Privacy policy

SWEP welcomes your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our products.

Notes on data protection

Protecting your privacy in the processing of personal information and the security of all business information are important concerns that we consider in our business processes. We process any personal data collected from visiting our SWEP websites with confidentiality and only in accordance with statutory provisions.

Links to other websites

Data protection and information security are part of our corporate policy, but our website may contain links to websites of other providers, to which this privacy policy does not extend.

Automatically collected non-personal information

When you visit our web pages, SWEP uses cookies and active components (eg JavaScript) to track visitors' preferences and behavior to optimize the website.

You can refuse to accept cookies via your browser settings. Please note that some features of the website may no longer be available.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal information is all information about your identity, such as your name, e-mail address or postal address.

Such data will only be saved if you provide it to us on your own, ie.  in the context of a completed contact form, registration form or the execution of a contract.

Use and disclosure of personal data

All personal data collected by SWEP within the scope of SWEP's internet services may be used in the following ways:

  1. collected, processed and used only in accordance with the respective applicable regulations under the personal data protection laws,
  2. for the purpose of contract execution and justified legitimate business interests with regard to the advice and support of our customers and prospects. 
  3. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties outside the SWEP Group.

Rights concerning your personal data

Upon request, we will inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable laws, with which (if any) personal data about you that is stored with us. 

  1. If, in spite of our efforts to maintain data accuracy, incorrect information is stored, we will correct it at your request.
  2. We will delete your personal data at your request. If you wish to delete all personally identifiable data, it may affect the current way that business is conducted with SWEP.

Personal data safety measures

SWEP uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your data made available to SWEP against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration and disclosure. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments. 

Cookies possibly used on SWEP websites

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to SWEP. Google does not provide any PII (personally identifiable information) to SWEP.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the cookie settings of your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of SWEP’s websites to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and installing it: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .

Hotjar

This website uses Hotjar, an analysis software of Hotjar Ltd. ("Hotjar") ( http://www.hotjar.com , 3 Lyons Range, 20 Bisazza Street, Sliema SLM 1640, Malta, Europe). With Hotjar it is possible to measure and evaluate the usage behavior on our website in the form of clicks, mouse movements, scroll heights, etc. The information generated by the tracking code and the cookie is transmitted to and stored by the Hotjar servers in Ireland.

The following information is collected:

The IP address of your device (IP addresses of visitors are always anonymized before being stored)

  • Your e-mail address including your name and surname, if you have made it available to us through our website
  • Screen size of your device
  • Device type and browser information
  • Geographic point of view (only the country)
  • The preferred language to represent our website

Hotjar will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to generate reports, as well as other services related to the website use and internet evaluation of the website. Hotjar also uses third-party services such as Google Analytics and Optimizely to provide services. These third parties may store information that your browser sends during your visit to the Website, such as cookies or IP requests. For more information on how to store and use Google Analytics and Optimizely data, please refer to their respective privacy policies.

By using this website, you consent to the above processing of the data by Hotjar and its third parties under this Privacy Policy.

The cookies that Hotjar uses have a different "lifespan"; some stay up to 365 days, some remain valid only during the current visit.

You can prevent the collection of data by Hotjar by clicking on the following link and follow the instructions there: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out .

Apsis Lead

This website uses Apsis Lead, an analysis software from APSIS International AB ("APSIS") ( http://www.apsis.com , Stormgatan 11, 211 20 Malmö, Sweden, Europe).

APSIS technology can identify training opportunities for future B2B relationships. This is done by evaluating the IP address and using the unique identifiers stored in cookies.

The APSIS Lead Cookie has a maximum lifespan of 180 days.

 

Change of our privacy policy

SWEP has the right to change this privacy policy at any time in compliance with the applicable legal data protection regulations.