Terms & Conditions

By joining the Geonova community on www.geonova.no you agree to the following terms and conditions:


Geonova is the geoscience community.  The contents on this website and in the app is owned by the community. The community is about sharing and creating knowledge and enjoying geoscience. By becoming a member, you agree to enjoy your stay on the platform.

WellBet App

In order to be able to use the WellBet App, you need to have a user account for Geonova on www.geonova.no.


The community platform and related mobile applications are public and contributions can be read by others. Information about members can only be seen by members. If you post a comment to a discussion, news, question, a well bet or anywhere else on this platform, you may post content that you create or have been given permission to post by the owner, is legal, and doesn’t violate these terms and conditions. In particular, the content may not fall under any data protection regulation including such regulations from your company/employer. You continue to own the content but you grant the community including GeoNova AS a license to use and distribute your content. You are responsible for content that you post to the services of this platform and assume all risks of posting personal information online.


Be nice to each other – treat other members the same way that you would like to be treated. Trusted moderators are helping us to keep the community running. Directions from moderators or administrators are always to be respected. You must not initiate or participate in any activities on our services that are illegal, harmful, or interfere with anyone’s use of our services, including the sending of e-mail or instant messaging spam. Users who infringe this elementary principle will be excluded from the community.


You will receive a newsletter from Geonova every once in a while via email. If you do not want to receive the newsletter, just use the unsubscribe function which is embedded in the newsletter.

IP & Third Party Rights

All user data including the intellectual property rights in contributions on the platform, e.g. in comments, is property and responsibility of the users. Geonova is not reliable for third party rights of any kind including confidential information provided by users. Make sure you share only what you want and can share.

You are allowed to store extracts and pictures from www.geonova.no on your computer and to print copies of them for your personal, non-commercial use only.

You are allowed and encouraged to use and to distribute extracts from www.geonova.no to provide direct linkage to the pages, or linkage by Internet search services.

You are allowed to use contents from this site for presentations, discussions, teaching and the like. You shall point out www.geonova.no as your source of information any time you use material from this site.

Any other kind of use, reproduction, translation, adaptation, arrangement, any other alteration, distribution or storage of this site in any form and by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Geonova is prohibited. However, we are happy to help and appreciate your request to info@geonova.no.


This website is fully owned and operated by Geonova AS. All rights reserved.

With respect to the technical nature of the Internet, no liability can be accepted for the authenticity, accuracy or completeness of the information made available on the Internet. Moreover, no guarantee for the availability or operation of the represented homepage and its contents is given.

Every liability for direct or indirect damage, irrespective of the cause, that results from the use or the non-availability of data and information from this website is excluded.

Our site contains links to external webpages of third parties, the content of which is beyond our control and responsibility. The respective provider or operator shall always be responsible for the content of the websites linked to.

This notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Norwegian law.

If any provision of this notice shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.


Our ability to provide free content and services depends on partnerships with commercial companies as well as non-profit organization.

You agree that Geonova can change or end its services at any time without notice and place advertising, which supports our services, within applications, on web pages, and on mobile devices.

Changes of or additions to these terms and conditions are unlikely. If such alterations nonetheless occur, they are inevitable and rightful for the good of the community and would in any case be explained here with transparency.