Privacy Policy and Terms of Use in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation, (GDPR) the European privacy law effective May 25, 2018. for H. Achehoug & Co. (W.Nygaard AS ) and Oslo Literary Agency.

With this statement H. Achehoug & Co (W. Nygaard AS) (“Aschehoug”) reaffirms how we collect, use and retain the personal data of our clients, writers, suppliers, collaborators and those who visit our website. Oslo Literary Agency (O L A ) is part of H. Achehoug & Co and act in compliance with its policy.

Treatment of personal data.

Personal data is all information which can be related to an identifiable person. O L A is concerned with safeguarding and respecting your privacy, and uses only the personal data which is relevant and necessary in order to fulfil our obligations and to provide good service to our contacts, and which is required by law.

Treatment of personal data, such as collecting, registering, storage and release of information is subject special regulations. O L A is the controller, and all personal data is handled in accordance with data security laws and guidelines. Through regular inspection Norwegian Data Protection Authority assures that these regulations and guidelines are followed.

O L A’s use of personal information includes all primary contact information as well as correspondence and other information relevant to its purpose or intention.

How we use personal data

We use personal data in the following situations:

Contact between publisher, writer, translator and other collaborators

This includes use of contact information of the said person; the purpose of which to provide follow-up information, contact with the said person, and to fulfil our agreements and responsibilities. Personal information is used on the basis of an agreement or actual interest.


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Sharing of personal information

We do not share or disclose your personal information to a third party unless is there is a legal basis for doing so. A typical example would be a contract with you or legislation which would require us to release such information.

Correcting and deleting information

We do not store personal data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purpose of this information. Storage over a period of time may be necessary in order to fulfil obligations required by law, for example accounting purposes.

It is important that the information we have stored is updated and correct. You are encouraged to contact us if you discover any errors or misinformation. You can also contact us if you wish to access the personal data we have stored on you, or if you wish to be deleted from our system.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or use of your personal data, please feel free to contact us: