disclose your personal data to the following categories of recipients, to the extent necessary for the purposes mentioned above:

  • To other companies within the Group to the extent necessary for internal administrative purposes
  • To our suppliers (such as suppliers of website and IT systems). We will enter into agreements with relevant suppliers to ensure that they do not process the data for purposes other than as described in this Privacy Notice
  • To authorities and third parties if required by law
  • To our advisors and business partners to the extent required to operate our business in a manner common in our industry, which may also include third parties in connection with possible mergers or acquisitions of our business

We will never share your personal data with any unaffiliated parties for their own marketing purposes. No mobile information or applicant data will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. Text messaging originator opt-in data and consent information will not be shared with any third parties.

Transfer of personal data outside the EEA

We may transfer your personal data outside the EEA in certain situations, as some of our suppliers (or sub-suppliers) and business partners are located in such countries. We will ensure that your data is secured by adopting appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy (such as EU's Standard Contractual Clauses). We will provide you with further details about such international data transfers upon request. If you want to obtain a copy of the safeguards, please use the contact details below.

How long do we keep your personal data

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which we collect it, in accordance with applicable legal requirements, and to defend or establish legal claims when necessary.

Your privacy rights

You have several rights as regards the processing of your personal data. Such rights include:

InformationTo receive further information on how we process your personal data
AccessTo receive a copy of the information we have on you
RectificationTo request rectification and completion of the information we have on you
ErasureTo request erasure of information if there are no applicable legal grounds for processing such information
RestrictionTo ask that we restrict the processing of your information
Data portabilityTo ask that your information is transferred to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format
ObjectionTo object to our processing of your personal data. You also have the right to object to being subject to a decision based solely on automated processing

Please note that these rights are subject to conditions and limitations by law. Please contact us if you would like to exercise your rights or if you would like more information about the conditions/limitations.

If you find that we use your personal data in violation of applicable law, you may file a complaint to the Norwegian data protection authority (Datatilsynet). We encourage you to contact us prior to making such complaint, so that we may consider your objection and clarify any misunderstandings.

Third parties and social media

We have pages on social media where we provide information about our services and interact with the users, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Youtube. On such social media pages, we may receive anonymized insight, such as statistics about age, sex, and location of our users. We may also receive information that you decide to share with us, such as chat, comments, and likes. Your experience on the social media sites will be governed by the privacy and other policies of those sites. As we are joint controllers with the social media for data processed from your use of social media tools or links on our site, and for aggregated insight that we get from your use of our pages on social media, you may also contact us if you would like to have more information, or if you want to exercise your privacy rights. However, please note that we may not be able to respond to all requests, and that we may have to refer you to the social media sites for further information.

Changes to this privacy notice

We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time when deemed necessary. We will notify you if we make significant changes. You will always find the latest version of our Privacy Notice on this website.


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Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments or would like to exercise your rights, including the right to withdraw your consent. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible and typically within one month at the latest. You can use the following contact details:

Call: +47 67 82 57 00- or visit: Strandveien 20, 1366, Lysaker, Norway

This Privacy Notice was last updated 1 March 2024.