Privacy policy


Welcome to the Adevinta corporate website. Our mission is to build trusted marketplaces that help people find jobs, homes, cars, consumer goods and more. As Privacy plays a key role in this mission, we are constantly committed to protecting and promoting our users’ rights.
This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how Adevinta ASA (“Adevinta” or “we/us/our”), collects, uses, stores, shares and protects the personal data (“Personal Data“ or simply “Data”) derived from the use you make of the website (the “Website”).

Who is processing your Personal Data?

We, Adevinta, act as the “data controller”, which means that we determine “why” and “how” your Personal Data is collected and used. We are a Norwegian company domiciled at Postboks 490 Sentrum, NO-0105 Oslo, Norway, with VAT number N0058714G and our contact email address is

You can also reach our Global Data Protection Officer at

All employees and collaborators of Adevinta who access the Data operate under the authority of either Adevinta or the relevant marketplace and have received appropriate instructions for the processing of this Data.

What Personal Data do we collect and why do we collect it?

We manage your Personal Data in order to provide the services you have requested through your interactions with the Website. The Personal Data that we process may include but are not limited to: your first name, surname(s), email, telephone number, location, technical and device-related information, IP address, data transmission information or browsing data.

We process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To enable the Website’s functionality and provide you with the related services. This Data is collected and used based on managing a contractual relationship.
  • To respond to inquiries and fulfil the requests that you may submit through the Website forms. This Data is collected and used based on managing a contractual relationship. With regard to this specific processing please note that all the fields indicated with an asterisk (*) in the forms will be compulsory. Therefore, if not provided or provided incorrectly, it may be impossible to provide the services or information requested, without detriment to the ability to continue viewing the content of the Website.
  • To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations. The legal basis shall be the fulfilment of a legal obligation.
  • To develop and optimise the functionality of our Website based on our users’ activity and behaviour on the Website. Our legitimate interest will be the legal basis.
  • To prevent the abuse and fraud in using our services (e.g. fraudulent activities, denial of service attacks, sending spam, among others). The legitimate interest will be the legal basis.

To fulfill some of these purposes we deploy cookies and other tracking technologies in the Website. You will find more information about what types of cookies we use, for what purposes and how to control or delete them in our Cookie Policy.

For how long do we retain your Data and how do we protect it?

Our general approach is to retain Personal Data for the duration necessary to achieve the purposes outlined in this Policy. However, we may retain Personal Data for a shorter or longer time, for instance, where we are obliged to do so in accordance with relevant legal, tax and accounting requirements.

We, Adevinta, are strongly committed to keeping your Data safe. To do so, we have adopted specific technical and organisational security measures to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access.

What are your rights regarding your Personal Data?

You are entitled to one or more of the following rights and to exercise them on your own or via a legal representative acting on your behalf. To exercise your rights please send an email to, stating which of the following rights you wish to exercise.

Rights Content


You can obtain confirmation as to whether your Personal Data is being processed and obtain a copy of any of your Personal Data that we may hold. Right of access also includes the right to receive information, in particular about the purposes of the processing, the categories of Personal Data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your information may be disclosed, and the envisaged period for the retention of your Data.



You can modify your Personal Data to correct inaccuracies and fill out missing information.


You can request the erasure of your Personal Data when, among other reasons, it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was gathered.


You can ask for your Personal Data not to be processed. We will stop processing it, except where legitimate purposes prevail, or to exercise or defend against possible claims.

Restriction of processing

You may request the restriction for processing of your Data in the following cases:

  • While a challenge to the accuracy of your Data is being verified;
  • When the processing is unlawful;
  • When your Data is not processed but is needed for exercising or defending claims;
  • When you have opposed the processing of your Data to carry out a mission of public interest or to satisfy a legitimate interest, while it is checked whether the legitimate grounds for processing prevail over your interests.


You may receive your Personal Data processed as a result of your use of the Website in electronic form, within a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and also to require us to transmit it to another data controller where this is technically feasible.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority if you consider
that the processing of your Persona Data infringes applicable law.
If you are a resident of a Member State of the European Economic Area, you may refer to the list of data protection authorities in the European Economic Area available here

With whom do we share your Personal Data?

Adevinta will only share or provide your Data to third parties as is necessary to carry out the purposes set out in this Policy. To do so, your Data may be communicated:

  • To certain trusted suppliers that may access our systems in order to provide the services, or to provide them to you on our behalf. These suppliers have the contractual obligation to fully protect your Personal Data and may only access them to carry out the services contracted by Adevinta. Some of our suppliers are established outside of the European Economic Area, which may mean that your Data is subject to an international transfer. In these cases, your Personal Data will be protected thanks to the implementation of suitable measures and/or by the signing of contractual clauses such as those of the European Union, related to international data transfers approved by the European Commission, guaranteeing a level of protection equivalent to that in Europe.
  • To members of our companies in Adevinta Group for administrative and support purposes.
  • To public organizations, law enforcement, courts and tribunals, tax authorities and regulatory organizations when required in accordance with legal and regulatory provisions, to fulfill our legal obligations or a legally binding requirement/request, and to respond to lawsuits presented against Adevinta.

Third Party websites

It is possible that through the Website you may be redirected to or access third parties’ websites (service providers or distributors, among others). In any case, if you choose to leave our Website through links to websites that do not belong to our entity, neither this Website nor its legal representatives shall be responsible for the content or the veracity of the privacy policies that such third parties may have, nor for the cookies and other tracking technologies that they may deploy or store in the users’ computers.

Can this Policy change?

Adevinta reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time, for example to comply with new requirements imposed by applicable laws or technical requirements. All amendments will be published on the Website, so we recommend you to check it regularly.

Last update: April 5, 2024