Privacy Policy2022-10-12T21:25:56+00:00

Privacy Policy   

Petur Larsen is the data controller and is therefore responsible for the data we collect about you.  We ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with the current and existing legislation.  

We take your data protection seriously and have therefore adopted this privacy policy which inform you how we process and treat your data.  

Contact information  

If you would like to contact us regarding our processing of your personal data, you can reach us at:    

Petur Larsen P/f 

Bakkavegur 8,  

350 Fuglafjørður  


Telephone: +298 775775 

Fax: +298 775776  


Processing of personal data  

The term `personal data´ refers to any kind of information which in some way can be assigned to you. If you do not want us to process data about you, it may be difficult for us to adequately maintain or comply with the duties laid upon us in contracts or by legislation.  

Potential clients   

For you to become our client it is necessary that we gather the following data about you:  

  • Name  
  • Adress 
  • Telephone number  
  • E-mail  

We gather personal data about clients for the following purposes:  

  • Possible future cooperation or purchase transactions 
  • Administration regarding your relation to us  
  • Possible other reasons  

We gather the data about you on the legal basis of Legitimate interest, according to the Faroese Data Protection Act, §8, stk. 1, nr. 6  

  • The company’s legitimate interest is to get new clients.  The information is gathered through networking, in exhibitions or on customer visits, and it is necessary to process this personal data to communicate with the potential new client.  The company will ensure that meeting this legitimate interest will not hurt the data subjects’ rights.    

We retain the data during the period established by legislation and delete the data when it is no longer relevant. The period depends on the character of the data and the reason for the data processing. Typically, data regarding potential clients will be deleted at the end of the agreement or when the correspondence is no longer relevant.   

  • Data about potential clients is deleted 5 years after last contact or by request  


In order for you to become our client, it is necessary that we gather the following personal data about you:  

  • Name  
  • Address  
  • Telephone number  
  • E-mail  
  • Bank account 

We gather personal data about clients for the following purposes:  

  • Processing of your purchase and delivery of our service  
  • Administration regarding your relation to us  

We gather the data on the following legal basis: Agreed contract – Data Protection Act, §8, stk. 1, nr. 2  

  • Processing happens on behalf of an agreed contract: Purchase agreement.  

We retain the data in the period established by legislation and delete the data when no longer relevant. The period depends on the character of the data and the reason for the processing.   

  • Data about the clients are normally deleted after five years or when the guarantee for product traded is expired and the correspondent with the client has ended or maybe longer if you for example have bought a Baader machine from us.  

Job applicants   

When we receive a job application via email with attached documents, this will be read and processed by the relevant employees in the recruiting process.  We do this in order to find the best-suited candidate for a specific job opportunity.    

Personal data that appears in the recruiting process will be processed based on the legal basis of balancing of interests (Data Protection Act, §8, stk. 1, nr. 6). It is considered to be in common interests that personal data is processed during the job application.   

Job applications will be shared with individuals within the recruitment team and will not be shared with individuals outside the company  

We store your application and any attachments until we find the right candidate for the position, and the recruiting process ends. Then your application and the attachments will be deleted.  

We might store unsolicited applications with attachments for 12 months whereafter they are deleted. If we want to keep your application and attachments on record for more than 12 months, we will contact you to get your consent.  

Your consent is voluntary, and you can withdraw it at any time by contacting us using the contact information above.   

Other information  


We have taken the necessary technical and organizational measures to prevent your data from being accidentally or illegally deleted, released, lost, impaired, disclosed to unauthorized persons, abused or in any way processed without legal grounds. The data controller ensures that the data processing only takes place, when the principles of data protection are fulfilled (Data Protection Act, §7, GDPR, art. 5).  

Data minimization   

We collect, process, and store only the personal data necessary to fulfill our purpose. Furthermore, the type of data that must be collected and stored in connection with our business practices may be determined by law. The type and the extent of the personal data we process can be determined by the need to comply with a contract or any other legal obligation.  

Data accuracy  

Since our service provision depends on the fact that your data is correct and up to date, we ask you to inform us about relevant changes in your personal data. You can make use of the contact information provided above to inform us about your changes. We will then unsure that your data is updated. If we notice that any data is incorrect, we will update the data and inform you of our changes.  


Your consent to receive our newsletter is voluntary, and you can always take back your consent by contacting us. You can find our contact details on the top of this page.   

Transferring of data  

We use several third parties for the storage and processing of data, including suppliers of IT solutions, bookkeeping systems, wage systems etc.  These third parties only process data on our behalf and do not use it for their own purposes. In relevant situations data is passed on to banks, debt collection, cargo firms etc.  

We use data processors in the Faroe Islands, EU or third countries that have the necessary security guaranties, and companies in countries that can provide your data proper protection. However, we also use social media like Facebook, and we communicate through messenger and WhatsApp.   

We use social media (SOME) 

Petur Larsen has a Facebook page a Instagram profile, a Twitter account and a LinkedIn profile and we use YouTube and Flickr.  We use them to inform our clients and customers about the fishing, products and other information that can be useful and interesting for them.  Please be aware of that these social medias are collecting data from you, through cookies, when you use our social media pages/profiles. This data enables us to get information about visits on our page. And the social media accounts are also using this information to adjust what information you will see and what advertisement to make visible on your page.    

If you can see our SOME pages, it is most likely because you have a registered profile with that SOME, and you have seen and approved the privacy notice from them. When you are on our SOME pages, or if we communicate through messenger or WhatsApp, the information goes or can go to the US, which is not providing necessary security guarantees for personal data of foreign citizens, and there are not adequate security guarantees provided for the information.  When personal data is sent to the US, it is subject to US law and Faroese/EU law is not valid.   

Your rights   

  • At any time, you have the right to be informed of what data we process relating to you, where we have collected it from and what we use it for. You may also be informed about how long we store your data, who receives data concerning you, and to what extend we pass on data within the Faroe Islands and internationally.  
  • Upon request, we can inform you about what data we process concerning you. The access may be limited with respect to privacy protection, business secrets and immaterial rights.  
  • If you think that the personal data, we process concerning you is incorrect, you have the right to have it corrected. In that case you must contact us and inform us of the correct information. Please ensure that you are as precise as possible with your corrections, otherwise it may be difficult or even impossible to comply with your request.  
  • In some cases, we will have an obligation to delete your personal data. This is the case, for instance, if you withdraw your consent. If you think that your data is no longer necessary in achieving the purpose for which we collected it, you can request its deletion. You can also contact us if you believe that your data is processed in contravention of the law and/or other legal obligations. When you contact us with a request to have your personal data corrected or deleted, we examine whether the requirements are fulfilled, and if that is the case, we make the changes or delete your data as soon as possible.  
  • You can lodge a complaint with the following supervisory authority (  


Sigmundargøta 13  

Postboks 300  

FO-110 Tórshavn  

Telephone: (+298) 309100  


  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. You can also object to our passing transmission of your data for marketing purposes. You can make use of the contact information at the top of this page to object. If your objection is justified, we will ensure that processing or communication of your personal data ceases.  
  • You can make use of data portability if you want your data transferred to another data controller or data processor.  
  • On our own initiative, we delete your personal data, when it is no longer needed for the purpose for which we collected it.  

When you contact us with a request to have your personal data changed or deleted, we will investigate whether the requirements are fulfilled and, if so, we will change or delete the data as soon as possible.   

You can make use of your rights by contacting us. You can find our contact information at the top of this page.  


This was last updated 7. October 2022 


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