Cookie Policy

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the Owner in providing the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require the User’s consent.

Where the installation of Cookies is based on consent, such consent can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.

Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes

  • Activity strictly necessary for the functioning of the service

    Icelandcloseup.com uses Cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of icelandcloseup.com, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.

  • Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics

    Icelandcloseup.com uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the User’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the Owner of the site.

Other types of Cookies or third parties that install Cookies

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.

If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

    Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics on icelandcloseup.com might use Google’s Interest-based advertising, 3rd-party audience data and information from the DoubleClick Cookie to extend analytics with demographics, interests and ads interaction data.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)

    Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on icelandcloseup.com.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Google AdWords conversion tracking (Google Inc.)

    Google AdWords conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. that connects data from the Google AdWords advertising network with actions performed on icelandcloseup.com.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of icelandcloseup.com, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Matomo (icelandcloseup.com)

    Matomo is an analytics software used by icelandcloseup.com to analyze data directly without the help of third parties.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Twitter Ads conversion tracking (Twitter, Inc.)

    Twitter Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects data from the Twitter advertising network with actions performed on icelandcloseup.com.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Commercial affiliation

    This type of service allows icelandcloseup.com to display advertisements for third-party products or services. Ads can be displayed either as advertising links or as banners using various kinds of graphics.
    Clicks on the icon or banner posted on the Application are tracked by the third-party services listed below, and are shared with icelandcloseup.com.
    For details of which data are collected, please refer to the privacy policy of each service.

    Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)

    Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    iTunes affiliation (Apple Inc.)

    iTunes affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Apple Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

  • Displaying content from external platforms

    This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of icelandcloseup.com and interact with them.
    This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)

    Google Maps is a maps visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows icelandcloseup.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Instagram widget (Instagram, Inc.)

    Instagram is an image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows icelandcloseup.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    TripAdvisor widget (TripAdvisor LLC)

    TripAdvisor widget is a content visualization service provided by TripAdvisor LLC that allows icelandcloseup.com to incorporate content from that external platform on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Vimeo video (Vimeo, LLC)

    Vimeo is a video content visualization service provided by Vimeo, LLC that allows icelandcloseup.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)

    YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows icelandcloseup.com to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Hosting and backend infrastructure

    This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable icelandcloseup.com to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of icelandcloseup.com. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

    SiteGround Hosting (SiteGround Spain S.L.)

    SiteGround Hosting is a hosting service provided by SiteGround Spain S.L..

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: Spain – Privacy Policy.

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

    This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of icelandcloseup.com.
    The interaction and information obtained through icelandcloseup.com are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
    This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    PayPal button and widgets (PayPal Inc.)

    The PayPal button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the PayPal platform provided by PayPal Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: See the PayPal privacy policy – Privacy Policy.

    Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

    The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Reddit button and widgets (reddit inc.)

    The reddit button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the reddit platform provided by reddit inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Remarketing and behavioral targeting

    This type of service allows icelandcloseup.com and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of icelandcloseup.com by the User.
    This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.
    In addition to any opt-out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

    AdWords Remarketing (Google Inc.)

    AdWords Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the activity of icelandcloseup.com with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

    Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)

    Facebook Custom Audience is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of icelandcloseup.com with the Facebook advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Facebook Remarketing (Facebook, Inc.)

    Facebook Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of icelandcloseup.com with the Facebook advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics for Display Advertising is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Twitter Remarketing (Twitter, Inc.)

    Twitter Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of icelandcloseup.com with the Twitter advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

  • Traffic optimization and distribution

    This type of service allows icelandcloseup.com to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance.
    Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between icelandcloseup.com and the User’s browser.
    Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information User are transferred.

    Cloudflare (Cloudflare)

    Cloudflare is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by Cloudflare Inc.
    The way Cloudflare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through icelandcloseup.com, i.e., communication between icelandcloseup.com and the User’s browser, while also allowing analytical data from icelandcloseup.com to be collected.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

  • Bókun tourism reselling platform

    Bókun ehf. provides suppliers and resellers of services in the tourism industry, including but not limited to tours & activities, attractions, accommodation, car rentals, transport and any type of event.
    Whenever you book any of the previously mentioned services through icelandcloseup.com Bokun handles the transaction between icelandcloseup.com and the service supplier. When some or all of your trip is to be provided by other service providers such as tour guides, hotels or transportation companies, then those service providers may be separate “data controllers” under European Union data protection law. In that case, any other controllers of your personal information will be identified in the booking process. Their privacy policies will be accessible from them directly.

  • Woocommerce

    We use Woocommerce to handle orders other than travel related activities and tours through our online store. We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.

    What we collect and store

    While you visit our site, we’ll track:

    Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
    Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
    Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

    We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

    When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

    Send you information about your account and order
    Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
    Process payments and prevent fraud
    Set up your account for our store
    Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
    Improve our store offerings
    Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

    If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

    We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 7 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

    We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

    Who on our team has access

    Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

    Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
    Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

    Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

How to provide or withdraw consent to the installation of Cookies

In addition to what is specified in this document, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing Cookies.
Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.
Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, Users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related opt-out link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party’s privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

Notwithstanding the above, the Owner informs that Users may follow the instructions provided on the subsequently linked initiatives by the EDAA (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.

Owner and Data Controller

Prakkari Pictures ehf.
Nordurbakki 3c
220 Hafnarfjordur
Iceland

Owner contact email: [email protected]

Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within icelandcloseup.com cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by icelandcloseup.com.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through icelandcloseup.com (or third-party services employed in icelandcloseup.com), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use icelandcloseup.com, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using icelandcloseup.com who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of icelandcloseup.com. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of icelandcloseup.com.

Icelandcloseup.com (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by icelandcloseup.com as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Small sets of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to icelandcloseup.com.

Latest update: July 31, 2018