Privacy Policy

Version applicable from 25th of July 2023

It is very important for us, (Arepto, Stampgatan 38, 411 01 Gothenburg, Sweden, named herein as “AREPTO”)) to protect your personal data. Below we explain how we collect personal data when you use our website or enter into a contractual relationship with us. Personal data means any information relating to you personally, such as your name, address, e-mail address, bank account, credit card details, IP in case it can identify you if correlated with other available information, phone number, user behavior etc. The statutory basis for data protection is, in particular, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Other privacy regulations might be applicable, depending on where you are located.

Please take the time and read this Privacy Policy carefully before continuing to use our website. Your use of our website and services represents your agreement with all the provisions below. By using our website, you guarantee that you are at least 18 years old. If you are older than 16 years old, but younger than 18 years old, you may only use our website with parental supervision.

AREPTO  is the controller of your personal data, within the meaning of article 4(7) of the GDPR. You can submit any question regarding the way we process your personal data here: [email protected]

I) The data we process about you, the purposes and legal basis

  1. Subscribing to our newsletter. 

We process your personal data consisting of name and e-mail address when you decide to subscribe to our newsletter, with the purpose of receiving relevant news regarding the activity of our company or regarding the business field we offer services to. The legal basis for processing your data is your consent, namely art. 6 (1) lit. a) of the GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time, following the steps provided in each newsletter you receive from us.  After you unsubscribe, you will not receive any communication of this kind from us and we will not process the data collected from you for this purpose anymore.

  1. Contact Form/ inquiries by e-mail/ phone.

We process your personal data consisting of name, e-mail address, phone number or any other data you provide us with in the message section. We use your data solely for the limited purpose of processing your inquiry. The legal basis for the processing is art. 6(1) lit. f) of the GDPR, namely AREPTO’s legitimate interest. The legitimate interest arises from the interest in responding to inquiries from our users, clients, or potential clients so that the client satisfaction is ensured and promoted. We store this data for a period of 4 months.  After this period, the data you provided us in this respect will be deleted.

  1. Offering Testimonials

We process your personal data consisting of name, surname, image, name of your company if you decide to give us a testimonial. The legal basis for processing your data is your consent, namely art. 6 (1) lit. a) of the GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending us an e-mail at: [email protected]. After you withdraw your consent, your data will not be processed anymore.

  1. Contracting a service from us

We process your personal data consisting of name, surname, function, name of your company, signature, bank account, credit card details, phone number, e-mail address in order to conclude and execute the agreement with us and in order to issue your invoice. The legal basis for processing the data is art. 6 (1) point b) of the GDPR, namely the contract. The data will be processed as long as the agreement is in force and for a period of 10 years from the termination of the agreement, since the limitation period is 10 years in Sweden.

  1. Web tracking using Google Analytics and Google Search Console

Purpose of the processing/ legal basis: This website uses Google Analytics and Google Search Console web analytics to analyze user access and preferences on the website. The data is processed on the basis of your consent – art. 6(1) point. a) of the GDPR. We process the following data when you access the website: number of users, session statistics, approximate geolocation, and browser and device information. We process the data for purposes of user navigation, statistical analyses, adapting our web pages to your needs and to identify and protect against abnormal website traffic. For this purpose, we use cookies that control your connection to our web pages during the session. A permanent cookie is set in your web browser by our provider, Google, to create a pseudonymized user profile. This permanent cookie makes it possible to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website. It is used for advertising, market research and tailoring our website to users.

How to clear cookies in Chrome:

Important: If you delete cookies, you might get signed out of sites that remember you, and your saved preferences could be deleted. This applies any time a cookie is deleted.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. Click Privacy and security and then Cookies and other site data.
  4. Click See all site data and permissions and then Clear all data.
  5. To confirm, click Clear.

How to clear cookies in Safari:

  1. In the Safari app on your Mac, choose Safari> Settings, then click Privacy.
  2. Click Manage Website Data.
  3. Select one or more websites, then click Remove or Remove All.

How to clear cookies in Mozilla Firefox:

Deleting cookies for a single site:

  1. Click on Tools in the menu bar.
  2. In the Firefox will: dropdown menu, select Use custom setting for history.
  3. Click Show Cookies.
  4. The cookies window will appear. Type the name of the site whose cookies have to be deleted (a list of cookies will show up)
  5. Select the cookie that needs to be deleted and click on Remove Cookie.

To select all the cookies in the list select Shift +End on your keyboard.

To Clear Cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  1. Click the gear at the top right to access settings. Select Safety and click Delete Browsing History.
  2. Select Temporary Internet Files and uncheck all other boxes, in particular the Preserve Favorites website data. (Doing this will remove cookies from the websites that are in your Favorites folder. This is required to clear your cache completely).
  3. Click the Delete button at the bottom of the window.

II) Recipients/ categories of recipients

 Insofar as Google or other technical service provider (e.g .Stripe) access your data for support purposes, in their capacity of processors, data processing agreements in accordance with article 28 GDPR have been entered into with them.

III) Where do we store your data?

The data we collect about you is stored in New York, in accordance with European Commission’s adequacy decision for the EU – U.S. data privacy framework. The decision concludes that the United States ensures an adequate level of protection, comparable to that of the European Union. We assure you that we concluded all the necessary agreements for our server provider to process your data on our behalf and that it is bound to respect a confidentiality obligation regarding the access to your data.

IV) Rights of the data subjects.

Pursuant to art. 15(1) of the GDPR, you have the right to request information, free of charge, on the personal data we process about you.

If the statutory requirements are met, you also have the right to rectification (art. 16 GDPR), erasure (art. 17 GDPR) and restriction of processing (art. 18 GDPR) of your personal data.

If the basis of processing is art. 6(1) e) or f) GDPR, you have a right to object under article 21 GDPR. If you object to processing, your data will no longer be processed thereafter, unless the controller demonstrated compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests of the data subjects.

If you have provided the processed data yourself, you have a right to data portability under article 20 GDPR.

If the data processing is carried out on the basis of consent granted under article 6(1) a) or article 9(2) a) GDPR, you may withdraw that consent at any time with effect for the future without affecting the lawfulness of the previous processing.

In the above-mentioned cases, or if you have questions or complaints, please write us at (e-mail address).
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority. The data protection supervisory authority located in the state in which you live or where the controller is located has jurisdiction. In Sweden, the Swedish Data Protection Authority

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