Privacy Policy

The privacy policy explains how collects and uses information about visitors to this website. By using the website and services at, you agree to the processing of your personal information and the use of cookies as set out below.

Morten René Liavaag Strømsborg is responsible for the domain, and for the processing of personal information. It is optional for the visitor to provide personal information. The basis for the processing is the consent of the individual user, unless otherwise specified on the website. The personal information used in email, or when creating a user account, is not shared with outside third parties. operates from Oslo, Norway, and follows Norwegian laws and regulations.


Cookies are small text files the website saves on the user's computer. They serve useful and sometimes important functions on the web, such as storing login details. Authentication cookies are often used by web servers to authenticate that a user is logged in, and with which account they are logged in to. Some types of cookies:

  • Session cookie is deleted when the browser session ends. These are used, among other things, to record that a user is on the website and what choices the user makes.
  • Persistent cookie is not deleted when you close your browser, but is automatically deleted after a certain period of time. These are used for authentication, language settings and menu preferences, making future site visits faster and more customized for the user.
  • Third party cookie can be both fixed and session-dependent, and set by services other than the site the user visits.

For administrators only

The blog and wiki use cookies when you log in. This only applies to those with administrator access. See under WordPress for further information if you have access to post comments. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, it will also be set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


The blog at use WordPress. If you leave a comment here, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Necessary cookies on
Name Where Expires Description Logged in
UserName 30 days Helps identify you to the wiki, and keeps you logged in
Session LiavaagWiki When the browser session ends Manage sessions
stopMobileRedirect LiavaagWiki 30 days Prevents future redirects to mobile site
PHPSESSID Blog When the browser session ends Only connections to the same site
wordpress_test_cookie Blog When the browser session ends Only connections to the same site
Blog When the browser session ends Individual user ID
Blog 30 days Only connections to the same site

How to avoid cookies

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. This can be disabled completely or partially, but the user experience and functionality may be reduced. The Norwegian website explains how to accept or reject cookies on different browsers.

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IP adress

An IP address defines as personal information because it can trace back to a particular hardware. The user's IP address, time, and URL are logged for a short period on the servers before the log deletes automatically. Visitors' IP addresses are anonymized and are not sent to Google Analytics or other external web analysis tools.

Adblock uses the Matomo Analytics. This analytics tool does not use cookies and the IP addresses are anonymized. Matomo will not track users using adblockers (aka AdBlock). Matomo has no advertisements, but some ad blockers will usually block the Matomo tracker from running. Ad blockers can also block images, fonts, scripts and comment sections.

External providers is not responsible for the content of external sites or from external providers. Read about our approach to external links as well as copyrights.

Privacy Policy