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The purpose of this website is to provide information and guidance regarding the Norwegian Customs various areas of responsibility.

Note: An update of this article is pending. Please note that some terms and/or references may differ from the Movement of Goods Act and the Customs Duty Act that enters into force from the 1st of January 2023.

Department for User Dialogue - Digitalisation Section, is the data controller for the personal data gathered from the website

To ask us more about how we process your personal data from contact us at:

The use of Cookies on

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. The site utilizes cookie links to give those who visit the site access to various features. Some of these cookies are used for tracking your internet usage.

When you visit this site, you must give your consent for the use of cookies and you do so by allowing for this in your browser.

Cookies that collect web statistics

On this site, we use the data analyzing tool Google Analytics to help us create an overall picture of how users are using this site. Google Analytics does this by using cookies. Google Analytics gathers general web statistics, such as the type of browser used, time of use, language and the user's originating website (before accessing The purpose for collecting your data is to gather information that helps us to make the site more user friendly. The information gathered during your visit is transmitted and stored with Google Inc.

In accordance with what is common practice on the Internet, registers your IP address. We've chosen to enter a script that removes the last digit of your IP address before Google Analytics stores the information. This means that the analysis tool can roughly identify your geographic location, but the address cannot be used to identify you as an individual. The other information Google receives is subject to the Google Privacy Policy.

Google may transfer the information collected from to a third party if there is a legal basis for it, or where a third party processes the information on Google's behalf. Google is not able to connect IP addresses with other data that Google holds.

Cookies at are linked to Google Analytics



Life span

 __utma(Google Analytics)

Used to distinguish users and sessions.

2 years

 __utmb(Google Analytics)

Used to determine new sessions/visits. It keeps track of timeouts and the number of page views the website receives

20 min

__utmc(Google Analytics)

Used to determine how long a user has been on the site (start & end)

Is removed when the browser/site is closed (Session).

__utmz(Google Analytics)

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. This means that the cookie tracks where each of the site’s visitors are coming from.

6 months

__utmv(Google Analytics)

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This means that the visitor is given a classification ID.

Is removed when the browser/site is closed (Session).


Other cookies at



Life span


Used to maintain an anonymized user session by the server.

Is removed when the browser/site is closed (Session).


Used to manage sessions on load balanced servers; to ensure user requests are routed consistently to the correct server.

Is removed when the browser/site is closed


Used for the benefit of changing and creating a subscription when the user logs in.

Is removed when the browser/site is closed


Used to define what roles/permissions are assigned to a user, which in turn might determine what actions they can perform or which pages they can access

Is removed when the browser/site is closed

How do you avoid cookies?

If you wish to reject the use of cookies, you must change the settings in your browser. This will allow you to either block cookies from being automatically downloaded or give you a choice to download individual cookies. Cookies that you have downloaded earlier can also be deleted through your browser. For more information on how to do this, refer to the documentation available for the browser you are currently using.

News alerts from offers its users e-mail updates on a variety of topics. It is entirely optional to use this service. In order to reap the benefits of using this service, you must register your e-mail address through the website. We will then use your e-mail address for our news alerts. In order to assess the value of this service we may also use your e-mail to send user-surveys. If the you choose to cancel your subscription, the system will delete your e-mail address. You can unsubscribe by logging in with your username and password or by sending an email to

Department for User Dialogue - Digitalisation Section, is the data controller for the news alert service.