Privacy Policy & Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored in the internal memory of your browser. Cookies are used for many different purposes, e.g. to see how long you view our pages, but always with the aim of improving your user experience.

Data from cookies will not be used to gather personal information about you. Go to Settings in your browser to turn off and delete cookies.

Here is an oversight of the cookies we use and how long they last for:

IDE 2 years Used for Google Advertising to provide relevant advertising, for campaign reporting and to avoid showing duplicate ads to users.
AMP_TOKEN 2 years This Google Analytics cookie is used to retrieve the Client ID (random number for identification between different sessions).
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users for Google Analytics.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users for Google Analytics.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate for Google Analytics.
di2 1 year AddThis Cookie*
loc 1 year AddThis Cookie*
uid 1 year AddThis Cookie*
um 1 year AddThis Cookie*
uvc 1 year AddThis*/Add2Any*** Cookie
mus 1 year AddThis Cookie*
vc 1 year AddThis Cookie*
__atuvc 1 year This AddThis Cookie* stores an updated share count.
__atuvs End of brower session AddThis Cookie*
cookieconsent_key 1 year This cookie is a unique ID key generated when you accept or change your cookies.
cookieconsent_status 1 year This cookie remembers that a user has accepted/declined cookies on our website, so that the notice can be hidden.
cookieconsent_accepted_categories 1 year This cookie remembers which categories of cookies the user has accepted.
__atssc 2 years AddThis Cookie*
ouid 1 year AddThis Cookie*
notice_gdpr_prefs 1 year AddThis Cookie*
notice_preferences 1 year AddThis Cookie*
_js_reg_fb_ref End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for analytics and research.
datr 2 years This Facebook** cookie identifies browsers for purposes of security and site integrity, including for account recovery, and identification of potentially compromised accounts.
dpr End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for performance.
fr 90 days Facebook**'s primary advertising cookie, used to deliver, measure, and improve the relevancy of ads.
wd End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for performance.
reg_ext_ref End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for analytics and research.
reg_fb_gate End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for analytics and research.
reg_fb_ref End of browser session This cookie is used by Facebook** for analytics and research.
_gali 1 year Used by Google Analytics to determine which links on a page are being clicked.
_gat_<property-id> 1 minute Used to throttle request rate for Google Analytics.
_dc_gtm_<property-id> 1 minute Used to throttle request rate for Google Analytics.
CONSENT 20 years Google consent cookie.
1P_JAR 1 month Used for Google Advertising ad personalization.
SID/HSID These Google cookies are used for security and contain digitally signed and encrypted records of your Google account ID and most recent sign-in time. Read more here.
Conversion This cookie is set by Google to track ad conversions. Read more here.
ANID/DSID/FLC/AID/TAID/exchange_uid These cookies are used for ad personalization, and may be used by other third-party services, such as YouTube, to show you more relevant ads. Read more here.
__gads/__gac These Google cookies relate to advertising, helping measure how you interact with ads and preventing them from being shown too many times. Read more here.
AID/DSID/TAID These Google cookies track your activity across devices, to coordinate ads and measure conversion events. Read more here.
wordpress_<hash> 14 days This WordPress cookie stores your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/
wordpress_logged_in_<hash> 14 days After login, this WordPress cookie indicates when you're logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings-<uid> 14 days WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-time-<uid> 14 days WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wordpress_test_cookie This cookie is used by WordPress to test if cookies are enabled in a user's browser.
wpe-auth End of browser session This cookie is for admins only and gives access to WPEngine-related plugin functionality from the WordPress admin panel.

*AddThis enables you to share our pages and content with social media sites such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. AddThis uses several cookies to generate statistics on social media sharing. The service also implements a number of cookies and pixels from its Pixel Partners for online behavioral advertising. See a full list of Pixel Partners here or opt out.

**This website uses the Facebook Pixel, which generates a number of cookies to track user activity on our website that can be used for advertising purposes. Read Facebook's cookie policy here.

Privacy Policy

Scatec is strongly committed to protecting personal data. This Privacy Statement applies to and governs data collection and usage of personal data. By using the Scatec website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Scatec ASA operates the website and is the controller for the processing of your personal data.

To the extent your personal data is processed by one of Scatec’ business units, that business unit will be considered controller when determining the purposes and means for the processing in accordance with any applicable privacy statement for the processing.

Information collection, use and sharing

We collect data through cookies. A cookie is a text file that is stored on your device. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website and for improving our site functions by tracking usage patterns and recording preferences. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to our use of cookies. If you do disable or delete cookies, you will not have access to the full functionality of our website.

When you contact us, such as in relation to projects, media- or, investor contacts, supplier relations, sponsorships, partnerships or job positions, we collect your name, e-mail address, country and any other information that you wish to provide to us in order to enable us to meet your request. The data processing is necessary for fulfilling a request, a contract with you or for taking steps prior to entering into contract, or that it is in our legitimate interest to meet your request.

When you subscribe to receive a newsletter (which may include news, press releases and stock exchange notifications), we collect your e-mail address in order to be able to send you the newsletter. In order to subscribe, you must provide your consent prior to receiving the newsletter and you are free to withdraw it at any time. You may opt out of receiving newsletters from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions at the bottom of the newsletter that you receive.

If you submit a report through our whistleblowing channel, our third party service provider BDO may collect information about whether or not you are an employee of Scatec and your name, address, telephone number, email address if you choose to provide us with that information. You are not required to answer each question in the questionnaire and you may choose to remain anonymous. The data processing is necessary for our legitimate interest of discovering breaches, suspected breaches or incidents and for the purposes of carrying out the obligations relating to social security and social protection law.

We will process your personal data securely and will apply and maintain appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing. Your personal data will be retained as long as necessary to fulfill the legitimate purposes for the processing and as long as required by applicable legislation.’


This Privacy Statement does not address or govern the privacy practices adopted by third parties on third party websites or in relation to third party services that may be accessible through use of the website. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by third party websites or third party services.

We may share your data, for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions, with third parties who provide services on our behalf. We will not disclose your personal data to third parties for their marketing purposes, nor will we disclose personal data to our business partners, unless you have given your explicit consent to such use.

We may share your personal data with third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property or safety of our site and/or our users.

If we need to transfer your personal data to a country outside the EEA to fulfil your request or in connection with your request, we will not transfer your personal data to a third country outside of the EEA that does not provide an adequate level of data protection and the transfer will take place in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Scatec webpage is governed by Norwegian law, and the District Court of Oslo shall be the legal venue with exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from your use of this website.

If we make material changes to this Privacy Statement that may affect your rights or the way we use personal data, we will provide a specific notice on our website.

You have the right to request access to and rectification of any information we have collected about you through your use of the website.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Rebecca Arntsen
Communication coordinator

Effective date: 1 April 2019 / Last updated: 12 July 2021

Privacy Policy for South Africa

The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPI Act) regulates the processing of personal information of data subjects by responsible parties in a manner that gives effect to this right, subject to limitations. The processing of personal information is therefore limited but not prohibited. Scatec takes data privacy seriously however all data subject requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Scatec understands that your personal information is important to you and that you may be apprehensive about disclosing it. Your privacy is just as important to us and we are committed to safeguarding and processing your information in a lawful manner.

The POPI Act, provides citizens with enforceable rights over their Personal Information. The right to privacy is an integral human right recognised and protected in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and given regulatory effect in the legislative requirements under the POPI Act. The POPI Act aims to promote the protection of privacy through providing guiding principles that are intended to be applied to the processing of Personal Information in a context-sensitive manner.

By using our site, you consent to our online Privacy Policy.

Read the full privacy statement here

Effective date: 5 October 2021