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Personal protection and data use

Privacy Policy YogaHofið ehf. ID 540920-1250

Yogahof's privacy policy explains what personal information is collected, for what purpose and how that information is handled. This privacy policy applies to personal data and personal information of practitioners and other customers of the YogaHof. The data can be in any format, e.g. electronically, in writing and in spoken language.

Personal information is according to the Act on Personal Protection and Processing of Personal Information no. 90/2018 "information about an identified or identifiable individual". These can e.g. be information such as social security number, location data, name or anything else that identifies an individual. YogaHofif cares about your privacy and respects your right to privacy. We ensure that the law is always followed when processing and collecting personal information and that no data is collected unless the person has given their consent.


Personal information that YogaHofið collects, the following information about its customers:


Home address

National ID number

Telephone number

Email address

Bank/payment card information

Information about subscription contracts, courses and other services purchased at YogaHofin

This information is necessary for the identification and security of practitioners and other customers

YogaHofið uses the personal information of customers and practitioners in order to serve them, assist and provide solutions to their issues. This on e.g. applies to changes and renewals of subscription contracts. YogaHofið also uses personal information for commercial purposes, e.g. due to bookkeeping and invoicing.

Personal information is also used to present marketing materials to practitioners, e.g. in telephone or e-mail communication. Practitioners and clients of the YogaHofi have the right not to receive marketing material and they must contact the YogaHofi if they wish not to receive such material.

YogaHofin never communicates personal information to third parties without the consent of its practitioners and customers. The parties to whom YogaHofið can provide personal information depending on the circumstances are e.g. employers and trade unions that require confirmation of the person's subscription agreement. Such information is provided in accordance with the agreement between the practitioners and the relevant association or employers.

YogaHofið also reserves the right to share personal information with service providers and contractors when working on various projects. Only necessary information for the processing of projects is provided. Contractors and other service providers are obliged to use only the information they have access to for the aforementioned purposes. If practitioners and other clients of the YogaHofin request personal information about themselves, the person must show identification and be present in the YogaHofin. Sensitive personal information is never provided via phone or e-mail.

Preservation and protection of personal information

ogaHofi strives to keep information about practitioners accurate and up-to-date. YogaHofið also encourages its practitioners and customers to report any changes to their personal information. Personal information collected by YogaHofið is stored in the company's computer and accounting system. Data about customer transaction history is stored in the wix computer system from Wix and is also hosted there. All personal data is only stored as long as necessary.

Customer attendances are recorded in the app and are stored in the same database serviced by wix

and transferred to the YogaHof's wix system. It is necessary to store the personal information of practitioners while they are doing business with the YogaHofi. Information is stored as long as necessary.

Access to personal information is limited and the utmost security is ensured during its protection and storage.

Your right

Practitioners and customers of the YogaHof have the right to have their information corrected if required. Practitioners also have the right to object to the collection of information about them and can exercise their right to be forgotten and to have collected information about them deleted. Practitioners and clients also have the right to have data about them handed over for inspection. YogaHofið reserves the right to collect certain information that is necessary to provide services to its customers. If it is requested that personal data is not processed for marketing purposes, this does not affect the services that the person has purchased and is entitled to.

If practitioners and other customers wish to use this right, they must request it separately from the YogaHofi and must be able to identify themselves, e.g. with proof of identity. These requirements are only for the safety and interests of customers.

About cookies

  • 1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a browser and stored by the browser. The ID is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

  • 2 Cookies can be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored in the browser and will remain valid until it expires, unless the user has deleted it before the expiration date; A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the browser is closed.

  • 3 Cookies usually do not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and derived from cookies.

 Cookies we use

  • 1 We use cookies for the following purposes

(a) Identification – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and when you browse our website. Cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics, Facebook Marketing, Google Adwords.

(c) Personalization – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you. Cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics, Facebook Marketing, Snapchat, Google Adwords.
(d) Security – we use cookies [as part of security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally] (cookies used in this purposes are: Google Analytics .
(e) Advertising - we use cookies to help us deliver advertisements that are relevant to you. Cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics, Facebook Marketing, Snapchat, Google Adwords.
(f) Analysis - we use cookies to help us analyze the use and performance of our website and services. Cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics, Facebook Marketing, Snapchat, Google Adwords.
(g) Cookie consent – ​​we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies, generally the cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics.

Cookies used by our service providers

  • 1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

  • 2 We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics collects information about website usage with cookies. The information collected regarding our website is used to create reports on the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at


Google Analytics cookies:

a) _ga – 2 year expiration period – Used to identify users
(b) _gid – 24 hour expiration time – Used to identify users
(c) _gat – 1 minute timeout – Used to reduce request rate
(d) AMP_TOKEN – 30 seconds to 1 year expiration time – Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a client ID from the AMP Client ID service. Other possible values ​​indicate opt-out, flight request, or an error retrieving the client ID from the AMP Client ID service
(e) _gac_ – 90 day expiration period – Contains campaign related information. When Google Analytics and AdWords accounts are linked, the AdWords web beacon will read this cookie unless you opt out
(f) __utma – 2 years from installation/update – Used to identify users and sessions. The footprint is created when the javascript library runs and there are no __utma cookies. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
(g) __utmt – 10 minutes – Used to reduce request rate
(h) __utmb – 30 min from install/update – Used to determine new sessions/visits. The footprint is created when the javascript library runs and there are no __utmb cookies. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics
(i) __utmc – End of Browsing Session – Historically this cookie appeared in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session/visit
(j) __utmz – 6 months from setup/update – Stores a traffic source or campaign that explains how the user got to your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library runs and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics
(k) __utmv – 2 years from install/update – sed to store guest level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a custom visitor level variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics


Advertising-related cookies. We use Facebook Marketing, Google Adwords. The information provided is related to your interests and use of the website and allows us to advertise in a more personalized way to you on these platforms and their advertising partners.

Privacy policies can be found at:

Facebook, Google,

Google AdWords cookies:

(a) NID, SID – help to personalize ads on Google properties, such as Google Search
(b) __gads, __gac - serve purposes such as measuring interactions with ads on the domain and preventing the same ads from being shown to you too often
Youtube cookies:
(c) VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF – Embedded Youtube video collects visitor information and personalization preferences
Facebook cookies:
(a) datr, lu – 2 year expiry period – enable login to the website through the Facebook account
(b) fr – 1 month validity – show “Like” button and show number of followers. For more information on the use of these cookies, you can consult Facebook's cookie policy
We use UltraCart for the purpose of creating an online store. It allows us to manage your order and shipping processes and implement our own affiliate marketing program. UltraCart allows our customers to store their information, view past orders and write product reviews

UltraCart Cookies:

(a) _session_id, unique identifier, sessional, Allows ULTRACART to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc.)
(b) _ULTRACART_visit, no data stored, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider's internal statistical measurement to record the number of visits
(c) _ULTRACART_uniq, no data stored, expires at midnight (based on visitors) of the next day, Counts the number of store visits by one customer
cart, unique icon, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
(d) _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional storefront_digest, unique token, undefined If the store has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access

Management of cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser and from version to version. However, you can get up-to-date information on blocking and deleting cookies with these links:

(a) (Chrome);
(b) (Firefox);
(c) (opera);
(d) (Internet Explorer);
(e) (Edge).


Blocking all cookies will negatively affect the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all features of our website


This website is owned and operated by YogaHofið ehf

The company is registered in Akureyri, Iceland,

you can contact:

With our online contact form

: www.yogahofið.com/samband   phone +354-840-9440



YogaHofið reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time

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