About us

Fjord Exploration welcomes you to our precious and somewhat hidden backyard. We welcome you to discover and experience the beauty and history of our pittoresque fjords and the unique villages surrounding them.

View from the top of Eidsdal village, overlooking Storfjord

The people of Fjord Exploration

Fjord Exploration provides extended ground services based on our local knowledge and an alliance of several quality providers. Our partners has grown up here and we all share the same vision; to look after our historical and cultural heritage. At the same time, we must build local societies for the future. Societies that keep traditions, nature and environmental goals close to heart. Everyday we strive to make our environmental footprint as small as possible and we want to facilitate your journey to do the same.

The people of Fjord Exploration has grown up in these surroundings and are looking forward to give you some authentic and memorable days in their paradise.

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Legal

Terms and Conditions

Please note and read carefully our complete terms and conditions. Note especially the following highlights:

  • The prices are quoted either per group or per person in Norwegian Kroner (NOK) and include the statutory value tax. We usually organize tours for groups, and our bookings and websites may quote minimum or maximum limitations for the number of participants in the groups.
  • For bookings including accommodation, an advance payment of 50% of the total price is to be paid at the latest 30 days prior to the commencement of the accommodation. For transport and other activities without accommodation, an advanced payment of 50% is to be paid at the latest 7 days prior to the commencement. The total balance for all orders is usually to be paid the latest 48 hours prior to the commencement of all bookings.
  • Cancellation for group reservations (more than 4 participants):
    More than 30 days before the activity: 0%
    10-29 days before the activity: 25%
    2-9 days before the activity: 50%
    24 hours (1 day) before the activity or non-appearance: 100%
  • Cancellation for individuals (up to 4 participants):
    0-30 days before the activity: 25%
    24 hours or less before the activity: 100%
  • Partial cancellation of a group:
    In the event of partial cancellation of a group reservation (reduction of the number of participants) the following percent of the arrangement costs will be charged per person to the contracting party:
    2-9 days before the activity: 25%
    2 days or less before the activity: 75%
    24 hours (1 day) before the activity or non-appearance: 100%
  • A minimum number of participants are required for certain programs. The organizer reserves the right to withdraw from the contract also on short notice. If the fulfillment of a contract is not possible at another time or if the customer cannot take part in the alternative services offered, any paid fees will be refunded minus charges for services rendered. Further damage claims are not possible.
  • If a program or parts of a program cannot be carried out due to events outside the organizer’s control for example but not exhaustively; safety concerns by the organizer, official regulations, strikes or uncertain weather and nature conditions, the organizer reserves the right to cancel or cut short the activities on short notice. Paid fees will be returned minus charges for services rendered, any expenditures and the handling fee. Please note that a danger-free completion of the activity is in everyone’s interest. All decisions made by the activity leaders are final. The organizer expressly reserves the right to modify the program. The organizer will strive for an equivalent service replacement.
  • The participants are not insured by the organizer. The participants are obliged to ensure that they have sufficient health and accident insurance coverage (including sports coverage).

Privacy Policy

Effective date: October 11, 2018

Fjord Exploration AS operates the https://www.fjordexploration.net website (the “Service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. Our Privacy Policy for Fjord Exploration AS is managed through Free Privacy Policy. We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from {website.url}

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you. Types of Data Collected :

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Fjord Exploration AS uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside Norway and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Norway and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. Fjord Exploration AS will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Fjord Exploration AS may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of {company.name}
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: