Privacy Policy

Havnør Holding is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of local and national law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.

Information collected

Crossword Scanner servers collect no information from users that act anonymously without leveraging the collaboration capabilities of the system.

The following information is gathered from users that register and benefit from the additional functionality this adds:

  1. Email address
  2. Unique Device IDentifier (UDID)
  3. User activity
  4. Any token or user-identifier information from third party Single Sign On providers
  5. Date and time
Crossword Scanner associates this data with the email addresses used as user identities.

Use of collected information

  1. Email address used as user identifier when sharing crosswords between participants.
  2. Unique Device IDentifier (UDID) is used to differentiate what is available on the different devices of a single user.
  3. User activity in the system such as invites having been sent and words entered into a crossword are functional requirements for Crossword Scanner capabilities.
  4. Any token or user-identifier information from third party Single Sign On providers are used to simplify logon procedures.
  5. Date and time is used in synchronising state between collaborating users.

Disclosure to third parties

Crossword Scanner will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law.

Crossword Scanner will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

Privacy Statement Revisions

This Privacy Statement was last revised on May 5th 2020. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement at your discretion.

Responsibility for External Sites

This app may contain links to other apps or web sites. Some of those may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of apps or web sites operated by others.

We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site's privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.

Deleting user

Deleting the app from your device(s) will not automatically delete the user from our servers. Please contact us to delete fully your user and all related information.

Gaining insight in stored information

Please contact us to gain detailed insight into any personal information stored about you in the system.

Contacting us

Havnør Holding AS and Crossword Scanner may be reached via email at