The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) ” imposes obligations onto organizations anywhere, so long as they target or collect data related to people in the EU”.
We only collect essential personal data required for administration purposes such as names, addresses and the personnummer where rutavdrag applies. These are held securely on a recommended accounting service used by our accountants.
Notes, plans and photographs are often used in the management of gardens and are kept in written and/or electronic form.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Data from visitors completing contact forms is dealt with as for comments (see above).
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We do not use Google analytics to monitor site activity as the site is only for existing and potential customers to learn about the service and for those interested in reading the gardening and permaculture blogs.
We do not share your personal data with other services or businesses.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Data from visitors completing the contact form is kept as for comments (see above).
How we protect your data
Care is taken to ensure the security of your data by not sharing with third parties or saving to mobile storage devices. Appropriate malware detection and protection exists to protect the data.
What data breach procedures we have in place
On identifying a breach of data, we aim to inform all customers within 24 hours of the breach and to inform the appropriate authorities. Only customer payment dates and amounts are kept by THENGA, all sensitive financial data regarding invoice payments are held by our accounting service (Fortnox).
What third parties we receive data from
You may be referred to our service by trädgårdsproffesion.se or by a garden designer. In either case, we receive only basic contact information and the reasons for the referral.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 2016/679 applies to this business. It is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).