Privacy policy

1. About the collection, use and protection of your personal data when you use Ascend

When you visit Ascend public facing website(s), we automatically collect information about your visit and usage. This includes which pages you click on, features you use, if you’ve visited this website before as well as which website or search engine you used to get to our pages.

The information we gather from your visit on Ascends public website(s) is not personal and cannot be used to identify you as a person in any way. We use this information to monitor how people use Ascend.

When using Ascend services, information is gathered about the usage of features and any modifications made to data in order to provide full traceability. See terms of service.

Below, you can read about how we gather information from your visit, why we do it and how your data is protected.

2. Automatically collected data

Every time you visit Ascend, we automatically collect data about your visit. This includes:

  • Which page you entered first
  • Which pages you visit
  • Whether you have visited the website before
  • Which website you came from
  • How long you stayed on the page
  • The keyword(s) you entered in the search engine
  • The IP address of your visit
  • Your operating system and which browser type and version you’re using
  • Your screen resolution and the number of colors used by your PC

Whether your PC supports JavaScript and Flash
Your language, country and zone/city

The data is collected using cookies, web beacons and log files. Most websites or online media collect this type of data, so this is standard practice.

3. Why do we collect data about your visit?

We use the non-personal data from cookies, web beacons and log files to learn how you use our websites.
We monitor which pages users consider more or less interesting. This helps us to further develop and improve our websites, making them more user-friendly and -relevant.
We use data collected about tendencies and user behavior both internally and publicly for marketing purposes, such as tendency reports based on figures from visitor statistics. This kind of data is collected for all or larger groups of visitors. Again, they do not contain any information which can identify you personally.
If you are registered as a user of any Ascend services, cookies are also used to prefill the log-in fields.

4. How is my personal data protected?

The personal data we collect is stored in a secure environment and treated confidentially. Access to this data is limited to selected Ascend employees and suppliers.
We do our utmost to secure your data in the best possible way, but we cannot guarantee the safety of your data, when they are transferred over the Internet. When data is transferred over the Internet, there is a certain risk that others can access them illicitly. In other words, the safety of your data transfer is your own responsibility.
Your data is not disclosed to any third party without your permission, unless legislative authorities require that they be delivered.

5. Content which is not protected

In relation to all material uploaded, entered or processed and all other Customer data, the Customer grants unlimited rights to Ascend, industry bodies and institutions a right to use the data to improve flight safety and to further improve the Services and System provided by Ascend.