What are cookies?
Computer cookies are small text files that a website transfers to your computer. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie originated, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated number.
Cookies are used to allow websites to function more efficiently, but also to send information to the owner of a website. Cookies also make it possible to separate different users from each other, which can give each user a more personalised and positive experience of a website.
Cookies cannot harm your computer. They do not contain any confidential information such as your email address or credit card details.
What are the reasons for collecting personal data through cookies?
Based on which consent for cookies and trackers you have given us and the personal data subsequently obtained, we use your data for the following purposes:
• to make our Website easier for you to use;
• to examine, develop and improve our Website, e.g. if the cookies show that the Website is difficult to navigate;
What is the legal ground for collecting personal data through cookies?
• To withdraw your consent, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you may use the settings provided in your Website browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer. Information on how to do this can be found in the 'Help' section of your browser via the menu bar
What types of cookies do we use?
There are two types of cookies on the Website:
• Third party cookies, i.e. cookies that belong to domains different from the one shown in the address bar. Third party cookies open up for potential tracking of the user’s browsing history.
Do we transfer any cookies/personal data to third parties?
Press releases and financial reports
The e-mail address and name you give when you subscribe to press releases or financial reports will be transferred to the supplier of the subscription service, Cision (which may change over time), to administrate the service on our behalf. We have entered into a Data Processor Agreement with the suppliers to ensure your personal data is secured.
If you want to end your subscription of press releases and financial reports, please follow the link that you will find in every press release or financial report that you receive from us. You can also contact our Customer Service. Your personal information will be permanently deleted within 30 days.
More information about data protection
Who is the controller?
Clas Ohlson AB is the controller for the personal data that we collect and process within the scope of this Policy.
How do we store and protect the information collected?
Your personal data is stored in our databases which are protected by physical, technical and process-related measures. Our information systems are protected by firewall software in order to segregate them from the access of other networks that are connected to the internet. Only those employees, which need the information to fulfill a certain assignment, are granted access to personal data. Our personnel are constantly informed about our security and data protection policies.
For how long do we store your personal data?
As a general rule, personal data should not be retained for a longer period than is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or for which they are further processed.
Moreover, you have the right to request the erasure of your personal data (“the right to be forgotten”) by contacting us (please see contact details further below).
Do we transfer your personal data to third parties?
In addition to the specific sections on transfers of personal data to third parties outlined above, we will transfer your personal data to:
• The police, when obligated by law, to investigate a serious crime.
• IT consultants which we hire from time to time for service and development of our IT
In any case where we transfer your personal data to a third party which processes personal data on our behalf, we will enter into data processor agreements containing strict instructions on the processing of personal data, confidentiality and security.
What are your rights as a data subject?
As a data subject you have the following rights with respect to our processing of your personal data.
You are entitled to request a copy of all personal data that we retain about you, as well as the right to extract your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format for the purpose of transferring your data to another personal data controller (’data portability’).
You also have the right to request correction or deletion of personal data and request limitation of the personal data processing that concerns you. However, if the processing of your personal data that you wish to limit or delete is necessary to comply with these terms, the usage of the Website may materially altered as a consequence of the restriction or deletion.
To request access or correct the personal data that we process about you or exercise any other rights, please refer to about.clasohlson.com or contact us (see contact information below).
If you have complaints about our processing of your personal data, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Swedish Data Protection Authority.
This Policy may be amended from time to time. Changes will be clearly addressed on the Website.
Address: Clas Ohlson AB, 793 85, Insjön