Privacy Policy

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By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions

  2. Data Protection Principles

  3. Data Subject’s Rights

  4. Data We Gather

  5. How We Use Personal Data

  6. Who Else Has Access To Personal Data

  7. How We Secure Personal data

  8. Children

  9. Cookies

  10. Contact information

  11. Deleting Personal Data

  12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

1. Definitions

  • Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

  • Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.

  • Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.

  • Child – a natural person under 13 years of age.

  • We/us (either capitalized or not) – V.I. Ahlstrom

2. Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.

  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.

  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.

  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.

  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

3. Data Subject’s Rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.

  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.

  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.

  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.

  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.

  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.

  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.

  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.

  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.

  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.

  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

 

4. Data We Gather

 

Information you have provided us with

This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.

Information automatically collected about you

This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example your IP address (for analytics purposes), etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

Information from our partners

We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. See the list of our partners in Section 6.

Publicly available information

We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

5. How We Use Personal Data

 

We use your Personal Data in order to:

  • provide our service to you. This includes for example registering your email address for newsletters or providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.

  • enhance your customer experience;

  • fulfill an obligation under law or contract;

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.

On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to identify you;

  • to provide you a service or to send/offer you a newsletter or promotion;

  • to respond to personal queries through the contact form

On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to respond to personal queries through the contact form

With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to send you newsletters and campaign offers;

  • for any other purposes we have asked your consent for;

We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised.

We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

  • the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;

  • the further Processing would not harm your interests and

  • there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

6. Who Else Can Access Personal Data

 

We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with our processing partner Mailchimp. We share your data with:

Our processing partners:

  • Mailchimp – We use Mailchimp to handle our newsletters and to collect email addresses from subscribers. The Mailchimp Privacy Policy can be viewed here.

  • Wix – We use Wix to process the contact form. All information is stored in the database and falls under the umbrella of our own Privacy Policy. 

We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

7. How We Secure Personal Data

 

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks on a daily basis.

Even though we try our best we cannot guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

 

8. Children

 

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

 

9. Cookies and Other Technologies We Use

 

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyse customer behaviour, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users on our website. This is done in order to personalise and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies (created by Wix) – these cookies are essential for you to be able to use some features on our website. These cookies allow the GDPR notice to remember you to prevent repeat views. These cookies may be categorised as essential cookies. You can see a list of the cookies Wix puts on our site here.

  • Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalised features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.

  • Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services.

You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some third party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org. At the bottom of our page there is an option for Use of Cookies with additional information on how to delete cookies.

10. Contact Information

 

11. Deleting Personal Data

 

If you wish to view or delete the data that we hold for you, please use the contact form or email vendela.alstrom@gmail.com.

 

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

 

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time.

Last modification was made 10 August 2020.