Purpose and Target Group
Processing Reliability and Security
Personal Data provided by Individuals is only collected and processed if required to meet legal obligations, fulfil agreements, or if it is in our legitimate interest to handle or if the Individual explicitly has given their consent to specific use of their data.
Business Sweden is also committed to ensuring that Personal Data is secure Regardless whether the data is processed electronically or in paper format. To prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction Business Sweden has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Personal Data collected.
What Personal Data Business Sweden collect
Business Sweden may collect the following Personal Data of current and prospective clients and their representatives, employees and job candidates, individuals who agree to participate in market research, and website users (collectively referred to in this policy as “Individuals”).
Business Sweden collects information such as the name, address, telephone, fax numbers and email addresses of Individuals who request Business Sweden´s information materials or reports, individuals seeking employment or engagement with Business Sweden and individuals engaged in services offered to their employer.
In dealing with service providers, vendors and customers, Business Sweden obtains information about the business contacts; including name, title, name, address, telephone and fax numbers and email address.
In certain situation, e.g. to provide services to employees, both in foreign and home offices, or to our recruiting candidates, we will collect other data; including birth date and birth place; gender; education; occupation; employment history and information; information about activities, marital status.
We will always provide information of how data will be used at point of capture or by other means if the data is provided by third parties.
Business Sweden may place ads on its websites, on publishers' websites or within email content, either directly through the publisher or via a third party. For Individuals interacting with the advertising content, ad server companies may collect information about Individuals such as domain type, IP address, clickstream data. This information is not identifiable by Individuals’ Personal Data other than their IP address.
For more information about how we use personal data on our websites, please read here
Use and sharing of personal data
Business Sweden may use collected Personal Data for the following purposes:
- To improve products and services such as reports, market analysis for example via the website
- To offer or provide services to client companies
- To evaluate and recruit employment candidates
- To monitor and manage its staff, including processing payroll and providing benefit programs
- To monitor and manage agents and other service providers, including processing payments, accounting
- Internal record-keeping and control
- Marketing optimization, including, market research, analysing and improving marketing campaigns and profiling internet users
- With Individuals’ consent, for marketing purposes, including direct marketing, follow up by email, phone or mail with Individuals who requested informational materials to provide further information and send promotional email or mail about Business Sweden´s professional services or other information Individuals may find interesting
If, for the purposes listed above, Business Sweden may share Personal Data with authorized vendors, agents and representatives outside of the European Economic Area. All transfer will be made in accordance with written agreements in the form of the Model Clauses.
Rights of the data subject
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, Individuals may request details of Personal Data that Business Sweden holds about them, and exercise their privacy rights as provided for by law, by writing to the below address. Please find a more detailed description of the privacy rights here.
If Individuals want any other information, please email to the below address.
Request for information and contact
Head of Compliance/DPO
From time to time, Business Sweden may use Personal Data for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this policy. Business Sweden will post the policy changes to https://www.business-sweden/data-privacy to notify Individuals of these changes and provide the ability to "opt out" or unsubscribe from these new uses. If Individuals are concerned about how Personal Data is used, they should check such webpage regularly.