Cookie and privacy policy - Århus Idrætshøjskole

Cookie and privacy policy

Guidelines for handling cookies and personal data.
By visiting Idrætshøjskolen Aarhus’ (hereinafter referred to as IHÅ) website you accept this cookie and privacy policy.

General information

The website is owned by:
Idrætshøjskolen Aarhus
Vejlby Centervej 53
8240 Risskov
CVR: 28297319

When you visit, IHÅ collects information about you. Below you can read about the information collected, including how the information is processed, what it is used for, who has access to the information and who you can contact if you have questions or objections regarding the information collected.

IHÅ collects information about you in two ways:
— By the use of cookies
— Information given by yourself


2.1. What is a cookie?

The first time you visit, you automatically receive one or more cookies. You also receive cookies when you do searches or visit subpages on our website. A cookie is a small text file stored in your web browser (for example, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc.), which registers you as a unique user. Cookies make it easier to use the internet, because you don’t have to always start from the beginning. In other words, the site may use a cookie to remember information about your preferences. For example, it’s a cookie that remembers your login details to a site you have visited before.

2.2. Why do we use cookies?

Cookies tell IHÅ about your visit and behaviour on our website and other digital platforms.

To determine who visits the, we use cookies to conduct demographic and user-related statistics. We collect information about when and how long you visit the website, which and how many sections, articles, and other products you visit, if your computer has visited us before, which browser and operating system you use, etc. With your permission, we use the information gathered to target our direct marketing to you and individuals who resemble you. In addition, this information can help us in our future marketing efforts.

2.3. How long do we store cookies?

The cookies sent to you will be stored on your device for a varying number of months, from the last time you were on Every time you visit the website, the period is extended. The cookies are automatically deleted after their expiration. You can read below how to delete cookies.

2.4. How to avoid cookies?

If you do not want to receive cookies, you can block all cookies, delete existing cookies from your hard drive or receive a warning before saving a cookie. Click here for instructions on how this is set in your browser/smartphone.

Please note that the instructions are for most browsers and smartphones, but some are not mentioned.

You can always use the help function in your browser for more information about cookie settings. You typically do this by pressing “F1” on your PC. Search for “cookies”.

2.5. Cookies from our partners

IHÅ also has a number of collaborators who send cookies – these are called third-party cookies.

This is external services (such as Facebook, Google) that send these cookies.

The purpose of such cookies is to ensure the delivery of targeted online ads.

2.6 Cookies from Google (website statistics)

IHÅ use cookies from Google. The information is handled under strict observance of the personal data regulation.

The purpose of these cookies is to provide statistical information about the entire internet user group that makes it possible to determine, e.g. which pages are most popular in the different demographic groups (e.g. among women and men).

You can opt out of the Google measurement here

Personal data

3.1 What is personal data?

IHÅ asks for your personal information when you register, book a guided tour, or order a brochure, etc. It is primarily information such as name, address, zip code, e-mail, telephone number, gender, and age, but it can also be information about interests, etc. When purchasing or signing up for a service, mandatory information is clearly marked on the form. Other information in connection with the purchase or subscription to a service is voluntary.

3.2 How long do we keep personal data for?

If you sign up for newsletters and competitions, etc., or have given your consent to the use of your information for marketing purposes, your information will be stored no more than two years after a completed follow-up.

When registering, we store your information for as long as the Accounting Act prescribes.

3.3 What do we use personal data for?

The personal data we collect about you, for instance, when you create a profile on one of IHÅ’s digital platforms, is primarily used to complete the purchase or service, for which the data was collected. The information is also used by IHÅ to obtain a broader knowledge of you. Data collected may be used for e.g. studies and analyses with the aim to improve our products, services and technologies, and the data enables us to show you content and advertisements personalised to your interests and hobbies.

The information will not be provided to third parties unless you have given a separate acceptance or the GDPR, exceptionally, allows the disclosure of general customer information.

If you have consented to receive direct marketing with news and offers, etc., we may also use the information collected to target the marketing you receive by phone, letter, or electronic media.

Keep in mind that any information you provide – including personally identifiable information – in a public forum such as an online debate is not covered by this privacy policy and may be seen by third parties who have nothing to do with Idrætshøjskolen Aarhus.  We therefore recommend that you carefully consider what information you provide when using these.

3.4 Data collection

When you provide data on or other digital platforms or allow us to contact you regarding news and offers by phone, letter or electronic media (email, text, MMS, video messages, pop-ups, etc.), we provide the information you enter with information collected through cookies to target news and offers to you. IHÅ uses cookies to collect information about your behaviour on websites and other IHÅ digital platforms.

3.5 Protection of personal data

According to the GDPR, your personal information must be kept safe and confidential. We store the personal information you provide on limited-access computers that are located in controlled facilities, and our security measures are continuously monitored to determine whether our user information is handled properly and with due regard to your rights as a user.

However, we cannot guarantee security for data transfers over the Internet. This means that there is a risk that other unauthorized people gain access to information when data is sent and stored electronically. Please be aware that you provide your personal information at your sole discretion.

3.6 Changes in handling of personal data

The rapid development of the Internet means that changes in our processing of personal data may become necessary. We therefore reserve the right to update and modify our Privacy Policy. In case of significant changes, we will notify you in the form of a visible notice on our websites or by mail.


If you wish to access the information registered about you at Idrætshøjskolen Aarhus, please contact or phone +45 86 21 38 00. If you have found incorrect data or have any other objections, please contact us. You have the right to gain insight into what information is registered about you and object to a registration in accordance with the rules of the GDPR.

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