NVE account is a common login service for all official services and applications provided by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE).

You can use the NVE account login-service on these NVE services:

Varsom Regobs

Observations, maps and warning services related to snow avalanches, floods, landslides and lake ice.

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Varsom Abonner

Receive news from our natural hazard warning services by email or SMS.


NVEs portal for hydrological measurement data.

Privacy Policy

More information regarding NVE’s treatment of personal information is provided in NVE’s Privacy policy. Below we have collected information that is related to NVE services that use NVE account as a login service (Regobs (web and app), Abonner, Skredregistrering and Sildre).

The Privacy policy explains how we collect and use personal information. NVE is responsible for the treatment of personal information that is used in relation to the listed NVE services above.

Processing of personal data

It is voluntary for users that visit our webpages to provide personal information. The creation of a NVE account is based on giving your consent for sharing some personal information with us, such as your email address. You need to give your consent if you want to receive operational information, newsletters and user surveys. An overview of which personal information you have shared and given your consent to, can be found in your NVE account user page. You can at any time withdraw your consent.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a text file that, when visiting or interacting with a website, is placed in your browser's internal memory. Some cookies are necessary for correct webpage functionality. Read more about cookies on NVE account here.

Cookies that you need to give your consent to is handled individually in each NVE service.

Activity statistics

In some of our NVE services we collect information about activity statistics using Google Analytics. The purpose of this is to collect statistics that we use to improve and develop the content on the webpage. This includes for example how many that visit our webpages, how long this session lasts, which webpage and browser the visitors come from. You need to give your consent to this, and this is handled in each individual NVE-service.

Data Protection Officer

You can contact NVEs Data Protection Officer if you have questions regarding how NVE treats your personal information or if you need help to understand your rights. The Data Protection Officer has a duty of confidentiality. If you have questions regarding the Privacy Policy, send an email to Write «Data Protection Officer» in the subject line.

Terms of Service

NVE account is a service delivered by NVE.

Responsibility and data from the NVE services

Use the natural hazard warnings, the data, and maps in the NVE services at your own risk. Errors and omissions may occur.

The maps from Norway are delivered by the Norwegian Mapping Authority, Geodata or NVEs own map services. All other maps are from ESRI World topo and OpenTopoMaps.

Reuse of data

Data in the NVE services are licensed under Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD) which is compatible with CC Navngivelse 4.0 Norge (CC BY 4.0).

When you use data, you should refer to the licensee as far as possible. For example: Regobs data should be shown together with the Regobs logo, followed by a text. When using Regobs data from a specific source, for example an image or an observation, you should refer to the photographer or observer, respectively. Varsom-logos can be accessed through this webpage: When using the data, you should as far as possible link to the NVE services (Varsom Regobs, Varsom Abonner, Skredregistrering and Sildre).

You automatically accept that your contribution of data to the NVE services can be reused by others, given the conditions for the services ( and As a user you need to make sure you have the rights for the images you upload in the NVE services. This includes copyright and consent from persons pictured in the images. Uploading images of articles or other content restricted by paywall is prohibited. NVE recommends limited use of images where persons can be recognised. You accept images to be reused when publishing images on observations in Regobs (licensed under NLOD)

Contact NVE if you observe information or observations in the NVE services with big mistakes, illegal content or offensive content. If you do so we are able to remove this content.


NVE account uses cookies to improve the user experience of the webpage. A cookie is a text file that, when visiting or interacting with a website, is placed in your browser's internal memory.

NVE account does not use cookies to map individual users' usage patterns or other information that may violate user privacy.

The NVE services using NVE account login-service might use Google Analytics. If this is the case, then you give your consent in each individual NVE service.


Most modern browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.) are set to automatically accept cookies, but you can choose to change your settings so that cookies are not accepted. We note that this could lead to suboptimal functionality of the NVE account. explains how you can administer cookies yourself.

Cookies in use

In the table below we list the cookies used by the NVE account, which data that are stored and why the webpage need to acquire it.

Contact information

To ask general questions about the NVE account, use or Use “NVE account” in the subject line.

Do you have questions about privacy policy send an email to Use “personvernombud» in the subject line.

Phone: 22 95 95 95

Other inquiries about the NVE services can be addressed to:

Varsom Regobs:

Varsom Abonner: